Artful Gourmet Bistro
Artful Gourmet Bistro

Artful Gourmet Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.artfulgourmet.com/
  • Phone: 4103562606x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Gather, Entertain, Celebrate! The private dining room at Artful Gourmet Bistro is the perfect spot for your event- from business meetings to milestone celebrations. With seating for up to 45 guests, we can tailor a party perfect for every occasion & budget. Available for lunch or dinner.
  • Private Party Contact: Denise McMonagle 4436082755x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lakeside Blvd.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Enjoy the convenience of our large on-site parking area.
A word from Artful Gourmet Bistro
Artful Gourmet Bistro is a casual eating spot serving imaginative and excellent cuisine.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Artful Gourmet Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
63 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (50)fit for foodies (23)great for outdoor dining (22)special occasion (13)great for lunch (13)good for groups (13)vibrant bar scene (7)notable wine list (7)romantic (5)hot spot (4)kid-friendly (3)late-night find (2)great for brunch (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Service and food consistently excellent. Can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food
    titoVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    food was acceptable, have been there a few times, and is hit and miss with food and service. If you are lucky or the restaurant is having a good night.. you will have a nice experience, if not.. oh well..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was great
    PRBURKE
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We had a group of 10 for lunch. The service and food were great. I noticed a group that cam ein behind us. They kept growing and the wait staff was very accomidating.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner
    MarshaS
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Particularly delicious were two of the dinner specials -- halibut, and lamb chops. Great dinners here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • chinagirlVIP
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    Always good. Seems like their prices have gone up. The bill was higher than expected.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints!
    DebDVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Artful Gourmet Bistro is one of those consistently great restaurants that never disapoints. They have a great menu selection, wonderful specials, consistently delicious food and a great staff. Thumbs up, one of my very favorite restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • susan
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    everyone raved about the eggplant so i was excited to try it. I found it to be all cheese and sause, i could not taste the eggplant or other veggies. the rest of my party had fish and loved it
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great neighborhood spot
    Mimi
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great salads and sandwiches. Fun to go for lunch especially when weather is nice for outside seating. Dinner time also good but older crowd.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • chinagirlVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. We always enjoy the food.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific food
    Vistor
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    I caught up with a friend and had a terrific meal. As a strict vegetarian the choices were modest but the actual meal tasty, well spiced and more than I expected.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The lamb is consistently fabulous! Fish special was delicious and fresh. Two different entree salads topped with tuna were great as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love it!
    LoveItalianFood
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Artful has the best food. I don't know how they do it. I had the beef medallions with rigatoni in a demi glaze and broccoli. The beef was tender, the pasta cooked just right and the broccoli was perfect. I've always had a good meal there. The staff is friendly and courteous. I hope they stay around a long time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One item was very good
    davieVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Two of us ordered eggplant rollatini with vodka sauce, Greek summer salad and lobster crab cake. My wife ordered gazpacho, the Greek salad and truffle chicken. Our other friend ordered ceviche, spinach and berry salad and the catch of the day, which was rockfish. The two of us who had the eggplant thought that it, and especially the vodka sauce, was fantastic. We were disappointed with the lobster crab cakes because they were dry and without much flavor. My wife was disappointed with the chicken because it had a spicy red sauce on it, although the menu description didn’t imply this. If it wasn’t for the outstanding eggplant, I would have been disappointed with this restaurant, but would go back just to have the eggplant.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • nothing short of excellence
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Food was delicious and waitress couldn't have been nicer. Thanks Nicki.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Artful Gourmet - A Great Find
    Debbie
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Three of us were looking for a place somewhere between Westminster and Towson. Fortunately for us, we chose Artful Gourmet. Being my first time, I wasn't sure what to expect, especially during busy Restaurant Week; but we were pleasantly surprised and favorably impressed. We started with a drink at the bar. The bar tender was very educated about the wines and other beverage choices. We had a lovely three-course dinner after that. I had halibut (excellent), my husband had lamb chops (outstanding), and my friend couldn't say enough good things about the chicken. The others courses, soups and salads, were wonderful too, and made with exceptionally fresh ingredients. If you haven't been to Artful Gourmet, you don't know what you're missing. Go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a pleasure
    aniea
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We never tire of going to Artful Bistro. Friendly great service, a lot of creative salad choices, excellent entrees, all A's!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food- the service was great
    Beth
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Enjoyed our first trip to Artful Gourmet Bistro during Restaurant Week. I loved the fresh fish, and my husband had the barbequed beef. Desserts were outstanding. We will definitely visit this restaurant again.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Spot
    Kbrosenberg
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Nice to have such a nice place in this neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • didi
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Perfect evening outdoors. Good food and were able to linger afterwards.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overpriced Consistent Dining
    Sita
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    This is, as always, an overpriced dining experience. It is just the only "decent" restaurant in my area. I didn't want to go far and I wanted something other than fast, greasy food so Artful foots the bill. Speaking of the bill, $25 (including tip) for a caesar salad, diet coke and 1 split dessert....WOW!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We always like the food here. We always see people that we know when we eat here.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mandhVIP
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    We've eaten here many times. On this particular occassion the restaurant was slow. The food was truly outstanding.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Find
    TravellinSeanVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    I was looking for a new place to take my dad for his birthday. I found Artful Gourmet, and I couldn't be happier. Our waitress, Jessica, was excellent! She communicated well, explained the dishes, took care of my dad, and accommodated our special requests without hesitation. We had the eggplant appetizer (absolutely delicious), the yellow curry dish, and one of the chicken dishes. All were very tasty and seemed freshly prepared. I really had no complaints, except maybe the chicken in the curry dish was a hair dry. Even the bread was tasty. We'll definitely be back to try more of the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JayLVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    We go to Artful Gourmet often as a neighborhood gem and it never fails to satisfy. Highly recommend. Good service and quality entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • consistant
    Barb
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Service was great, including full staff. Food is always great and dining room is comfortable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great local find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    I'm glad that I've found this restaurant. I will certainly be back for many, many occasions.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Upscale Atmosphere
    teddyVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Dependable experience, always meets my expectations whether a business lunch or dinner with my wife.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 36 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 522 reviews are from the Artful Gourmet Bistro reviews archive.
