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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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“brunch” (58 reviews)
“oysters” (153 reviews)
“crab” (116 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 00:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
400 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2504
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great restaurant in Eastport, just across the bridge from Annapolis. The food is terrific, the service is fun, and the restaurant is packed with locals who are in the know.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RussellBen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First shout out to Gabby for excellent service. Shes great! We got conch fritters for an appetizer....yummy. we got the crab cake sandwich and lobster rolls....AMAZING. To my 200,000 readers...this is a must stop.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TheHopefulTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and environment are well done here. Crab cakes were good, portions reasonable and desserts tasty. It appears to be a good neighborhood eater, as evidenced by the locals in attendance. Parking is a little challenging, especially with construction present, but overall ok.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Christian P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent local seafood. Surprisingly good happy hour pizza. Fun nautical atmosphere. Local sailors hangout.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maury N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a family group of 4 adults & 4 children. We were told our wait would be an hour to an hour, fifteen minutes. Actual wait was 25 min. Our waitress was friendly and very familiar with the menu. Appetizers appeared with 5 min.......More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kath_PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to eat here based on the reviews. We were not disappointed! The Maryland crab soup was delicious and I highly recommend it. We both had the crab cakes as our entree and they were fabulous. The service was efficient and friendly. The only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank u2girl88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I brought my family here to get a taste of Annapolis. The oysters on the half shell were especially tasty as were the two kinds of fish soup. The best Bloody Marys and innovative cocktail menu. Would return again! We all liked it very much.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SusanP1290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the "buck a shuck" oyster deal that they have. And if you are into oysters, you should also try their variation of an oyster shooter that is cucumber based. They also have great crab cakes and rockfish, or their soft shell crab sandwich...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank boaterfriendly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called in the mid afternoon on the Friday after Thanksgiving to ask about accommodating a group of 11 for dinner. Tough ask, I know, but they came through and kept a large table for us in the back Our group loved our meals and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lisacmaryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here after the Navy football game with 11 hungry and thirsty guys. The drink prices were reasonable and the atmophere , although crowded, was very cool and relaxing. Dinner was great. Everyone enjoyed the apptizers and dinner. It was not cheap but I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank CHUCKH242
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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
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3 July 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I think they do.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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