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Schaefer's Canal House

208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
+1 410-885-7200
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (44 reviews)
“seafood salad” (19 reviews)
“jambalaya” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been enjoying the Canal House in Chesapeake City for well over a generation. The seafood is as fresh as can be and the portions are generous! We are always proud to bring our friends and family here, and we never pass through the...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good views.great crowd.good atmosphere.nice going,wait a minute. Lots of teenage crew running around ,no organization whatsoever.none of the wait staff and crew running the restaurant have any clue how to manage or serve food. The place has great selection,good drinks,but every body waits hours to...More

Thank Venkatbuddiga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast was not that good. We all had to send our potatoes back because they were cold. Fruit station was just okay. Schaefer has good dinners and, my husband loves the crab cakes.

Thank Maryann432016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came on a cold Friday night around 6:45pm and were seated immediately. Our family of four shared a wings appetizer with a sauce the waitress recommended and which we liked. We all enjoyed our entrees. I had the fried shrimp (which was a little salty)...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on a weekend...We enjoyed good food, good service, and a lively atmosphere. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank livinglifeandlov2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite place for "date night"..the drinks are the best, the service is great, and management does an outstanding job dealing with my food allergy. My hat goes off to the chef who has come into his own with the daily specials! They...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made it in just before the St. Paddy's Rush. We had a great lunch probably the best of our trip and the service was pretty good. However, the tables are very close together. You are really packed in like sardines. I am glad we...More

Thank twoplusone10
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The best restaurant in town. Food is outstanding, staff friendly and accommodating. Great outdoor Tiki Bar in the summer. Almost like Key West North with the outstanding Sunsets on the massive deck and walkways. A great boating destination. Music on weekends outside. Just a good...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The place was very loud and it's pretty much 1 open room. We got there for a 7:30pm Friday night reservation. By 8:30 it was 3/4 empty and nice and quiet. We started off with a delicious crab dip and melt in your mouth fried...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Place was quiet for an early dinner while traveling on business. Dining room service was good. Bar was busy. Enjoyed their soup, plus salad, and fried oysters. They allowed me to substitute a green vegetable for the fries. Mixed drink was good and discounted for...More

Thank Johnny J
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31 October 2016|
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Response from Martin G | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way is to follow Google Map on your phone. If you don't have a smart phone I would take DE 1 to route 40 West. Stay on Route 40 until MD 213 and turn left/South. Follow that for about 5 miles. Just before you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-885-7200
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