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Bill Bateman's Bistro

$$ - $$$
Bar, American, Pub
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2021 Pulaski Hwy, Ste H, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-2136
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

We go here all the time, and always have a great meal. We love the crab soup, the wings and their service. You can't beat the prices and the menu is fairly diverse, including food for kids and light fare. We love to sit at the bar, eat, watch sports and play Keno! Fun night for a couple of fuddy-duddies.

Thank 385cliftonm
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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85 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Before I was on a fat-free diet, I enjoyed Bill Bateman's. Simple, not expensive and excellent chicken wings.

1 Thank William M
Bear, Delaware
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great bar food and very friendly staff. Specialty drinks are good, but sometimes inconsistent, depending upon the bartender. If you're looking for a light atmosphere, where you can have fun and enjoy good eats at a very reasonable price, Bill Bateman's is the place. The wings, loaded nachos, chicken fingers and french fries are all good choices. Based on my... More 

Thank RocheleB115
North East, Maryland
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159 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

We tried Bill Bateman's for the first time and found the experience enjoyable for Happy Hour. Of course, one part of "happy" is not getting gouged for pub food and Batemans had very reasonable rail liquor drinks at $2.75 each and a variety of day-special half-priced appetizers. We ordered & shared the ten bbq wings for $5.99 and the hot... More 

Thank Jack D
Baltimore, Maryland
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186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2016

Went for dinner with my daughter. They were busy but not crowded. We ordered boneless wings as they were on special. Even at 79 cents each it seemed pricey. They wings however were very good. We each ordered a hamburger. She got the crabby burger and I a hamburger with mushrooms, swiss and bacon. The burgers were average, not bad... More 

Thank blues4545
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

Variety of decent sandwiches and huge onion rings, but the chicken wings are not worth the cost. I think it was $11.79 for ten medium-to-small wings. Wing sauces and dry rubs are pretty good though. Our family went there in December 2015.

Thank lewf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

All was very good-food,service and ambiance. Truthfully the best crab cakes I have had in awhile. The owner, I believe, went out of his way to see all was good.

Thank Johnthic
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

I have been taking my two middle school boys to Bill Bateman's a couple times a year to watch Sunday football for the past 3 years, and it has become a kind of tradition. We love the wings, and you can't beat the half priced burgers! They also have really great BBQ ribs! It really is more of a restaurant... More 

Thank Keith D
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2015

We enjoy crab cake Wednesdays. For the price they are fine, but we have noticed less and less pieces of "lump" crab meat in the cakes. The price has gone up slightly like everything else and the crab cakes have declined slightly although it will not stop my husband from ordering them:)

Thank kaz0354
Aberdeen, Maryland, United States
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48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Monday is all you can eat wing night. I personally like the wings, but between the higher cost of the beer $7 bucks for a draft last time we went and the food that my wife doesn't like because she doesn't eat wings, well we don't go there.

Thank Mark P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, American, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2021 Pulaski Hwy, Ste H, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-2136
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Havre de Grace
  • Phone Number: 410-939-7667

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