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Milton Inn
Milton Inn

Milton Inn Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.miltoninn.com
  • Phone: (410) 771-4366
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday -: 5:30pm - 8:30pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 7:30pm
    Sunday Brunch 11:30am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, American
  • Executive Chef: Brian Boston
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: They offer customized menus, serving 30-1000 guests.
  • Private Party Facilities: Circa 1740 stone mansion available, customized menus for 10-150 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Brian Boston (410) 771-4366
  • Special Events & Promotions: The Milton Inn offers catering services on and off premise from intimate parties of 10 to grand tented events up to 300 guests. We will make your birthday,anniversary,corporate event, wedding or any other milestone perfect. Whether you choose one of our beautifully appointed dining rooms,a tented event on our manicured grounds, or venue of your choice;The Milton Inn will provide you with the excellent food,service,ambiance and attention to detail you expect from a Brian Boston property.

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: On-premise parking, free
A word from Milton Inn
The Milton Inn, a 273 year old field-stone building in Northern Baltimore County,is counted among Maryland's historic treasures. It is believed that construction of the Inn began in 1740 and it has grown and changed over the years to become one of the premier country dining spots in the United States. The tradition of excellence has continued to grow under the current ownership Milton Fare Inc, who purchased the business in 1997. Executive Chef/Owner Brian Boston was named Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland in 2011.Chef Boston has also received many other awards including The Five Star Diamond Award by The Academy of Hospitality Sciences , The DiRoNA Award,and top ratings from Zagat. The Milton was named The Best restaurant in the Counties by The Baltimore Sun . Over the years , the Inn has engendered a legacy of romance and numerous couples have become engaged in its candlelit dining rooms and open air garden terrace. Many return year after year to celebrate!Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "Nicely appointed rooms. Linen on the tables. Experienced wait staff. Good menu and wine list. We were seated when we arrived. The rooms filled with patrons as we got into the dinner rush and the service slowed down to an annoying level. Go to the Milton Inn for the history and ambiance and less for the food or service."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Dined there many times. Finally a Gluten Free Menu. Entree's have become smaller yet the prices have remained the same. Many better values out there."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The Milton Inn never disappoints - its a little pricey but worth it. We were seated in a small room behind the bar and it made for a very intimate evening. Didn't even know that room existed."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "We have been here several times and each time we are very pleased with the food and the service. Our waiter was very attentive and took really good care of us. We thoroughly enjoyed our appetizer of seafood. The shrimp were large and fresh, the crab was delicate and sweet, the mussels were flavorful. The duck entree I had was perfectly cooked and my wife lobster was excellent."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Our standards are high and the Milton Inn exceeded our expectations. The experience was great, waiter was too. All I can say is get your wallet out AND GO!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The setting of the Milton Inn is spectacular. I love the 18th Century building and how they kept much of the old world style within the building. We started off with the soup. I had chicken noodle. Sounds simple but it was AMAZING! Best soup I have ever had! Wife had the maryland crab and it was good but not great. She wanted my soup!! We ordered the "Triangle" which had petite filet mignon, lobster tail, and a veal dish. My biggest complaint was that the vegetables were rather skimped on. Hardly any at all really. The steak was excellent and the veal was surprising as I had never had veal. And the lobster tail was as I would have expected a lobster tail to be. Nothing outstanding. I would recommend to them to carry selection of local wines"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "This restaurant is expensive and the food is just OK. My Fillet was Luke warm and the crab cake was fishy and chewy. If you are planning on spending money for a great meal maybe you should consider others"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "What a stable, precious gem, located in the scenic countryside. It never fails and seems to get better every time we dine there. It's big and beautiful, whilst warm and cheerful. The food is always a passion for the digestive system, presented with artistry, and served by the well-dressed servers, who own welcoming attitudes, mixed with professional aplomb. This is my favorite restaurant. It never fails. LOVE IT! By the way, I think the famous guest who was dining in the corner, also loves it."