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Watertable

3.8
3.8
489 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Watertable features grilled specialties in a casually elegant atmosphere. Located on the fifth floor of the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Watertable serves award-winning cuisine along with spectacular harbor views that is a winner in any book.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 6:30 am–1:00 pm Lunch Daily 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 6:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (410) 685-8439

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    David Cutos

  • Private party facilities

    Versatile spaces, harbor views, and crowd-pleasing menus created from fresh, seasonal ingredients are just a few of the attributes that make any gathering at Watertable a memorable event. Whether it's an intimate dinner or for functions with up to 50 guests, we make event planning easy.

  • Private party contact

    Brandon Ortiz: (443) 721-0907

What 489 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.8
3.8 based on recent ratings
  • 3.4Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 3.8Ambience
  • 3.1Value

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  1. S

    Suze

    Baltimore

    28 reviews

    3.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on September 25, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    There were only three items from the buffet I could eat, as I have a gluten allergy. I thought the breakfast menu would have been available, which would have had more choices. That being said, the omelet was very good. Our server was overbearing and made us feel rushed. He brought the bill before we were even half-way done with our meal and asked us at least 10 times if we wanted coffee to go. Made us feel very uncomfortable. Also, it was very hot in the restaurant.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    Risotto was awful, crab cakes okay, artichoke dip best thing on the menu.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely views and kind servers. Would recommend.
  4. FF

    FamishedFountain

    London

    6 reviews

    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    This restaurant is closed.
  5. B

    Bobalou

    Philadelphia

    52 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on March 7, 2020

    overall3food3service3ambience5
    Decent hotel food, prices not bad considering the area. Great place to get away from the chain restaurants and activity of the harbor, excellent views, and laid back feel. Service was good people very friendly.
  6. AD

    ArthurD

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2020

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    I ordered Johnny Walker Black (JWB) scotch which I drink regularly and know very well. The scotch they served me was not JWB. It was not good scotch. When I told the waiter, he was very polite and had the bartender come to my table with a JWB labelled bottle. This scotch they served was not JWB and not even Johnny Walker Red. My presumption is that they are exchanging the scotch in the JWB bottle for some other scotch.
  7. SI

    ShannonI

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The breakfast buffet was excellent. They had a great variety of hot foods, fruit, pastries, etc. and even had a juicer with suggested recipes. They also offered made-to-order omelets and waffles. There was something for everyone. The price was higher than what we would typically spend on breakfast, but we were on a weekend getaway so I was expecting it. The host seated us at the "best table" with a nice view of the harbor. The waitress checked on us often to keep our drinks filled and make sure we didn't need anything.
  8. RD

    RichardD

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food4service3ambience4
    Valentines
  9. AL

    AngelaL

    Baltimore

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall4food3service1ambience4
    It was overpriced for the quality of food. We were there for 2.5 hours because it took so long to get our food. The servers kept mixing up orders and bringing the wrong food to the table or they would bring a course before the prior course was supposed to be served.
  10. DD

    DiscriminatingDiner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 5, 2020

    overall1food2service1ambience3
    Slow service Wait staff did not know the menu. Was delivered a different salad dressing than what I had requested. Being with a client i chose not to make it an issue. Not sure I'll ever come here again. Marriott needs to make some changes here.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server, Ariana, was amazing. She was attentive and was able to suggest great items from the menu. Will definitely be back!
  12. R

    Rosita

    Washington DC

    72 reviews

    2.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2020

    overall2food2service2ambience5
    Crab chowder was watery was good and Harvest salad was excellent but fish was dry. Maybe it sat under the heat lamp too long. Crab cakes were not mostly lump. Bread pudding was not flavorful at all. Service was slow and wrong salads were delivered. Bit disappointed. View and ambiance were outstanding.
  13. HR

    HighlyRecommendedIslands

    Baltimore

    68 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    68 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2020

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    Don't do this place for New Year's. The portions were small, food quality was poor, service was lousy and prices were exorbitant. Just say no!
  14. CB

    CaraB

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2019

    overall2food1service3ambience4
    The view is beautiful and it's a nice, fancy space to be in. But the food was just very mediocre. We were there for New Years Eve, when they had the prix fixe menu, so were expecting pretty high quality. It wasn't "send back to the kitchen" bad, just generally boring and unsatisfying--- nothing we couldn't have gotten at Applebee's. You pay for the view here, which is fine if that's the only thing that matters.
  15. JS

