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Milton Inn

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14833 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152-9318
410-771-4366
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Milton Inn, a 273 year old field-stone building in Northern Baltimore...
The Milton Inn, a 273 year old field-stone building in Northern Baltimore County,is counted among Maryland's historic treasures. It is believed that construction of the Inn began in 1740 and it has grown and changed over the years to become one of the premier country dining spots in the United States. The tradition of excellence has continued to grow under the current ownership Milton Fare Inc, who purchased the business in 1997. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Boston was named Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland in 2011.Chef Boston has also received many other awards including The Five Star Diamond Award by The Academy of Hospitality Sciences , The DiRoNA Award,and top ratings from Zagat. The Milton was named The Best restaurant in the Counties by The Baltimore Sun . Over the years , the Inn has engendered a legacy of romance and numerous couples have become engaged in its candlelit dining rooms and open air garden terrace. Many return year after year to celebrate!
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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Family Dinner

We ended up here by chance for my Dad's 70th Birthday dinner since the place we had booked closed due to the riots which I thought was a bit over reactive. This restaurant is set in an old 18th century building and has a lovely outdoor terrace where we were seated. Everyone was pleased with their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
Terrence C
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Ballston Spa, New York
Good for:
  • Romantic
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English first
Ballston Spa, New York
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We ended up here by chance for my Dad's 70th Birthday dinner since the place we had booked closed due to the riots which I thought was a bit over reactive. This restaurant is set in an old 18th century building and has a lovely outdoor terrace where we were seated. Everyone was pleased with their appetizers. The main courses... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

We went here for a wedding and it was awesome. I don't remember the names of the servers but they were so nice and provided the best customer service. We were all happy. Kim, I don't know what to say but she was a gem. She helped us set up the dining table and organize the dinner. I definitely recommend... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We were really excited to try the Milton Inn for Mother's Day brunch, which was fixed price. Reservations were made for 1:30 to accommodate kids' athletic schedules. Appetizers and main course were very good. But, they basically ran out of the desserts. We were offered sorbet and chocolate torte with no admission or apology that they were out of the... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The service is flawless - the selections of appetizers and main courses makes it difficult to order only one - presentation of the food is attractive and artistic - it may be expensive but worth every dollar.

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Baltimore
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145 reviews 145 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Started with the special venison pate to share, and it was moist and tasty. enjoyed the Seafood andor, which provided ample supply of seafood over a light risotto. The risotto could have been a bit more tender, but nonetheless the dish was fantastic. Waiter Thom was accommodating and supportive. A wonderful experience. We've been here a number of times as... More 

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Abingdon, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Hadn't been to the Milton Inn in many years. Went for dinner the other night and were looking forward to it. We were seated in a room in the back where the whole back wall is a gigantic old open fireplace. I bet it is cozy in the winter with a nice fire going. Unfortunately, this time of year the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had intended to dine at the Milton Inn for quite a while and we finally did this past Sunday. We had high expectations and the food and service far exceeded those expectations! We split the Mesquite Seared Sea Scallops appetizer and it was perfect---scallops perfectly seared, tasty and tender! Those grits were marvelous! My husband got the Filet of... More 

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Maryland
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The Milton Inn is one of Maryland’s historic treasures. Constructed in 1780 it was previously a Quaker coach stop, an academy for boys, a private residence and now a five star restaurant . I was honored to be a guest at a private function there recently. The chef ,Brian Boston, did an amazing job of coordinating a selection of his... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Celebrated my birthday with family; & the wait staff were very attentive; & the food was exceptional.....the Artisan Cheese Plate with three imported cheeses,Ireland, France, Italy, was decorated with a mound of wonderful fruit & berries to compliment the flavors of the cheeses. The Seafood Andor was a wonderful creamy delicately flavored dill sauce with large lumps of crab meat,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My "go to", if I'm looking for a classy, lovely evening. The building has much character, service impeccable and the meal is top notch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14833 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152-9318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: 410-771-4366

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 80
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic

Description

The Milton Inn, a 273 year old field-stone building in Northern Baltimore County,is counted among Maryland's historic treasures. It is believed that construction of the Inn began in 1740 and it has grown and changed over the years to become one of the premier country dining spots in the United States. The tradition of excellence has continued to grow under the current ownership Milton Fare Inc, who purchased the business in 1997. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Boston was named Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland in 2011.Chef Boston has also received many other awards including The Five Star Diamond Award by The Academy of Hospitality Sciences , The DiRoNA Award,and top ratings from Zagat. The Milton was named The Best restaurant in the Counties by The Baltimore Sun . Over the years , the Inn has engendered a legacy of romance and numerous couples have become engaged in its candlelit dining rooms and open air garden terrace. Many return year after year to celebrate!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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