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Howard House - CLOSED

101 W Main Street, Elkton, MD
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average27%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
15 Apr 2014
“Howard House Closed”
4 Mar 2014
“Minihan's or whatever the new place is called.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Seafood, Bar
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101 W Main Street, Elkton, MD
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11 - 20 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 23 July 2012

This was our first vist, we reserved crabs several days before (I would suggest that if you are set on hardshells, reserve them beforehand) It was a Sunday, the restaurant was not overly crowded as it was mid afternoon. Our waitress name was Emily and...More

Thank bigbuster885
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Certainly not fancy, but very comfortable. We often stop here on our way down to the Eastern Shore. The staff is very friendly and the food is consistently good.

Thank lindas6665
Reviewed 5 June 2012

I wrote a glowing review of this place on TA several years ago, gushing about the Maryland-steamed crabs. We just ate there again a couple weeks ago, and our experience was very unlike previous visits. Yes, the crabs are still cooked perfectly, even this early...More

1  Thank jginnane
Reviewed 19 May 2012

to the Howard House. use to be a great place to eat. Have not been there in 5 or 6 yrs. went the other night and can honestly say it might have been the worst restaurant I have ever eaten at. Place is dirty ,food...More

2  Thank Jerry D
Reviewed 13 April 2012

We have been several times and usually disappointed in the service....Slow to take an order, refill water or get drinks and the wait time from order to served is unusually long. Its a shame because the food is usually good and when in season the...More

Thank krandy21784
Reviewed 13 April 2012

This place is known for its crab--you have to try the crab bisque--and its laid-back atmosphere. The food is great, and the restaurant is located right off Main St. in Elkton. It is not fancy at all; the servers make you feel like you are...More

1  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 7 February 2012

My husband and I have been going to the Howard House quite often lately and find it very warm and cozy with a "Cheers" like atomsphere. Our first visit was last February. We took freinds to celebrate my husbands birthday. We went to the restaurant...More

Thank curlyQ823
Reviewed 31 January 2012

I tried this place a year ago and had a bad experience most vividly remember the crab imperial stuffed flounder it was so full of crab shells it was absolutely inedible. I got a deal for a $25 gift card for $1 recently so I...More

Thank sparkee187
Reviewed 14 January 2012

This is a bar with a restaurant added as an afterthought. The bar looked pretty cool, but I honestly couldn't tell the servers from the clientele. I almost sat myself when what I thought was a customer jumped up from a booth and proceeded to...More

Thank KevandKaren
Reviewed 4 January 2012

What a find . . . and right on Main Street in Elkton! This irestaurant is in an historic building and offers a wide and varied menu. The Chesapeake fries are out of this world, with plenty of fresh picked crab meat. The Crab Bisque...More

Thank Debidoodle
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  • Address: 101 W Main Street, Elkton, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Elkton
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