Evolution Public House

4.7
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$30 and under
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Evolution Craft Brewing-Co.--Public House is an American Gastropub located in the heart of Salisbury, Maryland. Voted “Best Bar”, “Best Brewery”, “Best Farm to Table”, “Best Burgers” and “Best Chef”, by locals. EVO Public House is open daily serving lunch and dinner with brewery tours available on weekends. With a full menu of seasonal items and pub favorites, they have all your favorite eVo beers on tap. Great daily chalkboard specials and a featured ‘burger of the day’. Happy hour at the bar from 3-6 pm daily and all day on Sundays.
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.7
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4.4
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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic!

JC
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a valentines day dinner at EVO. We made a reservation on Open Table and was contacted both by EVO and Open Table for reminders. After being promptly seated upon arrival, our waiter was very attentive and helpful. Service was outstanding, and our food was superb. I've had really good meals there before, this was even better.

CY
Wilmington
9 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, I mean surprised at quality. This isn't just "bar food" but real high quality meal that I would go for dinner or lunch.
Beer is a huge additional to it all. Some great products and I wish would have brought my growlers to bring back with me. Next time I'm in town I will be going here for sure.

OT
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kaitlyn was Awesome.

TL
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We usually visit Evo to see and hear Ray Holiday perform; he was outstanding, as usual. Our waitress, Haley was awesome and the food was good. All in all—a delightful time. Thank you!

h
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Good beer. Great clam app. Near tasteless brisket sandwich. server hurried on follow ups. no refills offered on iced tea.

F
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Thanksgiving buffet had no roasted or fried white meat turkey, only fried dark. Sage & oyster stuffings were mushy. None of the food was hot. Poor dessert selection -bread pudding was atrocious but sweet potato pie was great..

OT
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great restaurant, we’ve eaten here a few times when visiting step daughter at Salisbury U. We’ve enjoyed it every time! Good food, good drinks, nice place!

OT
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server approached quickly and took order. Was not overbearing in asking what we wanted. Charcuterie board was good. Drinks were good but a little overpriced.

OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful per usual!

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CR
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Beer was good, as expected. Food was the definition of mediocrity. This wouldn't be so bad, except that the menu and server's description seriously oversold it. My palette was not expecting a thin, salty burger on a bun that tasted like a wet sponge. Or a chilly that tasted more like a too-sweet tomato soup. The Brussels sprouts were good, though.

BM
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always make time for EVO when we are in Salisbury. The food is great, never had a bad dish from the kitchen. The beers are wonderful, and worth the stop. Service is excellent as well. If you are in town, you need to stop at EVO Public House.

F
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Sat outside on a beautiful night. High top table; chairs were uncomfortable. Food delicious and the service was great!

JM
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, beer and service. Eclectic menu. Something for everyone.

c
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food, esp. shrimp & steak salads & burger of the day! Beer was not as good as bottled beer, so a little disappointed.

SC
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic beer, food and service! Big shout out to Lindsay, who was very quick and accommodating without missing a beat! Wish we had longer to stay and enjoy some more of the craft brews!

N
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my boyfriend's and I 4th visit. Usually the hostess are not too welcoming to my boyfriend and I, but this time the hostess working was very welcoming. I am not sure if she was new or experienced. She had long blonde hair and light blue/green eyes. The wait staff has always been welcoming, helpful, and friendly. The food is always great. Those two factors alone have always kept us coming back. This visit was great as well. We actually came this day to celebrate my boyfriends birthday. I informed the staff it was his birthday, but I guess you do not get anything special for birthdays (i.e cupcake, song, or discount). That was fine with us. We just wanted good food, a clean place to eat, and to be served like we belong there. We got just that. Thank you. Great place to eat anytime. Will be back in the future.

A
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The lump crab cake was filled with sweet crabmeat, and the peanut butter chocolate cake was amazing! Our waitress was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. The atmosphere had an industrial feel while still being warm and inviting. This was an awesome find on our trip from MA to the Outer Banks!

KK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to spend time with friends and family. The waitresses are great, food was superb

L
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We drove from Ocean City to Salisbury as our previous meals at evo public house were positive.

We enjoyed our meal of steak and handhelds (burgers, briskets, chicken). All were seasoned well and tasty. And the spirits and beer added to our experience. We will be back as we really enjoyed our time and meal at evo public house.

TM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Food choices are too limited for dinner when trying to make lots of people happy.

OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Evo!

LB
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very nice but the bathrooms have awful lighting.
I would visit more often if the Happy Hour prices would last a little longer.

TD
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always enjoy our dinners here. Great food and great drinks. Prices are on the higher side but it's consistently one of the best in town.

OT
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good food and all day happy hour at the bar on Mondays.

CL
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Local ingredients. Awesome selection of beverages. Even better hospitality given the time of night

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service

GM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, Beer and service were all excellent

JW
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Had a reservation at 2:15 and was sat at our booth and waited for 15 minutes for someone to take our order,we didn't even get any water,there was 5 tables in the restaurant area and about the same outside and the bar area wasn't that busy either and as we were walking out the hostess seen us and never said a word to us. On my birthday as well. Not too sure if will be back.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal - enjoyed the shrimp Cobb salad!

OT
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience1

One star is for how amazing the pretzel sampler was. Great tasting and well priced. Everything else including the service was mediocre at best.

C
Orlando
9 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a brewery so there’s a wonderful selection of beer! Food is excellent! We prefer the bar side vs the dining room!

M
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was fabulous and reasonably priced

SW
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience5

I would only recommend the food and beer. It was great! The tuna poke was the best I've had. My family got burgers and they were equally good. It's a shame the service was really bad. When I paid, our waitress didn't bother to give me my change, just the bills when I paid cash. Sounds petty, but when service is so bad the least you can do is not be lazy and give me correct change.

MT
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Reserved through Open Table for lunch. Arrived a little early and didn’t mind having to wait for our reserved table. However, we were seated four minutes before our reservation time in the overflow room. The dining area was empty except for three tables. But, we were taken through that room to the barrel room (overflow). Midway through our meal we received a call from the restaurant saying we were late for our reservation! We told the person on the phone that we were already seated in the restaurant and were eating. No apology was given by the person on the phone, just an excuse about lack of communication. No manager came by the table to apologize for the reservation mess up. We received an email later in the day from Open Table staying we missed our reservation! Food was okay. Not particularly special. My spouse and I agreed we should have gone to another restaurant. Eating out is not only about the food. It is, also, about the experience.

OT
Richmond
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect!

f
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We had a reservation and were seated promptly. The server didn’t show for about 5 minutes and took our drink order. I ordered water with my flight but it never came. We ordered an appetizer and our main courses. The pretzel appetizer was tasty. When our entrees arrives one was wrong. We had ordered the fresh veggies with the entree but it came with fries. When we pointed it out he server took the entire entree back and in about 5 minutes returned with the veggies on it. She should have left it originally and brought out the veggies instead.

I had hoped for a better experience.

OT
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great server. Food was delicious. Place was quiet for a Sunday morning brunch.

TS
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious dinner!! Awesome beer!! We enjoyed the evening very much!!