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BackFin Blues Restaurant

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19 S Main St., Port Deposit, MD 21904
+1 410-378-2722
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this busy venue. It could be worth reserving a table. Really enjoyed my French toast, crispy bacon, and bottomless coffee. Service is friendly and excellent and omelettes and burgers and cocktails fab. Worth a visit.

Thank Christina075
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Christina! We love that you enjoy our food so much and that we are able to always keep your coffee mug full! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Health department proved that my husband got campylobacter bacteria from the chicken livers at their restaurant. He was in the hospital, and the owner refused to pay his medical bills.

3 Thank B1963KFlisam
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We had four very good friends meet us at BackFin Blues Restaurant. The food is always good here and electic. Ahi Tuna and grilled octopus over a three bean salad as two awesome appetizers! Entrees did not disappoint and were as out of the box as the appetizers. The best part was the service. It was personable and impeccable! Here... More 

Thank cevans55@msn.com
North East, Maryland
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178 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We have been regular customers at BACKFIN BLUES since it opened. Chef Bob has always sent us the birthday dinner voucher since we registered our email to receive it. With a $20 reduction in our dining bill, his always excellent chef quality entrees become a best value. I ordered my favorite entree, the scallops florentine. My Patti ordered the stuffed... More 

Thank Jack D
Media, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had brunch at this fabulous restaurant this past Sunday. There were so many options on their menu, it was hard to decide what to order. Started off with their famous Bloody Marys - very good! We had a breakfast entree (eggs Chesapeake) and a lunch one (chicken oscar) and both dishes were exceptional - we ate every bite! Our... More 

Thank winerdiner2016
Darlington, Maryland
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

BackFin Blues has been a family favorite for a number of years. And I thought I'd share yet another wonderful experience. My wife and I live on the south side of the Susquehanna River, so it's a short hike over to Port Deposit - a bit longer now with the temporary road work on Rt. 222 (so we leave a... More 

Thank rickhowe
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Went with high expectations from friends.....very dissappointed with the food. Service was very friendly...fairly attentive.Calamari app was definitely frozen product. Shrimp Lejon was deep fried...not a broiled to perfection shrimp stuffed with horseradish wrapped in bacon served with a mustard sauce...ours came with cocktail sauce and crispy overcooked deep fried.. Salads were good...had to ask for bread.....best part of the... More 

Thank chefstarr
Bel Air, MD
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We had dinner there for the first time. Everything ordered was fresh and delicious. Ahi Tuna, crab cakes, even the kids pasta. The staff was unbelievably friendly. Can't wait to go back! Heard they are opening a 2nd location.

Thank SmittyBelAir
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Celebrating our Anniversary with a very nice dinner. Veal Oscar was very good. My husband had the ribeye. A little pricey for the casual atmosphere. Also a little loud because it's such a small place. But Great service and friendly staff!

Thank RobynMB
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I love BFBs and am so excited about Backfin McGraw coming to Havre de Grace. I have never had a bad meal here. The food is interesting and creative as well as their monthly drink specials. I love the small restaurant atmosphere and the back deck for outside dining.

Thank Joan R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S Main St., Port Deposit, MD 21904
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Port Deposit
  • Phone Number: +1 410-378-2722

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