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About Blue Hill Tavern

Casual fine dining at its best! Offering inventive cocktails, a lively crowd and the best New American menu on this side of Charm City.

938 S Conkling Street
Baltimore, MD 21087
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 to 2:30
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm
Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10:30-2:30
Bar opens daily at 4 pm.

Cross Street:
Dillon

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(443) 388-9363

Website:
http://www.bluehilltavern.com/

Catering:
We offer a variety of options for both off site catering and in-house private events.

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary valet service every night.

Executive Chef:
Brett Lockard

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Come make your Valentine's Day special at BHT! Menu to include house favorites as well as Chef prepared sweetheart specials. Make your reservation now!

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Private Dining

Located between historic Brewers Hill and Canton, Blue Hill Tavern offers contemporary, fine dining at its best. We feature everything from intimate dining to stunning outdoor spaces.

Blue Hill Tavern Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (32)
Good for a Date (29)
Special Occasion (25)
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Good for Anniversaries (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Romantic (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Worth the Drive (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Casual (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Business Meals (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Cozy (9)
Fun (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Great for Brunch (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Authentic (4)
Great Beer (4)
Seasonal (4)
Notable Wine List (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

The food was great - no question really asked the simple question as was this good eating experience/ The answer is inequitably YES.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great atmosphere and amazing food! I will definitely be back soon.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

Our group of 8 ordered from main entrees menu and all our meals were expertly prepared and served. The only disappointmentioned was the Maryland Crab Soup . My husband did not get any crab meat at all in his soup, so he basically got " vegetable soup". Should he have sent this back to the kitchen?
Needless to say he was quite crabby about that!

Tags: Hot Spot, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

Another great experience. Well paced meal with excellent service. Will defintely be back soon.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and service. Creative entrees. Great salted caramel martini.

Tags: Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined 3 days ago

The service was prompt and friendly. The drinks and food well prepared and timely. I enjoyed my first time at Blue Hill Tavern and will soon be back for another enjoyable meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

Good service from our waitress, she was well informed about the wine list and let my boyfriend sample a beer before ordering it. We came in for restaurant week and our courses came out pretty quickly. Appetizers were really great. My boyfriend got the steak and it was cooked perfectly and a great value for the restaurant week prices. I got the chicken and the flavors were nice but it tasted like a salt shaker had been dumped on top of my chicken. It was too salty to eat the crispy skin which was the main aspect of the dish.
Desserts were great, we'd definitely come back without restaurant week

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was amazing! John was our server and he was great.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 3 days ago

We went for brunch on Saturday during restaurant week. The place was packed! The food was delicious! Prices on the normal menu seemed a little high, but brunch was reasonably priced. My husband had mussels steamed in white wine and they were perfect. My duck gnocchi was a small portion, but so rich I don't think I could have eaten anymore. We went straight home for naps after a filling meal.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Cozy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food, great service, really nice restaurant. Loved the steak, popcorn oysters and dessert.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

The food was amazing, and our waitress surprised me with a birthday dessert. Great experience!

Tags: Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined 4 days ago

Food and service was great! The snapper was a little dry and under seasoned I didn’t order it my sister did. I will definitely be back

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

Very good experience - had the bronzino which was excellent as were the haricots verts that accompanied - pleasant, friendly server- very pleasant decor. In the winter there is a curtain across the front door but it should be checked regularly as cold air can get back to the rear easily

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Very pleasant experience. The four of us had all different entres and they were all great.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Met some friends there for Restaurant Week brunch. Overall, very nice ambiance and the food was very good. The bottomless mimosas for $9.99 was a good deal.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 14, 2018

First, the place is dated beyond belief. I can see how when it first opened it was cutting edge, but it’s obvious nothing has been done upstairs in some time. The upstairs was empty for the most part with stacked furniture all over the back of the restaurant. The bathrooms smelled terrible and the space overall is right out of a bad 80’s video. With that being said, the atmosphere was by far not the worst part of brunch. The food took that prize.

For my first visit ever to this “restaurant,” I experienced brunch during the winter Restaurant Week. I was excited for the experience because I heard good things about the restaurant. After today, I can only imagine they were talking about a different place. First, the brunch menu online and the one we got today was very different. There were a number of items that are not available. Second, for them to say they are participating in Restaurant Week is a joke. The greasy menu we got that advertised 2 courses for $15.00 included the most unappetizing selections and was minimal at best. While I decided to stick with the regular menu, my friend chose to go with the 2 course meal.

I started with the crab dip and then ordered the Chesapeake Crab Benedict. The crab dip was pretty basic with cauliflower in it and came in a small bowl with 5 toasted Melba Toast. So much for sharing, I guess. The Chesapeake Crab Benedict is just offensive for a Maryland Restaurant. The moment the waiter put it in front of me, it was obvious they were once frozen patties. Really? It’s Maryland and they served me generic crab cakes! Needless to say it was awful! Another person in my party started with the Blue Cheese mussels; all 5 of them which came a huge water spotted, black pot with huge pieces of onion. The appetizer; however, wasn’t nearly as bad as the dried out veggie omelet. Do yourself a favor..skip this place!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Went solo to try out the restaurant week special. I sat at a bar table since the bar was packed and getting a table would take longer. Everything was great with the exception of everyone not solo getting more attention and faster service. I got there way before the couple next to me but they managed to get everything faster and more attention. I was actually forgotten about a few times, including when it came to silverware. I had to track someone down while my steak made me drool, I was almost tempted to use my bare hands. I get it a table of 1 isn’t going to tip as much as a table for 2. Probably won’t be dining solo at this restaurant again tho.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This is my second visit to Blue Hill. Prime time Saturday night with my son. Didn't realize it was restaurant week. They had a menu for it and that was our choice. Gnocchi with wild mushroom cream sauce was divine. Everything was cooked to perfection and the cocktails were good too. We'll be back!

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Business Meals, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on January 14, 2018

My husband and I were pretty disappointed in our meal at Blue Hill Tavern. We both ordered red snapper, which was over cooked and a little tough. The accompanying cous cous on my plate was really undercooked, crunchy like barely cooked pasta. You could look at it and see it wasn't done. That's really amateur to not serve properly cooked cous cous. My husband's cous cous was fine so I'm not sure what happened with mine. The rest of the meal was okay, not great. We don't go out to dinner very often so this meal was a bit of a downer.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Visited during Restaurant Week.
Food was very good, service very attentive and nice atmosphere.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We went out with friends for New Year's Eve at Blue Hill Tavern and had a wonderful time. The ambiance was quietly elegant without being overly formal; the servers were attentive and prompt. Among the appetizer, my husband's fried calamari salad was a standout, and our friend enjoyed his mussels. My crispy escargots were good too, though I would have liked to have had more greens, and perhaps the amarillo sauce on the side rather than tossed with the snails. The entrees were delicious; my sous-vide rack of lamb was excellent, likewise my husband's sous-vide pork tenderloin, and our friends enjoyed their seafood risotto. For dessert, three of us opted for the key lime bar, which was delightful with a salted caramel drizzle--just the right touch of something sweet--and my husband also enjoyed his bread pudding. The Blue Hill Tavern never disappoints, and the New Year's Eve prix fixe menu, while not inexpensive, was surprisingly reasonable compared to many other options.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year’s Eve dinner. 3-course prix fix menu for $59.99 was worth every penny. Portions were perfect, and nothing left out for the price. Compared to other high-end restaurants on NYE, $59.99 for 3 courses was a steal. Our waiter was attentive and made solid recommendations. We will definitely be back.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Recently went here to celebrate my wife's birthday with friends. The service was up and down. The valet was extremely nice and customer service oriented. Our server was not that warm or personable. She had to be reminded about requests... she forgot at least one of our party member's drinks from the bar and she disappeared on us a few times when we needed her. The food was good. A couple people sent their food back for temperature issues, but overall no complaints. We weren't aware of the cake fee, which would have been close to $50 for our party, which should have probably been included with the 20% mandatory tip for the marginal service we received.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 23, 2017

