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106 W. Pier Street, Pier Street marina, Oxford, MD 21654
410-226-5171
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner, family reunion or class reunion!

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty Escape

Cool breezes off the Tred Avon River, awesome view from the dock, and really good food. We sat on the water and enjoyed cold beers, crab sliders on sweet potato rolls with fresh tartar sauce, a huge Caprese sandwich with creamy cheese and fresh tomatoes. The wait staff was friendly and helpful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
Dirk D
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Wilmington, Delaware
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English first
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We have been going to Masthead for about 7 years. It is our favorite spot on the eastern shore. It is our first choice when family and friends visit and we love to go as a couple and also with our children. It has an amazing view, laid back low key vibe and friendly efficient service. This was our first... More 

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Easton, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Except for the Scottish Highland Creamery, the Masthead Restaurant is our most-visited food place in Oxford. The Masthead is the place where we always bring out-of-town visitors. The place is informal and the food is good. The biggest draw is it's location: right on the Tred-Avon River with fantastic sunset views. Our favorite dish is the fish and chips, but... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Cool breezes off the Tred Avon River, awesome view from the dock, and really good food. We sat on the water and enjoyed cold beers, crab sliders on sweet potato rolls with fresh tartar sauce, a huge Caprese sandwich with creamy cheese and fresh tomatoes. The wait staff was friendly and helpful. We loved the marina atmosphere.

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! So glad you enjoyed your meal and the atmosphere! We do have a great spot, great staff and a tasty menu! Hope to see you again soon! Wendy Palmer Owner More 

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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We visited Masthead couple of weeks ago on a Thursday and even though we arrived at 8 pm we were the 1st (and probably last) customers of the day!! Staff was friendly and I can imagine the view and sunset must be great but it was cloudy and rainy when we were there. Food was ok but they didn't have... More 

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

I need to address your review because you are calling us thieves which we are not. Please be careful on Trip Advisor because people take your words seriously. -You said you were overcharged. You had a hummus plate for appetizer (9.99), fish and chips (13.99) and crab cakes entree which says MARKET PRICE which is $36.99 (the menu says $15.99... More 

Rockville, Maryland
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We've been to Masthead several times and have been pleased. Last weekend we brought a family out boating which had two children highly allergic to nuts. They rarely eat out because of cross contamination in oils and general unawareness. I had the father call Masthead and another restaurant in Oxford ahead, to see how they could accommodate the allergies. The... More 

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We do take pride in our work and especially the care of guests that have special dietary needs. Glad you enjoyed and could rest easy knowing your needs were cared for! Wendy Palmer Owner More 

Stafford, Virginia
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Prices were reasonable, atmosphere was A+ and view was unbeatable. All outdoor seats have the most uncredible view. Watch the sailboats and motorboats. If you can be there for the sunset, you will be surprised.

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you enjoyed the meal and atmosphere. We most definitely have a super view and spectacular sunsets! We hope to see you again soon! Wendy Palmer Owner More 

Easton, Maryland
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A casual place to dine with a nice water view atmosphere. Four of us went for dinner and all of us were pleased with our meals. Their cream of crab soup is delicious. I had a half Greek salad that was quite large. Each of us enjoyed our food.

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Jackie- Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! We are glad you all enjoyed your meals. The Cream of Crab is outstanding! We hope you will be back soon! We appreciate your business! Wendy Palmer Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We love going to Masthead! My parents live in Easton, MD and always go to Masthead for a quick getaway to enjoy great seafood. Their crabcakes and cream of crab soup are delicious! And to make it even better, the view of the Tred Avon River is spectacular!

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Donna- Thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are thrilled you enjoyed your crab cake and crab soup!! This year's menu is spectacular! We changed the crab cake recipe as of the end of last season, so we glad you give us a thumbs up! The view is stunning, we agree! Please come back and... More 

Hampstead, Maryland
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52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

now to be fair I think they had only just opened for the season.....we will go back later in the summer and give them a second chance....the view is outstanding...we didn't sit at the bar so I can't comment on that and they were very friendly just SLOW service and the food was average for example I ordered steamed shrimp... More 

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We are just opened, just about a month now, and we are training some new staff, so we are sorry your service wasn't up to par, but glad you noted friendly! We do have the best views in the area and the most spectacular sunsets you will ever... More 

chesapeake
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81 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It was Oxford Day on a cool, fresh-from-the-cleaners day. Throwing ourselves full tilt into the festivities works up a hearty Eastern Shore appetite. Hey, after witnessing the blessing of the dogs before their paws on parade, touring the museum, enjoying the library, house hunting, THEN the flagship Morris Street parade, isn't that time for culinary reward? Our selection, after our... More 

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wendypalmer, Owner at Masthead Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow! We loved your review!! Such a lovely write up for us on Oxford Day, which kicks off our season every year!! We are thrilled you enjoyed visit to our town and our restaurant! We are also thrilled that you felt so welcomed by all, including my mother, who was dining at the bar! The conch fritters are very special... More 

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Additional Information about Masthead Restaurant

Address: 106 W. Pier Street, Pier Street marina, Oxford, MD 21654
Phone Number: 410-226-5171
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  Oxford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 W. Pier Street, Pier Street marina, Oxford, MD 21654
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: 410-226-5171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

Perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner, family reunion or class reunion!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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