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About Mountain Branch Grille & Pub

One of the best restaurants in Maryland is located just two miles from I-95 exit 74 at Mountain Branch Golf Course - 20 minutes from Baltimore.
Constructed out of three acres of Oregon’s finest Douglas Fir, the historic-looking timber-pegged post and beam structure has high ceilings, multilevel architecture and a magnificent view. The Grille & Pub at Mountain Branch is a favorite for relaxing after a round of golf and is an ever-popular destination for lunch, dinner and late night. Spacious patios afford dining al fresco when the weather is mild. And when winter winds are blowing, a large fireplace keeps the inside warm and cozy. The American-classic menu offers a diverse mix of tastes, including soups, salads, and sandwiches as well as fresh fish, crab cakes and Angus beef. Our chefs take pride in keeping the offerings creative and interesting - taking full advantage of fresh seasonal ingredients.

1827 Mountain Road
Joppa, MD 21085
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 9:30am - 1:00pm;
Lunch -Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday 4.00pm -9.00pm

Cross Street:
Singer Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 836-9600

Website:
http://www.mountainbranch.com/

Entertainment:
Will return in the Spring.

Catering:
Private Parties:
The warm and inviting clubhouse delivers the perfect blend of casual comfort and flexible gathering space with the private rooms for smaller gatherings and the spacious enclosed pavilion for events up to 200 guests. Every room sports panoramic views of the rolling greens and fairways,always a treat for the eye at any time of year. A variety of flexible banquet packages are available or you can custom-design your own event with help from our events planning staff.

Contact: Leeann White 410-836-9600 ext.1126

Executive Chef:
Jason Openhym

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for our Sunday Brunch $24.95 adults $8.95 children
Unlimited Bloody Mary's or Mimosa Bar for an additional $5.00 per person.
Monday - Wednesday 3 course menu $30 changes weekly.
Thursday - Buy one entrée get $10 off your 2nd entrée

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Details
Sun - Thu 4:00PM - 5:30PM

Private Dining

Where Great Events Begin Our rustic Loft with views over the golf course is perfect for any occasion.The Founders room is the perfect room for a dinner meeting, or private celebration. Our air conditioned tented pavilion complete with chandeliers is spectacular for your larger events.

Mountain Branch Grille & Pub Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (14)
Great for Brunch (10)
Good for a Date (9)
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Good for Groups (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Good for Anniversaries (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Casual (7)
Great for Lunch (7)
Romantic (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Cozy (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Business Meals (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Authentic (1)
Fun (1)
Healthy (1)
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 (Nashville)·Dined 5 days ago

Great for Sunday brunch. A wide variety of breakfast and lunch options. Nice view of the golf couurse.

Tags: Comfort Food, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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·Dined 7 days ago

The food was overpriced and the service was extremely slow. We waited over an hour between receiving our appetizers and entrees.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great brunch and waitress was so attentive with bottomless mimosas. Good food on buffet although slightly tepid.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Cozy, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 22, 2017

We had a very good visit. The staff was welcoming, our server cared about our experience, and the food was very good. We dined at night and couldn't experience the views from the two story windows. Nothing stood out enough to be excellent.

Tags: Scenic View, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Good crab cakes! 2 in our party had a turkey etc sandwich. They seemed to enjoy their lunch as well. Our waitress was very nice but it seemed that that the management may have given her too many tables. I felt badly for her trying to keep up.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Diners are ‘stroke four’ the Mountain Branch Golf Club restaurant. Serving up style, sophistication and scrumptious cuisine, the short ‘drive’ from Bel Air delivers a scenic overlook. Tip: Reserve your spot in order to sit by the window and view the lake and golf course.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Quick Bite, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The steak I had was very good. Our server was very attentive. There was a wedding reception going on as well as another private event. Lots of people walking around which made it noisy. If you are looking for a quiet place for dinner and conversation, this is not the place. If you are looking for a party, this the place!

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great Sunday Brunch. Varied selections for breakfast and mid-day meal. Only complaint is that the breakfast items weren’t labeled, so everyone had to open the big lid each time to see what was inside. The other items had cards in front of them telling what the selection was, just the breakfast items did not. Minor detail but still needs to be addressed.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I had been wanting to try this brunch for while. The food was delicious. The service was excellent The atmosphere, decor, and views were amazing.

Tags: Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 30, 2017

It was our 21st Anniversary & we had a wonderful time.

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·Dined on September 24, 2017

We got together with friends at 9:30 a.m.for Brunch and it was a fantastic get together. I wanted to sit outside, but even though it was the end of Sept, it was hot and sunny. Our waiter was so kind and attentive. The food was presented very nicely and everything seemed clean. There was such a variety of breakfast and lunch foods.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 23, 2017

My husband and I were celebrating our 3d anniversary. We had also gotten married at Mountain Branch. As usual, our meal was delicious and we had great service. It's nice that it it remains consistent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Overall nice place being part of the golf club. Pretty setting, good food and service and plenty of parking.

