Barrett's Grill

4.5
2701 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Barrett's Grill was created to tempt your every sense with an unforgettable culinary experience. The dining room atmosphere is open and contemporary. Our chef has crafted a menu that offers memorable dishes – from innovative creations to your favorite comfort foods – prepared with care and artistry. Reservations are accepted for lunch and dinner. We offer 1/2 price bottled wine on Tuesday and Thursday's along with live jazz these evenings. Monday -Friday we offer 1/2 priced appetizers and drink features in our bar. Brunch is offered on Saturday & Sunday.
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipKach
Baltimore
75 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A birthday celebration! Highly recommend the Shrimp Cargot we shared as an appetizer. Then I enjoyed the Mango Mandarin salad and my husband the French Dip. We brought up a trio dessert to share.

Barrett’s food never disappoints.

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barryw
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food with a great server

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2foodies
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great neighborhood staple. Food always good, ambiance upbeat, good service.

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LaRoneD
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time and a excellent meal. The professionalism was on point by all the employees from beginning to end.

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TerriG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The brunch was delicious, I had the excellent crab benedict because I couldn't get the day starter with rare prime rib, and the bottomless mimosas. My friend did have the day starter and said it was the best benedict she's ever had. She also had The New Fashioned to drink and really enjoyed it.

Best of all was our waitress Mary. We were there for several hours catching up and she was always attentive to our needs from the first moment to the last. Really exceptional.

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vipMike
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Attractive outdoor setting. Broad selection of food. Drink prices a bit high.

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MrsCG
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Joseph, our waiter was absolutely perfect. He was attentive, engaging and overall a genuinely good person.
Joseph, the Chef, came out to greet us, was equally engaging and attentive.
Our meal was good, mine was a tad salty, but good. The drinks were delicious!
Overall a great dinning experience!

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BethC
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food2service4ambience4

Waitress was great. BUT my husband had a worm in his salad and they didn’t even apologize about it. We probably won’t go back.

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vipmissmarym
Baltimore
47 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We went to Barrett's for our 36th wedding anniversary. Our server, Francesca, was terrific without hovering. Our filets were cooked perfectly and the green beans were crisp and fresh. We'll be back.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the cheerful feedback. We are glad to hear that you had such a great time with us. It is nice to see that our team took excellent care of you and Francesca was so great. We are happy to see that your meals were excellent and everything was cooked to perfection. We appreciate the kind review and recommendations. We hope to see you again soon!

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SusanB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Met my nieces and their boyfriends here for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. First time we were all together since COVID. Staff and food both super. Thanks for helping us create great memories!

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LeaF
1 review
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So, have never even heard of Barretts to be honest. This restaurant happened to be exactly halfway between two sisters that had never met before. Found out our connection thru 23nme about 6 months ago. I'm 57, she's 50. I told the waitress of the special occasion, and I'm telling you, she couldn't have been any more understanding, considerate, polite...whatever you want to call it. She was great. Her name was Catherine. She let us have our space, didn't rush us in the least. Our "lunch" lasted 5 hours and we were never pushed to leave. The food was amazing! The crab/corn chowder by far the best I've ever had. The scallops in bacon were to die for (wish I had some right now actually) and the peach cobbler was just crazy! My husband raved about his fish tacos and my new sister loved her chicken flatbread too! Oh, Martinis were beyond excellent too! Even though Barretts is 35 miles from my house, it will definitely be on our "go to" list. Can't wait to take all my friends from Pasadena! Next time we will definitely do dinner because the dinner menu looks fabulous too! Great atmosphere, great service, fabulous food and fantastic staff! Can't really say anymore! Keep up the good work Barretts (and Catherine!)

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the marvelous feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us and are thrilled to know our team provided you with amazing service. We're so happy to hear that Catherine took excellent care of you and helped make your special occasion so wonderful. It is great to see that your meals were delicious and you loved our martinis. We appreciate your kind review and can't wait to see you next time. Thanks again and enjoy your week!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and delicious food

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed your meals and our team provided you with fantastic service. We appreciate your feedback and can't wait to see you again. Until next time, enjoy your week!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Barrett’s never disappoints! Excellent food and service!

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for the wonderful feedback. It is great to hear that you are always impressed with your visits. We are glad that your meals are always delicious and our team provides you with great service. We can't wait to see you again. Until next time, have a great week!

