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Christopher Daniel
Christopher Daniel

Christopher Daniel Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.christopher-daniel.com
  • Email: cd.fbook@gmail.com
  • Phone: (410) 308-1800
  • Hours of Operation: Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Chris Ellis
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Groups of 1 to 500 catered in your home or outside facility. We can create any menu to suit your needs. Let us bring our renowned cuisine and professional service to you for cocktail parties, weddings, lunches and dinners, picnics, or intimate get-togethers. We will help you plan the entire event from menu and drinks, to seating and table arrangements. Whether it's at home or at work, Christopher Daniel Catering will do all the work to make your affair a great success.
  • Private Party Facilities: Private party room available for groups of 20 to 100; can put together menus for any occasion, seated or buffet.
    ROOM HAS OWN PRIVATE RESTROOMS, BAR, COATROOM AND ENTRANCE FOR A TOTALLY PRIVATE AFFAIR.
  • Private Party Contact: Bonnie S. Kerin (410) 308-1800
  • Entertainment: Our adjacent martini bar fiVe features live music every Saturday night starting around 9:30pm.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Check our website http://www.christopher-daniel.com/events.html for all of our upcoming Special Events, Wine Dinners and Live Entertainment.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broad Ave.
  • Public Transit: Lite rail located on Timonium Rd., approximately 2 blocks from the restaurant
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Free Parking available in front of the building with extra parking in the rear.
A word from Christopher Daniel
Christopher Daniel is fine dining in a casual atmosphere. We offer a wide range menu with steaks, fish, seafood and some light fare. We have a kids menu available. Menu prices range from $10-30. Private rooms also available. Reservations are recommended.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "The Brunch was nicely displayed but there should be a more choices in the selections"
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Our waitress Mary went out of our way to make our visit memorable She did not rush us but was there instantly we needed something. The food was good but did not like the lobster risotto with the salmon, too bland and clumpy. My other guests loved the steak, the crab cake and chicken. We would come again."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "A great spot for dinner, whether a special occasion, or just a meal out! In addition to the main dining room, with various sized tables, some round, some square, and three booths, they have a partially enclosed rear dining area for groups of a dozen or more people, (a few smaller tables in this area also, where we sat), and behind that, a private room with its own bar for larger group events. Erik, the manager, is a most welcoming and cordial host who circulates throughout the restaurant, to make sure that food and service meet up to diners' expectations. Our waiter, David, originally from North Carolina, was an attentive and friendly young man, and most accommodating to our needs. Christopher Daniel is not to be missed when in Timonium.."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We don't go there often, but for the price, it's just OK. Food is fine, but doesn't knock your socks off. Food comes stacked, which I guess is the current rage, but nothing stood out. Waitress was friendly, but got real chatty with the table next to us and that was annoying. Ambience, being in a strip mall, is low. Decor is average, walls white, pictures crooked on the walls. Ehh. Take it or leave it, sorry to say."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Have visited several times. Has been consistently good."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Not unusual, but a very professional dinner. The dining room draws an older crowd, but the bar looked very vibrant. We will be back."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Lovely meal, extremely well prepared. Their light fare really is light, not just fewer French fries!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Had a GroupOn and used it at this establishment. We were greated with a Happy Birthday wish (info was included in Open Table Reservation) and that was a welcome treat. Food was well prepared and presented (two had the tenderloin and one the scallops). Waitress was attentive and friendly. All three had dessert (2 Key Lime pie...very tasty, 1 Baileys ice cream, would not recommend as it was very "grainy")."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "I have never been disappointed with any dish I ordered at Christopher Daniel!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Not our first time here. Had appetizer and 2 lite fares. deconstructed seafood Cobb very tasty. Salmon blt not so good. Salmon burned on one side. Shoestring fries cold. No seasoning on slaw or calamari, sauces bland. Don't think we will be coming back."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "My wife and I would consider ourselves "foodies" and eat out often. We were recently in the mood for a Sunday Brunch and decided to try "Christopher Daniel" and what a good decision it was. At only $21.95/person which includes beverage (soft or Mimosa or Bloody Mary) you can't beat the value. The food was displayed and spatially arranged well. Everything was fresh and either hot or chilled appropriately. The cooked to order omelets were good but the "Culinary school" trained sous chef needs some more experience? The Prime Rib was one of the best and even better than the "Prime Rib" and just the right trim! The breakfast meats weren't greasy and the deserts were of good variety and delicious not just boxed from a commercial distributor."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Consistently excellent; delicious food in a quiet and attractive setting at a great price."