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Chick and Ruth's Delly

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner, Soups
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165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2064
410 269 6737
6:30 am - 12:30 am
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Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 12:30 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly service. The crab cake was special. But save room for the pies. They are made fresh daily. We went back the next day just for pie.

Thank Dave G
Chantilly, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great service in the busy little deli in Annapolis. We had a delicious lunch here before going on a sailing trip on the Bay. It was a good choice with a menu that never ends. The choices are amazing from breakfast to lunch any time of day. I look forward to eating here again when I go back to Annapolis.

Thank 123lovetravel2013
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came because of the 6-pound milkshake, and found that a family of 5 can power through it in about 5 minutes. The food here was not bad, but it wasn't anything to write home about either. Typical diner food. I found the prices to be a bit on the high side.

Thank Rob H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have known this restaurant since Chick & Ruth were still alive, since it has been taken over by the younger generation it has only gotten better. A haunt for many of the state pols when the legislature is in session, tables are difficult any time but worth waiting for the food is that good.

Thank John M
Davidsonville, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ever long for the "good old days" of a Mom and Pop Deli with great down to earth food and a great price? Well, visit Chick n Ruth's Deli on Main St in Annapolis MD. The staff is a group of fantastic waiters/waitresses that are friendly with a bit of that New York City edge. As you enter, whoever is... More 

Thank toc919
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you come to Annapolis you have to come to Chick and Ruths. It a tradition. Big portions. Great food. In the heart of downtown. It is part of the whole Annapolis experience.

Thank Romance1962
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chick and Ruth's should be on everyone's list when visiting. Great diner food, atmosphere, in the heart of Annapolis. Try the colossal shake challenge!

Thank John B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time there and boy oh boy does it deserve ALL the accolades it has garnered!!! Huge portions of very high quality. And the atmoshere is cozy, friendly and not pretentious...AT ALL!!! Hard pressed to find a better value anywhere let alone in Annapolis!!!!!!

Thank Herbied143
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The BEST crabcack in Maryland! The will even send it throughout the nation. Breakfast is legendary and the ambiance (unique) works for them. Food is great (breakfast lunch or dinner) but believe me, not fine dining..

Thank CSH21401
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Talk about a small unique diner nestled in Downtown Annapolis! Very good food & the service is quick. You will sit in amazement at how the employees flow in such a tight space. I have tried breakfast, lunch & wish I had room for a milk shake! Highly recommend this little gem! Make sure you go hungry!

Thank D9081PGnicolem

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
6:30 am - 12:30 am
6:30 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2064
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410 269 6737

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?