All reviews are from people who have redeemed deals with this merchant.
· Reviewed October 17, 2017
· Reviewed August 26, 2017
· Reviewed August 24, 2017
What You'll Get
Choose Between Two Options
- $22 for a one-hour kayak rental for two ($40 value)
- $44 for a one-hour kayak rental for four ($80 value)
- Click here for directions and hours
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 450 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required. Subject to weather conditions. Must be 12 or older. Must sign liability waiver. Valid for single person kayaks only. Paddles and life jackets provided. May be repurchased every 30 days. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Island View Waterfront Cafe
Cuisine Type: American casual, seafood
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 25–50
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular offering: Maryland crabcakes, crab pretzels, scallops
Alcohol: Full bar
Delivery/Takeout Available: Takeout only
Outdoor Seating: Yes
Q&A with Bryan Laing, Owner
In your own words, how would you describe your menu?
[It's an] American-casual menu with many seafood options and classic dishes; [there are] no crazy or hyped-up ingredients.
What is one of your most popular offerings? How is it prepared?
Our crab cakes are the most popular and, along with our crab soups, are the oldest recipe. We've been featured on a Maryland public-television special about the best crab cakes in the Baltimore/Maryland area.
What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?
The building was built in 1928 as a dancehall and picnic grove for [the] residents of Baltimore to enjoy. There was also a speakeasy in the basement during Prohibition. The dance floor is still [the] original. Also, we have one of the oldest liquor licenses in Baltimore County. [It was] issued when Prohibition ended.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The property is on a point overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. The cove for kayaking is a protected calm-water cove with a sandy bottom. There are beautiful sunsets, Chesapeake Bay wildlife, ospreys, and bald eagles for sight seeing.