Hotel Revival-Topside Restaurant
Overlooking Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood is Topside, a buzzing rooftop restaurant and garden bar celebrating the Chesapeake Bay and all of its bounty. Topside features a menu flowing with fresh-from-the-sea dishes designed to be paired with a rotating selection of craft beers from regional breweries. Home to locals and travelers alike, you’ll find Topside to be the perfect place for lively happy hours, weekend brunches, and intimate date nights.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Spectacular food, service, and view!
Food was amazing!!! First time there and I must the Covid pre measure was def in place and I will be back for dinner. Brunch was def good as well!
Great ’70s music
Beautiful view but the inside of the restaurant could use a renovation. It’s like a cafeteria, when the view is romantic and lends to more intimacy.
Food was good. Short rib could have been seasoned better for such a large portion of meat. Shrimp small plate was delicious.
The place was nice but underwhelming. There was very little signage to help you find the restaurant. The food was lacking in flavor and was overpriced. I had the crab pasta and there was very little crab in it. The burger my friend got was honestly better than the crab pasta. It was $17 tho so it should have been good!
This place has so much potential, but the food is overpriced and extremely bland. Something needs to be done with the menu and who is coming up with the preparations of all the plates. I have lived in Baltimore for 2 years and have given this place 3 tries with their food. I will only go for drinks from now on until the chef is changed.
This was our first meal out during COVID that was indoors. I trusted that Topside would do this well and chose a date/time where I thought it would be best case scenario. I had told the staff that it was our anniversary and I did not expect that anything would come from that, but we were met with a great table with the view and complimentary champagne! Our server, Jade, was so careful and safe but also really easy to talk to and was really fun and knowledgeable. She helped us make our choices and the drinks and food were amazing. The curry shrimp appetizer was amazing and my crab pasta dish was easily, the best pasta dish I have had since being in Italy 6 years ago! SO GOOD. Topside continues to be at the top of our list of places to recommend to others but also when we want to treat ourselves. Thanks to the staff and to Jade, for making our anniversary great.
Very cute and cozy place to dine in during the pandemic! The restaurant obeys social distancing policies and the food was just amazing. Perfect for a date night or happy hour with girl friends!
It turned out that Topside was closed, which was disappointing. But we had drinks outside o the ground floor and enjoyed the experience greatly. We'll be back again to sample Topside when it is open.
The menu is a bit disappointing, not many selections. The portion was really small even for a lite appetite. The food was prepared well and was delicious. It was our first time there so we didn't know what to expect. It's a tough time for the industry so we need to cut them some slack. I'm sure we will try it again when the Covid restrictions are lifted and it's safe to dine inside.
Me and my colleagues were guests at the Revival Hotel and wanted a quick, light dinner before a big work day. While we were bummed about the understandable closing of the indoor restaurant, dining outside at Topside was a pleasant experience. We were right across from the beautiful park where someone was playing cello, and the weather was a nice, early autumn cool. The food was excellent! We shared a crab cake that was fresh and delicious, and the fish tacos were flavorful and fresh too. I'd def eat there again, hopefully indoors from their beautiful looking rooftop restaurant next time.
An amazing experience—the top floor is not open at the moment due to COVID-19 restrictions, so they set up outside in front of the hotel. The street doesn’t have a lot of traffic and there is an amazing street art piece on the ground where you sit—loved it! The staff was very friendly and attentive and the food was excellent!!! I tried the squid ink pasta, with a smoked gruyere sauce, I believe, truffle oil and lots of fresh crab meat. It was outstanding. Great craft cocktails, as well. Can’t wait to go back and try one of the other choices!
We really enjoyed the new outdoor space at Topside during happy hour. The food was great, drinks were nicely priced and the service was excellent.
Was looking forward to the rooftop restaurant but totally understand that it was only outside dining due to covid. Food and service were outstanding. The crab black ink pasta is fantastic.
