Welcome to The Wellwood!
Enjoy delicious seafood, fine and casual dining — with an exceptional view.
Located in Historic Charlestown, Maryland, The Wellwood is a convenient weekend or mid week getaway within 1 hour of Baltimore and Philadelphia, and 45 minutes from Wilmington. The Wellwood is ideal for:
- a delicious and quick weekday lunch; plus exciting weekday specials.
- an impressive business luncheon or dinner.
- a chance to entertain family or friends with fine and casual dining.
- special occasions such as weddings, retirement parties, and reunions.
360° View of The Wellwood Entrance
A Unique Dining Experience at Our Seafood Restaurant with a View of the North East River
Owned by the Metz family for over 50 years, The Wellwood offers our guests two unique settings.
The Historic Wellwood is a beautiful water view venue that delivers elegant dining for weeknights, weekends, special occasions, and more. We offer:
- an outdoor brick patio with live music. (in season)
- fireside seating. (in season)
- casual & comfortable pub seating in our Club Room.
- private dining rooms for corporate events and social occasions.
- a wedding venue like no other.
At the Historic Wellwood, we host bridal and baby showers, class and family reunions, business meetings and banquets, holiday gatherings, bar and bat mitzvahs, retirement and anniversary parties, and more. No matter what celebration brings you together, let our dedicated staff make it an experience you'll remember.
Don't miss The River Shack, which has been cheerfully described as the 'ideal hidden local spot' and a 'crab hunter's dream come true'. It is open during the warmer months, May through October. The River Shack is our 'traditional Maryland Crab House atmosphere' featuring steamed crab specials and famous fried chicken. It's a great place when you want a delicious meal without the fine dining setting. Watch for our "All You Can Eat" crab specials!
Fine Dining Seafood Restaurant with a Great Water View
The Wellwood Club offers a delicious dining experience for every taste with a casual fare menu (including nightly specials) as well as a fine dining menu to rival none. In addition, we cater private parties at The Wellwood or at your place. View our events calendar to make plans with family and friends. You can also join our VIP Club through Facebook or our website for special discounts and promotions.