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Lewnes Steakhouse

401 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2503
+1 410-263-1617
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
401 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2503
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time here celebrating a birthday. Service was excellent as well as the food. I guess you need to remember the saying "if you have to ask how much, you can't afford it". It was suggested to get the Lazy Lobster for an appetizer,...More

Thank ltritz
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for spending you birthday with us! We look forward to sharing more special occasions with you! -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 1 week ago

It does not look like much on the outside, but the service is great, the steak is why you go, and the wine list is the best in Annapolis outside of Winecellars.

Thank Faith H
Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Faith, we're delighted to hear that you're such a fan of our steaks and wine selection. We look forward to sharing more special meals with you in the near future. Take care until we see you again! -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here for a special dinner. Kevin took great care of us and made us feel like honored guests. The food was great, upstairs ambience was cozy and classy (and far away from the entrance and the cold outside air!). Many...More

Thank daviddri
Sam L, Manager at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It's wonderful that you all enjoyed your meal, service, and cozy ambiance, David! It was such a pleasure hosting you, and we look forward to next time! -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we aren't flying we always like to try a new restaurant for dinner. Boy are we glad we came across Lewnes Steakhouse while exploring Annapolis. This family run restaurant has everything you would expect and more from a locally owned establishment, great service, great...More

Thank STBalloon
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We can't tell you how appreciative we are of such a high recommendation from you! Thank you so much for taking the time to write down all these thoughtful details. Your support means everything to us, and we look forward to having you back soon!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner recently to celebrate our anniversary. We remembered eating there in the past and we're prepared to be blown away. Instead we found the food good and our waiter friendly but we waited longer then we would like to request...More

Thank Laura A
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Laura, as you can imagine, we're disappointed to hear that your last meal here didn't meet expectations. Our guests should always experience attentive and prompt service. We'll be touching base with our staff to make sure this happens. We hope to have the chance to...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

With Eric serving & the owners chatting with us after our scrumptious steak dinner, a perfect memory of our trip to Annapolis was made!!! Totally lovely ✅🇨🇮

Thank tonymolloy
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Tony - The pleasure was very much ours! It was such a treat to meet and host you during your trip. If we are ever fortunate enough to golf at Lahinch, we'll be looking you up! Thanks again for stopping in. -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 6 January 2018

My girlfriend and I went here for new years eve dinner! It was delicious. We wanted something a little more fancier and this place checked off all the boxes.. The staff were very nice and attentive. nice romantic setting. The food and beverages were good

Thank Ryanha86
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Ryanha86 - We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for spending New Year's Eve at the Steakhouse. We'll be sure to pass along your compliments to our staff as well. Thanks again! -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 27 December 2017

I am a big fan. Though I live in Baltimore, I am often in Annapolis for music (and a lady I once dated, who lived there). I've been most everywhere from Level to Osteria to Vin 909, etc. The nicest dining experience I have had...More

Thank RightField
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

RightField - it means a lot to know we're your favorite restaurant in Annapolis, and so glad you've always been happy with our steaks and selection of wines. Thank you very much for the kind words and we look forward to welcoming you back next...More

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I decided to try a new restaurant and decided upon Lewnes. The ambiance is great, staff very helpful, and food is delicious! I ordered the crab and shrimp bisque as well as the lamb chops. You will not be disappointed!

Thank Javon W
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Javon, thank you for giving us a try, and your feedback is very much appreciated! Looking forward to hosting you again! -Sam and Mack Lewnes

Reviewed 22 November 2017

OUTSTANDING!! We found Lewnes' on Trip Advisor for a spot to meet our son and his new girlfriend. We flew in from Florida and trusted Trip Advisor to advise us properly and Trip Advisor did a great job. Small, clubby, very "old school steak house"...More

Thank Fred W
Sam L, Owner at Lewnes Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Fred, as a local business, your enthusiastic recommendation means so much to us! It was a pleasure hosting your special family gathering, and we look forward to the next time you all are in town. Thank you again for the great feedback! All the best,...More

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26 April 2017|
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Response from Roadwarrior098 | Reviewed this property |
They are excellent!
George N
30 June 2016|
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Response from hgarrab | Reviewed this property |
I didn't take notice to be honest as we went to just have steak. I'm sure they have non meat items on the menu. I would not recommend their sides though as they were greasy and over cooked.
22 June 2015|
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Response from Jean L | Reviewed this property |
Casual should be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 4th St, Annapolis, MD 21403-2503
    (Severn Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Water taxis drop off and pick up at the end of fourth street, less than a half block from the restaurants location.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-263-1617
The Lewnes family has been serving fine food at this location since 1921. We trust that your dining experience with us will be a memorable one!
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