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Milton Inn

4.6
2410 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
The Milton Inn, a 276 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!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, American, Steak
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Hours of operation
Lunch Hours:
Mon-Fri. seating from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Satruday & Sunday Brunch:
seating from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Dinner Hours:
Mon-Thu seating from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Fri-Sat seating from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Sun. seating from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm
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Phone number
(410) 771-4366
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Brian Boston
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Catering
They offer customized menus, serving 30-1000 guests.
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
On-premise parking, free
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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.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Pre fixe Mother's Day Brunch. $50 per person for three courses, $25 for children under 12 (entree and dessert courses only). Larger parties 6+) reach out to restaurant for reservations. Seating from 11 AM to 2:30 PM. Regular dinner menus offered 4:30 to 6:30 PM.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 2410 People Are Saying
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4.0Dined on January 19, 2018

The ambiance was perfect and our food was very good. It’s a cozy setting with a great waitstaff.

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5.0Dined on January 17, 2018

One of the finest restaurants in the area. The service is outstanding. The food is excellent. The ambience is perfect

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5.0Dined on January 15, 2018

A wonderful by chance 'find' after a business meeting. Housed in a quaint, elegant 1740 Inn, the restaurant provided a superb lunch. We started with the Grilled Wild Boar Sausage (the house made cranberry chutney was superb). My son dined on the Grilled New Zealand Rack of Lamb while I enjoyed the Roasted Pork Tenderloin. Both were prepared as requested and the accomplishments were great (I particularly enjoyed the wilted spinach sauteed in garlic and olive oil). We wash the meal down with a couple glasses of Chateau La Cardonne. Simply, enjoyable.

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5.0Dined on January 15, 2018

I wanted my Very Dear high school friend to enjoy & experience the best quality food & superior fine dining👍

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

We visited the Milton Inn for a special night out. We were not disappointed! We sat in the back, near the bar, because we love this room. It is quaint and not as formal as the dining room. The food was exceptional. I had the filet and crab cake with béarnaise sauce. Melt in your mouth perfection! My husband had the tuna, and also enjoyed his meal. We also enjoyed our winter salad, hummus, and torte desert. Nothing was ordinary about our meal. The service was first class. We love this place! What a Maryland gem.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Beautiful atmosphere in a charming setting. The food was exquisite and the service was even better. Every detail was thought out to make our experience amazing. We will definitely be back .

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Our waiter Tom was superb . He was perfectly accommodating . our venison, quail and smoked duck were absolutely delicious , perfectly prepared and plentiful. How often can anyone say that?
Can’t wait for an encore

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5.0Dined on January 10, 2018

Our waiter provided outstanding service. Dinner, dessert and the aperitif by the fire was absolutely wonderful.

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5.0Dined on January 9, 2018

We love the Milton Inn - we like the elegance of it, the service, and the wonderful food. It is a perfect special occasion place, but recently we've also been for a nice relaxing Sunday brunch. They do not rush you and the food is excellent. Very classy place!

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

A bit out of the way, but the drive to there is beautiful and well worth the trip. We drove up from Annapolis and will gladly do it again. Great food, great attentive service and a relaxing meal.
Thank you.

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3.0Dined on January 4, 2018

This was on a Thursday evening: sword fish was slightly under cooked, venison significantly over cooked, waiter was distracted, forgot birthday (as noted in OpenTable reservation). Beautiful restaurant and generally very pleasant, but for $$ it missed the mark. Aside from forgetting the birthday request, waiter provided the evening 'specials' in rapid-fire succession. When asked to repeat several, he again 'rattled' them off.

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1.0Dined on January 2, 2018

Never,ever again. we entered and waited for the hostess while she was on the telephone which apparently was more important than a live customer. After reading in the Sunpapers the Milton Inn is one of the ten restaurants to go to for a warm, roaring fire , we went. That room with fireplace was not being used-only the front room near the front door. We ate in our winter coats and shivered. Food was not worth the cold and we just wanted to finish so we could leave and get warm. Actually I am very sorry we went and will not make that mistake again.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

The Milton Inn is ALWAYS a wonderful dining experience! The food is delicious, with a lovely presentation. The wait staff is well trained, thoughtful, attentive, with great attention to detail!
My husband and I are always wanting to go back again and again!

