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Clyde's of Columbia

4.2
2539 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Waterfront (81)
  • Casual (66)
  • Scenic View (66)
We do not accept reservations for outside dining.


Located on beautiful Lake Kittamaqundi in the heart of downtown Columbia, Clyde's has been serving lunch and dinner daily, and Sunday brunch, since 1975. With a seasonal American cuisine menu, diners can enjoy Wild Alaska Salmon in season, Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Filet Mignon, or a delicious Bacon Cheeseburger. Sunday brunch features favorites like French Toast, Eggs Maryland and Steak and Eggs. Serving a late-night menu, Clyde's is the place to go after a movie or a concert at nearby Merriweather Post. The Tomato Palace, our delightful Italian restaurant right next door, serves homemade pastas, wood-fired oven pizza, and a variety of salads, sandwiches and Italian entrees.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Italian, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Late Night Menu: Sunday - Thursday: 10:00pm - 12:00am, Friday & Sunday: 10:00pm - 1:00am
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Phone number
(410) 730-2829
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Cesar Montesinos
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Private party facilities
We have two semi-private dining rooms.
Coming late spring-private event space in our new music venue (next door to Clyde's).
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Private party contact
Any Manager: (410) 730-2829
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Little Patuxent Parkway, Route 175
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Parking details
Private Lot, Free Parking.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2539 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
4.1
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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WBeer (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 3 hours ago

Excellent!

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Seated right away for our reservation. Took a little bit to receive our drinks. Dinner came out promptly. Everyone seem to enjoy their meals.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Valentines

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Threeferme (Baltimore)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Have always enjoyed the food here. But not on Valentines Day. We arrived at 5:00 with reservations to an almost empty restaurant that was full by the time we left. Waitress was the only good thing that night. Hostess was rude. Cream of crab soup was watery not creamy with a few tiny pieces of crab meat. Crab cake was small and the unadvertised side of a small amount of slaw with potato sticks on top was completely unappetizing. Pork Chop was good, but the sides again were not. Coconut Rum Mojito mostly tasted of watery. A very disappointing night for a very pricey dinner. We unfortunately won't be returning unless we hear something changes in the kitchen.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great Service

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Plenty of menu selections. Exceptionally good omelets. Love the ambience.

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lucy (Baltimore)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

We have been frequenting Clyde's for years and have noticed much change there the last year or so. Service, food, and pricing are just disappointing ,and more should be expected of Clyde's. Clyde's has a lovely location on the lake, but we will be choosing other establishments in the future. Please make the necessary changes to keep your place in our area!

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CharlesT 
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

The food and service were good, but the climate of the restaurant was very cold.

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BillyB 
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Took out of town friend; her comments: “I think this is the best food I have ever eaten.” Says it all.

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Robin (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great brunch! Met an old friend and had a lot to catch up on. Was able to have good conversation with low noise level. The menu had some of our favorite food that was cooked perfectly. The oyster stew was wonderful along with the smoked salmon and egg dish. Will definitely be going back.

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JW783 
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

This was my first time here for brunch, and I came for a family reunion with my sister, her kids, and our dad/Grandpa.

The service was great. Unfortunately, the food was disappointing.

The Huevos Rancheros was covered in sausage grease, excessive cheese, was missing sour cream, and was very salty. The omelets tasted like the eggs were from one of those pre-made egg beater mixes. They did not come with toast, and the fries that we subbed in, came with very few. The plate looked pretty bare bones.

I will not be returning for brunch anytime soon.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

What a happy discovery! Fabulous meal with impeccable service. All is us were wowed. The menu has a nice variety to accommodate many palates. From the appetizers to the desserts everything was presented with care. The bacon wrapped scallops are a must-have! And the brownie sundae is big enough to share...but I didn’t! Enjoy a lovely evening at Clyde’s.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I had written on my online reservation that we were celebrating two birthdays that night and was disappointed that nothing was done to celebrate this occasion. I thought atleast a piece of cake or some acknowledgement would have been nice! Besides that, everything was perfect!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Clyde’s usually is always good.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

My bill was higher than expected, and I was disappointed that the trio of hummus offerings disappeared from the menu. But it's still a great place to meet friends for lunch, and there is plenty of free parking. It's also open on Mondays, which is another plus.

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DCDiva1974 (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

The steak frites and Asian ribs were delicious. The service was not so great.

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DandM (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

By surprise it was restaurant week so when in Rome. Excellent appetizer oyster stew, entree shrimp & grits finishing with a hot apple crisp & ice cream. We went for the wine pairing oh so good & just put the icing on the meal.

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HannahF 
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Amazing for Howard Co. Restaurant Week! Always great food, great place for date night for friends get together

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Vernene (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The server was outstanding! His willingness to help people figure out the bill, and his accuracy was a crowd pleaser. He served correctly! The personality and smile were a welcome pleasantry for the nine seniors at the table. He exhibited patience and respect.
Thanks.

The food was creative and quite good. I like the view of the lake, too.

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Cher (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

We have never been disappointed in the food, service, and atmosphere of Clyde's Columbia.

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