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Sabatino's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.sabatinos.com
  • Phone: (410) 727-2667
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:30am; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 12:00am, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 3:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, European
  • Executive Chef: Renato Rotondo Sr..
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Sabatino"s offers a wide range of limited service catering entree options. We deliver Party Trays hot and ready to serve daily from 10:30 AM until 11:00 PM to businesses in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area. We require just a few hours notice to deliver lunch or dinner to your corporate group of 15 - 500! Check out the Party Tray/Catering menu on our website at www.sabatinos.com or contact a manager at 410-727-2667!
  • Private Party Facilities: Sabatino's has been hosting corporate and special occasion groups in Private Dining Rooms for over 40 years! We have PRIVATE ROOMS that can comfortably seat 20 - 150 guests and our full service event planner, Lisa, can assist you with planning every aspect of your event! Whether you're hosting a Corporate Meeting, celebrating a Birthday or Graduation, planning a Rehearsal Dinner or just gathering a large group of family and friends, Sabatino's has a group dining option and a menu to suit your needs. There is a comprehensive section on Private Dining on our website at www.sabatinos.com. There you will find menu options, enhancements, photos of our Private Dining Rooms and sample printed menus. You can contact Lisa Monday - Friday during the day at 410-727-2667 or speak with any manager if she is not available. We look forward to working with you to plan festive and memorable events!
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa Morekas (410) 727-2667

Getting there

  • Cross Street: High St.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Street parking is free for up to 3 hours. We also offer Valet Parking for $8.00 per car beginning at 3:00 PM on Sunday and beginning at 5:00 PM on Monday - Saturday. There are also 3 large "pay lots' within 2 blocks of Sabatino's. The closest pay lot is also the most cost efficient. It is $3.00 per car after 5:00 PM weekdays and all day on Saturday and Sunday. This lot is on the Corner of Central Ave and Bank St. Enter the lot from Central Ave.
A word from Sabatino's
Located in the heart of Baltimore"s famous Little Italy, Sabatino's has been serving Baltimore locals and tourists delicious Central and Southern Italian fare for over 50 years! Whether you're out for an intimate dinner for two, a family gathering, or hosting a larger group in a Private Dining Room, Sabatino's gives you the ambiance you're after. Sabatino's has been consistently voted the People's Choice for Best Italian Restaurant and recently received the Editor's Choice for Best Italian Restaurant by the Baltimore City Paper. "Consistency and integrity are what drove us to give Sabatino's the Best Italian nod... This is Italian without apology: Tongue-tingling Penne and Vodka Sauce; Veal Florentino avalanched in dreamy cheeses; piquant scalloppines, and crisp-baked parmigianas - This is the real deal, served in an environment (a row house int he heart of Little Italy) that's as honest as the food. Join us for lunch, dinner, or late-night dining! Buon Appetito!!!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I had spaghetti n meatballs b/c i read great reviews about the meatballs, which were great! And the Garlic Bread was yummy. I was a bit disappointed in the salad house dressing, too thick for me..."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "You can not go wrong ordering anything on their menu. Obviously the salad is the best. The clams casino and the mussels are the real deal. Never a bad meal or slow service. They have been doing their thing along time, and they are very good at it. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "This was our first time in Little Italy and it was a great experience! Our waitress was attentive and helpful (she gave us great recommendations); the food was out-of-this-world; and prices were reasonable!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Our server Teresa is wonderful, she did not rush us. We always enjoy the food so good. My friend travels from NJ to enjoy a dinner at Sabatinos. We will return, Sherry n Bob"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "As always, our experience at Sabatino's was perfect. The food is delicious and consistent every time. Most notably, the wait staff is unfailing polite yet fun. It really does make you feel like part of the Little Italy community and every person feels like a special, invited guest. We've been going to Sabby's since we were little kids and I hope our children bring their kids there one day as well!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "The downstairs cellar is charming and a great group space. Our server was outstanding...truly a superstar. However, the food was not up to the level of the service. It was very disappointing...poorly prepared (overcooked, or seasoned poorly) and very dated. We would go back again if they improved the food."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "After living in Baltimore and knowing the great restaurants available in little Italy, we chose Sabatino’s during our visit last week. It was exactly as we remembered and the food was delicious."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "My group had such a good time celebrating 2 birthdays. The service was timely, but we did not feel rushed to turn over our table. Try to get a table in Kitty's station. She's a friendly, fun, kind, attentive waitress. As an added attraction, parking was easy and convenient."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Service excellent. Food was just okay. I expected better from a restaurant in Little Italy."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I am a long-time Sabatino's patron. Left Baltimore about 20 years ago for the Howard County area, but when I return for any reason, Sabatino's will always be my first choice. The food and service have always been first rate... the years have changed nothing in that regard."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Sabatino's has delicious food and wonderful service. We are never disappointed when we have the opportunity to eat there. They are family friendly. We took our granddaughters and they loved it. They have an extensive wine list with the reds from Tuscany being our favorites. Excellent choice for any occasion."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Been our favorite restaurant in Little Italy for 30 years."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Use private note below for review.xoxoxoxooooooxoxoxooooo"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Food, for eight, in general not hot (temp). Lasagna seemed like leftover. This is our go-to place for comfort food."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The food was amazing. Our server didn't come ask us if we needed anything and didn't ask us to box our left overs. She just took them away and we never got them."