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All 41 St. Michaels Restaurants

Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar

409 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
410 745 3081
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Ranked #4 of 41 Restaurants in St. Michaels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

It's been a few years since we last visited and the food is still amazing! The restaurant was very busy...a party of 30 upstairs...and our server was still attentive and friendly despite the Saturday night demand. We had the white pizza with extra toppings and the parmesan potato chips are a MUST! Pricing is fair and food portions are perfect.... More 

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Claremont, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We arrived at a busy time and waited at the bar. They have an outstanding wine selection and Stuart, the bartender was helpful. We ate on the enclosed back patio by the fireplace. For the appetizer we had the New Orleans and for dinner I had the Shrimp Pappardelle Pasta and my husband had the Short Ribs. They were both... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This place was recommended by a few friends. It was delicious and I love the small town feel of the place. We got ham and pineapple pizza, and the meatball for appetizer.

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Callaway, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The food was great, the outside area that is now enclosed it wonderful.. Very well done.. The only problem I had, they let people bring there 2 dogs into the now enclosed eating area.. I was very unhappy about this..And as far as I'm concerned it was a poor choice of the restaurant..

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We had just arrived into St. Michaels and need a quick bite- Ava’s had a delicious white pizza that my fiancé and I shared. We also shared a salad which was alright- nothing special. The prices were reasonable. I would definitely recommend this place.

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Lansdale, PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Is it wrong to have the Damian's wasabi oysters for breakfast? That was our exact question after having dinner at Ava's two weeks ago. This appetizer was probably one of the best we have ever had. The flavor was so complex that we considered returning the next morning for another serving since our brief vacation here was ending the next... More 

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Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This Italian food was fresh, flavorsome and large portions. The dessert was divine and spaghetti and meat balls was great. The service was eager and helpful and very attentive. A great local spot for a fine feed.

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Westampton, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Yummy, my husband and I had a recomendation to eat here. Happy we did. We hate chain restaurants, and this place is all about quality, and TLC to the customer. We split a pizza, and meatball sliders. The pizza was delicious, just wish they made a larger size pizza (it appears that is made with one size) The meatballs were... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stumbled in here based on other reviews and were pleasantly surprised! Such a warm and inviting atmosphere. We sat at the bar and Mick was our bartender. We had the spiced sangria which was the best sangria we have ever had and that's saying a lot! Jenn even had her first oyster with the baked oyster appetizer and like... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Our family ate at Ava's twice in three days, both times for lunch. The food was great both meals. Recommend the turkey sandwich, meatball sliders, fresh potato chips with Old Bay seasoning, and the pizzas. The special cauliflower chipotle soup was incredible. Service was nice. At busy times, call ahead. We had to wait for a table the first time.... More 

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Additional Information about Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Address: 409 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
Phone Number: 410 745 3081
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  St. Michaels
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza

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