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Milton Inn

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14833 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152-9318
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this restaurant while looking for a hidden place to dine. When we pulled up we were starred at by other patrons. I'm assuming because we were african american.. we had several people look at us as we were getting out our car. So it started out to be uncomfortable. I wanted to continue the experience. The experience went... More 

Thank Ashley R
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the kind words, Ashley. We're always glad to have new guests at the Milton Inn, and it's great that you managed to find us on your search for a hidden place to dine. It's always our goal to ensure that our guests have a high quality experience with us, which wouldn't be complete with out exceptional... More 

Emmitsburg, Md
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140 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few venues are quite as legendary as Baltimore County's Milton Inn. It's rather expensive but well worth it. The physical condition of this colonial building is much improved over the years. Renovations seem to be constant; indeed the charming building antedates our Revolution. Of course, it is the fare that makes this place so exceptional. The hit of my meal... More 

Thank Michael R
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Such a flattering review, thank you! Our team is humbled by your kind words, and delighted that you and your party enjoyed our Award Winning Crab Cakes. Thank you again for the kind words and we welcome you back for another memorable dining experience. Take care and have a wonderful day. More 

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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Milton Inn is housed in an old and historic building. It's warm and fuzzy. It reeks of the old school tradition of revolutionary era Baltimore. I don't know if that historical stuff is totally accurate, but perception is everything. Three of us went to the Inn on a recent Saturday afternoon. We were in the dining area to the... More 

MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

We're so glad to hear that you had a lovely experience at The Milton Inn. Our aim is to transport you to a different time in Baltimore while giving you the attention that you deserve and some delightful dishes along the way, the foie gras being one of our favourites. Thank you for bringing the service matter to our attention--we... More 

Owings Mills, Maryland
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, menu and presentation with attentive staff but beware prices are quite high. Fine if your budget can handle the cost, food is quite good and creative but have had similar quality meals elsewhere for lesser costs.

Thank daderdoc
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for expressing your thoughts on The Milton Inn. We do our best to reflect our menu pricing on the quality of the food, service, and experience that customers receive. We understand that some of our guests are able to dine often and some are here on very special occasions. All of our customers feedback is of utmost importance... More 

Towson, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Great food and service, but this place is best for those who can order with abandon, with no regard for the price. Lovely place, but a bit rich for us.

Thank beegirl2016
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. The Milton Inn is happy to be a part of your anniversary, and hope your evening was a special one. While it saddens us to hear our pricing may hinder you from coming back, we believe what matters is that you enjoyed your night with exceptional food and service. We hope that you will be... More 

Sparks, Maryland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

The Milton Inn is a very high-end restaurant. I have been there several times, most recently for a Christmas gathering for our community volunteers. The food and service were first-rate. If you go, jacket and tie for gentlemen, appropriate dressy attire for ladies.

Thank Bob G
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for the great review! We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed visiting us for special occasions and that you appreciate our overall atmosphere. We truly hope you can join us again for another elegant, delicious meal. Take care, and we look forward to your next visit. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Great selections on the special brunch menu for Mother's Day. Table of 8 and the service was very good for a busy day and the restaurant was full. Choice of appetizer, entree and dessert. Everyone enjoyed their meal choices and will definitely return. Nice historic atmosphere.

Thank endlesstrip16
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for the glowing review! We are delighted that you us chose us for the celebration of Mother's Day, which is indeed a very special day. Our team is happy to hear that our Brunch menu was delicious, and we welcome you to visit us again. Take care, and hope to see you soon. More 

York, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We have had three family birthday parties at The Milton Inn. Each party has been flawless. Their event planner was very easy to work with and had good advice. The events went very smoothly with zero problems. All our guests enjoyed themselves and expressed great reviews of the food, service and ambiance.. My husband and I have had dinner several... More 

Thank newmodeinc
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

We truly appreciate the kind words, thank you. Our team is thrilled to hear that each birthday party went off without a hitch, and we hope that you'll continue to visit us at Milton Inn. Thank you for choosing us to help celebrate such a special day. We look forward to your next visit, take care. More 

Midlothian, Virginia
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237 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

A lovely setting in a beautiful old structure. The rooms were decorated with festive Easter/spring decorations and the service was attentive. The food was good with lots of creative options for lunch. I had a soup I didn't care for (too spicy - my issue, not the restaurants), and an off-menu winter salad that was delicious and light. Almost everyone... More 

Thank Catzmother
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for noticing the recent decorations! Our team at Milton Inn is happy to hear that you, and your party enjoyed your visit with us, and that all of you had a pleasant meal. We hope that'll come by again. Take care, and have a wonderful day. More 

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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Gents-Wear a jacket. I'd say a tie is optional but was glad I wore one when we had dinner there with friends. Ladies-Dress up. The wait staff knows the menu and is delighted to show off their knowledge. Sit back and enjoy the show while the staff entertains your table with their presentation of dinner specials and (sometimes condescending) answers... More 

Thank Baltoborn
MiltonInn, Manager at Milton Inn, responded to this review

Hi there, and thanks for the review! We're glad that you chose us to entertain you, and your friends on a night out. As you pointed out, our entire team is trained to be knowledgeable with our menu so they can suggest and provide the perfect pairing options to make the best possible dining experience for each guest. We appreciate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14833 York Rd, Sparks, MD 21152-9318
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Sparks
  • Phone Number: 410-771-4366
The Milton Inn, a 273 year old field-stone building in Northern Baltimore County,is counted among Maryland's historic treasures. It is believed that construction of the Inn began in 1740 and it has grown and changed over the years to become one of the premier country dining spots in the United States. The tradition of excellence has continued to grow under the current ownership Milton Fare Inc, who purchased the business in 1997. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Boston was named Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland in 2011.Chef Boston has also received many other awards including The Five Star Diamond Award by The Academy of Hospitality Sciences , The DiRoNA Award,and top ratings from Zagat. The Milton was named The Best restaurant in the Counties by The Baltimore Sun . Over the years , the Inn has engendered a legacy of romance and numerous couples have become engaged in its candlelit dining rooms and open air garden terrace. Many return year after year to celebrate!

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