    JosephS

    Baltimore

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful place, food good, service great, total enjoyment.
  16. P

    Piccolo

    Baltimore

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I would love to thank Tiara (sp?!) and my male host for making sure my night with my daughter is a good one. They didn’t know it but she’s a new psychiatrist and she’s moving out because I told her she couldn’t move with debt. She said she’s ready so I treated her to dinner for Christmas. Thank you to your staff for making my last night with my daughter special. You guys Rock! Tiara (sp?) Thank you!
  17. KV

    KarenV

    Baltimore

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2019

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Our family (6 adults) went to the Watertable for Christmas dinner. No one was at the host/hostess stand. We had made our reservation online at Open Table which was clear and gave us periodic reminders. After we tracked down a waiter the manager came by and seated us - he was accommodating by putting together some tables to provide our group with a good view of the Inner Harbor. We ordered from the Xmas special 3 course menu and between us we had 2'of the 3 appetizers, all 3 entrees, and all 3 desserts. The crab chowder got high ratings - lots of crab and good flavor; harvest salad was fair. The entrees were another story. The meatloaf was strange in taste and texture and the accompanying gravy was the consistency of pudding. The crab cake was decent as were the lamb chops but once again a strange tasting dressing. The desserts were okay and. It was not what you'd expect at such a select restaurant. I kept hearing strange taste for many things. The service was poor - nice waitress bit seemed like she was overburdened as did the limited staff. Staff was nice but seemed overwhelmed. Our family had a nice time anyway - beautiful views and great setting. Unfortunately the parking is run by the city and cost the price of a meal! We wonder how this could be affordable! Merry Christmas!
  18. Y

    Yves

    Washington DC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Only here for 2 days and Watertable was not only the only place I could find with Vegan food made to order but it was all handmade and flavored to PERFECTION!!! Impossible Meatball appetizer with Marinara,Vegan Cheese and Salty Crackers OMG!!!!!! Amazingly Savoring, For my Entree I had the Impossible Burger with Fries and Garlic Broccoli. The burger was handmade seasoned to The heavens TASTED JUST LIKE MEAT! Toppings fresh and the burger was huge! Their seasoned fries were from the perfect potato. It was AMAZING!!! There aged Whiskey is also BAR NONE! That was last night before leaving today to go back home I may go there for lunch!!! Thank you Watertable for keeping Vegan food important and elegant!
  19. RK

    RonaldK

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 7, 2019

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Had dinner on a weekend, had no problem making reservations or getting a table. Thinking about it that should have been a signal in busy Baltimore Inner Harbor. We were greeted and seated right away, drink orders and appetizer taken. After that the service was very slow. The drinks we good, not great. I would say the same about the food. Crab cakes pretty average, and I felt the snapper dinner I had was a bit over cooked so too dry. There was lump crab with sauce on top but considering the dryness of the fish the flavor was too bland. And still the service, for a restaurant that was not busy to begin with was slow. We also tried the strawberry shortcake. It had strawberry "flavored" whipped cream and approximately 1 sliced berry alongside a dense pastry of some sort. It was sweet, but I though poorly designed and basically lacked berries. I would not return to this place because there are so many great places to go in the area.
  20. V

    Vationer

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2019

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Very pleasant and professional server (Tony), great job. Waited about 45 min for food, too long, while the place was 80% empty, no explanation given. Food was ok, reasonably good, no thrills, too much added oil to my taste in main dish (salmon) needed to read menu more carefully and ask server how it’s cooked to set the expectations.
  21. JV

    JavierV

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 30, 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Really nice restaurant! Food very delicious!!!!!!
  22. o

    otowncpl

    Orlando

    115 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    115 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2019

    overall3food4service2ambience4
    They were extremely busy and only had two servers. We had little attention and were never offered a second drink. Food was average.
  23. CB

    ChristineB

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 23, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and wine. Beautiful view and a great night with friends.
  24. SD

    SDC21

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 20, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ambiance, view, food and Server Ariana were all fantastic. Looking forward to going back again.
  25. j

    jennybmore

    Baltimore

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2019

    overall3food4service4ambience2
    there was no music in the dining area, which did not improve the lack off ambience considering the general floorplan of this hotel restaurant that very much feels like a hotel resturant. but, the view is lovely, and the food was very good. the staff was nice,
  26. M

