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Bowman Restaurant & Pub

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
+1 410-665-8600
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“soups” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times, food almost always good. Can get loud, & busy, but not unbearable. Barmaid in afternoon, less than on top of things. Had to wait for her to notice we were there, cause she was busy talking to some regulars. It was...More

Thank Hcefalu
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We appreciate you sharing your review with us and hope to have you back again. We will be sure to address the issues you raised with all of our staff to be sure this does not happen again! Have a wonderful week.

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stopped in for some late night food. Unfortunately the kitchen was closed. Fortunately the bartender made us some drinks and found some snacks for us. Thank you!

Thank Dee Dee C
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Perfect! We are thrilled we could accommodate you and hope you can come back and enjoy some delicious food the next time you are in the area. Have a great weekend and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Had a good dinner; ahi tuna, fried oysters, cauliflower and cheese with Cabernet wine. Sat in the bar area with my wife and my sister-in-law. An early dinner on a Saturday evening and since pre-Easter no band. Plenary of room, service was good and a...More

Thank Swampfox2806
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We cannot wait to have you back with us very soon.

Reviewed 26 March 2018

The rolls are great, nice and light... they dip perfectly in the garlic lemon butter from the garlic shrimp... just sayin. All of the food is good, great spot!

Thank Tony D
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thank you so much, Tony! Such a great suggestion and we hope all of our guests enjoy them as much as you do. Come back to see us soon!

Reviewed 17 February 2018

My friend and I both ordered crab cakes. His broiled - mine fried. Both were delicious. As for my 2 sides, fresh green beans and mashed potatoes, good as well. He ordered Cole slaw. We both agreed that it was not at all palatable -...More

Thank JoeD7192EG
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

We are truly sorry to hear about the coleslaw and the chicken salad sandwich. It is our top priority to provide excellent tasting and quality food to our guests. We do hope you will come back to give us another shot. We are thrilled to...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

So I went a couple months ago with family and was highly disappointed. I decided to try carry out today b/c the menu states fresh turkey - paid $13 for a lunch portion - was NOT fresh and thy only gave me three pieces. Place...More

Thank B7051DFlisa
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I met a client here for lunch. We had enough space to have a private conversation and enjoy a very good meal. The service was very good and if you need a private room they can take care of that.

Thank Bill J
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review, Bill. We are thrilled that you and your Client enjoyed your lunch with us and hope to have you back for another meal soon. Have a great week.

Reviewed 28 November 2017

It is a lovely place to have good food, a quiet atmosphere, good service and if you are not in any hurry, a place to just stay a while. Their sauer beef and dumplings are wonderful!!!! and pork chops are yummy with home made cole...More

Thank barheff
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review!! We truly appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We hope you will come back again very soon to see us. Have a great weekend.

Reviewed 4 November 2017

As per usual, my friend ordered the crab cake. Even though it's not made with MD crab meat, (I believe it's Gulf) it's seasoned very well and tasty. I however went for the broiled fish sandwich. It was not fresh and very bland. Should have...More

Thank JoeD7192EG
adiff5466, Manager at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your kind review and feedback. We will certainly use it going forward and hope to have you back soon. Cheers

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Had to make a trip into Baltimore and after a few errands, I suggested to my husband to go have a late lunch/early dinner here. Before moving, we used to eat there nearly once a week. I ordered a margarita which came with orange juice,...More

1  Thank Chickie N
adiff5466, Owner at Bowman Restaurant & Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

We would like to apologize that your time with us did not go according to plan. We want to offer all of our guests a positive and carefree dining experience, and the meal you have described seems to have fallen short. We really value the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9306 Harford Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-665-8600
  • E-mail
The Bowman has been a staple in the Baltimore area for over 30 years. Known for their crab cakes, which were called "the best in Baltimore" by Baltimore Magazine, The Bowman also boasts a substantial menu, certain to please the pickiest "foodie". The property has recently renovated the bar and adjacent seating area to bring the look of the space up-to-date. The area is now brighter and has 5 large televisions for patrons to watch sporting events, while enjoying food and drink specials. This area serves lite fare in addition to dinner entrees, and opens at 11AM.In the evenings, typically starting at 9PM, the bar hosts karaoke or live entertainment. Keno is available too. Check The Bowman's entertainment schedule on their website for details. If customers prefer a quieter ambiance, there is another dining room that opens at 4PM and is considered more upscale with table cloths Lite fare is not available in the main dining room; however, there are daily specials.COMEDY CLUB: Downstairs from The Bowman Restaurant is Sully's Comedy Cellar, which has shows both Fridays and Saturdays. Sully's features comics from HBO, Comedy Central, BET's ComicView, Leno and others. With the comedy club just downstairs from The Bowman, customers can enjoy dinner and a show in one location!The Bowman can seat large parties and has separate banquet rooms if required.There is plenty of FREE parking. The Bowman is a completely non-smoking establishment.
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