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Zahniser's Dry Dock

C Street, Solomons, MD 20688
+1 410-326-4817
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
C Street, Solomons, MD 20688
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We kinda stumbled onto this place but, what a find! Beautiful views, even in winter. Excellent fine dining. Small establishment so, get your res in for dinner after 5:30! Food was excellent , service was also. Nobody rushes you. Large bar area.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jack L
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We had Sunday brunch with my son and his wife and the two grandchildren, 6 and 3. The setting and view are great. The dining area was quiet despite being crowded later in our meal.Service was very responsive and very sensitive to the "needs" of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Millisgrampa
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Bottom line up front-you need to eat at The Dry Dock! After a chilly boat ride it was time for dinner. We started with the fried oysters and they were excellent. Lightly fried fresh tasting goodness. They come with cocktail sauce but I prefer tarter...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CRisor747
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Lovely waterfront location. Awesome service and the food was excellent.! Nice wine with reasonable prices!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hhairware
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Service was timely, entries were done to perfection. Presentation and service left nothing to be desired. Reasonably priced for the quality of the meals. Quality of the drinks were above average.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank buckarmiger
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We ate dinner there last night with another couple and were all very pleased. The crab dip app was delicious, however, we didn't care for using toast as the dipping agent. The smoked salmon app was very good but the quantity of salmon was extremely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MelissaScottkk58
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Just think people should know that traveling up a lot of steps is required to eat in this restaurant. It looked like a very nice place, but I was traveling with my mother who is not able to do stairs. I was disappointed they had...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vivian S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our family likes a good brunch and the variety of items on the menu at this cozy waterside restaurant fits the bill. I dined on the delicious and hearty cream of crab soup. It had jumbo sized pieces of lump crab meat in every bite...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank fourps2018
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Dry Dock is one of our favorite restaurants in southern Maryland. We frequently go there for dinner, and this was the first time we tried the Sunday Brunch. The brunch menu is very creative, with a lot of great choices. The Southwestern Ham Hash with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HeloShark
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Service was wonderful with Kate. We were two couples eating outside on a warm evening overlooking the marina and the boats. We had incredible seafood; six jumbo shrimp in amaretto sauce and fried oysters as appetizers. Then we had summer salad with crab cake. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank john c
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Don Y
July 28, 2018|
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Response from Ljspahr | Reviewed this property |
10 am for brunch and 5 pm for dinner
Willie W
September 1, 2016|
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Response from 605StevenA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Bonnie S
June 25, 2016|
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Response from 875richarde | Reviewed this property |
It's not a large room - when in doubt, reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C Street, Solomons, MD 20688
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Solomons
  • Phone Number: +1 410-326-4817
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The Dry Dock, is located in Solomons Island at the Zahniser's Yachting Center. Expect an intimate water view restaurant that caters to an upscale dining experience, specializing in steaks & seafood. We offer deck seating, weather permitting. Nightly specials & Happy Hour 5-6:00pm daily. Hours of Operation: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 5:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10:00am - 2:00pm Reservations recommended.
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