Iron Rooster

4.4
817 Reviews
$30 and under
Breakfast
Whether you're looking for breakfast all day, lunch, supper or drinks, at Iron Rooster you'll find a new twist on traditional comfort food, legendary hospitality, and a real sense of community. Join us every day for breakfast, lunch, supper and late-night drinks. Whenever you're here, you'll enjoy delicious food, a cold drink, and an extra helping of hospitality.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 817 people are saying
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SharonP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Food and service was very good but the table next to us was usually loud for no reason. They were almost yelling loudly talking to each other making it difficult for us to hear ourselves talking.

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Chuck
New York Area
24 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We ate outside at the picnic tables which worked out perfectly since we had our 14 month old grandson with us. Very enjoyable!

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gulfstreamgirl
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We try to do breakfast here before the boat show every year because we love the variety on the menu. Always good food and great service!

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LindaS
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Huge selection of yummy meal choices. Outdoor seating was really enjoyable!

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vipTrentgirl
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The chicken and waffles was one of the highlights of my visit to Annapolis. Delicious and a nice outdoor setting .

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MNvisitor
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the Iron Rooster! Great food,
Very good service and overall a great place. Never can go wrong here — especially with a Roostart!

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DanW
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Went for the Chicken Pot pie which we had before and is great. Was lied to and told that’s a winter Mente item o ly and they never had it in the summer. We had it in the summer numerous times, only time we visit Annapolis. Had a chicken dinner with spaghetti. Tasted horrible and spaghetti was cold. One person in our party had the chicken and waffles and even that was not up to par with possibly twice fried chicken and cold waffles. With all the options to eat in Annapolis I’m sad to say it will be awhile before we might give them a second chance.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was very good!

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Samantha
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Must get the pop tart!! It was amazing! Husband and I both got breakfast dishes even though we went for dinner and we would both order again. I got the biscuits and gravy, he got the crab hash. The drinks very good as well.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We went to enjoy the weather in Annapolis and decided to have breakfast here. The restaurant is great but I felt like the service was not. Or a server was very nice but we were the only people not really getting our food and we were not checked on regularly for refills or anything. Are there servers were much better at the tables around us. And I felt that my food was a little on the cool side when it was presented. Not really that hot. This is the first time that I didn’t thoroughly enjoyed my visit at iron rooster

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back in Annapolis since I moved to Europe 2 years ago, and the Iron Rooster did not disappoint! Fantastic avocado crab salad with a spicy Old Bay Bloody Mary welcomed me back to Maryland in classic eastern shore style.

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Cindy
Denver
35 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What a fantastic lunch we had - our first time at the Rooster. The crab hash is to die for and my mom had the ham bendict - also very delicious. One of the best bloody mary's that I have had in a restaurant in a long time! YUM!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and environment

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OpenTable Diner
New England
13 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great crab, happy hour, autumn the bartender is fantastic!

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maeats
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a birthday with a delicious breakfast and Mixed Berry Rootart. Will definitely be back to try other items on the menu!

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AlanaC
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super awesome breakfast. The cinnamon poptart was outstanding

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server Autumn made my son’s birthday celebration even better. She is an excellent server with impeccable timing and delightful banter. Our food exceeding our expectations. We will be back soon.

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Kehinde
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would definitely recommend. Wasn't expecting the food to be so good. I actually came without an appetite but finished my whole plate due to how good the cornmeal waffles and chicken were.

Also, the drinks were stiff (to my liking) and the ambience surrounding the restaurant is vibrant if you're considering staying out after dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Service was awful! The waiter was ok, he can’t control how slow the kitchen is . They forgot out bar drinks , never got our appetizer, finally got our dessert to go since it was already a 2 hour ordeal.

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KimberlyK
Western NC
6 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sweet server and great food. Lovely weather so we chose to eat outside. Wonderful meal before heading to the yard.

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PatrickM
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the place! Had a grilled cheese and fries for lunch. It was the best!

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MrsJones
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

My 13 year old and I went to Iron Rooster for the first time to celebrate his birthday. We shared the Breakfast Nachos, a bowl of fruit, and an Oreo Pop Tart. The Breakfast Nachos had a great flavor with a ton of toppings and all of the ingredients seemed very fresh, however they were actually cold and I think they were supposed to be hot. When I say cold, I don’t mean right from the refrigerator cold, but definitely room temperature. The chips also seemed a little stale, in my opinion. The homemade Oreo Pop Tart was AMAZING & the fruit was fresh. I do wish they had a Latte or other specialty coffee option instead of just regular coffee, but that is more personal preference. Our waitress was absolutely awesome and gave us our Pop Tart on the house with a candle when she found out it was my son’s birthday. Overall, it was a nice meal & we would definitely come back for a Pop Tart, but unfortunately I wasn’t blown away by our Breakfast Nachos, which is a bummer because I have heard so many great things about the food at Iron Rooster. Not sure if we will be back for a full meal or not.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had friends in for the holiday weekend!! They loved the food and the proximity to everything!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They would tseat us outside for outside reservation. A

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vipFragranceCzar
Cincinnati
22 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best breakfast in Annapolis. No exception.

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MelMcK
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Service was exceptional! Which is rare these days! You must try the Roostart! So yummy!

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vipFragranceCzar
Cincinnati
22 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

There is no better breakfast in Annapolis. Period.

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MelissaS
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had dinner and breakfast at the Iron Rooster during our stay in Annapolis. Highly recommend their version of Poptarts! The food was delicious, and we enjoyed being in the heart of Annapolis for our meals.

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Emily
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was incredible, and when my friend was a little late, they were attentive without being aggressive even though the restaurant was full! I highly recommend going for lunch or brunch. My chicken benny was delightful and the homemade pop tart was out of this world.

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vipMadelineB
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service in a safe outdoor environment

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Luv2eat
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food and service was outstanding. The staff was very friendly! We will come back!!

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OpenTable Diner
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

We got our food extremely quickly, but it was luke warm. It seemed like it had been sitting around for a bit. My mimosa was a bit heavy on the OJ but still good.

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RichB
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was very tasty!

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wannabefoodie
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Iron Rooster is a great brunch spot. The servers are kind and patient. They quickly correct mistakes and make sure that everyone is comfortable. I truly enjoyed the biscuits and gravy. Give it a try!

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MarkC
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience3

Server & food was good, hostess not so much… wanted to sit upstairs she said nothing was available but less than 3 mins later a family walked in & wanted upstairs & took them right up.. not sure why that happened

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HelaineT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

25th Birthday brunch for my daughter, party of 3. Our waitress was adorable, very friendly and checked on us often. Food - WOW! Fried Green Caprese (over the top good), Shrimp & Grits (have mercy), Pancake w/eggs and bacon (very good, the brown butter was amazing), Waffle Churros (daughter's fav-Yum), and the RoosTarts (let me just say, I'm glad this restaurant is very far from my home!!!!) My daughter and I also had mimosas. Wasn't my fav but was a nice birthday drink.

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Christian
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent customer service. Great and consistent food.

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skeletor6519
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The massive tents outside immediately reduced this establishment’s classic Annapolis charm. The food is better than most local restaurants, but the tempting menu descriptions don’t quite translate on plate or palate.

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eryckac
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Waiter wasn’t attentive food came out cold.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Iron Rooster using the Order Online button. Iron Rooster also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Iron Rooster also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 990-1600.

Iron Rooster is rated 4.4 stars by 817 OpenTable diners.

Iron Rooster does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://ironrooster.localgiftcards.com/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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