Dining Guide

Caroline County

Cohees 404 Restaurant

26171 Shore Highway, Denton, MD | 410-479-9833

Family style burgers, steaks, seafood, and more. $5 – $15

Caroline’s in Denton

406 Market Street, Denton, MD | 410-490-4495


An upscale dining establishment curating an ever-changing and seasonal menu, featuring locally sourced ingredients. This location has a full bar with cocktails, wine menu, craft beers & two dining rooms. The Sidebar is open seasonally for an outdoor dining experience.

Denton Diner

42 Denton Plaza, Denton, MD | 410-448-7258

Providing homestyle meals to our neighbors. Enjoy our family friendly atmosphere and delicious menu options.


Market Street Public House

200 Market Street, Denton, MD | 410-479-4720


Traditional Irish pub fare plus American dishes. Open daily. Live entertainment. $10 – $20

Dorchester County

Ava’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar

305 High Street, Cambridge, MD | 443-205-4350

409 S Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD | 410-745-3081


Gourmet pizzas, salads, pastas, an extensive wine list and a lively bar make Ava’s a fun time! $15 – $25

Blackwater Bakery

429 Race Street, Cambridge, MD | 443-225-5948

Find a full breakfast and lunch menu, pastries and plenty of sweets, all made in house. Serving wine by the glass, Bloody Mary’s, and mimosas.


Blue Point Provision | Hyatt Regency Chesapeake

100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, MD | 410-901-6410


Discover magnificent water views and the most delicious seafood specialties at our family friendly fine dining restaurant, Blue Point Provision Company.

Blue Ruin

400 Race Street, Cambridge, MD | 410-995-7559


Unique plates with intense flavor and more than 150 craft cocktails. Open seven days at 4 p.m.

Bombay Tadka

1721 Race Street, Cambridge | 443-515-0853

Bombay Tadka

Serving fresh and heart warming food for Indian cuisine lovers. Try a wide selection of appetizers, entrees, desserts and beverages. $5 – $18

Carmela’s Cucina

400 Academy Street, Cambridge | 410-221-8082


Authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of the Chesapeake Bay. Treat your family and friends to Italian cuisine that is homemade daily. Authentic pizzas are hand-tossed and the food is prepared when you order. Pizza, subs, stromboli, and more tasty menu options.

Eagle’s Nest Bar & Grille | Hyatt Regency Chesapeake

100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, MD | 410-901-6396


Arrayed in hues of green with modern furnishings, soaring vaulted ceilings and walls of windows for spectacular golf course views, The Eagle’s Nest offers the perfect place to enjoy light fare and beverages like grilled sandwiches, burgers, healthy wraps and unique salads, plus regional draft beers and your favorite 19th-hole cocktail.

The Water’s Edge Bar & Grille | Hyatt Regency Chesapeake

100 Heron Blvd, Cambridge, MD | 410-901-6400


The Water’s Edge Grill is a full-service Maryland restaurant accented by a two-story stone fireplace and balcony, soaring ceilings and wide windows. Casually relaxed, this family-oriented waterfront Chesapeake Bay restaurant boasts gorgeous views. The new decor, style of service and newly created menu all reflect the Italian Grill concept.

Ocean Odyssey

316 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, MD | 410-228-8633


Open seasonally. Cream of crab soup a specialty with crab cakes, stuffed flounder, and more. $5 – $15

Plaza Tapatia

315 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, MD | 410-228-7808


Plaza Tapatia proudly serves authentic Mexican cuisine with prompt, friendly service. $6 – $19

Portside Restaurant

201 Trenton Street, Cambridge, MD | 410-228-9007


Local waterfront hangout with seafood and steaks. Outdoor dining. $8 – $29

Snapper’s Waterfront Café

112 Commerce Street, Cambridge, MD | 410-228-0112


Local watering hole with seafood, steaks and burgers. Waterfront, outdoor dining. As a local Eastern Shore staple since 1994, Snappers has been serving up the area’s freshest seafood dishes, southwestern & Jamaican-inspired cuisine, and terrific exotic drinks and refreshments. $10 – $35

Suicide Bridge

6304 Suicide Bridge Road, Hurlock, MD | 410-943-4689


Local dishes, with emphasis on seafood, in a waterfront setting since 1983. $8 – $33

ThaiTalian Infusion Cuisine

530 Poplar Street, Cambridge | 443-225-6615

Offering a diverse menu of Italian and Thai dishes.

