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Schaefer's Canal House

208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
+1 410-885-7200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (43 reviews)
“seafood salad” (18 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
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11 - 20 of 456 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very nice place for a good meal and view of the water.Had a nice family birthday dinner even had cake with candles!

Thank joycecaleb33
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Eat there a week ago..Have not been there in years..changed owners several times throughout the years..Great food And nice clientele...Dessert were delicious... On the canal saw a lot of boats...They have dock hands to help you dock on pier...Fun day...😋

Thank Pam R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Sitting on the canal for dinner and drinks with boats docked and the occasional barge going by. A band playing in the background, and a warm breeze. Now that is hard to beat! We had Short rib nachos that were excellent, followed by shrimp gumbo...More

Thank marianneb73
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Lunch on the dock on a beautiful day was all that it could be . Fish taco , crab sandwiches , great food .

Thank Roger J
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit and was recommended by the locals but we didn't find it so great, just average. We wanted to sit out side but the only seats available were in full sunshine and very hot but the view was amazing so we...More

Thank mhd423
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had lunch recently. Ordered the French Dip, really tasty. It had provolone cheese melted on it, next time I might skip the cheese and go straight beef. The au jus was very tasty but maybe a teensy bit on the salty side. My husband had...More

Thank BarbJG
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We took a nice drive to try this restaurant we had loved over 30 years ago. It is under new ownership and if anything the food is better. The broiled seafood is amazing. Some of the sweetest scallops I have ever tasted and the crab...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you are in the area, don't miss this place, the best seafood as well as other foods. Prices are reasonable, you can sit inside or out. It is located on the C & D canal. Great atmosphere. Great for anyone.

Thank AZwonder
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Worth stopping for food and beverage...the food is not spectacular but the views and the vibe are. Prices are fair and it's a good place for all ages.

Thank dpapman
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Delicious food. Veranda seating, attentive servers even when busy. Available dancing the bar. High quality I will be going back.

Thank ditzeldavid90
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The easiest way is to follow Google Map on your phone. If you don't have a smart phone I would take DE 1 to route 40 West. Stay on Route 40 until MD 213 and turn left/South. Follow that for about 5 miles. Just before you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Bank St, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1039
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-885-7200
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