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Cinghiale

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$$$$
Little Italy
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822 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4347 (S Exeter St)
+1 410-547-8282
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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181 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was impeccable. The cocktails, turnip soup and calamari appetizer were delicious. We thought the two pasta dishes we ordered were interesting and flavorful. The short rib entree that we shared was odd. The short rib meat was compressed into a dense square. It almost looked like a brownie. The flavor was okay, and the potato succotash was slightly... More 

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Thank WAOM
Churchton, Maryland
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224 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These people really pay attention to what wine will complement what meal, so take their advice. Even if you think you're an expert, let them guide you. The food is terrific, and it's made even better by a smart and wide-ranging wine list. You'll love the way they present it, too -- by region and not just by Red/White/Sparkles.

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Thank janebeard
Detroit, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hosted a dinner for 24 people at Cinghiale's. We had planned this dinner far in advance, but the number of attendees kept changing and Cinghiale's worked with me and changed the room a couple of times based on the number of people attending. Even as late as two days before the event. They were very flexible and accommodating. They... More 

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Thank Paul R
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had 2 very good dinners here in the past , had high expectations for NYE Pretty disappointing all the way around. Prix fixe at 99 per person, we finished at 360 a couple w tip . We started w charcuterie which was the best of any of the courses But was not included in the prix fixe. Each of... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Our first night in Baltimore we had the most wonderful meal! This is a beautiful restaurant with an outstanding menu. The house made pasta appetizers were as good as anything I've ever had in Italy. The portion size was perfect. The branzino was fresh and perfectly cooked. I rarely ever eat everything on my plate but I did here.

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Miami, Florida
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

I see some of the other reviews, such as "overrated" and "nice Italian place wit great pasta" and I think they are missing totally what this restaurant is all about. It is not a red sauce and pasta Italian restaurant! Go to Little Italy in Baltimore for that. Cinghiale offers a more sophisticated Italian experience, at least in the Osteria... More 

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

As a native of the City, now living in San Francisco, I enjoy their Italian wine list, appetizers, and pastas. It reminds me of Otto in NYC sans the crowd and is very good versus its local competition. People who are accustomed to the best of our biggest cities, will feel at home here others who prefer the Little Italy... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

There are better choices all over the area. This is not one of them. Walk past it and go to Ouzo Bay for a really fine dinner

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Had a business dinner here and was impressed. It's very dark, so I needed the flashlight from my cell phone to read the menu, which is pretty extensive. All the pasta dishes we had were highly praised. My octopus risotto was outstanding. The halibut entree was very good and the chocolate gelato tremendous. Nice decor and fair prices. Highly recommended.

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Thank tankr
Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Also happened to be 1/2 price wine night which enabled us got enjoying some really nice Amarone. Food very nicely prepared, flavorful. Service was top notch. I had big eye tuna which was perfect, seared rare. Very nice fresh texture to the fish. I brought some guys from Rome and they loved the pasta, very fresh made in house. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 Lancaster St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4347
    (S Exeter St)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighborhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-547-8282

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?