Tags: Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 12, 2017

Our server (Margaret) was fantastic. We had a little bit of a problem with one of our meals and she and the manager took care of it in a flash, very professional and friendly. The manager (we forgot her name) was very nice and professional as well. We look forward to dining there again.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 11, 2017

It was a wonderful evening.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 29, 2017

You need to try it happy hour till 7 And then do dinner. Excellent French onion soup and house salad. Our stripsteaks and seared tuna were excellent too.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always a wonderful experience!
The lamb chops were so good that I ignored my mothers injunction about not eating with my hands to nibble the meat from the bone! My cousin, who is a fitness guru, never eats bread. I had to move the bread plate away from her, so that the rest of us could have some. Lol!

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Great place for an intimate date. We went for Sunday brunch and Courtney was a FANTASTIC waitress!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 25, 2017

A delightful lunch experience. Set outside overlooking the golf course and had a lovely meal. Service was excellent from Amanda

Tags: Worth the Drive, Casual, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great staff, Joan is the best !

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 13, 2017

This place is the best brunch in Hartford County! There is no better place to sit outside with a few mimosas and have a ton of great food.

I love this place!!!

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great service and real good food
Friendly staff and great ambiance

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on July 22, 2017

We were in town for a jr baseball tournament up the road and finally had to have something besides "bar food". Even though it did take a while for our food to come out, everything else was really great. They did have a small wedding going on so that might have been some of the delay.

Would most certainly go back if we were in the area!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 13, 2017

My wife I had dinner on Thursday evening (7/13/17) at 5 p.m. to celebrate my wife's birthday and the food and service was excellent!! Our only complaint was the noise from the bar adjacent to the dining area. I would recommend the Bartender remind patrons the inside dining area is very close to the bar and if they wish to be boisterous then take the conversation to the outdoor patio. We will definitely return again and see if the noise level is any different.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 11, 2017

I have been there when a band is playing and that is a different vibe. Our waiter was very nice and attentive,

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Healthy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Server left our food sitting on a tray for about 10 minutes. When we brought it to their attention, they re-made our dishes and all was good.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great food, ambience, and view. We had French Onion Soup, Caesar Salad, Beef Sirloin, NZ Lamb, Pork Chop, Crab Cakes, and Penne with Blackened Chicken. All OUTSTANDING!
Not rushed. Lots of time to chat and catch-up with old friends.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Great outdoor dining with the view of the golf course. Food was awesome.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We went to Mountain Branch with my adult son and his girlfriend. Got a table by the window which was great. Ordered drinks and waited, and waited, and waited. Finally came and they were fine. Then ordered an appetizer which was a cheese plate, consisting of two, maybe three kinds of cheeses, some grainy mustard and some soft red peppers. And guess what...we waited and waited, and waited and waited, and waited,and waited, and waited....to the point the waitress was even aware and checked on the progress twice, kept us informed and even agreed we'd waited way too long with no prompting from us. As the waitress placed the cheese plate on the table, she said "I'm taking this off the check, you shouldn't have had to wait this long." The waitress left and said I'm checking on the entrees to make sure they're not late. Our food came in normal time and was fine. We got desert, coffee, then the check without incident. I paid the check with a gift certificate and a gift card. Honest mistake occurred on the restaurants part and I walked out still owing a little over $100 and was unaware of it. I got a call at home that night, and agreed to stop in the next day and pay my debt.
I know some of you are saying "I wouldn't have paid that", but I legitimately owed it to them and they were going to make the waitress pay it if I didn't. Mistakes happen to us all.
This was a Thursday night, and they have a deck party every Thursday, however the restaurant wasn't crowded at all. Would I go back.....probably, but not if I wanted to impress someone or it was a special occasion.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 27, 2017

High school group of friends had lunch here. We have been here before and love it. Was quite surprised when they offered to give us separate checks.

We ARE GOING TO RESERVE THIS PLACE FOR A HS REUNION NEXT YEAR!

We love it. Choices are fantastic! More than you can eat and the onion soup is fantastic!!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Second time here. The food was delicious as always, but the service was a little slow. We were seated between two large parties at a four-top, at which my elbow leaned against the post the whole time. Would have preferred sitting by the window with a view of the breathtaking vista!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Excellent Father's Day Brunch! The omelet station and beef carving station is a nice addition to the regular self serve brunch food that people can find at other restaurants. Our favorite items at the pastry station included the warm bread pudding with sauce and the warm cinnamon rolls. The servers were friendly and efficient. No wonder Mountain Branch gets top ratings year after year for their Sunday brunch.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Very enjoyable and efficient....did not have to wait for our reservation and service was quick and polite!

Tags: Scenic View, Quick Bite, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good Vegetarian Options, Seasonal, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 15, 2017

We went for the Thursday night Prime Rib dinner and were
disappointed to find out that if was discontinued!

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 4, 2017

We consistently have a great meal when we go here. I enjoy all of their fish dishes, as well as the chicken. Great outdoor patio looking over the golf course.

Tags: Bar Seating, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on May 29, 2017

great halfway between dc and philly

Tags: Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Very good food and service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 25, 2017

The food as always was good. The band on the back porch was so loud, combined with the noise from the bar it was hard to have a conversation. Service was very slow and at times rude. We sat there nearly 30 minutes before our waitress even took our order. We've eaten there many times and this has to be the worst we have experienced.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Excellent service and food was very good.
Enjoyed afternoon snakes and drinks

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on May 11, 2017

Sad that the prime rib special won't be back until November--definitely our favorite!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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