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The Anvil Restaurant

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American, Bar
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1290 W. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
+1 304-535-2582
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Arlington, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We hadn't been there for about 20 years, but fortunately it hasn't changed. A local institution with great food. We were there during oyster fest and they had a menu with a variety of oyster specials. The French onion soup is the perfect version of the classic. The service is friendly, if not particularly brisk, so relax, have a drink... More 

Thank tropicalfan
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Anvil Restaurant has been in business for 31 yrs. With the same owners. A busy little restaurant for off season in Harper's Ferry, but a great little stop on the way through town. The French onion soup and crab balls were delicious little snack. I would definitely stop here when visiting

Thank Lisa B
Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a fabulous place. I had my rehersal dinner here and everything was two thumbs up. The owners were involved in the whole arrangement and the details to dinner and quality of servise were second to none. Thank you Smith's we will be back!!!!

Thank Doug12342
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We ate dinner here on the 21st. Oysters were in and they were fantastic. Raw, fried, oyster pot pie, etc... It was a great atmosphere with an excellent menu in a historic building in a historic town. My wife and kids loved it and so did my folks. Great drink options to go along with the meals.

Thank caleb b
Chambersburg, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I guess you could call us big fans. Most recently (Jan 2017) stopped in for a special "Oysterfest" menu with the fam. Ordered an array of apps and entrees. The fried oysters were especially good, as was the entree which was an oyster and bacon pie in a mini cast iron skillet. Absolutely delicious! This was our most recent visit... More 

Thank Gary B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Menu has changed a bit. Nice selection of items . Had the " Cubano" there version of a Cuban sandwich. A good interpretation with nice differences.

Thank Jason V
Charles Town, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent dining experience, friendly staff and beautiful setting. Good menu,fairly priced. Additional space for family or business gatherings.

Thank bowling1960
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found The Anvil to be an excellent place to meet friends for a drink or have a delightful dining experience with your sweetheart. The food is excellent and service is equally as good. The Anvil is definitely my "go to " place for an enjoyable evening!

Thank Stephanie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten dinner there several times. Great choices on the menu and the food was delicious. Waitress's are friendly and knowledgeable. Met the owner & her daughter. Wonderful people. If in the area you should differently stop in and check it out! Bruce

Thank winston047
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Great staff, great food, great ambiance. First visited about ten years ago for a wedding rehearsal dinner, and make a point to go back each time I'm in town.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 W. Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season.

OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm, bar and slots open later. 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?