The Boiler Room Restaurant

4.1
169 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Upscale casual restaurant nestled in a rustic setting in historic Baltimore Highlands neighborhood, offering a contemporary take on classic cuisine. We are located next to Monument City Brewery and Urban Axes. We offer free private parking and extensive outdoor seating. We have live music on Friday, Saturday, & Sundays.

Please join us in welcoming our new Executive Chef Robert Simon. Robert comes to us with extensive industry experience with a focus on dishes that our appealing to the eye and pallet. Follow us on Instagram @theboilerroomrestaurant and on Facebook @boilerroomrestaurant.

We are participating in Maryland Restaurant Week 09/17/21 - 09/26/21. Come check out our special Restaurant Week Menu.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • 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 169 people are saying
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RogerV
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a cool restaurant. The building has a rich history and cheers to the ones who envisioned this. I went with a friend and started with charred oysters which laid the basis for a great meal of Ahi Tuna and Lamb Chops. Both cooked perfectly. The Tuna had just a little kick from what I think was Habanero, the lamb was outstanding. I will definitely be going back ( I hope they have the woodstove going next time).

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall2food1service3ambience5

Ambiance and Decor were pretty cool.. The food was not good and should have been half the price. On the menu it stated The Mahi Tacos but had rockfish as the entree. When asking the waiter about it she was clueless as to what type of fish would be served. Took a chance and ordered them and what I received was a fish strip on flour tortilla. The Brussels sprouts were the best options. I will never visit this place again.

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BobbyT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience5

Fries were cold, sauce on my burger was somehow only applied to half of the burger. None of the staff was wearing a mask, and the drink menu was out of date.

It is very loud, but a cool rehab of an old building.

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EllenM
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Cool little spot with super wonderful waitress Gina! Unfortunately all of the pizzas (especially the Buffalo chicken) and some of the apps (nachos) were terrible!

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vipKate
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Boiler Room is a terrific restaurant! The beer is perfectly cold, the food is delicious, and the service is wonderful. This restaurant is perfect for all occasions and is also kid-friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience3

After sitting for 20 minutes, the server advised us that due to a large party she would not be able to put a food order in for us for at least 30 minutes.

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vipleslie
Baltimore
20 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Ate at The Boiler Room for the first time last night. We were the only diners for about an hour there so we had full attention of our great server Sven. The menu differed a bit from what is posted online but the options were great! We shared fried calamari and the brussel sprouts. So delicious. My husband and daughter shared a burger and the fish tacos and the brownie sundae. I got the smoked brisket pizza. All yummy! The decor is so cool with the exposed brick and the original boiler. Parking was super easy with the large parking lot right there. Just have to follow the signs. I would definitely go back with family &/or friends. And if they had heaters i would eat outside. Smelled super good out there with someone's firepit going.

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vipFran
Baltimore
82 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

First time visitors. Had a hard time finding the door as it is on the back of the building.

Liked the repurposed industrial space. Food was good, specially the appetizers. Two beverages out-of-stock. Love the bar area.

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DavisM
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Brisket Pizza was amazing!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great meal on the outside patio. Great menu options and quick service despite there being a wedding rehearsal dinner at the same time. The setting was great for feeling away from the city.

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firsttimer
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, food and service were wonderful. Just difficult to find, drove by twice before finding it.

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lynnb
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Nice environment, friendly staff and great customer service. I will definitely return

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vipCHRISM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Thank you to Daisy for great service!!! Sat outdoors on a beautiful day food was excellent

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RayaR
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience2

We were a part of 11 and we truly enjoyed the food. Our waitress Nicole was amazing and went above and beyond for our birthday man. We will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience5

Oysters were too salty
Fries as sides too frequent for low carb choices
No black beans in black bean salsa
Live music outside is good
Ambiance inside makes me want to go back

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HibachiGuy06
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing experience! We will certainly be returning soon!

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Pinhead
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Crab dip was fantastic. Great place tucked away in a not-so-great neighborhood. The private parking makes all the difference.

The Boiler Room Restaurant
Responded on September 13, 2021

Thank you for the feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience2

Our server was Sven. He was great. He made definitely through humor and positivity to a bad situation. The restaurant had no electricity. It was strange because all the other connected businesses did have power. The manager was rude and unapologetic for the inconvenience. We won’t be returning.

