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Owl Bar

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Tue, 11/19
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'Spirits Welcome!' since 1903.... In 1903, the Belvedere Hotel, with the Owl Bar as its most bewitching attraction, was built as Baltimore's first luxury hotel. Initially open only to men, the Owl Bar quickly became the hottest spot in town, and the non-stop party lasted 17 years until the "ban of the booze", Prohibition... While business was booming at the Owl Bar, it wasn't until Prohibition that it really hit its stride. As illegal hidden stills popped up around the country the Owl Bar became Baltimore's go-to speakeasy for sinful spirits. How to know when it was safe to purchase? That's where the Owls came in.... At the Owl Bar, patrons did not speak of booze, bookies or illegal products
PRICE RANGE
$20 - $35
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Brew Pub, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner in a party of 6 with a reservation. Arrived on time to then sit at the hostess stand for 10 minutes with no one there. My daughter went into the bar and found our table. We sat down and waited 10...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank hyeykysy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for drinks, so we can’t really comment on the food. Drinks are terrific. I had a seasonal pumpkin old fashioned. It came with spiders frozen in the ice cube, since we were there the day after their Halloween party. Lots of fun. There...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 215gerhardd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at a wedding last week in downtown Baltimore for my niece. The wedding party stopped at the owl bar for a few drinks and some really nice h'ors d'oeuvres. Bar food we ordered was very nice, pizza, crab dip, veggies, . . . ....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank reg v
Reviewed April 29, 2019

Cheese pizza was outstanding and decent bar value at $11. Plus a very good selection of beers on tap. Very enjoyable atmosphere. Good bar service. Good spot!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Morgan2010
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We meet 11 friends at the Bar. We had an alcove which was the only thing good besides the friends. Very limited menu, food was average or below and wait staff kept disapearing. Definetly not impressed.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank BZKHAB
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We stopped in for a drink just prior to a wedding at the hotel. The building is historic and the bar has a great vibe and energy. Didn't try any food, just drinks. The atmosphere is superb.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SchnauzerBridget
Reviewed November 25, 2018

My husband and I came across this place by walking to our concert at the Meyerhoff. The Old Fashioned Belvedere sign caught my eye and I wanted to check out the inside. I am so happy we did! We noticed others walking to the back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SuperSteelers
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The maryland crab soup is incredible and should be its own food group. We were here just before Halloween and the decorations were amazing. Actually the bar would be worth a visit any time of year. We will be back, many times.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank scc314
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Our concierge at the Inner Harbour Hotel we were staying, recommended a visit to the Belvedere & the Owl Bar. Getting there was easy, catching the free Purple Bus outside the ‘Gallery’. The Belvedere was once a high class hotel, looking quite French Provincial from...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 168heatherb
Reviewed July 5, 2018

This is such an awesome place located in the Belvedere. We came here for a wedding after party. It’s a really neat, old prohibition establishment. We enjoyed the pizza that night, very tasty. I left my purse on the back of my chair and didn’t...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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01292008
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Response from Korey M | Property representative |
Brunch is pretty popular... they serve on Saturdays and Sundays 11am - 2pm. Bottomless mimosas and bloody mary bar. Here is the menu with pricing.... OWL BAR OMELET Three egg omelet with choice of two toppings: cheddar... More
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