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River Watch Restaurant

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207 Nanticoke Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1532
+1 410-687-1422
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11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Middle River
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The building and seating needs to be updated We came by boat There was a band the music was good but the food was not We have never went back and we leave very close

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Thank doreenlynnr
Abingdon, Maryland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

My wife and I ate dinner here last night and we were told to pick anywhere to sit by the hostess / waitress. She was very attentive and was the only waitress working that night but there were only 5 or 6 tables seated so it was not busy. We know it is off season for a waterfront restaurant so... More 

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Thank Tom L
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were here for dinner and we're very pleased. Food was great especially RiverWatch shrimp wrapped with bacon and killer wings. My brother had a steak that he loved and fries that were crispy and tasty. After dinner they had an incredible band with no cover. We will definitely be back having lived in Philly and Fort Lauderdale you usually... More 

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Thank steakcake
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome little place by the water. Went out with my brother had a blast the waitress was great and the food was a great amount and cold beer love it.

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1 Thank Chadwick F
Baltimore, Maryland
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Real nice place especially Sunday Funday. Has Live Music, 3 bars, deck and patio seating. Has plenty of parking and boat dockage for even the largest boats. Has a Banquet area for Private Parties. Mark and Tracy are hands on owners. All the Bartenders are nice as are the Servers. Has a great view of Water. Seafood is on the... More 

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1 Thank Evictor55
MiddleRiver Maryland
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48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Wait time was ok the music helped to pass the time . Food was good but it came out slow our server was great.

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Thank capt132000
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Would not go back. Food was not good, the service was not good, and the type of customers it attracts is not good.

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1 Thank Tammy H
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place has it all, waterfront restaurant, bar, marina, indoor music venue, outdoor music venue. Check the calendar, there are really good local bands all the time. I usually get a burger at the bar so I can't speak for the full menu, but sitting on the deck overlooking the marina listening to live music, you will forget you are... More 

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1 Thank Christopher19380
Baltimore, MD
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2015

I have NEVER had a bad meal at Riverwatch, whether it's a Crab Cake, Pork Porterhouse, Grilled Salmon or Seafood Salad...it's all great!!

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1 Thank grammy903
Abingdon, Maryland
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701 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I've been here a couple of times...always had a good meal...but this is the first time it was nice enough to sit outside while dining. The restaurant doesn't look like much in the front but in the back, there is a huge deck for outdoor dining. The restaurant is on Hopkins Creek which is a pretty body of water. There... More 

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1 Thank Sharon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 35
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, International, Delicatessen, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 207 Nanticoke Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1532
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-687-1422

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?