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Olde Bay Tavern - CLOSED

4114 7th St, North Beach, MD
443.964.5261
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Cuisines: American
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English first
New Market, Maryland, United States
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

this was an ok place and I was looking forward to a return visit for dinner as my previous visit was for lunch. But just found out it has closed:-(

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Three of us went for lunch, but we should have gone somewhere else. My wife ordered a chicken quesadilla and ordered the crab quesadilla with fries. Both quesadillas were cold, probably sat to the side waiting for the fries that were not cooked through, and rock solid. The staff was pleasant but that's the only positive to this place.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

My fiancé and I recently ate here while staying two nights in nearby Friendship, MD. From Philadelphia, we are in our 30s, well traveled, and generally look for restaurants that take pride in the details—it doesn’t have to be fussy, just pick something and do it well. We also prioritize value—with a baby on the way, we aim to watch... More 

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Maryland
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stopped here on our way to the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa and got lunch. Crab cake sandwich was pricy ($16.99) but worth it. Fresh cut fries, little filler, old bay sauce, excellent! Looks like a house on the outside, very quaint on the inside. I'd come back here again!!

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Anderson, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

We found this eatery via Trip Advisor and based on it's looks and crowd at lunch we gave it a try. Wow! The broiled halibut was fresh and the crab cakes were flavorful. But the best are the French fries. And to top it off our waitress was friendly, efficient, and obviously liked her job. I would go back anytime... More 

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Hughesville, MD
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I last wrote a review on Olde Bay Tavern in September of last year. This is more of a summer time place to me because if you get seated on their porch it could be chilly in the winter months. It was nice out Friday night, so we decided to go back to Olde Bay Tavern. Another good meal, good... More 

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Ann Arbor, MI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013 via mobile

If you are tired of the common fried/ warmed-up average grub you get at the chain resteraunts, check out The Old Bay Tavern. The atmosphere is comfy, the service is friendly, and the pace is relaxed. The Tavern offers hand-crafted food like momma used to make. The crab cakes are probably the best around. I also like the salmon, the... More 

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Croom, MD
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

My husband and I went with two other couples to Old Bay. Unfortunately their trademark hush puppies were brought out burned to a crisp. Then the entrees were delivered, all except one. When finally brought out, the shrimp was not cooked enough. At that point, since everyone else was more than halfway done, i just asked for it to be... More 

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Golden Beach, MD
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Not the typical run of the mill restaurant. Good option if you don't want the cookie-cutter type experience.

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Annapolis, Maryland
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Food is teriffic and desserts are all home made by the owners wife. They are simply delish!! Small and quaint but worth the wait you wont be disappointed.

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Additional Information about Olde Bay Tavern

Address: 4114 7th St, North Beach, MD
Phone Number: 443.964.5261
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  North Beach
Cuisine: American

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