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Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill

$$ - $$$, American,
13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell, MD 20629
+1 410-394-3825
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (61 reviews)
“fish tacos” (17 reviews)
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Gastropub, American, Bar, Pizza, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell, MD 20629
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family outing, old food, really good pizza, but music so loud you can't hear the person ext to you. We were seated in the bar, maybe sound would have been better in the regular part of restaurant, but, wow, soooo loud in the bar. It...More

Thank maryjo9113
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the first me after many years, Christmas group thing. Pre-select menu which I opt out of because I wanted a crab cake sandwich, came with lettuce and tomato and sauce. It was twenty bucks about 4 oz on nice soft bread, it was...More

Thank NY N
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Lots of people I know love this place. My experience was just so-so. The food was okay, the service was less than average, ambiance was nice, and overall experience was just average. If you're wanting a leisurely casual meal with adult beverages, you'll like this...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed December 2, 2017

Really nice atmosphere, the waiter service was excellent, and the crab cakes, mac'n cheese were very good.

Thank FritsMetz
Reviewed November 22, 2017

After hearing about some favorites here, I looked forward to visiting myself. The nachos were excellent, though unique because they are actually homemade potato chips. I absolutely loved the cream crab soup. I do not remember how it is listed on the menu, but it...More

Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed November 8, 2017

St. George's Island standout! Always love coming here but this time it was awesome! The charcuterie was outstanding! Fresh meats, cheese assortment was delicious, pickles and onions were perfect. If we had known we would have just ordered 2 and called it dinner. Cioppino was...More

Thank Lisa Y
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

A group of friends and family went here for drinks after a family wedding. We were staying at the Hilton Garden Inn which is right across the parking lot. Good drinks good service also good bar food.

Thank sugarfluffyhappy
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Back in Solomons which means we need to stop in at Ruddy Duck for dinner. We were quickly seating and the waitress was very pleasant. Everyone was wearing Halloween costumes which was fun. My wife ordered the pork Wiener schnitzel and when it arrived it...More

Thank hawaiidoc
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

This summer we have sampled crab cakes from Boston to Solomon, we found the best. We enjoyed the crab cakes, jalapeño onion rings and the duck pizza with caramelized onions. Each of us enjoyed a different brew, they have something for everyone, even a special...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed October 18, 2017

I was staying at the HGI right next to the Ruddy Duck so I went there for dinner. Had the greek salad and a pizza. Greek salad was huge, so huge I didn't need the pizza but I ate most of it anyway. Salad was...More

Thank Scott E
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Response from RDBrewery | Property representative |
Hi Catwink & Kathleen! The Ruddy Duck has a semi-private dining room of the side of the bar that can hold 30 people seated and approximately 50 standing. We love hosting large parties and consider it a specialty of ours!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $40
Gastropub, American, Bar, Pizza, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13200 Dowell Rd, Dowell, MD 20629
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Dowell
  • Phone Number: +1 410-394-3825
The Ruddy Duck is a vibrant space that pairs artisan crafted food and beer delivered with passion
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