Ouzo Bay - Baltimore

4.6
2278 Reviews
$31 to $50
Mediterranean
Located in Harbor East, Ouzo Bay focuses on authentic Mediterranean cuisine, emphasizing the freshest seafood. The opulent space offers a full service bar, lounge & extensive patio.

Ouzo Beach, an outdoor bar & lounge extension, is now open. It is located along the Harbor promenade with a beautiful beach feel including palm trees & waterfront views. Reservations are not available for Ouzo Beach. It is first come, first serve.

We promote a dining atmosphere & suggested dress is business casual. We kindly ask our guests to abide by these suggestions to create an enjoyable environment for all guests.

The following items are prohibited however:
• Gentlemen’s tank tops or sleeveless shirts
• Hats are not permitted indoors for gentlemen
• No exposed undergarments
• Clothing with language or graphics that are vulgar or sexually explicit
• Footwear is required, however there is no restriction on the style
*Children accompanied by an adult are not subject to the Dress Policy*

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2278 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience. Food was good and the service was perfect

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vipCourtneyM
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Looking for an upscale environment with good food? This is is! Went here for a girl's night to celebrate my birthday and it was exactly the vibe I needed. The grilled calamari was AMAZING. The food is worth the price.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food. A pleasant dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience4

I’ve been to this restaurant 8-12 times. The food is still good but the menu is now too PRICEY to justify coming back. Three cocktails and three appetizers came to $123 (before tip), really? Sorry but I’ll find another restaurant.

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vipHectorP
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent staff and courteous service

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MauraKM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great wine recommendation from their sommelier. Octopus was so tender, made my birthday very special!

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SpecialOccassionSpot
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

A good place for a special occasion. This was a little on the pricier side but the fish was all cooked perfectly, so we had no complaints on the food. The appetizers were also delicious.

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Stefaknee
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The menu and pictures peaked our interest for date night. We had great apps (mussels and stuffed grape leaves) and entrees (sea bass and lamb shank). The portions were plentiful especially the lamb shank. We would go back.

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JessicaP
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

It was my mother’s 72nd birthday. The restaurant was beautiful the server was excellent and the food was delicious. The price was very high considering the amount of food we are served. The only thing I didn’t care for is being sat by the bar. I reserved a table so that my mother could have a great experience in a quiet setting. It was very loud due to the people at the bar. I don’t think the reservation was acknowledged and ready for us so the hostess basically got us an empty table by the bar.

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ToniL
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice vibe with great food & drinks. our server was fast and friendly.

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DerekF
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

The food was well-prepared and tasted great! The portions were very small compared to the price. The wait staff was very attentive and great at their job.

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Shelly
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was flavorful, service was attentive, French Cuvee' hit the spot. The fresh, homemade hummus platter was to die for. I will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food was good and fresh, but it was the service that really put Ouzo Bay at the top of our list for restaurants to visit when we return on our next trip to Baltimore. Our server was the BEST, the staff was friendly and attentive, and the whole fish was fresh, yummy, and prepared VERY WELL!!!

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AlwaysAscending
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect date/birthday night spot!

It was my first time at Ouza Bay. I live in DC but came to spend the night in Baltimore for my friend's birthday. She loves seafood and Ouza has some great options so I made a reservation at 5:30pm for Saturday. We lucked out and found street partying right out front, though we thought the $9 valet was very fair.

Though we arrived ten minutes early, we were seated right away with a great view of the water. We were greeted with a birthday card which was such a nice surprise. Our server, Justin took care of us for two hours. We started off with a drink each, Phane's Poison and Mad & Minotaur, both recommended by Justin which were delicious, not too sweet and just tart enough. For our appetizer we got daily ceviche which was fresh fresh fresh and oh so yummy! Oh wait, I forgot the bread they serve when you first get there. That was good, too. One was raisin bread which was a nice surprise.

We probably could've stopped after the drinks and appetizer but of course we ordered entrees. She got the Bronzino, bones in, adding truffle lobster which literally melted in your mouth. I got the scallops which were tasty though I could have done without the pea purée (not a pea fan). We went in with the sides, ordering grilled asparagus, Greek Lima beans (probably my fave appetizer which is crazy because I did not expect these to be good), and truffle Mac and cheese. Oh my goodness, everything was amazing!

We ordered one more drink and Justin surprised the birthday girl with a generous piece of baklava and a scoop of vanilla ice cream on a pistachio crust. I am a tough cookie so to be this impressed the entire meal is unlike me but everything was truly perfect.

Thank you Ouza for making her birthday dinner wonderful!

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YvonneK
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Enjoyed the night at Ouzo bay, food was good. Wasn’t very excited with their lobster pasta wasn’t as tasty as I thought. Overall a good outing.

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vipStephanie
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

The restaurant is beautiful. The food was plated well. It was a great time.

