About Blackwall Hitch
Annapolis, MD 21403
A dining experience blending the area’s finest in tastes & talents, Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that creates a local connection. Here you’ll find seasonally driven and locally sourced food and spirits, great local music and the area’s friendliest staff and patrons. With each visit as you take in the local flavor, we guarantee you’ll be hook in no time. Get hooked on the flavor.
Hours of Operation:
Sunday - 10:00am - 12:00 am
Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:00am
Thursday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00am
Sixth and Severn
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music Wednesday - Saturday Night and Sunday Jazz Brunch.
We are pleased to offer parking to all Blackwall Hitch patrons. Our parking lot is located directly behind the restaurant off Severn Avenue.
Chef Jonathan Seningen
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Reserve one of our private rooms for your next special occasion. We can accommodate a variety of events in our beautifully appointed dining rooms. From bridal luncheons to rehearsal dinners to family reunions and graduations, our special events manager will guide you through every step of your special event or dining request.
Blackwall Hitch Ratings and Reviews
Service started out slow to start, but o ...
Service started out slow to start, but once wait staff attended - things rolled.
My biggest issue was that the bench seats sit really low. They need to be raised.
This was a brunch meal. Food was excellent. Best Omelette station around. And I personally like the oysters.
Always wished that the brunch jazz band was in the dining area and not the bar area.
Restaurant was pretty full and the noise ...
Restaurant was pretty full and the noise level was high. Conversation across the table was often difficult. The food was good, but overpriced. There were three steaks ordered at our table, one of which was ordered rare and the other two medium rare. They were ALL extremely rare.
The band was fun and danceable, but again, the bar prices were pretty steep. Not sure the the "bang for buck" ratio was great.
For a New Years Eve reservation, the res ...
For a New Years Eve reservation, the restaurant failed to state, at reservation time, that they were providing a prix fixe menu only. They failed to state the price of said menu was $150 per couple not including beverages or tip. After being seated, our waitress gave us this news and when we finally stopped laughing, she rolled her eyes because apparently we were not the only diners who had been duped like this. So we got up and walked down the street to the Chart House for a great meal.
Showed up a little before our reservatio ...
Showed up a little before our reservation time and were seated right away. The restaurant got pretty busy after 7 pm on a Thursday evening, but our waitress stayed plenty attentive. Food was great, we loved the decor, and will hopefully return in the future!
Accommodated our party of 8 at a moments ...
Accommodated our party of 8 at a moments notice and provided fantastic service (and food!) to my family.
Have also attended a baby shower and birthday party in the upstairs private room and they did an outstanding job of taking care of everyone. Love this place!
Our favorite place for dinner and brunch ...
Our favorite place for dinner and brunch. My husband and I have celebrated birthdays and anniversaries here! Love the food, the service is great, the live music is a great bonus too! We always have a wonderful time here!!
Our server Alyssa was friendly, knowledg ...
Our server Alyssa was friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. She was prepared to answer any questions and made great recommendations. The manager was also very attentive to the guests and helpful to the staff. All of our entrees had great flavor and we had tasty beverages to go with them. I love the ambiance and decor and the live music is an awesome feature! We will definitely be returning!
We have three family members with Dec. b ...
We have three family members with Dec. birthdays so I made reservations about three weeks prior. We were shown to a table not prepared and one table had issues with the legs of the table so it moved and was an inch or two shorter than than the adjoining table. Also cold air was blowing on us most of the evening. The food was good and server nice but don't think because you have a reservation you are anything special.
Menu was very intriguing! There were lot ...
Menu was very intriguing! There were lots of interesting things I wanted to try. Hubby had crabcakes and they were true MD style...fresh lump meat and very little breading. I had a Cajun penne pasta dish with chicken, sausage and shrimp. It was good but nothing to write home about. BUT then I had the upside down pineapple skillet cake and I was SOLD! Exquisitely divine and I would definitely return just to have that again!
Loved the soup of the day, carrot with l ...
Loved the soup of the day, carrot with lemongrass. Yummy. So glad a I ordered the bowl. I also ordered the crab flatbread which was ok, just need a bit more Old Bay.
The band Saturday night was awesome, The Crayfish. We'll definitely be going back for dinner and a band again.
The bar is great. Nice cozy fire, two g ...
The bar is great. Nice cozy fire, two good bands played it was very enjoyable. We had dinner in the restaurant. My food was good. Not great but good. I had the fish tacos. It is a fun place for dinner. The atmosphere is fun, but it can be loud.
Thanksgiving buffet was excellent. Some ...
Thanksgiving buffet was excellent. Some of the traditional dishes had a little twist that made them quite unique. Our waiter, Eddie , was wonderful. Overall, a great meal and added to our enjoyment of a trip to Annapolis!
First-time dining at this restaurant. I ...
First-time dining at this restaurant. It was a busy Friday night, yet the staff was extremely attentive, especially our server, Bohuna. She and the chefs were incredibly considerate of my daughter, who has food allergies. The food was exceptional, the atmosphere was vibrant, and everyone in our party had a great evening. We'll definitely be back!
