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Captain Benders Tavern

111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-432-5813
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pickle fries” (5 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch. Definitely a bar. Short on atmosphere unless you like local joints (we do!). Had a great salmon BLT. It was the best meal I had while visiting in and around Sharpsburg (except for breakfast at the Jacob Rohrbach Inn).

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful hometown place to visit. The servers are friendly and personable and the food is delicious every time! A definite place to stop if you are touring the beautiful National Park at Antietam in Sharpsburg Md. 🌲

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

So we went to see Antietam and wanted a bite to eat. This place shocked me with the high quality choices. I don't care for pickles much but I found myself eating quite a few of the pickle fries that my wife ordered. The soup...More

Thank Daddytravel786
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Captain Bender's Tavern looks like a hardware store from the outside and a rustic neighborhood grill on the inside. Old time photos, beer signs and other "collectibles" adorn the walls. High tops, booths and a long bar welcome guests. The staff is friendly but not...More

1  Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We went here for a late lunch after our battlefield tour. The nachos were pretty good (wish they had used real cheese rather than the processed stuff.....that's the only reason I'm not giving five stars), my husband enjoyed his Rueben panini and my salad was...More

Thank LillyZackMom
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Four of us were hungry after touring the battle fields of Antietam. What a disappointment. The fries were soggy, the bun had an awful mouth feel, the soup was greasy and had crappy fried tortilla strips on the top. And, to top it all off,...More

2  Thank Deirdre K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

On a recent visit to Sharpsburg we ate at Benders Tavern. I had a burger and my son had pasta. Both meals were tasty and the prices were reasonable. The staff at the restaurant was conscientious and efficient. The only reason I didn't rate it...More

Thank ldskgs
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I had last eaten here about 5-6 years ago and was not overly impressed, but decided to give it another chance. The sandwich I got needed to be toasted a bit more for my tastes, but the turkey was flavorful and blended well with the...More

Thank BlueBlueSea
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I will explain the 3 star rating compared to others 4 star. I do not eat poultry or meat so my selection was limited. I had a salad that was edible, lettuce , carrots ,cucumber onion. Dressing i had was good, lime pistachio,very good. We...More

Thank brdnut
Reviewed 27 September 2017

typical bar food, nothing to write home about. Service was good. I had the fish and chips and the fish was a little greasy for my taste.

Thank GreenTreeQT
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Sharpsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-432-5813
  • E-mail
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