Sam's on the Waterfront

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1056 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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“Well worth the trip” is what the Washington Post say about Sam’s on the Waterfront. Tucked away in the middle of Chesapeake Harbour, Sam’s is a true visual & culinary experience. Built in 1986 & designed after the historic Spider Leg Screwpile lighthouses, this uniquely crafted building on the water provides the most elegant & stylish of settings. Executive Chef, Brendan Odea, will tailor your meal to meet any of your specific requirements. Staff will make sure that all your expectations are met. Dine inside or outside at our dockbar. Sam’s is dedicated to providing the most fresh, creative, local dining experience possible! Sam’s has a remarkable modern American cuisine w/ regional influences. Menus change seasonally w/ weekly special & many gluten free options. Winner of Wine Spectators & Wine Enthusiast "Award of Excellent" & Zagat's "Best Bet Award" & Voted best Burger in Annapolis 2 yrs in a row! Sam's offers the best live Musi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Contemporary American, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Sun 10:30 am–3:30 pm
Tue–Sat 11:30 am–4:00 pm
Tue–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(410) 263-3600
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Brendan Odea
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Private party facilities
Sam's on the Waterfront can help plan or execute any private party which you can imagine. Inside or out, let us make your next event unforgettable. We also provide off site catering for all of your special events needs. Call us at 410-263-3600 for all of your special occasions.
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Private party contact
Andrew Parks: (410) 263-3600
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It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the highly acclaimed “Sam's on the Waterfront”. You are very important to us & catering your next special event is our number one concern. As you enter, you step into a World of hip elegance and quiet charm; all tastefully appointed for your special occasion. Our staff is ready and able to cater to your every desire. We offer on and off-Premise catering with both Butler Service or a Plated Affair. With a catering menu of over 30 pages we can create any event you may be dreaming of. We do on and off premise catering.
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Cross street
Edgewood Road
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Parking details
Avoid the stress of Downtown parking, Sam's on the Waterfront offers Plenty of Free parking in our own private lot. We will pay for any ticket you receive while dining at our restaurant!You can also come by boat and get free docking while dining with us at our Dock Bar or in Chesapeake Harbour Marina. 410-268-1969
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Offering the best local & live Acoustic entertainment every Friday & Saturday Nights starting at 7:00pm. Sam's also offers great local acoustic music Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights outside at Proud Mary's Dock Bar which is open seasonally (May through Mid October).
Cooking classes offered monthly. Small craft whiskey dinner as well as scotch and wine dinners offered throughout the year!
New Years Eve Extravaganza and a variety of fun entertaining events all year long!
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine