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Bill Bateman's Bistro

8810 Waltham Woods Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-2402
+1 410-668-1080
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good10%
  • Average36%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible10%
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“salad” (5 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
8810 Waltham Woods Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-2402
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Ugh, where to start. Salad was good. Service very slow. Rib and crab cake entree was horrible. Crab cake was more like crab mush. Ribs were so tiny. Crab cake was about two ounces big. Potato probably weighed a pound.More

Thank Dee Dee C
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We sincerely apologize for the meal, and service, that you received during your experience as it was not up to our usual high standards. We hope that you will visit again to receive a better...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018

We have been here in-between our last visit and this 1 with a noticeable difference in findings. The previous write up was pretty much a glowing report and I stick by what I wrote then. But subsequent visits have been mixed at best. The in...More

Thank redcatcec
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to hear that both you and your husband really enjoyed our crab cake special during your visit! We do apologize for the slower than normal service and we will be sure to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

My husband eat here a few times a year. Today we had excellent service. I love my iced tea and our server brought me two refills as soon as she saw we needed it. My husband ordered the Shrimp Sausage Mac & Cheese which was...More

Thank duckiebell
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are thrilled you and your husband treat yourself to a meal here at Bill Bateman's a few times a year and always enjoy your time with us. Our meatloaf is a customer favorite and it is...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Feb. 17, 2018 at 11:30 am: My husband and I were out doing errands and since Bateman's at North Plaza was open we thought we would stop in for lunch. We were the only people there and only two other couples arrived before we left....More

Thank kgrumbine
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a detailed review and feedback on your most recent visit with us. We are truly disappointed to learn of the time spent with us and sincerely apologize for the service and atmosphere you occurred. It is so...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had a tableful of people in the bar area to watch ball games. The number of TV's all around the bar that can be seen from anywhere is the only plus to pass on about this place. The food was expensive and not good...More

Thank kyredhead16
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and some feedback regarding your most recent visit with us. We are disappointed to learn of the dishes that were served and sincerely apologize as they were not up to our usual standards. We always...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Great lump crab cake, salad, and baked potato all delicious. My Friend ordered the buffalo wings and they looked like something from a magazine. Food and service was awesome! I would visit this location again.

Thank 2JoyPeace
Bill N, Manager at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are thrilled you enjoyed our delicious crab cake and hope your friend liked her wings (both favorites here!). We can't wait for your next visit with us. Take care.

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Sundays after 6:00pm burgers are half price. I don't care for the fries as they are shoestring. I prefer steak fries anytime.

Thank Boltman54
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The menu said grated jack and cheddar cheese on the nachos; but I was served a cheese-like substance. The menu said pico de gallo on the nachos; but I was served no pico de gallo. My wife's chicken tenders were overdone, chewy. My grandson's pizza...More

Thank Cliff R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great price for a lunch crabcake ....large lump cake broiled and tasty with either fries, or salad, I get a salad and the cole slaw is an added bonus.

Thank Perry E
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We arranged a small gathering of 4 friends and co-workers for a get-together at lunchtime. Greeting and seating was prompt by a friendly server. One of our group had the crab cake special before and highly recommended it, so all of us ordered it. It...More

Thank redcatcec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8810 Waltham Woods Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-2402
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Parkville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-668-1080
We are an American bar & restaurant with a wide variety of food. We are famous for our wings and Baltimore Crab Cakes. We also serve brunch.
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