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Pirates Cove Restaurant

4817 Riverside Dr, Galesville, MD 20765-3105
+1 410-867-2300
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“crab imperial” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4817 Riverside Dr, Galesville, MD 20765-3105
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night. The food was excellent. Our friends said that it had hit a lull but heard it was better and we were all impressed. So if you have been disappointed try it again. Both type of crab soup were excellent...More

Thank SOAJax
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My mom and I went to Pirates Cove just a few days ago and what a world of difference! The food was fantastic, the new chef is working hard to bring back good food and the renovations are bringing river views to almost all the...More

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We go to this place often. It sits on the water in a marina area. Always good service and the scallops are excellent.

Thank 2Chickadees
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stopped here on our way back to Annapolis. Beautiful location with beautiful views of the water. Large menu. Had trouble deciding but settled with liver and onions. I love liver and onions. This was probably the best I have ever had. The liver was served...More

Thank dalady
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar, had a few drinks and ordered their beef/steak sandwich that came with fries. The sandwich was relatively small (5-6 "), was stuffed with tons of meat but it had zero flavor. The only thing that could've helped it was to...More

Thank Chesapeake_crab
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Food was great. App.time is well worth trip from anywhere. Chef Steve is very creative. Uses top quality products. Wait staff very helpful and freindly. They have made major changes inside bar. Been opened up to outside deck. Great view plenty parking. Music on Friday...More

Thank Russell K
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My family & I celebrated after church & had Christmas Eve dinner at Pirates Cove, Galesville, MD. My daughter & I had the crab imperial--it was the best we ever had at a restaurant. My son in law got a delicious pasta dish with shrimp....More

Thank constancehalkovich
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food presentation good ...the ambiance was to die for! Company great! Would recommend and we met a couple who had their first date there 40 years ago

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 30 November 2016

After a cruise in our boat we went to Pirates Cove for a delightful lunch with friends. We all started with the cream of crab soup which was excellent. We all had different entrees with crab or seafood. The entrees were crab cake sandwich, broiled...More

Thank Qtfish
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Chili-Lime Shrimp and the Shrimp Louie were tasty, substantial but not overwhelming and priced well. Having been there years ago when it had become a little "tired", the new owners and chef have taken it to a new level. I was there in the...More

Thank Bev1952
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4817 Riverside Dr, Galesville, MD 20765-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Galesville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-867-2300
  • E-mail