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Mother's Federal Hill Grille

61 reviews
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$30 and under
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Comfort Food
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups

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In Baltimore, Maryland, Mother's Federal Hill Grille serves up delicious meals in a homey atmosphere. The kitchen uses only fresh ingredients in all its American bar and grill classics and the full bar serves up great Maryland craft beers and mixed drinks. It's a good place for a night out with friends or a place to meet up after work.

Mother's Federal Hill Grille has a wide ranging menu that includes appetizers, soups and salads, sandwiches and larger plates that are sure to satisfy your hunger as well as your taste buds. If you want to share some food while catching up with friends, try Mother's Federal Hill Grille appetizers like Camden crab cake or Old Bay steamed shrimp. Entrées include Mom's spicy meatloaf and the double phat crab cake dinner.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Comfort Food, Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 11:00pm, Friday: 11:30am - 12:00am, Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00am, Sunday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(410) 244-8686
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Adam Rather
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Private party facilities
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends, hosting a business meeting, or joining friends before a game, Mother's Federal Hill Grille is the ideal location for your next special event.
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Private party contact
Private Event Coordinator: (866) 948-9082
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We can cater your events in your home, at the venue of your choosing, or in either of our 2 Private party areas.
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Cross street
Cross Street
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Parking details
We have onsite parking, street parking and a 300 space parking garage located directly behind our restaurant
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DJ @ our huge 60 foot bar on Friday and Saturday nights. +25 HDTV, Video games, Digital Jukebox, Pool table, Skeeball machine.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access
What 61 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.9  based on all time ratings
Noise · Energetic
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipBill247 (Minneapolis)
1.0  Dined on April 20, 2014

Didn't actually get to eat. Showed up at the time of our reservation, and it was closed!

VealMarsala (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on March 23, 2014

Love the food, particularly brunch! Hate the noise!

John (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on March 16, 2014

Love Mothers. Best Bloody Marys. Very good selection of meals. Service is great. Breakfast is the best in area.

outoftowndiner (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on March 4, 2014

Service was fast, friendly and courteous. Food was good, not great, but no complaints. Lots of beer selections. This is a friendly neighborhood pub that is in walking distance of the ball park, convention center and waterfront. When I find myself in town again, Mother's will be on my list of places to stop in for a spell.

rrc142 (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on March 1, 2014

6 of us met at Mother's for beers and pub food. Mother's offers a good balance between bar and restaurant. The food is not fussy but very good. The food is mostly homemade and of good quality. There were plenty of burgers and sandwiches to choose from, as well as a pretty good beer selection. The staff was very friendly and the service was prompt. I would go back again to start a night out.

Janet (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2014

The food was so delicious and really was comfort food just like "Mother" would make. The staff was very friendly, oh so nice and attentive. My Husband and I went here during Restaurant Week for a "date night" while my Mom kept our Baby Boy. Not only did they have one of the best Restaurant Week deals around but we loved it and will definitely be back. :)

nbtrxl2 (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2014

Have not been to Mother's restaurant for some time. However, went for dinner and had a great time. The server and overall
service was great. The food and drinks were served in a timely manner and both were very good. Will be returning soon.

jack (Philadelphia)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2014

Food was good and service adequate great place for a large group.

vipKDintheCity (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2014

My boyfriend and I love Mother's! It's one of the few spots in Baltimore that we're had CONSISTENT good food and friendly, efficient service. I absolutely love their boneless wings!

Greg (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2014

We come here at least twice a month, GREAT food, GREAT service, prices are good. Sometimes it can be a little noisy since the bar is so close to the food tables but over all you don't really care because everything else is always so good,

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 9, 2014

Seemed very busy the night of our visit due to a TV show filming on location, so it took a while for our server to return after delivering our drinks. She was very sweet though and our meal came fast and was very good. We''ll return!

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on January 9, 2014

It was definitely busy, which hindered the service a little. Food was good, but not exceptional. Fun and good for cheap drinks.

vipLeslie (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2014

Downstairs we found that the noise level was way too loud to even hang out in there. It was noticeably uncomfortable. But since we had 8 people, we were set up upstairs and had the room to ourselves, including the big screen tv. And our waiter Brent, was fantastic. The wings tasted very similar, so that was a disappointment. We also tried the special ice cream of the day and that also was sub par. But it was a fun place and worth going back.

zogirl (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2013

I dined here on New Years Eve. Trying to find parking was hectic and I called the restaurant to let them know I would be late. We ended up being 30 minutes late. The restaurant was very understanding about the situation being New Years Eve.

Brianline (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2013

I enjoyed a Blue Cheese Burger. It was good. The burger was cooked to my request - which is always satisfying. The waitress was kind , prompt , and friendly. I look forward to dining here again.

vipjmethechef (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on December 21, 2013

Unfortunately, we looked at the menu and then left. It was pub grub and not the caliber of restaurant we had hoped for when booking. Nothing on anyone's plate looked at all appetizing or even smelled good.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2013

We LOVE Mother's of Federal Hill Grille. The ice cream alone is a reason to eat there.

vipSatisfied (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on November 29, 2013

We stopped here while passing through Baltimore on I-95; easy access from I-95 & convenient parking garage nearby. The entrance opens up into a loud bar. We sat in the back, where it was quieter. The food we had included chilli, charred black pepper tuna salad, crab cakes, and deserts. Very tasty comfort food. Would come here again.

OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2013

Our server, Kerry(?), was fabulous! She was fun, helpful, provided excellent service and great advice on food, etc. We really enjoyed ourselves and would definitely go back.

vipcherobrien (Baltimore)
2.0  Dined on September 28, 2013

It kind of advertised itself as a bar with a fabulous menu but it turns out it is only a bar with pretty good burgers.