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.

The Corner Bistro and Wine Bar

Is this your business?
$$ - $$$American, ,
213 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21230-2221
+1 410-727-1155
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (42 reviews)
“pasta” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub, Balti
$$ - $$$
213 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21230-2221
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (193)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 187 reviews

Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great little place. Awesome crab cake sliders and I got the special $3 bbq slider as well...all excellent. The corn chowder with lump crab ranks among the top soups I have ever tasted...must order. Excellent, friendly service. I will return!

Thank UbiquitousOne
Reviewed August 21, 2016

Our favorite meal in Baltimore here at this small restaurant and bar. Wesley, the man of many talents, runs the show and is very pleasant and affable.We rate their crab cakes as the best we had in Baltimore, here in Charleston, or anywhere! And his...More

Thank 532Joel
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Recommended by Rachel's B&B this little local restaurant is certainly worth a visit. Local foods,changing menus, chef owned and operated..small wine list, friendly personable service.

Thank Edward D
Reviewed July 9, 2016

From the moment we got there the bartender and the owner, who was also the chef, were friendly and helpful. I couldn't find a parking place as they are near Camden Yards, and the Orioles were playing that night, He helped me by getting a...More

Thank johnshoe1
Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough great things about Chef Wesley and his staff. The meals are amazing, the interactions are pure and natural. It's the best way to spend an evening. This time I had the weekly special sandwich - AMAZING! The wine and beer selection...More

Thank matthilldoerfer
Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

After reviewing TA, I walked here from my hotel wanting a small, local place for dinner. It is more of a bar with a very small restaurant included. Nothing fancy but I was ok with that. The menu is limited. I ordered the corn soup...More

Thank Docsherri
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Food was outstanding. Prices were reasonable. But the service was fantastic. Really enjoyed interacting with the staff & owners. Definitely on our list to return.

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The Corner Bistro is just a short walk from the convention center and worth every step. The service was as good as a five star restaurant and much more welcoming. The food was really good. I did the Baltimore visitor thing and had crab cakes...More

Thank mfs20
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Ate here two nights in a row while in the neighborhood for a conference. Was recommended by the owner so the Rachael's Dowry B&B (also excellent) nearby. Had corn chowder with crab both nights, followed by fish special and then crab ciabatta sandwich. Everything delicious,...More

1  Thank jdcowden
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

I went with no expectations-just needed a place close to my hotel. It wasn't one thing that made this place good. It was the combination of food (crab dip!), service, wine, and atmosphere. A great little neighborhood place. Thanks for taking such good care of...More

2  Thank Erika E
Nearby HotelsSee all 67 hotels in Baltimore
Hampton Inn Baltimore-Downtown-Convention Center
1,573 reviews
.15 miles away
Hilton Baltimore
2,727 reviews
.25 miles away
Holiday Inn Baltimore-Inner Harbor
1,100 reviews
.32 miles away
Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards
985 reviews
.33 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Pickles Pub
360 reviews
.15 miles away
Frank & Nic's West End Grille
284 reviews
.20 miles away
Boog's Barbeque
108 reviews
.27 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
4,452 reviews
.31 miles away
B&O Railroad Museum
150 reviews
.37 miles away
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum
702 reviews
.37 miles away
Geppi's Entertainment Museum
198 reviews
.32 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Linda S
November 21, 2016|
Response from Anna K | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is excellent. It is very old and rustic atmosphere. There are more quintessential places in the harbor area
August 14, 2016|
Response from mfs20 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very small place so I would suggest it.
August 13, 2016|
Response from johnshoe1 | Reviewed this property |
They don't have a private space, they are a small intimate restaurant, run and managed by the chef. We had 4 there and loved it. Parking can be a problem...make sure there are no Orioles games when you wish to visit, they... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Wine Bar, Pub, Balti
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Penn St, Baltimore, MD 21230-2221 (Formerly Corner Bistro and Wine Bar)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-727-1155
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing