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The Anvil Restaurant

1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was good and the atmosphere is quaint. Try the hot crab dip...yummo! The pulled pork is done in house and is excellent. This place is worth it if you are in town!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the worst restaurant I've been to in recent memory. The service was slow and unfriendly, the ambience equally bad, the food - when it finally was served by some unpleasant waitress - was very poorly prepared. My steak inedible. When I asked for...More

Thank ajvkamp
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate there twice on our trip to Harpers Ferry and enjoyed it both times. This restaurant offers something for everyone. Whether you're a foodie from DC or just want some local cuisine, chef Jason has a knack for providing a little of everything without...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've reviewed this restaurant before but we returned for their winter traditional Oyster Fest. Enjoyed an array of apps: crab chips, Oysters Rockefeller, raw oysters on the half shell. Tried the entrees of fried oysters and a baked bacon and oyster pot pie, and a...More

Thank Gary B
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

A friend and I went to the Anvil tonight to try their new steak special they offer on Thursday night's. OMG! I got the two inch cut hoping to take half of it home for the next day, but it was so good I ate...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy meeting friends on Friday nights at the Anvil. Atmosphere is quaint, service friendly and live music adds to to experience! Even if you are not a fan, you have to try the Brussels sprouts on the appetizer menu! They are Fabulous!!!!

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Not a horrible place - but we felt like it was filled with dated furniture, an older crowd, nothing exciting about this place - and it got good reviews on the food. We had sandwiches that were just OK. Pricey dinner menu. The desserts were...More

Thank chloeAnnville
Reviewed 28 November 2017

You can drive here from Harper's Ferry, or walk up the hill, after which you will be greatful for this restaurant. Good food at good value, flexible, clean rest rooms.

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 27 November 2017

My wife and I met a relative and her husband for lunch here just after Thanksgiving as we have done here for a number of years. We enjoy sitting and talking for several hours over drinks and lunch. The menu has improved in 2017 and...More

Thank CHUCK24401
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We wound up here by mistake (we thought we were at the Bistro that offers Cajun food), but we decided to stay.....The food was mostly "bar food". We ordered a pasta dish that was a special and it was actually pretty good. The service was...More

Thank frombrooklyn
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9 January 2016|
Response from Oysterperson |
Ummmm...you appear to be minus your meds...sheesh!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season. OPEN Wednesday - Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, bar and slots open later. OPEN Sunday for brunch 10 am. 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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