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B-Bolton Hill Bistro

1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
+1 410-383-8600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“cheese plate” (8 reviews)
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
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Reviewed March 28, 2015

We had a nice dinner here, and then walked through the lovely neighborhood of Bolton Hill to the Meyerhoff for the evening concert. It is a good alternative to other restaurants in Mount Vernon for dinner before the BSO. The food was very good, with...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was our first time here despite living in the metro area for years. A family member moved to Bolton Hill so we decided to try it. We weren't disappointed. This is a cozy place with a friendly vibe. There were five of us for...More

2  Thank NaFrCo
Reviewed February 26, 2015

The food here was absolutely amazing. I came here for restaurant week and was not disappointed. It is a bit expensive but I thought it was worth the expense. The lobster mac and cheese (a side) was absolutely fantastic. There was nothing there that was...More

1  Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went here with a group of colleagues and was very impressed. I had some of the best gnocchi I've ever had. I'm always a bit wary of ordering gnocchi in restaurants as they can often be stodgy, but these were light as a feather, served...More

1  Thank UkLoLo
Reviewed January 24, 2015

Fresh, interesting, yummy food, perfectly prepared and served, in beautifully done surroundings. All four of us were very pleased with our choices and will be returning soon. Oh, and close-by street parking was easy, even on a Saturday night!

1  Thank LiebertLady1
Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

First visit to this small neighborhood bistro last night with two friends and had a wonderful meal. Wonder why it took so long to eat here. Very pleasant and attentive staff, relaxed and warm decor, great menu. Duck fat french fries were a tasty starter...More

1  Thank JC-Meg
Reviewed January 21, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed Sunday brunch. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was warm and the service was friendly and efficient. We had reservations and got a great table for four in the window. Parking, while not plentiful, is relatively easy to find on the street.

1  Thank FrankLJ213
Reviewed December 21, 2014

enjoyed spending time in a great, historic corner storefront. nice atmosphere, though on a cold winter night the air rushes in every time the door is opened. Service was good, the risotto was not. Others enjoyed their entrees. desserts rate a mention. Noisy with a...More

Thank robpb
Reviewed December 3, 2014

Small intimate restaurant with lots of charm. The menu changes frequently and the food is very good. For a small restaurant it is not noisy you can actually have good conversation. They have a three course pre fix menu which is well worth-it.

Thank Sherri H
Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a wonderful meal at this Bistro. It was a welcome surprise here in Baltimore. Food was great (sweetbreads in the U.S.?? incredible) and service was pleasant and helpful. This our new go-to restaurant for a great meal. We have been during Restaurant Week...More

Thank William S
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Nearby Attractions
Mount Vernon Cultural District
169 reviews
.66 miles away
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
93 reviews
.42 miles away
Lyric Opera House
89 reviews
.45 miles away
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.45 miles away
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February 26, 2015|
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Response from Arlene C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can and have done that, e.g. wedding receptions and other special events. Call the restaurant at 410-383-8600 and you will be able to speak with someone. Generally they are there by 4:00 PM or earlier on Sundays... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
  • Public Transportation: 3 blocks from the Mt Royal Light Rail stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-383-8600
  • E-mail
Since it opened in May, 2003, b bistro has been one of the most praised restaurants in Baltimore 'the critics choice' in annual 'best restaurants' ratings in the Baltimore Sun, BALTIMORE Magazine, and the City Paper. Come see what all the excitement's about. Sample fresh and imaginative b bistro cuisine with a range of daily specials and an eclectic, non-fussy, and reasonably-priced wine list. Enjoy dining in Bolton Hill, one of Baltimore's most stately and historic neighborhoods.
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