Fallston Barrel House

4.1
243 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
A new Local Favorite, we bring you craft spirits & provisions. Join us in our Bar or comfortable Dining Room for Lunch, Dinner, or any special occasion to enjoy our Chef's masterpiece menu, featuring local favorites & a modern twist on classic comfort food, paired with small batch craft distills & brews. PLEASE MAKE A NOTE IF YOU ARE HERE TO SEE THE BAND

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 243 people are saying
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4.1based on recent ratings
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4.3
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3.8
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3.8
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JennyS
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service drinks are pricey though.,otherwise nice staff Noah our server was excellent! Very friendley and on point.

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TerryH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Fallston Barrel House! Every visit is awesome! Food is delicious, service is outstanding, management is fantastic, and such a great variety of live music!

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Expectingbetter
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall2food3service5ambience2

Recommend bands playing faster and newer music.
Also, please clean the floors! Stickiness and dirt NOT good for suede sole dancing shoes!

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MARCIS
1 review
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent and servers are very friendly and polite. I had crabs last weekend and they were some of the best crabs I have ever eaten (and believe me, I haven't eaten a lot of crabs). I usually get the Cobb salad with grilled chicken which is excellent and very filling! They have some really great bands here, but I do wish they would have an awning over the band - it can get pretty hot while the sun is shining on the stage.
All in all, a great experience - I always come back!

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jweb
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner. The filet mignon was amazing!

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rugbymom
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience2

World class crabs. Great service. Music way too loud, causes patrons to yell to talk which raises the volume even more.

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SusanM
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

service was superb, fillet mignon was excellent but other dishes such as the crabcake and salmon were good.

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John
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Very load. Food was ok. Our waitress was excellent but over worked.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Mother’s Day

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JSB1
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Being mothers day, it took a little longer to receive our orders. The waitress was very attentive and checked on us often.
All of our orders (four of us) were received at the same time which is always a plus.
The brunch food was (breakfast items) was tasty.

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KimB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Menu choices, food portions, taste, and presentation were all terrific. Even though they were busy, we felt the staff was attentive.

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vipMichael
Baltimore
99 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Food was very tasty. Restaurant and bar were hopping on a Saturday night!

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RebeccaB
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Having eaten at the Fallston Barrel House before, we had no concerns meeting my son here again for a Mother's Day celebration one day early, since it is a good midway point between where we live, and he lives. They were busy, but that did not impact service, which was very good. The waiter was attentive, and checked back regularly with us, even when it became apparent that something must have gone wrong with our entrees when after 55 minutes we still didn't have them. He was very apologetic, and even comped us a round of drinks while we waited. When the food came, the quality and appearance was definitely not consistent. There was nothing wrong with mine - a filet mignon entree, with everything on the plate appearing freshly prepared, but my son's plate was another matter entirely. His filet mignon was sitting on a dried out puddle left behind by another steak of a different size and shape entirely, and his mashed potatoes were absolutely yellow and covered with a "skin," while mine were white and soft. They didn't even look like they could have come out of the same pot, nor taste like it (he didn't eat them. . . .) The appearance of the entire plate was quite unappetizing. My husband's chicken cheesesteak WOULD have been good if it hadn't sat for a very long time, but by the time he got it, it was a congealed cold lump on a roll instead of a warm melty cheesesteak. Neither my husband or son said anything to the waiter, because neither wanted to wait even longer for more food to be prepared, but they were very disappointed. The one positive was that the crab cake appetizer was very good. The brussell sprout appetizer was "meh" - too much barbecue sauce on them. All in all, not a very good experience. May be time to look for another halfway meeting point for future dinners.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall2food2service5ambience2

Went to dinner with a friend last Friday night. Service was great, but the food was disappointing. I ordered a turkey wrap and it was horrible. I planned to just not eat it, but the waiter insisted I exchange it for something else. I ordered the nachos and crab dip, which was a better choice, but just ok. They had a musician playing music on the bar side. It was way too loud for such a small dining area! We sat on the dining side of the restaurant and had to shout at each other to communicate. I can’t even imagine how loud it was on the bar side!! It sounded like they had speakers in the dining side pumping the music in there. If that’s the case, they need to turn down the music. My voice sounded horse by the time I got home from shouting. Bands and loud music are awesome in bars in the late evening, but not while dining at 7pm. I really wanted to like it there, but I was not impressed.

