Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis
Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis

Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chart-house.com/
  • Phone: 4102687166x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10pm, Friday & Saturday 4:30pm - 11pm , Sunday: 10am - 9pm;
    Sunday Brunch: 10am - 2pm; Happy Hour Sunday - Friday in Lounge 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chris Lacasse
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Severn Avenue
  • Public Transit: Water Taxi delivers to our dock
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer free parking in our private lot located on Second Street & an abundance of free public parking adjacent to our restaurant.
A word from Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis
A favorite dining location in Annapolis for over 25 years, Chart House is a beautiful waterfront restaurant located on Spa Creek in the Eastport area. It occupies the former John Trumpy & Son boathouse & offers uncompromising views of the Annapolis Historic District, the Maryland State House & the United States Naval Academy. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 29 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From signature fish and seafood to succulent steaks, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, Miso Glazed Salmon & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis reviews from OpenTable diners
308 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.2
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (259)special occasion (204)romantic (121)good for groups (95)fit for foodies (76)great for brunch (76)neighborhood gem (50)notable wine list (49)great for lunch (39)hot spot (29)vibrant bar scene (24)kid-friendly (22)great for outdoor dining (11)late-night find (9)Show More
  • Overrated
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Our food was room temp when we got it. Our server didn't ask if anyone needed drink refills. We will not go back to The Chart House in Annapolis.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beautiful
    MaryLow
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We ate in the Lounge and even tho' all the seats beside windows were taken, we still had a great view of the harbor. The place was packed, but our server was attentive - great Happy Hour deals - tempura shrimp with avocado! A pomegranate-tini was one of the best drinks ever.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food Comment
    Mike1
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    A few months ago, we had a fantastic fish meal (Macadamian encrusted Mahi) and recommended it to our accompanying family. Unfortunately, this time the fish was not fresh and the sauce fell short of what we had previously enjoyed. The staff made good on a replacement dish but the fact that had to be done was disappointing.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    ElizabethA
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Wonderful food service and views. A la carte gets pricey but worthy of a special occasion like PW with our plebe. Would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner with a view
    CaptnMate
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Looking for a nice spot for dinner? Maybe with a view of Annapolis harbor? Great spot for drinks with friends or a more formal dining experience. Have frequented this iconic restaurant for years and the quality has remained memorable, not something you can take for granted. Would I recommend it? Yes.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Graybeard
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We were there last year for my wife's birthday and returned again this year. Service was under Par-Server was more interested in a Rick Black couple than serving us. He spent time lingering art their table. Crab cakes were not to my wife's liking either. Salad bar was great as well as location.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    foodnwine
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    the restaurant is BIG and busy! most staff are young so some of them lack experience so a few things were forgotten, hopefully they will improve with more experience. Food was much better than expected and we were expecting it to be pretty good! it was SO delicious. The margarita was one of the best we've had. the baked Chesapeake oysters were amazing and very filling. my snapper hemingway was so good but sadly I couldn't eat it all due to the oysters, but because it was so good I actually took the rest of it home which I NEVER do. my wife's Macadamia crusted Mahi was also amazing. other great thing about the restaurant is the water taxi stops right outside. whole experience was wonderful and definitely going back
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 2010 - 2011 whatever it takes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    As far as chain restaurant goes, chart house always delivers consistent quality food. My only gripe is when I ordered wine and was brought a different vintage than what was advertised. I brought this to my waiters attention and he said the manager get the wine and my vintage was unavailable on the first bottle. However, the second bottle was the vintage advertised on the menu. I made a comment to the waiter but no manager ever addressed it with me. Overall you go to this place for the view.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • could have been better
    tjbho
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Really nice wine by glass list and good seafood. the Chart House is a nice destination special occasion restaurant. However, the waitress, was rushed, and abrupt. She seemed to lack the ability/ desire to engage, inform and serve. At prices that scream indulgence, she failed to rise to that level.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gorgeous setting/inconsistent food
    Cmans6282
