We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bayard House Restaurant

11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
+1 410-885-5040
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (39 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (321)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 320 reviews

Reviewed today

Have been to Bayard House at least once each year for the past several, I can say I've never been disappointed. As good as their entrees are (especially the crab cakes!), I could easily make a meal out of the apps! Try the Oysters Rockefeller,...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by the Bayard House the other day for crab cakes. They were brought quickly from the kitchen by my very helpful server. I have to say I’ve never seen larger cakes mounded on the plate. Bountiful would be an understatement. They were marvelous...More

Thank Jim567de
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Too bad food is not as good as the great location on the canal. Crab cakes were awful. Stuffed peppers not much better. The dining room has really gone downhill. We will not go back until there is a major change on the kitchen

1  Thank rbrandf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our party of six visited for dinner on a Wednesday night in April. There were only a couple of other tables in the room dining. Our dinners were very good, the service was awfully slow, It was 30 minutes after we were seated before our...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The md crab soup is worth the trip Rock fish taco very favorable Sitting outside watching the cd canal makes the week worthwhile

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

We stopped in for dinner for the first time after reading the reviews and thought we'd give it a try.The menu could be a bit broader in its selections. The food was "okay" but not good enough to say we'd go there again or recommend...More

1  Thank livinglifeandlov2018
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Gorgeous March weekend, Hole in the Wall bar packed at 3pm. Nice place sat at bar watched a Flyers game with wife and locals. Decent beer selection, had Rockfish BLT Tacos! Really flavorful, even got to see a large ship head through C&D Canal from...More

Thank ek2stix
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We have been going to the Bayard House for 15 years. Sadly. we have seen things go down hill over the past couple of years The food is mediocre at best, and definitely over-priced. New ownership and management that is more customer service oriented would...More

2  Thank absolutelyfabulous12
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were very excited to try this restaurant. Historical building that sits very close to the water. The hostess was very friendly. We exchanged conversations about the history of the area and the building itself. The view from our porch side table over looking the...More

1  Thank Becky P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I haven't eaten at the Bayard House restaurant (upstairs) in years, but I absolutely love dropping in at the Hole in the Wall Bar (in winter) and the Umbrella Bar (in summer). Same great staff. Very friendly and enthusiastic. Order the Hole in the Wall...More

Thank mekopp
Nearby HotelsSee all Chesapeake City Hotels
Best Eastern Inn Elkton
2 reviews
7.96 km away
Hampton Inn Middletown
349 reviews
11.07 km away
Knights Inn Elkton
34 reviews
11.88 km away
Hampton Inn Elkton
378 reviews
11.89 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Schaefer's Canal House
487 reviews
.23 km away
Chesapeake Inn Restaurant and Marina
485 reviews
.20 km away
Prime 225
85 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
M/V Bay Breeze
178 reviews
.27 km away
C&D Canal Museum
24 reviews
.41 km away
Chesapeake City Water Tours
11 reviews
.12 km away
Miss Clare Cruises
22 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
9 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Karoline S | Reviewed this property |
When we are there for lunch, we saw a couple eating lunch with their dog on the patio.
5 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from lyn b | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, do not know, but sure you will have a lovely time.
28 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I have dined here several times however, I never ordered lobster only the crab cakes. The crab cakes are the best I have had in the region. I recommend you call the restaurant directly regarding your question. Happy Travels!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-885-5040
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing