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Pirates Cove Restaurant

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4817 Riverside Dr, Galesville, MD 20765-3105
+1 410-867-2300
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night. The food was excellent. Our friends said that it had hit a lull but heard it was better and we were all impressed. So if you have been disappointed try it again. Both type of crab soup were excellent as were the pasta and steak. With drinks and tip the meal came in at... More 

Thank SOAJax
Galesville, Maryland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My mom and I went to Pirates Cove just a few days ago and what a world of difference! The food was fantastic, the new chef is working hard to bring back good food and the renovations are bringing river views to almost all the tables!

Thank Deborah B
Columbia, Maryland
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We go to this place often. It sits on the water in a marina area. Always good service and the scallops are excellent.

Thank 2Chickadees
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118 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Stopped here on our way back to Annapolis. Beautiful location with beautiful views of the water. Large menu. Had trouble deciding but settled with liver and onions. I love liver and onions. This was probably the best I have ever had. The liver was served with a brown gravy with sauteed onions, liver and even mushrooms. It came with a... More 

Thank dalady
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We sat at the bar, had a few drinks and ordered their beef/steak sandwich that came with fries. The sandwich was relatively small (5-6 "), was stuffed with tons of meat but it had zero flavor. The only thing that could've helped it was to frost it with salt and pepper, and we weren't interested in sending our blood pressure... More 

Thank Chesapeake_crab
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Food was great. App.time is well worth trip from anywhere. Chef Steve is very creative. Uses top quality products. Wait staff very helpful and freindly. They have made major changes inside bar. Been opened up to outside deck. Great view plenty parking. Music on Friday and Saturday nite. Nice vibes.

Thank Russell K
Shady Side, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My family & I celebrated after church & had Christmas Eve dinner at Pirates Cove, Galesville, MD. My daughter & I had the crab imperial--it was the best we ever had at a restaurant. My son in law got a delicious pasta dish with shrimp. My granddaughter chose crab dip...cream of crab soup. We had wine, cocktails too. The service... More 

Thank constancehalkovich
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Food presentation good ...the ambiance was to die for! Company great! Would recommend and we met a couple who had their first date there 40 years ago

Thank Donna S
Annapolis MD
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

After a cruise in our boat we went to Pirates Cove for a delightful lunch with friends. We all started with the cream of crab soup which was excellent. We all had different entrees with crab or seafood. The entrees were crab cake sandwich, broiled seafood platter, crab imperial. Everything was delicious. The service was great and made for a... More 

Thank Qtfish
Edgewater, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Chili-Lime Shrimp and the Shrimp Louie were tasty, substantial but not overwhelming and priced well. Having been there years ago when it had become a little "tired", the new owners and chef have taken it to a new level. I was there in the evening and it was cozy and comfortable, with attentive and quick service. Even the house... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4817 Riverside Dr, Galesville, MD 20765-3105
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Galesville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-867-2300

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