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The Brewer's Art
The Brewer's Art

The Brewer's Art Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thebrewersart.com
  • Phone: (410) 547-6925
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Brewery
  • Executive Chef: David Newman
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Chase
  • Public Transit: Light Rail: Cultural Center, 3 blocks west of us.
    Amtrak/MARC train: Penn Station, 5 blocks north of us.
    Bus stop(#3,11,61), Chase and Charles, 1/4 block south of us .
    Coming in 2010: Circulator Purple Line, Charles and Biddle, 1/2 block north of us.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Street parking free after 6 PM.
    Attended garage at Belvedere Hotel, 1/2 block south of us.
A word from The Brewer's Art
Innovative cuisine in an historic mansion set in Baltimore's scenic Mt. Vernon neighborhood. Award-winning ales brewed on the premises, with carefully selected wines and spirits also available.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "We enjoyed a great dinner with excellent service - will visit again."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "... to provide food and service and a space this wonderful."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Red meat and fries are the only thing I have ordered at this restaurant and they have never let me down. Service was a little slow but it was a Friday night and we ordered a weir amount of food. Great beer, good atmosphere!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Amazing as always. Best cocktails in town, and a dinner menu that never fails to feel special. We have been here for a few special occasion dinners and never regretted it. This time I had the quail and he had the duck, and we were both raving. The perfect amount of food, with the perfect balance of textures and flavors. Dessert this time was a strangely boring blueberry cake, but I would recommend the more rich and chocolatey dessert items hands down."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "What a lovely space, delicious brew, and a marvelous menu! My husband and I were there to celebrate his 69th birthday and enjoyed ourselves."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Food was great... ambiance cool. Service was pretty good. Very cool place with great food and great drinks!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "my wife and I dined at this restaurant before a show at the Lyric. My swordfish loin was cooked to perfection."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I was with a group of three other women. I was the only one who had been to Brewer's Art. My co-diner we impressed with the atmosphere of the location. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable about the the history and the architectural aspects of the building. Our waiter was also extremely with explaining the various dishes on the menu and helping us make our choices. Everyone in my group was happy with the taste and presentation of our meals. The two desserts we tried were also excellent."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Loved the uniqueness of the building and design. Very relaxed bar and lounge area. Fabulous wine and very comprehensive beer menu! Very knowledgeable and professional wait staff. Had an amazing Anniversary dinner. Highly recommend the swordfish and flank steak!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our server knew her stuff - she was able to promptly inform on menu selections and she knew the beer flavor profiles. (And in the off chance she didn't know the answer, she was able to find it quickly - AND she wasn't annoyed in doing so.) The restaurant itself is in an absolutely beautiful building and the decor is tasteful and classic. We loved it here and will come back for sure. We only shared appetizers so I can't comment on the entrees but I can tell you that the food and beer were quite good, and the service made the difference."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "the appetizers were larger in size than the entrees; entrees are way too small for the price, however on this menu you will find things that you never see on other menus. "it's fun to experiment" seems to be the theme. dining room can be very noisy if crowded (no carpet). service was very attentive without being obstrusive. plan on $100 or more for two people with a drink each. don't fill up on the delicious bread offered before the food comes!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I've been living in Baltimore for so long and just now finding my way to Brewer's Art. SO DELICIOUS! We opted for the dining room with a reservation and although more expensive, delicious food & beer! Would love to come and check out the bar area and food as well. I stepped out of my comfort zone and ordered the duck...delicious! GREAT date night before a show at the Lyric."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was our first trip to the Brewer's Art. There is no sign on the door - so it was good that we had the address with us. You walk through a very busy bar to get to the restaurant which was a bit odd. Otherwise, no complaints. Our server was very nice and enthusiastic. My husband tried one of their beers which he really enjoyed. I had a nice Caesar salad for an appetizer, but my husband scored the jackpot by ordering the pork belly. It was phenomenal. We both had the Steak Frites and were very pleased with the taste, the portion size, and how they were prepared. I had the blueberry cake and my husband tried the ginger flan. Very good but nothing special. Would go back."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This will be our preconceptions destination from now on. Just a couple blocks from the Myerhoff or Lyric. Very interesting interior and food was very good."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "My poor review of the food is not because the food wasn't good, it was because everything came out luke warm. I'm sure the food would have been great if it were hot."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "My daughter in Law, son, and I were attending a concert at the Meyerhoff, and made pre concert plans at Brewer's Art. It never disappoints. Waiter was excellent, asked if we were attending a show so as to pace properly, and did an outstanding job. We shared the Mussels which were outstanding as well as an interesting pasta appetizer. Terrific! Fish dishes were fresh and creative, my sons pot roast tender and flavorful. Of course the beer selection was outstanding. A must visit if your in Baltimore."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Awesome food and awesome beer. We came for our anniversary and it was my wife's first time eating here. She loved it. Definitely recommend the Waygu Beef Pot Roast. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had a drink before dinner, a fine craft beer and a tasty gin drink from the specialty drink menu. The bar scene was lively. Our table was ready at our scheduled time. Our server recommended a lamb sausage appetizer that was delicious! We also had a very good Caesar salad. The steak frites was good, however the Atlantic fluke not so good, a little dry. We enjoyed a nice bottle of wine and a tasty tart for dessert. We will return."