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Chaps Charcoal Restaurant

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5801 Pulaski Hwy, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21205-3046
410-483-2379
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 119
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great barbeque

Small little shack for pit beef, but people don't go here for the building they go for the delicious food. Wide selection of items served quickly and huge portions. Worth the ride for great food and great service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
mhardywright
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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226 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Small little shack for pit beef, but people don't go here for the building they go for the delicious food. Wide selection of items served quickly and huge portions. Worth the ride for great food and great service.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I was working in the area and locals suggest I try Chaps. I have now eaten here 4 days in a row. The sandwich's and subs are really good. Place gets crowded but they are really quick to get your food

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owings mills maryland
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Their sandwiches were large and delish. Will go again and again, even thou it is 30 miles from my house. The prices are reasonable, and the cashier was very friendly. I had the Habbit, my husband ordered something don't remember the name sausage and roast beef, I think, and he raved about it. Their fries I will never order again... More 

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Once again Triple D led us to a great place. BBQ was very good, beef was nice and tender. Had a great smoke flavour. Fries were fantastic. Service was very friendly too. Dinner for a family of 4 was under $30 with huge portions. Right next to the rippers which was kind of funny. Apparently January is "Midget Madness". Awesome

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Magnolia, New Jersey
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129 reviews 129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I cannot say whether there is better pit beef around -- this is the only place I have been in Baltimore, and that is because it is easy to get to it from the interstate. But we do enjoy stopping. Pit beef is not barbecue -- it is top round cooked over charcoal at high temperatures, sliced thin (medium rare... More 

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Perryville, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Thought I would give it a try because of all the hype and different TV shows that have been there. So the good. The meat was tender, there were a lot of options, and it was a honest to goodness BBQ dive. I ordered The Raven and it was large, with a lot of good meat on it. In fact... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Everyone I know compare all other pit beef places to chaps , it really is that good. I feel that I am writing this for the people outside of the Baltimore area , because if you are from Baltimore you already know this !!!

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Wading River, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Yes it's true, it's in the parking lot of a strip club. But the attraction here is probably better. I had the beef sandwich and it was great! Doesn't need any sauce at all. But I had to try some of their sauces and it was great too. Don't be thrown off by the parking lot thing. It's an actual... More 

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Wiehle, VA
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241 reviews 241 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Yes, it really is in a strip club parking lot. Thankfully, it was closed when I went there! Between that and the surrounding rather seedy-looking "community" (besides that strip club, there are others that you'll pass nearby, with an adult video store across the street. And, as I was leaving the area, Baltimore Police had a couple of blocks of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I make the trip from DC to NYC and back all the time. This is my pit stop EVERY time. Heck it's my stop whenever I am remotely close. Seriously the best pit beef sandwich I've ever had. Don't let the strip club scare you off. You won't want to miss this. I've tried (and love) most every sandwich they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5801 Pulaski Hwy, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21205-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: 410-483-2379

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?