NEWS: In case you’re interested in even MORE quality Eastern Shore news
– The Kent County News for local news, photos, sports, opinion and more.
– The Chestertown Spy offers town news and features on local art, dining and Eastern Shore living.
– Washington College news provides a calendar of weekly events and programs as well as links to WC in the news and articles about faculty, staff and student accomplishments.
Dining: Some of the most popular restaurants and carry-outs for WC students
– BLUEBIRD TAVERN
Address: 512 Washington Avenue
Days/Hours: Mon-Fri: 9am-2am; Sat: 9am-1pm
Great food, a lively bar and an inviting atmosphere; perfect for a family meal or late-night snack.
– CHINA HOUSE
Address: Kent Plaza
Days/Hours: Mon-Thu: 11am-10:30pm; Fri-Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 12-10pm
Huge servings at incredible prices; a late-night favorite.
– ELLEN’S COFFEE SHOP
Address: 205 Spring Avenue
Days/Hours: Mon-Sat: 6am-2pm; Sun: 6am-1pm, Dinner Thu-Fri: 4-7pm;
The perfect stop if you’re in the mood for a home-cooked, hearty breakfast for cheap.
– EVERGRAIN BREAD COMPANY
Address: 201-203 High Street
Days/Hours: Tue-Sat: 6:30 a.m – 5 p.m, Sun: 8-2, Closed Mon
Specializing in fresh-baked pastries and breads as well as a wide selection of soups and sandwiches, breakfast specials and coffee treats.
– THE FISH WHISTLE
Address: 98 Cannon Street & Chester River
Beautiful restaurant overlooking the Chester River waterfront, with amazing soups and sandwiches and a great bar scene.
Days/Hours: Mon-Sat: Lunch 11am-4pm, Dinner 5-9pm; Sun Breakfast: 10am-12pm, Sun Menu 12-7pm, Bar menu 7 days a week
– THE FREEZE
Address: 713 Washington Ave
Days/Hours: Mon.–Sun. 10AM–10PM
Home of the “Big Freeze Burger” Burgers, and also offers sandwiches, sundaes, shakes, fried Chicken, steaks, fries and more.
– IMPERIAL HOTEL
Address: 208 High Street
Days/Hours: Tue-Fri: Lunch 11:30am-3pm, Dinner 4-9pm; Sat-Sun: Brunch 9am-3pm, Saturday Dinner 4-9pm, Sunday Dinner 4-8pm
A century-old hotel and restaurant right in the center of town, with Eastern Shore classics the fine-dining way.
– LEMON LEAF CAFE
Address: 117 S. Cross Street, Chestertown
Days/Hours: Sun-Wed: 7:30am-3pm, Thur-Sat: 7:30am-8pm
Voted the “Best Restaurant in Chestertown,” it serves Eastern Shore favorites with a home-cooked twist; their cream of crab soup is to die for.
– HERB’S SOUP AND SUCH
Address: 827 High Street Chestertown
Days/Hours: Mon – Thurs 10:30am -3:00pm, Fri 10:30am -7:00pm
Carry out soups and sandwiches and daily specials, all organic and made as you wait.
– LUISA’S CAFE
Address: 14 Washington Square
Days/Hours: Mon-Sat: 10am-9:30pm; Sun: 11am-9pm
Italian specialty entrees, gourmet pizzas and sandwiches in a casual dining atmosphere.
– NEW YORK KOSHER STYLE DELI
Address: 323 High Street
Days/Hours: Closed on Wednesday. Check website for hours.
Kosher-style New York Deli sandwiches and specialties.
– O’CONNOR’S PUB & RESTAURANT
Address: 844 High Street
Days/Hours: Wed-Sun: 11:30am-10pm
Serving Irish cuisine specialities with beautiful outdoor seating; also features an Irish pub.
– PLAY IT AGAIN SAM
Address: 108 S. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD, 21620
Located in the heart of downtown Chestertown, Play It Again Sam serves coffee offerings, breakfast and lunch specialties, snacks and wine; if you’re lucky, there might be some live music playing.
Days/Hours: Mon-Thur: 7am-7pm; Fri: 7am-9pm; Sat: 7am-5pm;
First Friday: 7am-10pm
– PLAZA TAPATIA
Address: 715 Kent Plaza
Days/Hours: Mon-Fri: 11am-10pm; Sat: 12-10pm; Sun: 12-9pm
Featuring Mexican and Spanish specialties, giant margaritas, and a fun, casual atmosphere.
– PROCOLINO’S PIZZERIA
Address: 711 Washington Avenue, Suite 9
Days/Hours: Daily 10am-10pm
Serving Italian classics at great prices, including pizza, pasta, salads and more.
– STAM’S SODA FOUNTAIN
Address: 215 E. High Street
Days/Hours: Mon-Thur: 8am-5:30pm; Fri: 8am-6pm; Sat: 8am-2pm
Along with its snacks and ice cream, best known at WC for its killer milkshakes.
– UNCLE CHARLIE’S BISTRO
Address: 834 B High Street
Days/Hours: Mon-Thu: 11:30am-8:30pm; Fri-Sat: 11:30am-9:30pm; Sun: Brunch 10am-3pm, Dinner 3-8:30pm
Offers great Americana classics, including specialty burgers, weekend breakfasts and a bloody mary bar on weekends.
– WASHINGTON’S TAVERN
Address: 337 1/2 High Street
A WC favorite for late-night snacks and drinks.