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The Phoenix Emporium

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8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
+1 410-465-5665
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good54%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab dip” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
“club sandwich” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
8049 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4616
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

Great little place with good food! We were regulars before the flood closed the place and we can't wait for it to reopen...and are hopeful that it will. Can't wait to see what changes there will be.

1  Thank rhonda m
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Before the tragic flood, this was our go-to place in Ellicott City. We live just up the hill, so the Phoenix was just a few minute drive away. OK, the place can seem a bit run-down at first, but don't lit that "atmosphere" fool you....More

Thank Les J
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...More

1  Thank mbhpf
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.

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.

Thank Maggie1875
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,...More

Thank Pat P
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...More

Thank John T
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...More

Thank Scotty P
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...More

Thank NMSU92
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...More

Thank Samuel L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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: +1 410-465-5665
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