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About Old Stein Inn
IN 1983, Karl & Ursula Selinger of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany in the Rhineland Pfalz opened The Old Stein Inn to serve the finest German cuisine. They decided to locate in Anne Arundel County just 8 miles south of Annapolis in Edgewater Maryland. The Old Stein has a traditional Biergarten to give neighbors a place to enjoy al fresco dining with friends and family. The ten German taps pour an unparalleled selection of beer. The Old Stein has been featured on "The Best Of Show" on the Food Network and has won multiple awards for the Munster Cheese & Crab Soup and the Apple Cheesecake.
The Old Stein is no run-of-the-mill chain restaurant. Diners come from all over the Mid-Atlantic (or right around the corner) to this family-owned, Maryland gem to enjoy fun, food, friends—and, or course, a cold brew in a gemütlichkeit atmosphere. Eins, Zwei, Drei, G"suffa!
Edgewater, MD 21037
German, Gastro Pub, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Wed-Thursday 4pm to 9pm
Saturaday 4-10pm; Bar open until 11pm
Sunday NOON to 9pm *Please contact the restaurant for outdoor Biergarten seating.
just past Turkey point Road on right hand side
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
The Old Stein Oktoberfest style Biergarten has become a Maryland tradition. People come—from near and far—to gather in the Biergarten and enjoy the beautiful Fall weather while drinking the best German beers and tasting the finest German cuisine. Visit the Old Stein during Oktoberfest and you"re sure to have a blast singing along to German drinking songs while sampling traditional German fare. Check our web site www.oldstein-inn.com to see when you might catch Silvia strolling with her accordian or Heidi and the Helmut Echo with their alpenhorn. Prost!
Please contact for your specific needs.
large onsite parking lot
Private Party Facilities:
We have inside seating up to 64 persons and outdoor Biergarten to 120 persons
Private Party Contact:
Hostess: (410) 798-6807
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Old Stein Inn Ratings and Reviews
I have been craving Old Stein for 3 years! Finally got there and I couldn't have been more pleased! it was remodeled since the last time I was there. Ambiance was amazing, Stella was amazing, our waiter (Jake) was amazing, and the food and beer couldn't not have been any better! just what I needed! I cannot wait to go back!!
We have been coming to the Old Stein for decades. Usually, the service is top-notch. On this occasion, our server (great gal) was also the bartender. We watched her being torn between bar service and table service. This evening, I think both suffered a little as we had to wait for drinks and our tab at the end of the meal. Notwithstanding, we had a very good meal and the food was excellent, as always.
My cup was dirty and they didn’t even address it after I brought it up to the waiter. Still charged me $3 dollars for coffee in a dirty cup. Service was slow I think they were watching the game in the TV in the bar but then I wanted to also😜 The prices are high for a German restaurant. The Edelweiss in Virginia is superior and their prices are much better. There food is very good here though I cannot complain about that. The waiters are mostly high school kids so what do you expect . For an $80 meal I would like a professional waiter.
We took another couple here to celebrate his birthday. They had never been to the Old Stein before, but they really enjoyed it. We sat outside. Originally they put us a little too close to the band to where we wouldn't be able to have a conversation with each other. We asked to move further way from the band, but still outside. It was perfect. We could carry on a conversation with each other, but still here the music. The band that played Saturday 1/13/18 was FANTASTIC as well. Bring them back...I would like to know the name of that band. The food was tasty as usual. The only down side was we had to ask 4 times to get some water for the table. Other than that it was a great night.
I am a huge Old Stein fan, and have been coming every couple months for 5+ years without a bad experience, until last weekend. I made a reservation with OpenTable for 6:30, since our favorite Polka band (Mike and the Continentals) were playing.
When I arrived, (wearing my Old Stein hoodie) we were led to the furthest back corner of the outside area. I asked if we could sit closer to the band, as there were 4-5 open tables nears the band. I was told no, those tables are reserved. Since we made a reservation, I was confused. I was told that I have to call (no Opentable) and specifically ask for those tables. I was not offered any alternate seating by the hostess, so we took upon ourselves to ask the bartender if we could sit in the bier bar area, to at least see the band. They said yes, and we let our the hostess know we moved tables. We were greeted 20 minutes later, and didn't get our first beers for half an hour. I brought my own mug, which was accidentally filled with beer someone else ordered at our table. We didn't get our appetizers for almost an hour, and entrees for over an hour and a half after sitting down.
