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McGarvey's Saloon and Oyster Bar

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$$ - $$$
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8 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1804
+1 410-263-5700
10:00 - 01:00
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Sun 10:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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199 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are a lot of places to choose to eat in Annapolis but we chose to visit McGarveys because we heard about their wings AND we could sit outside. We had the nachos which came with jalapeños and cheese and everything else in the side (for picky eaters this was great)! Lindsey our server was attentive, friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Sara T
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643 reviews
414 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We met our son here for snacks and a drink. I'm not a big oyster fan but my son & husband enjoyed the oysters Rockefeller. We also ordered crab balls and they were superb! Our server/bartender was friendly and efficient.

Thank MstqMI
Tucson, Arizona
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Had the softshell crab sandwich. Nice size and cooked just right. Boardwalk style fries were fresh and not greasy, plus a small serving of coleslaw. All for $18. There price was as good or better than similar offerings elsewhere. Good service too.

Thank Scott M
Dracut, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Revisiting Annapolis after 7 years and have already been to McGarveys twice! The oysters, warm crab dip and crab cakes are top notch ! $1 oyster shooters and great happy hour prices! Inside and outside seating! A great place for lunch or dinner!

Thank c0l70
stone ridge ny
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71 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch and ordered great beer and fish and chips, easy walk around town and historical.

Thank jfschmidt
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finished 4 or 6 raw oysters and looked down to see wriggling worms all over my plate. The Manager Devin offered to take them off the bill so they saved me $9 on a $200 bill. Hooray (drenched in sarcasm). Also, steamed platter was "partly" steamed and was not completely heated and the bathrooms were nasty. Will never go to... More 

Thank Mark S
Annapolis, Maryland
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53 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 of us had a great dinner tonight! We had a table upstairs so it felt like a private room and, unusual for a bar even on a Tuesday night, the noise level was low enough that conversation was easy even across the table. The raw oysters were plump, salty and yummy 😋as always; mussels, chicken wings and crab dip... More 

1 Thank kalis43
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by McGarvey's for an early evening meal. First, it was extremely loud in the back, but not really that crowded. Second, the bartender/waitress did her best, but the nearby party of yellers overwhelmed her. Third, little attention was paid to serving our table with the normal condiments that accompany crab cakes and shellfish. Fourth, we were nearly sideswiped... More 

1 Thank NYCmom50
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved McGarvey's, but it has gone to the dogs. We were there for a little oysters and ale, but they changed the menu. You use to get a dozen oysters for $6.00, now they are a $1 an oyster (which sucks). So we ordered fish and chips and they arrived soggy on one side and hard on the other.... More 

1 Thank Cocoa16
Ellicott City,USA/Epsom, Surrey
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped into McGarvey's today, Sat afternoon, place busy but not packed. After 10 minutes without site of a server, one of the managers came by to take our drink order. Brought the drinks back--still no sign of our sever! He took our food order, too. Grilled chicken sandwich was tough as if microwaved. Tasteless. The fish and chips was... More 

1 Thank Connie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-5700

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