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Sotto Sopra

4.7
1903 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
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Sotto Sopra is an Italian restaurant housed in a beautiful 19th century building just blocks north of Baltimore’s Harborplace on Charles Street. Sotto Sopra specializes in true contemporary Italian cuisine adapting farm to table. We buy local whenever it is possible. The perfect risotto, handmade pastas, roasted meats, local seafood, and regional produce are here for your total enjoyment.

Join us for our Power Lunch, featuring what's freshest and best in Italian cuisine. Two courses from our full lunch menu, $20.

Sotto Sopra invites you to dine for lunch, Monday through Saturdays and dinner every evening. Eat.Drink.Sleep.Dream--Italian
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am – 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 5:00 - 9:00pm Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm – 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm – 10:30pm
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Phone number
(410) 625-0534
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Riccardo Bosio
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mulberry and Franklin St.
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Parking details
Valet Parking
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Public transit
Downtown Trolley - Free Circulator
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Entertainment
Opera Night: Once a month on a Sunday evening, Sotto Sopra offers a multi-course pre-fixe menu along with live opera performances. Check our website for each month's menu.
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Special events & promotions
Monthly Live Opera Nights with a multi course dinner.
Credit card secured reservations required at 410-625-0534 (credit cards will be charged for cancellations 48 hours or less).
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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The ambiance of Sotto Sopra's 19th century building in Baltimore's cultural district is the perfect partner with our contemporary Italian cuisine in creating special memories. Whether a rehearsal dinner,small wedding reception, family celebration or corporate events Sotto Sopra makes you the star.

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4.7  based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.7
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4.4
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BobbyWorld (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We have traveled to Baltimore for the American Craft Show for last 4 years and look forward to dinner at Sotto Sopra. My wife is Italian and she compares the flavors to Nona’s (grandmother) cooking. Always DELICIOUS. We go to Baltimore for anything...it’s Sotto Sopra.

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CharmtasticMile (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Sotto Sopra is as good as advertised. Went there for a business lunch to discuss historic Charles Street. The 2-course lunch with choice of appetizer & entrée is a real treat. The Arugula Salad, Fried & Escargot Polenta make for great starters. The Risotto & Branzino, Pappardelle & Lavender Salmon highlight some of the marvelous entrée options. The service is always 5-star top-notch. I highly recommend Sotto Sopra for a business lunch or special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Excellent in every way!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We had a lovely dinner while visiting Baltimore. Our server, Katie, was gracious and attentive. The ambiance was lovely and the food delicious. The hostess, Lindsey, was charming and very helpful with after dinner recommendations in the area. Would definitely recommend.

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vipDCfoodfan (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We enjoyed an absolutely wonderful dinner at Sotto Sopra. Every aspect, from the friendly and professional staff, to the delicious cocktails, to the appetizers and entrees, was perfectly executed.
The carrot soup had layers of flavor, the halibut was cooked just enough to meld into the sauce and vegetable bed. My husband was delighted with the prosciutto appetizer and pasta entree.
We live in DC, but happily plan to return to Baltimore as soon as possible to try more of the menu.
not inexpensive, but well worth the final tab

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Homer (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Everything was great. The only thing, drop the lemon in the calamari.

Overall, fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

I love the lunch special, which always has a vegetarian option. The food and service are 5 stars.

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AlexF 
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

The entire experience I had while at Sotto Sopra was phenomenal. We were seated exactly at the time of our reservation, and our table -- despite being in the middle of the restaurant -- was cozy and separate. The service was fantastic, the food was the best I've had in Baltimore, and the ambiance was very romantic and comfortable. It was a great dining experience through and through and I certainly plan on going back for my next special occasion. It is the perfect spot for a romantic dinner or a special occasion.

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Rebecca (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

We have eaten at Sotto Sopra several times and were fairly disappointed in this visit. The service was not very attentive and the food was only ok. I'm a big fan of the black squid ink pasta, but there was hardly any seafood in it, and our water cups were never refilled.

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Adt23 (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Dined for the first time for a romantic evening and it was perfect....The spaghetti a la chiterra was to die for! The sauteed duck was outstanding. We had reservations so we were seated in a timely fashion. Took us back to Italy for sure!! I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a romantic night on the town!

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BryanC 
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Atmosphere, service and food was outstanding.
I unique building with artwork everywhere.
Only detractor would be the tables were very close, so you were literally sitting one chair away from the next table in some locations. A bit distracting, but everyone ignored the other tables and it seemed to work.
I would definitely go again.
Be sure to make reservations, it is very popular.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

4th time here. Food still solid

Prices a bit high for the fare being served but still delivers a great meal after so many years.

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JonathanM (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Prices were not too high. Food was just okay, I was hoping for something a bit better and the service was kind of slow. My empty bowl sat for about 10 minutes before it got picked up. Could have been the a less experienced crew the night after valentines day. Very cool space with awesome artwork on the walls. I probably wouldn't go back.

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ValentinesDinner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I dined here for Valentine's Day, and had a wonderful evening. The food and service was fantastic, and I was overall very impressed. Usually, expectations are lowered for VDay, as many restaurants are swamped, offer a limited menu, and are overall slogging to get through the night. Not so at Sotta Sopra. It was busy, but they all handled the crowd with professional excellence all around. Wonderful experience!

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This was our first visit and we were suitably impressed. The quality of the food was superb, the portion size adequate, but dining area was narrow and loud. The price was on the high side, but not outrageously so given the meal was so good. I would go back.

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