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Ott House Restaurant

American, Bar, Pub
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5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
+1 301-447-2625
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great friendly place to stop and have a beer or a basket of wings. Very friendly staff, very friendly owner, and a great firefighter friendly atmosphere.

Thank Larry K
Hopewell, New Jersey
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We go to the Ott House from time to time and really enjoy the selection of beer. The menu has a decent selection and from what we have tried, it is delicious. It is a popular with the locals, but is friendly to non-locals as well. Give it a try.

Thank kdustin
Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring the earplugs ! This is a popular drinking bar for locals and firefighters but also has a posh dining area . The seafood is good but not as good as at nearby Rube's Crab Shack . There are 3 Valley brand pool tables in good shape , 7' bar boxes . If you like pool, drive the 30 minutes... More 

Thank phantomreviewer2015
Windermere, Florida
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Popular hangout with firefighters and locals. Great for lunch. We love all their fair. Fries, Burgers and more. Reasonable prices. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Christian J
Fairfield, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We usually eat at the palms across the street which is better. Crab dip pretty good,, meals taste like frozen food heated up.

Thank Bonnie J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Lively bar with great menu selection and drinks. Band was good and served as a great backdrop for dancing. The crab cakes were excellent!

Thank FECiii
Sierra Vista
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a fun, inexpensive place to come with family or friends. The food is very good, the drinks were great, (the beer was cold), and the servers were very friendly and attentive. Several in my group of 13 purchased their cool t-shirts, and we met the owner, who came by to say hello. There are a lot of artifacts... More 

Thank emdicker
Rochester, New York
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Excellent. great atmosphere. Regular hangout for firefighters in town for the academy or memorial. They will pick you up from the academy if you need a ride. right next door to firehouse that you can visit. Service is great and food well prepared.

Thank Brian C
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We walked in and the old musty smell overwhelmed me. It was so off-putting and made me lose my appetite instantly. We were also never greeted by anyone the entire 2 minutes we were there. We walked in and right back out.

Thank Travelmaandpa
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Hot Tasty off the grill burgers at the bar or at a table... Yum! Most of the time you might have to parallel park outside or park and walk a little bit but the food's worth it!

Thank Raynedrops

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Emmitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-447-2625

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