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Annabel Lee Tavern

601 S. Clinton St. (Fleet St.) Send to Phone
410-522-2929 | Order Now!
An atmospheric Poe-themed pub, with poetry on the walls and a poetic take on American tavern fare.
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Lunch & Brunch Sun., Dinner nightly
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Annabel Lee Tavern Restaurant Review

: If, upon a midnight dreary, you wander Canton weak and weary, seek out Annabel Lee to restore your spirits. Actually “spirits” is an apt term, as this cozy corner tavern offers both alcoholic restoratives and a touch of the macabre, thanks to muse Edgar Allan Poe. A portrait of the writer and sometime Baltimorean --- his final poem gives the restaurant its name --- graces the dining room, where his words are stenciled on the walls; spooky raven silhouettes and more poetry adorn the exterior. The kitchen adds a touch of the poetic to the fare as well, upscaling and updating such pub-grub perennials as nachos (with barbecued chicken and apple wood-smoked bacon), gyros (made with rosemary beef tenderloin), and addictive duck-fat fries dusted with herbes de Provence. Fancier fare includes pan-seared duck breast with whisky-braised apple sauce and grilled halibut with cilantro-garlic butter. An ample beer menu includes the local Raven Ale, and cocktails bear such gothic names as “Descent Into the Maelstrom” and “Dream Within a Dream.” Poe probably would have approved. Cantonites definitely do, so secure a reservation.

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