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

It must be nearly 30 years since I first dined at the Milton Inn, and it has never disappointed. Fine dining in a charming old fieldstone inn.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Always an enjoyable experience. Tom Nelson is a great waiter...funny...knowledgable and aware! Food is exceptional as well.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

The Milton Inn is a long time favorite place. We’ve been going for over 25 years. This was a birthday celebration and daughters home from college and New York City respectively. Inn looked beautiful. Our waiter was attentive it not intrusive. Would have been a perfect evening of not for a clearly intoxicated guy with his poor helpless date. The guy came in to the restaraunt barely able to walk and open his eyes. You could hear his vulgar comments to his date. He twice was passed out. Almost fell into a table when he got up to use the restroom and did fall on the stairs. Incredibly no one from the wait staff to a manager intervened for our entire meal. Instead of ordering desert we had to rush out fearing this derelict would end up face down on our table. $500 later we got a show we did not ask for .. I will Be retuning tomorrow to speak to the manager directly. Hopefully they do the right thing for every party trapped in that room with the infant who couldn’t hold his liquor

Memorable for all the wrong reasons....continued....

The Follow up: After spending 30 minutes with the owner and chef Brian Boston , I learned more than I had to offer . Brian graciously listened to my concerns stemming from the intoxicated patron from the previous evening. I have a much better understanding of the complexities of handling a situation that the staff was confronted with and I have a new appreciation for what I.T takes to maintain a consistent high level of performance while dealing with sometimes un manageable customers. Thank you for taking the time to hear me out. We will be back as the food and ambience is still the best in this town.

Ps to the drunk guy... get some help in 2018.

Happy New Year

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

World-class American fare in an authentic Maryland historic rural inn. Service, bar, wine list and ambiance to match. Creative DIY mix-n-match meat/fish with sauces and sides, prepared to cordon Blue standard, in addition to chef-created specialties. Worth traveling for.

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4.0Dined on December 30, 2017

We enjoyed the seafood and beef short ribs. The crab soup was decadent but the caesar salad was overly fishy. The portions were generous and the bread was fresh and hot.

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

We absolutely loved this meal. The whole experience was five stars in every way. Great service, great presentation, a really talented chef. Congratulations on a job well done!

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5.0Dined on December 29, 2017

The food is exceptional and the decor and ambiance of the Milton Inn is lovely. It is our go-to restaurant when we want an extra special dining experience.

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5.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Every time I take customers/clients to the Milton Inn their reaction is WOW. Bryan and his staff are great

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Nice dinner for 3 a medium quality wine and the bill was 210 dollars. A little high considering in that rice range I would consider the experience average.

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Outstanding food and service as always.

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4.0Dined on December 20, 2017

Been there many times always a fine dining occasion.

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5.0Dined on December 20, 2017

I love this Restaurant. Ive been here several times over the years. This visit was a 60th Birthday Dinner for a very good friend. Her choice. The Food, Ambiance and Service were Fantastic as always.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent meal in a beautiful setting. Good service too

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4.0Dined on December 16, 2017

I have been to the Milton Inn many times and will be going back again. After all, it's a Baltimore mainstay. First, the atmosphere makes for a cozy experience as if you are eating in a fine old Bed and Breakfast. Tables are packed close together and as a result when it is busy the noise level can become bothersome. The decor (rightfully so) has never changed. The late 1700's mansion has charm that should not be messed with. The food however comes from the mid-1970's and while tasty it lacks imagination and creativity that you would find in a more upscale, restaurant leaving the menu choices far from exciting. I would have like to have seen more than one chicken dish offered, but that's the way it goes. Plenty of steak choices and sauces to choose from. I will say that the sauces and soups are very good - especially the cream ones - but using that amount of butter and heavy cream can make anything delicious. They could definitely benefit from learning plating presentations - and please get rid of the doilies. It's not elegant - it's just plan comical. The wine menu is way overpriced, but a good selection. Service this night was friendly an efficient and could not find any fault. Deserts were a good selection but the portion for $11 was a bit insulting.

They have coupons from Groupon and other social media sites so don't go there without them.

