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Elkridge Furnace Inn

5745 Furnace Ave, intersection of Furnace Avenue and Race Road, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
+1 410-379-9336
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“crab cakes” (21 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
5745 Furnace Ave, intersection of Furnace Avenue and Race Road, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Again, a tiny man is laughing at the fact that you think this is a fantastic restaurant experience. It is not. We were provided with the worst service we have had in the world. The owner may want to say, "the food is rustic," but...More

Thank Samantha T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time dining at the Elkridge Furnace Inn and my first time dining out for Thanksgiving. I was really looking forward to it and was completely disappointed. The three course meal cost $50.00 per person and after having the meal, I think...More

Thank kewmom
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Enjoyed a really nice dinner here with friends recently, as I was visiting the area. (It turns out they had gotten engaged there!) Excellent quality food and service, romantic fine dining. Too many good choices, I hope to return again!!

Thank Michael S
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you, Michael, for your 5 star rating and kind words. It is always gratifying to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us. We look forward to seeing you again when you are in the area.

Reviewed 17 October 2017

A colleague recommended this restaurant. I ordered monk fish. It was so tough I requested a steak knife to cut it. The flavor was good but portion was small and mostly sauce and a few vegetables. It was overpriced for what I was served. It...More

1  Thank Sonia J
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

We are so sorry that you did not enjoy your dinner. When you brought the toughness issue to your server's attention, he offered to take the monk fish away and give you a menu so you could order something else. You deferred, saying that you...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, beautiful atmosphere, delicious food. We each had a different demi-tasse of the soups so we could taste them both. They were rich and flavorful. I had the crab cakes which were mostly large lumps of crabmeat that were nicely seasoned--fabulous! My husband loved...More

Thank AnnKS
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you, Ann, for your 5 star rating and most kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to serving you again in the near future.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Three of us dined here: my two colleagues had crabcake and I had vegan food. The restaurant was told 15 minutes ahead that we were coming and that I was vegan and indicated that they could serve vegan items. My two colleagues ordered crabcakes and...More

Thank bcsanders
michaelefigm, Guest Relations Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your 4 star rating and your comments regarding the issues you had with your meal and service. There is no excuse for your not getting an amuse-bouche. The server should have asked the kitchen for yours before serving the others. We will...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Decided to go here last minute. Beautiful property, the house itself needs a little work in the sense of dusting and touching up nicks and scratches. The menu looks great on paper and for the most part delivered but presentation was somewhat sloppy. Our biggest...More

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Very lovely old inn with classical fine dining, never rushed, experience you don't mind paying for. Food and service was excellent. Price is actually reasonable compared to other fine dining establishments. I've paid more for bad mealsMore

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michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your 5 star rating and kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your brunch. We work very hard in an effort to provide each of our guests with an excellent dining experience. Glad to see that you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

The cocktails are great i had a lemoncello manhattan never had one in my life time fantastic. The breads made in the restraurant very good.WE both had the pasta with bolognese sauce very good also there vietnamese roll outstading. If your in the area you...More

Thank john c
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

John...thank you for the 5 star rating and your kind words. So glad that you enjoyed the drinks and food..we try to offer new and a little different products to our guests and are always pleased when we get positive feedback. Thanks again...hope to see...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

In the area for business, I chose this restaurant from the list at the hotel front desk - because the name sounded quaint and a quick perusal of the website supported my first impression. My shuttle driver doubted that I was really taking him to...More

Thank travelmamaTN
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed your time with us. We certainly appreciate your kind words and 5 star rating. We hope to see you again whenever your travels bring you back to this area.

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bmartello
9 June 2017|
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Response from a_searcher | Reviewed this property |
I did not go to brunch so have no idea. I would suggest calling the restaurant and ask them.
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MyrtleBee
6 April 2017|
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Response from michaelefigm | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We only have a service bar and we cannot serve guests there. But, we would love to seat you at a table and a server will take your order.
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MyrtleBee
6 April 2017|
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Response from Josephine B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing bar area but they serve drinks at your table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5745 Furnace Ave, intersection of Furnace Avenue and Race Road, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
  • Phone Number: +1 410-379-9336
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Description
Historic mansion ca.1744 hosting an a la carte restaurant with seasonally changing menus, private functions including intimate parties to large receptions, monthly special events from Afternoon Teas to Wine Tastings, and off-site catering to the entire state of Maryland.
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