About Lewnes' SteakHouse
The Lewnes family has been in the food business since 1921. Lewnes' Steakhouse opened in 1994, specializing in USDA prime beef and exquisite seafood dishes. With its high back booths, low-lit ambiance and a waitstaff that is dedicated to first class service, Lewnes' is the premier spot for special occasions or private dining. Lewnes' boasts a Wine Spectator "Best of Award of Excellence" award winning wine list with over 450 wine selections to pair with your meal.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 4pm - 10:30
Sunday: 4pm - 9pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Street parking is available and a public parking lot is located catty corner from the restaurant. Only a short walk from historic downtown Annapolis; cross the Eastport bridge, take a left at the stop light, and the restaurant is on the corner two blocks down.
Water taxis drop off and pick up at the end of fourth street, less than a half block from the restaurants location.
Private Party Facilities:
Private dining rooms are available upon request. Private dining menus, room configurations, and special requests can be organized with managers over the phone or on location.
Private Party Contact:
Paul Miguez: 4102631617x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Lewnes' SteakHouse Ratings and Reviews
The cowboy ribeye steaks were excellent ...
The cowboy ribeye steaks were excellent as always and our server, Dave, was very attentive to our every need. But the seafood bisque, sautéed mushrooms and lyonnaise potatoes left a lot to be desired. The seafood bisque was full of shells and the meat was so pulverized you couldn't tell what you were eating. The sautéed mushrooms were quite bland without even a hint of sherry in them. And the lyonnaise potatoes were quite greasy and inedible.
As always, Lewnes' did not disappoint! W ...
As always, Lewnes' did not disappoint! We love the ambience, the staff, and most of all the GREAT food! Always a winner!!
Great food, great service and tremendous wine list. Filet's were especially good but hold the butter if you want to avoid the rich flavor.
Took a date here because she had been once before and "raved" about the food. I have to be honest and say I was apprehensive. I have eaten at some of the best steak houses in the world (Luger's, Palm, Flemmings, etc..). I was completely floored by the food here, amazing presentation, prepared perfectly, well timed and our waiter Sean was great. I would highly recommend this establishment to anyone, avoid the "chain steak houses" and support this gem in downtown Annapolis!
The menu was offered many excellent choi ...
The menu was offered many excellent choices and our waiter couldn't have been more personable and thoughtful. Each of the four us had delicious meals. We will go back again
The food was outstanding and the service ...
The food was outstanding and the service could not have better.
the food was excellent but our waiter, w ...
the food was excellent but our waiter, while he was very knowledgable, kept rushing us in the beginning while we explained we were going to take our time. The restaurant was rather empty and this disturbed us some. Great Filet mignon though! When we ordered medium, it came out Med Rare so be careful
we chose LEWNES for special occasion, a ...
we chose LEWNES for special occasion, a medical school graduation celebration. it was outstanding! but i have been many times and expected it to be so. and they delivered. spectacular food! great service, warm quiet ambience. just love this place. always top notch. thanks for living up to our expectations, every time.
Best restaurant experience in Annapolis
Fantastic! I think I've been to just about every restaurant in Annapolis over the years, and in my opinion this is the best dining experience the city has to offer. The steaks are outstanding, this time I had the cowboy bone in ribeye, a beautiful cut of meat cooked to perfection. Clams casino and creamed spinach also out of this world. Beyond the food, the service is very professional, and personable. Even if you don't know anyone in town, you will feel important because of how you are treated while you dine. I'll also mention that you shouldn't get scared off by the prices. The steaks really are that good, and the portions are enormous, you can share everything, and eat it again the next day. An all around phenomenal experience, I would absolutely recommend it to everyone.
Overall, I think the restaurant is over ...
Overall, I think the restaurant is over rated. Two out of 3 of the steaks ordered, at our table, were good. One was very tough and rubbery, not what I would have expected for the price and reputation. This was our first and now probably our last experience at Lewnes.
Wonderful Dining Experience
I dined at Lewne's for Mother's Day dinner with my husband, our 17 year old son and our 15 year old daughter. The food was simply amazing! Lewne's offered a prix fixe menu for the holiday, and we all dined from it. For starters we enjoyed the signature Greek salad and the seafood bisque. Both were very tasty. For our main courses, we ordered the petite filets and the ribeye steaks, each served oscar style (topped with lump crab meat and hollandaise sauce). Cooked perfectly to a medium rare temperature, and full of flavor. The sides of mushrooms and potatoes were also quite good. For dessert, we enjoyed the cheesecake and vanilla ice cream. Although the service was better than at many restaurants, I expected better service at Lewne's. Our bread was not replenished until after our main course arrived. One of our side items was forgotten, and brought much later. Our drinks could have been replenished more quickly. It was by far not a terrible experience, but definitely not one of our better dining experiences. We have noticed that when we are seated downstairs, our service is amazing. When we are seated upstairs, sometimes it is down right awful, but other times just ok. Never have we had amazing service upstairs.
A hidden gem away from City Dock tourist traps.
A hidden gem away from City Dock tourist traps. The Ribeye is outstanding. Service is great.
Excellent food but really expensive for ...
Excellent food but really expensive for Mothers Day
Great porterhouse . Excellent oysters Rockefeller ! Delicious sides and a,aging servers
not the best
I was very surprised to not be amazed after hearing all the wonderful things about Lewnes. Basically my New York strip was a little dry even though it was rare and it had minimal flavoring. It didn't seem to be a great cut of beef.
Great as always!! Steaks are amazing! ...
Great as always!! Steaks are amazing! Great wine selection.
Very nice. Friendly, helpful waitress.
Very nice. Friendly, helpful waitress.
Terrific Steakhouse Experience
Lewnes is our favorite steakhouse in Annapolis (and well beyond). Lovely intimate ambience in a quirky Eastport building, lots of winding ways and booths. The steaks are outstanding (you may want to engage the waiter in a discussion about what constitutes "medium rare" if that's your preference ), sides are great. They have an excellent wine menu. Service is attentive but discreet - just right. It's not cheap, so we tend to go on special occasions, but it has never disappointed.
Great steak house !
If you looking for looking for a legit steakhouse here it is ! Simple menu done right ! Full bar and great wine selection . Took my wife to dinner and we will be back . Menu is not gigantic but they prepare what they offer to perfection . Has a oldschool feel with top notch knowledgeable service .
Best steak me and my fiance have ever had!
My fiance and I each had the petite filet medium rare (8 oz.) and it was prepared perfectly! It was also more than enough food. On the side we got, sauteed mushrooms and the fried onion rings. Both of them were very good. The wine selection was very good - and their house options were perfect for us. This was a special occasion for us and we were very happy with it. The service was also very good and the waitress was very knowledgeable and offered advice/recommendations for us from the menu. We have already told friends about this, it was so good!
Best Steak Around
We have dined at many steak places and most come up short - less than stellar quality along with stratospheric prices. After dining at Lewnes' Steakhouse several times now, I would recommend this establishment to everyone. Very good quality steaks, tasty sides, top level service and a relaxed atmosphere. We'll be back.
Lewnes is the BEST steak house in Annapolis! Awesome service and great menu selection!
Lewnes is a wonderful, local, premium st ...
Lewnes is a wonderful, local, premium steak house. Comfortable atmosphere, quiet, the food is consistently delicious and the service is outstanding. A perfect example of keeping it simple and doing what you do really well.
Amazing cuts of meat, incredibly prepared, extensive wine list, absolutely delicious
Such a wonderful steak house!!
Our meal was wonderful for our second anniversary. Both of our meals were delicious. The mash potatoes were unbelievable!!
The service was phenomenal. The food wa ...
The service was phenomenal. The food was amazing. I was happy about every part of our dinner.
Relaxed atmosphere, great food and wonde ...
Relaxed atmosphere, great food and wonderful service. All around a great experience.
