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Multi-course meals are served in an elegant country manor setting.


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Antrim 1844 Smokehouse Restaurant, Taneytown, MD


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Antrim 1844 Smokehouse Restaurant Restaurant Review

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About the restaurant: Could any dining destination beat a country manor for sheer romance? Maybe not, which is why the restored antebellum mansion and surrounding estate buildings, now an antique-filled bed-and-breakfast, is a popular wedding venue, and its Smokehouse Restaurant a top choice for celebrating romantic occasions and making new memories. Dinner is a prix-fixe, multi-course affair. The evening begins with drinks and passed hors d'oeuvres in the drawing room. Then you relax in a high-backed chair in front of a roaring fire, sip a glass of wine, and let the panoply of contemporary American cuisine play out before you. Request the wine cellar for private dining.

Food & Drinks: Your choices from the ever-changing six-course menu will arrive in gracious style, starting, say, with a smoked asparagus soup with duck confit, to be followed by an arugula salad, an intermezzo and then an entrée, such as lobster medallions in scallop mousse. Plates of varied desserts to share cap the extravaganza. The evening ends all too soon, but the memory lingers. Smart diners reserve a room for the night to save re-entry into the cold, cruel world for the bright light of day.





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