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Bill
New England
20 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent and authentic Greek cuisine coupled with wonderful fresh fish and lamb entrees.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve never written a review on Open Table previously, but I am compelled to do so after our dinner this evening at Ouzo Bay. I want to recognize and sincerely thank our server, Gerry, for his absolutely outstanding service to us tonight. He was friendly, personable and efficient. He offered menu and drink suggestions that turned out to be perfect. Here’s an example of something he did that we have never experienced in a restaurant: my wife asked a couple questions about the lemon orzo soup. He went to the kitchen and brought her out a small dish to try first, to see if she would like to order it, or would prefer something else. When have you ever been to a restaurant where your server offered you a sample from the menu to make sure that you would be happy with your selection? Our dinners were outstanding as usual, which has always been our experience here. After our entrees we decided to try an ouzo and asked Gerry for a recommendation. He brought us each a glass that he suggested, and surprised us by saying they are on the house. We had a wonderful evening because of the terrific food and the superlative service provided to us by Gerry. We will certainly return, and will try to request a table where he is working. Thank you Gerry!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Dinner with friends

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DivaFoodie1022
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had an overall good experience for my birthday dinner

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent, service impeccable. We had great view of the marina from our table as well. We would definitely recommend checking this place out!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was absolutely incredible. We tried and shared multiple dishes and each one was amazing. Beautiful outdoor seating. One of my new favorite restaurants

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KathyM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good food, great location. We had brunch but will go back for dinner and try the fresh seafood.

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JamesR
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

First time at Ouzo Bay but have been to several Atlas restaurants before. Food was and service was very good but we ordered a few drinks on there list that they did not have and appetizers that they where out of which at this level of restaurant and price point should not be the case. Overall was a great night!

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OugDubya
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience1

It was our anniversary dinner and I believe we got a brand new server and by far worst table in the place. We were seated and then over 15 minutes later I was able to flag down the sommelier. Luckily he was excellent. We got a nice bottle of wine and then got our server. It was a cold experience. The table behind us was served a drink he didn't want but was told it was the drink he ordered.

The sommelier continually made our experience better and the waiter made it worse. The sommelier somehow gave us an anniversary card and champagne. That was amazing.

The night started very poor and ended pleasantly. We won't go back nor will we recommend this establishment.

Of note the bar tender/mixologist we would recommend. Sit at the bar...not at a table.

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vipsusanrt66
Baltimore
22 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

This is a great place for a couple-- not so great for a group. The noise level is really high (outside is better). It's almost impossible to chat with anyone that is not right next to you. Our server missed some of our apps possibly due to the high noise level and possibly due to she seemed pretty blase and did not repeat the order back. I've been here many times but mostly as a couple at the bar. Also it's really expensive, so if you are taking out a group for an occasion, be prepared to pay $100+ per person (we didn't even have dessert).
As a special place for a couple--- it's fabulous. Be sure to order the saganaki and the trio of dips. For the fish-- the branzino is the best.

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Diana
Charleston
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The dining experience at Ouzo Bay exceeded my expectations. The service, food, fantastic ambience were all perfect. The cup of decaf coffee at the end was just a fantastic punctuation to delicious grilled vegetables, brussels sprouts salad, flambeau cheese, and Bronzino. I was a little concerned it would be noisy, based on a review, But zero issue on noise. Granted, this was a Monday night, a slow time generally, but there was lots of open space and the music was great and definitely not overbearing in any way for me. There was a nice wide open view due to being at the waterfront, and a feeling of openness as well as very contemporary and beautifully appointed decor. I would run back here.

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JillS
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome meal
Awesome service
Excellent atmosphere!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jose Chilla provided best service and recommendations.

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vipWadeW
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our anniversary dinner after seeing a comedy show. The food could not have been more perfect with the standout being the zucchini and eggplant chips — crunchy and so tasty — followed closely by the charred squid! The host was great from the start and the Cava Brut was bubbly and bright. The only let down was the baclava — too much syrup made it very hard to eat and overly sweet.

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LouisB
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The tables inside were not exactly spaced for social distancing and it gets so loud its hard to converse to people at your table. The food and service were both excellent.

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vipAlanG
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding and our waiter gave us excellent recommendations!

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ScottN
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, the waitstaff knew the menu well and were very attentive. The wine was affordable and good quality.

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vipNatalie
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Sat outside such a great evening, fantastic fish!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Me and my boyfriend came here for Sunday brunch and it was amazing! The service was outstanding and after our waitress checked my ID, she saw it was my birthday a few days ago and wrote out a birthday card for me! I ordered the berry french toast and my boyfriend ordered a burger. Both our dishes were so large we couldn’t finish them but they were delicious! The windows were wide open where we sat so we enjoyed a nice breeze while we ate, but were inside where it was shady and cool so we got the best of both worlds! We will definitely be returning for dinner sometime :)

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KunleA
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service, delicious food awesome environment. Overall, high-quality of sophistication.

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Bill
New England
21 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply amazing Greek speciality items prepared just like your YiaYia used to prepare along with fresh fish exquisitely prepared.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience5

Beautiful restaurant and our waitress was lovely. There was a party at the bar and the noise level/music was so loud it was obnoxious.
The waitress literally had to scream the specials at us.
Food was good but no where near as good as the prices they charged. We’re from NYC and are not afraid to pay high prices but the cost was out of control for good-not great- food.
$89 for one lobster tail
$68 for an 8oz filet mignon- literally more expensive than Del Friscos in midtown Manhattan.
Too many other good spots in Baltimore to go back here.
Sorry

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IvoK
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Grilled vegetables very tasty
Good red & white wine selection… nice Albariño
Location and Ambiente along waterfront like Mediterranean
Ceviche refreshing
But at these prices fish has to be fresh through and through!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, I will recommend you to go there it’s very nice restaurant and all the staff are very nice.

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Ouzo Bay - Baltimore offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (443) 708-5818.

Ouzo Bay - Baltimore is rated 4.6 stars by 2278 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.

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