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Adams The Place For Ribs

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169 Mayo Road, Edgewater, MD 21037
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Bedford, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a bad local spot, but is becoming a bit more of a male dominated sports bar, servers in tight pants, lots of TVs. I had the steak salad, steak was ok, not great, service was very good, crab dip appetizer was not good, we had one the night before at yellow fin which was phenomenal in comparison. Shrimp wrapped... More 

Thank portchygal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Prices continue to go UP ! Portions continue to go DOWN ! Some specials are worth the wait and the dollars and sometimes they appeal to your CENTS both Money and TASTES !

Thank Michael P
Annapolis MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Met a friend for lunch at Adams today. I hadn't been there in a long time and am not a fan of their BBQ but the hot pastrami sandwich on toasted rye was excellent. Very good pastrami, perfectly prepared. The fries and coleslaw were also very good. I'm sure to go back.

Thank Qtfish
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

In Edgewater MD, AA county. This place has been around forever. It's good, not great but I like it. Last night I had the grilled chicken breast salad and it was really good, balsamic on the side with the included marinade. Big enough good diff types of lettuce. Everyone else got: rib platter which was huge, pulled pork sandwich and... More 

Thank riva9129
Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We happened here by accident when other nearby restaurants were packed with Sunday brunchers. We were very happy to have found them. Ribs were tangy, not hot & fell off the bone. My husband had a crab cake that was the best we've found so far - solid crab, big chunks. Baked sweet potato was perfect. Quick service.

Thank Alison L S
Edgewater, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

I had the pulled pork sandwich and it lacked flavor. The fries and coleslaw were good. My friends had the beef brisket which they said was very good.

Thank MagJoe2015
Odenton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Lived in Edgewater for 3 years and frequented the restaurant occasionally. Then I moved to Central Maryland and did not find a better baby back rib place anywhere. When I’m in the mood for bar-b-q with my wife or family its always a drive back to Adams.

Thank stantheman32
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

It had been years since we had been here, don't live in the area anymore. We came on a Friday night and Saturday night. We ended up seated in the tables surrounding the bar area. Lots of locals come here. The first table were seated in had a gross mess of food on the floor under the table, when we... More 

Thank Annette A
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

EXPENSIVE, LIMITED SPECIALS, crowded limited parking. Servers are self serving, if your not a regular avoid the lack of interest and or service. Once long ago it was OK, butt not any more try Royal Farms ! Better Service Better Food, less disappointment !

Thank Michael P
Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I have been going to Adams Ribs for many years. I love the combination of tender, flavorful ribs along with the sauce on the table. Out of the many rib joints across the country and from my own kitchen, I always say, Adams Ribs are the best.

Thank Ed W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Mayo Road, Edgewater, MD 21037
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 410.956.2995

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?