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The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain - Permanently Closed

4.5
4.5
1232 Reviews
$31 to $50
Southern

The Comus Inn is the perfect choice for a relaxing afternoon or evening out with family or friends. The restaurant is a rehabilitated historical property with a stunning view of Sugarloaf Mountain. The Comus Inn utilizes the freshest ingredients from local produce and cheeses, hormone free beef and sustainable seafood to provide a dining experience to suit your taste and appetite. Food is prepared to order with artful presentations that appeal to both the palate and the eye.

Our goal is to provide our customers with a superior dining experience from the moment they enter until their departure. We promise to greet you quickly, sincerely and elegantly, serve you with highly trained staff and most of all serve dishes that are high quality, cutting edge and the best value.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

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Menu

Soup and Salads

  • Maryland Crab Soup

    • Cup$7.00
    • Bowls$8.50
  • Soup Du Jour

    • Cup$6.00
    • Bowls$7.00

Cold

  • Citrus and Goat Cheese Salad$10.00

    Mixed Greens, Country Ham Croutons, Beets, and Ginger Sorghum Vinaigrette

    • Caesar Salad$10.00

      Garlic Butter Crouton, Shaved Parmesan

      • Grilled Greek Salad with Chicken Breast$16.00

        Chicken Marinated in White Wine, Grilled Artisan Romaine Lettuce Wedges, Feta Cheese, Olives, Tomatoes, Red Onions, Croutons and House Made Greek Vinaigrette

        • Raw Oysters

          Served with Cocktail and Mignonette Sauce

          • 1/2 Dozen$13.00
          • Full Dozen$24.00

        Snacks

        • Crab Hush Puppies$9.00

          Assorted Dipping Sauces

          • Mason Jar of House Made Pickled Vegetables$4.00

            • Artisan Cheese Board$14.00

              Chefs Selection of artisan Cheese, House Made Pimento Cheese Spread, Seasonal Preserves

              • Smoked Black Eye Pea Hummus$7.00

                Cherry and Pepper Chow Chow, Grilled Flat Bread and Crudites

                • Honey and Black Pepper Goat Cheese Flatbread$12.00

                  Caramelized Onions, Balsamic roasted Grapes, Country Ham and Fresh Arugula

                  • Deviled Egg Plate$7.00

                    Assortment of Eggs with Cherry Pepper Chow Chow and Candied Hickory Bacon

                    • House Made Old Bay Potato Chips$5.00

                      Lunch

                      • The Comus Inn Burger$14.00

                        Hand Formed ½ Pound Burger on a Rustic Roll, Cheddar Cheese, Hickory Bacon, Onion Marmalade, Lettuce, Tomato, Onion and House Cut Fries

                        • Maryland Style Crab Cake$19.00

                          5 oz. Maryland Style Crab Cake with Seasonal Vegetables and Black Eye Pea Succotash, finished with Old Bay Lemon Beurre Blanc

                          • Fried Green Tomato B.L.T.$14.00

                            Hickory Smoked Bacon, Jalapeno Cornbread Toast, Basil Lime Mayo, and House Cut Fries

                            • Muffuletta Sandwich$14.00

                              A New Orleans favorite with Smoked Provolone Cheese, Ham, Mortadella, Salami and Pickled Vegetable and Olive Salad, with Old Bay Chips

                              • Shrimp and Andouille Gumbo$18.00

                                with Louisiana Rice

                                • Sweet Potato and Black Eye Pea Burger$14.00

                                  Lettuce, Tomato, and Onion Marmalade, with House Cut Fries (Contains Nuts)

                                  • Maryland Style Fish Tacos$16.00

                                    Two Soft Flour Tortillas with Old Bay Blackened Chesapeake Catfish, Pickled Slaw, Lump Crab and Sweet Corn Relish, Cilantro Citrus Cream, and House Cut Fries

                                    • Bistro Steak$19.00

                                      Onion Marmalade and Bordelaise Sauce, Whipped Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetable

                                      Drink List

                                      All Special Drinks $12

                                        Southern Cocktails

                                        • Strawberry Rhubarb Spritz

                                          Aperol, House Made Strawberry/Rhubarb Puree, Champagne

                                          • Southern Belle Champagne Cocktail

                                            Amaretto, Apricot Brandy, Champagne

                                            • Louisville Pre-Prohibition Cocktail

                                              Old Forester Bourbon, Cointreau Liquor, Peychaud's Bitters, Angostura Bitters, Champagne

