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Bill Bateman's Bistro

American, Bar, Pub
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7800 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204-7450
(410) 296-2737
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried the crab nachos, not quite what we expected, but excellent. There are different specials different evenings. Our waitress told us it was a wing buffett, but never told us the price, and stupidly I never asked. Later I realized what a great deal that would have been. We also got the crab dio and some other entrees. The... More 

Thank Brian D
Oakton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We were playing in a lax tournament at Towson and needed a place to feed several players and parents that was close to the college. I called and told them we had a group coming and they had tables ready with pitchers of water. Service was good and food was good for a sports bar. No complaints.

Thank Howard R
Milford DE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a college tour with family and friends. Some in our party had the crab pretzel, and wings which are favorites with the college crowd. I had the seafood quesadilla which was very good. Would definitely recommend. We also had the crab dip which was good also. Although others have noted the poor service, our waitress was very attentive.... More 

Thank Sarah S
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

We were looking for a place to eat in Towson away from the center since parking and traffic were a problem there on a Saturday night. There is a place we ate at last time we drove through town, and it's an excellent restaurant, but the wait in that small place was a bit too long, and we actually wanted... More 

Thank Irene P
Rosedale, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Great dinner. Very good menu covering quite a wide selection of food. Shrimp and Sausage Mac n Cheese is great .Rest of party had ribs. Very good. Very quiet as college closed for holiday. Even when college in and place us busy and very loud food is great. Been their many times

Thank Bob G
Grimsby, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Ate with a group of people here. Food is typical pub type food. Not horrible, not great. Watched the baseball game on the tv as we were eating. Ok place to have drinks and food with friends if you want a casual atmosphere.

Thank ukydancer
Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

I love Pub food but I wouldn't waste a cent in this place again. The food tasted horrible. No one liked anything.

Thank trixy004
Grimsby, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Was here for dinner on a Thursday night with my daughter and some friends. I ordered a crab burger. It was decent but not great. Our waitress was very hands off, to the point that at one time all of us seated at the table asked if she had abandoned us. My daughter and I had a plane to catch... More 

Thank ukydancer
Columbia MD
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I went to the Bill Batemen's in Severna Park and Glen Burnie in January. It's a decent place to go for a drink and watch a game, but it's not exactly fine dining. One annoying practice in both locations is that they don't bring silverware unless you specifically request it--even if you order a dinner. Each time I was there... More 

Thank Stanley_Ticket
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I've been to Bill Bateman's in Perry Hall a few times. This is more like a neighborhood sports bar than a restaurant. I've never been impressed with the menu and my opinion hasn't changed. Most recently I was there for an organized gathering of high school alumni. I ordered the Crab Skins this time not paying a lot of attention... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7800 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204-7450
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: (410) 296-2737

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