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The Main Cup

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14 W Main St, Middletown, MD 21769-8091
+1 301-371-4433
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:59
Sat 08:00 - 23:59
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant for a late lunch while in the area visiting some wineries. We had great service and the food was amazing. The outdoor seating area is a nice quiet area to sit in and enjoy a glass of wine while you eat or even aftermath we never felt rushed while here! We will be visiting again for... More 

Thank Melissa T
North East, Maryland
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has come several times, be it for coffee, desserts, breakfast or even for a show with some appetizers. Atmosphere is cozy and comfortable with the decorations being just enough but not too much to take away from the incredible building and architecture. Whether we have been in the front to just enjoy a cup of coffee or in... More 

Thank Unique2myself
Middletown, Maryland
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Highly recommend. Very relaxed atmosphere. Prompt service. On a warm sunny day, very nice outdoor patio seating available.

Thank kellyelle
Frederick, Maryland
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We love this restaurant! They have a wide variety of foods from breakfast to great dinners. The atmosphere is great as well

Thank kmk1024
Middletown, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Fantastic food and service! I highly recommend their crab cakes and Reuben sandwich! The restaurant has a very rustic charm. It could use more booths. The bar area is separate. The drinks are very good.

Thank kaykline
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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277 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We've been here three or four times now -- it's a 40-minute drive -- and each time we say the same thing: "Y'know, it's a 40-minute drive, and really, really worth it." I had a salad with Ahi tuna; excellent. I could kind of hide the fact that I'm on a diet. And it was so good, I thought I... More 

Thank LoafJugThouTree
Middletown, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere situated in old ice cream parlor. Excellent sandwich with fresh fruit for side. The place can be noisy - lot of hard surfaces ( brick walls and stained concrete flooring) add to the ambience but reflect sound - if they are busy dont expect it to be quiet. Been there a number of times and the service... More 

Thank dougr87
Dulles, Virginia
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had family visiting over the holidays, and one day took them out for lunch. We chose The Main Cup because we knew it to be low-key and informal, while also comfortable and dependable when it came to serving a delicious dish. We sat a large round table - chatting and thoroughly enjoying our meals. Our waiter was attentive, but... More 

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Columbia, MD
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370 reviews
318 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife and I were on our way home from being in West Virginia and stopped at the Main Cup for lunch. My wife ordered a Steak Quesadilla and I ordered the Steak Onion Salad. Both dishes were wonderful and we cleaned our plates. We have been to the Main Cup many times and their food and service are consistently... More 

Thank LordThomMohr
Middletown, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I had a lovely lunch this week. My favorite is the Strawberry Salmon Salad. Grilled salmon atop greens and sliced strawberries with a citrus vinaigrette. I thought that was one of the only things I could eat as a gluten free diner, but they have expanded their GF options to include pizza's, quesadilla's and taco's. I will be dining there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:59
08:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 W Main St, Middletown, MD 21769-8091
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-371-4433

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