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Ott House Restaurant

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5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
+1 301-447-2625
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
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Reviewed December 24, 2015

This place is a good choice to get off campus when you're at the NFA for a couple of weeks. The walk isn't long but it is enough to feel like you're going someplace. The food is decent (the wings were the best thing I...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed December 18, 2015

Fantastic spot to sit and relax after class. The owners make you feel like home. The firefighter memorabilia is incredible.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed December 6, 2015

Great little homey place less than a mile from the National Fire Academy and FEMA's NETC. The staff is great, the food okay and the atmosphere top-notch.

Thank DocMacNab
Reviewed November 12, 2015

Ott house has been a fixture in Emmitsburg for years. Typical pub grub, evenings can be busy with folks from FEMA training facility. Wednesday night is trivia from 8-9 then at 10 is taken over by local College students. Not far from Ski Liberty, its...More

Thank Gregg C
Reviewed October 31, 2015

We have been driving by the Ott House for years and we finally stopped. The outside gives a very nice appearance of a small town pub restaurant. We were able to find street parking on the main street that runs through Emmitsburg; so far, so...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Rude,redneck,boring food, avoid at all costs . Nothing special. Awful. Bad bartenders. Avoavoidcosts.atastbartenders.

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Reviewed September 27, 2015

My children recommended this restaurant - they are college students at a local college. We were so pleased! The atmosphere isn't much to speak of, but it's very family friendly. Lots of big tables for larger parties. The food was excellent! Very typical pub type...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stopped in with 8 friends while out riding motorcycles. They were able to seat us right away and arranged tables for our group. Decor is typical small town bar feel. They have a wide selection of food but pretty much the standard bar fare. I...More

Thank blues4545
Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a small local place in a town that is home to the National Fire Training Academy. The bar walls are covered with fire and police badges from across the country and beyond. It's fun to look at all the fire company badges and...More

Thank 123lovetravel2013
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I visit the Ott House when I am staying at the National Fire Academy down the street. The food and drinks are always good. Most importantly, the owners always make the firefighters visiting feel like they are at home. The interior is filled with fire...More

Thank celliott1082
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Emmitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-447-2625
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