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Milton Inn

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14833 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152-9318
410-771-4366
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
ConventionLady
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Maryland
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maryland
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

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
Senior Reviewer
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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Sparks, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I were happy that they finally wised up and now offer small plates on the barside, where we prefer to be. I suppose they want to attract a younger demo. Don't care for the dining room...too stuffy, dull and $$.

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Ocean City, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Last Valentines Day, we ate at this restaurant and i was very disappointed in my dinner, which was filet mignon. Very tough and the waitress did nothing to make it better. They should have given me a new dinner or removed it from the bill. Needless to say it left a bad taste in my mouth about this pricey restaurant.... More 

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I save the Milton Inn for special occasions. In part that is a function of price, but also it is a special place. The ambiance of 200 year old plus home, beautifully but comfortable interior and welcoming staff all contribute to that feeling but it is the food that stands out. I had the braised short ribs... More 

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earth
Top Contributor
263 reviews 263 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Gave the restaurant a try because we received some coupon. This is not an inexpensive place, and the tab for two can easily run into a couple hundred dollars. Some entres are 40-50 and above, for instance. So a lot depends on what you order. But for that price range, the food did not match expectations. The best dish we... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My husband and I went here for our Anniversary, Friday February 6, 2015 with a 7:30 reservation. This was our second time dining at this restaurant with the first time being about 10 years ago. Using a scale of 1-5 the first time was a 5 while this last time would be a 2. Our experience began with the hostess... More 

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Baltimore, MD
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We are never disappointed when we dine at Milton Inn. The atmosphere is one of a kind. The food and service are top notch. Highly recommend!

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Bel Air, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

My husband and I went to the Milton Inn this past weekend for our anniversary. I made the reservations through Open Table and stated that it was our 45th wedding anniversary and that we would like to be seated by the fireplace. We arrived early and they escorted us to the bar. Before we could get our drink our table... More 

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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: Romance

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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?