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McGarvey's Saloon and Oyster Bar

8 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1804
+1 410-263-5700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“oysters” (86 reviews)
“crab dip” (38 reviews)
“cottage fries” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
8 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1804
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stop in for lunch we had a crab cake sandwich (16$)and fish an chips. The crab cake was good not great didn’t have much flavor, was a nice size portion. I am really a lobster girl so crab cake will never be great to me...More

Thank Kathi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I only go when they have oysters at half price in the off season. I opt for three dozen oysters and a piece of key lime pie for dessert. Oysters are always good.

Thank SouthSkookPorkchop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the place was closing for renovations in the coming week so we didn't stay very long. My son's meal was just so so a surf and turf. I opted for oysters and they were FAB. Atmosphere left a lot to be desired. The manager...More

Thank judiflorida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many decades ago I had my first crab cake, and it was at McGarvey’s. Always fun to return here. It was a beautiful, and very crowded, day in Annapolis. Our greeter got us seated quickly however. Bar is in the name, but draft beer was...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a light lunch here. (oyster, soup and salads) The cream of crab soup was delicious and the oyster were good size...

Thank Ryanha86
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Stopped by for lunch. Ate at the bar. Ordered the nachos, so good. It is a fun place to eat , drink and relax.

Thank MaSam
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Recently new owners have taken over this historic property. All changes are positive. A local and historic atmosphere, you will find locals, midshipmen and tourists together here. The offer a full bar, bar food and locally influenced food. Definitely stop in for a snack, a...More

Thank LRIebman
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited the historical Annapolis harbor area over the Thanskgiving holiday. Stopped here for lunch. Had to wait for a table ( a good sign) so be warned. Broad menu, with a focus of crab cakes, oysters and other seafood given the location, but the menu...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Nice, quite, comfortable setting when we got there. Good service, food & drinks. The original place we were headed too was closed & McGarvey's was right there. Glad we decided to step in & give them a try.

Thank Faye P
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lunch for four. Quick, adept service. Large portions. I would recommend to others and would return. The place was packed when we left....pre-Navy game day.

Thank SciFiGirl007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-5700
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