25 Union Street
Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
Phone: (304) 535-6391
Fax: (304) 535-6395
This cafe and restaurant has three unique dining rooms and a garden enclosed with pine trees. The Blue Moon Cafe has got a charm that is very appealing. The menu is eclectic and vast. Using only products procured from the local farms which are organic while the meats are sourced from free range suppliers. Relish the pizzas, quiche, delicious sandwiches, hearty soups and salads along with tap beers, bottled brews or wines. Vegetarians will love the veggie delights that they offer. Blue Moon also regularly hosts live music, featuring talented local musicians.
If you think modern living is absurd enough, think again! This restaurant is located inside a mill. The hardwood floors, cozy booths and petite tables with wooden pillars try to give this place a 'casual diner' look. But come on! It's a mill. However, other features are normal enough. Little lanterns suspended midway and miniature spotlights bathe the dining area with soft lighting. Chef Marrocco and his team hustle in the kitchen for an array of tasty eats such as soups, pizzas, small plates, sandwiches and Magnolia specials, such as bucatini pasta with chicken. More than 12 taps of American beer and a list of wines greet patrons at the bar.
Visits to Lightfoot are great culinary experiences though you won't be leaving light-footed. The grand piano at the Piano Bar and the classic, rustic architecture in contemporary tones welcome you. Try the blue ridge spinach salad, crispy prawns over stir fried shanghai noodles and sesame and hoison crusted salmon. Peanut butter mousse torte for dessert is a cherry on the top. Dietary and vegetarian requests are considered. After dinner drinks such as Irish Coffee, cognacs, wines are also available. Don't miss the live music and a variety of entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays. Banquet areas, like the Sheridan Room accommodates guests for anniversaries and weddings.
Affectionately known as "Tuskie's," the Tuscarora Grain Mill built in 1898, has been painstakingly preserved throughout multiple restorations. Like the mill, the menu is quite large, offering an impressive array of steak, lamb, chicken, seafood, and pasta dishes. Equally great are the desserts, wines, and beers. With hundreds of wine selections, dozens of draft and imported beers, and a dessert to suit everyone's taste, you are sure to have a memorable American dining experience at the Tuscarora Mill.
Gear up for an indulgent steakhouse experience at this city institution that has been delighting Frederick's palate for more than four decades now. A sculpture of a red horse greets people at the busy intersection where the restaurant stands. The atmosphere inside is extremely elegant, thanks in part to there being little effort to change anything from when it was first established. Original brick-exposed walls with some great lighting choices give the place a very rustic, yet comfortable vibe. The all wood-paneled bar is a visual delight. Choose from a hearty menu of freshly grilled steaks including favorites like the sirloin filet and filet mignon. Apart from this, there's a good choice of grilled seafood specialties as well. The entrees on the menu are split up in two sections to cater to lighter appetites as well. The wine list is suitably diverse and offers good pairing options. The atmospheric restaurant can accommodate groups with ease and is a popular venue for hosting business and private functions. Check website for more.
Classy and casual, the Mediterranean Grill at Frederick serves up a selection of scrumptious Mediterranean dishes. Although the service may be a tad slow, what you get at the end of your wait is well worth it. The dishes that arrive at your table are freshly prepared and beautifully presented. The hummus, falafels and shish kebab plates are especially popular, while the samplers are a great choice for those new to the cuisine. All in all, the Mediterranean Grill is a wonderful place to go to for a relaxing, leisurely meal with loved ones. The restaurant has recently joined hands with Waiter on the Way, making it possible for diners to sample some of their traditional fare from the comfort of their homes.
May's Restaurant is a haven for seafood lovers, with a menu featuring so many mouth-watering options that you will be hard pressed to decide where to begin. While every dish here has a merit of its own, the crabs are by far the most sumptuous. Although primarily a seafood restaurant, May's also offers a few options for those who cannot or do not wish to indulge in a culinary delight of the marine variety. Delicious food and friendly service are the hallmarks of this warm and inviting place, and before you know it you will be back for a taste of more.
La Paz is a cheerful little Mexican restaurant located at South Market Street. The menu features a variety of Mexican dishes, including popular favorites like fajitas, quesadillas, guacamole and tacos, alongside burgers and sandwiches for those who are not fond of Mexican flavors. The service is friendly, and the ambiance is bubbling with life. With a selection of beers and margaritas to add, a visit to La Paz is likely to be a pleasant one.
Cacique Restaurant offers its diners a relaxed, yet formal dining experience. The menu features an excellent selection of Spanish and Mexican dishes, with something to suit most taste buds. With a fireplace and outdoor seating, the restaurant is diverse and caters to parties of all sizes. While all the dishes are well prepared and generous in portion, the fajitas are especially popular. With a tantalising menu, attentive service and welcoming ambiance, Cacique Restaurant is a great place to head to for a taste of Spanish/Mexican cuisine in a refined setting.
The Tasting Room at Frederick offers its customers not just a simple meal, but rather a dining experience. With panoramic views of the bustling Market Street, the restaurant strives to do justice to the town's historic culture while presenting a modern take on food. The dishes vary from more traditional favorites like Crispy Calamari and Local Beef Hamburger, to more exotic selections like escargot. Sumptuous, delicious, fresh and artistically plated, the dishes at the Tasting Room are best paired with any of the fine options on their excellent wine list. The attentive and knowledgeable service is the icing on this cake, making the price tag well worth the experience.
Sitting at the ground level of the beautiful Hendrickson Building downtown, Isabella's renders an experience that's as striking as its surroundings. Exposed brick walls greet you inside and stand testimony to the history of the place. Most of the interiors retain the its original features, with some thoughtful contemporary touches and lighting choices making for an elegant, yet comfortable dining room. Tapas is the name of the game at Isabella's and you'll thoroughly enjoy the superb variety on offer. Apart from this, the extensive menu of Spanish specialties including classics like paella is sure to please one and all. Food menu changes seasonally and makes use of the freshest produce available. The wine list has a fair amount of variety, with some great choices in champagnes and bottled reds and whites. Try the sherries and sangria for an authentic experience. The patio is a popular affair.
While the historic building that houses Firestone's looks pretty much like a number of other ones that surround it in Frederick's historic center, it assumes a prominent character inside thanks to some smart retaining and reworking on the interiors. Original exposed brick walls blending in with the rich wood paneling and accents make for an extremely elegant atmosphere inside. Ornate lamps and a warm lighting overall accentuate atmosphere. Executive chef Jack Walker presents a menu of familiar looking American favorites with his own flavorful twists for a satisfying experience. The seemingly endless bar at Firestone's boasts of a drinks selection as large, and is an extremely popular affair not just to hang out with friends, but also to make new ones. Choose from a selection of no less than 80 beers spanning the globe and a superb wine list that has won accolades from Wine Spectator. Swing by during the popular happy hours for some great deals. Garnering rave reviews and a number of awards since its inception, Firestone's is easily one of the city's favorites.