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "I have been many times and the food is consistent. Everything was good,but not over the top. I have ordered the tuna main course before,but they changed it a little and I liked the old way better. The restaurant looks tired and needs an uplift to make it more appealing. I had a groupon which made the price better, but it is not inexpensive."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Very good food nice service, explaining potato choice"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "The interior is surprisingly nice, given it's strip mall setting. Bright but cozy. Our waitress was sweet. I mistakenly ordered the wrong salad and she replaced it graciously . Our service, overall was good, though other parties were not so lucky. One four occasions, patrons came up to the door to the kitchen to ask the staff for items (forks, their drink order). All this was not an issue to me. My salmon being overcooked was; it is a pet peeve of mine. A nice piece of fish, over delicious lobster risotto, as dry as a bone. It was a Sunday, maybe an off night, maybe not the chief cook. I would give it another try except my wife an I get to go out so infrequently, that I just can't waste the opportunity."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Food was nothing special for the price you pay. While they have brunches on the weekend you can't even sit in the main restaurant to order from the menu. You have to sit in the bar area. Paying 80 dollars for 4 people to have burgers and beer (no more than 1 glass per person) was a bit too much for my budget. Now i know why don't go there often even though it is so close from my house."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "We received a pleasant greeting when we arrived and were promptly escorted to our tables as the receptionist hung up our coats. The food and presentation were great. The waitress was attentive to our needs and helpful in answering questions about the menu. Restaurant was relatively quiet affording us a leisurely dinner with great conversation. The variety of desserts was a good ending to a great meal."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Butternut squash soup very good as was the seafood pasta special."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "This is my third or fourth time to Christopher Daniel, and it never disappoints. I had the scallops with truffle butter, mashed potatoes, and asparagus and a glass of pinot noir. I used a Groupon. The service was great; the server was very friendly and on top of things. We went early in the evening, and it was pretty quiet. I definitely will go there again."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "The foods were very good but two pastas on the hot entree was too much of sameness...and too starchy"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I was very disappointed with the food. I have eaten many times at the bar Fives, which is connected to the restaurant, and have had a good experience every time. I will continue to go to Fives but will not return to Christopher Daniel."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "A bit disappointed in the cream of tomato soup which was more like a tomato puree than a soup."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I visited Christopher Daniel for our Valentine dinner. We got there and could not decide what to get from the menu because all of the choices sounded really delicious. A friend of mine had already recommended the place so I had an idea about some of the dishes. We opted for the BBQ shrimp and cheese grits for our appetizer. It was very good. The bread the provide was really good too (ask my boyfriend he almost ate all of it by himself). For our entrees I got the roasted chicken and he got the Atlantic salmon. Not to our surprise everything was delicious. We really enjoyed our meal, our service and the environment of the restaurant. We're already planning our next visit."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "After having just spent way too much money at some highly rated local venues in the past few months, we thought we'd give Christopher Daniel a try since it was right around the corner from where we live and we had purchased a Groupon. From literally "soup to nuts", everything was fabulous. Our server was knowledgeable about the menu, extremely personable and professional. We can't wait to return."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The table was ready when we arrived. The waitress very friendly and welcoming. Unlike many places, the drinks were robust and the food was up to the high standards we have learned to expect from Christopher Daniel."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We frequent this restaurant several times a year. CD is in my top 5 list for special occasions. It may seem pricey, but you get what you pay for a great dining experience. My wife and I were here for Valentines day and they had a great special menu with excellent choices for everyone. We were dining with another couple and the ladies both had the crab cakes that were perfectly seasoned and loaded with plenty of lump crab meat. My friend had the salmon and I had the seared tuna dish, both to die for preparations. I highly recommend this jewel, if you haven't been here before book a table now."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was great. I really enjoyed the evening. Its a nice local restaraunt instead of needing to go downtown."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Dined here for the first time last weekend. The food was good - cooked well and presented nicely. For the price, however, it was nothing spectacular. Have had more creative meals and better dining experiences, including better service, at other restaurants in this price range."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Christopher Daniel is indeed a neighborhood gem. The food is always consistently good. Had the pear salad and the scallops entree. Both very well prepared and tasty. One of our favorite local spots for dinner."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "Joyce is the best and the food is always vey good."
