Gertrude's - Baltimore

4.7
6067 Reviews
$30 and under
American
IMPORTANT: If you want to reserve an OUTDOOR table, you MUST select the "Outdoor" seating option in Open Table. If Open Table does not offer that option, then that means they are all reserved. ("Standard" means an indoor table.)
To our Outdoor Diners: the tent sheltering the terrace has open sides AND IS NOT HEATED. Please wear a coat and bring a blanket!
To our Indoor Diners: we are fortunate to have a very sophisticated small particle air filtration system in our dining room, thanks to the museum.

We have implemented many safety precautions during this current time, including taking temperatures of guests as they arrive; and requiring all guests to wear masks when not seated at a table.

If you encounter any problems with booking online, please do not hesitate call us at 410-889-3399 so we can personally assist you. Thank you!

Support Gertrude's - Baltimore during COVID-19

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 6067 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.7
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FetedandSated
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Sunday lunch. I had buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup and a swirl of whipped cream. Also two little muffins first with marmalade and butter. And coffee plus refill. The service - excellent and conscientious but unobtrusive. I tipped her generously, but the tip did not appear on my computer record, only the cost of the meal. I never carry cash these days. I will have to in future, or my writing $5 on the bill does not seem to work. My wonderful waitress was Gretchen W.

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vipJoseB
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening. Awesome staff and service. Will definitely continue our support.

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vip5timesaweek
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful crab cake! Great service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
38 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining at Gertrude's is ALWAYS a terrific experience! We enjoyed a lovely dinner. Must add that in this pandemic era, the team there has done a great job of ensuring safety. They took our temperature and seated us off in an area with no guests.
Have to add that it breaks my heart to see the restaurant so empty on what should be a busy Friday night. I have been a fan of this establishment for years and will continue to support them.

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MollyM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful place! Absolutely terrific!

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Linda
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This is a beautiful place. Great t try I have a late lunch. Food very good, staff friendly and wearing masks and gloves.

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vipgreasysalmon
Washington DC
104 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I ordered the salmon, expecting to receive a thick broiled or poached piece if fish. Instead, I was served two or three think slices that had been fried, which made me naseous, so I had to order a grilled cheese and tomato instead. First time I did not get a great meal on my first try.

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baltimorecustomer
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Gertrude's is a little pricey for lunch but the food and the service were great. They handle the COVID restrictions well; never felt concerned at all.

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vipBarb
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is terrific and a safe COV sanctuary.

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DineOut
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal at Gertrude’s on Tuesday- I picked from the $30 three-course menu and my friend had oysters and steak frites. My salmon was AMAZING.

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Fletch
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were so lucky to enjoy a birthday lunch al fresco in the sculpture garden in November! The colors of the trees against the blue sky was only surpassed by our lovely server and the delicious lunch! We love Gertrude's and will be ordering our a Thanksgiving dinner from their curbside pickup! Thanks for your hard work to keep everyone safe and still have a celebration!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great. Good service and food. Good social distancing.

AJ
AngelikiJ
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

We love your place and come at least 3-4 times a month.
Can you pleaseeeeeee add a bagel and lox plate on your brunch menu??? We would greatly appreciate it.

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KatyM
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful dinner under the stars! Dinner, drinks and atmosphere were fantastic.

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vipdavie
Baltimore
248 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice outdoor seating with proper distancing. Waitress was efficient and attentive.

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catherinem
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed delicious food--all 6 of us ordered different items and all were more than pleased--great comfort eating outdoors in 70 degree weather by the sculpture garden, and the best server ever. Her name is Jude, and she's efficient, caring--and blessed with a great sense of humor. She related to our grandchildren, our children, and even these old folks. Amazing.

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RobinN
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely patio for outside dining. If you can’t sit outside, I feel more safe eating inside at Gertrudes than most restaurants in Baltimore because, the museum has an air filtration system to protect the artwork from which the restaurant benefits.

It was the day they called the election and the sever quietly notified each table of the news.

The food was fabulous as always. Tofu scramble and chicken salad get A+ from our party. Food always very good and consistent . A fabulous brunch on a gorgeous day!

A stroll through the sculpture garden after brunch cinched it for us!

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vipgrazie2
Baltimore
55 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outdoor brunch adjacent to the sculpture gardens in bright warm sunshine was wonderful. Outstanding service in very safely maintained facilities and staff procedures. Each course was perfectly prepared and served. Kudos to all!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The hostess was curt when we checked in, annoyed that we commented that the signage was not good directing us to the entrance. Our waiter was very attentive as was the other server. The hostess needs to improve her interpersonal communication.

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MCurtis
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff and beautiful setting. Friend's birthday lunch and she loved it.