  • Saturday Wife Date
    GreatNightOut
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Food was good as was the service. It as been great every visit so far. We usually get some of the specialty dishes but this visit we tried some of the dinner salads. The salads were fresh and loaded with chopped veggies. I got the one with a tuna steak on top.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Artful Gourmet Bistro
    Curt
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    We enjoyed the lamb chops and chicken pan roasted with white wine, lemon and garlic. The lamb was especially good with a nice orange-balsamic reduction (was it really orange or plum?!?!) The Mezzacorona Pinot Noir was very nice; I'll look for it in my local wine store. The Raspberry Amaretto cake was scrumptious and, resembling a wedding cake, a fitting finish for our 41st wedding anniversary.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unfortunate
    JuvenVIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    Had to go somewhere close to an event. This place showed some promise so we tried it. Everyone's apps and entrees were overcooked, the artichoke dip had cheddar cheese sprinkled on top like I do with my dogs food and our waitress was definitely a few drinks ahead of everyone in the restaurant. We ordered the Veronese shrimp gorgonzola which was basically shrimp with grilled bread and we got shrimp wrapped in some kind of cured meat. The downside to that was the shrimp had not been fully pealed as it appears it should have been. I really try to pull back the reigns and give places the benefit of the doubt, but if you had the option to go to Woodberry Kitchen, Ouzo Bay or Wit and Wisdom, do it.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great restaurant!
    danze
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This was my second visit to Artful Gourmet Bistro and I wasn't disappointed. The food selection is varied with pastas, seafood, salads, and meats. We were pleased with each of our choices. The pasta was delicious, not overcooked. We will definitely eat here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Hidden Gen
    TomasVIP
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Just a delightful place....outstanding food and service and all at a very reasonable price. Extremely well prepared and served. The staff is extremely attentive. The Artful Gourmet exudes quality. This is our second time here and I will clearly be coming back again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outdoor Delight
    TheSmiths
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My mom loves the Artful Gourmet, and I find it really really nice. We have a standing New Years Eve date there. The menu is always interesting and the prices are decent. The outdoor patio is just delightful. My meals have not all been great, and I am usually content with an appetizer and a salad. The Kandinsky quesadilla never disappoints and happy hour seems pretty busy.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The restaurant is easy to get to and off the beaten path. It provides good food at good prices with good service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Wonderful service and the food is exceptional. Food is always served hot. Great flavors and great selections.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lizzy
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We had not come to the Artful Gourmet but were really surprised how good this place is. Your waitress Nicki was super. We will certainly be back more often. Lizzy
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, service not
    Babybull52
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We totally enjoyed the food. Interesting choices and well executed. However the service had a lot to be desired. Once we gave our order, the waitress did not stop by the table to check on us, despite the fact that I wanted to order a beer and we needed a refill on the bread that originally came with one piece for each of us.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    DandD
    Dined on 5/27/2014
    Always enjoy dining at Artful Gourmet. The menu selection is great for various tastes and the food is good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as always
    GreatNightOut
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The restaurant visit from the food to the service was great as always.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Culinary Experience,Each Time
    Phunigerl
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    I love this restaurant. My husband and I accidentally found this one night and have been going there since. We have made it a point to try a different dish, every time we are there, as so many of their menu items look great. We have yet to be disappointed, and we are half way through the menu. :-) Try their Pieta Appetizer, their salad's are amazing and their main courses are each fantastic. Love this gem...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate