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Portside Restaurant

201 Trenton St, Cambridge, MD 21613-2406
+1 410-228-9007
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“crab dip” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
201 Trenton St, Cambridge, MD 21613-2406
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has a very local feel and was crowded on a Friday evening. The ambience is nice, with indoor and outdoor seating. Our server, Shannon, was delightful and friendly. The crab cake was superb. Unfortunately the mahi mahi was very poor - overdone and...More

Thank FellowTraveler730578
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great view, especially from the deck. I was told this was a go to place, so I went. I ordered the stuffed shrimp platter and it was average. I thought the shrimp could've been a little bigger just as the crab balls could've been. The...More

Thank CountyCopper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited the Portside a number of times over the years. The price of the food is reasonable and the servers are friendly. I am not that impressed with the seafood dinners. I recently ordered the stuffed rockfish and it was a bit overcook...More

Thank rippleda
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant if you love great food, good service and a picturesque view. Dining out on the upper deck overlooking the river was a pure pleasure. Some of the best crab dip around can be found here.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We loved the crab imperial, the unusual stuffed mushrooms (also the cheeseburger for those who aren't into seafood). There are lots of choices-homemade chips, fries, sweet potato fries and great deserts too.

Thank Renee002
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I found the service to be quick and efficient (Barbie was my server). I had pan seared scallops and they were good. I had sides of steamed broccoli, which was nothing to write home about; green beans, which were slightly overcooked but they were cooked...More

Thank NikD34
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Always great food and cooked to your order, My spouse's favorite dish is the nachos with chicken. They are now including ground meat which is spicy but they don'y add Old bay to it. It's enough for two people.

Thank Ernest M K
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I'm a native Pennsylvanian now living on Maryland's Eastern Shore. When I want to enjoy both my Pennsylvania German heritage and my Maryland surroundings, this is the place to go. I don't know any other restaurant in the area that offers a spinach salad with...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I am not a local and found this restaurant on my AroundMe app. Great choice and food! Thank you to our awesome waitress, Katie for a great evening. We will definitely be back when we are in the area

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Lunch with my wife today. Nice outdoor setting on a small Canal next to a drawbridge. Not very crowded yet service was very slow and unattentive. One of our barometers is how frequently the wait person comes by to refill our water glasses which never...More

Thank sts421
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 Trenton St, Cambridge, MD 21613-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 410-228-9007
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