                                              • Antebellum Julep

                                                Mint Leaves, Sorghum Syrup, Brandy, Jamaica Rum

                                                Mojitos

                                                • The Original

                                                  3 parts Bacardi superior/1 part fresh lime juice/1 part simple syrup/1 part sprite/fresh mint

                                                  • Passion Fruit Mojito

                                                    3 parts passion fruit parrot bay rum/1 part fresh lime juice/1 part simple syrup/1 part sprite/fresh mint

                                                    • Mango Mojito

                                                      3 parts mango parrot bay rum/1 part fresh lime juice/1 part simple syrup/1 part sprite/fresh mint

                                                      • Citron Mojito

                                                        3 parts Absolut citron vodka/1/2 part fresh lime juice/1 part fresh lemon juice/1 part club soda/fresh Mint

                                                        Martinis

                                                        • The Berry Martini

                                                          2 parts Absolut raspberry/1 part Chambord/1 part pineapple/1 part cranberry

                                                          • Mango Cooler

                                                            2 parts Absolut mango/1 part peach schnapps /1 part oj/1 part club soda

                                                            • Perfect Cosmopolitan

                                                              2 oz. vodka/1 oz. cranberry juice/1 oz. lime juice/dash of cointreau/lemon twist

                                                              • La Famiglia Citrus

                                                                1 part Absolut citron/1 part Absolut mandarin/1 part Absolut ruby red/2 parts simple syrup

                                                                Sangria

                                                                • Pitcher Sangria

                                                                  • 32 oz$32.00

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                                                                What 1,232 people are saying

                                                                Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                4.5
                                                                4.5 based on recent ratings
                                                                • 4.5Food
                                                                • 4.4Service
                                                                • 4.7Ambience
                                                                • 4.3Value

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                                                                88% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                1. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  5 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  5 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 28, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  A hidden gem in our area. I discovered by accident. Totally amazing place and highly recommend this place. Cannot wait to go in the spring and summer to see the sunset with Sugarloaf Mountain in the background. The chef prepares the best food I have had in a very long time!!!! if not ever!

                                                                2. SR

                                                                  SarahR

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on December 21, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  This was by far the best dinner I have had this year. The service was prompt and detail to attention was superb. Appetizers, dinner and dessert were all home made and fabulous. The Inn is a little out of the way but definitely worth the drive.

                                                                3. DT

                                                                  DavidT

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on December 21, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  No complaints here. Comus Inn is first class all the way, the way things should be! Keep up the good work.

                                                                4. BZ

                                                                  BobZ

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 15, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Great spot for brunch. Food is terrific and view is wonderful. Highly recommended.

                                                                5. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 15, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Always wonderful

                                                                6. JG

                                                                  JGnDC

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 14, 2019

                                                                  overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                  Quaint environs but the food and service are just average. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here.

                                                                7. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 8, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  The Comus Inn is a hidden Gem!!!!! Everything was absolutely OUTSTANDING!!!!!!! We were there for Sunday Brunch. Our party of 7, was seated at a Wonderful Table with a view of the Sugarloaf Mountains that would take your breath away!!! I would give this 10 Stars if I could. This is my new Sunday Brunch place for sure! Definitely going back.

                                                                8. CM

                                                                  CalinMD

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  24 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  24 reviews

                                                                  Dined on December 1, 2019

                                                                  overall4food5service2ambience5

                                                                  The view of Sugarloaf Mountain from the dining room window is beautiful, and it's an ideal Sunday brunch spot. Their spicy Bloody Mary is one of the best. The banana bread and beignets are superb. Our family loves their eggs benedict. But make sure you schedule a very large chunk of time for your meal. The past two times, we were there for almost two hours. Yes, you should relax and enjoy your time and conversation with fellow diners, but the lack of servers checking in on us made us feel that the service was just slow. There were no spoons on our table and no servers to request them from when needed, so we had to reach over to the empty table next to us and help ourselves. We will go back and hope for a little faster service next time.

                                                                9. SW

                                                                  SheelaW

                                                                  Baltimore

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 29, 2019

                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                  We love this place. We bring friends and family when in town.

                                                                10. BE

                                                                  BrdE

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 28, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Very helpful with elder guest; walked down ramp to rear entrance. Accommodating and patient to reserved table. All in all very pleasant time.

                                                                11. RA

                                                                  RABB

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 28, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                  We did the Thanksgiving dinner buffet and all the food was great but the turkey was excellent; best I've ever had. I would do it again.

