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Boatyard Bar & Grill

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~ Pasta Fagioli (Pasta & Bean) ~
West Ocean City Smoked Fish Dip
Mesquite smoked Ocean City white fish whipped with horseradish, sour cream, fresh lemon, Sriracha sauce and other top-secret ingredients. Garnished with red seaweed salad, Bermuda onion and sriracha. $11.99
"Lost Shaker of Salt, Salt, Salt" (Chincoteague Bay, Maryland!)
From Dock to Table! 3-4-inch-deep cupped oyster, farm raised in off bottom cages in the pristine waters of Chincoteague Bay. Fresh Salty-brine flavor gives the illusion of a nice, chilly dip in the ocean! $2.00 Each
Patty's Fatty's (Eastport/Annapolis, Maryland)
Harvested THIS morning off Hackett Point by the Mahoney family, 3rd generation watermen here in Eastport. These ultra-fresh, plump, mild oysters take you back to the Chesapeake Bay of days gone by! $2.00
The Boatyard is where local sailors, fishermen and lovers of the Chesapeake enjoy pint drinks, great crab cakes and the freshest local seafood. Specialties include smoked fish of the day (on premise), cream of crab and Maryland crab soups and an extensive list of crab and seafood specialties. The First Lady came from the White House to enjoy our crab cakes. The Boatyard has the most extensive raw bar in the area including a variety of oysters, clams, shrimp and mussels. The Boatyard receives awards for being most family friendly and having the best burger on the Bay. Its weekend brunch is the best in the area. The Boatyard is located in the historic maritime district of Eastport-a short walk or water taxi from Annapolis City Docks. Its photo boat films the local sailing races and shows them nightly. Named by Coastal Living, Sailing World and Sail Magazine as one of world's top sailing/boating restaurants.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best crabcakes in Annapolis! Also love their fish tacos, fish 'n chips and entree salads! Active bar scene, but restaurant is family friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DDelane
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a reliable and reasonably-priced family restaurant in this charming city. The menu is creative, the specials are almost always good. Service is good. When the place looks crowded, a wait at the bar will not be as long as you feared. Many good...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank thekilleens2018
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great restaurant in Eastport, just across the bridge from Annapolis. The food is terrific, the service is fun, and the restaurant is packed with locals who are in the know.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RussellBen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First shout out to Gabby for excellent service. Shes great! We got conch fritters for an appetizer....yummy. we got the crab cake sandwich and lobster rolls....AMAZING. To my 200,000 readers...this is a must stop.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheHopefulTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and environment are well done here. Crab cakes were good, portions reasonable and desserts tasty. It appears to be a good neighborhood eater, as evidenced by the locals in attendance. Parking is a little challenging, especially with construction present, but overall ok.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Christian P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local seafood. Surprisingly good happy hour pizza. Fun nautical atmosphere. Local sailors hangout.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maury N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family group of 4 adults & 4 children. We were told our wait would be an hour to an hour, fifteen minutes. Actual wait was 25 min. Our waitress was friendly and very familiar with the menu. Appetizers appeared with 5 min.......More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kath_PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat here based on the reviews. We were not disappointed! The Maryland crab soup was delicious and I highly recommend it. We both had the crab cakes as our entree and they were fabulous. The service was efficient and friendly. The only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank u2girl88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my family here to get a taste of Annapolis. The oysters on the half shell were especially tasty as were the two kinds of fish soup. The best Bloody Marys and innovative cocktail menu. Would return again! We all liked it very much.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SusanP1290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the "buck a shuck" oyster deal that they have. And if you are into oysters, you should also try their variation of an oyster shooter that is cucumber based. They also have great crab cakes and rockfish, or their soft shell crab sandwich...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from fourtrip | Reviewed this property |
It can get busy on any night. Call ahead
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We were a party of three. We arrived around 4:30 and immediately seated. By the time we left, 5:30-5:45, there was a line waiting. I’d just call and inquire whether they accept reservations. Excellent food. We found if you... More
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