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LJ's and the Kat Lounge

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1130 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740 (Eastern Blvd.)
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 3
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Atmosphere

We were here for a business dinner and it was nice. The atmosphere was lovely. Service was good. Menu selection was good and the food was very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Business meetings
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English first
Nashville, Tennessee
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173 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for a business dinner and it was nice. The atmosphere was lovely. Service was good. Menu selection was good and the food was very tasty.

Thank HintonTN
Hagerstown, Maryland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always a unique dinner at LJ’s. Top Notch Meal. Excellent service and food you just can’t find anywhere else in Hagerstown. Special drink options as well. Certainly one of the best places to go for that special night out

Thank SamCoolMD
Hagerstown, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

My husband and I first ate here shortly after they opened. At the time , we thought the food was good , but the service was rude enough to keep us from coming back. We recently decided to try it one more time. We happened to be sitting up near the kitchen and I noticed that the meals were pre-prepared... More 

Thank Freida T
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I REALLY want to give LJ's a 4, but I have to call our dinner last evening average. Let's address service first. We were greeted in an acceptable amount of time, but we did have to wait in the foyer for a little bit. I was surprised to see our hostess wearing a plaid shirt and jeans because I was... More 

1 Thank J D
Western Md
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Alex and his crew created a fabulous appetizer platter for a very small special event. All night heard comments about the unique favors, special touches and elegance. 2 different country pates. Salmon condiments beautifully prepared. This far exceeded expectations. Would also make a lovely picnic. Could not ask for anything better.

Thank Barba753
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had kind of forgotten about L.J.'s - used to go there quite a bit - so when we heard about the St. Patrick's Day brunch we decided to make reservations - always enjoyed their brunches. Well, I'm sorry but we have crossed L.J.'s totally off the list - very disappointing visit - not the same tip top professional service... More 

2 Thank Natemum
Hagerstown, Maryland
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

First time there since moving here a 1 1/2 ago. This is now our favorite to go "Special Event" restaurant. Food first -- I had the flank steak medium rare with fries and smoked ketchup - steak was to perfection with the right amount of spice. Beforehand, I had the smoked salmon appetizer - almost stopped the main meal and... More 

Thank Bob G
Hanover, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

On a recent business trip to Hagerstown,MD my wife googled (when did google become a verb?) Trip Advisor to search for dinner and found this teasure. It is a little hard to find and needs a better sign. It is on the end of a court or you might never locate it, BUT, it is well worth the hunt (just... More 

Thank Earl C
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166 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

There aren't many great restaurants in this area. This is suppose to be one of the best. It has an open kitchen. Some might think the wait staff is pretentious but I think they try to be professional and efficient. While the menu was different and have good selections, the food was not as great as I had hoped. Apparently... More 

2 Thank YBtravel
Washington, DC
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My wife and I anticipated a nice evening out with a delicious meal in a restaurant that had been given rave reviews. Upon entering, they take your coats and you proceed to follow the greater thru a leather curtain into the dining area. The wait staff seemed very full of themselves like it was a five star New York City... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1130 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740
    (Eastern Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: 301.739.7990

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings


Open Hours
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?