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Characters Bridge Restaurant

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6136 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman, MD
+1 410-886-1060
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“crab dip” (13 reviews)
“crab imperial” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
6136 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman, MD
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

We are s local and visit this place often. The food is great, crab soup, oysters, crabs, crab dip with a freshly baked bread. Usually sit at the bar to play keno eat and play pool. Very nice restaurant with outstanding views of knapps narrows...More

Thank backfin2016
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We walked across the bridge to Tilghman Island,and found this restaurant. We took a chance and the Rockfish dinner was a very nice help g with two sides and fresh bread. We enjoyed the sunset while we were dining. Definitely going back next year.

Thank ljtravlrs
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Our first choice for dinner was unexpectedly closed for the evening. So, we went to the second choice on our list, Characters Bridge Restaurant. Excellent menu, a casual atmosphere, and a wonderful view of boats passing through the inlet from a day on the Bay!...More

Thank Dprest
Reviewed October 9, 2016

We stopped here for drinks one night and lunch the next day. Service was very good and they even brought drinks outside to us so we could sit on the dock. The oyster stew is DELICIOUS and the rock fish bites were very tasty as...More

Thank hoods5
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Having had lunch early, we just wanted to stop for a break with a view. No problem – despite lunch still being served at other tables we were made welcome and had a seat at the edge of the water with a terrific view of...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We had a light dinner @ their Tiki patio right on the water. Very nice ! We were sitting with a great view of a draw bridge which went into operation while we were there. Fun to watch. Great service, reasonable prices and great being...More

Thank Rich z
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We were the only 4 in the restaurant and the service was still slow. We never did receive our bread and the food was not served all at the same time. Will try some of the other establishments in the area the next time.

1  Thank baldwinmill
Reviewed September 4, 2016

My husband and I visited Tilghman for just 4 days and we had dinner twice at Characters. I had the crabcakes and my husband had the crab imperial. Both dishes were full of fresh crab with no added filler. The seasoning was perfect and did...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Yes, Characters may run out of some menu items fairly early. Yes, its tiny napkins are flimsy. But the service is great and so is the food. A great place to dine toward evening and watch the passing boats, the drawbridge, the sunset, and the...More

1  Thank Richard K
Reviewed August 30, 2016

A really cool place to just drop by and have a drink. Bloody Mary is terrific! Great views of the drawbridge in action.

1  Thank Dick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6136 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  Tilghman
  • Phone Number: +1 410-886-1060
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