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I called in a order for lunch. I got a prime rib sandwich and it came with fries. I also got slice or should I say sliver of Caramel crunch cake. I can't believe I paid $7 for a sliver of cake. Smith Island cake doesn't cost that much and is much bigger. I keep trying because I like the owner, but wow it's getting harder and harder.
Carla Stanley via google.com - Jan 19, 2022
3 so-so appetizers and two draft beers for $67.07. But the bill came back at 68.09 which included a 3% "non-cash adjustment" fee for using a credit or debit card? No notice on the menu or the register receipt, only a small sign pushpinned to the wall at the bottom of the entrance stairs proclaiming the non-cash fee in lieu of raisi ... read more
Curt Weist (Ballastboy) via google.com - Jan 9, 2022
Great place to gather with friends!
Dara Gray via google.com - Jan 3, 2022
After I told them to lay off the old bay in the salt food was quite good but the first order of steam shrimp is barely Elmo editable couldn’t hardly eat it The service was fair could’ve been a lot better nights at its food definitely family ... read more
T “Tctoys” G via google.com - Dec 27, 2021
Excellent selection and the quality of the food is top notch. Great service and value ... read more
Rob Troxell via google.com - Dec 13, 2021
Very average food and ok service. One dish, steamed clams, took a VERY long time to come out and was not worth the wait.
Jonathan Weinstein via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Had an early dinner on the deck overlooking the river. Beautiful day. I had crab soup and salad. My wife had a crabcake platter. Everything was fine. Not crowded so any social distancing concerns were not a problem. We had another nice annual 3-day fall weekend in Cambridge and Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge.
Chuck Sherman via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
The food was awesome. The service was great. Thanks for the great time. Be back soon.
harlan willey via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Great food and service.
Jim Ewing via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Great local atmosphere and food!
Tim Miller via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Best food we had all weekend ... read more
Joan Moore via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Tasty meal.The dining room is upstairs, which made it challenging for my father and his bad knee.
Maurice Pinder via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Dry rub Old Bay Wings were good as was their version of The Gino burger!
mark introcaso via google.com - Dec 10, 2021
Great waterside location, food was good and reasonably priced. Had a glitch with our order and they took care of it quickly and pleasantly!
Judy Jeffares (JJ) via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
Excellent food excellent service ... read more
Helen Cooper via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
Wonderful place with fantastic views, nice staff, and great food! The broccoli bites appetizer was fantastic and my burger was cooked to perfection!
Drew via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
Local place with hometown feel. Food was great and the prices were good. We ordered bar food (baskets w/fries and a crab dip app) so I cannot attest for other types of foods. But everything we did order tasted great - the sauces and condiments were definitely homemade. Service was great as well. We were seated immediately on a Sunday ... read more
Kristen Sears via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
Great Experience..I love Porters❤️ ... read more
Marquez white via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
The staff was very pleasant. The food would have been great but it was barely warm.
K Lego via google.com - Nov 10, 2021
Portside Restaurant. Good Food in a casual atmosphere. We met family there who were from out of town
Portside Restaurant. Good Food in a casual atmosphere. We met family there who were from out of town. We picked that location because we wanted to meet midway between dcmetro and ocean city. A great find. Good Crowd. Good Folk. We ordered crab cake dinners and the shrimp salad sandwich. All was delicious. We observed other customers ... read more
Xon N. via yelp.com - Oct 31, 2021
In the area to check out the scene from Northern Virginia and decide whether to buy a home in the ar
In the area to check out the scene from Northern Virginia and decide whether to buy a home in the area. Dive bar vibe with a very simple menu, but pricey for what they serve. Seems like a local bar type place. Workers were professional, but nobody seemed personable. Seemed like a good place to drink and eat drunk food. That's my take ... read more
Joseph N. via yelp.com - Oct 20, 2021
Great atmosphere, and hometown feel. Good appetizers andcocktails. Friendly service.
Amanda McWilliams via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
We have visited this spot twice, a weekday lunch and a Sunday afternoon, both times sitting outside enjoying the weather and view. Food was very good. The cream of crab soup I had on my first visit brought me back for a second meal. The soup was delicious! Fish & Chips on the first trip was good, my grandson had steamed clams and lo ... read more
Karen Ponciano via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Food was great! Service was awesome! Highly recommend the sampler appetizer.
Steve Gorogias via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Took a good friend to breakfast ... read more
Linda “Gangsta preacher” Pinder Walker via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Great food and service as always ... read more
Chuckie Hayward via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
Food was great. Excellent service.
Jim Carlucci via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
We had a relaxing dinner with another couple on the upper deck. Our server Lauren was very accommodating and the pricing was reasonable. We were permitted to have our small puppy with us on the deck.
