Mezze - Baltimore
Mezze - Baltimore

Mezze - Baltimore

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.kalismezze.com/
  • Phone: 4105637600x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Friday: 4:00pm – closing, Saturday and Sunday: 11:30am - closing
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Catering: Off-premise catering is available.
  • Private Party Facilities: For casual, memorable private parties, look no further than Kali’s Mezze. Our staff will be delighted to help plan a unique Mediterranean menu that’s sure to please your guests. Say the word, and we’ll also help arrange for audio-visual equipment, flowers, or whatever else is required to create the perfect event. Please contact us for more details.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Losin 410-276-4700 x

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking after 5:00pm
A word from Mezze - Baltimore
Come and enjoy Mezze's Mediterranean cuisine. Our menus are based on market fresh seasonal ingredients.
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Mezze - Baltimore reviews from OpenTable diners
60 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.3
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (31)romantic (27)neighborhood gem (20)special occasion (18)good for groups (17)great for outdoor dining (12)scenic view (7)notable wine list (7)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (4)great for brunch (3)great for lunch (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • Horrible service, OK food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I went to dinner with a group of 5 on a Saturday night. The restaurant was crowded and they had combined Mezze and Kali's Court due to a renovation at Mezze but the menu was the normal Mezze menu. We ordered drinks that took over an hour and we asked multiple times for a status update. They were out so many food and drink items that we had to keep altering our order. The server was very stressed but extremly unprofessional and not knowledgeable of the food. Overall, a very bad experience. The food was OK, nothing special but the ambience is very nice and a good spot in fells.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very enjoyable dinner!
    CrescentfolkVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    The cusine and service were excellent! We recommend the Mezze highly.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bit disappointing...
    foodieforever
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We were looking forward to Mezze for lunch based on the reviews. With no air conditioning, the room felt stuffy. As it was restaurant, the waitress suggested the taster menu at $30pp including a taster dessert. The food was decent, but not as good as we had heard. Our party paid extra for the lamb chops, but were disappointed as they were very salty. The zucchini fritters were somewhat greasy side and the spanakopita were plain. There was FAR too much food. Later, we heard another waitress tell to a table to split the taster menu-one per two people with perhaps an extra side because it was too much food. Lastly, the waitress brought the check without even offering the tasting dessert. We did pay for it so she should have offered it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Mediterranean Tapas
    TRSchro
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We ate at Mezze for Restaurant Week, and ordered the prix fixe menu for two. The menu offered a well rounded selection of cold appetizers, hot appetizers, entrees, and dessert. Our favorites were the Tzatziki, spinach pie, zucchini fritters, and beef/lamb meatballs. The calamari was also very good, with a nice light breading. All of the desserts were wonderful, but we loved the fresh Baklava and the baked custard in phyllo the best. We liked the upstairs dining room better than the downstairs bar area, but we were looking for something a little more romantic than a bar setting. They also offered tables outside, but we did not want to deal with the foot traffic on a busy Thursday night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Under seasoned food
    XinC
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We went for restaurant week. Overall, the quality of the food was OK but the second course - stuffed pepper and grape leaves were tasteless. It seemed like the chef forgot to season the rice. They tasted bland.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cynthia
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Very good dining experience as usual. Food was superb.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice place to find yourself
    JAHA
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Mezze is a gem of a Mediterranean restaurant serving light, fresh, sumptuous fare in an atmosphere merging sexy lounge and opulent dining with garden splendor. The Restaurant Week deal was fantastic, and the Branzino, though a tad overcooked, was quite delicious. I quite enjoyed my desert, which came with an unpronounceable name and which, given its texture and structure, I can only describe as a Greek Tiramisu. The staff was warm and attentive. Overall, I'd recommend Mezze to anyone wishing to enjoy a lovely dinner that allows you to walk away feeling light, fresh and gastronomically satisfied.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • love city life
    Luv2dinewineVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    great food and friendly service will come back again
    Special Features:
    scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant week
    Lakelifelady
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We went to Mezze during Restaurant Week. The fixed menu had one of everything for each for us. The choices were a delicious sample of the menu and we loved every morsel! Really tasty food and we will definitely go back. The service for a cocktail was slow. The kitchen got a bit backed up and there was a long wait between second serving and the meat platter. Even with the small negatives, we will be repeat diners.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious but small portions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We went for restaurant week and although the food was good, we had about a bite of each thing. The menu was slightly deceiving.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • group fun
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Had a great night with friends, the small plates let you taste and share lots of items, and I highly recommend sharing a carafe of their sangria. Service was outstanding, even on a busy Saturday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunday Brunch
    VirtualPilgrim
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    Great for brunch and a stroll around Fells Point. Each dish was enjoyable and nicely prepared.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • YUMMY
    JeanneW
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    loved sharing so many delicious plates! we knew dinner would be good, but it was great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small Plates BIG Taste!