The Riverview at the Point

1A Sunburst Highway, Cambridge | 410-228-0870


River View at the Point is a family-owned and operated restaurant. Extensive menu, including gluten-free dishes, daily specials, free meal for kids every Thursday, free parking, and more. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Wednesday through Sunday.

Kent County

Bay Wolf Restaurant

21270 Rock Hall Avenue, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-2000


Austrian and Eastern Shore cuisine. $8 – $29

Bluebird Tavern

512 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD | 410-778-2885

Casual local hangout offering pub food and cold beer. $5 – $15

Harbor House Restaurant

23145 Buck Neck Road, Chestertown, MD | 410-778-0669

Harbor House

Traditional NY strip, Eastern Shore dishes, Maine lobster and more in a waterfront setting. Menu changes nightly. $8 – $31

Harbor Shack Waterfront Bar & Grill

20895 Bayside Ave, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-9996


Seafood, steaks, and Mexican. Waterfront, outdoor/indoor dining, live entertainment. $8 – $31

Kitty Knight House

14028 Augustine Herman Highway, Georgetown, MD | 410-648-5200


Tradition Eastern Shore fine dining in an historical waterfront setting. Live entertainment Memorial Day to Labor Day. $25 – $50

Luisa’s Cucina Italiana

849 Washington Avenue, Chestertown, MD | 410-778-5360

Italian cuisine, gourmet pizzas, sandwiches, salads, and much more. $5 – $30


Pearl on Main

5757 N. Main Street, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-9000

An American style bistro restaurant with a finer yet casual flare in the evening. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Osprey Point

20786 Rock Hall Ave, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-2194

Osprey Point

Waterfront fine dining on Swan Creek offering contemporary American cuisine. Weddings and special events. $8-$32.

Plaza Tapatia

715 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD | 410-810-1952


Authentic Mexican cuisine with prompt, friendly service. $6 – $17

Swan Point Inn

Coleman Road & Rock Hall Avenue, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-2500


Casual American cuisine specializing in prime rib and seafood. Pizza parlor, too. Waterfront. $15 – $28

The Front Room at the Imperial Hotel

208 High Street, Chestertown, MD | 410-778-5000

The Front Room at the Imperial Hotel

Upscale dining with Eastern Shore flair; duck, crab cakes and more. Indoor and outdoor dining. $8 – $36

The Granary Restaurant

100 George St, Georgetown, MD | 410-275-1603


Sample menu items include Cajun dishes, filet mignon and inventive seafood dishes. $10 – $30

The Retriever Bar & Oysters

337 1/2 High Street, Chestertown | neyah@theretrieverbar.com

This bar features oysters and other victuals. There is a dining area open from 5 to 8:30 p.m. $2 – $12

Two Tree Restaurant

401 Cypress Street, Millington, MD | 410-928-5887


Traditional Eastern Shore dishes to Cajun catfish and exotic ceviche. Weekend specials. $8 – $27

Waterman’s Crab House

21055 Sharp Street, Rock Hall, MD | 410-639-2261


Award winning steamed crabs and local seafood plus chicken, steaks and more. Waterfront, indoor/outdoor dining, live entertainment. Docking available. $8 – $31

Queen Anne’s County

Adam’s Ribs

100 Abruzzi Dr, Chester, MD | 410-643-5050


The “Place for ribs” and other tasty dishes. $8 – $31

Big Owl Tiki Bar

3015 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-6523

Casual, friendly local’s waterfront bar and grill. $5 – $18

Bridges Restaurant

321 Wells Cove Rd, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-0282

Expertly crafted seafood favorites and more. Waterfront, live entertainment. $8 – $29

Café Sado

205 Tackle Circle, Grasonville, MD | 410-604-4688


French and SE Asian fusion with expansive sushi bar. Waterfront $10 – $29

Doc’s Riverside Grille

511 Chesterfield Avenue, Centreville, MD | 410-758-1707


American cuisine, homemade soups, and daily specials. Outdoor seating. $5 – $24

Fisherman’s Inn & Crab Deck

3116 Main Street, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-8807


Crabs, seafood and more. Indoor and outdoor dining on the Crab Deck, plus Seafood Market. Waterfront, $8 – $31

Harris Crab House

433 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-9500


Large variety of fresh fish and seafood as well as salads, sandwiches, specialties, raw bar, steaks, poultry and pasta.
$10 – $30

18Twenty Bar & Restaurant at Kent Island Resort

500 Kent Manor Drive, Stevensville, MD | 410-643-5757


The 1820 Historic Kent Island Resort, restored to its original beauty, combines history with contemporary comforts for Maryland business meetings, group retreats, waterfront weddings, special events and overnight stays. 18TWENTY Bar & Restaurant features house-made dishes, mouth-watering desserts and cocktails.

