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Schaefer's Canal House

208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
+1 410-885-7200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (43 reviews)
“seafood salad” (19 reviews)
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Always enjoy meals at Schaefer's. Grew up in the area, so have visited many times. Had the C&D Chicken on this visit and it was good. Enjoy the atmosphere, staff, and view.

Thank WallingfordNY
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met friends here as it is halfway from all of our locations. Very cold so couldn’t walk around & enjoy local shops. Excellent food as always. I had the scallops and green beans and salad. Scallops were superb. Green beans well seasoned but salad pretty...More

Thank renarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

My previous review of this restaurant was positive in scope and I am limiting this review to Sunday brunch. First of all, this is not a buffet. This is 'order off the breakfast menu' and they really missed the mark. I dined with companions and...More

Thank einaed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the rock fish with roasted tomatoes and spinach topped with lump crabmeat and jasmine rice on the side. My husband had the grilled trio which was steak, chicken and shrimp with mashed potatoes, brown gravy and green beans. Both came with our choice...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Sits on the C&D canal so an interesting waterfront. Large parking lot but a summer afternoon the place will be packed for the outdoor band venue. Love the Sunday Caribbean Vibes band. Food is very good. Seafood salad is wonderful and well worth the price....More

Thank MrD59
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This is such a pretty outdoor setting and I was happy to see it open up a few years ago, but how can the outside bar NOT HAVE DRAFT BEER? It completely blows my mine and since I am somewhat of a craft beer snob...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant. Every time we try somewhere else, we are disappointed because it's never as good as Schaefers. The food and drinks are always amazing! The portions are big, they don't skimp on anything. We love the service, always top notch!...More

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Had dinner here on the heated patio where we could watch the boats and enjoy an excellent meal. Not just seafood here, this place has a lot of options and is family friendly too. Staff is super nice and attentive. FANTASTIC stuffed portobello mushrooms over...More

Thank Ms_TKM
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Instead of going to the Chesapeake Inn - we took a chance and crossed the bridge to Schaefer's and had one of the BEST seafood dinners we have ever experienced. I had the red snapper which also had crab meat, scallops and shrimp on it...More

Thank traceyberry2017
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We requested a seat by the window so that we could enjoy the view. Unfortunately, there were plastic curtains along the deck which run the entire length of the restaurant that had some type of film over them which made it very difficult to see...More

Thank GingerSnap317
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The easiest way is to follow Google Map on your phone. If you don't have a smart phone I would take DE 1 to route 40 West. Stay on Route 40 until MD 213 and turn left/South. Follow that for about 5 miles. Just before you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-885-7200
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