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McLoone's Pier House

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141 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745
(301) 839-0815
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great experience, every time I have visited. The Crab Cake Appetizer and the Chicken Noodle Soup were superb. Even the Caesar with Chicken was great, along with the wine and beverages! All the menu was politely and efficiently served by Tremecia, our cordial server. My wife and I had a great day.. dining out on the deck. Veterans, this establishment... More 

Thank George G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch on a blazingly hot Sunday afternoon. Our server was friendly but not intrusive. He was constantly filling our water glasses with a smile saying that we needed to stay hydrated on such a hot day. He gave honest feedback on the menu stating that he thought the value was poor for the crab ravioli ($32 for 8... More 

Thank Odessa636
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great crab fritters and ice cold beer! Quick friendly service and I would return again! Bartender Doug makes a delicious harbor lemonade.

Thank Greg L
North Carolina
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167 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's interesting reading everyone's reviews just now...seems that so many people have different experiences. Well, me too. I went for dinner this evening by myself...nice to have the peace and quiet. Scored a seat on the deck overlooking the water. Got overwhelmed at the menu - everything looked good - so I flat out just asked the waitress what to... More 

Thank drpclarke
Dumfries, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location and friendly staff. The food is flavorful and of excellent quality. The calamri is a bit lackluster and was over done. Our main course was stuffed shrimp and snow crab legs. Both were wonderful. I would definitely have them again. We sat inside, however, there is outside seating with harbor views. Note: Food is pricey.

Thank Stacey J
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

roll called the food, waiter mumbled, had to ask for refills on drinks multiple times, the humidity was so high - they should have shut the doors and turned on the AC

Thank Sarah S
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at really fresh and delicious shrimp scampi served up really hot and buttery. It put a smile on my face.

Thank Samuel H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We loved the crab bruschetta and grilled lobster. The seafood gumbo could have used more okra. Service was good. Parking garage across street.

Thank aloha2055
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a place with a big, quiet outdoor seating spot at NH, this is great. Great views of the harbor and wheel. But from go, service wasn't just slow, it was WEIRD. The staff does not seem to have the caliber of training and professionalism you expect from a $25/plate dinner spot. The hostess was genuinely confused... More 

Thank CarrieTeacher
Huntington Beach, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Delicious food, good ambience, nice view, fabulous waiter! Everyone was happy with their choices - lobster-mac, kale salad w/crabcake, lobster gnocci, fish dishes, even one steak order. Big portions, great wine selection - highly recommend.

Thank cchapin2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $50
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 National Plaza, National Harbor, MD 20745
  • Public Transportation: A metro bus stop is less than a block from our restaurant. This bus takes you to the Branch Avenue metro stop, where you can catch the metro into the city.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  National Harbor
  • Phone Number: (301) 839-0815

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