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169 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1804
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Edgewater, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an overall good restaurant / Bar. Has been renamed, but good friendly place. Menu specials most nights, Good grilled Prime Rib

Thank Ecomshopper
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love coming to Adams for an evening dinner when I don't feel like cooking. The food is delicious and he RAVES about the chicken sandwich w ham and Swiss. Another "local" fav of ours!

Thank carlapappy
Annapolis, Maryland
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211 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Adams has the best ribs in the area. The meat is fall off the bone good. Also, I strongly recommend the pulled pork. It's wonderful. When we don't want to spend a lot of time at the restaurant, we get carryout. I could eat their food at least once a week if I didin't fear gaining 30 lbs.

Thank Cookiebob
Bedford, Texas
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

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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87 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

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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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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370 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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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98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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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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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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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
1 review
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.

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Mayo Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Edgewater
  • Phone Number: 410.956.2995

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?