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Shannon's Saloon

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American, Bar, Irish, Brew Pub, Pub
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9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2805
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Columbia, Maryland
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352 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to Shannon's for dinner. The place is modeled on an Irish pub. The bar and decor are nice. We were seated right away but the staff was slow to come over to our table. We got our drinks quickly after that but it was 30 minutes after we arrived before we got our dinners. I had the meatloaf... More 

Thank TooOldtoRun
bethesda, md.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You really have to hand it to Shannon's. Always excellent food from meat loaf to chicken pot pie. Great salads and deserts. All the while keeping prices really reasonable. Great place to take the family for lunch, brunch or dinner.

Thank barymad
Knoxville, Tennessee
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have dined at Shannon's every time we return to Ellicott City to visit old friends and neighbors and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is pleasing, and the service and food are always excellent. I usually have MD crab cakes and they were excellent as usual. My wife had the whole lobster special and was very pleased with the... More 

Thank OttandBert
Columbia, Maryland
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234 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I said four years ago, Shannon's is our local go-to place for prime rib special on Tuesday. We went there this week, and it is as good as ever -- albeit with a slight increase in price to $15.95. We got there at 5:30 which is usually early enough at most places to get immediate seating, but there was... More 

Thank R Dale S
Port Charlotte, Florida
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether it's chicken, beef, seafood or home made meatloaf you always get a great meal at Shannon's - this is a place where the locals eat. The drinks are huge and very inexpensive too! You may have to wait a few minutes to be seated, but the wait is worth it.

Thank Devonrex03
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

But not the Prime Rib which is the special on Tuesday nights. Two ordered Medium Rare, one ordered Medium. All pleased with dinner.....sides were good too. (Green Beans in particular). My Half and Half (Guinness and Harp) was perfect.. Service good despite the place being crowded. During the week, if you can hold off until 7PM or after, the crowd... More 

1 Thank QuiepodeLlano
Ellicott City, Maryland
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179 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Absolutely GREAT! Always crowded, and when you have lunch/dinner there, you will know why!!! The menu has just about everything under the sun on it! Prices are very reasonable and the service always excellent! Gotta visit Shannon's!!!

Thank Barry1948714
Columbia, MD
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225 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This place has a beautiful bar, cozy bar area, and comfortable dining room. On this trip I ordered the Filet Special, my wife ordered the Monday Crab Cake (2) Special, a 20oz. Guiness, and we both shared everything. Unbelievably Scrumptious!

1 Thank LordThomMohr
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

We got crab cakes which were terrific. The crab had great big lumps and the binder was a good traditional Maryland binder. The taste of the crabmeat came through and it wasn't full of breading. The mashed potatoes were great! Fresh green beans also! The crab dip was pretty good but we should of just ordered the meals. We were... More 

1 Thank dianeshort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The restaurant always has good food. Great burgers and salads. I like a salad topped with blackened salmon. Excellent. Parking can be a problem.

Thank Cfanta3704

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $31
American, Bar, Irish, Brew Pub, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-461-4588

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?