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McFaul's Ironhorse Tavern

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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub
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2260 Cromwell Bridge Road, Parkville, Parkville, MD 21234
+1 410-828-1625
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: "McFaul's" provides an Irish undertone and a subtle insight into the...
"McFaul's" provides an Irish undertone and a subtle insight into the atmosphere and cuisine we will provide. "IRONHORSE" was a term used by Native Americans to describe locomotives and will emphasize the Ma & Pa Railroad heritage. "IRONHORSE" is also a reference to Maryland's sports legends; dedicated men who worked hard and gave all that they had for the success of our local teams. These iron horses include Johnny Unitas, Art Donavan, Bill Pellington, Brook Robinson, Cal Ripken, Eddie Murray and Ernie Tyler. The word "Tavern" fits the setting quite well and describes a comfortable place with time-honored recipes, friendly service and a unique selection of spirits. The decor throughout the entire restaurant is of Irish and Old English influence. Unique themes and motifs are used in each designated area. The first, or front, dining room has a fireplace and serves as a tribute to Baltimore County and the location's rich past. Vintage pictures and interesting local art provide a bit of history and traditional warmth for our main IRONHORSE dining room. The second, or side, dining room will is named the "Baltimore" room. This area showcases photographs by Aubrey Bodine, Baltimore's famous pictorialist. It will also serve as our "Media" and "Event" room. The Baltimore room can be rented for corporate meetings and wedding rehearsal dinners. This area naturally flows into the deck area and when combined with our deck bar, will serve as a great place to have a "private" event. The third, or back, dining area is called the the Loch "Raven" Room. This bar area has an adequate dining space as well as a eighteen person bar that houses four large HD televisions. This room specifically showcases Loch Raven history and the Baltimore Ravens. The Loch "Raven" Bar has autographed Ravens photos and unique memorabilia that makes it the best place to watch Baltimore's favorite pastime. The outside deck area, when weather permits, is primarily used for outdoor dining. It can be used as a secondary bar and as an optional "private" bar area for events and rental parties. All of these rooms tie into each other and juxtaposed accordingly showcase Maryland's rich history as well as the location's unique attributes. I feel McFaul's IRONHORSE Tavern at Sander's Corner will become a place to relax and enjoy great food and spirits."
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sunday dinner

McFauls never fails to satisfy. The oysters are always good and there is a reasonable selection of local offerings. The scallops are the best in Baltimore and add a good craft beer from their selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Robert G
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Milford`, United States
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Milford`, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

McFauls never fails to satisfy. The oysters are always good and there is a reasonable selection of local offerings. The scallops are the best in Baltimore and add a good craft beer from their selection.

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Erial, New Jersey
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had my birthday dinner here this year at the end of a couple day road trip. the place is on the outskirts of Loch Raven Reservoir which is a really scenic and beautiful drive. There is a dining room with fireplace and 6 or 8 tables, an outside deck, with several tables and a bar area with tables and a... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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45 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Met friends there on a Sat evening. Sat outside but had to go early (4:45) to get a high top table near the bar. Bar was packed with "bikers." Noisy and very crowded. Bartender was also the waitress so had to wait about 10 mins to order a drink. She was friendly and was trying but I think she could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We came out Friday and had an awesome night. It was a business meeting/family outing but the raw oyster bar was awesome. Craft beer selection was really cool too. The shucker actually told us about the oyster we were ordering this was an awesome treat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The staff was respectful, happy to help me and overall pleasant. The environment was clean, cozy and very welcoming this winter. Spring time on the deck with loved ones & friends will make our summer memorable.

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Parkville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Oyster Po Boy and Salmon BLT's are great! The staff is very friendly and attentive, too. Weather permitting the outside seating is nice with a great view.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

In the middle of nowhere, here is a classier casual place. The menu is not large but, the food is infused with flavor and well presented. The wait staff is attentive, knowledgeable and pleasant. On very hot days, we like the deck but- autumn and winter are cozy near the fireplace.

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McFaul_Towson_MD, Owner at McFaul's Ironhorse Tavern, responded to this review

We love the title of this review and look forward to when you return!! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I went here during restaurant week and the place was crowded. It's hard to give a review during restaurant week because I think the restaurant is preparing for a crowd and typically it's a crowd they don't necessarily know. Unfortunately my meal was cold and undercooked. My guess is they were overwhelmed.

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McFaul_Towson_MD, Owner at McFaul's Ironhorse Tavern, responded to this review

We are so sorry for the experience you had when visiting. Please email me at kristin@mcfaulsironhorse.com so we can remedy this situation for you. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

McFaul's has out done itself. The food and atmosphere, will make your dinning experience next to none. It's location is so unique, surrounded by, trees, corn fields, and water. You can choose to eat indoors or out. Either way, the view from the bar side of the restaurant is awesome. A nice fireplace is found in the main dinning room.... More 

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Thank you so much we love to hear this, We really appreciate the review and look forward to seeing you again. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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100 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Having grown up just a few miles away from this restaurant, I remember it when it used to be Saunder's Corners. That was just a lunch counter. McFaul's has transformed that restaurant into a higher end joint complete with table clothes on the table, cozy fireplace and deck seating. The bar area is very large and has a little bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2260 Cromwell Bridge Road, Parkville, Parkville, MD 21234
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-828-1625

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Pub

Description

"McFaul's" provides an Irish undertone and a subtle insight into the atmosphere and cuisine we will provide. "IRONHORSE" was a term used by Native Americans to describe locomotives and will emphasize the Ma & Pa Railroad heritage. "IRONHORSE" is also a reference to Maryland's sports legends; dedicated men who worked hard and gave all that they had for the success of our local teams. These iron horses include Johnny Unitas, Art Donavan, Bill Pellington, Brook Robinson, Cal Ripken, Eddie Murray and Ernie Tyler. The word "Tavern" fits the setting quite well and describes a comfortable place with time-honored recipes, friendly service and a unique selection of spirits. The decor throughout the entire restaurant is of Irish and Old English influence. Unique themes and motifs are used in each designated area. The first, or front, dining room has a fireplace and serves as a tribute to Baltimore County and the location's rich past. Vintage pictures and interesting local art provide a bit of history and traditional warmth for our main IRONHORSE dining room. The second, or side, dining room will is named the "Baltimore" room. This area showcases photographs by Aubrey Bodine, Baltimore's famous pictorialist. It will also serve as our "Media" and "Event" room. The Baltimore room can be rented for corporate meetings and wedding rehearsal dinners. This area naturally flows into the deck area and when combined with our deck bar, will serve as a great place to have a "private" event. The third, or back, dining area is called the the Loch "Raven" Room. This bar area has an adequate dining space as well as a eighteen person bar that houses four large HD televisions. This room specifically showcases Loch Raven history and the Baltimore Ravens. The Loch "Raven" Bar has autographed Ravens photos and unique memorabilia that makes it the best place to watch Baltimore's favorite pastime. The outside deck area, when weather permits, is primarily used for outdoor dining. It can be used as a secondary bar and as an optional "private" bar area for events and rental parties. All of these rooms tie into each other and juxtaposed accordingly showcase Maryland's rich history as well as the location's unique attributes. I feel McFaul's IRONHORSE Tavern at Sander's Corner will become a place to relax and enjoy great food and spirits."
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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