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About Iron Bridge Wine Company - Columbia

Top notch restaurant and wine bar featuring a 35+ wine-by-the-glass offering, wine tasting flights, a full service restaurant highlighting small plate entrees, as well as a boutique retail wine shop that boasts an unusual collection of wines from around the world. Purchase a bottle to drink with dinner and pay just $10 over retail cost! A full bar with signature cocktails using house made infusions and bottled beers are also available.

10435 State Route 108
also known as Clarksville Pike
Columbia, MD 21044
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: Brunch 12:00 noon - 3:30pm Dinner 4:30 - 9:00 pm

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(410) 997-3456

Website:
http://www.ironbridgewines.com/

Entertainment:
We conduct casual wine tastings on select Monday evenings from 6:00-7:00.

Parking Details:
Private, safe, lighted parking lot is available. On busy evenings the lot does get fairly full, so carpooling is recommended.

Executive Chef:
Tyler Skinner

Private Party Facilities:
Private Party availability changes with day and time requested. For more information please contact Lindsay Avery at 410.997.3456

Private Party Contact:
Lindsay Avery: (410) 997-3456

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Iron Bridge Wine Company - Columbia Ratings and Reviews

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Notable Wine List (79)
Good for a Date (65)
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Good for Anniversaries (61)
Creative Cuisine (47)
Romantic (46)
Fit for Foodies (43)
Cozy (41)
Neighborhood Gem (40)
Good for Birthdays (39)
Local Ingredients (39)
Worth the Drive (33)
Bar Seating (26)
Great for Lunch (20)
Fun (20)
Casual (19)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Tasting Menu (19)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Healthy (13)
Business Meals (12)
Authentic (11)
Gluten Free Options (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Seasonal (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Late-night Find (7)
People Watching (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Tapas (7)
Organic (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Disabled Access (3)
Great Beer (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

One of my favorite restaurants. I highly recommend it. I do suggest making reservations early if you decide to go for dinner on their busiest days during the week and on holidays. Not many tables, so seating is limited.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

AWESOME.., my husband and I eat here at least twice a month so we know the people and food well. However our meal today was extra special ... special "the bass" was over the top .. the sauce made me pause after my first bite ..., and the pork belly was great as always

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food. The hanger steak is perfect. The plantain gnocchi with short rib ragu was fancy comfort food. This makes two weeks in a row for us. Might be our new favorite cozy spot.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

The appetizer (grilled Brie), the bread was burnt and generally the selection lacked flavor. My entree, flank steak was also burnt and extremely chewy. It had been a while since I have been to this establishment and I was really looking forward to the food. Overall underwhelming.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentine’s Day. The price was outrageous but everything was great. I wouldn’t do it again because of the price and the price alone. Service, food, ambiance, etc were all excellent.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

We had a wonderful 4-course Valentines Day meal. The special menu had nice offerings for each course. Our selections were beautifully prepared. The service was attentive and the meal was nicely paced.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Great place , great food . Great people !!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentine's Day lunch was very enjoyable and service was excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (Charleston)·Dined 7 days ago

We love Iron Bridge Wine Company and eat there several times a year with wonderful meals. The service and the food quality is always really great! But for some reason this past week, we got there at 7:55 for our 8pm reservation but we're told our table wasn't ready ans we could go to the bar to wait if we wanted to. We stood there for a while because we wanted our wine with our meal, not necessarily beforehand, but then ended up going to the bar and it ended up being over a 35 minute wait to get our table.

We couldn't figure out what took so long because there were some open tables when we got there and other people were seated before us. Then we were seated it was at a table for 4 but my reservation was only for 2, I double checked. I'm not sure what the wait was for so long or why we were seated at a bigger table when there were other tables for two open. Anyway it was just disappointing since we've had so many amazing experiences there and always loved the place. We will definitely be back but hopefully will not have to wait so long next time.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 7 days ago

Delicious food, informed & attentive staff. Great date night!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 12, 2018

The food is always very good. The service is generally good, but the last 2 times I visited, my wife and I had to wait an exceptionally long time for the entrees, with one steak coming out cold. Generally a great date spot, but kind of ruins the date when you have to talk about how long the food is taking. Hoping this isn’t the new service norm...