The burger just wasn’t that tasty. The meat was cooked perfectly but the burger just didn’t have much taste overall.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Maybe the best burger in Baltimore! Everything good there; good wait staff; valet appreciative - a hike from Ruxton but worth it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

I’ve been to this restaurant a dozen times, LOVE the food. However, the service here is what turns me off from this restaurant. The last 2 times I went the servers were not friendly and very dismissive. The waiter walked away while ordering food, gave us steaming hot plates in our hands with no warning, waiter acted as if she did not want to be there. Bad service takes away from the experience and feeling of a good time. I celebrated my graduation here and it was the final straw. I will not be dining in here at this restaurant anymore. I won’t spend my money at places in which the service is horrrible.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Food was excellent (loved the mushroom wellington and the bronzini) and service (Madison) was outstanding A place were you can be casual or nice. Some families nearby as well as dates. Fun, comfortable place with excellent choices of food.
We really appreciated the quiet table in the alcove.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 8, 2017

My husband and I went for a date night. The venue was more beautiful than expected. Got the burger and Salmon/risotto both were excellent. Also enjoyed the margarita! Will definitely go again.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 3, 2017

My friend and I have eaten here several times and have had incredible food every time. We really love this restaurant - and parking is pretty easy, too!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was phenomenal. I had the pork with roasted Brussels sprouts. My fiancé had the New York strip. Both meals were excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 1, 2017

I've been here several times before with company functions and enjoy the food I've had before. I finally convinced my wife to come with me. She had the surf and turf(crab cake and steak) and was not a fan. The crab cake is full of filler items and salty. The steak was decent. I enjoy the pork and brussel sprouts but I'm a fan.

Side note: I believe valet parking is free. They'll just park your car in the parking lot in the Natty Boh Tower.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This was our second Thanksgiving Dinner at Blue Hill Tavern - Last year was on point (Food- Service- Ambiance) ... had an amazing time! this year we decided to go back but was not as good as last year ... despite Reservations made a week in advance they ran out of every Appetizer- Dessert we ordered and bread. It was disappointing to have to order a second choice and not be able to enjoy our first choices. They definitely fell short on the food availability, service was fine. We are regulars for Happy Hour - Dinner and have experienced New Years Dinner before which was great. However, we will not be going back next year for Thanksgiving.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Casual, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had dinner here on Thanksgiving. The food and the service were excellent but the noise level made it almost impossible to speak to the others at our table. Perhaps it was because there were so many people enjoying themselves. We have eaten here many times and I don’t ever remember it being that noisy. We will be back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Did Mother's at the Tavern in May and was pleased! Decided to try Thanksgiving, Momma needs a break these days. Very pleased with everything! Also, our party included a 5 year old and a 20 month old. We were in the family section upstair and everyone was 'good' and we had a grand old time! Would definitely do it again!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Seasonal
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went there for Thanksgiving and ended up having the surf and turf. It far exceeded my expectations and will return for an everyday dinner. The server was fantastic as well.

Tags: Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Casual, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Had a drink at the bar, then dinner with family! Service, food and drinks were all fabulous!!!

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great atmosphere and good food. Service was a bit slow.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Incredible food, great service-
This redtaurant is first class dining at its best.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Typically a good experience. I thought our server was lacking in experience. She screwed up one of the meals. She'd been at Blue Hill for 3 months, but I am not sure she had a whole lot of experience before that.

The new menu is a good one. The food is consistently good.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Blue Hill Tavern shows the promise of very good local restaurant but fell a bit short. The room is pleasant and the wait staff were reasonably attentive. Wine list has some very nice options and is well priced. The menu has a number of attractive options and something for everyone. The food while good was nothing special. Given that we had two tables of 5 dining there was a good sampling of the menu. The sous vide meat options were apparently excellent, the appetizers a mixed bag, the vegetarian option fairly mediocre, and the deserts were solid. I would have probably gone 3.5 stars if that were an option. I’d give it second try to confirm but overall would say a solid good but not great.

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