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The Phoenix Emporium

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American, Bar, Pub
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8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
410-465-5665
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Barto, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

We were told to try this restaurant out by a local and we wanted to explore Old Ellicott City. We were able to get seated right away. the food was good, the waitress was very nice, but the place was very noisey. I thought it would be good to mention in case anyone wanted a quiet restaurant. My only true... More 

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Thank mbhpf
WINCHESTER
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They offered a soup sampler with 2 soups $5.95 a bit pricey but it was worth every slurp!! The creamy Maryland crab soup was the absolute best I ever tasted.

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Thank JANEEN N
Eldersburg, Maryland
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121 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Came here for lunch with my husband one day and it was not appealing to me at all. Food was okay but nothing special.

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Thank Maggie1875
Towson, Maryland
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I decided to venture to Ellicott City for lunch. The first restaurant we came to was The Phoenix. We were on the early side of the lunch hour so the restaurant was almost empty. The menu consisted of so many tasty-sounding options, it was hard to choose. Our waitress was attentive, yet giving us the needed time... More 

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Thank Pat P
Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I love this place. They have some great pub food and great prices on drinks! They have happy hour everyday from 4-7 I believe and on Wednesdays after 9pm it's $1 domestic beers! Can't beat that. I personally love the buffalo chicken wrap and the burgers. Be careful though you have to love spicy food because the buffalo chicken wrap... More 

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Thank John T
Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I stopped into the Phoenix Emporium this afternoon for a burger and a beer. I was amazed at the selection of the beers. It was also interesting to learn about their 99 beer challenge. Drink one of each of their different beers, thankfully you can do this over an extended period, and you will receive your name on a plaque... More 

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Thank Scotty P
Fort Worth, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

Visiting friends in Ellicott City over Christmas. Walked by the restaurant and the smells made us hungry. I had a burger and a local brew. Very good. Always impresses me when a waiter takes an order and doesn't write anything down and then delivers everything perfectly. Beer selection was good. My friend had to have a card stamped since he... More 

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Thank NMSU92
Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Great waitress. Ordered a crab cake sandwich. Very good. Made in house. Crab soup has excellent flavor. Stopped in while my wife was shopping. Food was tasty, waitress was attentive. Ordered Irish coffee, normal, looked like a good selection of beers. Great little pub on corner of street. Typical pub food. Would have gone back but was outvoted. Very worth... More 

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Thank Samuel L
Raleigh NC
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200 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

My friend and I just stopped in for a light dinner, and it turned out to be a fun evening. This is a small casual establishment with a bar and restaurant with full menu. The atmosphere is somewhat eclectic and the bar and restaurant are both small, but the service is great and the staff is friendly. We had a... More 

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Thank LakeIslandGirl
Baldwin, MD
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is one of our go-to spots for dinner...great food, great beer, down-to-earth atmosphere. The service is always on point...but avoid on Friday and Saturday nights due to parking issues in Old EC.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-465-5665

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