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The Back Creek Bistro - CLOSED

14415 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20629
+1 410-326-9900
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
28 Jun 2017
“Permanently closed!”
21 Sep 2016
“So much potential...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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14415 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20629
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Actually visited in 07/12. The restaurant was elegant, and the food was excellent. It was a terrific place from which to watch the 07/04 fireworks. I hope it re-opens, either as itself or is taken over by a different restaurant, b/c the location is perfect.

Thank drrobinhh
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I love the idea of this place more than any of my experiences. Such a cute hidden location and unique building. Unfortunately, every time we have gone here the service has been horrible, so much so that I can't enjoy my food that otherwise I...More

Thank KCyouthere
Reviewed 11 January 2016

we happened to dine on their last night so there wasn't much in the way of food. They took us even though we didn't have a reservation.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Sorry to see it close. Our go-to-restaurant for special occasions. Great staff and owner. Many enjoyable evenings listening to the jazz and other entertainment.

Thank BaldEagle45
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I was fortunate enough to find this restaurant years back when t was new and in fact wrote the 2nd review it got here. I was also fortunate enough to be in the area again in mid October and went there for another excellent meal....More

1  Thank dexter590
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This has been one of our favorite restaurants in Southern Md. According to the Back Creek Bistro's website, the restaurant will close permanently after 10/24

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Pros: I loved the building (old, brick renovation). Loved the setting on the marina and it's west-facing so you can enjoy the sunset. Interior was fine. Hubby had prime rib and he said it was excellent (I was surprised to hear this proclamation since I...More

Reviewed 11 July 2015

My sister-in-law and I enjoyed a very pleasant evening here on July 4, 2015. Our table was beside the window thus giving us a perfect view of the fireworks at Solomons Island. The view of the sunset came first, also quite lovely. The menue offered...More

Reviewed 23 June 2015

menu was amazing, prices were on point, staff was friendly, atmosphere was beautiful, and they catered to allergies!!!!

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Went to the Back Creek Bistro for dinner on a Sunday. We had 8:00 reservations and were the only diners in the restaurant. While the staff was probably anxious to finish up, we never felt hurried or rushed. Beautiful sunset views. Food was good, particularly...More

1  Thank marymcgol
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 30
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14415 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20629
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Calvert County  >  Solomons
  • Phone Number: +1 410-326-9900
  • E-mail
Fine dining on the waterfront with a relaxed atmosphere. We feature Prime Rib, Swordfish, Rack of Lamb, Lobster, Blue Crab, and the best Burger in town. Featuring live Jazz, Cocktails and Wine. Great for special occasions and everyday dining.
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