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Chris's Charcoal Pit House

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1946 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401-3931
+1 410-266-5200
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost always get the pizza here. best is town, great crust, cheesy with reasonably priced extras. We always get pepperoni, sausage and onion.

Thank William D
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This place has excellent gyros - the only ones we eat around here. BUT - the pizza is fantastic! We stumbled upon it one day at lunch and have been coming back ever since. I always order with extra cheese and well done. It's a bit out of the way for us, but well worth the extra effort.

Thank JodyCPA
Level Contributor
44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

After working a long day, I chose to go out for dinner. I should have been suspicious when I saw Italian lasagna on the Greek menu. I ordered the lamb stew over orzo for $18. It wasn't stew at all. Lamb was dry and smothered in tomato paste mixture. There was no seasoning. I took a few bites added salt.... More 

Thank LoveJoy777
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Same old great food! I guess new owner has kept same quality. Friendly attentive waitstaff. Large portions, had the baked ziti and salad. Enough to take home for dinner. Always a consideration.

Thank gregory7926
Level Contributor
70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

I've lived in Annapolis for a while and I've passed Chris's several time and just from the looks of it outside I've never tried it. My good friend said they had a great menu. We both got the gyro which was more then delicious. The pita it was in was soft and warm. I literally ate the whole thing and... More 

Thank Jess L
Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

My daughter saw that I was writing a review of this restaurant and she was very excited. She loved this restaurant's BLT sandwich. My husband loved the lamb and beef gyro. My other daughter loved the chicken gyro, which I shared with her, and my son enjoyed the kids' ravioli. We ordered one order of onion rings to share and... More 

Thank Anne B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We were traveling and a little casualty dressed, but still wanted a nice meal. We were in Annapolis and stopped here. Service was great, food tasty and plentiful.

Thank julie o
Annapolis, Maryland
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

If your in the mood for greek food in Annapolis, this place is a good choice. I have eaten here for close to 30 years and not much has changed other than they finally take Visa and MC for payment of your bill. However, you must pay tips to the wait staff in cash, seperate from your credit card. Food... More 

Thank Ed W
Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
153 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

This is not a fancy, white table cloth place but oh my, the food is fabulous. We come here often for lunch because the Greek salad with grilled chicken is such a treat. The marinated chicken is good too but it's not as moist as the grilled chicken. We always begin with the tzatziki with pita because both are awesome.... More 

Thank Martin M
Annapolis, Maryland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Many item menu...all sounded good. We chose gyros...she regular, me souvlaki...both good but hers was better (she shared). Waitress was great. Chose rice pudding for dessert (shared, one each would have been too much). She had been there years before but first time for me...we've added it to our list of lunch places, for sure.

Thank Grant G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Italian, Mediterranean, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1946 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401-3931
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-266-5200

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?