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Boatyard Bar & Grill

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400 Fourth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
+1 410-216-6206
07:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 00:00
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Elgin, Illinois
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here on Presidents Day for an early dinner. A little surprising because they were known for their crabcakes and they have a reasonably priced Monday special. However the server informed us the special didn't feature their famous crabcakes so we ended up paying market price. Nonetheless - they were excellent as was the crab chowder. Great dinner near... More 

Thank Melinda P
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly, relaxing locals mix with visitors in a great sailing pub in Eastport. Surprisingly good food for a Pub with the crab cakes and the steamed shrimp being the best I've ever tasted. This place caters to families as well as those whose want to toss back a few at the bar.

Thank Rick S
Hampton, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A last minute stay in Annapolis brought us with a decision of where to eat dinner, noted good reviews online and our hotel receptionist also recommended here. I came for the crab cakes which did not disappoint, it had to be 99% crab and cooked to perfection. My hubby had the scallop special and commented it was good just not... More 

Thank Midnightnut
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love this place and have been going here for years. First it was a favorite Bar hangout for me and the food and drinks were great. Staff has always been great... friendly, attentive, knowledgeable. Then My Wife and I went there throughout the years of courtship, dating, engagement and early in our marriage. She Love the Boatyard as well. Then... More 

Thank Kevin Z
Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have always had an amazing time at the Boatyard. The beers are great, the food is incredible and the service is beyond belief no matter what time of day you go!! Check them out when you're in town!

Thank joanncridge
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I meet my friends here once a week to enjoy the Boatyard's Happy Hour! The atmosphere is fun and the happy hour prices are great! For a very reasonable price you get a variety of beers to choose from and the food is very tasty! I really like the cod sliders

Thank chincochic1
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We always enjoy the Boatyard. The food is good, we especially enjoy trying the daily specials. On this visit my husband had the fish sandwich special. The server suggested he get it blackened which he did and said it was one of the best if not the best fish sandwich that he has had -- bar none.

Thank Cyndi C
Annapolis, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Good food all around. Bartenders are very good. Wait staff is very efficient. Restaurant can get very busy, and loud. Not the place for a quiet meal, but good place with raucous friends.

Thank stinson82
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, especially seafood. Fun decor with a lot of local charm. Can be crowded and parking can be a bit tricky but a top spot for both boaters and visitors

Thank Liz M
Sparrows Point , MD
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first time at The Boatyard,went in for a table on a late Saturday afternoon. Place was PACKED. Good for business,not good for us. We ended up just having drinks at the bar. My lemon crush was wonderful. Menu looked awesome and think we will come back to try when place is a little less crowded. Did like the decor... More 

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richard f, Owner at Boatyard Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to the Boatyard and your nice comment. Hope you will come back for our world famus crab cakes. DF More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Fourth Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-216-6206
The Boatyard is where local sailors, fishermen and lovers of the Chesapeake enjoy pint drinks, great crab cakes and the freshest local seafood. Specialties include smoked fish of the day (on premise), cream of crab and Maryland crab soups and an extensive list of crab and seafood specialties. The First Lady came from the White House to enjoy our crab cakes. The Boatyard has the most extensive raw bar in the area including a variety of oysters, clams, shrimp and mussels. The Boatyard receives awards for being most family friendly and having the best burger on the Bay. Its weekend brunch is the best in the area. The Boatyard is located in the historic maritime district of Eastport-a short walk or water taxi from Annapolis City Docks. Its photo boat films the local sailing races and shows them nightly. Named by Coastal Living, Sailing World and Sail Magazine as one of world's top sailing/boating restaurants.

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