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Sotto Sopra

405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
+1 410-625-0534
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (44 reviews)
“osso bucco” (21 reviews)
“salsiccia” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I attended their Opera Night in June with two other couples. I am not an opera fan but I have to say that this was a lot of fun. The performers, Paul and Karen, are incredibly talented and they gave me an...More

1  Thank jerrye59
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's been a couple of years since my last visit to Sotto Sopra, and it still stands head and shoulders above the other Italian restaurants in town. The crowds ebb in the summer, and it was a pleasure to escape the heat in this dimly...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last night we went to Sotto Sopra to celebrate my husband’s birthday. We had an incredibly pleasant evening. From the time we arrived until we left, we felt welcomed and valued as customers. Patrick, our server, was at the top of his game – so...More

Thank Maggi713
Dara B, Public Relations Manager at Sotto Sopra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Grazie for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. We love being part of our client's celebrations.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here a few times a year with family, and we consider this our favorite restaurant in Baltimore. You can easily spend $50/person+, so we save it for special occasions. The food is better than anything I could find in Rome, although I didn't...More

Thank Relax M
Dara B, Public Relations Manager at Sotto Sopra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. We truly appreciate your patronage.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sotto Sopra has long-been one of my favorite Italian restaurants in Baltimore, and a recent trip reconfirmed that the restaurant continues to serve-up some of the best Italian food in the city in a cozy, casual atmosphere. Although not located in Baltimore's Little Italy, the...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrive early for our reservation and were greeted by the hostess with a smile and seated right away. From there the wait staff continued the friendly service and the food did not disappoint. Definitely recommend this location if you're in the area.

Thank ashamme
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We dined here as a family on Easter weekend. Walking distance from our hotel so it got the approval of the family. The hostess on Saturday evening was very pleasant and accommodated our table request after a short wait at the bar. No problem as...More

Thank MJames88
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Bustling, noisy when busy. Fabulous veal saltimboca! Gelato fine. Smallish wine pours. Bread basket disappointing. Hard breadsticks and a few small slices of a chewy bread. Service staff working hard. Dined in rear of restaurant, expecting a lower noise level. Unfortunately, the sound system for...More

Thank Dancing2013
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The ambience, service, food everything was up to par. The food was comparable in quality to 6 course meals that are served in small portions and many michelin starred restaurants in New York, however at Sotto Sopra, the portions are also larger. Pleasant flame and...More

1  Thank The-Ephemeral
Dara B, Public Relations Manager at Sotto Sopra, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Grazie for your kind words and generous review.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have been here many times. A few times it has been a miss but on this visit it really was a home run. This is consistently a fine dining experience from the food through the service. I think night after night consistency is very...More

Thank Loki_and_Odin
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José A
27 May 2016|
Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think so ,,,,,call the restaurant!
Dario V
2 May 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Go with open table, so easy
Don D
31 August 2015|
Response from Riccardo0904 | Property representative |
7 days a week however always better call the day you coming in case something happens. We call it off during really slow times when there is plenty parking on the street . It rarely happens but a couple times a year it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
12:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
    (Mulberry and Franklin St.)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Trolley - Free Circulator
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-625-0534
  • E-mail
Sotto Sopra is an Italian restaurant housed in a beautiful 19th century building just blocks north of Baltimore’s Harborplace on Charles Street. Sotto Sopra specializes in contemporary Italian cuisine adapting farm-to-table and incorporating regional specialties. We buy local whenever it is possible. The perfect risotto, handmade pastas, roasted meats, local seafood, and regional produce are here for your total enjoyment. Join us for our Power Lunch, featuring what's freshest and best in Italian cuisine. Two courses from our full lunch menu, $18. Sotto Sopra invites you to dine for lunch; Monday through Saturdays and dinner every evening. Eat.Drink.Sleep.Dream--Italian. Check out our monthly Opera Nights with live performances and multi-course dinner.
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