Birroteca - Baltimore

4.7
2135 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Located in the Hampden/Woodberry area of Baltimore, we're the destination for modern, rustic Italian cuisine, crafted using ingredients sourced from local ranchers, farmers and local fisherman. Guests enjoy communal dining service in a refined, casual setting. We offer 24 craft beers on tap in addition to an Italian focused wine list, and unique craft cocktails prepared with artisan distilled spirits and house-made mixes.
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BrianM
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oustanding! As always. Can't wait to return with friends.

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AnnW
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I had a lovely dinner with my family outside on a Saturday evening. The food was fabulous (particularly the Formagio pizza), as were the drinks. The service was excellent—one of our party is a wheelchair user, and the host let us know the best way to access the patio from the parking lot. So five stars for accessibility! Our only issue was that it got chilly when the sun went down. A few heaters outside would have helped. We'll be back!

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vipBobsmyman
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time in Birroteca since the pandemic. We have always enjoyed it, but if anything they seem to have improved the quality, attentiveness and value since we were last there. The new kale salad, the Brussels sprouts, the Margherita pizza and the bar/beer selections were outstanding. The prices have either stabilized or, if this is possible, dropped slightly. Highly recommended.

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dthomasmd
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Hand crafted food is really, really excellent. They keep a great set of MD beers on tap.

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vipKathy
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We are so glad Birroteca opened back up! It's long been one of our favorites. One can't beat the brussels sprouts with black garlic aioli, and the pizza is always good. Even with a gluten free crust!

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MichelleB
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were a little short staffed, but extremely nice. The food was amazing. We had the meatballs with ricotta, fried calamari, and a charcuterie board. It was a lovely lunch place for an early Mother's Day.

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vipMikeB
Baltimore
26 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Excellent as always but short staffed.... but, understandable under the current circumstances.

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Nick
1 review
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Real nice people thanks
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BaltimoreResident
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We did not have very good service and the food was not nearly as good as a few years ago.

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vipNewToBaltimoreDiner
Baltimore
14 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are thrilled that Birroteca has reopened! The food, service and ambiance and as wonderful as always!

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vipteachingwell
Baltimore
70 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birroteca is BACK! We had a great experience; it felt like (good) old times!

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vipSunseeker
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very friendly service. Gluten free options. Deserves much success.

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vipdavids
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Not like it used to be. Menu choices and food was sub par. Our dinners were brought 10 minutes apart and we ordered pizzas. No utensils, plates or napkins and had to ask for them after appetizers came. Just a bad dining experience

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viplaurenw
Baltimore
25 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a fantastic meal and felt very safe. While there were a few other patrons dining, Birrotecca's policies and practices made me comfortable. I particularly enjoyed the puttanesca pizza.

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vipJean
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very comfortable but special.

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TheresaE
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and excellent service.

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JenA
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is amazing, and the servers are well versed, thoughtful, and helpful. Excellent experience.

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TomT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had not been here in years, but went last minute for Easter. Staff was great, food was delicious from apps to desserts.

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Jane
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love their food and am really glad they are reopened!

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vipJulie
Baltimore
15 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic dinner! Appetizers were outstanding and service was friendly and on point. Will return for sure!

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vipRitaluvstoeata
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have been stalking FB for when the restaurant was going to open up! We were thrilled to be back at Birroteca! Our “bubble” dined indoors and we had ample space from other patrons. Our server was incredible, made fabulous suggestions, and took amazing care of us! The food was on point! (And the lemon vodka wine spritzer was soooo good) We had Brussels, kale salad and thai chili wings to start. We sampled most of the entrees and everyone was pleased! The Italian Kit Kat dessert was gone in seconds! We are so thrilled to have Birroteca back on our reservations list! Cheers and bravo to bursting back on to the scene on point!

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vipRIck
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

I was more than pleased with my experience. The food was excellent and the restaurant was very attentive to health issues and social distancing measures. I would not hesitate to go back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Charming place. Tim our waiter was friendly and attentive.

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LauraM
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was delicious! Service was great. We sat at the bar and really enjoyed it. Perfect place for a date night! We loved the grilled calamari, pork belly, Brussels, and the duck fig pizza. The cocktails were excellent too. 10/10!

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DebuB
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and service!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and excellent, friendly service at a reasonable price. Highly recommend!

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vipRobertV
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience4

Birroteca has only be reopened for a few weeks and it is clear they need to get their footing back. Service was terribly slow and our appetizers came out cold. Even the DDG pizza wasn't very warm. Following dessert we had to practically beg for the check.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad it’s back. Service and food both great. Menu has been simplified a bit - but all the favorites are available as well as some new items. Excellent cocktails

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Felt very safe with their COVID precautions.
Food very good as always. Especially enjoyed the brussel sprouts and a spicy Italian pizza.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. Best pizza around.

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TCDfoodie
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy one of our favorite restaurants has opened back up during the Pandemic.....

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire staff was awesome and the food was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
28 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall2food1service4ambience4

My friend had come in to visit from out of town and thought we would get something casual to eat, like pizza. Our server was very appreciative of our visit, given the ongoing pandemic. He was the only shining detail of our meal. The meatball app and cauliflower side was good (the aioli was thick and heavy tho). The pizza was EXCEEDINGLY salty...I get that salumi is intrinsically salty, but the pizza and the sauce could have been adjusted for salinity; my date loved the crust, so he only ate the crust of 1/2 the pizza with the salumi picked off of it....whew
My cacio e pepe was a gray, also salty, glob of pasta noodles they was not delicious nor appealing to the eye. I cut it straight down the middle with the intent of taking half home...i had to use the butter knife it was so gelatinous...ended up only eating 1/4 of it; it was so inedible.
The chocolate covered red velvet white chocolate cheesecake and the goat cheese panna cotta was very good, as was the coffee.
Greatly disappointed. Not a great first impression for my friend.

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Debbie
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

The food is wonderful! We enjoyed the Fungi Risotto as well as the calimari which is tender and not breaded.

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NicoleD
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

I went with My husband for a date night and neither of us had been there before. We both ordered cocktails and they were delicious. At first glance the prices seemed kind of pricey but once we saw how big the portions were it made sense. Everything was absolutely delicious, but the one thing we were not 100% satisfied with with our pizza. The crust was very thin and did not feel homemade an hour margarita pizza had very little cheese. Two very important pieces for pizza. Also the dessert portion did not match the dinner portions and they were not nearly as big.

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ShaniW
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the new menu! and thanks for always being super great to my young kids!

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JillK
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was delicious and the staff was great with the 2 kids at our table. Thank you!

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JasonM
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A winner of a spot, worth checking out for sure. Go with people prepared to share.

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vipjojo
Baltimore
31 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Not as great as it has been. Service was not particularly satisfactory.

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vipMikeB
Baltimore
27 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent mushroom pizza, calamari and Brussels sprouts.

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Birroteca - Baltimore is rated 4.7 stars by 2135 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.