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Dry 85

€€ - €€€American, ,
193B Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
+1 443-214-5171
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“truffle fries” (9 reviews)
“burger” (35 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 00:00 Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
193B Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
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Reviewed yesterday

A real gem. We were only in Annapolis for 1 night to visit our Granddaughter who is at St John's College and this was her choice. She had eaten there with her parents when they were considering St John's and wanted to go back. It...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Levon M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing! It is the best place to eat when you want to stop in and have a drink or a great meal!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarrettBolter24
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its consistently excellent. We enjoy sitting at the bar, doing a flight of scotches or beer and eating a little "tapas" on the way. The seafood mac n cheese, fried green tomatoes... and whatever sliders may be offered that day. BUT.... the daily Brussel sprouts...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dougthegeologist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By wife and I always go here for pre-dinner drinks when we are in Annapolis. What is unusual about this is that we are not really burbon and whiskey people. They converted us. Highly recommend trying their flights and cocktails. There dinners are also great....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank michaelsS9221MZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about this place so we decided to try it. First, our server was great and mostly attentive! We found the number of bourbons, whiskeys, and scotches to be quite impressive. One of the members of my party had the pulled...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bristol07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have an extensive drink selection here in a casual, comfortable atmosphere on Main Street downtown. Service was a bit slow. Food it traditional pub-style food and was pretty good.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank caryon1
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The brussels sprouts of the day were excellent. The DRY85 burger was also excellent. The fig and blue cheese burger left something to be desired; the patty was over charred on the outside which detracted from the overall flavor of the burger. The fries were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brent H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Excellent whiskey selection. Nice craft beer selection. Food was very creative and satisfying. Service slowed as the evening got busier, but the place is small enough to get your server's attention if you try. Their turn around on drinks was very fast.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CPORT65
Reviewed 3 October 2018

One of our favorite hangouts in Annapolis. The food is all made with such care, every dish has something a little special. Enjoy the wine on tap and the wide selection of whiskeys and beer.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BreeJN
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The food is consistently creative and delicious, great selection of beers and cocktails. Delicious!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CPaschal85
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Mary C
5 December 2016|
Response from 478JohnO478 | Reviewed this property |
I cannot post the link to their website but you can Google them Their website said they don't take reservations but for parties of six or more call ahead at least before on the day of your dinner. Friday and Saturday... More
Ryan I
10 August 2016|
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Response from bgeoffreyb | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. I saw several people with dogs at outside tables at other establishments.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193B Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 443-214-5171
  • E-mail
A modern industrial take on a Prohibition- era speakeasy. A place where you would sneak a bourbon, craft beer and gourmet comfort food meal if Prohibition were still the law of the land today.
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