                                                                12. WC

                                                                  WCJJR

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 28, 2019

                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                  We truly enjoyed the Thanksgiving buffet on Nov. 28, 2019! Food selection was good, and it all was cooked well and tasted very good. The prime rib was excellent as was the stuffing, root veggies, ham, and sweet potatoes! We were slightly disappointed that there were no pumpkin waffles as their online menu mentioned. Maybe we didn’t see them, but they were not evident to the eye. The staff was excellent. The young women who waited on us were extremely pleasant, talkative and very poised. They were very attentive, and not overly so as with a majority of other restaurants, etc. One disappointment was the cost of my Bloody mary. $10! Rather steep I must say. $7.50 would be reasonable during this “event”. It was the reason I only gave some categories “very good"Price for the Buffet was proper.

                                                                13. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  6 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 24, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  It was lovely!

                                                                14. BG

                                                                  BethG

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 17, 2019

                                                                  overall3food3service4ambience4

                                                                  Beautiful location. Food was good. Nice country drive. A good place to get away from a hectic lifestyle.

                                                                15. TT

                                                                  ThomasTheRealtor

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 16, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Our food was absolutely to die for. My wife and I celebrated our three year wedding anniversary and it could not have been better. We watched the sunset beyond the mountains, enjoy great food, and awesome service. We shared the Crab Hush Puppies which were amazing! My wife had the NY Strip, which was cooked to perfection and absolutely melted in your mouth. The whipped mashed potatoes were quiet amazing as well. I had the Crab Cake with the roasted corn succotash, and it was awesome. The crab cake was perfect, very little filler, and the succotash complimented the dish very well.We declined dessert because we were so full, but cant wait to come back and try other menu items!

                                                                16. DC

                                                                  DCMom

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 16, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Perfect place for lunch before a hike at Sugarloaf Mountain.

                                                                17. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 10, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Great food

                                                                18. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 3, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  The Comus Inn is our special dining location and the location of our wedding 3 years ago. I cannot say enough good things.

                                                                19. IP

                                                                  InderP

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on November 2, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Took my family first time to this restaurant and we had a great experience. Really friendly atmosphere, excellent view of mountains and greenery that add to the dining experience. Great food with a friendly service. Will definitely visit this place again.

                                                                20. WF

                                                                  WilliamF

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  11 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  11 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 2, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                  A beautiful fall day with a warm welcome from Jessie set the tone for a wonderful late lunch at the Comus Inn. One improvement would have been our waitress telling us (and other guests) of the day’s specials as well as offering a salad instead of fries with a lunch dish. Other than that relatively minor detail, it was wonderful and we’ll be back.

                                                                21. L

                                                                  Ladylunch

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on November 1, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  The food and service was impeccable. Loved the hot toddy!

                                                                22. N

                                                                  Norm

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  2.0

                                                                  16 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 25, 2019

                                                                  overall2food2service2ambience4

                                                                  We had been to Comus Inn several times in the past and decided to celebrate our daughter's birthday there. We noted this when we made the reservation. The meal our daughter got was poor, smothered in capers. She mentioned to a staff member and he said capers were expensive (!) and so when you go to an expensive restaurant you should expect to get more of them!!! This is absolute rot. Also this person made a big deal out of opening our wine and pouring the first glass, then we never saw him again. I got up and refilled glasses as needed. Service was very slow, even though the place as not at all crowded. Not up to the usual Comus Inn standard.

                                                                23. JD

                                                                  JimmyD

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  4 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 20, 2019

                                                                  overall4food4service3ambience5

                                                                  The food was excellent. The wait staff appeared to be short handed; we had long waits for service through the meal and to get the bill. The country ambience was wonderful, a nice view out the windows to fields and trees.

                                                                24. A

                                                                  Angel7

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on October 19, 2019

                                                                  overall3food4service3ambience2

                                                                  I was actually looking forward to dinner at th Comus Inn. I had not had dinner there and there in a very long time and had fond memories. However I’m afraid my expectations were not met. Although the food was good, I felt the little touches were missing. Although I don’t expect to be served bread before dinner it is a nice touch. Having my water glass refilled at least once would have been nice. And if you are going to ask me when I book a reservation if this is a special occasion and I reply “ Birthday “. It might be nice to at least give the Birthday individual at least a cookie. Even if we decided not to have desert. At least they said “Happy Birthday “.

