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The Anvil Restaurant

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1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Marshall, VA
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Eleven of us were there for Easter Sunday dinner. The portions were very generous and the service was very good. All the orders came out together. My choice was very good and tasty. Most of the diners enjoyed their orders, my wife, not so much. She had the rainbow trout and said it had too much oil on it. We... More 

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Loveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Menu!! food is excellent. The atmosphere is really nice. Service is great and very accommodating.

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Thank Charles T
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite restaurant in West Virginia! Great menu, great atmosphere and outstanding service. Go check it out!

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Thank Eric S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is consistently good with a wide variety to choose from. If you catch a night with live music... even better. Folks are friendly and it has a local vibe. Can't go wrong here.

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Thank 316jamesbb
Jefferson, New Jersey
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on the recommendation of the manager of our motel. We both ordered specials. We started with soups, vegetable corn chowder for me and crab soup for my brother. The seasoning really shined through. For the entree I had the steak au poivre, and my brother had the shrimp and scallops. The chef definitely has it going on.... More 

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Thank Dellwood1977
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

one of the best restaurants in jefferson County. Crab dishes are a specialty there. They vary their menu ; have outdoor setaing in warmer weather and it's a cozy but upscale place.

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Thank beardog1113
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had dinner there on Valentine's day. It was our second time there. The atmosphere is wonderful. The staff was friendly and very attentative. The food however was outstanding. We had a new item Bacon wrapped jalapeño shrimp, which was amazing. For dinner the Lobster Savannah was outstanding and the ribeye was cooked perfectly. We recommend this restaurant to everyone... More 

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Arlington, VA
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211 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We hadn't been there for about 20 years, but fortunately it hasn't changed. A local institution with great food. We were there during oyster fest and they had a menu with a variety of oyster specials. The French onion soup is the perfect version of the classic. The service is friendly, if not particularly brisk, so relax, have a drink... More 

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Thank tropicalfan
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Anvil Restaurant has been in business for 31 yrs. With the same owners. A busy little restaurant for off season in Harper's Ferry, but a great little stop on the way through town. The French onion soup and crab balls were delicious little snack. I would definitely stop here when visiting

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Thank Lisa B
Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what a fabulous place. I had my rehersal dinner here and everything was two thumbs up. The owners were involved in the whole arrangement and the details to dinner and quality of servise were second to none. Thank you Smith's we will be back!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
Description
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season.

OPEN Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 9pm, bar and slots open later. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday.

Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150

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