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Stanford Grill

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8900 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045-5805
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Four of us each had something different and each one of us was well satisfied. The noise level was pretty high though.

Thank AnnBeach
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Suggested it for a business dinner. My co-workers were happy with the food and service. One is gluten sensitive and was happy with the choices given to her. Good crab cakes and of course the key lime pie is the best! Service was great!

Thank Pattysc123
Columbia, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Third time here and just keeps getting better! Best service in years and every dish we've tried has been great!

Thank MommaBoof
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stanford Grill is perfect for business meetings or couples or special events. The menu is phenomenal, but save room for dessert and share it.

Thank DCLDad
Columbia, Maryland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've dined here a number of times. The food is very good and a good value. The live music is wonderful and not deafening as is sometimes the case. They play Sinatra, Cole Porter and Gershwin - and do a fine job. This is a very pleasant place to have a good meal. I was somewhat disappointed in the large... More 

Thank williamdadam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stanford Grill is amazing. Sometimes there is a wait around dinner time. I prefer to make a reservation every time. The pot pie is to die for and the chicken is amazing. Everything is great. The kids children's chicken is enough for an adult or 2 children to share. The apple pie is seasonal and the best ever. You must... More 

Thank yolandam401
Orlando, Florida
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the surf and turf with crab cake. Both were done right. Folks at the table enjoyed there dishes as well. Food was great, wine selection very good. Casual atmosphere and very good service. A little price but worth the trip.

Thank peter l
Dunwoody, Georgia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a solo lunch on work travel. Sat at the bar. Ellen is very nice and knowledgeable about what is good to eat on a diet. I enjoyed the roasted chicken and veggies. The Diet Coke was Diet Coke. Best part is the food. I wish they could add a grilled chicken option and add calorie content to... More 

Thank vanillagor1lla
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places to eat in the Columbia area. That being said, you get what you pay for. It is pricey, but well worth it. I suggest this for special evenings with family or date nights. They offer generous portions, and you will be needing a box home. Great food, great place, check it out.

Thank Katalin R
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hidden gem is one of the best in the area. The atmosphere is great for business but also casual. The prices of food and drinks are reasonable. Top shelf bourbon in Columbia for $9 is hard to beat. I lived in the area for 10 years and crab cakes were some of the best I've ever had! Definitely recommend!

Thank Scott G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 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: 8900 Stanford Blvd, Columbia, MD 21045-5805
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 14103120445
At Stanford Grill, food is our passion. Our commitment to ensuring you enjoy your dining experience is illustrated in our approach to the menu. Every day, our chefs handpick the freshest produce. Our chef-inspired dishes are made to order and prepared in our open-air kitchen, making you part of the culinary experience. Come enjoy the ambiance, savor exceptional American cuisine and sample our array of red and white wines. Stanford Grill: American cuisine at its finest.

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