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The Federal House Bar & Grille

22 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-268-2576
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crabby patty” (8 reviews)
“summer salad” (7 reviews)
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All hours
Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited on a very nice fall day, and it was perfect for eating outside. The service was fine-- nothing outstanding, but it was fine, the food was good and service fast. The frozen mojito was way too minty and not the best, but over...More

Thank goldenparadox
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called Federal house yesterday around 6:00. The phone was answered "Hello". I asked is this Federal house, she said yes. I said the website has every day booked on their reservation service and thought something was wrong. Put on hold. Then told they had...More

Thank BaltimoreHon
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had a pleasant experience dining here. Started with the Grilled Brun-uusto Cheese; very tasty and particularly good chutney on the side. I had the Pick Two for my main; the Turkey Brie sandwich and the Cream of crab soup. The sandwich was very good (strongly...More

Thank davidhucker
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Thank you for the positive feedback!

Reviewed 6 September 2017

My family ate here on a busy weekend night and had excellent food and service. Everyone ordered something different and the plates were cleared. Our server was very understanding and did not rush us out in the middle of a downpour that occurred during the...More

1  Thank hercush
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We came on a Saturday night. Place wasn't overly busy. But when we entered and only wanted to go in the bar we were made to feel very unimportant. The young lady checking people in was more interested in talking with someone else that worked...More

Thank greg v
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

I am very sorry to hear this. We struggle some times with the host. We just had employee reviews and we showed all the host this review. I am very glad that the bar saved the day. I would like to ask you for another...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The Federal House is a great pub that has some outdoor seating for parties of 4-5 or less. The sidewalks are pretty tight and people walk very close to your tables. But if it's a beautiful day in Annapolis, their outdoor seating is where you...More

Thank TMO614
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks for the praises!

Reviewed 21 August 2017

My wife and I ate here following a walking tour and had quite an appetite. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was relaxing. Nice restaurant in a neat area.

Thank Joe K
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for the positive feedback!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Food was great. Crabby Patty, Cream of Crab Soup and Quiche were the best. Our waiter was awesome. I will be recommending this place to everyone. I'm looking forward to my next trip to Annapolis for another wonderful dining experience.

Thank lindamb305
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Thank you so much! I'm glad you and your daughter had a wonderful lunch! Come back and see us again!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Popular restaurant in Annapolis and seated to capacity. Service was attentive; raw oysters were in season and delicious.

1  Thank David F
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017


Reviewed 13 August 2017

Visited the Federal House as part of Parent's Weekend at the Naval Academy. My wife and I walked by and thought the place looked ok so we decided to give it a try. We were more than pleasantly blown away by the place. First of...More

1  Thank Steve R
Jeremy B, Owner at The Federal House Bar & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Steve, Thank you so much for the positive feedback! Stop in again when you are back in town!!!

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Cindy B
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Response from schase163 | Reviewed this property |
if not readily available on street you can check the dock area. If none there, right on main st is the hillman parking garage, a 3 minute walk and most restaurants validate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401
    (Main Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-268-2576
Located on Market Space in the Historical District of Annapolis, The Federal House is nestled among a shopping and sightseeing haven. Have lunch and experience the unique charm of the world's sailing capital or visit us for dinner to check out Annapolis's extraordinary nightlife. The Federal House, established in 1830, has a handicapped entrance and is pet friendly and partnered with oyster recovery, Navy Athletics, and Paws boutique.
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