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“What a spot!”
Review of Jack's Bistro

Jack's Bistro
Ranked #112 of 2,064 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $25
Cuisines: American, French, Moroccan
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Canton
Reviewed December 14, 2013

I was skeptical but blown away when I got there. The food was amazing and the ambience is just what the neighborhood needs.

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Reviewed December 2, 2013

You wouldn't expect Jack's Bistro to work. It's on a corner in a residential street; if you didn't look inside while passing, you might even not notice it, almost like a speakeasy. The food is eclectic, too: macaroni and cheese with chocolate is one example. Yet somehow Jack's works very well. The atmosphere is buzzing and lively, and most of the inventions on the menu are a fun discovery (though sometimes they can go wrong). It's worth stepping off Baltimore's beaten path to try this place out, and you'll probably go back for more. Get there early, though -- Jack's doesn't take reservations and is pretty popular!

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

It looks like a neigbhourhood bar but eats like a good restaurant. It's not snooty fine dining but the food was inventive and tasty. They do some Sunday night main course specials at $15 and the chef whips up potatoes with a butter so rich you would swear they contained cheese. We sat in a booth in the bar area which is informal but they dressed up the booth with white table cloth and cloth napkin service so it's quite pleasant. An appetizer, a salad, three glasses of wine, two mains, one dessert and two coffees was $120.00 all inclusive of taxes and tip. We enjoyed the food so much we decided to go back for lunch! Unfortunately, they don't serve lunch so, while we found a spot elsewhere in the same area, (Canton,) it paled in comparison.

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Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Food quality was outstanding. We had the chocolate Mac & cheese which was interesting and unique. I had the duck breast which was quite tasty. Girlfriend got the filet which was very tasty and tender. Despite the excellent food presentation service was remarkably super fast. We shared the fried smores for dessert which was good but didn't seem to have any relation to regular smores. Prices were reasonable and comparable to other quality restaurants.

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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Visited for the first time last night to celebrate my birthday. Our waiter took his time explaining the menu to us. We chose two impressive cocktails, one was called the Hindenburg. We shared the Mac n cheese appetizer and it was delicious. My dinner was a crab cake, Brussels sprouts, and parsnip purée. The parsnip purée was unexpectedly out of this world amazing. The crab cake was a little wet...not with to much filler, just wet sone how. so it was good, but not the best I have ever had. My husband stepped outside his comfort zone and got morrocan Shrimp and the flavor was amazing. This may be our new favorite restaurant, and Chris was the best waiter we ever had. The table next to us had nine people order the steak frites so that must be a great dish as well. My only complaint is for some reason people are SO loud in there

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