    March

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 16, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great view and good food. Service was excellent as well!
  27. AS

    AnneS

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on November 10, 2019

    overall5food4service4ambience5
    View was amazing and manger arranged seating very appropriately! I loved the experience. Would 100% recommend!
  28. B

    Bela

    Savannah

    26 reviews

    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2019

    overall4food3service2ambience3
    Recommend verifying that the restaurant has adequate staff for the time of the reservation! Very disappointed that although we had a 6 PM reservation, there was no hostess, and only one wait staff who was unable to handle the 6 tables that came in. The food was adequate, however, not spectacular.
  29. JM

    JenM

    Washington DC

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 9, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    It was convenient since staying in the hotel. Staff was pleasant; however, not very experienced in service. View was very nice overlooking the harbor. Food was delicious and presentation very nice. The biggest downer for me was that it was absolutely freezing and made it unenjoyable to eat. Asked the manager if the heat could be put on and she said “unfortunately, no. Sorry.” I believed that it had something to do with the location of the restaurant and not being able to adjust or turn on the heat yet - not good.
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 3, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience2
    Very pretty view out the window but the overhead lights above the tables were SO very bright (seemed to u dimmable LEDs (?) because they were so bright but the very kind server said she asked and tried to have them dimmed but that if they were dimmed any more they would have to be “out”). This made me feel like I was inside a display case it was that bright! This is why I ranked the ambience rather low, which is too bad cause it has had a great view. The server was wonderful and obviously ver earnest and happy to help, but she seemed to be the only server die the whole restaurant and so there was quite a wait to ask for things or receive them. The food and drinks where very good. And it was convenient of course for us, staying with friends at the Marriott where it is located.
  31. D

    Danp

    Philadelphia

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Got a great seat overlooking Inner Harbor. Got the Fried Chicken and Waffles. Highly recommended. Goes great with the selection of jams on the table. Would definitely be willing to eat here again!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 22, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was amazing and the staff was friendly and attentive. Brandon is a rock star! Food was great and we all enjoyed ourselves. I definitely recommend!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    88 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    88 reviews

    Dined on September 7, 2019

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    Revamp the menu!!!! Great view crappy food! Server was sweet she tried but if you’ve got nothing to work with you can’t do much!
  34. BN

    BurgerNinja

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything. Fantastic. Crab cake phenomenal
  35. JW

    JoshuaW

    Baltimore

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hosted a business meeting there. Excellent service, nice ambiance, great view.
  36. AS

    AnnShoe

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 3, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place to take out of town visitors. Good food, friendly service, great value for price and great views! A hidden gem!
  37. PL

    PhillyLover

    Baltimore

    42 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on July 26, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    The food was fine and it is a pretty location looking out over the harbor but very overpriced for what we had.
  38. DC

    DeeCee

    Chicago

    70 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    70 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great view, good service and food.
  39. F

    Foodie1313

    Baltimore

    8 reviews

    1.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2019

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    Went on 4th of July to celebrate our Anniversary. Food was bland except for the dessert. You could see the fireworks from the window that was beautiful. I would go back for drinks, dessert, and the fireworks. I will never return for a meal though. PS: don’t go with dressy attire, jeans and a t-shirt should be fine.
  40. DD

    DDiselinlocal

    New York Area

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on July 4, 2019

    overall3food2service4ambience4
    Limited menu on 4th July.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Watertable is rated 3.8 stars by 489 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Google Map for Watertable

202 East Pratt Street, Located @ 5th Floor of the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, MD 21202

Additional information

  • Cross street

    South Street

  • Neighborhood

    Inner Harbor

  • Hours of operation

    Breakfast Mon–Fri 6:30 am–11:00 am Sat, Sun 6:30 am–1:00 pm Lunch Daily 11:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Daily 6:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    None

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    David Cutos

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

  • Phone number

    (410) 685-8439

  • Private party facilities

    Versatile spaces, harbor views, and crowd-pleasing menus created from fresh, seasonal ingredients are just a few of the attributes that make any gathering at Watertable a memorable event. Whether it's an intimate dinner or for functions with up to 50 guests, we make event planning easy.

  • Private party contact

    Brandon Ortiz: (443) 721-0907

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