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River Watch Restaurant

) #31 of 52 Restaurants in Essex $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
207 Nanticoke Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1532
+1 410-687-1422
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
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“burger” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
“bands” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
207 Nanticoke Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1532
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wanted to charges $20 for parking! The guy was so rude... to have dinner. The food was okay won't be back.

1  Thank Lora B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

People come here for the waterfront atmosphere. I would definitely not come for the food. Shrimp stuffed with crab was essentially stuffed with the barely there crab dip. The stuffed mushroom caps were not terrible. The buffalo chicken bites were passable bar fare. The crab...More

Thank DivaTJ
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We went for Mother's Day yesterday. The parking was a bit tight, but overall the location was easy to get to. The limited menu looked great but the food was terrible. The $14 crab dip was more like soup served with chopped up dollar store...More

Thank raewalkins
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The building and seating needs to be updated We came by boat There was a band the music was good but the food was not We have never went back and we leave very close

1  Thank doreenlynnr
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My wife and I ate dinner here last night and we were told to pick anywhere to sit by the hostess / waitress. She was very attentive and was the only waitress working that night but there were only 5 or 6 tables seated so...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were here for dinner and we're very pleased. Food was great especially RiverWatch shrimp wrapped with bacon and killer wings. My brother had a steak that he loved and fries that were crispy and tasty. After dinner they had an incredible band with no...More

Thank steakcake
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome little place by the water. Went out with my brother had a blast the waitress was great and the food was a great amount and cold beer love it.

1  Thank Chadwick F
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Real nice place especially Sunday Funday. Has Live Music, 3 bars, deck and patio seating. Has plenty of parking and boat dockage for even the largest boats. Has a Banquet area for Private Parties. Mark and Tracy are hands on owners. All the Bartenders are...More

1  Thank Evictor55
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wait time was ok the music helped to pass the time . Food was good but it came out slow our server was great.

Thank capt132000
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Would not go back. Food was not good, the service was not good, and the type of customers it attracts is not good.

1  Thank Tammy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Nanticoke Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-687-1422
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