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Boatyard Bar & Grill

400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
+1 410-216-6206
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (56 reviews)
“oysters” (142 reviews)
“crab” (100 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
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Reviewed yesterday

We met some friends here on a Saturday night. The restaurant doesn't take resos unless you have 6+ persons. So we put in our names at 5:30 and waited at least 45 minutes. Ordered drinks at the bar. Had the Moscow Mule which was not...More

Thank SuperJ6
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best locals sailing bar in town. Always have great food at a reasonable price. Also enjoy all of the Chesapeake pics and fish on the walls.

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fantastic dinner here tonight. Although we had a one hour wait to be seated, we all agreed it was worth the wait. Crab cakes were great, as well as steamed shrimp and drunken scallops. The ambiance was casual and fun. If ever...More

Thank Ronald O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family vacation meal that was very good. The nachos appetizer was very good and a large serving. Family tried the crab cakes and the fish and chips and all said food was delicious. I went with the soft shell crab sandwich with Caribbean slaw. Large...More

Thank avmccall
Reviewed 2 days ago

I stopped by on a Sunday morning for a nice breakfast. Everything was just great with this place, and I can't complain about anything. Service was good--food was good---price was reasonable.

Thank Yorkriver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dessert Nachos! Truly a don’t miss. And of course, no true Annapolis native would miss the (2 words) Crab Cakes.

Thank cas1919nyc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great atmosphere, delicious food - fantastic grapefruit crushes! We have been to Boatyard no less than a dozen times and it's always great, whether it's just the two of you or a whole group.

Thank Jayne P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Annapolis. The crab cakes are the best I’ve ever had! I would highly recommend for a date night or family dinner.

Thank Lindsay P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food always great. Kid friendly. Our favorite place to go almost weekly and bring out of town guests!

Thank KateMarra
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

But the real claim to fame is happy hour from 3 to 7 with $3 drinks, and very generous at that. The happy hour menu is upscale with coddies, pizza and mussels.

Thank Robert G L
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Handel M
11 April 2018|
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Response from GastronautWDC | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Christopher C | Reviewed this property |
I assume that crab cakes are $23 for a plate with 2. Best to check the menu online. I have discussed the crab cake quality with my friend who is a Maryland Girl. She says that the Boat Yard crab cakes are in the top 2 or 3... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-216-6206
  • E-mail
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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