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I went to dinner with my sister and neither of us were overly impressed with the food, especially given the exorbitant prices. The atmosphere is classy and formal, and the service was very good. However, the high prices were not justified by the food quality. Thank goodness for Groupon!!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "My daughter-in-law and I took advantage of a Group On offer and were very happy with the food and service here. Some unusual selections are offered as well as old favorites. Everything was delicious and the wait staff was attentive without being overly familiar. Definitely a memorable experience and I would highly recommend this restaurant to others."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I made the mistake of not asking to be seated in one of the front rooms when making reservations. Unfortunately I was seated in an interior room which was too dark."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Food was not to the level of a facility with high prices as found here. Service, ambiance, quiet were all top drawer."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Great food and drink but the close table setting and noisy neighbors took a little away from the evening. We will be back for sur!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Milton Inn. We were celebrating our 43rd anniversary. We were absolutely delighted. A wonderful experience and excellent food."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "My husband and I had a kid-free night and decided to make it a special "date night" for us. We chose Milton Inn, as it was a restaurant neither one of us had ever been to but had always wanted to visit. It was a superb experience from the minute we walked through the front door until we left. The food was outstanding, and we appreciated the very attentive service. Thanks for a memorable meal and a terrific night greatly needed by two parents of three teenagers :-)"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "consistent quality and service. Always a delight."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Consistently delicious food. On our most recent visit, our server, Mark was attentive, responsive, and had great recommendations. Always on the list of place that we gravitate towards."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "If you have the money, this is a very nice place to spend it. The food and the service are outstanding. It is a bit of a ride into the country and I found it almost too quiet (although it was a Monday night), but for a true white linen experience this place did well for me."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "The Milton Inn screamed pretentious as soon as we walked in. The wait staff was excellent, but unfortunately the food did not live up to the hype. Started the night with the beet salad and the Cesar which were both good but no great. Also had the seared duck breast and pork chop. The pork chop was very good, but the duck was also mediocre. In all, I was unimpressed and it definitely was not worth the prices. Perhaps this is a place where it's only worthwhile ordering a $50 steal."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "This is one of our favorite places to eat for special occasions. The food has always been delicious and the service is always excellent. My husband got the Bermuda triangle special and I had the Mahi Mahi. My husband would joke that even his burp tasted good after the meal! The food is a bit rich though and is on the pricey side. Sometimes you can get a groupon deal for this place which makes it a bit easier on the pockets."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "After having my mom volunteer all day, I made up for it by taking her to the Milton Inn for dinner for her 74th birthday. The service was great and the food was fantastic. Thank you for making this special day."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "we went on a date night and were treated royally by owner and staff. we had a romantic table, a savvy [both food and wine]server and fabulously creative food you cannot find elsewhere. It's worth a few extra $$ forb such a wonderful overall experience. Can't wait to return."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We ordered drinks, appetizers, entrees and desserts and we were finished dinner in 1 hour. When you are prepared to pay these prices, you should be able to linger and enjoy. Entirely too rushed."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The cream of crab had tons of sherry and not much crab or cream. The seafood andor was lacking risotto as I had to search to find it in the dish. Though there was plenty of seafood. The service was great, but the food was not exceptional as usual."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This is a very serious restaurant that takes itself very seriously. Pleasant, welcoming, willing to open my wine an hour ahead of the visit (selected from their online menu) although they did not decant it as I had requested. We arrived 30 min. early and were graciously received and placed in the bar area. Very comfortable, but when we were escorted to our table 20 min. later there were 5 other empty tables in the room, and only 3 others eventually were used.Food excellent, but outrageously priced, and quality not as breathtaking as the price. A good Groupon took the sting out. Wine list good and only 3 X retail.Still extortionate but not as bad as many in this area."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "A fine dining experience, nice atmosphere, very good service, but questionable whether it is worth the high prices."