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Countyres
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This time we ate outside because it was a beautiful day. The food was great. The wait staff did an excellent job.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thanks for your feedback. We are happy to see that you had a nice dining experience with us. It is great to see that your meals were wonderful and our team provided you with fantastic service. We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us and you will visit us again soon. Until then, have a nice week!

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Chris
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our visit to Barrett's was pleasant. The staff was very cheerful, efficient and professional. Food was delicious.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Chris, We appreciate your feedback and are happy to see that you had a great time with us. It is wonderful to see that our team took amazing care of you and your meals were delicious. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. Enjoy your week!

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RitaE
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful food and service. Thanks for having comfortable outdoor dining.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you, Rita. We are so excited to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us. It is so nice to see that you enjoyed our outdoor dining and found your meals so great. We're glad to see that our team took excellent care of you and everything was to your liking. We hope to see you again soon. Enjoy your week!

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hungary
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Three of us went Barrett's Hunt Valley and were beyond pleased. One had Steak and Eggs - eggs cooked to his preference and steak was very good. One had Egg's Benedict and raved about the quality. I had the French Toast with Fruit. This was good!!!, but VERY sweet. I wasn't able to eat all of it. This entre should be a dessert, shared by 3 people. We enjoyed Barrett's so much, we booked a group get- together s. Waiter/Bartender was great and very helpful. When we booked, I requested window seating. The hostess was going to seat us right smack in the middle of restaurant, while all window seating was wide open. We did get to move. The hostess said they only receive the reservations, not specific requests. We have had this problem before at other restaurants. Do you send in requests?

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words. We are elated to hear that you had such a wonderful dining experience with us. We're thrilled to see that you enjoyed your meals and found our Eggs Benedict and French Toast absolutely amazing. It is really nice to hear such wonderful feedback and we do hope that you will visit us again soon. Until then, we hope you have a great week!

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MariaT
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, everyone loved their food! blackened pasta, salmon, and shrimp and grits, shimpcargot were delicious! Staff was very friendly and helpful. In some areas, seating is close to other diners. No music in the background

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Maria, Thank you for the lovely feedback. It is so nice to see that you had such a great time with us. We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your meals and found your meals amazing. We are happy to see that our team provided you with amazing service and were so kind and helpful. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon. Until then, enjoy your week!

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vipemem
Baltimore
43 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to Piper!

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with us and our team took wonderful care of you. It is nice to see that Piper was so wonderful. We appreciate your feedback and can't wait to see you again. Until then, have a great week!

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vipeatoutoften
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The hostess tried to seat us at an ultra small table for two until we objected. Paid $15 for a scotch on the rocks that was all rocks and just a touch of scotch. This is unusual for Barrett's, so not sure what's going on with the staff.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are so sorry to see that you were not pleased with your visit. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention and do hope that you will give us another chance in the future to make it up to you. Thank you again and have a nice week.

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vipSaraH
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Barrett’s is always tasty. We started off asking about drinks. Our server was quite young and really couldn’t answer any questions we had. He we t to the bar several times to get answers. We ordered a couple drinks which were just ok, the margarita and a vodka and soda water with cherry bitters.

We ordered the bacon wrapped scallops which were amazing. They had a buttery sauce over top and sat on some wilted spinach and fresh diced tomatoes. There are only three… it was hard to share, but we did. Lol!

The market fish was Cajun swordfish with a couple shrimp on top and cauliflower rice pilaf. Our waiter misunderstood what it was and said cauliflower AND rice pilaf. I could have the cauliflower but not the rice. He checked with the chef and clarified that it was cauliflower rice, which I can have. So I asked for that and another side of their roasted cauliflower. When it came out, it had the roasted cauliflower but no rice pilaf. It was ok, because my hubby got the rice pilaf and mine was better. Very flavorful and tasty.

Then at the end of dinner, we decided to go with the almond mocha coffee. We asked what was in it. He didn’t know it was on the menu so we showed him. He went and asked a couple people. Even the manager didn’t know that the coffees were on there. Luckily the bartender did, and confirmed it was disoranno (sp?) and we ordered it. It was very delicious!

Overall, the meal was good. As the evening went on, it got really noisy inside, and it was hard to hear our waiter. Lol I also accidentally nicked over the cream for the coffee and the waiter cleaned it up quickly without a hitch. I really appreciated that.

