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B-Bolton Hill Bistro

1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
+1 410-383-8600
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
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Reviewed June 17, 2017

b Bistro was among the few restaurants we always used as a standard when going someplace new. The menu was interesting, the food very good, and the service spot on. Now, not so much. There has been a change in chefs. We hadn’t been in...More

Thank John G
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The restaurant is located on a small quiet corner in the beautiful Bolton Hill neighborhood of Baltimore. Parking can a bit of a challenge, but street parking can be found in the area. The restaurant is not large with an open kitchen and also has...More

Thank pensando42
Reviewed February 17, 2017

I've always liked b bistro, but this time it was awful. I had a friend coming from New York so we ere late and not very hungry, but they only had a prix fixe menu for $69 and not the half price wine they normally...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Crazy to dine out on this holiday but on a Tuesday we thought the crowds would not be too crazy at b. Jason was apologetic about the 15 minute wait but complimentary champagne eased the pain. The food was delicious and choices abundant on the...More

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Full disclosure: I did not dine here! I did, however, research Baltimore restaurants for my wife and 12 of her friends while they were visiting Baltimore and booked a table here. I am happy to report that the 13 LOVED their meal here. They found...More

Thank Arnie R
Reviewed January 23, 2017

A favorite when I lived in B'more. French done right. Great setting, especially the open kitchen. Hit there during restaurant week, and while less choices, you can't beat the 3 course for $30. Had the arugula salad, which got the palate ready for rosé and...More

Thank Damian C
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We did not know when we made our reservations on-line that it was restaurant week. The menu was very limited but the manager let us order some food that was not on the special menu. In spite of being short handed, our food was brought...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed December 12, 2016

We had a lovely dinner mid week seated in the front window. Our server, Taylor was helpful with her suggestions on the menu. Wine list was varied and reasonable. In the neighborhood of Bolton Hill which is a hidden gem. Street parking available

Thank ableinstruction
Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Went for an early dinner after a BSO performance. Restaurant reminds me of a restaurant in New York. Just my kind of restaurant, but there were a few strange things that would make me think about returning. Menu was small but well balanced. I had...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I was in town in July to see the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform the songs of David Bowie. What better place to have dinner before the show than a great little neighborhood Bistro called...B. We were visiting Baltimore during restaurant week and we were fortunate...More

Thank Zelvis
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Response from Arlene C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they can and have done that, e.g. wedding receptions and other special events. Call the restaurant at 410-383-8600 and you will be able to speak with someone. Generally they are there by 4:00 PM or earlier on Sundays... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Bolton St, Baltimore, MD 21217-4275
  • Public Transportation: 3 blocks from the Mt Royal Light Rail stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-383-8600
  • E-mail
Since it opened in May, 2003, b bistro has been one of the most praised restaurants in Baltimore 'the critics choice' in annual 'best restaurants' ratings in the Baltimore Sun, BALTIMORE Magazine, and the City Paper. Come see what all the excitement's about. Sample fresh and imaginative b bistro cuisine with a range of daily specials and an eclectic, non-fussy, and reasonably-priced wine list. Enjoy dining in Bolton Hill, one of Baltimore's most stately and historic neighborhoods.
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