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The Anvil Restaurant

1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner in the pub. The server was great and the food fine. We had fish and it was well done but nothing special. Very nice place to get dinner on a cool, wet night after biking!

Thank DorrieKV
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the rainbow trout and was quite disappointed... the combination of fish, corn, peppers and smoke flavor just didn't mix well. My husband had one of the fish specials... he enjoyed it but everything on the plate was white and blended into each other....fish,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with Amber as our waitress. The portions were huge and delicious. She was very attentive and polite. There was some woman(she seemed like a manager) at the bar that was rude.

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an awesome place to grab a great lunch. Great owners and employees. Never disappointed. You will enjoy too.

Thank Angie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bringing a friend from Germany to this restaurant didn't disappoint as so many others had!! Our friend Anna was so delighted to taste so many dishes that were as close to home as she had tasted during her 1 year stay in the states. She...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time visit to Harpers Ferry and upon recommendation from hotel staff ended up here. Service, wait staff was delightful. Food very good. Overall a most enjoyable evening.

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Terrific venue, quietly oozing character. Great food and service. A relatively small menu helps ensure top quality.

Thank P2496EAwilliame
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Delightful dinner, great service. Dinner for two (2 appetizers, salad, shared entree - we were full after appetizers! - one dessert, a beer and 2 glasses of wine, $62). Unique roasted Brussels sprouts were delicious, crab balls good. Chili with lamb, smoked beef and andouille...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 2 September 2017

nice staff and good food made for an enjoyable lunch our first day visiting Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Thank monicaanzaldi
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This restaurant has parking, which is a big plus in a town like Harpers Ferry with very limited parking. We sat in the front room in a booth my the windows. Nice friendly waitress with good service. Lot's of options on the menu. My husband...More

Thank Barbara W
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10 January 2016|
Response from Oysterperson |
Ummmm...you appear to be minus your meds...sheesh!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 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 - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
  • E-mail
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season. OPEN Wednesday - Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, bar and slots open later. OPEN Sunday for brunch 10 am. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday. Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150
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