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Boatyard Bar & Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene

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Happy Birthday Sade! Still a Smooth Operator!
~ French Onion Soup Gruyere ~
Smoked Seafood Appetizer Special: West Ocean City Smoked Fish Dip
Mesquite smoked Ocean City white fish whipped with horseradish, sour cream, fresh lemon, Sriracha sauce and other top-secret ingredients. Garnished with red seaweed salad, Bermuda onion, capers and sriracha. $10.99
"Lost Shaker of Salt, Salt, Salt" (Chincoteague Bay, Maryland!)
From Dock to Table! 3-4-inch-deep cupped oyster, farm raised in off bottom cages in the pristine waters of Chincoteague Bay. Fresh Salty-brine flavor gives the illusion of a nice, chilly dip in the ocean! $2.00 Each
Patty's Fatty's (Eastport/Annapolis, Maryland)
Harvested THIS morning off Hackett Point by the Mahoney family, 3rd generation watermen here in Eastport. These ultra-fresh, plump, mild oysters take you back to the Chesapeake Bay of days gone by! $2.00
Blue Point - Long Island Sound
Considered one of the tastiest oysters on the Atlantic coast. Full and meaty with mild to medium salinity $2.00 Each
From the Pizza Station: Shrimp & Scallops Alfredo on Crispy Cauliflower Crust
Our crispy Cauliflower pizza crust topped with alfredo sauce with sautéed shrimp & scallops, tri-color bell peppers, heirloom cherry tomatoes, Vidalia onion, spices & herbs. Finished with our three-cheese pizza blend. $13.99
Chef's Choice Special Sandwich: The Real Deal Carolina Barbecue
Seasoned pork shoulder marinated with apple cider vinegar, red pepper flakes & herbs, slow roasted, hand pulled & stacked on a toasted pretzel roll topped with creamy Cole Slaw & crispy fried onions. $9.99
Rockfish Love Point
Gorgeous filet of fresh, local Rockfish (Striped Bass) grilled to perfection and served over brown rice topped with heirloom cherry tomatoes tossed with lump crab and citrus butter. Accompanied with fresh asparagus. $24.99
Black & Bleu Swordfish Plus
Beautiful, fresh swordfish steak dusted with Cajun seasonings and quickly blackened. Topped with melted bleu cheese Crumbles & black bean /roasted corn salsa AND a couple of giant gulf shrimp. Served with smashed red skinned potatoes and sautéed fresh green beans. $20.99
Big Fat Scallops Linguine
Big, fat, Cape Hatteras sea scallops pan seared and served over linguine tossed with a nice, fresh Tomato, Artichoke and Shrimp Sauce. Garnished with shredded parmesan & served with crusty baguette. To die for!!! $21.99
Fall Off the Bone Mango Barbecue Ribs
Half rack of baby back ribs, seared on the grill, rubbed with our ultra-secret rib rub and slow cooked for six hours, after which they are lathered with our original mango barbecue sauce. Served with Crab Macaroni, cole slaw and cornbread. $21.99
Country Fried Flounder with Chipotle/Lemon "GRAVY"
Panko encrusted flounder filets fried golden brown & topped with chipotle pepper and lemon cream sauce. Served with red skinned smashed potatoes & sautéed green beans. $14.99
***Extra Special Dessert Special: Smith Island Strawberry Cream Cake
Monday Blue Plate Special: Uncle Dick's Pot Roast
Perfectly seasoned and expertly prepared old school beef brisket braised with red skinned potatoes & garden-fresh vegetables. Hand carved and served in its own juices with horseradish cream. $12.99
Tuesdays Blue Plate Special: World Famous All American Chicken Pot Pie
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!! Look up Chicken Pot Pie in the dictionary and you'll see a picture of OUR pot pie…the standard bearer for ALL pot pies everywhere. Huge chunks of chicken breast swimming in a smooth chicken broth with fresh vegetables. Topped with a uniquely delicious parmesan/mashed potato crust and baked til bubbly/golden brown! $11.99
Every Wednesday Special: The Unofficial Wednesday Night Race Night Beef Tacos
These are best beef tacos you'll ever have on the corner of Fourth and Severn today! Seasoned, pulled beef brisket wrapped in soft tortillas with shredded cheddar/pepper jack cheese, Pico de Gallo and shredded lettuce. Served with Spanish rice and ranchero beans and accompanied with sour cream and guacamole. $11.99
Fresh Ocean Perch from New Bedford, Mass. dusted with old school Eastern Shore fish breader and fried golden brown. Served with Caribbean cole Slaw, French fries and our famous house-made tartar sauce. $11.99
Every Friday Special: Duvall Street Fish Sandwich
Fresh Mahi filet grilled to perfection and served on an onion Kaiser roll with lemon aioli, sautéed peppers, onions and mushroom and finished with Havarti cheese. Served with choice of side. $12.99
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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have visited BB&G several times during our visits to Annapolis. The food is very good and the service is pretty good, as well. They have very tasty Bloody Marys and a fair assortment of beers.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ajrusso65
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Highly rec. and someone stated how good scallops were...waited 45 min and 4 scallops, smear of spinach and stone cold couscous...sent it back due to cold couscous and believe it or not second one was cold too...this was not a cold item and just decided...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Linpt41
richard f, Owner at Boatyard Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

