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Support Small Businesses in Garrett County

Small businesses in Garrett County and around the Deep Creek Lake area need your support! The COVID-19 crisis has hit our area especially hard with the lack of revenue from tourism.

Support Small Businesses

It is important to stay home and be safe right now. However, there are still ways that you can support your favorite small businesses.

Order Takeout

Give yourself a break from cooking! Below is a list of local restaurants offering takeout. Be sure to call ahead or check their social media/website to see if online ordering is an option.

3rd Street Diner
(301) 334-3300

Arrowhead Market
(301) 387-4020

Black Bear Tavern and Restaurant
(301) 387-0500

Brenda’s Pizzeria
(301) 387-1007

Burger King (McHenry)
(301) 387-2561

Cornucopia Cafe
(301) 895-8142

Deep Creek Seafood
(240) 488-1042

Deep Creek Shop n’ Save Deli
(301) 387-4075

Dutch’s at Silver Tree
(301) 387-0525

Firefly Farms
(301) 746-8188

Heidi’s Bakery & Cafe
(240) 321-5804

High Country Creamery
(240) 979-0620 ext 1005

JG’s Pub
(301) 387-6369

Ledo Pizza
(301) 387-6300

Little Sandy’s 
(301) 387-9850

(240) 442-5542

Mountain State Brewing Co.
(301) 387-3360

Oakland DQ Grill & Chill
(301) 334-6161

Penn Alps Restaurant & Craft Shop
(301) 895-5985

The Casselman Bakery & Cafe
(240) 442-5202

The Rolling Pin Bakery
(301) 746-8500

The Rooster’s Nest
(301) 895-5168

The Vagabond Taproom
(240) 813-9373

Trader’s Coffee House

UNO Pizzeria & Grill
(301) 387-4866

Delivery options:

Little Sandy’s
(301) 387-9850

(240) 442-5542

Mountain State Brewing Co.

Write a Positive Review

Consumers read an average of 10 online reviews before feeling able to trust a local business. [Source: BrightLocal, Local Consumer Review Survey]

Reviews have a lot of power. Take a few minutes to share a positive experience you’ve had with small businesses. You can do this on Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor, or Google. You can influence potential customers and put a smile on the owner’s face at the same time!

Buy a Gift Card

If you are able to buy a gift card for future use, it can give that business a little extra cash when they need it most. You can take it a step further by giving it to a friend and asking them to do the same for another business. That can create a chain reaction that benefits many.

Follow Small Businesses on Social Media

This one is easy. Chances are, you are spending time on social media anyway. Be sure to like or follow your favorite local businesses. You can also take it a step further. Liking, commenting, reposting, tagging them and sharing posts helps with their engagement. That can leads to more visibility and potential sales.

Shop Local

When this is all over and we can move about more freely, be sure to frequent the local mom and pop stores and restaurants. They will still need your support. Servers who have been out of work will need those tips too.

Final Thoughts

In closing, I would like say that it is always important to be kind and have patience. Small businesses have had to adapt – a lot. As a matter of fact, we all have. Keep that in mind in all your interactions with others as we adjust to our “new normal”.

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