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Boatyard Bar & Grill

400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
+1 410-216-6206
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (149 reviews)
“crab” (112 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wife and I were in town for one Nite, saw great reviews for the Boatyard. Absolutely fantastic crab cakes, I also had the stuffed flounder that was very good. Highly recommend b

Thank SavannahPhotographer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Annapolis recently for the weekend. Ate at the Boatyard Bar and Grill. The crab cakes were excellent. We are from Philly and we usually get more cake than crab. We visit Maryland often and usually get crab cakes. These are some of the best...More

Thank 561marke
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four people for lunch and we all had different seafood dishes and all 4 were excellent with great appetizers and the dessert was to die for!

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The lobster rolls were pretty good. They also offer other seafood options. They have traditional American food as well, you wings, burgers, fries etc. Gonna try the crab cakes and fish tacos next time.

Thank Wvhofdc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a long weekend trip and stopped in Annapolis for a late lunch. Four of us shared appetizers and 3 meals. Our server made excellent suggestions . The crab cakes and ribs were some of the best I have ever had.The oyster and...More

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Cream of Crab Soup. Got it to go at 8:30 AM for my wife. Cost $8 for a bowl. Included Sherry as well.

Thank AsherTech
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a late breakfast before flying home. We tried the Boatyard. They have a small menu but don’t fear they can make what you want. Great service and food is good. We would go again next time. Very nice inside has bar side and...More

Thank Electricbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had cocktails & bar food (there is also a restaurant but we chose to eat at the bar). Its full of locals & a great atmosphere. Bar staff were very good, as was the Hostess for the restaurant. We had mussels in white wine...More

Thank map6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was here last weekend on a vacation trip to DC. A local recommended it and it did not disappoint. We here here for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon so we didn’t have to wait for a table. Friends ordered crab cakes and...More

Thank c0lbyjb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 14 for lunch last weekend during a USNA reunion. The manager could not have been more responsive and accommodating. Thanks, Kevin. Our waitperson, Thomas D., was professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Our killer crab cake (no filler) was excellent. We were...More

Thank crabintennessee
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19 September 2018|
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Response from fourtrip | Reviewed this property |
It can get busy on any night. Call ahead
Marta H
3 July 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I think they do.
Marta H
3 July 2018|
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Response from pdchristian2018 | Reviewed this property |
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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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, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
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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
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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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