Kentmorr Restaurant

910 Kentmorr Rd, Stevensville, MD | 410-643-2263


Local favorite for surf & turf, ribs, pasta, seafood, steaks and more. Waterfront, event venue. Live entertainment. $10 – $35

Knoxie’s Table at the Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

180 Pier 1 Rd., Stevensville, MD 21666 | 443-249-5777


Located on the first floor of The Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, Knoxie’s Table offers a daily happy hour, weekend brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner. The menu is varied and features local seafood, steaks and chicken.

Ram’s Head Shore House

800 Main Street, Stevensville, MD | 410-643-2466


Brewery offering classic American dining and emphasis on live entertainment/concerts. $5 – $25

Red Eye’s Dock Bar

428 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-EYES


Crab cakes, clams, bikini contests and live music in a gorgeous waterfront setting. Docking available. $5 – $24

The Jetty

201 Wells Cove Rd, Grasonville, MD 410-827-4959


Beer, crabs, fine dining and fun. Waterfront, live entertainment and docking available. $5 – $29

The Narrows

3023 Kent Narrows Way, Grasonville, MD | 410-827-8113


Fine dining offering regional seafood, prime beef and more. Waterfront, docking available. $12 – $39

Talbot County

Amish Country Farmers Market

101 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD | 410-822-8989


Casual dining area with great homestyle comfort food from various vendors, organically grown and raised. Take-out available. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday and Friday 9am – 7pm, Saturday 8am – 3pm. $5 – $9


26342 Oxford Road, Oxford, MD | 410-226-1118


With a steadfast commitment to his craft, Chef Anthony Guessregen has devoted 49 years to the culinary arts. Anthony’s culinary style is a reflection of his diverse experiences, blending the richness of his New York roots with the tranquility of his Maryland haven. Each dish is imbued with his unwavering dedication and passion for flavors that tell a story.

Ava’s Pizzeria & Wine Bar

409 S Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD | 410-745-3081

305 High Street, Cambridge, MD | 443-205-4350


Gourmet pizzas, salads, pastas, an extensive wine list and a lively bar make Ava’s a fun time! $15 – $25

Bas Rouge

19 Federal Street, Easton, MD | 410-822-1637

Bas Rouge is a contemporary European restaurant offering an impeccable integration of fine dining, a world-class wine list, and elegant service. Lunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Dinner starts at 6 p.m. by reservation on Friday and Saturdays.


Bistro St. Michaels

403 Talbot St., St. Michaels | 410-745-9111


Open for dinner at 5 p.m. daily, except Sunday. Open for brunch Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. The food is rooted in traditional culinary styles, yet modern. Many items are gluten free.

Bombay Tadka

508 Idlewild Avenue, Easton | 443-746-2135

Bombay Tadka

Serving fresh and heart warming food for Indian cuisine lovers. Try a wide selection of appetizers, entrées, desserts and beverages. $5 – $18


314 Tilghman Street, Oxford |  410-226-5900


Capsize serves American favorites on the calm waters of Town Creek. It’s a place locals like to frequent, where you can grab a drink and enjoy the waterfront dining experience with friends, family and even Fido in a casual, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Relax with a drink on the deck overlooking Town Creek or dine in the waterside dining room. Comfortable lounge seating and dining options both inside and out. If you are coming by boat, there is free dockage while you dine, and overnight space is available as well for a nominal fee. Seasonal.

Carpenter Street Saloon

113 Talbot St, St Michaels, MD | 410-745-5111

Prime rib, pizza, crab cakes and burgers in a casual tavern setting. Live entertainment. $8 – $19

Chesapeake Landing Restaurant & Seafood Market

23713 St Michaels Rd, St Michaels, MD | 410-745-9600

Fresh steamed crabs in season, steaks, pasta and seafood to eat in or carry out. $15 – $25

Coffee Trappe

4016 Main Street, Trappe | 410-476-6164

Coffee Trappe

Proudly serving amazing home-cooked breakfast, lunch, daily specials, local and international coffee drinks & a variety of other refreshments. Local coffee beans are roasted by Coastal Coffee Roasting in West Ocean City, MD and international beans are hand-selected from around the world. Open from 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. $2 – $12

Crab Claw

304 Burns St, St Michaels, MD | 410-745-2900


Casual dining known for their Maryland blue crabs and other choice seafood. Also offer Delmarva fried chicken and beef among entrees. Steam Crabs – Daily market price. $13 -$31. Seasonal hours.