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Service was a little slow, but it was a Saturday night. The Alfredo sauce was great. The facility could use a reno, & it wouldn't take too $ much to update moderate style. But, a decent place to fine."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "haven't been here for a couple of years not the food quality of the past would not recommend"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "My first time there; my Mother used to go there often years ago. The food is authentic true Italian food. It was absolutely delicious! We will be going back there for sure. The place reminds me of my Sicilian Grandmothers home. And we Loved our waitress, Kitty. She is wonderful."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We we seated very quickly with no delay, served fast, food came out fast, come seating to getting the check was maybe 30-35 minutes without any delays. The food was good, not spectacular, but it was good."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Our family enjoyed a wonderful, relaxing and delicious meal together. The servers were extremely attentive and personable. We enjoyed running into family friends there. Sabatino's is that kind of place-- like an old friend. Familiar and delightful, never lost her charm."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Mussels marinara are great. Big servings, lot's of tomato sauce. Just what I like in Italian food. One of the pillars of Baltimore's Little Italy."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "My family has been going to Sabatino's for over 40 years,, food is always great,,service is top-notch,,the only thing I found different on this visit was the food portions are noticeably smaller and the salads don't seem to be as fresh as they used to be,, looked like bag salad and that used to be my favorite part of the dinner"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "We are from out of state and had a memorable lunch at Sabatinos about a year ago. We were so happy to have the opportunity to eat dinner there this past weekend. The Bookmaker salad, eggplant parm, and baked rigatoni are our favorites. Of course, we had to save room for their unbelievable cannoli for dessert. We are looking forward to our next visit to Baltimore and eating at Sabatinos. "
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "A well-patronized restaurant with a quiet atmosphere; a bit worn around the edges, but very comfortable and welcoming. The house salad was the only disappointment -- too many crunchy vegetables and not enough greens; it was surprising to visit an Italian restaurant with no Caesar salad on the menu. The meat ravioli was the best I've ever had -- a sublime filling in a super-thin pillow of home-made pasta; the marinara sauce was excellent, too. The house red wine was fine -- a relatively inexpensive alternative to the pricier bottles on the wine list. The cannoli were very good, just a touch too sweet. Great service by a very attentive and helpful staff."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Thus spot us a short walk from harbor east and a wonderful Place to put on a regular visit. Always a winner"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The baked rigatoni was magical! I'd highly recommend it. One of my favorite Italian dishes I've ever had. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Had an amazing meal. Good service. Request at reservation was honored. Window area. More private"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "6 of us came here for a family lunch and enjoyed the ample servings, great food, and prompt friendly service. Always reliable for a wonderful meat sauce or alfredo dish. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "It was rather . . . Unclean. And smelly. Food was all right. Not at all like I remembered it. "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "The best family place in little Italy. Food is fabulous. A perfect spot for a big group. You never leave hungry. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "If you are looking for really good family style Italian cooking look no farther - Sabatino's has it all. They handled our table of eight with ease including gluten free requests. Servers were nice and grumpy at the same time, just as you would expect. We had fish, chicken and pasta dishes - all were great. Plenty of wine and cocktails on top of it and the check was very reasonable. We will come back for sure."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I had eaten at Sabatino's several years ago, so when I found myself back in Baltimore . We were both disappointed. The Famous Bookmaker salad must apparently be famous for how bad it is. It was soaked with their "famous" house dressing, which although it is good should not overpower the salad. The shrimp looked like it came from a can and the salami was small diced pieces barely visible on the salad plate. The mussels posilipo was a generous portion of large very tough mussels, that were very fishy tasting. Pasta was average. The veal dish was also tough. The service was average, nothing terrible , nothing great. The main courses were so disappointing we did not even consider dessert. Will not be on my list of places to revisit!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Good food portions good size. Minor upkeep needed interior face lift."
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "My friends and I enjoyed Sabatino's recently. We were a large group, but the service was very good and everyone seemed to thoroughly enjoy their meal. This restaurant also offers a gluten-free menu and gluten-free pasta -- which accommodated food issues for members of our group. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had a party of 12 for a Saturday evening celebration. The food was excellent, the service fantastic. Everyone really enjoyed the evening."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "I can't begin to describe how disappointing our meal was!! Appetizers were served within 2 minutes of ordering them - makes you wonder how!! We ordered the entrees when the appetizers arrived. We barely finished the appetizers and the entrees arrived. Very fast! How can an Italian restaurant ruin manicotti? The noodle tasted raw - the cheese solid and heavy. I'm not sure how it could be so hot yet taste uncooked at the same time. Only one of the 7 in our party actually enjoyed the entree. We were done and out in 45 minutes!! Not exactly what we were expecting and hoping for. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Food was ok, very attentive servers. Felt a little rushed."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was good, not great. Service was good, not great. Perfect for a family with kids. Great neighborhood."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "All entress were great, but the gnocchi was especially excellent. Melted in your mouth!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Sabitinos never disappoints! The food is always amazing and the service is always superb. Nothing in terms of the decorum or the wait staffs uniforms has changed since the 70's but that's part of the charm that makes up Sabitinos...not to mention their fabulous recipe for their house dressing!!! I have been going to sabitinos since moving to Baltimore and will continue to go for as long as I reside in or around Baltimore. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014