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Milton Inn
Milton Inn

Milton Inn Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.miltoninn.com
  • Email: miltoninn@aol.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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Diner Reviews
  • "The seafood we had was all very fresh. I had the rich boy sandwich. Chucks of losbter and shrimp. The lobster chunks were amazing; tender. The shrimp were small and without a lot of flavor or texture. Fried calamari was also good."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "It is always a pleasure to dine at the Milton Inn. My husband and I first ate there over 50 years ago and we are still pleased to return."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "My wife took me to the Milton Inn (MI) for a private celebration of my birthday. The staff was ready when we arrived, commented upon our "Open Table" reservation, and seated us at the perfect table. Garth, our meal guide, told us about all of the gastronomical opportunities; we were pleased that his suggestions tasted exactly as described. The entire evening was perfect from the service, the ambiance, quality and quantity of food, and cocktails/wine service. Thumbs UP!"
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "They say you gt what you pay for ....... Fantastic food, impeccable service but very pricey. We would definitely return but it would have to be for a special occasion not just a date night."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Quite expensive. Fish preparation very ordinary. Husbands entree was very good."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We had a wonderful Sunday Brunch at The Milton Inn! The food was yummy, the atmosphere was beautiful, and the service outstanding. I hadn't been to MI for many years, I am going to make it back there soon. It is a treasure for nice dining!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Thank you so much for making our 1st anniversary such a special event. Our waiter was very attentive and the food was excellent!!! The room was incredibly romantic-dark with soft white lights. We loved it and will be back."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We were looking for fine dining for a birthday dinner. I knew the birthday boy wanted a good steak and many places now change their menus so often that you can not rely on there being a good piece of beef on the menu on any given night. Although the food is good at our downtown Baltimore steak houses, they tend to be noisy places to be seen. We were looking for something more intimate and Milton Inn did not disappoint!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "We had another fabulous experience at the Milton Inn. Food was well-prepared, well-presented and delicious."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "outstanding food.beautiful place. service was great.we had the french toast and it was the best I ever had."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "A completely positive experience on a special occasion. Highly recommend Milton Inn."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with dinner here. The wait staff was nothing less than excellent, as was the food. At the end of our meal we received a special little treat acknowledging our anniversary. Very kind. Very classy. Most enjoyable!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "My wife and I had a great experience at the Milton Inn. Beautiful setting. Outstanding wait staff. Great food. My only negative would be I think it is a bit overpriced based on comparable restaurants and cuisine. Overall experience was excellent."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "First time there. Have had to wait 60 years to go there. Great meal; great drinks; great service"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We went for Valentine's Day. There was a prix-fixe menu ($90 per person). The food was amazing! Creative, unique creations (e.g., venison rack) with flavor. The dishes were not simply fancy, fad gourmet concoctions, they were delicious! A bit noisy and pricy, but that should be understood prior to arrival. HIghly recommended for the exquisite menu and historic atmosphere."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This was my second time dining @ the Milton and once again it was fabulous! Everything was cooked and seasoned to perfection. The ambience is very quaint and romantic, overall, although it varies from room to room. Our server was attentive but not overbearing; excellent on all counts! I highly recommend the Milton for any special occasion, but especially anniversaries. We went for valentine's day this time so it was very crowded, somewhat hectic. If you're looking for quietier, more private experience, you may want to avoid such holidays. Nevertheless, it was a wonderful dining experience. You simply can't go wrong with the Milton Inn!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "It's bigger than it looks from the outside and very quiet and quaint on the inside. It's a great first date location if you don't mind spending some money some money to impress the lady you want. The reviews are accurate, I would definitely recommend Miltons Inn as a place to bring your lady friend for good food and ambiance."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We went the day after Valentines and had a great time - the menu was the special Valentines menu. They have an excellent wine list and the service is top-notch. We had a late seat time but never felt rushed - in fact we had such a good time we were all surprised to find we were almost the last table to leave."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "This was our first visit and it was great, we went for brunch and everything from the service, to the beverages to the meal was great. The Pre _fix Brunch offer options that were outstanding. Our server Mark R, was personable and very friendly, so glad we had him. Up scale dinning at a reasonable price."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We wanted to stay close to home but also wanted a really nice, quiet and Romantic dinner. That was the Milton Inn in a nutshell. Food was outstanding..... We will return again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "After a heavy snow on Valentine's Day we dined on Feb 15th in the Hearth Room and the roaring fire (real wood!) dimly lit room and quiet ambience, combined with the outstanding food and service made for an absolutely wonderful (and cozy) evening. All rooms in this restaurant are fantastic, but when it's cold and you want a nice warm fire the Hearth Room is IT!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "One of the best around. Just wish tables were not on top of each other."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The history and the setting is amazing - a very romantic, quaint and charming spot. Only downside I could say is that some of the tables for couples are fairly close together, so it's easy to hear the conversation of those next to you. However, the food, service, and atmosphere was well worth it. We'll be asking for the "hearth room" next time - an amazingly cozy room with fireplace."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Everything was good until I went to pay. I had a groupon and they would not honor it. They said it was a holiday. I didn't know that Febrauary 15th had a new holiday."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The most fabulous meal that I have ever had. Excellent service."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Perfect food. Perfect service. Perfect everything! I especially enjoy their seafood dishes but everything is great!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The Milton Inn was HIGHLY recommended and as such did not reach these lofty expectations. The seafood was great quality but did not have the depth of flavor to mike the experience special or memorable."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I should be the PR Director for Milton Inn -- because I simply love it! Everything about it is superb ... reminiscient of yesteryear's fine dining!"