The dining was outside on the street in the sun with no shade. The food was amazing and service was great!
From start to finish my experience at Topside exceeded my expectations! The ambience and view was amazing! The food was delicious, my waitress Sue was attentive and friendly. The host and general manager both made it a point to stop by my table to check in with me. 10/10 would recommend this establishment! #SupportLocalBusinesses
The best thing about this restaurant was the view. Very disappointing meal, as the food we were served was cold.
I absolutely loved the view of the city. The bartender and waitress were great. Amazing ambience. Will definitely be back ❤
Very pretty, with a terrific staff. The menu is a little limited, but the food is excellent. My go to neighborhood place.
We had a great breakfast and the server was very good. We will be back! I really enjoyed brunch and the views can't be beat!
Nice ambiance and views of the city.
Great views. The new menu much better than the previous one. Great experience overall
the food was just descent, but what a location! i loved the morning sun during breakfast and the fabulous Mount Vernon skyline and beyond. i’d come back just to sit there with some friends and good company.
the french toast was good quality food. the plating was excellent. The cola-infused short rib hash was incredibly sweet and unusual..
Great food, nice ambiance. Menu had a decent amount of seafood options. Pasta was sold out though. Where did the wings go? Overall great experience. I recommend this place to all of my friends. Needs some live music.
the view was awesome as was the service. The service was also great
Overall, the Topside is a great place to meet with friends and a relaxed meal. The big draw to this venue is THE VIEW !!!!!!!!! Wonderful uninterrupted views of the cityscape and being "eye-to-eye" with General Washington does not hurt either...;)
The menu is varied enough to satisfy all and the cocktail menu is satisfying.
Have had several meals here including one dinner, which, I must admit, was wonderful (full fried Red Snapper on the bone).
Would recommend without hesitance.
The food, view and service were top notch but the noise was a little on the high side. Over all excellent!
We had a great dinner experience at Topside! We were seated and waited on almost immediately. The food came out quickly as well. We had a long wait for our check (and they were not busy at all), but that was the only glitch. Looking forward to going back again!
Brunch - ambience is nice. Food/Food Options not great.
Went for brunch with family and friends and all of the food was delicious! Everyone loved everything ordered. The views of the city are great and the space is very fun and modern. The noise level was at times quite loud.
Great view of the city! Love the mocktail menu and simple food menu.
Food good, service excellent and has a lot of potential for the facility. Offers valet parking but you MUST go into the hotel to get the valet!
Most beautiful view in the city for dinner. Cannot wait for summer when the lounge to have a drink and relax with friends will be open.
The view and atmosphere is the best part! The drinks took a long time, and the food was just pretty good, but we loved our waitress.
A beautiful view, good food, and friendly employees are all pluses for Topside. The noise level and high prices for a bar like atmosphere are the drawbacks. We went early this time to avoid the headache inducing noise level- no luck. There was a large celebration- which is wonderful! The acoustics are not wonderful - the sound seems to be amplified by the design of the restaurant. A hamburger, oysters, a salad and two glasses of wine cost us $70 before tip.
The best aspect of Topside is that it has a fabulous view of Baltimore. The service was a bit slow, but I suspect this was because there were not enough servers. The food we had was very tasty, but heavy — we suspect there was generous use of butter. The general vibe was relaxed and casual and it was not excessively noisy.
My wife and i came . it was a wonderful experience overall however the portions need to be reconsidered. Otherwise the flavor was great , timing was remarkable and service was pleasant.
Food was amazing and the service was even better. We also got great views of the city from all sides of where we were seated.
The view is always amazing, service was great,music selection was quite impressive, food was good with a few minor seasoning tweaks 😜
Amazing views and fun food. Great cocktails. I look forward to going back!
Hotel Revival-Topside Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Hotel Revival-Topside Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 727-0065.
Hotel Revival-Topside Restaurant is rated 4.4 stars by 147 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.