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The Blackthorn Irish Pub

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$$ - $$$
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209 N Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
+1 410-745-8011
11:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 02:00
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was not in the mood for Irish but this place hit the spot. Nice waitress; informative, and she was spot on regarding the crab cake and I'm picky about them. It was tasty; no filler and the fries were awesome. just enough old bay

2 Thank cynder7Maryland
Easton, Maryland
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115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even though I was brought up on the old word.. If you have nothing nice to say, don't say it all. This place will have to be an exception to the rule. Service, not good.. Food, not good. The place was pretty empty for a Saturday night at prime time (7:30-8:30). was seated right away, no wait. Ordered our appetizer... More 

Thank Lewis21601
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here during an unseasonably warm weekend in February, hoping to get some authentic Irish food. The place was not very busy and there was plenty of wait staff available, yet we waited about 20 minutes for a menu after we were seated. Once we ordered we had to ask 2 different people for drink refills. Our food took... More 

Thank Amy R
Abell, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Had a delicious burger for lunch. Took note of what other customers had ordered and everyone seemed very pleased with the taste and quantity of food provided.

Thank waterfront8976
Wilmington, Delaware
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch, and ordered Reuben sandwiches. The corned beef was excellent. They make it in house and you can tell - really yummy. Fries were good too!

Thank Nancy H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great "Irish" food to include "Shepard's pie".... the scent on the street will draw you in, and the food combined with the service will keep you.... not to mention a good selection of beers

1 Thank Cl C
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stopped in the afternoon for drinks and appetizer during a shopping trip. Hostess and bartender were great and had many good suggestions.

1 Thank Kathy R
Indiana, Pennsylvania
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339 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very nice Irish Pub in the center of town where you can get a cold Guinness! Decent bar snacks and pub food. Our severs Brandi & Jen were most helpful and excellent servers. Try the beer cheese appetizer . For sports lovers, they have many large screen TV'S

1 Thank Harpo208
Smyrna, Delaware, United States
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Great visit! We had the Rueben egg roll appetizers and they were delicious! Also loved the fish & chips and bangers & mash. Only gave it 4 out of 5 because my fries weren't great and my husband specifically asked asked the waitress for a non ipa beer and she brought him an ipa. But besides that, we loved our... More 

Thank Erin C
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Fun Irish pub / sports bar. DJ had everybody up and dancing. Multiple tvs for sports viewing. Good drinks with fair prices. Center of town so easy access.

1 Thank darcytdog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
08:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 N Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels
  • Phone Number: +1 410-745-8011

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