Schaefer's Canal House

The Patio at Schaefer's Canal HouseSchaefer's restaurant is surrounded by many breath-taking views of the C&D Canal both from our dining room and outside veranda. Our menu is comprised of a variety of scrumptious seafood dishes. The menu is arranged to complement the bounty of Maryland's local waterways. Schaefer's kitchen is staffed with chefs' capable of producing a range of mouth-watering combinations of dishes. Of course, you can enjoy one of Maryland's specialties which is the crab cake. Also for people on the go, or that want to enjoy a piece of Schaefer's in the comfort of their home, we do have a very convenient Take Out located on the lower level. We are well equipped to service overnight guests at our marina including mega yachts in addition to our local transit boaters. Our marina offers ample space to dock, along with knowledgeable deckhands to help load and offload passengers. Schaefer's is a very convenient stop for transient boaters looking to fuel their boat, stay overnight, or stock up with marine supplies. More information about our marina is just one click away!

Our banquet room is ready to host your next private or corporate event. With trained staff, room for 250+ guests, and panoramic views of the C&D Canal we can provide everything you need to have a memorable event with us! The beauty of Schaefer's Canal House is the open space that is available. Whether your event needs to be inside our banquet hall or on the dock pavilion, upstairs on the veranda, or a smaller event in the lounge we have you covered! Naturally, the true essence of relaxation is sampling a cold drink while watching the sun go down. You can do exactly that at our Lighthouse Bar located on the patio. During our boating season, we provide band and entertainment, and spectacular settings. Next to the Lighthouse Bar, we have cozy seating arrangements with illuminating fire pits which add a little flare to the night... ~Welcome to our house