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Bayard House Restaurant

11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
+1 410-885-5040
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (39 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous March weekend, Hole in the Wall bar packed at 3pm. Nice place sat at bar watched a Flyers game with wife and locals. Decent beer selection, had Rockfish BLT Tacos! Really flavorful, even got to see a large ship head through C&D Canal from...More

Thank ek2stix
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We have been going to the Bayard House for 15 years. Sadly. we have seen things go down hill over the past couple of years The food is mediocre at best, and definitely over-priced. New ownership and management that is more customer service oriented would...More

1  Thank absolutelyfabulous12
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We were very excited to try this restaurant. Historical building that sits very close to the water. The hostess was very friendly. We exchanged conversations about the history of the area and the building itself. The view from our porch side table over looking the...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I haven't eaten at the Bayard House restaurant (upstairs) in years, but I absolutely love dropping in at the Hole in the Wall Bar (in winter) and the Umbrella Bar (in summer). Same great staff. Very friendly and enthusiastic. Order the Hole in the Wall...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We went to the downstairs portion of the Bayard House. Known as the "Hole in the wall". I think it is more of a locals spot. GREAT SERVICE AND FOOD. Highly recommend!! A bit hard to find actually downstairs outside the regular restaurant be careful...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Nice dinner and evening drinks there, waitresses and bar tenders very efficient. Oh, nice afternoon drinks also!!

Thank cheapguy10
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We were in Chesapeake City for the candlelight tour of houses and had made an early reservation for dinner for two at the Bayard House. Tom was an engaging server, we got a seat right along the C&D Canal with the snow falling, and the...More

Thank Johnny J
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

It had been a few years since my last visit to the Bayard House, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. But I was excited to find out that it is the same great food with a beautiful relaxing view of the canal. We...More

Thank lvs2trvl
Reviewed 19 November 2017

6 of us went here for my wife's birthday dinner. We had been here before for brunch a few years ago and a friend told us about a new chef here and we should try it. MISTAKE. Service was slow and the restaurant part was...More

Thank cds0310
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped into town for a little shopping and decided to stick around for dinner. Bayard House is our favorite so we headed there. As usual the food and drinks were excellent but their service was even better than usual. Tom was our server and I...More

Thank katshot
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10 July 2017|
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Response from Karoline S | Reviewed this property |
When we are there for lunch, we saw a couple eating lunch with their dog on the patio.
5 April 2017|
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Response from lyn b | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, do not know, but sure you will have a lovely time.
28 November 2016|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I have dined here several times however, I never ordered lobster only the crab cakes. The crab cakes are the best I have had in the region. I recommend you call the restaurant directly regarding your question. Happy Travels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Bohemia Ave, Chesapeake City, MD 21915-1259
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Chesapeake City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-885-5040
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