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Thames Street Oyster House

1728 Thames Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 (Fells Point)
443-449-7726
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Ranked #3 of 1,776 restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Fells Point
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Fells Point
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English first
Columbus, OH
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93 reviews 93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

My wife and I dined here recently, and have not had this good of a meal in some time. The restaurant itself is very nicely decorated, and has a very cozy feel. The staff was extremely nice and very knowledgeable about the menu. All of the seafood tasted incredibly fresh, and the menu has a nice mix of classics and... More

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Saraland, Alabama, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We didn't have a good experience at this place. We went to get some oysters and have a beer or two. The service wasn't very good and we didn't get what we ordered. There are other restaurants in the area that are much nicer! We would not recommend this as a choice for dinner or a drink.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

After a lovely walk in Fell's Point, we were lucky enough to get a sidewalk table at this highly rated establishment. We had delicious dinners, with my sister in law joining my husband and me. We all like to share so we each had a taste of everything we all had ordered. There wasn't a disappointment in any dish. Our... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

the food is exellent . the venue great the service very friendly and helpful the only drawback from my side are the TV screen all over the place which for me take out some of the joy -if you dont mind -a excellent choice

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Richardson, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We had been hear twice before a year ago and decided to return. We camped out at a bar table by the front window almost an hour before the kitchen opened at 5:00 p.m. when we found out the place was completely booked all night for dinner. Cooled our heels with a glass of wine a few large shrimp and... More

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Connecticut
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199 reviews 199 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A friend recommended this to us. We didn't have a reservation, but we asked if we could sit at the bar. My wife and I actually like sitting at the bar. You meet interesting people and can chat with the bar staff. Instead of a one hour wait we were able to be seated right away. Great choice of local... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Went with a group for dinner, and we sat upstairs. Each of us thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were a handful for our talented, charming, and knowledgable (and patient!) server Kevin. He did a first rate job. From first course to last, the meal was delicious. Don't miss it while in Baltimore. Quaint Fells Point location.

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NYC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Had a great meal at the bar. Very busy local place and a great staff. Started with oysters, clams, and herring and finished with mussels and a crab cake. The only disappointment was the crab cake -not awful but not great either. Would definitely go back when I return to Baltimore.

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Little egg harbor
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Delicious lobster roll and crab cake. Good atmosphere. Across the street from the water. Very friendly staff. A little pricey for the size of the portions.

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Glenmont, NY
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Traveling from out of town we made a reservation. When we arrived we let the hostess know that we were early and could wait. Despite the busy dinner hour, the hostess graciously seated us right away, which we appreciated as it was a cold evening. Our waiter was knowledgeable and helpful; service during dinner was paced just right. The food:... More

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