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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” (58 reviews)
“foie gras” (44 reviews)
“tasting menu” (33 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4631
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Reviewed yesterday

I was expecting an amazing gastronomic experience given reviews of the place but was disappointed in terms of the actual dishes I had. It's not a traditional prix fixe menu, int that you get to choose your courses/items from a pretty extensive list. I chose...More

Thank Guaymita
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've reviewed Charleston before, giving it high marks for everything. It still is head & shoulders above any other restaurant in town. Here are a couple of notes to consider before you go: Study the menu and wine list online before you go. They are...More

Thank WinoRick
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love love love Charleston!! When I moved to Baltimore from Boston, I was nervous about the food scene.. but Charleston definitely surpassed my expectations! Definitely sit at the bar as the bartendars are awesome and friendly and will give you an extra pour or...More

Thank Taiwo O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charleston was a fantastic dining experience. Really elegant and upscale. The 3 course option for $79 - you don't need any more - also includes a small starter and desert. The 3 courses don't have to be starter, salad and entree. You can get 3...More

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to go to this restaurant, 1) save money 2) book asap 3) don't give up if they are booked. Be flexible and keep trying. The food is worth it. I recommend the minimum course. I think it is three. I tried 4...More

Thank Abigail O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went yesterday night and it was perfect!!! Beautiful and quiet restaurant , so nice lady waiter, speaks spanish and that's always a plus for us. The food.... OMG it was delicious and tasty, the foie gras, sooooo good, to die for!!! It's a “problem”...More

Thank Rinihue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I splurged for our 5th anniversary and it was well worth it. The food was amazing, the service impeccable, the atmosphere so romantic. It is very expensive but if you can afford to splurge a little, do it!

Thank Kia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Charleston several times in the past, but it has been at least 5 years since our last meal there. I decided to splurge for my 50th birthday as I had always considered it the best restaurant in Baltimore, and while the...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Over many years, we have dined at some of the top places in New York, the South, California and Paris, and our experience at Charleston was the equal to the best of the best. From the welcome, to the ambience, to the outstanding menu and...More

Thank Artlaw1617
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I liked Charleston so much that I ate there two nights in a row. The room is gorgeous; tables are spaced to allow quiet conversation, and the "wine" room can be booked separately for a private party for 30-40. The food is phenomenal; fresh, local...More

1  Thank MDGesq
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3 August 2017|
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Response from reallylikes2travel | Reviewed this property |
$400 at least
Camille A
8 May 2017|
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Response from reallylikes2travel | Reviewed this property |
About 23 minutes walk about 1.1 miles,
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
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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