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The Robert Morris Inn

314 North Morris St, PO Box 40, Oxford, MD
410 226 5111
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Ranked #2 of 6 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $48
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Once the home of Robert Morris who gained fame as "Financier of the Revolution". General and later President George Washington was a close friend and visited Robert Morris often. In more recent times author James Michener outlined his famous novel, Chesapeake here and fell in love with our renowned crab cakes.Now the Eastern Shore's most unique historic restaurant with rooms under celebrity Chef Proprietor, Mark Salter and Ian Fleming.Enter the Inn and step back 300 years: a pristine yet historic interior welcomes with timber beams, panelled walls and open fires in the cooler months. Through to Salter's Tavern featuring historic red brick walls and old slate floors, with magnificent fires in the cooler months and offering casual outside dining on our Terraces and Veranda during balmy warm summers.This is a truly historic Inn, cosy with a natural patina running through. Friendly, great cuisine and understated professional service.
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Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Have had cream of crab soup all around the Eastern Shore of Maryland. This is by far the best I have had.....just excellent. The restaurant is located in a historic Inn in a very picturesque town on the Bay.

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Easton, Maryland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A very historic property, on the Chesapeake Bay. Eat in the pub area or one of 2 more formal dinning rooms. Great burger and fries! Oysters. Dinner salads, soups.... Very nice selection on the menu. Excellent wine list. Local beer on tap. On a cold night, large fires warm the rooms.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Charming atmosphere, friendly staff. Loved that it was near where we were staying and that it was open. The fried oysters tasted like they had been made ahead and frozen. The crabcake was decent and a good size, but I've had much better for a lot less. The chef does vegetables well. The wine selection by the glass was meager,... More 

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Newark, Delaware
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

good food, nice menu. good quality food and good service. Nice options on menu for seafood, beef and for vegetarians.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Returned to Robert Morris after a year and had another magnificent lunch. Enjoyed the Butternut Squash Soup and the Crab Spring Roll! Service was attentive and friendly.

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We ate dinner and breakfast at the Robert Morris Inn. The food was superb. We ate inside for dinner and breakfast outside. If the weather is nice, you should eat outside. The food was superb but a bit pricey. Service was excellent as well.The waitress recommended a few places at ST. MIchael's that were excellent. It was a pleasure to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Great food at reasonable prices. Old world charm with stone and wood atmosphere. Chef does a great job.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were staying in Oxford and walked to the Inn for breakfast; the food and service were both good. We would return.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife had wanted to go to this place for years. However, we didn't stay at the Inn, instead staying at Sandaway, which had been spun off from the Inn. We were both pleased with the food overall. I was especially pleased with my combination seafood platter. I wish I'd known the cream of crab soup I got on the... More 

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South West
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63 reviews 63 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We ate here mid-week with friends and found it a really positive experience – friendly and helpful staff, high quality food and interestingly furnished.

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Address: 314 North Morris St, PO Box 40, Oxford, MD
Phone Number: 410 226 5111
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Oxford
Average Prices: USD 16 - 48
Cuisine: American

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