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Sammy's Trattoria

) #390 of 1,685 Restaurants in Baltimore $$ - $$$ Italian
1200 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5508
+1 410-837-9999
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“pasta” (23 reviews)
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“salads” (8 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1200 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5508
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Made reservations here before a BSO concert as we have done in the past. Tonight may have been our Swan Song at Sammy's. Arrived at our reservation time. Proceeded to wait 15 minutes before we were seated. One person was working the front and there...More

Thank CelloGuru
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I fell in love with the old Baltimore charm of the dining room, pretty walls and wood floors, and the food was excellent as well. Everyone was happy with their food, from the crunchy crusted bread, excellent wine, salads and pasta dishes. I had the...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I had the most delicious lunch here. I had the gnocchi in a bolognese sauce. My daughter had a duck dish. We were given yummy crusty bread and excellent service. Our martinis were excellent too. Sammy's is close to Penn Station. I found it moderately...More

Thank yolandanola
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Their menu says "pre-theater menu." That made ME think that they were used to serving "pre=theater " dinners. The waitress and manager seemed surprised that everyone had to leave at the same time even though they are a mere two blocks from the symphony. We...More

1  Thank pp21401
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Attended a bridal dinner here, and really enjoyed it. While of course it was a fixed dinner, the food was fantastic. The restaurant's setting and ambiance was pure Italian, as was the food. As my native Italian friends tell me, it's hard to find a...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came here before the symphony. It was very crowded and the service was off. Food took a long time to arrive and was cold when it came. We sent it back but it was cold again. Had to eat it as we had to make...More

Thank vacationisfun_8
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Can only review Sammy Trattoria on a concert night. We were going to an 8 o'clock concert. We got to Sammy's at 6 pm. First they couldn't find our reservation. I made one online and also called to confirm. They did seat us. It took...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my first birthday as a married couple. I was so excited to try the food and skipped lunch to make sure I have room to enjoy. It was such a big disappointment. The bread was fine but the ends were...More

Thank dotlinyen
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking for a local Italian restaurant and we visited Sammy's Trattoria for the first time. We had a reservation and were seated immediately and everyone who worked there was super nice and friendly. For an appetizer, we ordered the shrimp...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Really upsetting experience; we didn't even make it to the food. I'm a black person and my partner is white. We spent all of our time being stared at by old white people that seemed confused and disturbed to be sharing a restaurant with us....More

1  Thank maxw1
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31 March 2016|
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Response from Forbes1952 | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It's a short easy walk. I've done it myself.
Nancy M
3 March 2016|
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Response from Claude C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about gluten specifically, but give them a call. As I noted in my review, they were very responsive to my wife's soy allergy and managed to find a workaround here and there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5508
    (Biddle St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mount Vernon
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 410-837-9999
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