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Chick and Ruth's Delly

165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2064
+1 410-269-6737
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (155 reviews)
“pastrami” (33 reviews)
“crab omelet” (18 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2064
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On a random, late MARCH day, we had a freak snow storm. Nothing in the fridge, half of the city shut down... but ole faithful Chick & Ruth's was not only open, and full of customers, on a "crappy day" the positive and electric energy...More

Thank LaLasEpicAdventures
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wife and I were exploring the area and got hungry. Saw this place had great reviews and we were only a block away. Managed to get a small table. And I mean small. They make the best use out of the space they have. I'm...More

Thank cw_squared
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My daughter had the tuna melt bagel and I had a Reuben. Both were good. Took a while to get a seat since place is small. Took a long one to get food too. But server was nice and I would call it an authentic...More

Thank jdicke88
Reviewed 5 days ago

My first chicken and waffles and they were awesome. Large waffle - crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside. Huge portion of chicken - also crispy on the outside, but very flavorful and tender inside. Comes with a container or warm syrup and some...More

Thank PatriciaF17
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we recently stayed in Annapolis, we had to have breakfast at least one day at the famous Chick and Ruth's Delly. We timed our visit so that we would be there for the daily recitation of the pledge of allegiance, which was fun (8:30...More

Thank lmoreau
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chick and Ruth's is an Annapolis institution. Diner food and plenty of it. Be prepared to wait on a busy day. The food is plentiful and stick to your ribs; the atmosphere is congenial and crowded. Many of the wait staff have been there for...More

Thank hhjanhart
Reviewed 1 week ago

You know you've found the friendliest place in town when everyone gives you advice on what to do for the day and even brings you the local newspaper to show you an article about an upcoming event! Having breakfast at Chick and Ruth's is like...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve heard all the talk about this place and finally had the opportunity to try it out. We went on a weekday before the lunch rush. Our server was Nancy. Nancy rocked! Unfortunately the food didn’t live up to the hype. It was ok but...More

1  Thank lostfloridian108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good enough, but it is not the biggest reason you go. You go for the quirky atmosphere, the genuine service and to say you've been. Breakfast is decent, the omelettes are solid. As for lunch and dinner, the crab cake is king!...More

Thank Doug A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat here every time I am in Annapolis. I love their crab cakes. I took my niece there who thinks she is a critic on food and she loved the crab cakes too! They also have delicious pies, cakes and cookies. They have a...More

Thank prettilittlemamma
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John R
9 March 2018|
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Response from Timothy L. C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
m S
2 May 2017|
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Response from MarieN67 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for sure, but I highly doubt it. It is a very small place and walking between tables seems & feels crowded. Of course, you should call them to get a definitive answer.
22 March 2017|
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Response from TexasAMC3 | Reviewed this property |
Menus are posted on their website or you can call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
6:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401-2064
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-269-6737
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