William Brandt via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
This place is awesome! Great service and DELICIOUS food. The half and half crab soup was spectacular and the scallops and crab cake excellent. I didn’t love my side of cucumbers and onion (a bit too vinegary for my liking), but everything else was top notch. The peanut butter chocolate pie, too ;) ... read more
Erin Kelly via google.com - Oct 10, 2021
One of our go-to's for drinks and appetizers. Get the fish bites with wasabi sauce so good.
One of our go-to's for drinks and appetizers. Get the fish bites with wasabi sauce so good.
Stacy S. via yelp.com - Sep 23, 2021
Great experience! Fast service ... read more
Andrew Pelletier via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Hit or miss. Nice view, but when they get rushed, you suffer. Basic boater fare. Don't go expecting great. Expect okay with a nice view and you'll be fine.
Patrick Molloy via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Great food! Fun service. Perfect ambiance. It's right on the harbour. What's better than that? Love this place.
Whirled Person via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Friendly staff. We waited for 2h to get the food on the table. Initially the waiting list was 20-30min but turned out to be an hour. After ordering the food, another 45min to get the dinner. Apparently they are short on kitchen staff. The quality of the food was poor with few options of fresh seafood. Most of the options were fried ... read more
Hector Cordero via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
We had a great lunch for a day out really like the port side ... read more
Julia Fisher via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Food is good and the 🍌 drink was awesome.
camille curtis via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
First time eating there and we loved the appetizer and dinner! Although my husband said he had eaten there 20 years ago with a friend.
Ginger Culver via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
I had an Awesome Time and the food was Delicious.
Debbie Browning via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Staff entertaining. Food great.
Kathy Crawford via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Good food. Enjoyed our lunch. Our server was very nice and attentive. We will definitely eat here again, just next time not so close to the bar, maybe on the deck next time.
Bridget Curtis via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
Great view of Choptank drawbridge. Good food.
E. Richard Pennington via google.com - Sep 10, 2021
The food was good and fresh. The only issue was the food Took almost 2 hours to be served, but that's because they had only one cook and my steak had a dead fly in it. It wouldn't have been to bad if they would have set the expectation in the beginning.
Raymond Harper via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
The service was great and the food was nice as well. We sat outside on the dock and the lake view was nice. Unfortunately, there were bugs all over the place, but that is expected as we were seated outside. The appetizers and sides were just as great as the main courses. The shrimp and fish were fresh.
Lara C. via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Good food and dog friendly ... read more
Charles Arian via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Half and half soup and crab cakes are amazing, long wait but well worth it.
Nick Forlini via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
I love the food here. Literally everything I've gotten here is amazing. They also show their appreciation for Military Veterans.
Delaware Native via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Great food. Excellent service!
AnnMarie via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
The waitress said they were short staffed so had to wait almost and hour for food but we were offered a round of drinks. Friendly staff and great view otherwise.
Sarah Sinclair via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
The food was delicious and the service was great as well. There was an issue with another customer who insisted upon using the speaker phone/ video chat feature and share dining experience with her friends and unfortunately with the rest of the restaurant. The server re-seated us elsewhere. PLEASE make it stop and address those ... read more
Derrick Carver via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Great staff. Good seafood and drinks. Great porch seating overlooking Cambridge Creek and the drawbridge. Have not tried to new outdoor bar, but it looks fun.
John Rueckel via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Great view by the drawbridge. Service and kitchen was a little slow but good food ... read more
Brandon Luo via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Food was much better this time. The crab balls were cooked all the way through this time. I had a better time this time. Went for a lunch with hubby and it was so much better than last time. Dont know what is different within the last year but much better.
Brandie Robinson via google.com - Aug 10, 2021
Casual atmosphere and delicious food. Our server recommended the Crab Balls appetizer and we were no
Casual atmosphere and delicious food. Our server recommended the Crab Balls appetizer and we were not disappointed. Lots of crab meat, fried to get a crispy crunch. The Crab Melt was wonderful. Yummy crab imperial on a toasted English muffin. Scrumptious. The shrimp salad sandwich had perfectly cooked, nice sized shrimp in a light dr ... read more
Jennifer P. via yelp.com - Aug 1, 2021
Excellent dinner. Great outdoor setting on the water.
Jackie Davis via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
There blackened tuna sandwich is excellent !!!
Mark Campbell via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
Wonderful lunch spot with fresh seafood. We sat on the patio and had a great time. The wait staff were nice and helpful.
J Strother via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
Shrimp was overcooked. But I got a free beer. 5 stars anyway how bout that ... read more
Steve Davison via google.com - Jul 10, 2021
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