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Rusty Scupper

402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
+1 410-727-3678
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (152 reviews)
“seafood” (228 reviews)
“crab cakes” (310 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Seafood, Balti, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here for a surprise birthday party for myself, that my wife planned. This place is really nice looking. This party was planned for 15 and some people were not able to come because they could only seat us in a specific place that had...More

Thank RICO G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went for crab cakes and while it was full of crab it tasted too much of the butter and was small for 20$ a piece.

Thank Kasey E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever we are in town this is a must for Sunday Brunch. The only thing we didn't like is there are only 2 seating's, 1030 or 1.. So you have to work around it. There is a great variety of food, from an omelet station,...More

Thank patriciacN4020MF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the biggest and best lobster I had all year. It was the most expensive one as well but so yummy. Got there before 5 on a Sunday so we could get a corner window views looking out in Baltimore. Splurged on Smith Island...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really wanted king crab legs and they were one of the few places that had them. They were very pricey, but so good! My daughter had the salmon which was delicious as well. I loved sitting by the window looking at the Inner Harbor...More

Thank cupcakemishl
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was busy and we were early. We waited in the bar area as suggested by the nice host. Could not sit on the high seats. Waiter came over and asked about drinks. I said we were just waiting. He said it was hot, how...More

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really loved the dip they served with the bread. WOW! The crab cake was also fantastic. The filet was average. The price was high for the quality; however, the views cannot be beat. Very enjoyable. The service was great.

Thank fleamcd1971
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointed- this restaurant is in such a beautiful setting but nearly $200 for 2 adults and 2 kids for food that was on par with a low quality chain. The shrimp wasn’t cleaned/deveined in the shrimp cocktail or the kids popcorn shrimp, totally unacceptable...More

Thank KCsEndlessAdventures
Rusty S, General Manager at Rusty Scupper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi, KC. We appreciate you sharing your recent experience with us and apologize you left feeling dissatisfied with your service and meal. We will discuss your concerns internally to ensure these issues do not happen again. We source only the freshest ingredients for our customers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved the experience of eating fresh seafood right on the Chesapeake! The Rusty Scupper had some very good food as well as a nice, quiet and romantic/intimate atmosphere. The food was a bit expensive for the size of the portions, but we enjoyed...More

Thank 340levih
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a Little worn around the edges but good food and great view! Consistent. Nice service.

Thank lewis t
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Questions & Answers
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Kate K | Reviewed this property |
I’d recommend them on a weekend
Jean G
April 23, 2017|
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Response from Viking49BV | Reviewed this property |
Please see my 'Anything but the chicken" post
October 15, 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
yes. the taxi stop is right next to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
  • Public Transportation: Water Taxi Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-727-3678
  • E-mail
When in Baltimore enjoy the city's freshest seafood along with Inner Harbor's best view. The Rusty Scupper offers a tempting array of local seafood specialties from Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes to pan-seared Rockfish with Lobster. You can also enjoy classic dishes such as Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Atlantic Salmon, all served in a spectacular waterfront setting.
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