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The Black Olive

814 S Bond St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3346
+1 410-276-7141
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“fresh fish” (38 reviews)
“black olives” (111 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Greek, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
814 S Bond St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3346
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

One of the top dining places in Baltimore-Food excellently prepared-delicious-presented beautifully- The lamb shank was mouth watering- The visit was well worth the price-A must stop when visiting Baltimore.

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was one of our favs with one/two visits per year. The last visit was a disappointment. The menu seems to be the same but the way everything we had was prepared in different way and the change was not for the better (except for...More

Thank Rufus P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Black Olive has been a favorite of mine for several years when I am in Baltimore. Especially memorable is a punch bowl of sangria on the bar some nights and their fresh fish. Tonight was disappointing...... food and service. They were out of the...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Most amazing meal with beautiful weather! Everyone loved their meals (crab cakes, rockfish, and salmon) and cannot wait to go back. I think these might have been the best crab cakes I've ever had. Will go back to try them again!! ;) Our children (ages...More

Thank skk7715
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have been going to the Black Olive since it opened, and a decade or so later it had remained one of my favorite fine dining restaurants, so I can't help but be disappointed at the ways in which it has declined. I arrived last...More

Thank ProHistorian
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Excellent food, great service and a friendly atmosphere. Servers are very attentive. Large groups are most welcome.

Thank rdgcans
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We are really confused with the recent negative reviews. The service was friendly and efficient, the food was outstanding and came out hot. The stuffed calamari was delicious, and my wife loved her grilled bronzini. If moma is happy, I am happy. We will definitely...More

Thank popiX9
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went with friends who had always wanted to try this spot. We had not been in several years. It was a disappointment. The space looks old and tired. The wait staff was adequate at best. We did enjoy some nice cocktails and a decent...More

2  Thank BmoreFun
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We started with a rarity--reasonably priced parking in Fells Point! Our server took us on a fresh fish tour--no prices mentioned. The grilled octopus salad was delicious. Our friends had a standard Greek salad. We each split a good sized branzini, which was reasonably priced....More

1  Thank RonFG
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for a date night a few weeks ago. The restaurant wasn't busy yet service was extremely slow. Their baked fresh fish was really good. The appetizers were just OK.

1  Thank WorldTravelerDC1
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AbbyAnnapolis
25 February 2016|
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Response from twinetime | Reviewed this property |
still time to switch to a more fun spot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 S Bond St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3346
    (Shakespeare)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Fells Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fells Point
  • Phone Number: +1 410-276-7141
  • E-mail
Description
A classic Greek Psarotaverna (fish tavern) set in the charming Fell's Point historic district since 1997. Serving world class seafood and Greek specialties using the finest organic ingredients. Specializing in whole fish filleted table side. Extensive wine list selections and private wine cellar dining to complement the bold flavors of Executive chef Pauline Spiliadis who bakes the best bread daily. You will be transformed from the cobblestone streets of one of America's first seaports to a a Greek island. The tender octopus and the grilled stuffed calamari have developed a cult like following. It is clear that the special relationships with the world of winemakers brings selections that are not found many places in the world. The first to introduce farm to table and organic ingredients to Baltimore. Serving lunch and dinner daily.
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