The only complaint I have is it would be helpful if the staff knew what was on the menu. 😂

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Sara, Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy to see that you always have such a nice time with us. It is great to see that your meals are wonderful and we're glad to know that you find everything so delicious and flavorful. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Until next time, have a great week!

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SarahB
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The food was good.
Swordfish special and steak.
Server was inexperienced. I asked for a cosmo and got a white cosmo that was on the menu.( not what I wanted)
It was small , watery and tasteless.

I’m saying yes recommend, but not the finest dining experience out there...

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Sarah, Thank you for the cheerful feedback. We are overjoyed to hear that you had such a wonderful dining experience with us. We are glad to see that your meals were great and you found our swordfish speck and steak amazing. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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DavidS
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server, Jason was OUTSTANDING! Really knew his stuff. It was an adult family outing and Jason made it great.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

David, Thanks a bunch for your kind words. We are excited to hear that you had a fantastic time with us. It is wonderful to hear that our team took excellent care of you and Jason provided you with stellar service. We truly appreciate the kind review and recommendations. We look forward to seeing you again. Until next time, have a nice week!

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ellie
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Our waitress was charming and attentive. The menu had a nice selection esp. for a hot summer day. Always love their warm rolls and butter. Lighting is soothing but you can still easily read your menu. I am so glad to see that this restaurant made it through this past year.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Ellie, We appreciate your feedback and are so happy to hear that you had a nice time with us. It is lovely to see that our team took wonderful care of you and you enjoyed your meals. However, we see that your experience was not to your full satisfaction. We are sorry to hear this and do hope you will give us another chance to make it up to you. Thank you again and have a great week.

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vipluv2travel
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was tasty, we’ll presented and the service top notch. I would highly recommend

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the cheerful feedback. It is wonderful to see that you had such a great time with us. We are delighted to see that your meals were amazing and everything was delicious and full of flavor. We are glad to hear our team took excellent care of you and made your experience so memorable. We appreciate the kind review and hope to see you again. Until then, have a great week!

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Jodie
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Two salads were ordered and both were fresh and fantastic. The meals at other tables look very good as well. The best part of our eventing at Barrett's... absolutely everyone who works there from management to the servers. All those folks were friendly and congenial and did everything to make our experience and outstanding one. The atmosphere was lovely too. I will be returning!

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Jodie, Thank you for the blissful feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had a phenomenal dining experience with us. We are thrilled to see that your meals were amazing and you found everything delicious. It is great to learn that our team provided you with stellar service and were so kind and friendly. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit. Have a nice week!

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JamesR
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was our first experience eating at Barrett's Grill. The servers and and all the other employees were very friendly. The food was very good. We had a good time!

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you, James. We're charmed to hear that you had such a fantastic first experience with us. It is lovely to see that our team took amazing care of you and were kind and friendly. We are happy that you enjoyed your meals and found everything wonderful. We appreciate the kind review and recommendations. We will see you next time. Have a great week!

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bdiner
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great!

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meals and had such a wonderful time with us. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with us. We can't for you to visit again soon. Until then, have a wonderful week!

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vipJD007
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Checking in at host desk was not smooth. Meal:Truly OUTSTANDING service. A team working as a crew. And fabulous food

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for the amazing feedback. We are excited to hear that you had such a wonderful time with us. It is nice to know that our team provided you with great service and your meals were excellent. We appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. We hope to see you again soon!

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ravenoneputt
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Service was awful Waited 30 min for our order to be taken waited 45 min for our main dish Had to ask for bread at table water glass never refilled food arrived over cooked

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are terribly sorry to see that you did not have a positive dining experience with us. We sincerely apologize for this and do hope in the future you will allow us the chance to make it up to you. Thank you again and have a great week.

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vipAnotherHomeRun
Baltimore
133 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

My wife & I had a great meal, great drinks and great service.

My wife enjoyed the corn & crab chowder and Mediterranean flatbread, and I enjoyed the rockfish special. All were served at the proper temperature and in a timely manner.

Our server, Joseph, knew the menu well, and was attentive and friendly. The other staff members were also very polite and professional.

We will return.