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Usually good. Not tonight. Food only average. Steak tough and bland... Food came out cold for all four diners."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The atmosphere and charm of this lovely roadside Inn only enhances your entire experience. I prefer foods that are not covered in sauces, so when I ordered the filet mignon I was delighted to see my plate adorned with freshly shredded horseradish! What a great accompaniment and wise choice from the kitchen. It's to be a favorite of mine in the future. Their trademark twice baked potato was delicious, as were the summer roasted vegetables. Everything was fresh and presented eloquently. Service personnel are efficient in an unhurried way, so I felt as though I was expected to stay and enjoy myself! The evening was a total dining pleasure for me, and I look forward to going back in the cooler weather to dine by the working fireplace!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner. The cream of crab soup is full of crab & delicately delicious. The entrees were beautifully presented and excellent in quality and taste. Especially nice was our shared dessert; the plate had the words "Happy Anniversary" written in chocolate with decoration of two small hearts. The service was helpful but unobstrusive but the server appeared to be genuinely happy to be there for us."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Service was attentive and friendly. Didn't like that they seated us at a table right next to another couple when there were a least a couple of other tables available in the room that would have offered us some privacy. The couple next to us turned out to be fun to talk to. I tried two dishes: 1) Seafood Andor: Have had this before and liked it, again. The cream sauce (w. dill) is very rich and delicious. A glass of Chardonnay paired nicely with it. Price for the dish was thirty eight dollars. 2) Rack of Lamb: Very nice. The demi-glace, and sweet potato mousse worked well with the chops. A glass of Malbec paired nicely with it. Price for the dish was fifty dollars (wow). I very much like the vibe and food here."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "We celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at The Milton Inn. The gazpacho was delicious and topped with large chunks of crab and a beautifully seasoned shrimp. We had lobster which was perfect except for needing to work to open the claws. The beef tenderloin was cooked perfectly and paired perfectly with the Rutherford Ranch Cab."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "There were five of us for a Sat. evening dinner. As background ( my wife and I dine out every weekend and always at restaurants - not fast food) The meal was excellent, the service was exceptional and the ambiance was relaxing. We had a filet, three different fish dishes, and a seafood special. All were excellently prepared. It was a very nice meal and evening. The only drawback - and it is always the same - a $75 bar tab for one drink each and $150 for a bottle of wine that I have at home (paid $70) is just plain greedy. Their exorbitant escalation of alcoholic beverage prices is the only reason I avoid going back - unless my guests want to go, as was the case this time. I would dine here 4 /5 times more a year if this was changed."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We used a groupon to go here but I would come back again without one. The food was absolutely wonderful. The server was also very good. We were not rushed, yet we didn't wait for anything too long. There was nothing at all wrong with the place. If they have the entree called "Bermuda Triangle" you should try it, Veal Chop, Lobster Tail and a Filet - awesome !"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "One of our favorite places in Baltimore. Food is always superb; service outstanding; ambiance amazing. We keep coming back and bringing friends!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It was my birthday and it was a wonderful experience all around. Had trouble deciding what to have, that was the only problem, as it all looked delicious. We also had our son's rehearsal dinner there a few years ago, so I know the Milton Inn is excellent accommodating a party of 50 or a party of 2."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Went there to celebrate a significant anniversary. Food was very good...service was outstanding, friendly and attentive. Can easily see why this restaurant has such high ratings. The kitchen even prepared a Happy Anniversary dessert plate for us. Would highly recommend the Milton Inn to anyone looking for a first-class venue."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "The food was absolutely incredible. Timing of the service perfect. Couldn't have asked for a nicer meal. . . ."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I went with my 2 siblings for sisters 60th bday, and it was a gorgeous day! We were the only ones dining outside on the patio, which is very lovely! We really enjoyed our food, I had the beet salad which was perfection, service is top notch."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We come to the Milton Inn every year for our anniversary. The food, service, ambiance, and wine is always excellent. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "My duck was tasteless and chewy. The biscotti were soft. The salad, though good, needed salt. Rather disappointing food but great service."
    Dined on 6/7/2014