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Docking at a local restaurant for a bite to eat and a cold drink is must on these early days of the boating season. You’re in luck! The Atlantic Marinas team has pulled together some of their favorite local hangouts accessible by boat and conveniently located to Baltimore, Severna Park, and Pasadena. Please visit each establishments website or Facebook page for complete details including their hours of operation and docking procedures.

The Point Crab House & Grill:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 4′ 9.4728” N/76° 30′ 41.0904” W
Located at our very own Atlantic Marinas Ferry Point, The Point is an award-winning casual waterfront restaurant situated on Mill Creek in Arnold offering American fare with Maryland/Chesapeake specialties. All Atlantic Marinas members get free VIP restaurant docking when available.

The Crazy Tuna Bar & Grille:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 18′ 40.5828” N76° 25′ 58.2492” W
Great food with an awesome atmosphere. This lively hangout serves seafood, burgers and American eats. When visiting you have to experience the tiki bar and beach! Situated on Hopkins Creek in Middle River they offer 45 free transient boat slips.

Hard Yacht Café:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 14′ 41.604” N/76° 30′ 48.4992” W
Located on Bear Creek in Dundalk, the Hard Yacht Café is a great place for drink specials, including a floating crush bar, open Memorial Day to Labor Day. The restaurant specializes in American fare and features local seafood specials. This waterfront establishment is a great place to catch live music by local musicians.

Mike’s Crab House North:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 8′ 56.7276” N/76° 30′ 11.4804” W
Located at White Rocks Marina in Pasadena, Mike’s is known best for it’s steamed crabs. However, don’t be fooled, it offers more than just crabs; seafood, steaks, outdoor seating, and live music draws a crowd to this casual eatery, and of course the steamed crabs!

Donnelly’s Dockside Seafood Bar & Grill:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 2′ 56.4684” N/76° 27′ 38.5236”W.
The perfect waterfront destination! Located on Deep Creek in Arnold, this family-owned restaurant & lounge on the bay serves up creative regional American fare & drinks.

Harbor Shack Inc.:
GPS Coordinates: 39°08’03.9″N /76°14’53.5″W
The most unique waterfront bar and grill in Rock Hall. This upbeat establishment has features seafood and American fare and has live music every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Libbey’s Coastal Kitchen + Cocktails:
GPS Coordinates: 38° 58′ 50.3832” N/76° 19′ 56.8452” W
Located at the base of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on the eastern shore in Stevensville, this restaurant features breathtaking views, gorgeous sunsets and fresh, local seafood. A great waterfront choice for seafood & seasonal American fare, with nautical decor & outdoor decks.

Rumor Reel:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 8′ 0.949” N/76° 28′ 46.03” W
Located on Bodkin Creek in Pasadena, The Rumor Reel is a waterfront kitchen pub offering fresh and homemade fare with indoor dining plus porch, deck and dock bar options. Also don’t miss live music and specials at the Electric Eel Tiki Bar. Closed on Tuesdays.

The Broken Oar:
GPS Coordinates: 39° 9′ 40.972” N/76° 32′ 40.315” W
Offering panoramic waterfront views of beautiful Nabbs Creek, The Broken Oar serves lunch and dinner in their dining room/ bar and on the waterfront deck. Enjoy a diverse menu featuring everything from homemade soups, salads, sushi, fresh dough pizza, sandwiches, seafood and gourmet entrees. Closed Mondays.

Please leave a comment below if you have another favorite spot that we should check-out and add to our list!

Upper Chesapeake Bay hangouts to visit by boat

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