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Charleston Restaurant

1000 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202 (Little Italy)
(410) 332-7373
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Ranked #2 of 1,798 restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $150
Cuisines: American, French
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Little Italy
Cross street: Exeter Street (in the Thomson Prometric Building)
Transit: Next to Harbor East Marina, close to water taxi stops.
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We were hosted to this quite expensive dinner and were delighted to be able to experience the restaurant. The service is smooth and sophisticated without being stuffy. The menu is Prix Fixe, 3-4-5-6 courses plus included dessert, amuse bouche and gourmandise. The service team is so smooth they will guide you through the menu. Just choose how many items you... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Want a very special night out with the person you love or treating great friends to celebration make time for dinner at the Charleston. We had beautiful 3 course meal over 3 hrs. Started with great drinks from the bar and finished with desert wine! You can choose from 3 to 6 course menu. Butter lovers will delight in the... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Every time I am in Baltimore, I eat at Charleston. The food is creative and delicous, and the service is always excellent. Wine list has a nice selection of American and International wines.

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Laurel, MD
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A very special occasion restaurant. The flavors of the food are extraordinarily bold, and absolutely perfect.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

An anniversary celebration , food Well prepared delicious We were pampered Staff excellent They are# 1 We are fortunate to have this gem in our city

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Top Contributor
277 reviews 277 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My wife and I have been to this place several times and each time over the last few years has been EXCELLENT. This place is nothing short of excellent. The only criticism is that the place is pretty expensive, however, upon reflection of the whole meal, worth the cost. This place isn't for everyday, but for a celebration, this place... More

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Rockville, MD
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76 reviews 76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is a celebratory, top of the line restaurant. You cannot beat the quality of the food, the service or the ambience ANYWHERE in the mid-Atlantic. This is my go-to restaurant for special occasions and I'm NEVER disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cindy Wolf is clearly an outstanding chef. I ate the Wild Alaskan Halibut, and the Fresh Artichoke dishes and both were Michelin 3 star standard. It is the intensity of flavour in the sauces alone that warrants that statement. Yukon Gold potato risotto with the tenderloin was also exceptional in its flavour. Friends put their Curried Lobster soup, Softshell crab... More

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Elgin, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Lobster bisque the best we've ever had. Excellent wines, delicious entrees! A truly unique and delicious dining experience. Servers are knowledgeable, helpful and make every effort to provide a wonderful experience. Kudos to the chefs too!

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new haven, ct
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

While visiting Baltimore for a wedding, we just happened to find this lovely restaurant. It was a Friday evening and we did not have a reservation, but we were immediately seated. The restaurant has a 3, 4 or 5 course menu. You may also choose the Chef's Choice menu. The staff was exceptionally helpful. We enjoyed all of our dishes,... More

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