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“Wasn't sure at first” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Carpenter Street Saloon

Carpenter Street Saloon
Ranked #7 of 49 Restaurants in St. Michaels
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Sykesville, Maryland
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wasn't sure at first”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

When we arrived the place was filled with hunters coming in from the field so we thought it was going to be just a bar. Glad we went in because if we had not we would have missed out on great Old Bay and garlic wings, the best hamburgers I have had in a long time, and a really nice comfortable place.

Visited January 2014
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maryland
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76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Favorite place in St Michaels”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Always Good Always A Good Value. Gets busy during the season but what place in St Michaels isn't? The staff are great the bartenders are always fun and the never disappoints.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank easternsho
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Virginia
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168 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Bloody Marys were great. Food poor.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

I read some really good reviews on Trip Advisor so I was hoping for a nice meal. I was disappointed. I guess the other places in St. Michael's are really bad if this place is getting good ratings. There were four of us who ate here for lunch. Three ordered crabcake sandwiches. One ordered the fish and chips. The fish was good. That was the only thing on the table we liked, aside from the bloody marys. The fries were not cooked thoroughly or they were reheated. Either way, they weren't good. The buns on all three crabcake sandwiches were burnt. I can't believe they would serve them like that. The crabcakes were flavorless with too much bread filler.

The atmosphere was nothing special. Maybe it's better at night. Our waitress was efficient; not friendly or welcoming. If you want a good bloody mary, you can try this place. But if you're hungry - I don't recommend it.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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Maryland
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
“Very Underrated for Saint Michaels”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

We are in Saint Michaels about once a month or thereabout. We normally try the same old (likely) touristy spots, but came into Carpenter Street a few months back. We have eaten here at least 3 times, and every time we go in, we like it more and more. Interesting items on the menu -- specials -- always a very friendly and local bar scene. The food has always been very good and the service is even better -- extremely attentive wait staff, even when really busy. You will NOT get that from any of the other popular establishments in town (think Ava's -- "A" stands for Awful Attitude). Very understandable why this is a hands down local favorite. I'm sure they wish the visitors would leave it alone and not talk about it --- but we've been there for some great meals, and I hate to see others miss it for as long as we did. Comfortable - inviting -- and a really good meal in a cozy spot.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank tlc232
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Fairfax, Virginia
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Were The Local People Go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2013

No trip to St. Michaels, MD will be complete unless you stop by the "C" Street Saloon. The neighborhood bar atmosphere is a delight to experience. This place serves breakfast, lunch and dinner - each has modest prices with very good food quality.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tom K
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