    Kris
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    My fiance and I have dined at Mezze many times but the food during this experience exceeded all others. We dined on a Saturday evening and the food was served relatively fast. The baked pita chips were warm and as always, delicious. We ordered tzatziki to go with them. it was creamy, with wonderful dill accents and the tangy flavor went great with the pita. We ordered the shrimp raki, chicken kabobs, chicken Tigania, Beef Tenderloin Stifatho and the best one of all the Pastitsio. The waiter explained the difference in flavors of the chicken to us and he was very accurate.The food was phenomenal! Wonderful flavors and textures that made every bite something special. Our service was great as well but the A.C. temperature was a bit cold..
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding Experience
    Lyti
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Mezze was so great we went twice in our four day trip to Baltimore. Great Tapas and prices. Highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Aime
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    AMAZING FOOD!!! Every plate was superb and service was fantastic! We will definitely be returning!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • consistently great
    CiciVIP
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    Mezze remains one of our favorite Baltimore restaurants. The small plates are outstanding, the variety is huge and the service always attentive without being intrusive. That, combined with the great location in lively Fells Point makes this a winner every time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gift cards not welcome
    Mikey
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We had 2 $30 gifts cards. We told the waitress, and she said we could use one of them. Huh? What of we had one $60 gift card? We did, of course tip on the total cost of the meal (there were four of us so the total was upwards of $170.00). The host was very nice. The food was pretty good, but nothing to write home about.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Have been many times to Mezze and have always had a great experience. The food is always wonderful and the service usually exceptional. This time the waitress was not friendly at all. She clearly thought she was doing us a favor to take our order.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Small Plates
    Jake
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    If you're into small plates, they have plenty of options, fish, meats & vegetables.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Tapas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Dined with another couple and everything was really good. There's a lot of different dishes to choose from and we chose 12 different ones to share. It was enjoyable,relaxed and we were not rushed through our meal. This was our second visit to Mezze and I look forward to returning.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great tapas & seafood
    PhillyHub
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Without being overly expensive, Mezze serves up some great tapas with a wide range of seafood options. In fell's point, you would expect great seafood and I wasn't let down. I thought the best thing we had was the portobella mushrooms and the mussels. However, I would have liked to try the stuffed peppers and they were out for the night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bad food worse service
    Cateydid
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    We went for a girls night out. From the beginning we were made to wait for our server to come. Once our food came out, the raw oysters were deflated and warm. When we complained the waiter just said that they shuck to order. :/ the other dishes were just ok and we were very disappointed with the food and the service.
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  • Tasty Dinner
    CCseattle
    Dined on 5/8/2014
    Read great reviews about the food and ambiance. It deserves all the accolades it has received. We loved the food the table upstairs by the window looking down on the cobble streets. It was wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 36 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service3.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 472 reviews are from the Mezze - Baltimore reviews archive.
  • Gone downhill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Serving size not as good as before $9.00 for 3 fried oysters?? Server not very attentive - Disappeared for long periods of time Had 6 different mezzes and server never offered to change plates
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Hummus was watery- both baskets of pitas were ice cold. Took forever to get any service. Dont frequent during happy hour- I think they forgot about us upstairs.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect for date night
    AnneB
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    The menu was extensive and everything we ordered was delicious, including the dessert. Our waitress was attentive and made excellent suggestions for our meal.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First Date
    Sharkhntr
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    I loved every aspect of this experience except that the waitstaff and management continued to allow a "bachelorette party" with a table of 8 intoxicated girls to be loud and obnoxious in a very small, upstairs dining area of only 6 tables. It was so loud that I had to lean in to hear any of the conversation with the person sitting right beside me. When I brought it to the attention of the waitstaff, he said they would be leaving soon which translated into about 15 more minutes of boisterous activity. The atmosphere of this restaurant was not one for such parties and I was extremely disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantasic food & service!!!
    qbdmarVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Mezze continues to deliver fun, yummy small plates of interesting cuisine with superb and attentive service. My only suggestion would be for Mezze owners to find a way to make the downstairs bar area bigger since half the fun when dining with a significant other is to sit at the bar, which is impossible to do on busy nights.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding, affordable, excellent
    Sparky
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Mezze is almost an ideal restaurant for dinner. The food choices are diverse and excellent. Vegetarians and omnivores find more than enough to delight and satisfy. Excellent food and service in a pleasant environment. Mezze is a regular restaurant for us, our friends, for our kids, for visitors.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mezze, one of our favorites
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    We have eaten at Mezze many times, the food is always great as well as the service. I enjoy the tapa style, it makes it fun with a group to try a lot of different things.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We Love Mezze
    WinenDine
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Always enjoy new tapas and with recent additions to menu we were able to enjoy even more..we like to order a variety of the vegetable options, seafood and chicken tapas and share..also lamb chops are excellent. Nice wine slections, too.. the Orvieto is a great and their housemade Sangria, as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Neighborhood Hot Spot
    GreatEatsVIP
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    Had a fabulous dinner at Mezze. Started with drinks at the bar. It was crowded but not too crowded. I could hear my colleague easily. Love the tapas menu. Although I don't particularly like lima beans, I was told they were one of the restaurant's specials so I gave them a try. They were delicious. I also loved the mushrooms. The salmon was perfectly cooked in a delicious barbecue sauce, tender inside but caramelized on the outside. The ahi tuna was a good choice too. The staff was attentive and not overwhelming with the many visits to the table with tapas dishes. Will definitely visit again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Second and last chance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    I've had two lousy experiences now at Mezze. I won't be back for a third. The waitstaff ignored my requests for staggered plates and brought everything to the table at the same time, so our bad food was cold, too. The manager completely botched the request to accommodate my disabled dining companion, showing disregard for her needs, and the prices were inappropriate for the quality of the product. No thanks.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great experience!
    greenelc
    Dined on 3/2/2014
    My sister and I went there for her birthday while visiting Baltimore? The food was excellent and the service was great! I'd recommend the restaurant to everyone. I'm a vegetarian and had no problems finding lots of options
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night
    Joshua
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    I took my girlfriend here for a date one night and we absolutely loved the food. It was all very good and a good selection. The wine list was fair and the wine itself was good. It was a little on the darker side in the restaurant which I felt made it a more personable setting.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food tasted great! Only
    Thelindsit
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    The food tasted great! Only thing I didn't like was the amount of time we got in between dishes. It was almost as if we were being rushed out. We ordered 6 plates and got them all within 10 minutes. A little more time in between courses would be good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Spot for Restaurant Week
    Drath321
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Mezze has amazing food and their restaurant week menu gives you the opportunity to try so much of it at a low cost. Whenever RW rolls around again I would definitely recommend a trip to Mezze.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always satisfies the palette!
    Bonswar
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Mezze serves up a wonderful variety of small plates, suitable for vegans to carnivores alike. We arrived 30 minutes late but still got a great table during restaurant week! THe food and service were awesome as always. Vegan choices include the delightful vegetable mix, lima beans, horta, hummus, and beet salad (minus the cheese). A full and satisfying meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wow what happened!?
    Luvdining
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    The place is the same, bustling with activity, lots of yummy smells but what happened in the kitchen? Mezze has always been our go to place when visiting the city. We lived in Harford county and now are out of state, so whenever I can I suggested my favorite Mediterranean eating spot, now I won't be so quick. The menu has changed so a few of my favorite items weren't offered any more : ( as with most places the small plate prices are becoming big plate prices. All that aside we didn't love our food either. The village salad was ok, the avgolemono soup thin, not creamy, my husband had a lamb stew which he said was bland, and I use to love that little dollop of mashed potatoes served with the lamb chops but no more...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate