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About Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis

Chart House is a beautiful restaurant located on Spa Creek in the Eastport area. A recent million dollar renovation treats guests to a modern interior and the best views in Annapolis. 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 is dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 26 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 famous entrées such as Mac Nut Mahi, Snapper Hemingway & our slow-roasted Prime Rib. We also offer a selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines and our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Best Happy Hour in town.

300 Second Street
Annapolis, MD 21403
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 11pm, Sunday: 10:00am - 9:00pm;
Sunday Brunch: 10am - 2pm; Happy Hour Sunday - Friday in Lounge 4:30pm - 7pm

Cross Street:
Severn Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 268-7166

Website:
http://www.chart-house.com/

Parking Details:
We offer free parking in our private lot located on Second Street & an abundance of free public parking adjacent to our restaurant.

Public Transit:
Water Taxi delivers to our dock

Executive Chef:
Chris Lacasse

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

The Annapolis Chart House is a prime waterfront location for hosting private morning & afternoon events including luncheons, business meetings, weddings, holiday & social events. Our spacious facility can accommodate private events up to 250 guests. Our dining room is available for small events.

Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Waterfront (108)
Scenic View (106)
Special Occasion (87)
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Good for a Date (86)
Romantic (73)
Good for Anniversaries (68)
Good for Birthdays (65)
Worth the Drive (38)
Good for Groups (37)
Notable Wine List (36)
Cozy (35)
Fun (30)
Business Meals (27)
Bar Seating (27)
Quiet Conversation (27)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Creative Cuisine (25)
Sunday Lunch (24)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Happy Hour (23)
Great for Brunch (22)
Pre/post Theatre (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (18)
Authentic (17)
Hot Spot (15)
Healthy (14)
Casual (13)
Great for Lunch (11)
Seasonal (11)
Local Ingredients (10)
People Watching (9)
Comfort Food (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Tapas (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Great Beer (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

I had dinner at the bar and was pleasantly surprised to find that you have Happy Hour on Sunday. It was a nice time and I got to see “The Catch”....Stephon Diggs! 😯

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·Dined 3 days ago

The Chart House was amazing, once again. The wife and I had a cozy table right next to one of their fireplaces on a very cold night. Server was attentive and very friendly. There was a slight delay with our food and even though we never complained a bit, the manager and server both apologized profusely. Ultimately the manager compd are entire bill, again without a single complaint from us. They hold themselves to a high standard even when their customers don't mind a slight hickup. This shows the high level of service they expect to provide to every guest. We will definitely go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Romantic, Healthy, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly
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·Dined 3 days ago

Unfortunately we had a dreadful dinner, the service was extremely poor from the start. We ordered cocktails and a beer. The beer bottle was placed on the table, no glass, no offer of a glass. We had to wait 1.5 hours for dinner to be served after ordering in a timely fashion. Once dinner was served is was apparent that the plates had been sitting for awhile. All 4 dinners were cool, the salmon was extremely dry and tough, with a few drops of the mustard sauce, the fingerling potatoes were hard and cold, they were difficult to cut with a knife, obviously they had been sitting for a while and re-heated many times. The rice on the other plates was cold. The rockfish special was also cold. A very expensive disappointing meal.

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·Dined 5 days ago

I love this restaurant. I didn't like our server this time. She made us feel rushed.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Enjoyed a very good meal. Fish was very tasty. Server was on top of her game. Key lime pie was amazing.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Always great!! Awesome view, food, drinks and service. I recommend the Firey Cucumber!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Stay away from the crab cakes. They’re not Maryland crab cakes. Everything else was great! Service was impeccable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic food and great location. Nice quiet Wed night

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Great food and staff. A little pricey though for what you get.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Since the Chart House was remodeled, it has become one of my favorite Annapolis eating spots

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The venue, cocktails appetizers , and service were excellent! Couldn't ask for for more. The entrees (stuffed flounder and filet) were, unfortunately, mediocre in flavor. I will happily go there again but would make a meal of the Wicked Tuna appetizer and use that as the entree.

Tags: Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Scenic View
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

It was wonderful! Service was great. Wonderful view. Well worth the drive.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Scenic View, Bar Seating, Healthy, Waterfront, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Came for a late New Years Eve dinner. Seated relatively quickly (there was a waiting line but we did have reservations). Food and service were very good. Crab cakes, in particular, were terrific.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Unfortunately we were unable to eat at the chart house on New Year’s Eve. We reserved a table for 11:15, by 11:45 we were not seated, I understand that New Year’s eve is a busy day but why when I looked on OpenTable they still had open reservations available but were not able to seat us.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

fireworks were excellent. were doing it again next year

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year's Eve at this Annapolis location was outstanding, given it's waterfront view for the fireworks show. There's likely some history to the venue, as I can recognize it's old bones as a former boat house. We had a reservation, but still waited over twenty-five minutes to be seated. Our server was outstanding, attentive, and not pushy on the up-sell for apps or deserts (some servers can suggest with the right tone, but most don't even try). Generally, our food was good, but all over Maryland, the crab cakes are much better than the ones I got. Overall, we enjoyed our visit and the experience, but I think Chart House charges more than they deserve. I'm not a regular patron, and probably never will be.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Really rude hostess

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on January 1, 2018

NYE at the Chart House was an excellent experience. All 4 of us enjoyed our entrees, drinks and desserts! Service by Anisa was spot on. She made our evening even more enjoyable. Party hats, noisemakers, midnight champagne and fireworks too! We will be back next year!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

I asked for no sauce on my crabcakes and the server acted like that would not be a problem but when I got my meal there was sauce on the crabcakes. I feel that it is the servers job to look at what was ordered and what is being served to make sure it is correct. There also was other mishaps with other food in my party. I feel like we could have gotten the same service and food for much less at another restaurant.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

We always have our NYE Date at a Chart House. We were married in Laguna Beach and had our wedding reception at the Chart House in Dana Point, CA. We often go to Chart House restaurants when we travel. This year as usual the service and food was wonderful. We were disappointed with having to wait to be seated at our table until 8:30. Our reservation was for 8:00. The bar was very busy and the lobby seating was full with a busy walk in clientele. We were first told it would just be a couple minutes which was fine because we arrived five minutes early. I went to inquire about our seating at 8:15 and was then told it would anoth ten to fifteen minutes. We were finally seated at 8:30.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The food and service were very good and we enjoyed our dinner at the Charthouse.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Chart House in Annapolis never disappoints. We've eaten many times over the last 12 years and always leave more than satisfied with every aspect of our visit. The Maize Shrimp and Scallops is likely one of the best dishes I have ever eaten.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Romantic, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our waiter was really knowledgeable, and when they ran out of the wine I wanted, he was quick to suggest something similar and equally as delicious. The food was decent, but pricey--lava cake was definitely worth the $11.50.

Tags: Scenic View, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great time

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The Chart House was not my first choice! I tried to get a reservation at Carroll's Creek, but their reservations were filled. We were given a small table for 7 people. The table had a table cloth over it, so we did not see the condition of the table before we sat down. We realized as we sat down and were being served water that the table was wobbly and seriously sloping to one side. Apparently, this table was a 4 sided table with fold up sides to make it a round table. The fold-up sides were not stable and sloped down badly on one side. Therefore 4 customers had to be VERY careful when served beverages and plates filled with food, because you could easily wind up with your drinks and food in your lap. Fortunately, this did not happen. We mentioned the problem to the waiter and 'maitre d', and all they could say was, that a new table was on order and would be delivered at the end of the week. Our fare was $250.00, therefore we paid good money for inferior service and food. There were no apologies offered by anyone attached to the restaurant. I will NOT return to CHART HOUSE Annapolis.

