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Boatyard Bar & Grill

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400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
7:30 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Evesham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The selection of home brewed beers was very good but the food was average and fairly pricey. Service was good and staff were very helpful.

Thank Phil H
Storrington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A short stroll over the bridge from the centre...worth the walk. We had crab cakes and much more. Very good! The serving lady could not have been better. We left with a smile on our faces and headed across the street and down the road opposite, got the ferry boat across the water to the quayside. Recommended.

Thank johnsG9230SY
Haddon Township
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the location in Eastport along the water but I was not pleased with the food. The crab balls and the fish and chips were small and badly overcooked. The service was very good and the drinks tasty but the food was disappointing. There are so many excellent restaurants in this area that I am sure I will not... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here several times. They know how to produce good food and grog, fast and reasonably priced. I've been here for dinner several times and Sunday brunch and I've never been disappointed.

Thank joesterfour
Sweetwater County, Wyoming
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant lived up to the recommendation we received from friends. Their Crab cakes were excellent and enough for my husband and I to split along with their smoked fish dip appetizer. Grest service, cocktails and dinner.

Thank grammyshere
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the fish and chips, and was disappointed. Also be aware, this restaurant is very loud and hectic.

Thank traveller3321
Baltimore, Maryland
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner at the Boatyard Bar & Grill on a Friday evening. Walked in and was seated immediately. The mussels were a very good appetizer. Their prices were very fair and the service was excellent. We will be back!

Thank chisel007
Petoskey, Michigan
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant had good food but was incredibly noisy. I had to raise my voice to talk to my niece right next to me....forget about talking to anyone any further away. After close to an hour wait because they don't take reservations (we arrived at 5:15pm) we were seated and waited on by a rude waitress who served me my... More 

Thank Irma N
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Funky place located across the bridge in the Eastport section of Annapolis near city dock. Comfortable seating, wide spaced tables even though this place can pack them in, stellar service, great food. Highlights were probably the combo of two crab soups in one bowl, yang and yang. I had a great soft shell crab sandwich, the children enjoyed their fish... More 

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DeLand, Florida, United States
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great meal, great atmosphere and fantastic service - overall it was a wonderful dining experience. The crabcake dinner is sensational the crab dip on the appetizer menu is delicious. We also had oysters & wahoo that were exceptional. Highly recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
7:30 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410-216-6206
The Boatyard is where local sailors, fishermen and lovers of the Chesapeake enjoy pint drinks, great crab cakes and the freshest local seafood. Specialties include smoked fish of the day (on premise), cream of crab and Maryland crab soups and an extensive list of crab and seafood specialties. The First Lady came from the White House to enjoy our crab cakes. The Boatyard has the most extensive raw bar in the area including a variety of oysters, clams, shrimp and mussels. The Boatyard receives awards for being most family friendly and having the best burger on the Bay. Its weekend brunch is the best in the area. The Boatyard is located in the historic maritime district of Eastport-a short walk or water taxi from Annapolis City Docks. Its photo boat films the local sailing races and shows them nightly. Named by Coastal Living, Sailing World and Sail Magazine as one of world's top sailing/boating restaurants.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?