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Savage River Lodge

1600 Mount Aetna Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532-3817
+1 301-689-3200
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meatloaf” (18 reviews)
“duck” (6 reviews)
“chowder” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1600 Mount Aetna Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532-3817
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Stayed in a yert at the lodge and decided to enjoy dinner onsite. Food was what you would expect in a 4 or 5 star restaurant in a city. Our server, Lauren, was incredibly thorough, pleasant and delightful. Made us feel right at home.

Thank David G
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello David G, Thanks again for the reviews! Glad to hear you enjoyed Lauren, she is a delight. Hope to see you both back again soon! Jan

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped with my family on our way to Hershey for lunch. Because it was 6 miles off of 68, we almost didn't stop, but so glad we did. The lunch was perfection. My nephew and I had the fried green tomato sandwich with cheese...More

Thank Jb119
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello JB119, Guests are always pleasantly surprised when they venture those 6 miles back to us! We're so glad you and your family found us and enjoyed your lunch while here. Our chef and his team do an outstanding job on creation of menus and...More

Reviewed 2 June 2017

It's an adventure getting to this place, but worth it. A wonderful rustic facility in a gorgeous mountain atmosphere. If you're into nature and the outdoors, which you must be if you're in the area, you'll love this place. A classic mountain retreat, full of...More

Thank ChesapeakeSkipper
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ChesapeakeSkipper, Thanks again for taking the time to leave your thoughts! We very much appreciate it! Hope you both come back to stay next time! Jan

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a great place to stop when traveling through the area, and this did not disappoint- followed their website suggestion re: taking exit 29. Beautiful drive down to lodge. Beautiful space. Really friendly staff, nice lunch selections. Do not pass on the sausage...More

1  Thank Sheryl B
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hello Sheryl B, We'll pass your complements on to the chef! Glad you were able to find us while traveling through and hope to see you back for an overnight stay sometime! Jan

Reviewed 9 May 2017

The menu has a wide range of choices including more exotic meats, all well-prepared and nicely-presented with an excellent choice of wines.

1  Thank Donald K
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Donald K, Thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant as well! Look forward to seeing you again. Jan

Reviewed 2 May 2017

They have a new Chef since we last visited and the food seems better than ever. Love the creativity of dishes and flavors, excellent. I give this restaurant a michelin star rating!

1  Thank Precocious
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Precocious, We agree with you - the food is better than ever! Chef Martin has really taken our restaurant to a new level! We appreciate the kind words! See you soon, Jan

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Ate lunch outside at the lodge and was advised to eat dinner there as well. Had the meatloaf....yes....meatloaf!! The flavor was so good that there was no salt needed!!

Thank Brenda O
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Brenda O, Our meatloaf is the old standby! So glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Jan

Reviewed 24 March 2017

I ordered the pot roast--it was the best I have ever eaten!! My husband ordered lamb and couldn't stop talking about how good it is. This restaurant is exceptional!

Thank kmrecken
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello kmrecken, Thank you so much for the kind words! We'll pass your compliments onto the chef! Jan

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Food is terrific, and the Wine List is beyond compare. There is an entree for every palate, terrific service, and a congenial bar.

Thank BruceJoyce2014
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hello BruceJoyce2014! Thanks again for the kind words!! We'll have a few cold ones waiting after your next fishing trip! Jan

Reviewed 11 January 2017

The food was very good but the appetizer (crab dip) took a very long time to come out at dinner. Service in general was very slow. We waited quite a while for our server to even greet us at lunch despite there being only one...More

Thank Jacqueline K
Jan R, Owner at Savage River Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Hi jguard85, We really appreciate you leaving feedback! While we are a slower-paced establishment, both of specifics you mentioned are against our standards. We'll be sure to share this info with our management team. Hope to see you back again! Jan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Mount Aetna Rd, Frostburg, MD 21532-3817
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frostburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-689-3200
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Description
Where wild game meets tempeh and everything in between, the Savage River Lodge offers seasonally changing menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday and lunch and dinner Monday through Friday. Serving a variety of wild game, house-made pastas and other American classics in addition to their gluten free and vegetarian/vegan menus. Also offering a full bar with a Wine Spectator Award-winning wine list of 185+ varietals.
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