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Bad Decisions

Fells Point
American, Bar, Pub
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1928 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3023
+1 410-979-5161
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Milan, Ohio
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found out they moved upon our return to Baltimore. So we trekked to the other side of fells point to find a marvelous surprise. Yes everything happens for a reason! The new whiskey And "swine bar" is amazing. Looking forward to the return of the kitchen in all its bacon glory. Nothing better than whiskey and pig. They also have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We had some really great drinks at Bad Decisions after going out on the pedal mill. Not much of a street presence but glad we went in. We would go back.

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Frederick, Maryland
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

A dive bar though they're moving at the end of the month. Visitors stand out from the locals, but the bacon Bloody Mary is outstanding.

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Thank Molly B
Tampa, Florida
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91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Hubby and I met our brother in law at Bad Decisions before dinner. Everyone was very friendly and made fantastic drinks! I heard about the bar from Travel Channel episode featuring bacon so of course I had to order a basket of bacon to try. It was perfectly cooked and very tasty. We enjoyed our stay.

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Thank Julia W
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

As an ex neighbor to Bad Decisions, it was always my favorite spot. Amazing and creative drink menu, and an unpretentious atmosphere. Go in and trust the bartenders.

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UK
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244 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Crammed in which made for a very crowded experience in what is a small venue. Atmosphere pretty good and service prompt but you need to book a table really.

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Thank Rampikino
New York
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66 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

The name says it all! Going to this place was/is a bad decision. The drink were bad at best! Poorly crafted if the term can be used in a sentence describing this dump - the appearance is much better than the drinks. They must have paid for any positive comments. I went to two other places for cocktails in Baltimore... More 

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Thank BigPicture61
Spokane, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Let's start with the positives: spicy bacon hummus, fig BLT and regular BLT were amazing. BIG negative: kitchen cook brought our sandwiches, he couldn't tell which one was which so he touched them both with his bare hands. Sick. Germs eek. My boyfriend was freaking out. They should have used toothpicks or let us look at the sandwiches. Told the... More 

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Thank JoAnn R
Rochester, New York
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

I had heard about Bad Decisions through numerous outlets, from Yelp to the hotel guide to websites listing the "Best of" for Baltimore. Due to that, this low rating comes from my expectations of the place. It is a dive, which is fine and we knew that coming in. The place was dead - there were only a few other... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This place had great reviews & was well-known by a lot of my local friends so we gave it a shot. It definitely has that "hole-in-the-wall" and "if you're not from here, you don't go here" feel at first but despite questionable service and looks when we first walked in, I'm glad we stayed. (The bartender definitely gave me &... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1928 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3023
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Fells Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fells Point
  • Phone Number: +1 410-979-5161
Description
Bad Decisions is a dive bar with one of the best cocktail programs anywhere. With almost 900 kinds of liquors behind the bar and a wide range of fresh ingredients we can make almost any drink from all corners of the globe. Come in for a great drink at a great price in a very casual atmosphere.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?