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Bowman Restaurant & Pub

9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
+1 410-665-8600
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Had to make a trip into Baltimore and after a few errands, I suggested to my husband to go have a late lunch/early dinner here. Before moving, we used to eat there nearly once a week. I ordered a margarita which came with orange juice,...More

Thank Chickie N
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

We would like to apologize that your time with us did not go according to plan. We want to offer all of our guests a positive and carefree dining experience, and the meal you have described seems to have fallen short. We really value the...More

Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here to check out their happy hour. We were immediately greeted by Chastity. The beer prices were very affordable, but it was the appetizers and Chastitys personality and service that won us over! We had wings which were crispy and...More

Thank mersingary
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review. We do hope that you will come back and see us again very soon! Cheers!

Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

We visit Bowman's every time we come to the area. Never disappointed with food or service. The chicken salad is excellent

Thank Mark M
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

We are so thrilled and thankful for your kind review. We do hope that you will come back to see us again to enjoy another round of Chicken Salad

Reviewed August 13, 2017

Had lunch here while on a road trip. Service was friendly. A little slow since it was after lunch and not a lot of customers. I had Maryland Crab soup. It wasn't bad just couldn't taste or see any crab meat. The place is old...More

Thank Cowgirlkc
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback! We are working on some updates to the restaurant and hope you can come back again to experience them! Thank you again.

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped at the Bowman Pub for lunch. We were greeted by the young man tending bar as we entered the pub. He offered us the option of the bar, high top tables in the pub, or the dining room. We chose a high top in...More

Thank Runtravelers
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Got a late start from Long Island and stopped here for dinner. Unassuming exterior and cozy warm interior. Several spots show ware and tear and really should be looked at. Nice patio dining area and bar. Plus a really nice quiet dining area in back....More

Thank GGWags
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2017

Thank you so much for coming in! We hope you will be back again the next time you pass through. Cheers!

Reviewed June 26, 2017

We are there on a Monday night. We were seated quickly, order taken, and food served hot and as expected. I had the veal parmesan and it was great. I would recommend to others. the price was medium and right for the meal.

Thank Napsterthecat
Reviewed June 19, 2017

This place has been renovated since the last time I visited. It's very nice on the inside, but not in a way that made me think that it was too upscale. I stopped by for lunch and ate at the bar. It was a quiet...More

Thank westernfb
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2017

Thank you so kindly for your words and for coming in to see the new renovations! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us and hope you will come back for another bowl of our seafood bisque soon! Thank you again!

Reviewed June 6, 2017

We ate here for lunch after a memorial service. They seated our smaller-than-expected party in a private room, which was much appreciated. Our dedicated server was hurried, but efficient. Food options are varied and accommodate all sorts of palates, so you can certainly find something...More

Thank blondeinabmw
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

We truly appreciate you taking the time to leave us your review!! We are so thankful you enjoyed your time with us and do hope you will come back to see us soon! Cheers!

Reviewed April 10, 2017

Went to a memorial lunch for my neighbor who's husband passed away. I know it is the person who books the party to plan and pay for it. But what I don't understand from the restaurant is how can you have whiskey wine or beer....More

Thank pkelly3215
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Thank you so much for coming in to dine with us. We are sorry to hear that your experience was not top notch. We hope that you will come back and give us another shot. Thank you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 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: 9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-665-8600
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Description
The Bowman has been a staple in the Baltimore area for over 30 years. Known for their crab cakes, which were called "the best in Baltimore" by Baltimore Magazine, The Bowman also boasts a substantial menu, certain to please the pickiest "foodie". The property has recently renovated the bar and adjacent seating area to bring the look of the space up-to-date. The area is now brighter and has 5 large televisions for patrons to watch sporting events, while enjoying food and drink specials. This area serves lite fare in addition to dinner entrees, and opens at 11AM.In the evenings, typically starting at 9PM, the bar hosts karaoke or live entertainment. Keno is available too. Check The Bowman's entertainment schedule on their website for details. If customers prefer a quieter ambiance, there is another dining room that opens at 4PM and is considered more upscale with table cloths Lite fare is not available in the main dining room; however, there are daily specials.COMEDY CLUB: Downstairs from The Bowman Restaurant is Sully's Comedy Cellar, which has shows both Fridays and Saturdays. Sully's features comics from HBO, Comedy Central, BET's ComicView, Leno and others. With the comedy club just downstairs from The Bowman, customers can enjoy dinner and a show in one location!The Bowman can seat large parties and has separate banquet rooms if required.There is plenty of FREE parking. The Bowman is a completely non-smoking establishment.
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