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City Dock Cafe

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18 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1816
+1 410-269-0961
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Laid back bar atmosphere, upstairs is usually quiet and open and kid friendly but not downstairs. The fish and chips are excellent, best around, and reasonably priced. Fun neighborhood bar

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Thank christie t
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Since moving to the US 2.5 years ago, my wife and I have struggled to find what we consider to be genuinely good (and strong) coffee. This place is probably the best we've found, alongside the 2 Melbourne-style cafes in New York and the Cuban places in Miami.

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Thank BradAust
Crofton, Maryland
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Wonderful coffee shop at the end of the Annapolis City Dock. Terrific scones with flavors that change with the calendar. Great setting and a popular place in town. Right around the corner from the Naval Academy. Worth a visit.

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Thank Alan M
Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The staff is very snooty. If you're not in their club they treat you with disdain. The food, coffee etc. is excellent however.

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Thank Edward K
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Great place to meet in DTA before a day of touring. Coffee was very good but not cheap. Right near the harbor/

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Thank BlueHenLaxAlum
Annapolis, Maryland
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This coffee shop has everything you need - coffee, tea, yummy treats, etc. And, the employees are a lot more personable than those at the chain store across the street. Try the Jamaican Iced Tea for a delicious twist on the traditional iced tea. Answer the trivia for a discount - get a frequent buyer card to earn points towards... More 

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Thank InThePassengerSeat
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Wow I highly recommend the Medici coffee- I usually drink black coffee or espresso only(maybe latté with almond/coconut) but it was SOGOOD. Really friendly service; so personable! Snack options were nice too.

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Thank Lauren H
Usa, Tanzania
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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Want to enjoy the the beauty of historic Annapolis, Maryland, with its charming city dock and many old renovated houses, while sipping coffee and meet friends? Go, as we always do, to City Dock Cafe at the old harbor. The selection and quality of coffee is superb, the scones delicious. The cafe itself is rather small, which adds to its... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Always get my coffee here. Friendly, young and fun. It's like a Starbucks but with local flavor and without the yuppie attitude. The interior is more eclectic too.

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Thank str8updave
Annapolis, Maryland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

In the tradition of Old Historic Annapolis...great little coffee shop located in the heart of downtown Annapolis across the street from public docks. Seating inside and out. Great coffees, teas and cakes. Nice little café where you can sit and read the paper while enjoying your morning repast. Staff is great and helpful.

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Thank Cleosbeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1816
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-269-0961

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?