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Thames Street Oyster House

1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
+1 443-449-7726
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster roll” (305 reviews)
“oysters” (684 reviews)
“seafood salad” (76 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was in town sight seeing and gave this place a try. The restaurant has a New England feel in both flavor and selection. The staff was very friendly and prompt from the moment I arrived until I left. My meal was very good ......More

Thank USMEagleFan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really liked the concept of having a pencil and check sheet to select your oysters. They had over a dozen oysters to choose from. Oysters were great without a single piece of shell. The fries and ketchup served with sandwiches were full of spices. Also...More

1  Thank roadfooder1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a lot of room and the wait can be long, but worth every minute. If you sit at the bar (always the best service when you sit at a bar) the bartenders with put you in order of your wait time and give seats...More

1  Thank shawno6299
Reviewed 6 days ago

... knowing its reputation. Service was so accommodative and enthusiastic. Sat in the back courtyard for delicious oysters and clams AND this ridiculously wonderful grilled rock octopus appetizer-forget what you think you know, shut up, close the menu, order it.

1  Thank Avery B
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I ate here recently while visiting Baltimore. We were able to sit outside and people watch while having a great lunch. Our waitress was great and I'm sad I can't remember her name. She recommended the quahog chowder which was awesome. We...More

1  Thank Nikki P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I take a fish sandwich and it was excellent. The personal attention and attitude was wonderful. It's a ver great place, but you need a reservation.

Thank Dragonfly-CR
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed an early dinner at Thames Street. It enjoys a lovely setting with easy parking and attentive wait staff. They delivered delicious fresh seafood dishes to our table which did not disappoint. All in all, a fun experience with good eats.

Thank fiamma11
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best crab cake I've ever had... and quite possibly the best meal I've ever eaten! We figured that this place took a lot of pride in their food because we asked for several modifications to one dish (my fiancé is very picky!)...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my mother here for her birthday last week. I order halibut that was pretty good but, I would've liked it to be more seasoned. The fried zucchini had a little bit too much of a lemon flavor. The crab cake was about an...More

Thank Sedgwick D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Top notch, clean, cool Pub style restaurant with the best lobster cocktail ever! Didn't have a reservation so sat at a bar table. High class ambiance with raw bar. The crab cakes, which are rated highly by all "lists" were too bready for us, but...More

2  Thank TJGB1418
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13 March 2017|
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Response from shoreboyjames | Reviewed this property |
I did not have them, I STRONGLY recommend them. Got squeezed in by the oyster shucker. Not were you would want to sit with a date.
Sami L
9 February 2017|
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Response from Robin S | Reviewed this property |
We had oyster poboys, did not disappoint. the people next to us had dinner kind of fish that came whole, standing.
10 August 2016|
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Response from Caitlin G | Reviewed this property |
It seems kind of tight for a group that large...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Fells Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fells Point
  • Phone Number: +1 443-449-7726
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