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Zahniser's Dry Dock

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C Street, Solomons, MD
+1 410-326-4817
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely date night at the bar with mussels, fried oysters, scallops and crab bake, and horseradish beef tenderloin. Dinner wouldn't be complete without their fabulous spoon chocolate cake. Next time I will make reservations as I wasn't aware they were necessary. Great bartender. Highly recommend!

Thank MDMamabear
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Server was new and very sweet and efficient ! Food was pretty good the fruit was not steamed and the pinapple not peeled but it was pretty.

Thank Julia S
Atlanta, Georgia
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The fried Virginia oysters were done to perfection; a most generous appetizer. I've been eating here for at least 30 years and the menu is always interesting and most tempting. They do not rest on being "same old, same old" and yet they keep some favorites. The Scallop and Crab Bake is an example; their divine crab cake "mix" is... More 

Thank VirginiaGeorgia
Gulf Breeze, Florida
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Attended private party with drinks and dinner. Great water side location in Solomons with a beautiful view of the marina and water. Bartenders were attentive and pleasant. The wait staff worked hard and provided service with a smile. The food was excellent and the price was reasonable. The mussels were absolutely scrumptious and were some of the best I have... More 

1 Thank Tim D
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Been enjoying this restaurant for over 30 yrs Food is wonderful and drinks are even better! Nobody makes a better manhattan

1 Thank dpinno1
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Have always had a great meal and wonderful experience at the Dry Dock. Going to the Sunday brunches and getting the eggs Benedict with crab is fantastic. Its a define "Must Go To" restaurant.

1 Thank christophergJ205XK
Hollywood, Maryland
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Always a good meal with solid wine choices and great service! Go to for special occasions and Sunday Brunch and outside marina view seating in good weather.

Thank Mastamm52
Lexington Park, Maryland
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I recently had dinner at the Dry Dock with a visiting friend from Bethesda, Maryland. This has always been a favorite of mine and I was amply rewarded when my friend agreed it was a wonderful meal in a wonderful place. It is quite small which adds a to the charm and enjoyment. The food is excellent, not weird as... More 

Lexington Park, Maryland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great Brunch, one of the best I have had. Fun drinks and good Bloody Mary. Dinner was good too. A little high on the price side but unique dishes. Also, a little off the beaten path which is nice due to limited seating. I would go back for special occasions.

Thank KCyouthere
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My husband and I ate here for Sunday brunch and wow was it good! I had the quiche special and he had the French Toast. My quiche was delicious, but it was just one little slice. The french toast came with 2 slices of french toast, eggs, bacon, and fresh fruit! They were both delicious. We were looking for an... More 

Thank Carrie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C Street, Solomons, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Solomons
  • Phone Number: +1 410-326-4817
The Dry Dock, is located in Solomons Island at the Zahniser's Yachting Center. Expect an intimate water view restaurant that caters to an upscale dining experience, specializing in steaks & seafood. We offer deck seating, weather permitting. Nightly specials & Happy Hour 5-6:00pm daily. Hours of Operation: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 5:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10:00am - 2:00pm Reservations recommended.

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