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Tlovesdrinks
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wednesday night is 1/2 price wine by the bottle or glass....the food is so fresh and well prepared

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vipLoveGoodFood
Baltimore
30 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The sound of a fountain, fall foliage and good food. Couldn’t be better!

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vipCarroll4Foodies
Baltimore
76 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was colder than expected. The group had jackets but the farthest away tent did not have as much heating as the one closest to the indoor restaurant.

The complimentary biscuit & muffin were delicious, especially with the apple butter spread served with them.
My crab quiche was full of crab & cheese & good seasonings. Salad was also good with some extra dressing that I requested. The Sauvignon Blanca was a perfect accompaniment.

Others had chicken salad sandwiches & soup combo. The rock fish cake brunch combo was a big hit. Seafood is always the best at Gertrude’s.

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MichaelS
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Always an enjoyable meal. Not many patrons on our visit.
A worthwhile visit

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Rich
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wait service and quick service from the kitchen were excellent.

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vipCocoamom
Baltimore
31 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Loved the cream of crab soup. We ate outside and it was chilly. I hope they get heater set up completed soon, I sm still not going to eat inside. Service was great.

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Megg
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We sat outside among the sculptures and the fountain. The service was prompt, the oysters and soups delicious on a beautiful fall afternoon .

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YisuS
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good choice, pleasant restaurant. I like it. Sandwhich is delicious, but soup is neutral.

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Masonp
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Gertrude’s is a very good choice when it comes to outdoor dining during these times when social distancing is a concern. The atmosphere is great along with the service and the food. I would recommend it.

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vipGL64
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Fine. Food good. Atmosphere nice

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LisaG
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our service was perfect! The food was delicious! I had the Country Breakfast Platter and my husband had the Corned Beef Hash Eggs Benedict. It was a fun and delicious brunch to celebrate my Mom's 84th birthday!

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vipcbfree
Baltimore
15 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful ambience, great service, and great food. Hostess checked out temperatures and staff wore masks and followed safe protocols. Gertrude’s consistently delivers a lovely experience.

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ElizabethB
Baltimore
15 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I could not have selected a safer, more enjoyable and more delicious way to break out of a quarantine and self isolation than Gertrude's. I'm still smiling over the scrumptious crab cake--broiled to a crispy golden brown on the outside and bursting with succulent lumps of crab on the inside. All beautifully complimented by a nearly undressed slaw--when you use the freshest ingredients who needs mayonnaise--and flavorful fries. But my eyes close and I practically purr at the memory of the biscuits. The just out-of-the oven warmth and flakiness was amplified by the impossibly smooth and spicy apple butter. Each bite was a joy! The fresh apple dessert was light and just sweet enough to top off a wonderful meal. The waitstaff was incredibly polite, friendly and efficient at the same time. Health and safety precautions were evident everywhere. Tables were spaced well apart and seating was kept well below capacity both inside and outside the restaurant. Paper menus were ripped and discarded the moment they left our hands. We also had the option to view the menu on our cell phones. All of the staff was wearing masks, our temperatures were taken before we were seated, and our contact information was taken. We sat outside, but after seeing all of their procedures, I would feel confident dining inside. Of special note, I saw the owner sitting outside having his own lunch and carefully watching all that was going on from a guest's perspective. Now that is ownership! Oh, I'm still thinking about those biscuits!

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vipgrazie2
Baltimore
56 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Consistent excellent food and food preparation. Outdoor ambience is delightful on a mild sunny day.
Tom must be the finest waiter in all of Maryland.

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vipSusan
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got married and wanted a beautiful brunch with family to celebrate. Tom our server was awesome.

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vipJKay
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The set up for outdoor dining overlooking the Sculpture Garden worked well. Tables were appropriately spaced.
The Maryland crab soup is the best around. Fried oysters are perfectly done—crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside. Eastern Shore platter of fried chicken and crab cake with a biscuit and roasted fingerling potatoes is enough for two dinners and a great bargain for the price.
Our excellent server (Peter) was welcoming, professional and knowledgeable regarding the wine list and menu.
Our dining experience was very enjoyable on all counts.

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BrookeM
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food excellent felt very safe ate in sculptor garden could not have been more beautiful

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely, as ever. We enjoyed the cream of crab soup, honey squash soup, perfectly prepared Brussels sprouts, and the delicious hush puppies with lemon curd and apple sauce.
So happy Gertrude’s is open again for dining in as well as outdoor seating, weather permitting. Nice tie-in to a visit to the BMA collections and gift shop.

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vipShannon
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful space, incredible food, and kind staff!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
46 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A Baltimore native was visiting from London and we decided on Gertrude’s for dinner. It was a beautiful night to dine in the lovely outdoor space. The service was perfectly paced, the food was delicious, and we enjoyed the experience feeling safe with the pandemic precautions in place.

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Gertrude's - Baltimore is rated 4.7 stars by 6067 OpenTable diners.

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