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“Wow in Sykesville”
Review of Market Tavern

Market Tavern
Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Sykesville
Price range: US$10 - US$18
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

MT has moved to a new location on main street. The layout is perfect for both the tavern and market. It's better than ever and it was great to begin with. The food choices are unique and delicious. The beer selection is very good and covers a lot of ground, especially for a place of it's size. A lot of thought has gone into making this a must try and worth the trip to charming Sykesville, MD. Parking is very convenient throughout the town to MT.

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Thank James J
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Every time I'm in town, I make it a point to stop here. Their tapas are outstanding, the wine is top notch (with a great selection to choose from) and the atmosphere is festive. They even have mixed drinks now.

The folks who work here clearly enjoy what they're doing and this makes the service outstanding and friendly. This is one of the best places around for good drinks and food. They also have an area that sells homemade chocolates, cheeses, snacks and wine. Love, love, love this place!!

Thank Dru49
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

Stopped in for some wine during the ice fest. It was very busy but we got served right away. Our party was lucky enough to get seating and sat there until we were ready to leave. MT is moving to a larger new location down the street about February 11. My only (minor) complaint is them charging $25 for a $14 bottle of wine that they just took off the sales shelf. At least take the price off the bottle before setting it on the table. While MT does serve food, it's more sandwiches.

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petetruby, Owner at Market Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Hey! Thanks for the note. Sorry for the miscommunication on the wine. As you know, we are a market and a tavern - and for the most part our bottled wine sales are to-go. So, the listed price on the bottles is the "to-go" price. If a customer wants to dine-in with a bottle, there is a $10 corkage; which is where your price came from.

That said, it should have been communicated to you and then you could have decided whether or not you wanted the bottle with corkage. Again, sorry about that - I spoke with the staff.

Despite the fact that we are small and specialty, we try to hard to remain competitive with large retailers on our to-go prices and with restaurants on our dine-in bottle prices. I think you'd find that even with a corkage our prices are much less then a bottle ordered at a standard restaurant.

Best Regards, Pete

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic. Fun. Friendly!! Sweet special spot in the nations Coolest lil town of Sykesville. Need a cold draught beer with a nosh of chocolate bread? Feel like drinking at home and want a local wine from Black Ankle Vineyard? Having guests over and realized you need an awesome sharp cheddar? Need your growler tapped off?? All this and more is steps away at our lil Market Tavern!!! Swing in you won't regret it!! Promise!! But quiet don't tell to many about this spot!! Jk.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016

If you find yourself in Sykesville, The Market Tavern is a must do location. My second trip to Sykesville and the tavern did not disappoint. If you're into great beer, great wine, great food, and awesome people, you have come to the right place.

Terrific staff, and hanging with the local crowd is always the best part. Challenge Tyler to a game of dominos. If you need a piece of furniture restored, seek out Pat, he's your guy.

Nice selection of local brews, and wine on tap. Small plates of food to munch on during the night. They also have gift baskets that you can stuff with any items you find interests you.

If you miss out on the Market Tavern when in town, you have truly missed out on a great time and experience. Don't be that guy.

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Thank Whm324
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