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Sitting On the Foundation of An Old Oyster Shucking House…

The Narrows Restaurant welcomes you to water front dining in a casual atmosphere.

The Narrows Restaurant brings the Eastern Shore’s unique sights and sounds to each of its guests. Traditional oyster, clam and crab workboats ply the waters of Kent Narrows daily among flocks of ducks, swans and migrating geese. Watermen unload and cull their catches on nearby docks in the time-honored patterns of the Shore. In contrast, sleek and fashionable sail and power boats cut through Kent Narrows on their way to ports throughout the bay. Brilliant sunsets are an added bonus for evening diners. The Narrow’s menu is a mix of traditional and local favorites with newer creative items.

Serving the Eastern Shore for Over 40 Years.

The restaurant was built and opened in 1983 by Bo and Brenda Hardesty, who previously owned restaurants in downtown Annapolis, Md. Diners enjoy stunning views of picturesque backdrops while enjoying meals made from the finest and freshest ingredients available.

Along with Bo and Brenda, founding general manager Jerry Dammeyer helped create an award-winning menu and wine list that echoes the Hardesty’s commitment to fine dining and the Eastern Shore.

A business rooted in tradition, Hardesty daughters Kelly and Kate continue to build on the family’s mission while looking to the future. A recently finished addition boosts a waterfront banquet room, outdoor and fireside dining, and an updated interior throughout the property.

Chef Matthew Cohey has spent his 15-year tenure maintaining the level of consistency and quality that The Narrows Restaurant is known for.

The Narrows Restaurant dining experience and cuisine has been featured in regional and national media outlets and in 2011 USA TODAY and ABC News Travel reported…

“For crab cakes, you can’t beat The Narrows….”

You can have our these award winning crab cakes, along with crab balls and crab soup shipped anywhere in the continental U.S. through our exclusive partner Goldbelly.

The Narrows Restaurant Also Offers A Variety of Group Party Options.

If you are planning a business meeting, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, retirement party or any other group outing we can help create the event.  Reservations and custom Gift Certificates in any amount are available by calling 410-827-8113.

Matt Cohey

Executive Chef

Bringing the Eastern Shore’s Unique Sights and Sounds To Each of Its Guests.

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