We are so sorry for your disappointing experience. There is no excuse for cold couscous. A Manager is supposed to come over to the table anytime a meal is returned. Our General Manager is working to see where the system broke down, but if you...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

The oysters Antoine were totally overwhelmed by the Florentine stuffing. So much so that we had to dig the oysters out and eat separately. The stuffing was fair to good, but in our opinion, really ruined this dish. The fresh oysters on half shell ran...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jim W
richard f, Owner at Boatyard Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Jim We appreciate your visit and your feedback. We will review this comment thoroughly with our Chef. Our oysters and oysters Antoine shld be superb. We were voted the number 1 raw bar in the area. We will also look into your crab ball comment....More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

Sitting on the front porch with Gin and Tonics, you are immediately transported to a virtual beachy vacay even if you are there only for lunch. We really enjoyed the seafood, crab cakes, etc. and the charming atmosphere of this little gem of a restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kateinshanghai
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Boatyard is a popular place, even on a non-home game Saturday in Annapolis. Yes, this means you might have to sit at the bar. The crabcake is awesome - definitely lives up to their ‘No filler, All killer’ motto. The kitchen and service were efficient....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank XVictorious
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Google said best bloody Mary closer to me. Ehhh...beg to differ! It was good but not the best. We did have their ying yang soup. Pretty good. Had the steamer sampler which was really good. Bar was busy. Bartender Dane was great!! Nicely decorated!! Good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annod220
richard f, Owner at Boatyard Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your comments. We always love feedback. We will look at the bloody mary-generally gets great reviews. Thanks again DF

Reviewed 21 September 2018

Decor: Casual, a bit rustic, nautical. Fun vibe. Busy! Menu: Covers apps, sandwiches, pizzas, salads & entrees, with many choices/category. Entrees cover fish, beef, pork. Daily specials add to the choices. Service: Attentive & friendly. Quality: Smoked fish dip app (daily special) was spot-on. Cream...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

David was our waiter. Bottles of 🍷 were on sale today 1/2’price. Told him to pick us out a buttery Chardonnay and he was spot on. We had a bowl 🍲 of creamy crab 🦀 soup L had the yin and yang. 1/2 Maryland style...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We have been here for breakfast many times and the food is always great. Cool place with the mementos hung on the walls Never had a complaint from anyone in our group.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MChez21
Reviewed 16 September 2018

I had lunch at Boatyard the other day. I haven't been there in years. Nothing has changed, it is casual with a nautical leaning in decor. They were busy but we were seated easily. One complaint is while there were a lot of seats available...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LRIebman
richard f, General Manager at Boatyard Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for coming to the Boatyard and your comments. We always want feedback and will discuss your comment regarding the cold slaw with our chef and GM. Hope to see you again soon. DF

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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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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
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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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