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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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SALADS AND SMALL PLATES
Margherita Pizza
USD 9
Caesar Salad
USD 10
Pork Meatballs
USD 10
Grilled Artichokes
USD 11
Brussels Sprouts
USD 11
Cauliflower Meatballs
USD 11
Truffle Fries
USD 7
SANDWICHES
Pork Meatball Sub
USD 10
Prosciutto / Mozzarella / Tomato
USD 10
PASTAS
Tagliatelle Bolognese
USD 16
Lasagna
USD 15
Gnocchi Gorgonzola
USD 15
Bolognese
USD 15
Tomato Sauce
USD 15
Red Beet Ravioli
USD 16
Spaghetti Carrettiera
USD 15
Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe
USD 15
MAIN COURSES
Grilled Salmon
USD 22
Porchetta
USD 20
Eggplant Parmigiana
USD 16
Chicken Cacciatore
USD 18
DESSERTS
Cheesecake
USD 8
Chocolate Cheesecake
USD 10
Tiramisu
USD 8
About
Germano Fabiani has sparked a renaissance in Little Italy with his newest venture, Germano's PIATTINI (small plates), a contemporary Italian kitchen and bar and upstairs cabaret, with a small plates and paired brews menu that excites the palate and offers something for every taste. Our scrumptious menu—try the artisan pastas, Tartufo Bianco (white truffle pizza), Carciofi Fritti (Prosecco battered fried long stem artichokes) and Vegan Polpette (cauliflower meatballs)-- is allergy aware (we are a nut-free facility) and includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options...full bar and wine list, a selection of draft IPA’s, stouts, ales/pils, seasonals /wheats and imports on rotation, creative
PRICE RANGE
$18 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Contemporary, Healthy, Gastropub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music
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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 1 week ago

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...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...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...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...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...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...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...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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salami13
January 22, 2015|
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Response from LatteF | Property representative |
One staircase of 17 stairs.
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salami13
January 22, 2015|
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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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