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The Anvil Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub
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1290 W. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-535-2582
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce...
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season. OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm, bar and slots open later. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday. Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 40
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  • 28
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Above average

The beer selection was good, and the planked salmon was above average. The one thing we had that could use some improvement was the chicken wings. The breading was too thick , so they got soggy with the buffalo sauce.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
masd1
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maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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Winchester Va
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Had an excellent burger and got to meet the chief very neat and my server Amanda was peach she keep the tea cold and full. Any where n the panhandle is close enough to swing in For great food fun staff and nice place to eat Awesome.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

On a weekend getaway, we stopped at the Anvil for what we knew would be a decent meal, but it far exceeded our expectations. Amanda was our server and she made us feel like long lost friends, so warm and friendly. The special that evening was the filet mignon with mushrooms, and it was melt-in-your-mouth delectable. It was the perfect... More 

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maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The beer selection was good, and the planked salmon was above average. The one thing we had that could use some improvement was the chicken wings. The breading was too thick , so they got soggy with the buffalo sauce.

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Stafford, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

First, we went to the Canal House, sat down and our waitress came and told us that they were out of almost half of their menu, which isn't that much to begin with. We were disappointed. Then, we left and went to The Anvil. We were greeted immediately and seated very fast. Our waitress, Amanda, was very prompt and got... More 

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Elanora, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We enjoyed our meal but the highlight of our evening was Amanda our server. She is a most engaging and friendly person. She enjoys her job and is attentive in serving her guests. We enjoyed our steaks and a fish from the specials menu.

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

one of the best things here are their homemade nachos and fresh salsa. The staff were friendly and attentive

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Edgewater, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The atmosphere of the dining room was delightful. The food service was quick, friendly, and knowledgeable. Our server, Amanda, was friendly, charming, and very efficient. The food was delicious and plentiful.

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Knoxville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They have a great menu to select from. The decor is welcoming and you feel very comfortable. Staff is very attentive, so you never need to wait for a refill on your drinks.

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Charlottesville, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was a surprise to find in Harpers Ferry but you can get some interesting quasi-gourmet meals in a very pleasant quiet restaurant. The food was good but somewhat pricey. I would like them to have displayed a menu outside so I knew that beforehand. If they had, I would have gone elsewhere simply because I don't like spending $25... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband ordered the crab cake which was terrible. It was right out of a box and mostly filler. Crab salad was just okay. The table was sticky. Pricey and not worth the $$$

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Additional Information about The Anvil Restaurant

Address: 1290 W. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 to 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1290 W. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 to 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Romantic

Description

Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season. OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm, bar and slots open later. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday. Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?