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Bare Bones Grill and Brewery

9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
+1 410-461-0770
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (112 reviews)
“corn fritters” (10 reviews)
“salad” (47 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This used to be a go-to place for us. Our last visits showed that their quality of meat had gone way dine. Ribs and brisket were fattier and tougher. Staff did not seem to enthusiastic.

Thank Les J
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The food and service were good. The food prices were reasonable. The creamy crab soup was fantastic.

Thank vendetta61
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

My husband, his brother, a friend and myself had an early dinner at Bare Bones. We happen to be in the same shopping center so we decided to eat there. We were seated quickly and our waiter was great. It wasn't noisy or crowded, well,...More

Thank Christina T
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Bare Bones is a good place to eat. I have going there for many years. The service is always good the food is average to good which is the reason for the rating. I have never had a bad meal there

Thank psp3819SO
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My wife loves the Bare bone's salad. They have fine ribs and potato skins. It's got a large bar and occasionally live music. On the other side is a family friendly restaurant with a wide variety of food from burgers to steak. The service is...More

Thank Ralph L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Very busy restaurant along Route 40 in Ellicott City. They offer bar as well as several smaller eating areas. Separate area in back that can be closed off for private functions. Service is satisfactory but the big plus is the food. Ribs are great as...More

Thank Traveler1795
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A very nice Friday afternoon brought out a large crowd to Bare Bone's happy hour. and it showed as the chicken wings and potatoes were empty often as patrons looked around waiting for the items to be refilled. Still a nice free spread and the...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a great little neighborhood bar. Happy hour has a free food buffet with cheese, chips, wings, and more. It's pretty good. Not much room around the bar area and it is dark inside - but good place to come to grab a drink,...More

Thank Raj L
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I call it the BFS, it is huge, it is a great lunch, or dinner in the summer time. I usually get it to go, as it gets loud at night

Thank msenate
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food is good, the beer is good, and it's usually pretty busy. Some nights they have a band playing. It's a good place to gather with friends and enjoy comfort food. The ribs are my favorite, and they have a nice battered onion with...More

Thank BmoreExplorer
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Lita M
12 November 2017|
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Response from Columbia_Ted | Reviewed this property |
It's on US Route 40 in Ellicott City just west of Rt 29 on the north side of Rt 40 in a shopping center with Riteaid and Mars grocery store. Where are you coming from? If you like salads, try the Barebones salad. They... More
18 June 2016|
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Response from Shopper21043 | Reviewed this property |
Please see my recently added reply. I found a site that gives prices by a Googling Bare Bones menu with prices. A few that showed up did not have prices but a few links down on the page did include them. Hope you can locate... More
17 June 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Bare Bones website, the menu is on it. Has everything you will need.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9150 Baltimore National Pike Ste 22, Ellicott City, MD 21042-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-0770
  • E-mail
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