Our Great Room in the Campus Center has an inviting atmosphere, cherry paneling, hardwood furniture, and some of the best food anywhere! Bon Appetit, our food service provider, offers an array of choices for every meal and serves fresh, local produce.
There’s also a campus coffee shop and store, a Quiznos, and a made-to-order grill at the Upper Deck. A grab-n-go at the Lewis Quadrangle suites offers a quick breakfast or lunch option for students on the go. The Daily Grind offers coffee, Freshens fruit smoothies, and convenience store snacks.
Consult the St. Mary's County Travel and Tourism website or try one of these local favorites that are in close proximity to St. Mary's College of Maryland:
- Asahi Japanese Steak House
Asahi is located in San Souci Plaza, which is north of the college on Rt. 235. Entertainment and good food all in one if you sit at the grill!
- Bear Creek Barbecue
- Blue Wind Gourmet
Gourmet sandwiches, soups, pizza and salads. Open daily 11am-7:30pm.
- Brome-Howard Inn
St. Mary's City, MD
Named among the Washington, D.C. area's best restaurants and inns. Open Thursday-Sunday.
- Café Des Artistes
A casual relaxing atmosphere with daily specials and culinary masterpieces. Open Tuesday-Friday 11am-2pm and 5pm-9pm, Saturday 5pm-9pm, Sunday noon-8pm. Closed Mondays.
- Cheeseburger In Paradise California, MD (Wildwood Shopping Center)
- Linda's Café
Lexington Park, MD
Home cooked meals. Breakfast all day, lunch and dinner. Carry-out available.
Inexpensive and quickly served Southwestern and Tex Mex. Fun and casual atmosphere located in the San Souci Shopping Center.
- Okada Japanese Steak & Seafood House California, MD (Wildwood Shopping Center)
- Scheible's Crab Pot
Md route 5 south to Ridge, Md. Turn onto Wynne Rd (Rte. 252). Drive until you see the sign for Scheible's on the right. Try the cream of crab soup and crabettes, or some fresh fish caught that morning! Closed in winter months, call first.
- Spinnaker's Waterfront Restaurant (Point Lookout Marina)
Md route 5 south 6 miles to Ridge, Md. Turn onto Wynne Rd (Rte. 252). Go 1.6 miles and take a right onto Millers Wharf Rd. Spinnaker's is located at the Marina at the end of the street. Gourmet seafood dinners and elegant desserts are well worth the expense!
- The Tides Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Lexington Park, MD
Solomon's Island Restaurants
All are located within walking distance of each other on Solomon's Island, about 20 minutes from the college. Take Route 5 North to Willows Road, then Rt. 235 North to Rt. 4 North. Cross the Solomon's Bridge and merge right at the end of the bridge and take the next right onto Solomon's Island Road.
- CD Café: 14350 Solomon's Island Road
Creative cuisine, including espresso, pastries, and delectable desserts.
- DiGiovanni's Dock of the Bay: 14556 Solomon's Island Road
Italian fare in a quaint waterfront setting.
- Captain's Table: 275 Lore Road
Located 1st right over bridge at Solomons, at stop sign go straight behind the Comfort Inn, Captain's Table serves breakfast, and dinner in a waterfront dining room. Best cream of crab soup.
- Catamaran's Seafood and Steaks: 14470 Solomon's Island Road
A casual dining atmosphere known for its blackened crab cakes and hot wings.
- Stoney's Kingfishers: Calvert Marina, Dowell Road
Fresh seafood overlooking the Calvert Marina.
- Stoney’s Kingfishers: Calvert Marina, Dowell Road
Fresh seafood overlooking the Calvert Marina
- Solomon's Pier Restaurant & Lounge: Solomon's Island
Yet another wonderful seafood restaurant!
- Boomerangs: Solomon's Island, Rt. 4
Original Ribs, Chicken, Seafood, Steaks.
Keep in mind that this is not a comprehensive list of local restaurants. Check out these websites for a more detailed collection of restaurants: