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Charleston Restaurant

1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4631
+1 410-332-7373
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster soup” (57 reviews)
“foie gras” (51 reviews)
“tasting menu” (34 reviews)
17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4631
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on a date night. The place is beautiful and charming. We got a table with kitchen view which was pretty cool. The service was excellent and the staff were great. The food was delicious! Go hungry and save room for the cheese cart...More

Thank MelimarB
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is so delicious, I used to come here pretty often when I as living in my home town, I would go every week if I was still there! Great food, amazing/helpful staff!

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the many portion menu; it allows you to try a lot of items. The lobster bisque was the best I have ever had. The crab cakes were great. the service was considerate and attentive. We had a lovely evening.

1  Thank ZaneSG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lew had a Purist Martini (14) of “Bombay Sapphire Gin with a rumor of Noilly Pratt Dry Vermouth, chilled to perfection, and blessed with house-made blue cheese stuffed olives.” I picked A Penthouse in Manhattan (17) of “Basil Hayden’s Straight Bourbon & an aspect of...More

1  Thank RetiredAnalyst
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a top notch restaurant. The food and the service are both elegant and sophisticated. The only caution is that you get what you pay for, and in this case you're going to pay. It is clearly a place for the extremely "well heeled"...More

1  Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and so was the service. For the portions of food and the price, not! We had a hefty check and was still hungry and we are not big eaters. I usually take home leftovers. Not worth all the hype!

2  Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Chef The Owner own a few restaurants including The Charleston. They are ALL superb!! You will NEVER be disappointed by good nor service. Worth every penny and better than many NY multi course dinners!!! My entire family of 4, which includes 2 boys also...More

1  Thank Scarlette M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthdays are very special. You need to go to a place that delights you - all of your senses - engages your mind and makes your mouth happy! This year, I chose Charleston in Baltimore. Over the years, I have heard so much good about...More

1  Thank SukiBelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have not visited Charleston in 3 years. I chose it to celebrate a special Birthday with my wife and son. It is easily the best restaurant in Baltimore and rivals the best in Washington or New York. The food was superb and the service...More

1  Thank paulcoop
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been wanting to try Charleston for years and we are SO sorry it took us this long. This place was absolutely incredible from beginning to end. From the complimentary valet parking to the plate of sweets at the end, you could not ask...More

Thank lutzboy
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Camille A
8 May 2017|
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Response from 70yearsRay | Reviewed this property |
The answers are all generally correct. Depending on the weather, your energy level, comfy shoes, and a good concierge, a walk using some elevated walkways is just a bit over a mile (23 minutes estimated). There is a ferry... More
2 December 2016|
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Response from ForemanWolf | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you, for your inquiry. We absolutely have private rooms to accommodate your party size. We have complimentary valet available as well. Please contact our private dining manager directly. She would be more than... More
Carolyn B
6 October 2016|
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Response from Jason F | Reviewed this property |
You can get the full dinner at the bar. We usually sit at the bar and get drinks and their unbelievable lobster bisque.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$150
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4631
    (Exeter Street (in the Thomson Prometric Building))
  • Public Transportation: Next to Harbor East Marina, close to water taxi stops.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-332-7373
  • E-mail
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