This spot used to be consistently great. Food is now just "so so". Hopefully they are changing chefs or this was an off night.
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Brasserie Brightwell is always worth a stop when traveling to the Eastern Shore in Maryland. Basic bistro fare including mussels and an impressive list of freshly shucked oysters. Good daily specials as in a recent seafood cocktail with lobster and shrimp.
The menu has good variety of meat, fish and desert dishes. The highlights for me were the oysters Their crab cakes were just okay. They also have a good variety of draft beers. Their
Walking inside, you first enter the narrow bar area. Once you get past that, you enter a beautiful room that resembles a French country home. Loved the rustic French decorations that adorned the walls - the large clock by the kitchen added to it. Our...More
We've been to Brasserie Brightwell on two other occasions and this one was most disappointing. The service was good, we sat in the bar area, a glass of wine and a beer, what can go wrong with that. The oysters were briny, fresh, but no...More
Usually great food,but a bit too greasy. A bit too rock solid in making changes from the printed menu. Super arugula salad.
Small busy restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating (weather permitting) with weekend live entertainment and great food and drink. Unique special of the day usually featuring pork belly of some sort and burgers of the day. Everything prepared over a wood fire grill - beef, fish, chicken....More
This was our first time back in about a year. We had a very nice dinner with friends in this bistro atmosphere restaurant - nothing fancy but very good food and service. The salmon and trout fish selections were excellent as were the mussels. The...More
A delightful, cozy spot with really good food. It was cold outside but warm and cozy inside as we dined with relatives here recently. Thee mussels are extraordinary in their variety of preparations and very fresh and tasty. The frites are worth ordering all by...More
Really nice restaurant, not fancy but charming. The staff was very friendly. Onion Soup was great. There is a patio for outdoor dining in warmer weather.