The Boiler Room Restaurant
Responded on September 12, 2021

First, I want to apologize for anyone that was rude to you, As a guest your experience is our number one priority. In response to the electricity issue, we are on 3 phase power, only one phase was out, it was the phase that controlled our lights, the kitchen was operational. As the day went on we realized we were unable to provide the level of service we are accustomed to and closed early. This is not our normal operating standards and we hope that you would give us another try.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went here from out of Town and the food was good. Nice atmosphere and really sweet band playing.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Ambiance was nice, drinks were good, service was good. The food was mediocre, had to send some back which diminished the experience a bit

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vipRuthP
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was lovely. Will definitely be back!

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AaronJ
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday lunch.. food and service was amazing… definitely will dine again

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BrunchQuest
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Not as nice as I was expecting. One step below Applebees but with Ruth Chris prices.

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JH414
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great place. We visited for Sunday brunch. Only down side was it didn’t have all the Brunch items that are on the website.

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binky
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

I would not recommend. Food was overpriced and our server said there wasn’t a chef. Food made me sick. A friend and I both had the shrimp and we both were sick overnight.
Also, our waitress was very nice but was not wearing a mask and it is a mask mandate. Would not go back.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Buffalo chicken wontons were a hit! Loved sitting outside on the patio but the ambiance inside is beautiful as well.

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Audrey
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Went on a Saturday night and had a good time. Service and food was slow but it was a saturday. Food wasn’t anything outstanding or mind blowing, but the drinks were good and we had a good time! Chill spot. Drinks were great!

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MeganC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Good environment. Good service. Brought out a dessert since we were celebrating an engagement, which was much appreciated!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Food lacked flavor and service could be better… expensive dining for what you get

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vipGreggB
Baltimore
15 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was a great time. The only issue —-they didn’t record us being there for our reservation and points.

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MelS
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

The drinks were so slow, apparently they had a mixology class happening and the bartender couldn’t get drinks out. Dinner was sub par, oysters, and other appetizers were good. Entrees were off a bit. The filet medallions were store bought with gravy on them. Over cooked. Ribs were tough and not great flavor, shrimp scampi was boring, not a lot of flavor.
The place is beautiful and with the right chef in place and another bartender.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience2

Server lovely , food so bad . Nachos appetiser made with fake cheese out of a jar - the really bad type . Couldn’t believe it . One salad good, other terrible, pizza was awful as was soup ( out of a can ?) and bean burger was bad too . Wings and tacos were ok .
Waiter was very nice as was patio although it faces the parking lot .

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
22 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience1

It was supposed to be a night out with friends. No where on open table did they tell us we would be coming during trivia night. They called to confirm the reservation, could have told us then. The food was nothing special. The area is turning into a fun location, but the restaurant was disappointing. Our server forgot out us a few times, we had to go and find her…. Then she messed up our bill.

The interior and exterior were amazing and has sooo much more potential

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vipMrsT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our experience at The Boiler Room was great! I wish I took more pics instead of videos. The crab dip was so good! I would highly recommend the rack of lamb. It was cooked to my specifications (medium well), and did not disappoint. The drinks were tasty too! I wish we didn’t live so far, so we could have enjoyed more. Certainly a hidden gem!

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juke13
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The drinks were good. The crab dip was mediocre. The catfish special was a hit! We loved the patio dining.

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DavidM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great meal outside before a concert next door.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful evening dinner. Enjoyed the atmosphere both inside & outside. The food was delicious and came out very timely. Enjoyed conversations with the bartender Jason along with a variety of some very well made libations!! My husband enjoyed the Drunken Clams and the crabcake!

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cfid
Baltimore
38 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience4

brisket pizza was not a winner. meat was chewy. Caesar salad dressing was watery.

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Chris
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service. Nice atmosphere. Our server Daisy was wonderful. Food was good, not outstanding. I will go back.

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MikesBdaywFriends
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

This was our first time there and we were pleasantly surprised. Of course we rode right past it because of the hidden location which also made it even better. I gave 4stars for the food only because I didn’t care for the crab soup, but my salad and his meal was really good.

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You can order delivery directly from The Boiler Room Restaurant using the Order Online button. The Boiler Room Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 878-1987.

The Boiler Room Restaurant is rated 4.1 stars by 169 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.