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Riptide by the Bay

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Fells Point
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Balti
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1718 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416 (Between S. Ann St. and S. Broadway)
+1 410-732-3474
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11:00 - 02:00
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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I was pleased that I chose this place to enjoy a Maryland crab cake. It was delicious! Crab dip was good but I'd prefer the crab cake!

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Thank kristap316
RiptidebytheBay, Owner at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming in to try our crab cakes!! We are thrilled you enjoyed your time and your meal and hope to have you back with us again very soon! Cheers! More 

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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here before a flight out of Baltimore and I must say it was a great choice. The staff were so friendly and helpful! A band was setting up where I initially was sitting so I had to be relocated but the relocation was done in such a tasteful manner I didn't even mind. The food came in large... More 

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Thank KeKe2016
RiptidebytheBay, Owner at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! Be sure to come back to visit us again soon! Cheers! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome local spot! Great view over the water. Food was fast and fresh! Would definitely recommend. We then went on to the bakery/cafe around the corner for dessert- yum!

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Thank Melody M
RiptidebytheBay, Owner at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Melody!!! We are thrilled with your review and so glad you enjoyed your time with us as well as the views!! Come back and see us soon. Cheers More 

Long Island, Ny
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My little group visited Riptide's twice. Once for brunch and again for dinner. We brought our infant son with us. The staff went out of their way to make sure my son was happy and we had what we needed. The food is delicious. We've been here before when visits Baltimore and we keep coming back. Try the seafood chowder,... More 

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Thank TaraOnTheGoBye
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you again for coming to spend your time with us. We are thrilled your son was taken care of and we look forward to your return visit as the weather continues to get warmer. Cheers! More 

Phoenix, Maryland, United States
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to sit outside and enjoy the weather for dinner. Located in Fells Point, this restaurant has inside and outside seating. Great views of the water. Seafood, burgers, and other fare.

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Thank MLB5313
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your time with us. Come back to see us soon as the weather continues to get warmer. Thank you again! Cheers! More 

Buffalo, New York
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Was part of a dozen business associates that ventured to the harbor area for drinks and dinner. Seated on the third floor, a long table was ready when we arrived. Drinks and a round of appetizers to share were efficiently served. Entrees included sea bass, crab cakes, crab legs and Maryland crabs. Everyone enjoyed their food. Service to get all... More 

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Thank Don W
RiptidebytheBay, Owner at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

We truly appreciate your review, Don! We hope you will come back to see us again for another round of crabs and crab legs! More 

new york
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We asked for a table upstairs and got a wonderful table with a view of the inner harbor. Our server was great, and when my husband wasn't able to get the entrée he ordered, Mike, the manager came out to speak to us personally. He did everything he could possible do to make sure we enjoyed our meal-he gave us... More 

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Thank nyer10
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to Riptide to enjoy your time in Baltimore! We look forward to having you back again when you are in the area! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Food was really great! Service was great. Place is a little small for big groups but there wasn't a wait. Absolutely will come back soon!

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Thank bingo0513
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

We are thrilled you enjoyed your time here and hope to have you back again very soon! Thank you so much for leaving us your review. Cheers! More 

Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A friend and I stopped by here for dinner. It was a good meal, nothing spectacular. Of note, the clam chowder was very good. We had wanted to initially stop by for the brunch that was advertised, however we didn't make it there in time. Atmosphere was nice, somewhat "touristy" though with the decorations, like a Red Lobster.

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Thank Carrera M
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Hi! We appreciate your feedback and are thrilled you enjoyed the clam chowder! Come back again to see us! Cheers! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

In the past, we've had great service and delicious meals; but this time when we dined here, we were extremely disappointed. We had to wait a very long time to get waited on and then when we ordered, it was another long wait to have our drinks served. The meals we ordered were cold and the food was not very... More 

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Thank grannyr0sie
RiptidebytheBay, Manager at Riptide by the Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're sorry to hear that we failed to meet your expectations. Our goal is to serve our patrons with the same quality experience, regardless of the circumstances. We trust that our wait staff serve our guests to the best of their abilities, so your time with us definitely concerns me. Please get in touch with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Balti
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1718 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
    (Between S. Ann St. and S. Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: Cabs, Water Taxi
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Fells Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fells Point
  • Phone Number: +1 410-732-3474
Description
In Fell's Point

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