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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” (13 reviews)
“salad” (50 reviews)
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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98 Cannon St, Chestertown, MD 21620-1582
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While visiting Chestertown, we decided to stop at The Fish Whistle based on an enthusiastic recommendation, and we were not disappointed. We both asked for salads. I got Blackened Monk Fish over a Caesar Salad, and my wife had the Mini-Crabcakes over a Caesar Salad....More

Thank FJGonzalezG
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited last week for all-you-can-eat oysters. Oysters were good but service seriously lacking. Our favorite waitress, Ann, was not there and we were told she “didn’t work here anymore”. That’s too bad because she was friendly and efficient. Probably won’t be a regular here anymore...More

Thank jwj6020
Reviewed 5 days ago

had the chance to eat at the Fish Whistle during the annual Down Rgging of many tall ships. i had the fish and chips and my wife had crab cakes. Plenty of fish and chips but the crab cakes were very small for the price.

Thank ashe66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I start? I made a reservation the night before. They didn't have it. We got a table anyway. We arrived an hour early by design to have a drink at the bar. I asked the bartender, "what's a drink that is a specialty...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Chestertown, Maryland for its Annual Downrigging Festival. After spending the morning photographing the Tall Ships I went for lunch at the Fish Whistle which faces the river and was conveniently located to observe all the harbor activities. I was seated on the...More

Thank il corso/el gallego
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate lunch here and has decent food with an amazing view. If the view wasn't as good as it is, I would have given it a 3/5 stars.

Thank Nibbler_88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for lunch during the downrigging weekend -- the waterside was full of sailing ships making one last appearance before getting set for winter. The ambience was wonderful and if you had a table on the terrace, you were in the midst of all...More

Thank rexpig
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of about 30 people for lunch. The staff handled the crowd well and arranged a special menu for us. The crab soup was so delicious! Had a crab cake sandwich too. Can’t get too much crab in Maryland! The plate of...More

Thank Micky O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our most recent visit to the Fish Whistle was somewhat of a disappointment. The food was average as was the service. The view, however, is wonderful!

Thank zimmerang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me shipmates and I had an enjoyable dinner as we watched the light fade from the sky behind the tall ships. I had the blackened yellowfin tuna on Caesar salad, one of the specials. The nice big piece of fish was cooked exactly as I...More

Thank Shay S
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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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