Captain Raleigh Bender was a C&O Canal boatsman during the 1800’s, and proprietor of this fine tavern. Since 1936, Captain Benders Tavern has fed the hungry, quenched the thirsty, and served loyally, the historic community of Sharpsburg, Maryland.
Join old friends and make new friends at Captain Benders Tavern. After a long day at work or school, why not take a break and come enjoy great food and drinks at Captain Benders Tavern? We are the best Bar and Restaurant in the surrounding area and offer a great atmosphere, friendly staff and affordable drinks.
Come and enjoy our great happy hour specials Monday thru Friday from 4-7 pm. At Captain Benders Tavern, we offer something for everyone. Come listen to live entertainment throughout the month. If drinking a cocktail isn’t your preference, then come down and try out our new tavern menu. There is an art to eating well, and Benders is dedicated to it. Let us indulge you with the most succulent burgers, tastiest appetizers, and a tempting array of delicious soups, salads, sides and desserts.
We are a unique Tavern with an Off-Site Liquor License. We will be happy to be your neighborhood Beer, Wine and Liquor store. We are in the process of implementing a program where you can special order your favorite spirits by Tuesday and we will have it ready for pick–up on Friday by 5pm.
Please take some time to browse our Web site to learn more about our services. If you have any questions, please contact us. We would be more than happy to help you in any way we can.