The Best Places to Eat in Annapolis, MD
Nov 14, 2022 at 7:00 AM in Where to Eat by
Situated on Chesapeake Bay, Annapolis, the capital of Maryland, is known for its historic charm, water activities, and unique and delicious places to eat.
The Boatyard Bar & Grill is owned and operated by a Chesapeake Bay native whose vision for the spot was to highlight and celebrate the Chesapeake Bay lifestyle.
A short walk from Annapolis City Docks, you’ll find the Boatyard in the historic maritime district of Eastport.
You'll love the yacht-like interior with its shimmering white walls, seafoam green ceiling, and breathtaking wooden beams. The food is fantastic, with plenty of fresh seafood, sandwiches, pizza, and a tempting happy hour. Speaking of happy hour, don't forget to check out their extensive wine, beer & cocktails list.
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At Carrol's Creek Cafe, you'll find a lively and passionate staff, a soothing water view, and a dining experience to remember
If you have a chance, grab a table on the covered patio. The dining room ambiance at Carrol's is only matched by the first-rate food offerings. One look at the menu reveals a seemingly endless list of fresh seafood, including sea scallops, regional oysters, shrimp, and a ton of tasty crab dishes.
Delectable entrees like Herb Encrusted Rockfish Fillet, Grilled Prime Ribeye Steak, and Thai Style Shrimp & Scallops, can all be combined with their award-winning Maryland cream of crab soup. After your meal, duck into the bar and lounge. If you're there during happy hour, they offer impressive discounts on wine, beer, and some wonderful appetizers and dishes.
Carrol's is the kind of place you'll never want to leave.
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If you're looking for warm Irish hospitality during your Annapolis visit, check out Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub.
This award-winning pub and restaurant has been an Annapolis staple since 1998. In 2019 Irish Hospitality Global Named Galway the 2019 Winner for Best Irish Whiskey Experience in the Americas. And that's just a taste of the awards this lucky Irish restaurant and pub has won.
By design, there are no televisions in the space. This is to encourage lively conversation and laughter. You can't go wrong with their iconic Corned Beef Reuben, Shepherd's Pie, or highly celebrated Fish and Chips.
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For an authentic local experience with impeccable service and out-of-this-world food, pop into Chick and Ruth's Delly / Inn on Main.
For over 50 years, this Annapolis institution has served up the tastiness for visitors and locals alike. One look at the menu, and you know there's something for everyone in your party. Try some creamed chip beef on toast, a personal pizza, or a Reuben sandwich that could possibly change your life.
Don't forget dessert from their in-house bakery. They make all bread and pies fresh on-site daily, and you won't need to worry about any preservatives or mixes.
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