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 1,791 Baltimore Restaurants

Chaps Charcoal Restaurant

5801 Pulaski Hwy, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21205-3046
Improve this listing
Ranked #53 of 1,791 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Write a Review

207 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

known as Chaps Pit Beef. don't bypass because of the location (strip club parking lot) because you'll be missing out on some really good food. you can order your beef sandwich medium, medium-well, etc. GO HUNGRY!! sandwiches are classic deli size, so they can be filling if you're not a big eater. know what to order before you get to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
252 reviews 252 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
486 helpful votes 486 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

This establishment is about a 10-minute drive from Downtown Baltimore. It sits next to a gentleman's club, but don't let that stop you from going in. There are lots of items to choose from. We tried the beef, turkey, and corned beef. Each is served on an egg roll and comes with gravy if desired. We didn't desire any at... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Stamford, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Chaps sells a wide variety of beef/pork/chicken sandwiches and deep-fried foods, doing a very good job cooking meets over charcoal. Quite filling and a good value. However, their barbecue, while good for the North (yes, I know that Maryland is technically part of the South), it's not up to par with those in the South or Mississippi or Missouri rivers... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you want pit beef without flavor. This is your place. I was there yesterday and had the triple d sandwich with a small mac and cheese. The sandwich is very close to being what they use to have as a special called the Richmond. The meat is flavorless and dry. Thank god for all the sauces the offer there.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairfax County, Virginia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lets start .. . . lock you car as you park. You can cash you checks across the street. Good beer next door at gentlemen's club, same parking lot. Now hopefully this should have reduced the number of less adventurists which we mean a shorter line for me. And there were three police cars when I visited, and maybe one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
La Plata, Maryland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

As others have said, ignore the area (i.e. what the other businesses are nearby), and EAT HERE. Hubby LOVES this place and whenever we are in Baltimore, we try to stop here. I had not eaten here before and Hubs picked me up from the airport so we stopped by. I wasn't even hungry and I ate the WHOLE sandwich... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This place is a real hidden gem!! Yes, it is located in a somewhat shady area of town & yes, it does share a parking lot with a gentlemen's club, but it is SO worth it!! The food is absolutely delicious!! The employees are all nice & there will be a line out the door!! We got a sampler sandwich... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We have been here before and returned after not stopping here in a few years. The food is as good as ever, well worth the visit. Not much more then a shack and the parking is limited, locating and getting to is a little difficult but what isn't in Baltimore area. If you want a great sandwich and extensive choices... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ripon, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is not a place you go to for the atmosphere or the location. In the parking lot of a strip club. Across the street from an adult book store. Ignore those places and stop here for a great sandwich or ribs. Casual atmosphere. Amazing pulled pork sandwiches. Also, get the fries with gravy. Home made fries with a gallon... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peachtree City, Georgia
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Well this restaurant was not what we were expecting, this is a very small shack type establishment with minimal indoor seating. You order at one window and pick up at another around the corner, there were about 10 customers ahead of us in line and the pick up area was very congested with patrons waiting on their orders. The food... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Chaps Charcoal Restaurant also viewed


Been to Chaps Charcoal Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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