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Zahniser's Dry Dock

C Street, Solomons, MD
+1 410-326-4817
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cioppino” (3 reviews)
“caesar salad” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
C Street, Solomons, MD
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great view and good food. Crab cakes were perfect! Steak was over cooked - but everything else was perfection. Service was lovely. Definitely a repeat!

Thank bogart3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read great reviews here about this restaurant so gave it a try on a Saturday night in early July. Restaurant was busy but not packed when our party of three arrived for our reservation at 6. Promptly seated and ordered drinks which were excellent -...More

Thank jkinmaryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Dry Dock Restaurant is part of Zahniser’s Yachting Center, and is typical of this genre. Bright and cheerful premises festooned with burgees from other clubs, plenty of room at the bar, and an upscale but uncomplicated menu. No flu-flu rabbit food here, just good...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location food and staff. Steak was epic and lobster bisque was heavenly. Check out the view! Easy to find and plenty of free parking. Sits right next to the water. We sat outside and it was a pleasant experience. Would highly recommend not cheap...More

Thank brian w
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the salmon which was divine. Cooked perfectly. Service was excellent. Only negative was the place got very loud when crowded making conversation difficult. Love this place and we return every year when in Solomon's

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We complain on the lack of good "go to" restaurants in our area, but the Dry Dock is consistently one of the great ones. We have taken small parties (2) to large parties (14+) and personal to business meals. They have always gone out of...More

Thank tlc232
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I chose this restaurant based on reviews and previewing the menu online. When I go there I realized that the menu had changed. I relayed this to my waitress who sold her first born to have the chef make it for me. Granted, the dish...More

Thank mia b
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a ver good meal at Dry Dock. He had a burger with well-seasoned thick fries. They were a bit more like potatoes than French fries, but they were good. I had the kale and couscous salad with salmon added. I...More

Thank bluesea182
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It is our first time visiting Solomon island and really enjoyed our trip so far. The island is very quaint and not too touristy! Dinner at Zahniser's was excellent! We sat at the outdoor patio, the view was amazing, and it was a lovely night....More

Thank cll55
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had not been to the restaurant for about 10 years. We had very positive memories of our first experience. Then, as now, we came by boat, staying in the very nice marina overnight. Our reservation was handled smoothly, we got a friendly greeting, and...More

Thank 1Buffettfan
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
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25 June 2016|
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Response from Richard E | Reviewed this property |
It's not a large room - when in doubt, reserve.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C Street, Solomons, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Solomons
  • Phone Number: +1 410-326-4817
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The Dry Dock, is located in Solomons Island at the Zahniser's Yachting Center. Expect an intimate water view restaurant that caters to an upscale dining experience, specializing in steaks & seafood. We offer deck seating, weather permitting. Nightly specials & Happy Hour 5-6:00pm daily. Hours of Operation: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 5:00pm. Sunday Brunch 10:00am - 2:00pm Reservations recommended.
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