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Chaps Charcoal Restaurant

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5801 Pulaski Hwy, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21205-3046
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hammonton, NJ
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here because I saw it on Diners Drive ins and Dives. Went to Baltimore for the aquarium and stopped here on the way. Was not disappointed! Had the Chaps Special that was featured on the show. Pit beef, corned beef, ham and cheese on a long roll. OMG what a sandwich! So good. Good smoke flavor and so tender.... More 

1 Thank Ralphjc381
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for a pit sandwich. Medium rare now means well done . Could not find any pink anywhere. And since when does American cheese automatically go on a plain pit beef? The sandwich was ruined and dry. Management should put on the menu board that American cheese is on all sandwiches. Will not go back anytime soon.

Thank sophia b
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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263 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's a small place, in a somewhat rundown area outside of Baltimore and it's next to what looks like a strip club, but Chaps isn't to be toyed with... classic, tactically made pit beef sandwiches with all the sides you would expect. They also do pit turkey, etc. Not just beef. Great place - a must visit for old fashioned,... More 

Thank Joe S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here on my latest ride up 95 back from Richmond and the smoky, BBQ taste of the beef matched the BBQ I just ate for lunch in Richmond earlier that day. Friendly service, excellent mac & cheese and large portions. Can't wait to come back.

Thank Daniel L
Wakefield, Virginia
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chaps Pit Beef in South Baltimore on Pulaski Highway just might be one of the most delicious eating experiences you could find. It is in a out-of-the-way area but their food is so good that the Baltimore Ravens make this one of their eating stops. Their sandwiches are loaded with meat (cooked on site by an open wood fire) and... More 

Thank Jimbo3244
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we travel, we like to try restaurants from Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. So after watching this episode, we knew our trip to Baltimore must include Chaps. We were greeted with a friendly server who recommended choices based upon our request. We ordered the basic pit beef sandwiches with sides of macaroni and cheese and another of potato salad. The... More 

Thank ShurleyUSA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Two things: I'm a BBQ junkie, and I'm a big fan of the ‎Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives show. So after dropping my partner off at BWI, I drove the distance, paid the tolls and found my way to Chaps, which was HUGELY touted on the show and at the very top of my list to try when in the neighborhood... More 

Thank ChrisEinDC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Ever since we learned of this place through Diners, Drive ins and Dives many years ago, we have enjoyed every visit we make. We come from South Central PA on weekends when we don't have plans. It will get busy but they keep it moving. Great sandwiches, stuffed full. We will be back!

Thank Heidi T
Asheville, North Carolina, USA
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We love the food so much! My husband bought some meat to bring back to NC! Second visit and it was just as good as I remember! Will visit anytime we are in the area!

Thank kamiyo
Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We were at nearby Johns Hopkins and I had seen the tv episode. So I thought it would be a great idea to travel the 2 miles. First it is in the parking lot of a strip joint and across the street from an Adult video store. So I wouldn't put this down as a family restaurant. But atmosphere is... More 

Thank Peter W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 12:00 am
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Pulaski Hwy, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21205-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: 410-483-2379

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?