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J. King's

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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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329 Gambrills Rd, Gambrills, MD 21054-1125
+1 410-923-2005
11:00 - 01:00
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Pasadena, Maryland
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We had dinner here one night recently. There was hardly anyone in the restaurant. We ended up having there special course meal. You got salad, soup, entrée, dessert for a great price. Food was tasty and service was excellent. This is very close to our house, so we will be returning soon.

Thank Stephanie W
Odenton, Maryland
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373 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Have been here several times since it is local, and never have had a really good meal. Always seems that the prime rib is over-cooked and crab cakes are made with too much filler compared to some of the better crab cakes you can get in the area. Doubt we will go back in the future unless we have to... More 

Thank dgbg100106
Mitchellville, Maryland
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Love J King's. Crabs are always plentiful. The service is great. They always ask where would you like to sit. If they take you to a place that you don't like they will move you with no problem.

Thank JWallace52
Annapolis, Maryland
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The back patio area is great for an inexpensive meal and beer. There are I believe, 5 TVs setup outside and plenty of tables and bar space. I really haven't had any food here that I wouldn't reorder. That being said if you like food with a bit of spice. Try the Snake Bite Pasta. It is by far my... More 

Thank BGRoadTrip
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this place! Have great seafood seated us quickly and kept the drinks flowing. Waitress was friendly and efficient . She kept checking on us.Will go back again soon.

Thank Sherie K
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Great hidden treasure. There are different areas to dine. OUTSIDE as the Tiki bar. inside ins the restaurant and upstairs. Great meeting place for friends, family or a meeting with a lot of friends or colleagues..

1 Thank spiderbab2284
Gambrills, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went with my family, they like crabs. I don't care much for them in their shells and so I ordered soup and salad. It was later in the evening and there were only a few servers. Business wasn't very much but picked up later. Our service wasn't very good, it was slow getting the food and the food wasn't... More 

1 Thank MayR335
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We come here frequently for AUCE crabs.....last night the crabs were light, very wet (looked like reheated). We had 3 trays and they got worse by the tray. Our server, Heather was good.....we told her that the meal was not the good quality we are used to and she offered to have some steamed without spices......she tried and offered, but... More 

Thank Harleycarli
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is unique with the indoor and outdoor seating. We went with a large party and was assigned one sever who was not very friendly. The crabs were good, but took a while for all you can eat trays to be replenished. I would return if in the area, but wouldn't drive out of my way for it.

Thank Nsimon82
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We go here every few months. The food is good never had a bad meal or an excellent meal. Fun - Good service - good drinks and food. Always nice - fun atmosphere more of an adult Place as the hour grows Late.

Thank BillyMusic

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Gambrills Rd, Gambrills, MD 21054-1125
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gambrills
  • Phone Number: +1 410-923-2005
Changed names recently from Kaufman's Tavern

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