Lewnes' is one of the top restaurants in Annapolis. Great Steaks, great service, great wine list. It is pricey for sure but worth it as a special dinner.
Greatest steak house in Maryland.
We've eaten at Lewnes for over 22 years, it has been our "go to" place for special occasions, just because and every other reason in between. Never had a bad meal there, The oysters Rockefeller, crab balls, filet and even the coffee is superior all served up in a relaxing, clubby atmosphere, a place where jeans are as acceptable as a suit and tie. Years ago, we were worried when Ruth opened up down the street, but were assured by the manager that "they welcomed Ruth because they would have a place to send their guests that they couldn't accommodate". A must if you are visiting Annapolis, be sure to make reservations!
Enjoyed an excellent meal. Steaks were prepared exactly as we like Food only surpassed by the excellent service Received from Elaine
Oysters Rockefeller was great and the Gr ...
Oysters Rockefeller was great and the Greek Salad was wonderful. The Ribeye steak was one of the best that I have had.
Great experience I truly lost all track of time!
Excellet service combined with the best food in Annapolis and top choices in wine. My favorite place to always make me smile and feel like home away from home!
Our steak was cooked perfectly—medium ra ...
Our steak was cooked perfectly—medium rare, just as requested—and we were able to order half-portions of the family-style sides. The service was excellent, as always, and the wine selection was good. Our server recommended a good bottle in our price range. It was a great way to escape the St. Patrick's a Day crowds for a date night.
My favorite steak house. Wait staff and ...
My favorite steak house. Wait staff and bartenders are pros every time. Excellent wine list fairly priced....not to be confused with inexpensive. I have thoroughly enjoyed every visit whether business or special occasion.
We absolutely loved Lewnes. The food wa ...
We absolutely loved Lewnes. The food was amazing and We also had an outstanding server (Jen). We will definitely be coming back the next time we are in Annapolis.
Great steaks and service
One of the best steaks I've ever eaten (bone-in Rib eye). Cooked to perfection. And our server was excellent. Very Pricey but the food was worth what we paid. We also ordered a dozen oysters on the 1/2 shell, and all got dessert.
Delicious high quality food!! Greek sala ...
Delicious high quality food!! Greek salad was excellent and filet Mignon was the best I have ever eaten! Cheryl was an excellent waitress as well.
Great but not perfect!
The Pluses: Nice greeting by server, prompt cocktail service, good introduction by server to Lewnes' and menu items, server very patient, entrees excellent, asparagus side good, prices most reasonable. Fantastic wine list, think about putting it on IPads, similar to Flemings. All in all, we had a very enjoyable evening. Good possibility we'll be back. This is a favorite of many of our friends. The Minuses: No valet parking, or at least, none available. Server, great personality but should have been more polished for the upscale atmosphere (demeanor was more appropriate for Applebees/TGI Fridays, not that there is anything wrong with that). Server did a great job with a challenging group. Somehow, creamed spinach served, very good, but not ordered. Potatoes Lyonnaise ordered, not served, but when received, they weren't the best. I'd seek other recipe preparations.
When you're looking for a prime beef steak
I've long maintained that Lewnes' is an underreported treasure in Eastport. It is one of the best true steak houses in the Eastern United States, including NY, Miami, Atlanta, Boston varietals. The experience is old school, masculine and as heady as you want it to be. Appetizers like their Oysters Rockefeller are always outstanding, the salads or soups are always well presented and the traditional sides such as lyonnaise potatoes, spinach (either way), mushrooms are always on point. But you come to Lewnes' for the steaks....USDA Prime, hand cut, house aged....and they're cooked as you order them (and if you order them Well Done, please, there's an Outback Steakhouse about 15 minutes away.....you might want to go there instead). I live walking distance and trust me, I'd walk in a violent downpour to get there (and I have). It's not cheap, but it is a dining experience and I assess the value based on the clean plates around the table upon the meal's conclusion. Well worth it, always!
We had the most incredible dining experience! The food, atmosphere and drinks were awesome.
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