We go to Blackwall all the time and love ...
We go to Blackwall all the time and love it. Until this past time. They changed their menu. Not just the food choices but prices as well. Some of their food choices were good ones like the burger is now local meat. But, the mashed potatoes were not. They were way too buttery and didn't have a good flavor. The prices went up a bit which is disappointing because now we won't go there as often because it'll cost too much.
This is the second time I have been ther ...
This is the second time I have been there and the second time I have been charged with someone else's check. Both times much more than mine. Be careful. The food is ok. The management corrected my bill but didn't even offer a drink or dessert for the mess up. I won't be going back.
It was so cold in there that 3 out of 6 ...
It was so cold in there that 3 out of 6 of us had to wear our coats while eating dinner. Literally, cold air blowing directly on our table the whole time. The sweet waitress said that she knew it was a problem but there was nothing she could do. The bar was a normal temperature so if we go back, it will be to only sit at the bar or when the weather is nice again, outside.
I generally don't do reviews, but everyt ...
I generally don't do reviews, but everything about this meal and this restaurant was amazingly bad. It started with the uncomfortably soft and low bench seats and the hostess' unwillingness to seat us at a table with chairs even though there was one in plain sight. We went to this restaurant because it was written up as specializing in oysters, and they had one kind - Blue Points, the most nondescript of all oysters. At 6:30, the restaurant was out of crab legs for their signature dish, the Chesapeake Boil. The server forgot and had to be reminded to bring no less than three items during the meal. The scallop, shrimp, and crab in the Shobb salad had no taste other than the Old Bay seasoning. The noise level by 7:30 made it impossible to have a conversation. We eat out a lot in Annapolis, Baltimore, and DC, and I cannot remember a meal I enjoyed less than this one.
The glasses at the table set at our tabl ...
The glasses at the table set at our table tasted like lemon. Problem is neither glass had lemon in it, and the water bottle on the table didn't have lemon flavor either. The waitress forgot our wine order, but she was slammed so she likely had other things to worry on. The steak which was ordered medium was incredibly rare, and the brussel sprouts were undercooked. The flavor of the food was good, and my date enjoyed her salad (a quite generous portion.) I'd try it again, but I wasn't impressed with the first visit.
We had a wonderful waitress who was hit ...
We had a wonderful waitress who was hit with 3 tables at once. We understood she was new to this venue but she was personable and very helpful with the menu.
It was our first tome there. It was good but not WOW in terms of food.
The menu is very interesting, with enoug ...
The menu is very interesting, with enough choices to warrant a return to try something else. Service was attentive. The dishes (Blackwall Shrimp, Fried Green Tomatoes, Chipoltle Chicken sandwich, pear salad) were all delicious.
At first look one would think that this ...
At first look one would think that this place would be a great choice for dinner. There's a vibrant crowd, the place is decorated nicely, and the parking lot is full. We sat down and then the menu was handed to us. It has a very limited wine selection and a VERY large food selection. When you start looking over the food it is quickly realized that almost every dish has a sauce on it and is comes apparent that there is little that is fresh here (if anything). We first ordered a snack while we looked over the menu, Parmesan encrusted zucchini frites. While we were still deciding on our main course they came out and they were so heavily breaded and fried but worse, they were burnt and inedible. We sent them back and the waitress apologized. A manager appears shortly after and asks if there is something else we would like. We decided on the Bacon wrapped BBQ Chicken medallions based on his recommendation. A short while later HE brings them to us. I point out that he brought them back to us because they looked like little hockey pucks they were so over done. Why would he bring those to us after the previous appetizer disaster?! We sent them back after not being able to eat them and then we were ignored for 20 minutes. Were they just embarrassed and did not know how to handle the situation?? One wonders. Finally we flagged down our waitress and decided a burger and a salad would be a safe bet (we wanted something else but it was apparent the kitchen can not handle much in the way of creativity and well...frozen food is frozen food . Guess that's why everything has a sauce.) The burger was okay and the salad was not bad but we came here good good or great and ended up with much less. Overall this place looks nice but it's food does not stand up to outside appearances.
We had dinner at Blackwall Hitch. I had ...
We had dinner at Blackwall Hitch. I had the blackened mahi fish tacos. They were awesome but are served with a side of cus cus or something like it that didn't have much flavor. If I did it again I would have them sub out for a different side. My wife had the scallops and rissoto which was decent but not the best scallops. We also tried the surf and turf buffalo ribs and crab. Buffalo ribs were not that great and were not quite fall off the bone like the waiter said they were which lead to messy hands. Not really a place you want to eat with your hands. our waiter was Roger and he did a good job and really wanted to make sure we enjoyed our time and food. We will be back for the Fish tacos.
Dinner with friends, their first visit t ...
Dinner with friends, their first visit to Annapolis, many restaurant choices, Blackwall Hitch was our choice. Another great dining experience.
From the time we were greeted at the door, seated and waited upon, our evening was most enjoyable.
Our drinks, appetizers, and entrees were excellent, served by our waiter Rodger.
We'll be sure to return.
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