Tucked away on the waterfront of Canton, one of Baltimore’s oldest neighborhoods, is a panoramic view of the Baltimore Harbor and Fort McHenry. With menus inspired by the Chesapeake Bay, BoatHouse Canton and The DockBar are the neighborhood’s go-to spot for friendly service, great food, great atmosphere, and the best view in Baltimore. We were voted Baltimore Sun’s Best Outdoor Dining and Top 15 Most Beautiful Places . We are committed to delivering an exceptional guest experience every time.
The BoatHouse is only a few steps from the heart of Canton, just 1.8 miles from I- 95 and I -895, and has docking slips for boats up to 70ft. Whether you are looking for a romantic dinner with a view, a quick bite to eat, a few drinks with friends, or are planning your next big business event or celebration – The BoatHouse has ideally suited spaces inside and outside, for all your needs!
In a historic power plant building with a nautical theme, The BoatHouse’s floor to ceiling windows, warm hardwood floors, and comfortable seating with views is undeniably unique.
Our Community Table with 20 seats is perfect for enjoying our craft cocktails, and for beer lovers who want to check out a wide selection of craft beers. We have a new draft system with 10 new taps – and it’s great for meeting new friends! The new Wine Bar with its expanded bottle selection features flights to taste different options.
Rain or Shine, the Sunroom’s wall to wall windows lets you look out on the water, and is one of our most popular rooms available for private parties! Upstairs, fitting to be called the View, is our second level balcony with a private bar giving you the best angle of Ft. McHenry, through huge arched windows!
The BoatHouse Canton gives you a delicious Baltimore twist on all your favorite dishes. Fresh seafood, tender Creekstone Farms steaks and burgers, a design-your-own salad bar with as many toppings as you want, and house-made sauces and dressings–it’s hard not to find something to be excited about.
In its fourth season, BoatHouse is well known as one of Baltimore’s best Brunch spots on Saturday and Sunday. Weather permitting, the DockBar serves a casual brunch.
A BH creation, the BoatHouse Crab Cake Burger, pairs our locally sourced Creekstone Farms Angus Beef, Havarti Cheese, our special-recipe Crab Cake, and a perfectly toasted brioche bun to make a meal you won’t forget.
Our seasonal menus are filled with the freshest ingredients to showcase our Chef’s talents. Our Executive Chef, Luis, creates some amazing dishes that vary every weekend.
We’ve partnered with local Baltimore businesses, such as Heavy Seas, and Sagamore Distillery to create specialty drinks. Come try our own BoatHouse Gold Ale and Sagamore Slush are pouring out on the DockBar daily!
The DockBar’s casual patio seating with Live Music and a covered tent is the family (and dog!) friendly place to be.
The updated Smoke Shack at the DockBar features a different selection of smoked meats, burgers, tacos, and more. Happy hour Monday – Wednesday all day, some of our specials include Taco Tuesday and Rose All Day Sunday’s!
Outdoor TV’s in the DockBar and Tent are always playing local sports, so you won’t miss the Orioles or the Ravens!
Birthday parties, business receptions and dinners, baby showers and rehearsal dinners are only a few of the special occasions our guests have come to celebrate. Our Event Manager works with every guest to design and create and event that will delight everyone in your party! Our multiple indoor and outdoor, private and semi-private spaces enables our guests the option to host any size event from 30 – 500 people.
Recently awarded “Best- Outdoor Drinking” in Baltimore Sun, there is no lack of evidence that BoatHouse and DockBar are getting noticed! Mentions from Baltimore Magazine, City Paper, Baltimore Business Journal, and countless Baltimore Bloggers confirm our local identity and has put us on the radar.
Actively posting on Social Media – we are constantly keeping guests up to date about specials and upcoming events. Our reviews let us know what our guests love so we can continue serving thousands of happy guests weekly! A Facebook survey we created let our guests vote on what beers they wanted to see for our St. Patrick’s Day weekend Blessing of the Taps – and a very lucky Facebook friend won $1000 cash!
We love to connect with the community, our DogsofDockbar Instagram even gives our furry friends the spotlight, because who doesn’t love a cute puppy picture! Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to keep up with everything the BoatHouse is getting into this summer, and join us!
The BoatHouse proudly hosts events serving most of Baltimore’s Leading Businesses and proudly sponsors many of Baltimore’s wonderful non-profits with a fundraising event almost every month throughout the season! We are committed to continuously supporting local charities such as Believe in Tomorrow, Brigance Brigade, ALS Foundation, Pathfinders for Autism, Warrior Canine Connection and Living Classrooms.