The elegant Bayard House restaurant is located along the waterfront on the banks of the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal in historic South Chesapeake City, MD. Chesapeake City is a marvelous destination, by land or water, hosting bed and breakfast inns, antique stores and gift shops. Spend the day visiting our unique shops and enjoy lunch or dinner at the Bayard House.
The restaurants menu consists of traditional Eastern Shore cuisine with a European flair. Specialties include our award winning Maryland Crab Soup, Maryland Crab Cakes, and Tournedos Baltimore. Prized for an award winning wine list, the Bayard House Restaurant offers elegant dining in a romantic atmosphere. Click on any of the menus at the top right to view our current selection.
Dating back to the 1780's, the historic Bayard House Restaurant is considered to be the oldest building in South Chesapeake City. Our History page will help you learn more about this historical building.
The Bayard House offers dining on two levels in addition to the outdoor patio. The patio is adjacent to the C&D canal and offers an unparalleled view of commercial shipping and pleasure boating in this recreational Canal town. Waterfront dining is available on the patio, weather permitting, in the two enclosed porches or in one of several interior rooms.
Please call for times and reservations. Directions to the Bayard House Restaurant are also available.
Our dress code includes casual dress. Tie and jacket are not required. Jeans are acceptable. In warm weather we ask no tank tops, cut-off's, or bathing suit attire.
The Bayard House Restaurant is open year round. If you visit by boat, there is a public dock and anchorage available within a block of the restaurant.