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for your lovely feedback. It is great to see that you and your wife had such an enjoyable dining experience with us. We are delighted to hear that our team provided you with stellar service and Joseph was so kind and professional. We're happy that you enjoyed your meals and found our corn and crab chowder, Mediterranean flatbread, and rockfish special so delicious. We appreciate the wonderful feedback and can't wait to see you both again. Until next time, have a great week!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The server was very nice. But not exactly on the ball. Had to wave her down a few times to order a new drink and to ask for something that wasn’t on the dish and to get the check. It was not terribly busy.
My rockfish was very good. However it was supposed to come with some kind of potatoes and a veggie. Didn’t get either of them. I didn’t realize it because I added a salad so had enough food , but the sides should have come.
My friend ordered the crab cakes. It said market price so she should have asked how much they were, she didn’t. She asked if
They were good and jumbo lump Maryland crab. The server said they are amazing and yes. They were definitely not jumbo lump Maryland crab and she said they were not amazing, and they were small. I know crab is high right now, however, If it is going to be $49 even if the patron doesn’t ask, the server should tell them. We were a little sticker shocked.

Barrett's Grill
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed your meals and found our rockfish and crab cake so delicious. However, are sorry to see that your visit with us was not to your full satisfaction. We sincerely apologize for any dissatisfaction you experienced and hope that you will give us another chance in the future. Thank you again for your feedback. We hope you have a great week.

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vipemem
Baltimore
44 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to DEVIN

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the nice feedback. We are overjoyed to hear that our team took excellent care of you and Devin was so great. We appreciate your feedback and 5 stars. We look forward to seeing you again. Until then, have a great week!

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Donotwanttonicname
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A very enjoyable dinner with friends. Barrett's is a good restaurant. I go there often.

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the nice feedback. It is nice to hear that you always have such an enjoyable time with us. We're delighted to hear you enjoy your meals and enjoy the atmosphere we provide. We can't wait to see you again. We hope you have a great week!

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ACECfoodies
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The daily special 1/2 sandwich and salad was excellent.

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

We appreciate your feedback and are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your meals and found our sandwich and salad special delicious. We can't wait to see you again. Thanks again and have a great week!

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vipMinervaTakesaBite
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

My friend and I met for our in-person "reunion" and semi-working luncheon at Barrett's because we've always loved it and missed it during the pandemic lock-downs. Food was fresh, interesting, well prepared and delicious - as always. I loved the creamy crab and sweet corn soup with a kale salad, while my friend made up for lost time with an entree salad, steak skewers and a side of fries. Couldn't quite fit-in dessert but will be sure to save room NEXT TIME! A special thanks to our lovely server who was friendly, efficient and kind enough to let us linger even after the plates were cleared. We had a lot of catching up to do! See you at Barretts SOON!

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the lovely feedback. We are delighted to hear that you always have such a wonderful experience with us. We are glad to hear that you love your meals and find our cream crab and sweet corn soup so delicious. We appreciate the wonderful feedback and recommendations. We can't wait to see you again soon. Until then, have a great week!

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alwaysdiningout
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to Barrett's for brunch to celebrate our children's birthdays. The service and food were excellent. We were a large party and our server never missed a beat. She was phenomenal. Definitely recommend for parties large or small.

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to share your dining experience with us. We are thrilled to learn that you enjoyed your meals and found everything so amazing. It is great to see that our team provided you with stellar service and made your celebration so wonderful. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again and take care!

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vipEddie
Baltimore
53 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a superior experience with food, service and atmosphere

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you, Eddie. We are happy to hear that you always have such a wonderful dining experience with us. We are glad to hear your meals are always wonderful and our team provided you with fantastic service. We truly appreciate the kind review and recommendations and look forward to seeing you next. Thanks, again and take care!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Even with a reservation service was very slow - a wonderful waiter took our table because no one ever came over to us - then food took forever only to find out they dropped a plate and had to remake everything. Accidents happen but telling us what happened would have avoided the frustration of the wait.

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the feedback. It is nice to see that you enjoyed your meals. We appreciate you taking the time to share your dining experience with us and hope to see you again soon. Thanks again and take care!

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vipBonilator
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Zoe was great!

Barrett's Grill
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for your feedback. It is nice to hear that you had a great time with us and Zoe provided you with excellent service. Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience with us. We hope to see you again soon. Have a nice week!

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FAQs

Barrett's Grill offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 527-0999.

Barrett's Grill is rated 4.5 stars by 2701 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.