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Reviewed February 22, 2020

The brussel sprouts werevery good and the best part of the dinner. Lasagna was just okay, beet ravioli was "interesting".More

Date of visit: February 2020
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2020

Well, your review proves the adage "You can please all of the people some of the time and some of the people all of the time, but you can't please all of the people all of the time." We strive for excellence and appreciate the...More

Reviewed February 11, 2020

We ate here at a classic Italian Dinner time (1:30pm, Sunday) and it was a very enjoyable meal. The food was very fresh, from the eggplant to the beet ravioli and grilled octopus and the “piattini” menu permitted a sampling of lots of items (think...tapas). The service was attentive and we added a bottle of Chianti to round out a wonderful meal. Reasonably priced for this level of quality and we all highly recommend!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 16, 2019

My girlfriends and I went on a whim and had a wonderful night. Our waiter was great and you could tell he was busy but never showed it. We befriended the table next to us who also had a wonderful meal and got a ride...to the restuarant from Germano himself! I guess they have a service that picks people up from hotels that have dinner reservations. Thats such a nice touch.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience on Trip Advisor. We look forward to seeing you again soon! We recently began Aperitivo M-F 5-7 with live music. Beat the rush hour with a cocktail and complimentary bites at the bar.

Reviewed October 7, 2019

I was with two of my beautiful daughters so romance was not in the cards - but everything else about Germano's is as good as I remembered it from years ago. Baltimore's Little Italy is still a landmark there worth going out of your way...for - and Germano's is at the very top of the list. Yum!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Come back soon! Cabaret, jazz jam session, Aperitivo...live music, delicious food...that’s amore!

Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

If you enjoy excellent classic Italian fare in a homey atmosphere where you feel like you are being served by family, this is the place for you.

Date of visit: October 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

We hope to see you again soon. We recently launched aperitivo at the bar with live music M-F 5-7. Our alternative to rush hour...enjoy an Aperol Spritz and complimentary bites!

Reviewed September 4, 2019

Awesome food, great service! A community gem! The beet ravioli was delicious. Also the cheesecake was very delicious. Pasta was great. Better are the local stories of the neighborhood

Date of visit: September 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Thank you for sharing. We hope to see you again soon. We recently launched aperitivo at the bar with live music M-F 5-7. Our alternative to rush hour...enjoy a cocktail and complimentary bites!

Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were visiting our son who lives in Baltimore. Previously we have dined at several places in Little Italy. Yet I was interested in trying a new place. We were pleasantly surprised to be greeted by the owner, Germano, for lunch. What...a congenial and unpretentious person. We talked about Italy, family roots, friends among other topics. My wife enjoyed the appetizers of Polpo and Burrata. We shared the freshly prepared Tagliatelle Bolognese which was superb. Thank you, Germano, we shall return on our next visit to Baltimore.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

We’re so glad you enjoyed your visit and, especially, the Tagliatelle Bolognese, the Burrata and the Polpo. Germano sends his regards!

Reviewed August 15, 2019

I was in Baltimore for a conference and came here after reviewing the menu and reviews and seeing the prices were reasonable. Our group of 6 called for a shuttle to this restaurant as it was free from our hotel. The driver gave us some...history of the city on our way to the restaurant. We were met by Gina a lovely waitress who said" I see you met Germano," low and behold our driver was the owner. The restaurant downstairs is small quaint and has char. There is an upstairs, but I never went up. I'm assuming this is where they offer entertainment and larger parties. I'm not Italian and couldn't pronounce half the items on the menu, but, the dinners are well described and tasted as good as they sound. I had the fried brussel sprouts that were crisp and were out of this world. The portion was big enough for 3 of us to share. Gina our waitress suggested the beer ravioli. She said this recipe was one of a kind that you can only find here, that it was part of Germano's family recipe, but is her favorite. I shyed away, but a friend ordered it and shared it with me and it was fabulous and that's coming from someone who hates beets. I can't wait to come back and I live 2hrs away. I had the baked egg plant and it was delicious. I also tried a cubanelle pepper that was incredible. The portions are good, the flavor and service were excellent. Gina also recommended the cheesecake. I was so full, but ordered the 3 course dinner and desert came with it. I thought I would try it and take the rest home. It was so good I couldn't stop, it was the best I've ever tasted. Everything is made in house including the sauces. The price of the food was so reasonable for the quality. Anyplace in town you'd be paying 20+ most prices were from 10-20. I intend to come back to Germano's with my family even if it's several hours away, we will make a family weekend out of our trip. Thank you Germano for your hospitality and Gina for you history of the area and the restaurant. Hope to see you all again soon!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2019

We’re glad you enjoyed your dinner and thank you for taking the time to write your lovely review. We look forward to your return.

Reviewed August 10, 2019

Our first time here, definitely not the last. Germano himself welcomed us warmly and spoke Italian with me. One gentleman in our group was in a wheelchair, and they opened a special entry into the dining area of the bar without steps, and several staff...members kindly came over to assist. Our server, Jeannie, advised us In a professional yet friendly way, and we all loved our choices.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Germano’s and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed August 2, 2019

1st time at Germano's. We went on a Sunday night to celebrate an anniversary. We were seated in the bar. On Sunday night they have a Jazz Band at 7pm. The Owner made some suggestions. The Food was fantastic. The menu appeals to vegan and...vegetarians as well. We started with a chartreuse board.It was great. The Pastas are homemade. The shrimp and pasta was great as was the veal. Don't expect the typical veal and chicken Parmesan Not on the menu. Service was good. Looking forward to going back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2019

Thank you for your terrific review. We’re delighted that you enjoyed the food and our Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Mike ‘n’ Ike. Come back soon!

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One staircase of 17 stairs.
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There are two private dining rooms upstairs: the Newly renovated Tuscan Room seats 45-50 and the Cabaret Room seats 80-90. The bathrooms upstairs are not wheelchair accessible. Our downstairs dining room, the Barn Room... More
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  • Germano's Piattini is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4