We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1,793 Baltimore Restaurants

Sotto Sopra

405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4414 (Downtown)
+1 410-625-0534
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #7 of 1,793 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary, Pasta
Neighborhood: Downtown
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Mulberry and Franklin St.
Transit: Downtown Trolley - Free Circulator
Description: Sotto Sopra is an Italian restaurant housed in a beautiful 19th century building just blocks north of Baltimore’s Harborplace on Charles Street. Sotto Sopra specializes in contemporary Italian cuisine adapting farm-to-table and incorporating regional specialties. We buy local whenever it is possible. The perfect risotto, handmade pastas, roasted meats, local seafood, and regional produce are here for your total enjoyment. Join us for our Power Lunch, featuring what's freshest and best in Italian cuisine. Two courses from our full lunch menu, $18. Sotto Sopra invites you to dine for lunch; Monday through Saturdays and dinner every evening. Eat.Drink.Sleep.Dream--Italian. Check out our monthly Opera Nights with live performances and multi-course dinner.
Write a Review

203 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    126
    59
    9
    6
    3
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Maryland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We LOVE Sotto Sopra. The food is always fresh and delicious. The chef is inspired and blessed with imagination and a clear knowledge of culinary expertise. The pumpkin pasta is probably one of the best things I have ever eaten. The only down side is that the tables are way too close together so romantic or private conversations are difficult.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We headed to this great neighborhood Italian Restaurant after a visit to the Walters Museum, which is about 4 blocks away. They had a great $18 two-course lunch. I had their house salad, which was original and tasty, followed by the rigatoni with mozzarella and eggplant (cooked al dente with a very nice sauce). Others in my group were very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Had an excellent pasta though there was some confusion from the waitstaff about difference between egg pasta and wheat pasta and which they were serving with what. The appetizers were also quite good though dessert a bit disappointing. Everything was very reasonably priced and overall enjoyed.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Miami, Florida
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

During my week-long stay in Baltimore I visited Sotto Sopra twice. Once was just not enough so I had to return three days later for a repeat. I've spent enough time in Italy to appreciate and understand real Italian cooking. Without a doubt, Sotto Sopra serves up the real deal! I started off with a plate of prosciutto accompanied by... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cranbury, New Jersey
Top Contributor
161 reviews 161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had a great dinner here on a quiet Sunday night. this is a small narrow restaurant with murals on the walls and darkly lit in a romantic way (but not so much so that you couldn't see the food.) The heirloom tomato caprese was over the top great as was the mushroom pasta. The mushroom pasta was very rich... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aiken, SC
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We returned to this place for the two-course prix fixe lunch, having eaten it on our last trip to Baltimore. Everything was just as well-made and delicious as before. The price had not changed. What had changed was the value. The 1st course salads were fine...very good. The piece of salmon on my entree plate was 1 1/2 x 2... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Morehead City, North Carolina, United States
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stopped in at Sotto Sopra for after dinner drinks. I loved the venue and the service was spot on!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Odenton, Maryland
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I celebrated our 11th anniversary here and we couldn't have asked for a better experience. The waiter was wonderful and the food was delicious. The restaurant provided a romantic setting. We will definitely visit in the future.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a wonderful modern Italian restaurant in Baltimore. It's a bit pricey but is worth it. The restaurant uses quality ingredients and has great flavor. It's a great place to go for lunch, because you get an appetizer and entree for $18. It's also one of the best restaurant week deals because for the price of an entree, you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Everything about our meal was perfect. First, the manager, Mallory, came to our table with complimentary glasses of Prosecco. That's how you get dinner off to a great start! Our server Ekaterina was very friendly and cheerful. She brought over a basket of fluffy herb bread which was nothing like any bread I have ever tasted. The garlic and rosemary... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Sotto Sopra? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Sotto Sopra

Address: 405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4414
Phone Number: +1 410-625-0534
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 40
Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary, Pasta

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing