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Guide House

19112 Keep Tryst Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1315
+1 301-655-3663
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“cupcakes” (9 reviews)
“apple butter” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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19112 Keep Tryst Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1315
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wouldn’t have guessed from the outside that the Guide House, which shares a parking lot with a gas station, would be a clean, quirky, artistic bar and grill. Great lunch with quick, friendly service. Would definitely come back!

Thank Kelly Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stop, come inside; not to be missed! Don't judge a book by its cover. Excellent food, excellent staff, and a surprisingly inviting atmosphere! Loved the shrimp/ grits, sword fish, mussels, and fried green tomatoes!! One, and only one negative- no draft beer. But, despite, would...More

Thank Rebecca I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only went here because staying in motel opposite What a Result ! Great food the salmon superb plus nice beer at good price If I wasn’t a tourist I’d be here all the time Steve

Thank chosroes
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Considering the location, we did not know what to expect. Excellent service, and cocktails. A little wait since it was a Saturday night. Worth the wait, my bourbon glazed salmon was perfect! My husband loved his steak! Very fun atmosphere, can’t wait to go back...More

Thank AllyJoy123
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We stopped here for lunch on our way home and it was not a disappointment. I got the pork BBQ and my husband got the Gangster Chicken special. Both were very good and we cannot wait to come back for dinner. They also have a...More

Thank Michele G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This place is amazing! The food was fresh, hot, and delicious. Everyone at our table was pleased with their meals. Our party was large so we were at three separate tables, with three separate servers but everyone had fantastic, friendly service. I highly recommend this...More

Thank ASB725
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We had a pre-tubing lunch here on a Friday around noon—no issues with seating (though it filled up right quick once the morning tubing session across the street got back). Staff was friendly, helpful and prompt with a great sense of humor. For diet soda...More

Thank Hoosurnurse05
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The Guide House was directly across the street from the Knights Inn in Knoxville, MD. The food was excellent, the staff very friendly. It's a local joint, and we were there toward closing on a Saturday night, so the noise level was up there. They...More

Thank Ira M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

We were visiting Harper's Ferry and found this restaurant based on reviews. I'll admit that my expectations were high due to the reviews. While I can't say I was blown away by my meal, it was still very good, especially given other options nearby and...More

Thank RSquaredFamily
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

This is a true hidden gem! We stopped here at the advice of our server at the distillery and we were SO glad we did! If you eat fried pickles you must try them, the pickles are made in house and they are fantastic!! We...More

Thank Mas019
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19112 Keep Tryst Rd, Knoxville, MD 21758-1315
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-655-3663
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