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16 W Main St # 20, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9247
+1 301-447-3689
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good58%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“fried chicken” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar
16 W Main St # 20, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9247
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chose to eat here because it was convenient. We were pleasantly surprised by the value and the good food. Kids had pumpkin pancakes which were fluffy and served with cinnamon butter proclaimed delicious by two picky eaters. I went for the sausage gravy which is...More

Thank K2toYou
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Nice, quiet restaurant. Enjoyed my Maryland Crab cakes and crab soup. Service was prompt. Only issue was the cool to touch pan fried chicken my friends had. It was quickly corrected on request.

Thank feuermedic
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The portions were ample, the food tasty, and the service friendly. The atmosphere isn't the best, with crowded conditions throughout. But overall, a good experience.

Thank David R
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast as we were passing through. I had the palms omelette which hit the spot. The waitress was pleasant and kept the refills coming. Overall excellent value for money

Thank Liam K
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had just gotten into town and read some reviews so decided to try it for dinner. The crab cake was good, the green salad was fresh, baked potato over baked. Good friendly service. The food was good but not something to write home about. Prices...More

Thank Alabamatripcreator
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Family Cooking by day turned Bar/Diner by night - come as you are - This is a local home cooked Eatery located on Main Street - open Wed-Saturday 7:30 AM TILL close -Sunday FOR BREAKFAST ONLY 7:30 am - closes @ 11:30 AM SHARP -...More

1  Thank ThunkWhat
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went here to eat on his recommendations. Small but cozy location. Had the Boom Boom shrimp, fried shrimp, corn and apple fritters, and honey fried chicken. Great portions and prices. Our server, daughter of the owner, was excellent. Friendly and funny....More

Thank ROB A
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We strolled over to this place because the Ott House was full. Surprise!! When we walked in, so was this place!!!! Locals everywhere, so we knew it would be good. Found the 2 last seats at the bar and sat down. Very friendly staff that...More

1  Thank Frampy24
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Skiing works up a mean appetite. We skied Liberty to avoid the inauguration. We thought it would be more educational, entertaining, and satisfying to visit the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes (serene and soothing!), the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial (inspiring and awful),...More

2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The waitress went out of her way to serve me fast because I was in a hurry even though the little place was mobbed . This is pretty much the only game in town for good breakfast in Emmitsburg . It is a small bar/...More

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21 December 2016|
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Response from bjknott | Reviewed this property |
Bonnie J from Fairfield answered perfectly....just what I was going to say! BTW, their breakfasts are great....I had Eggs Benedict this morning.
Trudy S
3 August 2015|
Response from dav6440 | Reviewed this property |
they do not deliver.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:30 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St # 20, Emmitsburg, MD 21727-9247
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Emmitsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-447-3689
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