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 12, 2018

The service was excellent and my filet mignon was “melt in your mouth” cooked to perfection. A wide variety of wines is offered; our server recommended a Cabernet that was bold and full of flavor. Really enjoyed it. The sorbet selection for was delicious and so refreshing. The card signed by all the restaurant staff and complimentary chocolate lava cake were a nice surprise for my birthday.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We made reservations for a Sunday. The price could not be better we got an app., main and a dessert for $40. Our server, Matt, was outstanding. Everything was delicious, our favorites were the steak tartar and the lamb. The desserts were out of this world-the s'more and the creme burlee were perfect with our madeira .
Our only regret is that it over a hour from our home.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Nice meal with new friends we met traveling . Dan did a very nice job as our server.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The lamb was very fatty and there was some sort of undercooked pasta served underneath it. For a “house special”, it wasn’t very special. The Brussel sprouts were fantastic.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My 5 siblings and I celebrated my Dads 89th birthday here on Saturday. Outstanding on all levels!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The food was solid, the service was friendly, and loved the ambiance. This is definitely a place I would go for special occasions even with the casual dress code and not a weekly dinner date restaurant.

The food was good but nothing seemed to be a home run.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 9, 2018

My wife and I came to Iron Bridge to have an early Valentine's Day celebration. We were very excited to try the restaurant based on its reputation. Boy, were we disappointed!
We were a bit surprised by the lackluster performance of our waitress. She was pleasant enough, but had no energy and seemed to just be going through the motions. When she disappeared for 10+ minutes, we had to flag down another server to order drinks.
The food was the biggest disappointment of all. I ordered steak tartare with foie gras. The steak was cut into large chunks and was completely unseasoned. The foie gras was basically a semi-cold, dense hockey puck of liver. A crispy cheese cracker placed on top was so salty, it completely overwhelmed the rest of the dish. Overall, it was just a poorly executed plate of food. My wife ordered rabbit roulade as a first course. The roulades were wrapped in bacon, and unfortunately, that’s all you could taste. Being a mild meat, the rabbit was completely overwhelmed. They might as well have just served us a plate of bacon.
I ordered the halibut special for dinner, and my wife ordered a flank steak with yucca fries and root vegetables. My fish was completely overcooked and dry, and the sauce it was resting on was so salty that it was unappetizing. Paying $32 for a piece of dried out fish in ridiculous. Fortunately, my wife’s steak was cooked as she ordered it, but the sauce was over seasoned, and she literally could not cut through the yucca fries, even with her steak knife!
The servers did make excellent wine recommendations, and the cocktails we started with were great. We ordered a crème brulee with chocolate ganache for dessert, and we enjoyed that.
Overall, our experience at Iron Bridge was very disappointing, especially considering the amount we paid for dinner and their great reputation. We feel that we will not return unless there are big improvements made in the kitchen.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Iron bridge is a great place for lunch. If you order the quiche or the omelette, it comes with salad and fruit so it’s a complete meal. If you order the 2 for 20, you can get an appetizer for the table - we had fabulous Brussels sprouts - as well as an entree. At lunch, it’s usually quieter. We were in the room to the right as you enter, which has a noise level that is in the ear plug range when there is a big table in the middle, but it was all small tables and therefore it was easy to have a conversation. Everyone had a lovely meal and we were able to talk to each other, plus the wines of the month looked great and we snagged a cote de Rhône we loved for $11. As long as there isn’t a big raucous party at the long table in the room on the right, it’s all good.

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vip
 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Best wine list in the area .........Always a great experience at the Bridge !

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 7, 2018

I love this place. The food is always terrific and the service is great. Highly recommend.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Birthday celebration

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Iron Bridge never fails to impress! I'm always happy when I can ask for something "medium rare" and get it properly cooked!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Iron Bridge has been a favorite spot of mine but this trip was a little less satisfying. Our server was a little to happy and had to be reminded to bring us our second drinks. My husband did not think his ribeye was that good though my chioppino was quite tasty. Would have liked more variation in the menu.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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 (Richmond)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Another a delightful dinner! The muscles were really flavorful and good size. Just love this place.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 6, 2018

We have been here 3 times and each time it has been really good food, nice wine selection and great service!