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The restaurant itself is Beautiful-warm golds, reds, incredible views. The salad bar had wilted greens, fruits were fair, plates had to be rifled through to find a clean one and then handled very gingerly as they remained frozen for a few minutes. Some of the dressings were so cold they congealed. My husbands prime rib was one of the best he's had but my 'medium well' marinated steak was beyond well done and the Yukon potatoes were cold and tasteless. A gentleman in our group received one paltry rib for his $30+ fare. It was a Thursday night in Annapolis and we couldn't get reservations at Carol's Creek (sp?). There was no noise level as we were one of maybe half a dozen groups if that. Let me know when it's got a new chef and management.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Inconsistent Experience
    ExperiencedDiner
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    After a tremendous dining experience at the Chart House in Alexandria, I assumed I would have the exact same experience at the Chart House in Annapolis. Boy, was I WRONG! We were a large party celebrating the Family Patriarch's 70th Birthday. The only highlight was the host (Krista) who did a great job setting up our special evening. From there everything went downhill. Our server was slow and poorly trained. Although the restaurant was practically empty, we received lukewarm food. Lesson learned? You can't expect the same experience from one Chart House to another.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always fantastic
    Amanda1976
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Chart House is somewhere I take people that I want to share a really fantastic and memorable dinner with. Everything about the dining experience is pure perfection. The view can not be beat! Food is impeccable. Every staff member, from front desk reception to management to wait staff, are professional, kind, and accomodating. I HIGHLY recommend to anyone looking for a wonderful dinner out.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Visit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We had a very enjoyable birthday celebration with a great view of Annapolis.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome experience
    LveChtHse
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Seating, Service, Food and pricing were outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ddine
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Left a message on open table about this being my wife's birthday and they did not get message
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Beautiful location, Delicious food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I made a reservation at Chart House to celebrate a special occassion, and we had a great experience. The food and service was wonderful. Everything tasted great. We also had a great view of the boats and the water from our table inside, which was just beautiful. Other than the loud table of four seated next to us, it was a perfect evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Excellent food and tremendous service! The chef even came out and reviewed the menu with us because my mom has so many allergies! Completely awesome all around!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This was our first experience dining at the Chart House and we were very impressed from start to finish. The online reservations process was very easy and once we arrived, we were quickly seated near a window with a gorgeous view of the harbor. The atmosphere was warm and inviting. We were able to have conversation without interruption from noise and enjoyed great food and excellent service, and had a memorable evening at the Chart House. We highly the Chart House restaurant and look forward to returning soon..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Poor service
    NAptown
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    We were celebrating a friend's birthday. After finishing our dinner, our waiter seem to disappear for a half hour. I had to go to the front for assistance to locate him. Review would have been higher if the service was better.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good but pricey
    sailor
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The restaurant is in a nice setting on Annapolis Harbor with access by car and water taxi. Food is good but somewhat on the pricey side, especially if you add in the salad bar and ala carte side dishes. The seating area is very large so there isn't a real intimate feel.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pretty ordinary experience - top $
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Special occasion celebration for a group.. The table was jammed up against the wall and some of the flatware was missing. The waiter wasn't bad, but he wasn't great. Huge delay between clearing the main plates and offering coffee and dessert. There were definitely a few misfires from the kitchen. Several of the fish dishes were disappointing. Chart House used to be a steak house, but the filet was dry and had a salty rub that overpowered the flavor of the beef. $500, for 8 people, with only 2 cocktails, 2 glasses of cheap wine and 2 desserts. They really need to step up, particularly in the kitchen, for extravagant pricing. Back to Ruth Chris next time instead of Chart House.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic
    Waterviewer
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The view and the food was wonderful! So much food. Great brunch bargain.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great view
    VickiPVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food is always perfect. We had a new server so we werent too happy with her but over all another great visit!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food could be better
    XNRfunkymunky
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Service was great however the good could have been a lot better for the price. Food was cold.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Anniversary
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    food was very good. very friendly staff and excellent ambience. would definitely recommend. really enjoyed the customized menu celebrating our anniversary.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Brunch with friends.
