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Elkridge Furnace Inn

5745 Furnace Ave, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
+1 410-379-9336
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“crab cakes” (20 reviews)
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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5745 Furnace Ave, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate dinner here twice and thought it was good enough to book it for our wedding reception, however it did not end well. I'm not sure what happened, but the food at our tastings was bad enough that we abandoned our deposit and had...More

Thank yellownumfive
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your input. I am distressed that you had such a bad experience. I do not have any notes on file that parallels your experience. If you could be so kind to send me an email detailing the person(s) to whom you spoke...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Elkridge Furnace Inn is a unique dining experience. Off the beaten track in suburban Baltimore this inn has been feeding people in a unique way since the 1700s. We greeted at the door by the owner. He remembered us specifically (We have been there...More

Thank Peter A
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Peter, for the 5 star rating and your very kind review. We work hard to provide all of our guests with a quality dining experience and we are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How lucky we were that our wedding anniversary coincided with Howard County Restaurant Week. Here is why the Inn delivers a fine dining experience: Welcome: We were warmly welcomed by the restaurant manager. He asked if we were celebrating a special occasion and when he...More

Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We work hard to provide each of our guests with a memorable experience. Restaurant Week is a great opportunity for diners to try us and see what we are all about (it runs through...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back in the day when the country was new this was the location of iron furnace for the production of nails to be sold back to England during that time ELKRIDGE was part of Anne Arundle county & ELKRIDGE was a port for sailing ships...More

Thank James I
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the interesting facts about Elkridge, James. We are always happy to share this type of information with our guests as we feel it adds to the experience of dining at the Elkridge Furnace Inn.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday Bruch. Today my husband and I went to breakfast here. I found it on groupon so decide to try it. The restaurant is in a historical home. A really nice thought. Classy environment. The food was absolutely delicious and amazing from beginning to end....More

Thank sweete74
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad that you enjoyed your brunch. We hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you enjoy a wonderful atmosphere in a historic setting that just happens to include amazing high-quality service and excellent food to match, this is a great destination near the BWI airport. The food was made exactly as requested, presented hot, timely, but not rushed...More

Thank Ed S
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Ed, for your 6+star rating (wow!) and kind words. We hope to see you again when the occasion allows.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Attended a wedding ceremony and reception. The staff was courteous and friendly. The beverage and food choices were excellent. Definitely return for dinner.

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michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and 4 star review. We continuously work to improve our food and service and are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to serving you for dinner.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Off an unexpected turn off Route 1 Elkridge and tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, this gem of a restaurant combines fresh ingredients (many seasonal vegetables are grown at their own gardens) with locally sourced organic meats and a superbly attentive staff to deliver a...More

Thank houshyark
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you so much for your 5 star rating and wonderful review. We appreciate your kind words and are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again in the near future.

Reviewed 13 July 2017

We stopped off at this historic Inn on a whim to have a light dinner. We had been there several times before, but not for many years. If anything, time has only enhanced the attractive, welcoming location. With a creative cocktail and wine list, and...More

Thank MARY O
michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you, Mary, for your 5 star rating and kind words. We work hard to provide each of our guests with a high quality dining experience. We are so gratified that you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again when the occasion...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

I had a business meeting in the area and was driving on Race Road when the idea of lunch came up; I turned on Furnace Ave and looked right and saw the inviting Furnace Inn sign that states they are open for lunch. It was...More

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michaelefigm, General Manager at Elkridge Furnace Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you for your very kind review and 5 star rating. We are so glad that you found us and shared you luncheon time with us. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

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bmartello
9 June 2017|
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Response from Josephine B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure about that! Don't remember seeing any but I could be wrong coz I went for lunch.
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MyrtleBee
6 April 2017|
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Response from michaelefigm | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We only have a service bar and we cannot serve guests there. But, we would love to seat you at a table and a server will take your order.
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MyrtleBee
6 April 2017|
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Response from Josephine B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing bar area but they serve drinks at your table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5745 Furnace Ave, Elkridge, MD 21075-5112
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkridge
  • Phone Number: +1 410-379-9336
  • E-mail
Description
Historic mansion ca.1744 hosting an a la carte restaurant with seasonally changing menus, private functions including intimate parties to large receptions, monthly special events from Afternoon Teas to Wine Tastings, and off-site catering to the entire state of Maryland.
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