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I picked this spot for a special occasion. The food was superb. And even though we had heard the beer they brew is very good, we opted to try the cocktail list, and by the end of the night we had tried all but one on the list, they were all fantastic. It was like drinking art."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Went here for a nice dinner with the whole family - parents and in-laws alike, who don't yet know each other too well - everything went wonderfully thanks to the nice atmosphere, attentive service, and great food! "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Original Menu snd Beer selection. Food was very well prepared and delicious. Especially recommend Steak Frites. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Love the bar, the restaurant is not as good as it should be. The beer is amazing. The food is imaginative but too heavy-handed. But still a very fun place to go - we will be back. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Fun atmosphere, good food and knowledgeable, friendly waitress. Would return."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Our server was as knowledgeable as she was warm and friendly, and she gave us excellent advice regarding food choices and wine--the Lone Birch Gewurtztraminer she recommended (available by the glass) was superb and paired very well with the fluke entree. We had the fluke and the roast onion stuffed with barley entrees and both were excellent. The cappuccino cheesecake dessert was wonderful--strong flavor, not overly sweet, and the texture not too light or too heavy. I usually scorn cheesecake, but not this time--this was cheesecake for adults! This was the best restaurant meal we've had in a long time!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We went early on a weeknight for dinner before a show. The place is lovely, and there's a really vibrant bar up front. Interestingly, the place has no signage out front, but fortunately I had the address. The food was good, but in my opinion, not outstanding. The beer selection is, of course, terrific, and the waiter was quite good. I don't live in town, and I doubt I would make a special effort to come back here."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "There were a limited number of entrees on the menu -- 2 fish, 1 chicken, 3 red meat, 1 vegetarian -- and no specials were offered the night we were there. No shellfish entrees on the menu. (Can you get away with that in Baltimore??) That said, we all found something to eat and all were delicious."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Our waitress was great! She gave us great wine recommendations and knew an answer to all of our many questions. Delicious food, nice ambience. The perfect place to celebrate our first anniversary. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had heard about this place from friends and wanted to try it out before going to the Meyerhoff. Definately a good choice. Our waiter was super helpful with suggestions and descriptions that were bang on. The food was delicious and we all shared. We will be back."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The Brewer's Art was a delightful choice before a Center Stage play. The food was terrific and the house beers, wonderful (Ozzy and the Charm City Sour Cherry). Service was friendly and knowledgeable and professional. One criticism: I would have preferred a real portion of vegetables with the main entree (we had lamb and the pot roast -- omg) in addition to the otherwise awesome presentation. But that is a minor pick. Highly recommend!!!!"
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Great atmosphere, price too high for food quality; Great atmosphere, price too high for food quality"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Great option before going to the symphony. Meal was variable--my green bean salad appetizer was to die for, and my entree was really good, but my husband's pot roast entree was just ok. Matches my previous experience here. Would definitely go back pre-event, though. Beer list of course is great."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Steak Frite is so delicious! Service was great and ambiance was fun. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Having been a regular diner at Brewer's Art for a number of years, I have sworn by the steak frites. It's the reason I go there. In fact, I have told many that it's the best steak in town, even over the premium steak restaurants. However, I have been disappointed by the steak on my last two visits. It is not as large nor as good a cut of meat as it used to be. Price remains the same. The service is consistently good and the beers are great. When the dining area is full and/or there is a group present, it can be extremely loud."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We chose Brewer's Art for it's close proximity to the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Street parking on N. Charles St. was also much easier than anticipated on a Saturday evening. The restaurant is in a magnificently restored old Baltimore mansion, quite elegant interior. The neighborhood is chock-full of young professionals (Johns Hopkins) and the bar scene noteworthy for selection of beer and ales; although wine selection by the glass somewhat limited. Dinner menu was also satisfying and our waiter (Corey) quite enthusiastic and knowledgeable. A high-energy, cheerful ambiance, bound to lift your spirits. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "limited menu. paid $28 for a cheap, tough steak. All fluff, no substance "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "I was expecting a bar with bar food so I was surprised when the host led us to a dining room with white table cloths. Chicken was moist and flavorful and steak was perfectly prepared. The lemon tart was a lovely finish to the meal. Food is not adventurous but is simple and excellently prepared. Service was polite with good timing. Will certainly return."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "After looking for a place to get a bite to eat before going to a show at the Meyerhoff, I chose this place because it was an easy 5 block walk away. I was pleasantly surprised by the ambiance..as well as the quality of food. Can't wait for another chance to return."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Great service, great food, great beer. What else is there?"
    Dined on 4/24/2014
  • "Loud- food was well-prepared and waitress very friendly"
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "Been here a dozen times and have had very good food in the past, which usually made up for the high cost. This time the dishes pushed the edge a bit much - not sure I really needed a big smear of peanut butter under the poached duck egg along with my monkfish loin. Portions were smaller than usual - paying $28 for an entree should yield more then four bites of fish. Service and ambience were very good, as usual, but it still puzzles me why there is no overlap between the excellent bar menu downstairs and the upstairs restaurant."
    Dined on 4/22/2014