We believe in being a community hangout for all ages, that serves great food and drinks in a fun, casual atmosphere built on the excitement and unity of sports. The Greene Turtle has been a local hangout since 1976 when we opened our first location in Ocean City, Maryland.Explore Our History
In 1981, college buddies Steve Pappas and Tommy Dickerson bought Ocean City English-style pub, The Greene Turtle, and transformed it into a beloved sports bar.Next, 1986
In 1986, with the help of another college buddy, Billy Packo, owners Pappas and Dickerson opened a Greene Turtle in Baltimore’s popular Fells Point neighborhood.Next, 1990
Following success in Baltimore, Pappas and Dickerson opened a third location in Laurel, MD in 1990, with the help of Mike Sanford.Next, 1998
Additional Greene Turtle locations popped up in 1998, in Edgewater, MD and West Ocean City, MD.Next, 2002
The men decided to take things to the next level in 2002, and franchise, Pappas and Dickerson’s business decision resulted in nearly 30 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic area,Next, 2010
By 2010, the Greene Turtle was recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as the fastest-growing sports bar franchise in the nation and around 30 locations across the Mid-Atlantic.Next, 2016
2016 marked our 40th anniversary, and we’re not slowing down any time soon.
We’ve built this business by hiring great people and treating them like family. If you’re looking for a great career opportunity in an awesome environment, then look no further.
We’ve come a long way since 1976, spreading our love for food, sports and community across Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, the District of Columbia, West Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and now Pennsylvannia with plans to continue our growth throughout the mid-Atlantic region.Stop By Your Nearest Greene Turtle and See for Yourself