I understand that it was a busy Saturday night, but Old Stein staff were not polite, and I've never had issues with seating or service in the past. This was my first bad experience after eating here over 50 times. I love the restaurant, and hope this doesn't happen again. To prevent this, I would recommend making it clear how guests can request seating preference, and double checking seating preference when they arrive.
Samantha was our server and was fabulous. The food wasn’t as authentic as we had hoped but still very good. I suspect it was a bit “Americanized” to tone down the strong flavors that we came to love while stationed in Germany. The German beer was as amazing as I remember! We requested a simple dessert of ice cream and hot raspberries (a dessert we ate regularly in Germany) and the pastry chef was kind enough to create it for us.
Overall, we had a wonderful experience and will definitely be back!
The food was great. My only complaint is that I felt my table was an after thought... My party of 5 sat in the back area, which is beautiful and warm. I myself and my boyfriend had to go to the bar for water, the check, boxes. We didn’t have plates or silverware, we had to ask for those. The back area was busy, and the bartender and staff did their best. My feedback, is to add a waiter to wait tables to help the bartender during those busy times.
We just moved to the area and decided to try the Old Stein Inn . What a good choice. The place was very busy on a Friday night. The volume was loud but not annoying... just a good vibe. The service was a little slow due to the crowd, but they were working hard. The food was great. I had the sampler with ham, brat and schnitzel with spaetzel. It was delicious. My wife had just the ham with potato salad. She enjoyed it as well. We’ll be back.
The food was very good; However, as a Deutsch-lander I do not consider it authentic German food. The ambiance great; the service wonderful.... Food was really good just not seasoned or prepared in an authentic Deutschland style. I don't believe anyone in the kitchen or in the restaurant had ever even visited Germany much less of German descent. I asked many of the employees several questions about food preparation and dishes and none knew what I was talking about.
Great German food and beer! Highly recommend the sausage and cheese sampler platter. Possibly the best I have had. Portions will satisfy any appetite. Schnitzel sandwich likely best value item on the menu, and is on pretzel bread. My only regret is that I could not sample everything on the menu. Save room for dessert!!
We lived in Germany for 3 years so we were looking for the same kind of atmosphere and authentic food. We found it here at the Olde Stein Inn. The Biergarten area was lovely. We ate here in the winter but the outside space would be great during the nice weather. There were lots of choices on the menu to choose from including the all important German beer. Food was delicious and service was attentive. We will be returning again and recommend it.
We just returned from Germany and was looking forward to having some authentic Germany food. Old Stein Inn came highly recommended and we brought family from out of time for dinner. The atmosphere was ok but not really cozy. More for the younger crowd who want to drink German beer and listen to music. The main shocking thing for us were the prices. I could not believe that for 1 pork schnitzel with french fries it was $24. Pork is the cheapest cut of meat and in Germany that would cost maybe $10 with a side. And the beer would be $3 not $6.25. With that all being said, we will not return. I am sure many people will still go because there is no competition but Old Stein Inn, you should be ashamed to charge those prices.
We usually come to the Old Stein Inn 2-4 times a year and the German food is usually very good. However, this night the food was cold and had to be sent back and the potato salad tasted as if it wasn’t cooked. The server gave us another side dish to replace it. The server tried to make our evening pleasant. I was disappointed that we drove an hour and a half to have poor food.
We had a great time and a great meal at Old Stein. We celebrated my husband's birthday here with our two young kids. They loved watching the musicians. The beer garden area is so cozy, even in the winter. The food was amazing-the spaetzle is always a favorite. The mulled wine was also amazing. Service was a little slow to start but great once our server came over. The server was friendly with the kids and made sure their meals came out first. We will definitely go back and will recommend it to our friends!
Waitress was GREAT -- helped us decide on the right beers from the many that were available and advised us on the GREAT German starters and main courses to choose from. Couldn't have been better -- the whole dining experience. Plus, an authentic German singer with her beautiful accordion -- let us pick a song and she sang/played it -- the whole entertainment experience.
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