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "I hadn't been to Milton Inn for many years because the last time it was disappointing. It's a shame the food is not as good as the ambiance. The fish dishes we ordered were bland and dry...really not terribly inspired food. The waitress was excellent and the host staff was genial. The rooms are lovely and inviting...just have to improve that food before I can recommend."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "This has been our "go to" place for special occasions for the past 20 years. . .the quality of service and food are always top drawer. This spot is definitely unique, with a country inn atmosphere second to none. If you're looking for a romantic evening of dining, look no farther."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "The ambience was great, the wait staff were wonderfully informative and attentive, and the food was absolutely delicious. For starters, I had the pan seared foie gras, and my husband had the cream of crab soup. I also had the warm baby spinach salad. My husband and I each ordered one of the specials for the evening. He had a trio of filet mignon, lobster tail, and vichyssoise. I ordered a rack of lamb (4 chops) with side dishes of pureed sweet potatoes and asparagus with hollandaise sause. We ended this gourmet feast by sharing a ramekin filled with apple cobbler, accompanied by a scoop of vanilla ice cream and homemade caramel sauce. Scrumptious!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "The Milton Inn never disappoints. This restaurant certainly lives up to its 5 Star rating. The food, the service and atmosphere are outstanding! Best oyster stew we have ever experienced. The food is always prepared to perfection. Our server, Mark, went above and beyond to provide fabulous service. He was attentive, friendly, and knowledgeable with the menu."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Unless you want to be unbearably hot, do not sit next to a fireplace. The "real" fires add to the ambience, but they are stoked regularly and are way too hot to sit next to."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "My wife and I enjoyed the Milton Inn from top to bottom. We made reservations for 8 pm on a Thursday, and when we arrived the place was comfortably occupied--not full, but not empty either. Our waiter was outstanding and in addition to a varied menu, he introduced us to several specials, each expanding the diversity of our selections. We each had a soup (French onion for her, Maryland crab for me). I tried a special mixed grill (steak, lobster, and veal) while she had the salmon. We finished with desserts (chocolate truffle and apple cobbler--each large enough to share, and we should have!). Everything was excellent and nothing was small. I also appreciated how everything was seasoned--nothing bland, but nothing overdone. Just terrific."
    Dined on 1/30/2014
  • "A delightful dining experience from the time you enter the door until the time you leave. Very friendly, knowledgable, and attentive staff and a superb menu. The cream of crab soup had large lumps of crab meat and the lobster tail was tender and delicious. I've already recommended The Milton Inn to family and friends. Can't wait for a return visit!!"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "The food was excellent and the wait staff was very attentive. Always an excellent experience!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "This is the second time @ Milton Inn and we were not disappointed. Greeted warmly seated promptly. The service was outstanding . OMG the food was OUTSTANDING . Cooked to perfection . Can't wait to go again. We love it there"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "We had an excellent server & our dinners were spectacular."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "This is our 3rd time celebrating my wife's birthday at the Milton Inn. It always falls during Baltimore County Restaurant week. the food is excellent and the service is great. The restaurant week menu gives you a great opportunity to experience 5 star dining without paying a 5 star price. The portions are generous. We left full and satisfied."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "My date and I had a lovely dining experience at the Milton Inn during Baltimore County's Restaurant Week. The historic inn has a rich history and has been tastefully transformed into an upscale romantic destination. The menu features well executed classical seafood and steakhouse cuisine. They feature and award winning wine list and a well appointed bar. It is well worth the drive to Sparks if you have tired of the Baltimore steak houses. It is worth the trip, especially during Restaurant Week."
    Dined on 1/24/2014