    Dined on 1/29/2014
  • "My wife and I went a recent evening during Restaurant Week. Only need a few lines to describe our experience. Our server was pleasant, experienced and prompt. The courses came at appropriate intervals. The food was very well presented and delicious. The restaurant is capacious. Our reservations were for 7 pm and the place was already quite busy. The space is divided into several rooms, which helps with the noise. The décor is elegant and not overstated. Well done! Ernesto and Mildred Rivera Towson"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The dinner was great. Our server pleasant but had to many tables to be on top of everything. Would go back again"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My date and I dined at Christopher Daniel during Baltimore County's Restaurant Week. We entered and found a rather dated decor and an odd assortment of "art" on the walls. Hoping that this was not indicative of the experience we were seated in a very busy dining hall. It was very noisy and difficult to hold a conversation. Our waitress arrived relatively promptly but was a bit scattered. She explained the specials and the Restaurant Week menu. We both ordered from the pre fixe menu to get a sense of what the restaurant had to offer. Our salads, while full of a variety of vegetables, fruits, cheese, and nuts, lacked any noticeable flavor. The entree course was a very tough and thin cut of bison. It was very disappointing evening out."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Tables packed in so tight we kept getting bumped every time someone came or left near us. The food was average and the steak had a sauce on it that should have been on the side. The broccoli was not enough for one person and was supposed to be for the table. It was literally about 20 cents worth and not the area a restaurant should go cheap. The caesar salad was very mayonnaise based and not authentic. Parking was very limited due to the large Happy Hour crowd in the Bar. Chicken Fingers and French Fries were excellent and this restaurant should stick to the lower cost food as this seems to be were they perform the best."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Outstanding food! Great service! Made it a fun night!"
    Dined on 1/23/2014
  • "We had never been to this place before, as we live in Harford County, but our friends had been there many times. The waitstaff and other staff were very friendly and went above and beyond for giving wine recommendations. We ordered from the Restaurant Week menu, which was outstanding. Except for one minor disappointment, each course was delicious: the pear salad, the goat cheese tortellini with duck confit, the rainbow trout, and the chocolate cake. We also tried the shrimp grits, which were wonderful. The wine recommendations were excellent. We would definitely go there again. It's good to know that the mostly dull Timonium restaurant scene has such a wonderful dining choice."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We had dinner here for Winter Restaurant Week - Baltimore County. We were excited upon looking at their restaurant week menu and since we had not been here before we thought this was a great way to try out their food. The salads and appetizer courses were great and of good portion size. Our entrees were smaller than our appetizer portion size and over cooked. I feel that if the choices are what they wish to showcase then they need to offer more variety and different sides with the entree. My husband and I got different entrees but had the same sides. We each received approximately 3 oz. of meat and 3 tablespoons of mashed potatoes. I think that with a little variety & larger entree portion size we would have had a better experience."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "My wife and I were able to have a very enjoyable conversation because the noise level was very quiet. The service was outstanding. The entire staff move quickly and were efficient, polite, and well trained. The management obviously does a great job hiring and sorting out unsuitable waiters. The chef arranged a great four course menu with three appetizing selections in each course for celebrating Baltimore County Restaurant Week. I throughly enjoyed all of my selections. The next day I recommended Christopher Daniel to my son."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "very nice place to eat. I have several changes in my reservation and they we're fine with that. We ask for a change of table 1 after we got there because the table they gave us was larger than we needed. They accomodated that change very nicely. Our dining experience was just fine."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "I have always enjoyed the food, service and environment of Christopher Daniel!! Great place to relax and have a fine meal with your special someone"
    Dined on 1/14/2014