About Mountain Branch Grille & Pub
One of the best restaurants in Maryland is located just two miles from I-95 exit 74 at Mountain Branch Golf Course - 20 minutes from Baltimore.
Constructed out of three acres of Oregon’s finest Douglas Fir, the historic-looking timber-pegged post and beam structure has high ceilings, multilevel architecture and a magnificent view. The Grille & Pub at Mountain Branch is a favorite for relaxing after a round of golf and is an ever-popular destination for lunch, dinner and late night. Spacious patios afford dining al fresco when the weather is mild. And when winter winds are blowing, a large fireplace keeps the inside warm and cozy. The American-classic menu offers a diverse mix of tastes, including soups, salads, and sandwiches as well as fresh fish, crab cakes and Angus beef. Our chefs take pride in keeping the offerings creative and interesting - taking full advantage of fresh seasonal ingredients.
Contemporary American, American, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 9:30am - 1:00pm;
Lunch -Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm;
Dinner: Monday - Sunday 4.00pm -9.00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Will return in the Spring.
The warm and inviting clubhouse delivers the perfect blend of casual comfort and flexible gathering space with the private rooms for smaller gatherings and the spacious enclosed pavilion for events up to 200 guests. Every room sports panoramic views of the rolling greens and fairways,always a treat for the eye at any time of year. A variety of flexible banquet packages are available or you can custom-design your own event with help from our events planning staff.
Contact: Leeann White 410-836-9600 ext.1126
W. Lee Glanville
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Join us for our Sunday Brunch $19.95 adults $8.95 children
Unlimited Bloody Mary's or Mimosa Bar for an additional $5.00 per person.
Monday - Wednesday 3 course menu $25 changes weekly.
Where Great Events Begin Our rustic Loft with views over the golf course is perfect for any occasion.The Founders room is the perfect room for a dinner meeting, or private celebration. Our air conditioned tented pavilion complete with chandeliers is spectacular for your larger events.
Mountain Branch Grille & Pub Ratings and Reviews
Everything was good but our waitress was ...
Everything was good but our waitress was overwhelmed. There were only two staff people handling the whole area and it was difficult for her to keep up. (No fault of hers) There should have been more staff available.
We try to like this place, really. Seat ...
We try to like this place, really. Seated promptly, server polite and took beverage order. Brought beverages, took dinner order. Salads were prompt and delicious. And then we sat for over 1 hour waiting for the main course. People at other tables [not many were filled] were also waiting. And waiting. And waiting. Spoke to the server, said the kitchen was "behind" due to a large private party. Spoke to the manager who said the kitchen was "training" people so it was taking longer. Shouldn't training be done when the restaurant is closed? If they knew they were going to have a large private party and would be unable to handle the party and the regular restaurant patrons, why take reservations? About 45 minutes into the wait, the server came over to announce that the manager said dessert would be complimentary. Who wanted dessert after waiting forever for a meal. Finally, we told the server we were leaving if the main course wasn't out in 5 minutes. It was and two of the 4 meals were almost cold, so they had been sitting for quite a while somewhere. The food itself was very good but only if you like barely warm. Sad because it is a lovely building, lovely location and someone evidently knows how to prepare good food. One other thing, on the menu in bold print it says NO SUBSTITUTIONS. There are often things added to a dish which people don't like or are allergic to. Why would you narrow the choice because the chef likes certain things with the main course. They tend to add bacon to everything and one person in our group cannot eat bacon, so it is a very difficult thing to find a meal without an item you cannot eat. They should consider removing that no substitutions note. Not very friendly.
Over all the food was fair. Our waitres ...
Over all the food was fair. Our waitress was mean, dear lord we are scared to ask for anything. Over looked it, because everybody has a bad day, we made the best of it and laughed about it. At the end of our meal, she came around a little. Prices were fair not great and I would only go to Mountain Branch for a special occasion for the scenery.
We went for the brunch. Service was bett ...
We went for the brunch. Service was better than expected, very polite and accommodating. Food was better than going to IHOP but the price is a little high for what we ate. But overall I would go again, just would take advantage of the unlimited mimosa or Bloody Mary.
Need to have a larger selection of wine ...
Need to have a larger selection of wine by the glass. My wine was served in a glass that had lipstick on the rim and it took longer than it should have to get the waiters attention and correct the problem. The noise level is rather loud, so if you want a romantic evening, I suggest you go some where else.
Our waiter was great. We were there for ...
Our waiter was great. We were there for Restaurant Week which included dessert. Ordered the chocolate flourless cake w/rasberry sauce. It tasted like it had bacon in the cake. Our waiter checked and sure enough that cake was for a special order. He apologized and gave us a new piece of cake w/out bacon. Couldn't have had better service and the food was delicious.
We chose the Mountain Branch Grille & Pu ...
We chose the Mountain Branch Grille & Pub as a quiet dinner to close the 2016 Baltimore Restaurant Week. As we scanned the menu, we saw that the dinner offering included my wife's principle appetizer choice, cream of crab soup. The other dinner choices were quite attractive.