                                                                25. WT

                                                                  WellTraveledFoodie

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  51 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  51 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 19, 2019

                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                  Beautiful setting. Very polite and attentive service. Everyone truly cares about the dining experience which is so nice to experience. The atmosphere is lovely and relaxing. The food was very good too. The mixologist bartender is very invested in delivering his very best. A lovely dining experience overall. Will definitely go again!

                                                                26. JK

                                                                  JohnK

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on October 18, 2019

                                                                  overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                  We were hoping they would recognize birthday we came to celebrate. The young waitress brought us wrong icecream for the app strudel. Meals were tasty.

                                                                27. S

                                                                  Salima

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  2.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on October 13, 2019

                                                                  overall2food2service2ambience3

                                                                  the service was lousy, the food tasteless, We where not happy at all.

                                                                28. SA

                                                                  StevenA

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  28 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  28 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 12, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Food was delicious. Nice selection of usual and unusual dishes. Don’t miss the hush puppies. Can’t beat the view. Come before sundown. One disappointment, my JWB was very dilute and maybe not Johnny Walker at all.

                                                                29. JC

                                                                  JaneC

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on October 11, 2019

                                                                  overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                  We only visit this restaurant on special occasions such as our 39th anniversary this year. It is always a wonderful experience! We had the crab cakes this time and they were delicious. Nothing is really exotic, just well-prepared American fare. I only gave "value" 4 stars because it is very expensive for this area.

                                                                30. M

                                                                  Mary

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  27 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  27 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 6, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                  Sunday Brunch. The beignets !!

                                                                31. MC

                                                                  MarianC

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  2 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 5, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Can't wait to go back. Food was excellent, service was outstanding. A very nice place for a special occasion.

                                                                32. T

                                                                  Tony

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on October 5, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Jesse, the host, and the servers are always superb. Treat you like family!

                                                                33. FD

                                                                  1FamilyDiner

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  10 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  5.0

                                                                  10 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 29, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  Another outstanding Sunday dinner at the Comus Inn. We continue to love this place for its food, ambience, and atmosphere.

                                                                34. f

                                                                  flyingkungfupanda

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  vip
                                                                  4.0

                                                                  7 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 28, 2019

                                                                  overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                  Beautiful location - the restaurant has sugarloaf mountains as its view. Try and sit on the window facing tables - the restaurant is like a corridor - thin and long with only 2 columns of tables. The maître d' is very warm and welcoming - my son was on crutches when we walked in and he took special care to show concern. Very soft spoken too. Service was great and so was the food.

                                                                35. j

                                                                  jennyc

                                                                  Baltimore

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  4.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 21, 2019

                                                                  overall4food4service3ambience5

                                                                  This was our first visit. The trout and salmon and their sides were excellent. I gave the food 4 stars because my salmon was lukewarm. The service for our table was slow from beginning to end; we noted that the other servers were on the ball.

                                                                36. C

                                                                  Cigarsandscotch

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  17 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 15, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  As usual everything was top shelf. From the moment you are warmly greeted at the door, til a handshake and thank you when leaving. Service is impeccable every time we come and the food is always great. It’s always fun to see what’s new and exciting on the menu. Food always exceeds our expectations in both quality and done to perfection. Will be back! Thanks

                                                                37. OT

                                                                  OpenTable Diner

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  3.0

                                                                  1 review

                                                                  Dined on September 14, 2019

                                                                  overall3food3service3ambience5

                                                                  I wasn't crazy about our server. There were two of us in my party and she only brought us each a roll. I had to ask if they offer rolls at this restaurant. Most of the time, the server will automatically bring them to you if the restaurant offers them. I had to ask another server if we could have more rolls. She said they only bring one each in order for them to be warm. I asked if I got the green beans and I didn't like them could I get something else. She said no that they are made to order. I just thought that was strange. The portions are small too. I think the best part was the ambience.

                                                                38. JG

                                                                  JimG

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  3 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 8, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                  One of our favorite restaurants for a ladies brunch. Food is always good. Interesting seas o mal alcoholic drink choices are available.

                                                                39. m

                                                                  mactina

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  23 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  23 reviews

                                                                  Dined on September 6, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  As always perfect!

                                                                40. F

                                                                  williamF

                                                                  Washington DC

                                                                  5 reviews

                                                                  5.0

                                                                  5 reviews

                                                                  Dined on August 25, 2019

                                                                  overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                  We come frequently. Always a wonderful, welcoming experience.

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                                                                The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain - Permanently Closed is rated 4.5 stars by 1232 OpenTable diners

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