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16 W Main St # 20, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9247
+1 301-447-3689
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:30 - 23:30
Wed - Sat 07:30 - 21:00
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Frederick, Maryland
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51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family Cooking by day turned Bar/Diner by night - come as you are - This is a local home cooked Eatery located on Main Street - open Wed-Saturday 7:30 AM TILL close -Sunday FOR BREAKFAST ONLY 7:30 am - closes @ 11:30 AM SHARP - Daily Specials - home cooked comfort meals - highlighted by fresh home made desserts -... More 

Thank ThunkWhat
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393 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I went here to eat on his recommendations. Small but cozy location. Had the Boom Boom shrimp, fried shrimp, corn and apple fritters, and honey fried chicken. Great portions and prices. Our server, daughter of the owner, was excellent. Friendly and funny. Daily specials every day with strong community patronage. Can't say but a great experience and... More 

Thank ROB A
Easton, Maryland
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224 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We strolled over to this place because the Ott House was full. Surprise!! When we walked in, so was this place!!!! Locals everywhere, so we knew it would be good. Found the 2 last seats at the bar and sat down. Very friendly staff that made us feel like we were right at home. Cold, cheap beer. Great vegetable crab... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Skiing works up a mean appetite. We skied Liberty to avoid the inauguration. We thought it would be more educational, entertaining, and satisfying to visit the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes (serene and soothing!), the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial (inspiring and awful), before spending some time on the slopes. So, we were hungry. Palms satisfies. Perfectly. She... More 

Thank Mark R
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The waitress went out of her way to serve me fast because I was in a hurry even though the little place was mobbed . This is pretty much the only game in town for good breakfast in Emmitsburg . It is a small bar/ grill so don't expect much room or no waiting . Try it anyway !

Thank phantomreviewer2015
Ashburn, Virginia
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This was definitely your "down home" type of place. I am from a big city, and not to sound snobby, but where it's more cosmolitan and sophisticated. This place was filled with locals, and I mean filled. The food was great. They had good looking pizzas and homemade lasagna. The portions were large. We all got the steak and cheese... More 

Thank bluechina11
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Four of us had breakfast there and it was very good. Our daughter had the special which was a red, white and blue waffle. It was topped with fresh fruit and she said the waffle tasted like it was freshly made? The other 3 of us had pancakes and they were very good. Enjoyed the small town atmosphere. We prefer... More 

Thank 995maplady
Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We eat here every week, same regulars, one waitress, doing a good job, turkey and fixings dinner on Thursday for 7.95 cannot be beat

Thank Bonnie J
Thurmont, Maryland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The Palms is a wonderful restaurant with a small bar area as well as a dining area. The daily specials are always good and the food is priced very reasonably.

Thank bjknott
Nashville, North Carolina
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

When we went in this small local eatery we looked at the specials and read these word, "serving no fried food today". Thought it was a joke since 75% of the food listed was fried. It wasn't. Waitress said it was simply too hot to use fryer. We almost left but glad we didn't. My wife who has a sensitive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:30
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St # 20, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9247
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Emmitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-447-3689

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?