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Captain Benders Tavern

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Sharpsburg ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-432-5813
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“fries” (23 reviews)
“wings” (15 reviews)
“burger” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
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111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
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11 - 20 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stayed at a local B&B and went looking for a light dinner. Saw this tavern and decided to stop for appetizers. Had chicken wings and crab dip. Dip was good and really enjoyed the pretzel pieces instead of bread for dipping. Wings were great. Well...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We enjoyed a late lunch have spending the day at the Antietam Battlefield. Great menu and atmosphere in this historic tavern. Did not care for the rebel flag outside though.

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Visiting sharpsburg over last four days! Comfortable place to hang out! Great food,beer specials and a good band to boot!!! Our server Angela kept us informed of specials ,when the band would be playing and gave us the best seat in the house!!! We were...More

1  Thank terri1957
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife and I stopped in to Benders for a beer on the way to Shepherdstown. It was only the second time there. We sat at the bar and the female bartender was great. Explained the different draft beers to us and made a recommendation,...More

Thank mpdbill
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great serving staff. Menu is much more than we expected with very apparent use of fresh ingredients. Very friendly environment. Food served quickly and hot. Wonderful place to visit after a battlefield walk at Antietam.

Thank HikerVa76
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting Antietam. Food was good but this is not a quick stop and we were wanting to get on the road. They were pretty busy and it took at least a full hour to eat here. Waitress did not know what...More

Thank gmorgan6
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Captain Benders is a decent place for lunch close to the Antietam battlefield. You cannot go wrong with the burgers or the salads here. The house wines are decent, and the service is friendly. It satisfies your needs for lunch. It is a hometown type...More

Thank Logistics
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a convenient place to stop for a break from sightseeing. It is a typical tavern with a good menu and good service. We found the food average. There does not seem to be many other options in this small town.

Thank Russell-UP
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have been there a few times. Almost always choose a Burger, or will go there specifically for one. Good Drink Menu/ Beer list. Deep Fried Pickle Chips the go to App., with Natty Boh Draft.

Thank rburkhart2016
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We toured the battlefield New Year's morning and were ready for lunch when we happened upon this tavern. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food, not knowing what to expect. We got crab cake sandwiches, a ruben, a pork chop special,...More

Thank RBD930
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Sharpsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-432-5813
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