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 4, 2018

The food was excellent, as usual. Unfortunately, services fe was slow and spotty.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

It was our 2nd visit. Food was good but our dinner took forever and mine was not cooked properly. They gave us a complimentary dessert but after sitting for 30 minutes waiting for our entrees we were a bit disappointed.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I brought some friends to Iron Bridge because it is one of my 2 favorite restaurants, period. Fortunately or unfortunately it was still restaurant week-the good news is we got delicious food at a great price. Bad news is we sat down at 7:15pm and did not get out of there until 10:22pm! Absolutely delicious starter: calamari and salad: watercress apple & walnuts arrived promptly. Dinner-bad choice on my part: plantain gnocchi (too mushy no texture though the braised beef was good)-took over an hour! Ouch. Manager did give us gift certificates to use should we return.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Tapas, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

You would of got 5 stars but you need a better entrance way.....you are cold waiting and there is no where to really wait for table
Coat rack is a joke and bathroom was dirty
Wine was way overpriced

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The burger and soup were good. The hanger steak salad and hanger and fries were not good. The steak was tough. Mine was supposed to be medium but was rare. All of our meals were cold. They seem to be understaffed. We have been going here for years and this is our first bad experience. I hope the change in management is not causing things to start slipping.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 3, 2018

always love coming here. had great service, fresh food and a relaxing time in a romantic setting with great ambiance.

Tags: Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Unfortunately, the particular waiter lack in responsiveness detracted from the experience. Other tables had much more attentive wait staff that delivered the same items in a timely manner. The ambiance of this little place was casually sophisticated. We will definitely give it another chance.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We were there with a group of 10 to celebrate my wife’s birthday, which happened to coincide with Resraurant Week locally. Unlike other participating restaurants which were only offering a pre-fixe menu, Iron Bridge opened their entire menu for a set price including a “Starter”, an entree, and a dessert for a set price. Iron Bridge is known for their wine selection, and everyone in our group enjoyed their meals. The service was impeccable. We had a very enjoyable evening, but this is not a restaurant for the budget conscious, even during Restaurant Week.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We love Iron Bridge and it's our first choice every single time we have a special occasion. The Red Drum was AMAZING, the flavors were so complicated yet fit together so well. The rib eye was very well cooked. If i had to pick my least favorite, it would have been the tiger shrimp.

Tags: Healthy, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Cozy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 1, 2018

always love coming here. great fresh american food, great wines and great ambiance in a cozy setting.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 31, 2018

The service and the food was once again FABULOUS!
Our host, Casey was on point, knew every aspect of the menu made excellent suggestions, the service by everyone was AWESOME. Definitely a great dining experience, we will be back! Can’t say enough about the great staff there!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Decided to splurge and treat my family to a special birthday meal at the Iron Bridge. We got there early to avoid restaurant week crowds. We were the only guests in the entire restaurant, and somehow the hostess sat us in the back room (which normally is lovely) directly in front of the kitchen door, and right next to a group of 6 men (including the owner) that were just starting a business meeting. The normal ambiance and charm was gone, as we could not hear each other over the guys meeting. They were not being overly loud, but why in the world seat us next to a group of 6 just starting a meeting when we were the only guests in the restaurant. Food was amazing, but our special splurge did not feel so special anymore. Service and food were great, but the special occasion was lost in the noise.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 30, 2018

We've been to Iron Bridge many times over the years. Previously, it seemed that the portions were getting smaller and smaller. But, in more recent visits we have not gone home hungry. We had a reservations, but since we arrived early, we opted to sit at the bar for dinner instead. The bartender was extremely knowledgeable about the wine choices and directed us to a bottle that we had not had before. It was as good as he promised. The food was equally delicious (hanger steak, airline chicken and mahi for our group). And, the creme brulee was a perfect end to the meal. Thanks, Iron Bridge, to being here for us in Howard County!

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fun, Romantic, Tapas
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Nice atmosphere, service excellent and good wine selection - food meh! Sauces too sweet (on roasted brussel sprouts and mahi mahi dinner special) and Delmonico steak good but not outstanding. Desserts - creme brulee OK but with thick sludgy chocolate ganache on bottom and banana walnut sticky pudding very heavy and bland. Almost like a chain restaurant - huge platter of fried calamari enough for 4 people served to the table next to us as an appetizer. Not exactly fine dining.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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