McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Baltimore

4.1
4498 Reviews
$30 and under
Seafood
McCormick & Schmick's Baltimore restaurant is uniquely designed to create an inviting, original and relaxed atmosphere, where guests can enjoy the highest quality dining experience. The menu is printed twice daily, featuring the signature “Fresh Fish” highlighting an impressive number of fresh seafood varieties, in addition to aged steaks, poultry, entrée salads and pasta. McCormick & Schmick's commitment to local freshness is apparent in the seasonally inspired dishes and regionally inspired preparations offered.

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
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 4498 people are saying
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StevenG
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant is outstanding, excellent customer service and a awesome manager.... please keep up the great work.

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cburd
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service1ambience5

Our waiter was hardly existant. We often had to ask the waitress that was serving the next table over to ask our waiter to come out for whatever we needed. We did not tip him very much either.

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Keena
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Teniah was a great server. She was very accommodating and friendly. She definitely made the experience 10x better. Chef Richard was really nice as well, he came out and personally greeted us, and so did the manager. The staff was really great, the food and drinks were great, it was a really good time all around.! Just as any other time. We set outside and once it got dark, they even put nice lights up around the table. McCormick has always been a fav of mine, but after this experience, they have gained a lifetime supporter. And, it was my girlfriend birthday, Teniah sang with us and they even had “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” printed on the menus. Considering going back for my birthday in 2 weeks.

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DexterB
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super awesome experience all around the board! Would definitely recommend to ALL!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Food was good but very small portions especially for the price. Hostess staff was not very friendly or welcoming but our server was great.

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Fantastic
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a lovey dinner. Our waitress was nice and the food was good. It was our anniversary so they brought over a nice anniversary dessert.

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vipVictoriaM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Disappointed in the crab cake appetizer and the amount of claw meat in "lump" crab cake.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

Food was really terrible honestly. Expected a better experience

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latronyaw
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

My dining experience at this restaurant on a Thursday evening was horrible. Food was cold, servers were having loud conversations…cursing at each other. But to top it off an employee who was off work was eating cherries out of the container at the bar with her BARE HANDS!!!

This was at the Baltimore location.

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ConnieE
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience5

Waiter spent way too much time with table across from us (could it be that they were spending much more than us?)

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AprilK
Richmond
11 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had a good dinner. Our waiter was personable. The music was very loud and it made co versatile a bit difficult.

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JenniferK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Went on a Sunday evening in September. Sat outside which was lovely. Food was excellent, drinks were meh.... a little lack luster in flavor, no garnishes and took forever. Service was slow but our waitress Delaney was doing her best. I don't really think it was her fault that the bar and food were slow. The restaurant was not crowded at all so not sure what the issue was.

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Greenspring
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We chose to eat outdoors and it was quite pleasant. The view and weather were terrific. We could feel the energy of the city, yet from our vantage point it was serene. The food was artistically presented and looked too good to eat but we did. Everything was delicious. Best of all it was the perfect atmosphere for great conversation.

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BrandanR
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We chose this place for our engament dinner because of the view. The food was good. The waiter was amazing. Very kind and catered to everything we wanted. Definitely will be coming back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience3

Out of half the menu items. Extremely poor service training. Twice they tried to get us to order desert while others were still eating entrees (and we weren’t there late). Didn’t remove dishes before serving next course. It’s been a very long time since I’ve had such an abysmal experience. It was horrid when you consider the high prices they charge. I use Opentable a lot and have never left a bad review so this was warranted.

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BrianF
New England
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a Sunday night, most places closed early, but we were able to get a table. The food was outstanding, the wait staff were friendly and helpful.We would definitely go again when in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Our food was cool and and had to be returned and be reheated. It took a long time to receive the food and then having to return it. I understand there could be some problems however, the food should be hot. The waiter was very good he was understanding and he did it removed as quickly as he could to return the food and get it right back out to us. I’ve eaten there before and there was not a problem but that was a couple years ago. We were celebrating our anniversaries so. They were complaints about the pork chops being tough. We had a party of seven.

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Luv2shop
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was great as always. Waitor was pushy …kept asking if we wanted seconds when we were still working on first round.