Doc’s Downtown Grill

14 N. Washington St., Easton | 410-822-7700


Located in the heart of downtown across from the Courthouse serving traditional American fare. Open daily at 11 a.m. Happy hour weekdays 3 to 7 p.m. Regular entertainment. $8 – $22

Doc’s Sunset Grille

104 W. Pier Street, Oxford | 410-226-5550

Located on the water in Oxford, Doc’s Sunset Grille offers indoor and outdoor dining, entertainment and great food.

Easton Diner

8451 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD | 410-819-0535

Comfort food and plenty of it! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. $5 – $15


El Dorado Bar & Grill

201-C Marlboro Ave., Easton, MD | 410-820-4002


Offering a second Easton location in late 2015, El Dorado Bar & Grill offers a larger space and fresh Mexican and Latin fare. $6 – $15

Foxy’s Marina Bar

125 Mulberry St, St Michaels, MD | 410-745-4340


Seasonal. Casual outdoor waterfront dining, offering burgers, steamers, and more. Live entertainment. $5 – $15

Genesis Restorante

Easton, MD | 410-690-4489

Featuring a blend of Italian and Mexican food. Everything from a kid’s menu, pasta dishes, weekend specials, subs, pizza, fajitas, burritos, and everything in between. $8-18


Gina’s Cafe

601 S Talbot St, St. Michaels | 410-745-6400

A southwest restaurant and bar nestled in the heart of St. Michaels. Casual, quirky and delicious! Open seasonally.


101 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD | 410-770-3500

Giuffrida’s Pizzeria is a family owned restaurant offering up hand-made pizza, soups, salads, pasta dishes, and Stromboli along with subs and sandwiches. In addition to offering a children’s menu our regular menu can be served in half portions.

Harrison’s Chesapeake House

Within Harbour Inn, St. Michaels, MD | 410-745-8090

Family owned, traditional seafood & more restaurant, specializing in Eastern Shore cuisine. Bud & Leslie Harrison are continuing their family tradition of hospitality with their new restaurant in St. Michaels, Maryland.  With a focus on delicious local cuisine and considerate service, the Harrison’s hope to create a new local favorite. $7+

Headwaters Seafood & Grille

28510 Marlboro Avenue, Easton (next to Harris Teeter) | 410-443-0471


Something for everyone, including soup, sandwiches, oysters, seafood, and much more. $7.95 – $28.95

House of Hunan

201 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD | 410-822-4015

Traditional Chinese cuisine. $6 – $15

Hunter’s Tavern at the Tidewater Inn

101 E Dover St, Easton, MD | 410-822-1300


Enjoy seafood and creative specials in this recently renovated casually elegant tavern. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. $19 – $32

In Japan

101 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD | 410-443-0681


Traditional and modern Japanese food at an affordable price. $15 – $25

Limoncello Italian Restaurant

200 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD | 410-745-3111


A dining experience reminiscent of the quaint eateries and wine bars of coastal Italy and the countrysides. Serving up authentic and approachable favorites for lunch and dinner daily. $12-29

Lowe’s Wharf Bayside Grill & Tiki Bar

21651 Lowe’s Wharf Rd, Sherwood, MD | 410-745-6684


Casual dining in a spectacular family friendly waterfront setting. $6 – $20

Marker 5

6178 Tilghman Road, Tilghman, MD | 410-886-1122


Waterfront Dining where excellence is the only option. Featuring a waterfront bar, 41 beers on tap, friendly wine list and pet friendly facility. The food is simply fresh and delicious and the atmosphere is simply casual. Open Thursday-Sunday, 4-9 pm.

