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The Furnace Bar and Grill

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12841 Catoctin Furnace Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-2130
+1 240-288-8942
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible23%
Jul 9, 2018
“Wing NIght”
Oct 21, 2017
“A solid meal after a long hike”
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Bar, Pub, American
12841 Catoctin Furnace Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-2130
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The Furnace has new owners and are changing the atmosphere from the bar to a restaurant. They offer AYCE crablegs that are delicious. In addition to the crablegs you can get shrimp. Well worth the price. Have been to other places that offer the same...More

Thank wiinks2
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We love their Tuesday night wings and yuengs! Wings are delish and beer is cold. The service is great and every one is very friendly.

Thank LAMS7905
Reviewed March 9, 2018

The food is decent. Prices are fair. Local crowds, especially in the evening and weekends. I have had good experiences here and only one instant where the waitress forgot to come back to see if we wanted anything else.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed October 21, 2017

This is a nice place to bring your family for a quiet, filling meal. Service great, as were food and beer selection. Order the sidewinder fries!

Thank ellenalaynemontoya
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped with my husband after a visit to the Catoctin Zoo. It was about a mile away. He has a steak and cheese sandwich and I had the French dip. Both were very good and the pricing was good.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We "googled" this place while on the road, it had high rating so we gave it a try. What a nice surprise! Food was very good, our server was excellent and friendly, very clean inside, and rest rooms were up to date and very clean....More

Thank SedonaFess
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure why this is rated so low on the site. I went there today for the second time and I found the food to the excellent the service also excellent the place is very clean and I will definitely be back. Wish it...More

Thank Mousy
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Believe the server was the owner. He was very responsive to requests and made sure we were happy. Fries were excellent as was the beer. Sandwiches could stand for a less butter or whatever as they were way, way too rich. As far as ambience,...More

Thank dctrentster
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Place has been remodeled very nicely. Wish I could say the same for the food. Got the cheesesteak on flatbread. Horrible and I mean really bad. Hardly any meat and cheese on top of the bread and it was so greasy it made the flatbread...More

Thank loveoceancity56
Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

I will be back. Good place! Crab dip and cheese steak are awesome! Awesome bartenders and cold beer make this place awesome!

Thank Clint R
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, American
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12841 Catoctin Furnace Rd, Thurmont, MD 21788-2130
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Thurmont
  • Phone Number: +1 240-288-8942
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