Disappointed,

Dr. George A. Rounsaville

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

my wife ordered the filet mignon and it was cooked to perfection I on the other hand had the stuffed flounder and it was undercooked. we were a little rushed I think because it was new years eve and they had a lot of reservations. also very pricey for what you get.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Overlooks historic Annapolis Harbor with excellent food and service.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were seated at an awesome table but our server was never present. She took 15 mins to great us and then barely checked on us the entire dinner. Also when it was time for the check we waited a long time. We didn’t have any appetizers and dinner took 2.5 hours. That seemed ridiculous!

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

We have been dinning at the Chart House in Annapolis for over 40 years. It's not the same Chart House of years ago. Two years ago I ordered the sirloin and crab cake. The crab cakes are not Maryland style and have a relish on top that is not to my liking. The cake has a lot of filler/breading to it that kinda reminded my of a croquette. This year I order the crab cake again thinking I shouldn't judge from just one try. The cake was the same and I did not finish it. The sirloin was very good. Also my wife tried the Ahi Tuna dinner which was very good. My friends often eat from the happy hour menu and ordered the prime rib sliders. They really enjoy the sliders. As always the view was beautiful and the service was very good. Just don't get the crab cakes they will disappoint if you are from Maryland.

Tags: Waterfront
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

The service, ambiance, and food were absolutely amazing! My husband and I really enjoyed the entire experience and will definitely visit this restaurant again.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 29, 2017

It’s not what it used to be, but the food was very good. The service continues on its decline after the remodel. Apparently our waiter ran away before we saw him, but another appeared eventually and seemed eager to help. He was funny, and seemed like a genuinely nice guy, but it was obvious he was overwhelmed with the volume. We never heard the specials, which is disappointing for regular guests since we’ve had everything on the regular menu, weren’t even offered bread until after our food came and it was yet another waitress who offered that. Ali was amazing. She wasn’t our waitress, but she worked the floor like a champ and picked up the slack for the rest of the dining staff as much as she could. She gave us more attention than our actual waiter, asking if we would like bread when she noticed we didn’t have any, offering dessert while our waiter just brought the check. Again, great food and there’s hope in the service department (we’ll just ask for Ali next time).

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 (Seattle)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Bar service and drinks were excellent. Happy hour food was good. When seated in restaurant, seating was in dark corner. Food was over cooked and over priced for what was served. Only bright spot was our fabulous waiter who shared his life experience coming here from El Salvador. Will do happy hour here again, but definitely not dinner in the restaurant.

Tags: Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Went with another couple for Christmas dinner. Disappointed that they were out of the meal three of us wanted, but, overall, the food was very good. Nice place for Christmas dinner that wasn't a buffet (not my favorite thing).

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion, Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Outstanding service - excellent. Would highly recommend to others. Plan to return very soon.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Business Meals
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Went Xmas night. All tables were by reservations. 7 pm they were out of filets and rockfish with crab meat. Had chopped salads, too wet with vinaigrette and I ate some, wanted a fresher salad. Hubby had strip steak instead of filet it was grisly and tasty though, cooked fine. I had lemon crusted salmon, too much sea salt, scraped it off. Fingerling potatoes were hot but over cooked. So did not eat them. Salmon was good beside the salt bath. Wine was fine. Our server Lina made our meal. A bit disappointed in the food and if you offer a limited menu, please have enough steaks.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fun, Cozy, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our waiter Grant was very attentive despite the busy Christmas crush.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Still one of our favorite spots in Annapolis! The staff is amazing and made our Christmas dinner very memorable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Cozy, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our waiter Drew was outstanding!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Seated early for our reservation. Service and food was great! Didn't feel rushed and really enjoyed a great meal! Would definitely do it again!

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We have enjoyed Christmas dinner at the Chart House for the past two years. It has a rare rustic casual ambiance mixed with a unique elegance that makes dining a "special and delightful " experience.

Tags: Seasonal
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