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Chick and Ruth's Delly

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165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401
+1 410-269-6737
06:30 - 00:30
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 00:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for any meal or snack, huge menu variety so everyone will find something amazing to enjoy. Lines throughout the day but they move quickly. Don't miss having a meal here!

Thank vedado61
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on a Saturday night- hardly a 5 minute wait so I was glad we dined for dinner. It seems like a very popular spot for lunch. I ordered a short stack of pancakes and couldn't even eat half! They were delicious. My husband ordered some type of double burger- he said it was fantastic. Went back the next... More 

Thank JDtravel14
Bear, DE
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33 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner because of the reviews of the crab cakes. The crab cakes were excellent. The staff was friendly and service was quick.

Thank mosween
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This spot lives up to its reputation as an Annapolis Institution. My husband would come here when he was a Midshipman over 30yrs ago. We took our son there today!!!! The food is awesome, the personality of the family shines through. It's just an amazing spot to spend time with friends and family! The French Toast with Apple cinnamon is... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in right before midnight and were greeted and served quite quickly. The food was good after a night of drinking. Love watching people that you know have had too much to drink.

Thank tgk323
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You may have to wait, and it's cramped inside, but Chick & Ruth's lives up to the hype. The crab cakes are can't miss. Served with cocktail sauce and cooked to a crisp golden brown, they're delicious. Cheap but tasty local beers and an incredibly comprehensive menu. There's a reason this local haunt has lasted five decades.

Thank brewcity77
Annapolis, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best deli around! It's were the locals go. No matter if you are there for breakfast, lunch or dinner you will not be disappointed!

Thank M8925OSrobinh
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll be elbow to elbow in this diner-style establishment, where wait time is minimal, and chatting with the adjacent table expected. The breakfast was excellent, and it was tempting to stick around for the lunch fare. . . perhaps next visit to Annapolis.

Thank Randy R
Celebration, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A favorite of locals and legislators for decades, this is a must-do when you are in Annapolis. Filled with favorite local Md. recipes, and now offering shipping of their world-famous crab cakes, you have not been to Annapolis if you have not been to Chick and Ruth's.

Thank Eileen C
London, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had take out sandwiches here. It was a late lunch hour and the tiny place was packed. It's a bit of a diner style. The crab meat sandwich was excellent as was the grilled chicken sub. It's a very big sandwich. The little place is family owned and run. It is highly recommended by the locals.

Thank Brenda R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 23:30
06:30 - 00:30
06:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-269-6737

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