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5 W Main St, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9246
+1 301-447-2625
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 02:00
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Windermere, Florida
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Baltimore, Maryland
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176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This seems to be the hot place in town. The place was packed. The locals were all visiting with each other, and our server was super friendly and prompt. We ordered the beer battered haddock and it was nicely cooked, huge and satisfying. It's a fun casual place and we'll be back the next time we're in town,

Thank WAOM
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were traveling through Maryland and hungry for dinner when we came upon the cute town of Emmitsburg. Before we chose a place to eat I consulted Trip Advisor to see where the best ratings were, and Ott House stood out. I asked our waiter what items were made fresh in house and was told essentially nothing, but for the... More 

Thank Elizabeth M
South Bend, Indiana
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112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch before visiting Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton. It was very dreary inside with dark wood and chairs. The waitress was friendly and the food okay but I'm sure there might be better places in Emmitsberg to eat.

Thank bambam26

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?