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They have the best shrimp and grits ...
They have the best shrimp and grits I have had outside of Savannah Georgia! My favorite meal. Boxcar 40 is now my favorite place to eat! Garlic Kale on top of the grits was fantastic. Not a big crab dip person but I ate a ton of it as it is the best I've ever had. I WILL BE BACK again  and again!
Lisa F. via yelp.com - Nov 18, 2020
You'll LOVE this place!! Food is outstanding! Customer service is to notch!! Paul and John know how to take care is their customers. Give Boxcar 40 a try, and I guarantee you'll return!
Ellen via google.com - Nov 9, 2020
The burgers were good but part of our order was missing and the fries weren't what I had expected from what I had seen online.
Roberta Burke via google.com - Nov 7, 2020
We had a great time John the GM was awesome, food was delicious and they were covid compliant, thank you for a memorable experience.
Carlos Mir via google.com - Nov 5, 2020
The food here was amazing. The ...
The food here was amazing. The deviled eggs were the best my husband or I have ever had, and we were both extremely happy with our entrees (I had a burger with fried green tomato and my husband had brisket). The outside dining was closed due to weather but the COVID precautions and social distancing for the indoor dining seemed adequ ... read more
Kaitlyn D. via yelp.com - Nov 1, 2020
Food was amazing, deviled eggs were the best I’ve ever had, service was great, the outdoor dining was closed because of the weather so we ate inside but felt that the distancing & COVID precautions were very good.
Kaitlyn Donaldson via google.com - Oct 31, 2020
I usually don't start out with this, but the service was excellent! The food had interesting combinations and additions but all were pretty good. We had pork ribs and steak. Both were prepared very well.
Ghee Buttersnaps via google.com - Oct 30, 2020
Nice atmosphere. Great service. Good food!!!!
Whitney Cook via google.com - Oct 24, 2020
Awesome!
Cynthia Cobai via google.com - Oct 23, 2020
Another great meal at Boxcar 40!! Special Birthday dinner for me!! Fabulous food, Wonderful service and a slice of lemon blueberry cake to die for!! A real treat. We wish you much sucess!
Jody Hagler via google.com - Oct 19, 2020
Excellent food and service ... read more
Daddo Smith via google.com - Oct 14, 2020
Great food ... read more
Clinton Foskey via google.com - Sep 29, 2020
Food and service was great.
Bradley Quillen via google.com - Sep 26, 2020
Update: upgraded to 5/5. It's the perfect locals spot, friendly staff who remember you and the food is perfect every. single. time Phenomenal presentation and a great price for this amazing food. Rating will PROBABLY go to a 5 after I try this place one more time ... read more
Mary Bohn via google.com - Sep 26, 2020
Found this spot during our Adventure Challenge! Crabby Pretzels are a must-have! Brisket Grilled Cheese was good & filling! Lots of options for the Boxcar Burger! Our waitress was super sweet! Decor inside and out is on point! Hope to make my way back here soon!
Sonji Hubbard via google.com - Sep 23, 2020
Amazing little place. Very cool atmosphere in an old firehouse. Friendly staff and food was great.
Stephen M via google.com - Sep 16, 2020
Great place, off the beaten path & very good food. I had crabcake sandwich, was very good. Also try the deviled eggs! Can't wait to go again 🙂 ... read more
Nana Banana via google.com - Sep 12, 2020
Deviled eggs were so good. Shrimp and grits were to die for.
Nikki Hayes via google.com - Sep 9, 2020
Good food! Awesome service. Can't wait to come back. It's nice to support a local business. It's not far off the road either!
Andrea T. via yelp.com - Sep 3, 2020
Good food, good drinks. Nice atmosphere ... read more
Joed Mejber via google.com - Aug 29, 2020
Always excellent food and staff! Highly recommend!
Denise Williams via google.com - Aug 22, 2020
Fantastic. Brisket was a little dry but the three dipping sauces made up for it. Pork belly was tender as could be. Mac and cheese appetizer with brisket was enough for my fiance as a meal. Highly recommend. So ready to go back and try more stuff. Staff was very friendly and laid back.
