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The Anvil Restaurant

1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (50 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Service was great but the food was just OK. Crab cakes were mostly filler and chicken dish was bland. Better options in Harpers Ferry.

Thank ugagrad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated Mothers Day at The Anvil We had excellent service Excellent food! The Salmon and Sea Bass were delicious!

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had Mothers Day Dinner at this restaurant, service was great and we really enjoyed the food. So nice to go somewhere that was not a chain. The scollops were so good. My son enjoy Sea Bass and said it was excellent. Perfect evening

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anvil was such a sweet, family friendly spot. The food was excellent and it just felt homey. Would definitely come here again.

Thank kkbigner
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of friends and I came here for a birthday by the recommendation of one friend. I was unsure of it initially but being here was honestly one of the best experiences I've had in years! The atmosphere was great and my friends and...More

Thank taykupp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great atmosphere and the shrimp and crab were cooked to perfection! I will definitely be back!

Thank Hunter P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great and so was the service! All the employees seemed to be very friendly and eager to serve. The anvil is a must when in WV!

Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looked just right for us - comfortable, local-spot, small menu, lots of locals there for lunch... - but it just didn't meet my expectations. The kitchen was so slow (they were busy - and the servers tried to help us out when we were time-crunched)....More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Anvil this evening for our 4th wedding anniversary dinner while on a camping vacation in Harpers Ferry. It was the perfect choice for us! Smaller restaurant & pub with a whimsical decor. We sat in the pub area and our server James...More

Thank Holly T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a large group -- 50 people -- for a family gathering. We had planned everything in advance. Planning, of course, is one thing; execution another. In every sense, the restaurant executed perfectly. The food was delicious. People have raved about the crab cakes...More

Thank John K
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Since you cannot PINPOINT what it is that you do not like then why don't you just stay in YOUR state of preference and eat!
10 January 2016|
Response from Oysterperson |
Ummmm...you appear to be minus your meds...sheesh!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
  • E-mail
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season.

OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm, bar and slots open later. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday.

Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150