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The Fish Whistle

98 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1582
+1 410-778-3566
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good42%
  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“fish tacos” (22 reviews)
“salad” (33 reviews)
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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98 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1582
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

French onion soup and steamed clams for lunch along with really fresh salads. Prices are reasonable compared to most places with a water view. Stop by if you're in town

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was polite and did a great job. Atmosphere and overall dining experience was very good. Burgers were patties rather than home-made but cooked to perfection and no complaints from us. Cooked medium-rare with good temperature as requested. Very large portions- fries covered entire plate....More

Thank Josiah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a large table (7) at about 2 pm. Waitress was charming & food was out of this world. We just about all had crab cakes & they were as good as they could be. In fact, the next day we enjoyed their food...More

Thank LeslieL4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch with friends at Fish Whistle and were totally blown away by the quality of the food and the service. While you expect to find excellent seafood on the Eastern Shore, the seafood at Fish Whistle was prepared with an unexpected level of...More

Thank Kathleen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our Friday evening dinner here very much. We had the Petite Salmon entree accompanied by sautéed spinach and mashed sweet cinnamon potatoes, and boy was it good. Apple Crisp cooked to order for dessert also delicious. Wonderful, friendly, and attentive service. We dined inside...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyable dinner here. Good seafood offerings and a lovely spot on the Chester River. Very accommodating service. We sat out back after dinner enjoying the evening. Our waiter brought us to go coffees out there. A delightful place.

Thank LateStart01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had drinks and appetizers at the Fish Whistle on a Friday evening. The location, right on the Chester River, was magical, as the sun set over the sailboats. The crab dip was superb, the hushpuppies delicious, and the drinks wonderful.

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location, location, location. Appetizers and specials are your best options because food is average.

Thank HSL73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed tender peel and eat shrimp with a delicious Bloody Mary. Austin provided excellent customer service.

Thank FlowerLady27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday August 19 beamed summer lovin' on the Chester River. We had just arrived from sailplane soaring at Massey Aerodrome, only 20 minutes away from Chestertown. As our July 24 review declares, this is our lunch option in Chestertown. This visit we enjoyed meeting our...More

Thank helios5356
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25 August 2016|
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Response from Brotherdickdca1981 | Reviewed this property |
I remember many of the dishes at Fish Whistle, but most dealt with seafood. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1582 (Formerly Reiley's on the River)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-778-3566
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