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Bare Bones Grill and Brewery

) #7 of 130 Restaurants in Ellicott City $$ - $$$ American, ,
9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
+1 410-461-0770
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (94 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a business lunch at Bare Bones. Bare Bones was recommended by a local. First let me say the service was outstanding. Our server was professional, attentive, and a had a great personality. Made for a great lunch. I had the brisket on...More

Thank PITTparent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bare Bones has a couple excellent dishes but basically the menu hasn't changed since they opened. They have, however, adjusted the 'free' buffet during happy hour. It's now one free plate and $2 for each additional plate, which isn't bad, I guess. I must say...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bare Bones has been an Ellicott City staple for quite some time. In general their food is good and my kids claim there ribs are the best ever. I have to say that the food has not been up to standard the last two times...More

Thank tlchilds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With the best ribs in Howard County - what's there not to love? In addition to the ribs, there are all kinds of good eats - burgers, chicken, salads - while not gourmet definitely worth stopping. Oh yes and don't forget the local beers!

Thank MJ2E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister who was visiting from out of town was in the mood for a Maryland crab cake. Not sure where to go since I usually make my own but my sister didn't want me to go to all the fuss, I decided to give...More

Thank karenN6341GS
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends for quick stop and had salad, yum. Local joint with friendly staff, nice decor, music and food never disappoint. Price was higher than expected for lunch but had great time.

Thank Eunice033
Reviewed 4 May 2017

good food good selection of food at reasonable prices good service and food selection in both bar and resturant

Thank BettyK
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This used to be a go-to place for us. Our last visits showed that their quality of meat had gone way dine. Ribs and brisket were fattier and tougher. Staff did not seem to enthusiastic.

Thank Les J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food and service were good. The food prices were reasonable. The creamy crab soup was fantastic.

Thank vendetta61
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband, his brother, a friend and myself had an early dinner at Bare Bones. We happen to be in the same shopping center so we decided to eat there. We were seated quickly and our waiter was great. It wasn't noisy or crowded, well,...More

Thank Christina T
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Hi, I was asking for specific prices, not broad based generalities. I do appreciate the folks that took the time to answer. I called the company and they had no good reason as to why prices weren't included when several other customers posed the very same question. New blood on website design might finally address this.
18 June 2016|
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Response from Shopper21043 | Reviewed this property |
Please see my recently added reply. I found a site that gives prices by a Googling Bare Bones menu with prices. A few that showed up did not have prices but a few links down on the page did include them. Hope you can locate... More
Menu items with PRICES
17 June 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Bare Bones website, the menu is on it. Has everything you will need.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-0770
  • E-mail
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