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The Anvil Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly

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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
$9.95
Anvil Crab Balls
Six jumbo lump crab balls w/cocktail sauce, same recipe as our crab cake
$9.95
Hot Crab Dip
Baked in a bread bowl, served w/ veggies & crackers
$7.95
Portabella Mushroom
Oven roasted, layered w/ mozzarella, tomato & basil
$10.95
Buffalo Wings
Choice of 10 suicide, hot, mild, BBQ
$5.95
Homemade Tortilla Chips & Salsa
A basket of our specialty chips made here along w/ our homemade salsa!
HOMEMADE SOUPS
$4.80
French Onion Soup
Au gratin
$4.80
Maryland Style Crab Soup
Daily Soup Du Jour
Cooler months
SALADS‏
$10.50
Crumbled fresh bleu cheese to a salad $+1.00
Burger $+1.00
Jumbo Lump Crab Salad
Lump crab served on a bed of mixed greens w/ your choice of dressing
$10.50
Crumbled fresh bleu cheese to a salad $+1.00
Burger $+1.00
Blackened Salmon Salad
Almonds & bleu cheese on a bed of mixed greens w/ your choice of dressing
$9.50
Crumbled fresh bleu cheese to a salad $+1.00
Burger $+1.00
Hippie Salad
Mixed greens‏ & veggies w/ a grilled portabella & mozzarella w/ your choice of dressing
$3.95
Grilled chicken breast $+0.55
4 grilled shrimp $+2.55
Crumbled fresh bleu cheese to a salad $+1.00
Burger $+1.00
Caesar Salad
Side salad romaine greens w/ caesar dressing
$3.95
Grilled chicken breast $+0.55
4 grilled shrimp $+2.55
Crumbled fresh bleu cheese to a salad $+1.00
Burger $+1.00
House Salad
Side salad of mixed greens, tomato & cucumber, w/ your choice of dressing
Our entrees are cooked to order; please allow ample time to prepare. We are not responsible for specially prepared requests of menu items. A gratituty of 20% will be added to groups of 6 or more.
We can host your meeting w/ a lunch ready when you arrive. Please call ahead & we will be ready when you are! Menus available anvilrestaurant.Com
SANDWICHES
$9.95
Crab Cake
Our signature lump crab cake on brioche w/lettuce & tomato
$6.95
Cheesburger
1/3 certified angus beef w/ choice of cheddar, swiss or provolone
$6.95
Hippie Sandwich
Portabella mushroom w/ peppers, lettuce, tomato & secret sauce
$7.95
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
Grilled breast w/ choice of cheddar, swiss or provolone on a brioche
$7.95
Rachel
Sister of the reuben, made in deli style turkey
$7.95
Reuben
Hot corned beef, melted swiss cheese, russian dressing w/ sauerkraut
$7.50
Tortilla Wrap
Deli style turkey, provolone w/ lettuce, tomato & pesto mayo
ENTREES‏
$7.95
Chicken Florentine
Breast of chicken w/ spinach, garlic, then served over pasta in a white cream sauce
$8.75
Chicken Quesidilla
Chicken, cheese, peppers & onions in a flour tortilla w/ our own salsa
$8.95
Shrimp & Crab
Seafood w/‏ a creamy seafood sauce over pasta
$7.95
Vegetarian Pasta
Fresh tomatoes, onions, parmesan cheese & portabella mushroom in a bleurre blanc sauce
$8.75
Wv Trout
Pan seared w/ pasta alfredo
About
Casual dining in a rustic atmosphere. Established in 1985, local produce featured in season. OPEN Wednesday - Saturday 11 am to 9 pm, bar and slots open later. OPEN Sunday for brunch 10 am. Will open for private parties of 40 or more on Monday or Tuesday. Private rooms available for groups small to 100 inside. Tented patio for special outdoor events up to 150
PRICE RANGE
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Seafood, American, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In our opinion, the best pub and eatery in Harpers Ferry. After seeing the historic sites in the area, we returned to our B&B (Jackson Rose) and walked to the Anvil on four occasions, twice for the pub, and twice for the food. Each time,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank karenc753
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit here and it will not be our last. For the appetizers we had the Maryland crab soup and the Bruksel Lahanas and for our meal we had the Norwegian Salmon and the Bourbon walnut chicken. All was amazing

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kim F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited this restaurant for the first time this weekend. My wife had the ribeye and I had the chef's special rockfish. We both enjoyed our meals and our server, Audry was very good. She was attentive and efficient. The ambience was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

My husband and I have been here a few times and we always enjoy the food. The menu is a bit small but they offer chef's specials which have always been good. Only complaint is the slow service. (I can only speak for the dining...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 643carriea
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Food was good, atmosphere warm and friendly. Local entertainment is a big draw. Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 26 November 2018

My husband and I were staying in a B & B down the street from this restaurant and they recommended it for dinner. When we first arrived we were surprised they had a live band playing in the bar (it was a Friday night) and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tigercar5
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

I eat here approximately a dozen times here each year. It’s a community standard with great food and service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ITravelWithYou
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Wow..... Crab Cakes are AMAZING!! Such a cute cozy restaurant! Full bar with a beautiful setting. I will defiantly be returning again and again!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 815tabathac
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ate appetizers in the bar, brussel sprouts & crab dip. Both appetizers delicious and filling. In the fall months the restaurant is open Wednesday - Saturday. Happy hour from 4-5. We arrived a little after 5 and they us happy hour...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jim Y
Reviewed 24 October 2018

My wife and I took a drive out to Harper's Ferry...looking for fall colors, but it was a bit too early, and we saw Anvil's as we were driving out, so we stopped by for lunch (this was mid-week). There was maybe only 2 tables...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ohaya
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josettea4973
14 April 2018|
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Response from Diana A | Reviewed this property |
It will be a long walk and uphill. I believe it is safe but not sure about streetlights. I am sure if you call the restaurant they can give you more info.
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Willyg1955
10 January 2016|
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Ummmm...you appear to be minus your meds...sheesh!
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