Our dinner choice was the Chicken Baltimore, broiled chicken breast served over asparagus, with a light sauce.
My wife chose to have the wine pairings, each were great.
The chocolate flourless cake was a perfect ending.
We really want to like this restaurant b ...
We really want to like this restaurant but they just can't seem to get it right. Others must feel the same way because there were only a few other diners there. We haven't been in over a year after a series of bad experiences. We were willing to give the another try. The food was mediocre at best. Service was ok. The place needs an update. The vents overhead are filthy. Christmas lights still up in July. It is obvious they aren't trying. Perhaps the Thursday nite deck party pulls in enough business they don't need more. It's just a shame because there isn't any place like this in the area.
Visited during restaurant week, and teh ...
Visited during restaurant week, and teh chef's specials were all very good. good portions, flavorful and well presented. Wine pairings were included which made for a great deal. Menu ranges from Chilean Sea Bass to smoked Pork Chops to Shrimp and Grits. All three were well done and the sauce on the grits was superb. Moderately busy, so service was attentive, meal well paced, and the ambiance overlooking the golf course is an added bonus.
As always, our group of 6 gets together ...
As always, our group of 6 gets together at Mountain Branch during Restaurant Week. The menu gives you a wide variety of choices is using the Restaurant Week menu. Food was good as always and the atmosphere is great. We don't always use the Restaurant Week menu and have never been disappointed with anything we've ordered.
Everything was very nice as far at the f ...
Everything was very nice as far at the food and service. My only problem was the fact that since deck dining was active my party and I had to fight flies on our food from the deck door opening and letting them in the main restaurant. This is truly a turn off !and would make me think before coming back in the summer when deck service was available.
We had an awesome dinner. It was our an ...
We had an awesome dinner. It was our anniversary and everyone was so kind. My husband got the rack of lamb and it was delicious. I got the scallops and they were perfect. Not rubbery or under cooked. The meal could not have been any better. The server was attentive but not hovering. He had a great sense of humor. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. We have not been there in a while but we certainly will be returning.
I have visited Mountain Branch more than ...
I have visited Mountain Branch more than a few times. I will tell you that it is better for lunch/brunch than for dinner. I enjoy the buffet on Sundays and I feel like that is a better value for your money. Dinner was excellent, just the prices are a little steep. The service is always great either way. I will continue to go there on Sundays for brunch. That is the best brunch around.
My husband and I have been going to Mountain branch since it opened years ago… The food is always good… Outdoor seating is great… The portions were incredibly small and left us both hungry after spending $80 on two dinners and one drink… The portions are way too small for the prices
We only went there because it was a beautiful evening and we wanted to sit out on the back patio… It will probably be a while before we go again
Great food terrible service
I have to start out by saying the food here is great. Unfortunately our experience with service was terrible. The dining room didn't have very many people in it but apparently there was a "party of 300" out on the patio. Since I am on a strict diet I asked for one of their salads and was told they were out of the goat cheese. I then asked to have the salad without it since I wasn't going to eat it anyway. The waitress had to go check with the manager. When she finally came back she said I could have it but instead of giving me a break on the price they would make it bigger. Fine. After waiting 30 minutes and watching another table that came after we did get their fried oysters I called the waitress over to inquire about our food. She then told me about the 300 people outside. When the salad came 15 minutes later of course it had the dressing already on it, (requested on the side.) I told her I hated to make another complaint but the dressing was not on the side as requested. She took it back in a huff, never even apologized and returned with a much smaller, regular size salad. When our food finally came, of course the Chilean Sea Bass also had butter all over it plus in a side dish. So much for just putting it on the side. Since never once did she apologize for the wait, getting the order wrong or never giving us any kind of update for the delay I did not want to say anything about the order being wrong again. I'm always a little skittish about what the kitchen staff will do to your food when you return it. Overall 45 minutes to get a salad without even an update, apology, or at least a manager visiting our table just to apologize for the wait is beneath a restaurant of this caliber. It will be a long time before or if we return.
This was our first visit to the restaurant, and we were struck by the magnificent scenery despite the rain that day. We will definitely return to dine on the lovely patio. All the dishes we ordered were very well prepared and service was friendly and efficient. My martini was very generous, as was the veal chop with mushroom sauce and risotto that I ordered. The beet and arugula salad was very tasty and not overly dressed. The only negative was loud music from a wedding going on in the adjacent banquet space. Without that, it would have been a perfect meal.
When we arrived the hostess was missing ...
When we arrived the hostess was missing and everyone seemed like we were unexpected, despite having a reservation. A cook had to go find her. We were seated in the back room at 3 tables pushed together. Third table, which was much smaller than the other two, was so wobbly that it had to be broken. Only after we requested to switch out a different table was it even considered. The waiter was very pleasant but seemed distracted and a little disheveled. The food was very good. The drinks were only refilled once (I believe) and the iced tea had little ice in it. I know we were only there for lunch, but we expected much better based on Mountain Branch Grill's reputation. The ones in our party who were visiting for the first time were not impressed. I have had excellent experiences in the past and was hoping to experience that for our Mother's Day family lunch.
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