In short, atmosphere and food don't make for the best experience ever, but if you don't want to go downtown and have a consistent product, the Milton Inn is a once in a while good choice.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

This was our second annual Christmas get-together. The Christmas decor set the stage for a delightful lunch by the fireplace. We each had the 6oz lobster tail which was prepared perfectly w sides of vegetables and grits. We topped off the meal with mini dessert plates.

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4.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Very busy pre Christmas dining atmosphere. When we were finally seated our party of 5 had a wonderful dinner. The only issue was being seated next to a table of 8 who had very loud conversations the whole night which made it a bit difficult at times for us to carry on a conversation. That said, we still had such a good time it seemed as though we were among the last to leave. We will be back but probably not at the peak of a holiday season.

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5.0Dined on December 14, 2017

The anniversary special may be the best value in Batimore. Hopefully they will extend it next year.

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4.0Dined on December 12, 2017

We always love the food at Milton Inn. This time I tried the short rib--superb! Looked like a large fillet but had the wine reduction sauce that is delicious, and it was fork-tender. The al dente carrots were a bit too underdone. Potatoes great. Prosecco ahead of time was flat, but our server who was personable was not in the area to ask for a replacement. Husband had seafood cocktail and seafood Andor. He never spoke; just said mmmmm. A lot. I remember years ago asking what kind of water we were drinking and we were told it was tap in re-filled bottles. That bothers me because I wonder how well bottles like that can be cleaned. Overall, I am nit-picking. We go to the Milton Inn for our anniversary, for a quiet December dinner, a lunch, and an occasional groupon dinner. At least 4 times a year for about 30 years. It feels like home!

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

The food is always excellent with beautiful presentation. They no longer carry the "prix fixe." It always had a good selection. At lunch the selection was too heavy and more expensive but a good value.

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2.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Quite disappointing experience. I thought this relic of the past had been updated, but apparently I was wrong. The food options are limited and very over priced. Ambience is fine, but also outdated.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

This is an historic building and a fantastic restaurant. The cuisine is extraordinary as is the
impressive wine list. My wife and I went during the holidays and to celebrate our 40th Christmas together and the restaurants decorations, the smell of the real wood fireplace and the cozy rooms, in addition to the culinary elegance and attentive service made for a truly magical evening. This restaurant is a must any time, but is particularly special in December.

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5.0Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent service from the moment we entered until the moment we left. The food was amazing. I highly recommend the sweet breads and rack of lamb.

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5.0Dined on December 5, 2017

Our server Ousmane was friendly, helpful and attentive. We were very happy with his recommendations for wine and entrées. Lamb chops were cooked perfectly, as was everything else. We dined in the main dining room which on a weeknight was quiet enough for cozy conversation.

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2.0Dined on December 2, 2017

I have a daily intolerance. I requested that server advise which dishes were prepared without dairy or could be modified to omit all dairy products. Ordered a special, filet and crab cake with bernaise sauce..I asked if it was dairy based and was told it was not. I also inquired as to whether a crab soup was cream based, the server assured me it was tomato based.

Our meals arrived, I suspected the the mashed potatoes contained dairy products and the server asked if cheese qualified. I patiently explained that "dairy" referred to the product bovine mammary glans, including but not limited to cheese, yogurt, milk, cream.... he asked if eggs counted and I asked him if he ever saw a chicken wearing a bra.

My plate was removed and about 15 minutes later a replacement arrived. I was told that the bernaise was omitted as it was dairy based.

The meal was disrupted to the poorly trained staff. The filet was overcooked and was certainly shy of the advertised 8 oz.

Food allergy or intolerance? You have been warned. The Milton Inn doesn't care.

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Excellent food and an overall beautiful place with great ambiance

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3.0Dined on November 30, 2017

We've been to the Milton Inn many times for our anniversaries. This time was a Thursday night and the only issue was that they seems understaffed. Through no fault of her own as far as I could tell we did not (nor anyone ) get the attention/time of the waitress. She was clearly working hard but other than her and the hostess ( who may have been new) I never saw any other staff. For the prices, I think we should expect more.
Everything else was terrific, including the waitress (just wanted to see more of her).

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4.0Dined on November 30, 2017

The Milton Inn is the epitome of a "prestige" dining experience. If you don't mind very high prices for what is unquestionably fine cuisine, then this is the place to dine. Even more so, if hobnobbing with movers and shakers is important to you. If none of that is important to you, then there are probably better places to spend your inheritance.

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