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Where history meets hospitality 

Nestled off the banks of the Patapsco River in historic Elkridge, The Elkridge Furnace Inn is best known for its scenic views, locally sourced & grown ingredients, dedication to hospitality, and outstanding culinary creations in both the Tavern restaurant and catering atmospheres. We pride ourselves on delivering the same level of service that made The Elkridge Furnace Inn, Baltimore’s home for exceptional hospitality for over thirty years. 


Whether dining in our circa 1744 upscale, farm-to-table restaurant, or joining us for a special event, we are pleased to welcome you! Our location is easy access from major routes and just minutes from Baltimore! We are Chef-owned, use organic practices on the property, locally source ingredients, and pride ourselves in using time honored cooking methods to create memorable culinary creations! Explore what we have to offer through our diverse events such as hands-on cooking experiences, literary theater teas, or a Chef Dan hosted wine dinner! We've got something for everyone!

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I can’t even begin to tell people how spectacular it was to have our wedding at this establishment. Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE, was so unbelievably kind, helpful, organized, detailed, loving, and made the day so special. It’s so cliche to say, but it truly was a very special day. This was the only venue we looked at and for good reason. I can’t thank the entire staff and Sarah, Donna, and Dan, enough for all the love and attention they gave to our wedding day.


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31 years ago we started the Elkridge Furnace Inn project with the restoration of this historic complex. Dan used his training in French cuisine and our menu had subtitles. Over the years, our gardens have expanded along with what we produce right here. The Garden House was added from the house we had lived in for 12 years for intimate celebrations. When it became more important where our food came from than a French etiquette, our Farm to Table experience became more evident. The layers of living history along with the natural beauty being part of the Patapsco Valley State Park are even more front and center with the redecorating we have done over the last year and a half with carefully chosen artwork including a new landscape created for us by Joann Weiss of the river behind us. Our new front sign now speaks of this identity in bold and clear ways. Gone is the "Fine Dining" label. We don't want to be confined by a box but to create outside of the box in the freshest way possible. Slightly more casual, but always the finest quality. New ideas, new opportunities! Like a vintage wine mellowing with age, we keep getting better. If it's been a while since you've experienced our gracious hospitality, there is much to see and taste that is new. 

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Owners Chef Dan & Donna Wecker