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Reviewed 14 February 2021

Met a friend for lunch who had heard about the geodesic domes, or "igloos" outside- complete with zippered entrance, single table and space heater. They did NOT disappoint! Pleasantly greeted we were ushered back to out little hut (clear walls) and enjoyed a very pleasant...environs despite the 27 degrees exterior. Had a tremendous IPA then ordered lunch. I had the steak frites- AWESOME! Perhaps the best I have ever had! Service was attentive and capable. Really look forward to another meal in the igloo!!!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 16 December 2020

Great outdoor Covid-prepared courtyard atmosphere in an "igloo" and very good service but tempered by a sub-par meal. One would expect better from such a nice atmosphere in a terrific downtown location. I know that Covid has made many things more challenging, but dinner was...a disappointment. The house red wine was so-so. A crab dip appetizer was which with lots of fat and cram, very little crab et or flavor and served disappointingly with something like tortilla chips when it should have been sliced French bread, or quality crackers. The French Onion soup, also devoid of any flavor was packed with some kind of floating and oddly tasting wheat bread which did not soak up the broth--again instead of French bread. Entrees were fair--the fettucine with sundried tomatoes was just so-so and the steak fritte was good with a nice au jus. Maybe they were having a bad night, maybe the choices were not their specialties but two old standards--crab dip and onion soup are standards at many restaurants and are not difficult to make correctly. Such items rarely disappoint at any restaurant but these were not up to par for what otherwise is supposed to be a fine dining establishment. It makes one wonder if the chef knows what is going on and even tastes the food he or she is preparing.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 6 December 2020

October 2020 Charming historic building from 18th century.  We sat outside on a mild October Saturday and it was very enjoyable.  Service was a little bit off but food was outstanding.  The watermelon lemonade was freshly made with real ingredients, you could really tell, and...the Oriole Park Bohemian Lager was clean and refreshing. The crab cake sandwich was just average, it needed a little more seasoning, but the steak sandwich with fried onions, mushrooms, and horseradish aioli was wonderful.  Excellent brioche bun and fries, too.  But the brown sugar pecan bread pudding was not the highlight of the meal like I was expecting.  It was very dry and was really lacking something.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

A tea room is a rarity these days, and it’s such a lovely experience at the Reynolds Tavern. It’s exactly what you would expect in the historic area of Annapolis - quaint old building, elegantly presented food, and excellent service. My out-of-town guests loved it,...and as always, a nice treat for myself!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 March 2020

This place for some reason, is always impossible to get into. We stopped by on a saturday and were allowed in and got a table for lunch. My food was disappointing, my fries were cold and soggy. My wife ordered a salad, so there is...NO REASON my fries should have been served this way. My meal was actually done before my wifes and sat waiting while they got her salad done. This was the mistake that led to my meal being less than average. I didn't complain as I did not want to upset my wife. She really enjoys the atmosphere. I'll probably not return.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 24 February 2020 via mobile

Not really my thing. Ok to try once. Food was good. Historic building. Service was also good. Different atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 January 2020

We visited Reynold's Tavern for the first time on Saturday, December 28th. We fell in love with the restaurant! The ambiance of the room (the parlor side) was fantastic. Our server, Bo, was wonderful, so attentive and gave us great recommendations. Our food was so...delicious. We split the bacon mac & cheese and a salad. The bacon mac & cheese was the best mac & cheese we've ever had. The salad was very fresh and cold. Bonus point for splitting the salad in the back and bringing it out on separate plates. My wife had the filet and said it was melt in your mouth good. I had the fried chicken and it was amazing! The green beans that came with my chicken were to die for! We had a French press coffee after dinner and knew that this was our new go to place when visiting Annapolis! We can't wait to return!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Came here for a friend’s 50. Service was great. Most food was as well. Knocking off one start on the shrimp/andouille dish. It was drowning in sauce and could have had more pasta in the dish. Wife’s filet was great. Friend’s chicken dish was also...reportedly very good and the portion size was excellent.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 8 November 2019

We had a group of 56 for lunch. We were required to pre-order off the menu, so this took quite a bit of time to contact people from 9 different countries ahead of time, and some of them did not speak English at all. A...few days before we arrived 2 people dropped out. but the morning of the lunch 2 people joined the group. When we arrived at the restaurant, management told us the 2 new people would have to eat what the 2 drop out people ordered. I think this is preposterous. The people had ordered seafood and one of the new people was allergic to seafood! Finally someone else in the group swapped lunches with the non-seafood person. The food WAS good, so in the end everyone was happy, I think, except for the event organizer--me! I think the restaurant is not used to such large groups. I would advise against groups of 8 or more.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 November 2019 via mobile

Decided to try Reynolds for dinner having had brunch here in the past. I ordered the grilled meat loaf and my wife had the crab cakes. The crab cakes were very good, mostly crab, not much filler. The grilled meat loaf was very good as...well. The sides were paired nicely. Service was good and price reasonable for quality.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Your best bet is to contact the restaurant directly at 410 295-9555.
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Hi, thank you for your message! The closest parking to us is the Visitor Center Garage, also called Gott's Court Parking Facility. They have an entrance on Northwest Street and one on Calvert Street. Thank you!
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Reynolds Tavern is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5