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Reds
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a little too loud. Additional servers are needed with the more popular bands like Never Never

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KarolinaL
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

I think they should have the better beer on tap (I was told it was like 16 different draft/ craft beers upstairs) - in the hall downstairs as well. With the name "Barrell House" any of the specialty beers need to be available for a show - especially with table servers. I can see if people had to go upto the bar to order drinks or a beer tub attendant like they have at most shows why 16 different draft beers would not make sense. Thanks. I hope to come up for more good shows - Never Never was excellent! That's for sure.

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vipSteveJ
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great as always and the special “pork ribeye” was the bomb.

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Chris
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1st time coming here was amazing. Food service everything to the very end.

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suet
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We arrived early and they were able to seat us right away. The waitress was polite and very quick with our orders. The food came out quickly and was very tasty.

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BizmamaER3
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Booked an outdoor table but band was inside in the hall. Still a nice night out, good service.

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FromDE
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great draft selection and great service!

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Loulou
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Burger and filet were both good, drinks were just ok. Live music on the patio was good, service was adequate.

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Danny
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

great food...1st time there..service was a little slow but the waiter was very tentative to our needs..we had time to waste, so we didnt mind waiting.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great 👍would definitely be back service was good to 😊

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helend
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on April 1, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Overall exceeded our expectations. The bacon wrapped meatloaf and the chicken sandwich were hits with our group. Good value and friendly staff. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I reserved a table outside. Was seated, given menus and then asked to move inside because there was a band and they would charge me a cover fee. I left. Horrible atmosphere, rude staff.

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lindam
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience1

I had a really good time when were there. I would have enjoyed it a whole lot more if I hadn't been stuck up against a wall by the band. I only came for the band. And definitely would have enjoyed the night much more if I could have seen them from the front. Beside the fact that it was too loud where I was sitting since we were right by the band. Not the bands fault. I even asked if we could move to another seat. I did reserve well in advance, so it wasn't like it was last minute. I had a cobb salad with chicken. Ordered orange crushes as well. Food and drinks both delicious. Seating arrangement, not so much.

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MMGW
Baltimore
27 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

They don't have a huge menu, but what e got was very good. The pit beef dip sandwich is amazing! Our waiter was super friendly and attentive.

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JenC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They would not allow the first two of our party to be seated for dinner. They had given our table away to other people.

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TerryH
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff is attentive and very friendly. Food is delicious with something for everyone. Service is phenomenal! Great atmosphere and owners are wonderful!

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VanessaD
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a bit to loud. But that would not keep me from coming back. This was our first visit and we will definately go back.

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TerryM
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Went to hear the music, eat, dance and enjoy being with people. Older crowd. Was not disappointed. Very enjoyable evening.

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SheilaC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The food was great, however their social distancing was poor. Was happy we got a table in the dining room and our table was a bit separated from the other tables. Looking in the bar it was packed with no social distancing. The young servers need to stop pulling their masks below their nose. I would go back, after COVID is on the decline.

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LoreleiJ
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great time at the Fallston Barrel House. The food was amazing, service was incredible and the music is always top notch there.

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ChristineS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience2

We order 4 drinks. The only one that taste right was the Vodka, Diet. The margarita had to much sour mix and the Key lime martini was gross. The food was ok, but not worth the charge. The Fallston chicken was smothered in sauce. The Barrel house burger was a typical burger. The server was great and friendly. I had a reservation for a high top in the bar area at 5pm. There were no open high tops when we arrived. She asked us if we would mind sitting in the dinning area and she will move us as soon as the tables get cleaned. Before we ordered our first drink 3 tables opened up and we were never given the chance to move. The hostess gave the tables to other people.

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JeffreyF
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Took a little while for our waiter to get our first drink order, but the food was terrific. The salmon was outstanding and my wife said her filet was delicious

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viplisas
Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, great food. Loved the crab cake and mashed potatoes. Good list of specials too.

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MarkS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Luke was tending bar while the band was playing and he did an amazing job!! Kept his head together in the middle of a very needy crowd. Great room and amazing band. Food was the best. I'll be back!

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ClintL
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great music. Enjoyed a Valentine’s Day dinner and Journey Tribute band concert with my date. I’ll be back for sure.

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VanessaL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time to enjoy this restaurant to watch a favorite band and will definitely return... food was delicious atmosphere friendly and great but service was beyond expectations especially during Valentines weekend.. all servers and bartenders in lower level where we sat were courteous friendly and continued to ask if we needed anything... great experience highly recommend and will return! Even when we left not sure if manager or owner asked how our evening went ...

FAQs

Fallston Barrel House does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Fallston Barrel House also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (443) 981-3062.

Fallston Barrel House is rated 4.1 stars by 243 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.