Ryan Payne via google.com - Aug 21, 2020
The food at Boxcar40 is always ...
The food at Boxcar40 is always delicious! Their brisket and pulled pork... so good! They frequently change up the topping on their deviled egg appetizer, and it is always yummy. The staff is friendly and make the experience that much more awesome.

Throughout this pandemic, they continue to morph their business model to be wha
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Bethany M. via yelp.com - Aug 15, 2020
Phenomenal presentation and a great price for this amazing food. Rating will PROBABLY go to a 5 after I try this place one more time ... read more
Mary Bohn via google.com - Jul 31, 2020
Thank you for letting patrons know your status. Can't wait for you to reopen ... read more
Sunny Sonnenrein via google.com - Jul 5, 2020
Fabulous food, fantastic service, and great company. Great 1st dining out since Covid-19 for this group. Thank you!
tanja giles via google.com - Jul 2, 2020
We have been here before. Service ...
We have been here before. Service as you would expect. Good crab pretzel. Much better than others in the area . Good price.
Jerome D. via yelp.com - Jun 28, 2020
If I could give this place more ...
If I could give this place more stars I would. Amazing bbq, awesome service, cool atmosphere. I highly recommend the brisket grilled cheese. We live an hour or so from here and you better believe we'll be back. The owner was a super friendly, welcoming guy. I highly recommend!
Kristin S. via yelp.com - Jun 20, 2020
Dude I just called yall! This was literally THE BEST food experience I've had locally in years!!! AND CARRY OUT AT THAT! The order was done in perfect time , It stayed hot the whole time until I got home to eat it , and dear jesus or who ever yall pray to.....the brisket...... that was some of the most perfectly cooked brisket. ... read more
Joey Glenn via google.com - Jun 18, 2020
Amazing bbq!
john meister via google.com - Mar 15, 2020
Great service, great food and a wonderful atmosphere. Will definitely come back. I just loved everything about this restaurant ♡ ... read more
Angela Mckenna via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
Food is delicious! Definetly worth the trip! The Brownie Sundae was amazing! The brussel sprouts were delicious with blue cheese!
Brenda Carey via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Great food and service ... read more
Tom Heck via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Top notch bbq. Crust on most pieces. Also risotto was extra creamy with perfectly prepared scallops ... read more
Seth Underwood via google.com - Feb 29, 2020
Amazing burgers!
Aaron Calloway via google.com - Feb 27, 2020
Some of the best ribs, brisquit and grits on the shore.
mike marshall via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
You know on the Food Network when ...
You know on the Food Network when a TV crew and celebrity chef/host stumbles upon some back of beyond restaurant run by a culinary artist who either went back home to cook good food, or after rambling around kitchens far and wide, settled down in small town America to open their own place? Can you picture it? Good. Because boxcar40 ( ... read more
Anthony C. via yelp.com - Feb 22, 2020
The food here was amazing! The ...
The food here was amazing! The Capt. Jerry's tuna nachos were good the tuna was top quality the wonton chips were cooked just right to be crispy and the Fresh fish was amazing! The rockfish was cooked just right my potatoes and Mac n Cheese sides were amazing!I would recommend popping by and have breakfast lunch or dinner ... read more
Chase T. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2020
Novel location and menu
Five for Saturday dinner. Choices ranged from filet mignon, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, burger and pork ribs. Sides are a little small and the menu seems to be priced a littlte high. Service was a little slow. There was a larger party in...More ... read more
OceanCityJoe via tripadvisor.com - Feb 13, 2020
Friendly staff but not pushy or fake...small town feel but not dinner type...food was good but maybe brisket was slightly dry and filet slightly over done.... interesting interior.....will likely try again ... read more
Jason Sapp via google.com - Feb 10, 2020
Cute place especially for the area. The filet mignon was waaaaay over cooked, Asked for it medium, was well done and a bit charred on the outside but the taste itself was fantastic.
M M Phoenix via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
Tasty, and atmospheric!
Jordan Wharton via google.com - Feb 2, 2020
It was great... bartender was very accommodating and food was delicious!
