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Bill Bateman's Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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8810 Waltham Woods Rd, Parkville, MD 21234-2402
+1 410-668-1080
11:00 - 22:00
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Eldersburg, Maryland
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159 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We went here for dinner tonight and to our surprise on Wed. they have a Crab Cake Special! It was so good...Lump Crab Cake, Cole Slaw and French Fries for $12.00. Can't beat it . It was delicious.

Thank Maggie1875
Bill N, Manager at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this review

Hi Maggie, we're so glad that you stumbled upon our crab cake special! We couldn't agree more that you can't beat that kind of quality and quantity, for the value. Bill Bateman's Bistro hopes to see you again on any day of the week! More 

White Marsh, Maryland
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Love the food, the staff and management. Clean restaurant, delicious food and nice sports atmosphere. It's a must go to laud back atmosphere.

Thank chayill
Bill N, Manager at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for your review. At Bill Bateman's Bistro, a relaxing ambiance coupled with delicious dishes and wonderful staff is just the tip of the iceberg! Please come again soon, and make sure to tell your friends about us! More 

White Marsh, Maryland
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We love this place. Never disappointed when you eat here. Great atmosphere and great food. You have to go and take the whole family.

Thank chayill
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this review

We love that you love Bill Bateman's Bistro! We provide our customers with an engaging atmosphere and a delicious selection of menu items. Come down anytime, bring the family and make sure you try our famous boneless wings! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Had a surprise 51st birthday party at their Parkville location and everything was excellent. The crab cakes were awesome and the service was outstanding. I had such a good time and enjoyed the crab cakes so much I went back on Wednesday night for the special. Thanks to my server for an outstanding job. Yall were great with all the... More 

Thank justretired2003
Bill N, Owner at Bill Bateman's Bistro, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for this glowing review! We are absolutely thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your birthday dinner with us, and the visit the very next day. Our team at Bill Bateman's Bistro welcomes you back the next time you are craving a delicious dish that is prepared to your liking! Thanks again and take care. More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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164 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

After wanting to try Bateman's we decided a rainy night would be perfect for us and the gang to relax, have some drinks and some decent bar food. First of all let me say , the young waitress did everything possible to make our visit pleasant. Too bad the restaurant did not help her. I'll keep things quite simple... The... More 

Thank gavin m
Perry Hall, Maryland
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I was not expecting anything special, just palatable. However, this was not to be. I ordered the Fish & Chips; can't go wrong - right? It arrived looking very strange and different from any other fried fish I've ever seen. The batter had an unusual dark crust that resembled baked plaster. After one bite, I could go no further. Along... More 

Thank JoeD7192EG
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Went there primarily for their appetizer chicken bites with a bourbon glaze. They were their one elevated dish. My husband and I would sometimes order two or three orders. I can still taste the crunchy sweet and sour bites in my memory (sigh). The last time I was there I got sliders. When I picked up one, the bun seemed... More 

Thank Adrianne N
Port Deposit, Maryland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We went on a Saturday evening. Not too crowded. I used to go to another one and loved it, but the food here was just OK and the waitress was disinterested.

Thank mjf3_14
Nottingham, Maryland
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Went to the Bistro in Perry Hall for all you can eat wings and found that they were closed. We really like there wings so we went to their Parkville location. The service was terrible, it took a while to be served, and when we asked for drink refills and more wings NOTHING HAPPENED. We asked to speak to the... More 

Thank Billy S
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

As we lived just about right next to the original Bateman's (old Cub Hill Inn) we have been going to their establishments for quite some time. Over the past few years it seems like the food has gotten blander, and while the wait staff is generally attentive, the wait for food seems excessive and there are too many mistakes with... More 

Thank Michael D

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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 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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