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The Anvil Restaurant

1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
+1 304-535-2582
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab cakes” (57 reviews)
“trout” (16 reviews)
“steak” (27 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
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Reviewed today via mobile

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

Thank ITravelWithYou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!!

Thank 815tabathac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Jim Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ohaya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re heading to Harpers Ferry National Park, eat at one there. Several cute ones to pick from. I always use trip advisor reviews to pick restaurants. Being a small town there were not a lot of to choose from. This one got great reviews,...More

Thank Donna A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can't remember her name, but we had a young girl as our server and she was so nice and helpful and even brought my daughter a birthday wine glass when she found out we were celebrating her birthday (for her to keep). They also put...More

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a few days in Harper's Ferry to suck up the local history. It was OK but we went to the Anvil for dinner and really liked it. Five stars for food, service and value. We'll probably be there a second time before we...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after a recommendation from a store owner in Harper's Ferry. Food and service were excellent! Dog friendly patio and employees were super friendly to our pup! Would definitely eat here again and recommend to friends.

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The crab cakes were wonderful, the salad was tasty but the usual, the green beans and rice that came with were OK like the chef thought oh what the hell am I going to have as sides tonight? Server was very nice. Ambience eas comfortable...More

Thank 367dianner
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the best meal of my trip here. The crab cake was so tasty and green beans done just right. Mashed potatoes were made with the skins the way I like them.

Thank Red_Cat_Kayaker
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Josette A
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.
10 January 2016|
Response from Oysterperson |
Ummmm...you appear to be minus your meds...sheesh!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1290 W Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-6300
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Harpers Ferry
  • Phone Number: +1 304-535-2582
  • E-mail
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
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