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The Anvil Restaurant

1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (53 reviews)
“salad” (37 reviews)
“trout” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

The menu card has enough choice to choose from. The food is good. You can choose between the front end of the place which looks like a cafe and the back which is a more formal room.The lady who served us was not unkind but...More

Thank Hans V
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We wanted to avoid chain restaurants and this place fir the bill. It was casual enough that we could come in shorts and the dining room was nicely decorated. The place was busy on a Saturday during Memorial Day weekend but the kitchen was a...More

Thank rellster
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I was visiting my son and his wife when they took me to the Anvil. I had the rainbow trout with madhed potatoes. Absolutely the best!! Love this place!

Thank Patsy M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were a group of 4 friends staying near Harpers Ferry. The proprietor of the general store in town recommended The Anvil so we had a Saturday dinner there. We had no reservations but were seated right away. When we told the waitress we were...More

Thank jtcDelaware
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Anvil Restaurant offers a Great American menu, which seems to specialize in Beef. The restaurant is located very close to Harpers Ferry which is very good since there are almost restaurants in the Historic Harpers Ferry area. Pleasant atmosphere. Very relaxed and casual. Food is...More

Thank scovelrichard
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Service and food was good.. Quaint atmosphere... I had WV trout.. My wife had a burger... Bother entrees were after we had calamari.... Everything was up to par... Great casual restaurant....

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Anvil was just a short walk from my B&B. Had dinner there two times. The specials were great and the wait staff very helpful. I had the filet special - my meat was cooked to order and the steak fries were good as well.

Thank FrankM1614
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

In Bolivar and Harper's Ferry parking is at a premium. The Anvil has plenty so it must mean there is just cause. Finding a place to eat in the two towns on a Wednesday evening in early May is tough. There appeared to be just...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

On a quick trip through the town and had limited choices for dinner, the hotel suggested this place. Typical pub setting, seated fast and servers were friendly and the steaks were recommended. So I ordered the NY Strip, looked good, smelled good but tasted like...More

Thank fwc1127
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Harpers Ferry is such a beautiful area and if you ever visit, The Anvil Restaurant is the place to go for a bite to eat. My husband and I stopped in for dinner and we were immediately greeted by two nice ladies. We sat in...More

Thank EileneSickles
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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, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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