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BrianF
Richmond
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food1service3ambience2

Worst filet i’ve had in a long time. Overcooked, not very warm and i think they served a 6 oz when i ordered an 8 oz

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AmyF
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

McCormick & Schmicks Seafood was wonderful. My boyfriend called them in advance and set up plans to have the staff help him propose to me. The chief brought out a fruit platter with the ring box in the middle. It was so wonderful

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience5

It’s was our anniversary. Our waitress seemed really busy which is fine but our food was cold and it took 20 minutes for our cheesecake to come out. Tables around us who would order at the same time got their stuff way faster. We noticed the service go down when a large party went in the back room. We just didn’t feel important anymore.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience5

Service wasn’t that great!

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VictoriaJ
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was delicious! The dining room was clean, and our server was pleasant and attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The server was awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Great experience!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Swordfish was dry and the portion was small. Service was great.

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JamesR
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Terrible overcooked food. Terrible customer service. Terrible overall experience

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EdwardF
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Attentive service. Entrees excellently prepared. Some fingerling potatoes undercooked but everything else first rate.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience3

Disappointing! The food took over 30 minutes to serve and was average at best. Not what I’ve come to expect from McCormick & Schmick.

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vipCharlesW
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was excellent, high quality, perfect seasoning and cook. The service was outstanding. Our server Brittany was one of the best we've ever experienced anywhere in the world! From the start, she was very informative, took the time to listen and explain fully, made great suggestions and worked with us to make each meal perfect for each person. She was also a lot of fun, and that makes dining a truly outstanding and enjoyable experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience3

I was greeted by the hostess asking where my mask was (DUH! I should’ve KNOWN better! I’m so mask conscious and I totally spaced out - I asked if they could give me one since I did see others receive one, but I got a cloth napkin). $32 for a piece of THIN swordfish … that was ridiculous. It’s as if they took a normal swordfish filet and made two out of them … but I only got one. Mashed potatoes were extra (because I subbed out something that was SURE to be more expensive than a spud, but whatever). They came to the table lukewarm. The best thing about my visit was my server, Julian, who had only been working there for two days - he was attentive (but not overly so, which was perfect), and very polite and friendly. That, and there was a lovely wedding taking place outdoors that I could watch.

Will I be back for dinner? Probably not. Way too pricy for what I got - but MAYBE for lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Came to Baltimore for a Summer weekend for 4 based at the Inner Harbor. Had Sat lunch at Mc&S. Service was very good, restaurant was clean and views were nice, food was acceptable. Higher priced. We were glad to find something nice to relax and be out of the crowded common area of the Harbor. Thank you for great service.

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ChrisM
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Food was cold. Waiter was not friendly. Seems like he had a attitude. Service was slow

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vipMoss19
Richmond
9 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My family enjoyed a FANTASTIC dinner. We celebrated a birthday and the meal was outstanding. Our server, Alicia, did an exceptional job. She made our experience SO special. I can’t say enough good things. So happy we dined at the restaurant. We talked about the meal when choosing our top fav memories from our family weekend getaway!!

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BettyW
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Food was fine once it finally came but waiting over an hour to get a salad with chicken on it was ridiculous. And in the almost 2 hours we were there was very difficult to get drink refilled. I know there was a show at Pier 6 that night and restaurant was busy, but a good manager would staff up when a show is next door. Its called planning. And I know there are staff shortages everywhere since all the lazy people don't want to go back to work and just collect money from the government and not pay rent. Makes we not want to go to restaurants anymore since service is so horrible!

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Marvin
Orlando
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. Very good restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Small portions

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vipPeterK
Baltimore
31 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was outstanding! Brittney was on point. You could tell she enjoys what she does. The sea bass was so flavorful. I will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Service was fantastic, but …..
Water glasses and silverware were dirty, and tablecloth had stains. Food was ok… potatoes came cold, and fettuccine sauce had a strange sour taste to it. Fish tacos and calamari were very good as was the Baltimore crab cake!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience, strong servers, helpful staff, friendly managers and friendly chef. Food came out as requested and hot. My entire family enjoyed themselves and were so full when we left, we decided to take the longer walk to the car. Thank you to the chef and the manager on duty for taking the time out and coming to see us at the table and check on us. It was definitely a pleasure and we will definitely be back. Great job on team work, over heard the server talking at service and how they need to do this and that so that it’s all set up for the next day and all. You definitely have a great addition to your team with the server we had. Thank you again.

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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Baltimore is rated 4.1 stars by 4498 OpenTable diners.

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