Momma Maria’s

4021 Main Street, Trappe | 410-476-6266

Momma Maria’s

The menu offers mouth-watering, stone-hearth artisan pizzas created right in front of you, or a variety of dishes that embody the bold tastes of Italy and Greece.  Chef Michael Quattrucci has combined those classic Mediterranean flavors with local seasonal ingredients to create a menu that tastes as exquisite as it looks. $7 – $34

Old Trappe Tavern

4016 Main Street, Trappe, MD | 410-476-6164


Located next door to The Coffee Trappe, this new establishment opened in February 2024. It serves up dynamite tavern fare and the coldest beer for miles. Sunday brunch opens at 8 a.m. Look forward to your favorite apps, fresh salads, loads of sammies to chose from, as well as pot pie, fish and chips, and shepherd’s pie.

Osteria Alfredo

210 Marlboro Ave, Easton, MD | 410-822-9088

Casual Italian dining. $8 – $24

Out of the Fire Café & Wine Bar

111 S. Washington Street, Easton, MD | 410-770-4777


Crab cakes, specialty pizzas and salads and more created with high quality, fresh ingredients. $14 – $28

Piazza Italian Market

218 North Washington St, Easton, MD | 410-820-8281


Piazza Italian Market is an Italian grocery store that sells fresh and packaged Italian products, as well as ready-to-eat Italian sandwiches and Panini, side salads and main dishes to take home for a meal. $8+

Plaza Jalisco

7813 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD | 410-770-8550


Authentic Mexican cuisine with prompt, friendly service. $6 – $17

Pope’s Tavern at Oxford Inn

504 S Morris St, Oxford, MD | 410-226-5220


A European bistro with a water view. $24 – $30

Robert Morris Inn

315 N Morris St, Oxford, MD | 410-226-5111


Seasonal menu with signature dishes. Enjoy fine dining in the historic Inn or a casual evening in Salter’s Tap Room. Waterfront. $22 – $29

Rusticana Pizza

810 Dover Street, Easton | 410-820-5110

Great pizza, salads, sandwiches and casual Italian dishes in a lively setting. Wine and beer served. $5 – $15

Sam’s Pizza & Restaurant

1110 S Talbot St, St Michaels, MD

Extensive menu with pizza, Greek and Italian dishes and wine and beer. Delivery service. $8 – $21

Scossa Restaurant & Lounge

8 N Washington St, Easton, MD | 410-822-2202


Fine dining with Northern Italian cuisine in a beautiful setting. Lounge menu available. $15 – $32

Stars Restaurant at the Inn at Perry Cabin

308 Watkins Lane, St Michaels, MD | 410-745-2200


Experience waterside dining at a four-star restaurant on the Eastern Shore. Breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner daily. $12 – $85

Sunflowers & Greens

11 Federal Street, Easton, MD | 410-822-7972


Chef Harley Peet meticulously guides Sunflowers & Greens commitment to excellence. His culinary skills are inspired and informed by 14 years of living on the Eastern Shore as an avid outdoorsman, an experienced sports fisherman with a Charterboat Captain’s License and a devoted farmer and gardener. Offering lunch six days a week. Offering savory salads, homemade soups and gourmet sandwiches, and more. $12

T at the General Store

25942 Royal Oak Rd., Easton, MD 21662 | 410-745-8402


T at the General Store, located in Royal Oak, is a community gathering spot for fresh loose leaf tea, tea inspired spirits and food, specializing in American, French, Southern and Vegetarian.

The Fool’s Lantern

310 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD | 410-888-7379


The Fool’s Lantern is St. Michaels’ first and only self-serve wine and taproom, which features 12 draft beers and 24 wines, paired with a menu consisting of a variety of tapas, charcuterie, sandwiches, dips, and desserts. $12.95 – $35.95

Theo’s Steaks, Sides & Spirits

407 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD | 410-745-2106


Hand cut steaks, seafood and sides prepared in a 1,400 degree steakhouse broiler. $15 – $50

Tilghman Island Inn

21384 Coopertown Rd, Tilghman, MD | 410-866-2141


Fine dining featuring local produce and seafood. Waterfront, indoor/outdoor dining. $19 – $35

Two If By Sea

5776 Tilghman Island Rd, Tilghman, MD | 410-886-2447


Breakfast and lunch daily, dinner on Saturdays. $5 – $15

U-Sushi Japanese Cuisine

108 Marlboro Ave, Easton | 410-763-8868


Serving authentic Japanese cuisine including a full sushi bar, lunch specials, Bento boxes, teriyaki, tempura, noodles and everything in between. Gluten free options are now available. $7+

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