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BackFin Blues Restaurant

19 S Main St, Port Deposit, MD 21904-1717
+1 410-378-2722
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 S Main St, Port Deposit, MD 21904-1717
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a place searching for an identity. It is in a non-descript section of a town that is as gray as the autumn sky in Seattle. Walking through the front door, it is hard to tell if you are in a diner, dive bar,...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our family had 8 people go to Backfin Blues for Mother's Day. None of us had been there before but we chose it as a centrally located meeting place for us. We were all pleasantly surprised at how good our experience was. Everyone was happy...More

Thank Dianna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to for a special and relaxing evening. As you enter, you receive a warm greeting. The evening can start off with a wide selections of beer, mixed drinks and delicious variety of appetizers. We had the rockfish and lamb lollipops. All entrees come...More

Thank srosner2
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We love that you shared such great detail about your experience and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit with us! We look forward to seeing you again for some more lamb lollipops!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed a Groupon to try this restaurant, and so glad we did. Started the meal on our servers recommendation with Lobster Louie. Bite size morsels of lobster served with crostini in a sweet buttery sauce. It was delicious. I had the blackened barramundi with Cajun...More

Thank NiemzGirl
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! I have issues with many of the new generational means of communication. New technology changes all the means of communication and I will take your comments to heart. Regards, Chef Bob

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Thats correct: Narrowest Town in the Western Hemisphere! This was a question on the TV show Jeopardy seven years ago..and the answer was Port Deposit, Maryland. Backfin Blues is a "fine dining" restaurant that offers a lovely menu with wine parings, and some very special...More

2  Thank wayne417
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

What a fantastic review! Thank you so much for letting us know that we impressed you and we, of course, love all of your fun facts! Please come back and visit us again soon!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We have dined at this restaurant many times, but tonight was different as we were with another couple and we dined on the rear outside deck. Gretchen, our server, presented as a well informed, welcoming and efficient server. We ordered a bottle of wine and...More

Thank Jack D
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

Wow, Jack, thank you so much! It's great that we've always been able to provide you with an enjoyable experience, but so amazing to hear that we were able to even exceed that during your recent visit! We really appreciate all of your kind words...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Love this busy venue. It could be worth reserving a table. Really enjoyed my French toast, crispy bacon, and bottomless coffee. Service is friendly and excellent and omelettes and burgers and cocktails fab. Worth a visit.

Thank Christina075
Bob S, Owner at BackFin Blues Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Christina! We love that you enjoy our food so much and that we are able to always keep your coffee mug full! We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 18 January 2017

Health department proved that my husband got campylobacter bacteria from the chicken livers at their restaurant. He was in the hospital, and the owner refused to pay his medical bills.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We had four very good friends meet us at BackFin Blues Restaurant. The food is always good here and electic. Ahi Tuna and grilled octopus over a three bean salad as two awesome appetizers! Entrees did not disappoint and were as out of the box...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We have been regular customers at BACKFIN BLUES since it opened. Chef Bob has always sent us the birthday dinner voucher since we registered our email to receive it. With a $20 reduction in our dining bill, his always excellent chef quality entrees become a...More

Thank Jack D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 S Main St, Port Deposit, MD 21904-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Port Deposit
  • Phone Number: +1 410-378-2722
  • E-mail