Roberta Hoch via google.com - Jan 25, 2020
Food was good, very clean and we ...
Food was good, very clean and we enjoyed the  atmosphere. The onion soup was good, cheasetake was greatt and the shrimp imp and grits were  good. A few cons ordered horshradish wings and got buffalo  when questioned she went Ann's got the right sauce but did not remake wings. A bit of a bUmmer!
Johann R. via yelp.com - Jan 25, 2020
Excellent! And a great server!!
Mary Hager via google.com - Jan 6, 2020
First visit early tonight - 01/04/20 We enjoyed delicious food, generous portions of our burgers, salads, and soup - we took home 1/2 for later. Nice woody "rustic chic" decor. Even though almost full, it wasn't too loud to keep a good conversation going at our table. We will be back for entrees next time (on a tight snack size budge ... read more
Catie Shingleton via google.com - Jan 5, 2020
Yummy Yummy!
First visit early tonight. We enjoyed delicious food, generous portions of our burgers, salads, and soup - we took home 1/2 for later. Nice woody "rustic chic" decor. Even though almost full, it wasn't too loud to keep a good conversation going at our table....More ... read more
DorothyMcG via tripadvisor.com - Jan 4, 2020
Great food. Celebrated my 10# weight loss with a little splurge. So with it ... read more
Stephanie Tupper via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
Awesome place to eat. Try the brisket mac n cheese!
PAM RHOADS via google.com - Dec 28, 2019
Sharing a meal with friends
Thoroughly enjoyed my meal with friends and family. Shrimp and grits, blackened tuna and crab cake were all “I would order again” quality. Not sure the crabby pretzel was crabby enough, but still tasty and and Italian lemon cake was delish! Best of all- excellent...More ... read more
miamimimi2016 via tripadvisor.com - Dec 22, 2019
Food was amazing. Crab cakes to die for. Fried green tomatoes amazing. My husband raved about the burger. I had two wonderful orange crushes ... read more
Barbara Ogurcak via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
Great food as always ... read more
Lynn Bragg via google.com - Dec 15, 2019
Love the atmosphere and food! Food is pretty pricey but worth it once ina while.
George via google.com - Dec 13, 2019
I love this place! Tucked out of the way, but easy to access. Great brick walls and overall atmosphere. It’s a great blend of traditional pub with a twist and a few upscale offerings from a great chef. My one stop shop in Ocean City!
Gaill Thompson via google.com - Dec 10, 2019
Amazing. Great local place. Bacon ...
Amazing. Great local place. Bacon wrap scallops with bacon jam, off the chain. Brisket meal with green bean and Mac and cheese ,yes please! Brisket grill cheese, two more! Finishing up with lemon cake with blueberries. We will be back!
Bathsheba B. via yelp.com - Dec 7, 2019
Nice clean friendly atmosphere with good food and live entertainment ... read more
Ed Skiba via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
A great local's place. Great burgers, loved the fried pickles.
Susan Mills via google.com - Nov 25, 2019
Always the best food & service around.
Beth R via google.com - Nov 21, 2019
Food and service was excellent. My first time eating here. Was not disappointed ... read more
Shelia Scarborough via google.com - Nov 17, 2019
Great menu and atmosphere. Use to be a firehouse. Food is really delicious.
Patricia Gerrity via google.com - Nov 1, 2019
Fantastic food. Staff friendly ...
Fantastic food. Staff friendly & provided recommendations for food & drinks. We look forward to many more visits & bringing friends & family with us. We have even ordered to go on our late work nights.
They have a bar downstairs & upstairs too. Everything we have had has been great & we would order it again.
Beth R. via yelp.com - Oct 13, 2019
Great food & atmosphere!! I highly ...
Great food & atmosphere!! I highly recommend the ribs and strawberry lemonade crush! My husband got the pulled pork and said it was really good!
Kendra S. via yelp.com - Oct 12, 2019
Cozy and Fun
Quiet mid week night with few people. Nice quality food and service in a homey atmosphere. Small town cafe right off route 50 on your way to the beach.
mikeywwes via tripadvisor.com - Oct 8, 2019
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