    Hepton
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    This restaurant is a lovely place for friends and family to meet for brunch. There is the best salad/ fruit bar with something for everyone - young and old. The menu has Brunch only selections plus the Chart House full menu. Staff were attentive and eager to please. The location is great in Eastport with plenty of parking and the view is excellent surrounded by Annapolis Maritime. Apart from the salad bar which gets 5 stars, the brunch entrees are a little tired with only a 3 star rating.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Brunch Was Great
    JonTan
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    The service was great, the congratulations on the Menu was outstanding and my family had a very enjoyable experience. Can't wait until our next dining experience at the Chart House
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • excellent food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Six people who had different meals and everyone was delicious.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Liz was our server and she was fantastic. This was a night out for our anniversary and the dining experience was very nice.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great choice
    Luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    My husband and I went here for a quiet evening. The service was friendly. Food was good. Casual atmosphere. They even offered free dessert for my birthday. This restaurant is always a good choice.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, romantic, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was ok. The Ambience awesome!
    Sabrina
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Food still isn't up to par...must do better! This is my 3rd time patronizing your restaurant and the food is not flavored properly and portions are very small for the price!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing views of Annapolis
    Ozietwin
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We were lucky and received a window table. During appetizers and a nice glass of wine, we watched the sun set over Annapolis Harbor. The food was excellent and service perfect!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mediocre Food and Service
    Frank
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I had given up on the Chart House. My wife wanted to take her kids there and I thought they might enjoy the boat house atmosphere. Food and service were OK but for Chart House prices this is not good enough.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved it
    lindsaysarahVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Dined here to celebrate a special occasion and so glad we did!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great view
    Spriggs
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Offers one of the best settings for dinner in the area!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Airman
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    This is an outstanding restaurant with outstanding service, food and wine along with a fantastic location and ambience!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A little disappointed
    WmTee
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    I did not enjoy the fish the waitress recommended, and there was a dead fly in the yogurt on the salad bar. What was great was that the waitress and manager both strongly apologized.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Chart House - Annapolis
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Great evening and very good food. It was our first visit to the Chart House in Annapolis. We were dropping off our son at school and we plan over the next four years to eat a meal at the Chart House every visit. The GM - Tom Finnan came to our table and introduced himself and congratulated our son. Additionally, the restaurant added a very touching note at the top of the menu in regards to our son. Very thoughtful - I posted a picture of the menu with the note at the top of the menu on Facebook and recommended the restaurant to anyone visiting the area. Highly recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunday Dinner Chart House Annapolis
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The restaurant has been a consistent performer for occasional dining over last 30 years. Also a local favorite for special occasions due to waterfront location, windowed bar and dining room, spaciousness and casual elegance (not chaotic casual) ambiance and nautical theme. Food and service have been consistent and quite good. Prices are not inexpensive, and you can pay less for equivalent wine and food quality (or quite a bit more) depending on city and venue. My mother considers the salad bar a key attraction, the rest of us find the seafood choices interesting and quite satisfying both in the preparation and presentation (though the latter is generally not in the vain of fine cuisine). Fresh catch. Meaty cream of crab. Lovely bar.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brunch on Staycation
    kr77
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    My wife and I decided to take a few weeks off and explore the list if places in Maryland that we just never made time for. Chart House was on the list and we decided to go for Sunday brunch when it was less busy due to reviews of noise leave and questionable service at dinner time. We arrived at 10am to a nearly empty restaurant and chose a table right next to the bay windows. Our waitress was very attentive even as more customers arrived. The salad bar and entries were fresh and prepared well. I had tenderloin eggs Benedict and my wife had the hazelnut French toast. With $1 mimosas, we sat and chatted until about 11:30am in enjoyable atmosphere with a great view. Five stars for this visit.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.