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The Anvil Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Pub, Sandwiches
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1290 W. Washington Street, P.O. Box 707, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-535-2582
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 28
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Anvil is EXCEPTIONAL!

The Anvil has wonderful menu selections, a lovely dining room, and a cozy bar area. We sat at a table in the bar area by choice and it felt like we were sitting in the kitchen of a wonderful old house, with a quaint view of the town out the front window. The hospitality and service were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Laura L
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Joppa, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Joppa, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

The Anvil has wonderful menu selections, a lovely dining room, and a cozy bar area. We sat at a table in the bar area by choice and it felt like we were sitting in the kitchen of a wonderful old house, with a quaint view of the town out the front window. The hospitality and service were fantastic. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Don’t know why I had never come here before, but I sure am glad I did. Had to wait a few minutes for a table (next time I’ll plan ahead, I kind of expected it to be crowded on Friday night!) but that was worth the wait! Very fresh crab cocktail, crispy breaded mozzarella sticks on special, and the main... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We actually ended up here for Valentines Day. The food was very good (crab cakes) and the service was pretty good as well. Considering the location this place is certainly above average (better than the casino for sure). There a pub area and a more formal dining area in the back. It was actually very quite when we were here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Took my Valentine to dinner and enjoyed the fresh oysters and she enjoyed the rib eye cooked to perfection. Although very busy, service was great! I highly recommend The Anvil and will go again.

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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

What's not to like? The pizza is always fresh. The crust is perfect - crispy, yet chewy on the inside. The price is right. I had the Margherita pizza and House Salad. The House Salad was surprisingly good. Very tasty dressing and some delicious cucumbers in there. The pizza had yummy fresh sausage that was freshly prepared. The service is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

First of all, the service is ALWAYS perfect. Everyone I've ever encountered is sweet, friendly and happy to see me. Servers are knowledgable and courteous without being stuffy or arrogant. Secondly, the food is not only top notch, but the portions are generous. Recommendations: NY strip, Beef Du Jour and the best crab cake I had anywhere yet!

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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

For someone who likes seafood, this is the place to go. Shrimps are well done, juicy and delicious. The salmon is the best I had on the east coast. The mussels are just as good as the salmon. This place can be crowded sometimes, so if you don't like waiting, just get a reservation. Anyway you wait to enjoy a... More 

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Senior Reviewer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

It's oyster time and if you're looking for some great oysters, then this is the restaurant for you. These oysters hit all the right notes no matter how you like them done. Fried, on the half shell, steamed...this restaurant does it all and does it all perfectly to boot. Their Rockefeller and Oyster stew is simply out of this world.... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our group of 8 demanding women was completely happy with yesterday's extravaganza meal, trying every oyster on the menu (really depends on your personal taste on how you like oysters (sweet, briny, cooked), Smoked Trout Salad and of course, french fries and onion rings. Nice selection of wines and beers. Service was friendly and was able to handle the multiple... More 

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Pittsburgh
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This place was great! Even though every table was filled the service was still wonderful! We enjoyed the food and atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1290 W. Washington Street, P.O. Box 707, 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 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?