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Chick and Ruth's Delly

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165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-269-6737
06:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:30
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Easton, Maryland
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102 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a fun world I stepped into yesterday! A wonderful world full of food and nice people = happy place. I could easily have studied the extensive menu for an hour but our very helpful and informative server helped narrow things down in far less time. Although we currently live in Maryland I am not a huge fan of crab... More 

Thank TexasAMC3
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Chick and Ruth's is an Annapolis treasure. It has been here for decades for a good reason. The food is delicious (and huge) and being from New York, the pastrami on rye and chocolate egg-creams are very authentic. I you go on a Sunday, get there early. Sometimes there are lines that run down the street with hungry patrons waiting... More 

Thank verydisappointeddec
Annapolis, MD
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A diner that is entrenched in its history and legacy. It simply does not let go. There are always things to moan about, no-one is perfect. But for a diner experience, awesome food, banter, social delight - this place is not easily beat! Just go.

Thank tsotsi2
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great restaurant to gather with friends or family! Parking garage is available on Main St. The food is very tasty and is filling! The restaurant is very quaint and unique. It's a staple in Annapolis living!

1 Thank fickjr
Annapolis, Maryland
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good food, friendly service and the best donuts you've ever eaten. Usually a wait for breakfast in the weekends. Enjoy the donuts while you're waiting!

1 Thank Madonaghy
Maineville, Ohio
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The service was impeccable. Funny, friendly, fast paced people that seemed to really enjoy their jobs. Restaurant was fun. Tight, diner feel. Seemed to be fresh food. Pies and pastries looked delicious. The family who had breakfast really liked their meal. The burger was pretty good, was not impressed with the fries. Large portions. Worth visiting for the atmosphere alone.... More 

Thank Courtees8
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very neat place if you like old time diners. The food was great. the servings large and the price reasonable. It was lined up out the door at lunch, so we just waited in a bar till late afternoon and then we got in without a wait. You do have to enjoy being right on top of the other people... More 

Thank Kelly F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Come and enjoy fresh food and great service.. Everyone here is friendly and Ted the owner treats you like family! I love this place! They have the best crab cakes in Maryland

1 Thank keeajfap
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to get the real flavor of Annapolis go to Chick & Ruth's. it is the place that every morning a elementary school walks in and leads the entire restaurant in the Pledge of Allegiance. Any lunch time you may see the governor and the mayor and any number of politicians sitting talking and carrying on state business.... More 

Thank Richard D
Wilmington, Delaware
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here any time we visit Annapolis. First time for breakfast and it was superb. Crab omelet was really good and big and the chicken fried steak more than enough for breakfast and lunch! Service friendly and fast. Crowded, but that gives it a neighborhood feel. Come hungry!

Thank Quilterbee2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 00:30
06:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-269-6737

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?