Valentino's Restaurant

4.4
69 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Offering complete in house services as well as a wide range of carry out and catering. Our objective is to please. We invite you to let us know if there is anymore that we can do to achieve that aim.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday (7:00 am - 5:00 am)
Friday & Saturday Open 24 Hours
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Phone number
(410) 254-4700
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
Let us cater your next special event or office party! With twenty-five years of experience Valentino’s offers many catering options. One of our professionally trained culinary planners will be happy to assist from beginning to end in making your next get-together a memorable one.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Corner of East Northern Parkway
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Parking details
Valentino's offers two privately-owned parking lots for all patrons. Lots are adjacent to the restaurant and easily accessed from Harford Road and East Northern Parkway.
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Special events & promotions
!!! We Cater At Your Place or Our's !!!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 69 People Are Saying
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OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant was clean, staff was extremely helpful and courteous. The food was hot and well flavored.

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AS
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

The experience was not bad, however, there was a lot that was left to be desired. There was one embarrassing moment for my mom. When being seated at a booth, per her request, the waiter or host, or whoever it was that sat us kept picking tables where there wasn't enough room for her to sit down. The third table is the one we personally selected. We didn't make a big deal about it, but it really upset her.

The breadsticks were nice. My mom got a shrimp club sandwich with bacon, and felt like it was bland. I got the Granchio Verde. It looked very pretty and was a nice light dish but it did seem like it was missing something flavorwise. My dad got some kind of open face pot roast sandwich I think? He really enjoyed his food.

Overall, it wasn't a bad experience but with my mom having a not so great experience it kind of put a damper on the night and my birthday. Completely willing to give it another go and try other stuff on the menu. Aside from the whole table thing, our service was really great. Someone was always checking how we were doing and how we were on our drinks.

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MS
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We met here after an organizer's workshop. Food was great - fresh and natural, with huge portion sizes. Servers were on point. Would definitely eat here again.

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JT
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great place if you are looking for Italian. The service is outstanding.

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JT
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

I love the quietness of the restaurant. Our waiter gave excellent suggestions on sides to compliment our main entrée. Very friendly.

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TS
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service my 2nd time dining here, keep up the excellent customer service. Thank u

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 1ambience 5

Everything was great except the service waiter was horrible he took our order after bringing it he never came back only to bring the bill he never asked if we wanted any dessert my wife did want some cheesecake but she said just forget it. I said sir she would like another sangria and I would like another tea he said no prob that to took him 15 min .our waiter was the older black man who has a leg problem ..

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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed our evening very much, and the service was great.

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OT
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

We came for restaurant week and was in total awe of the quality of the food for the type of establishment. Definitely would return and definitely would recommend! A nice little hidden gem

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TT
Baltimore
23 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed our food. The crab soup was delish!

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It was my Birthday and I loved the service. My food was excellent and and it was enjoyable.

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f
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had a lovely garden salad, paired with pasta with spinach, mushrooms, and jumbo lump crab, plus German chocolate cake and a glass of wine. It was delicious and a great way to begin New Year's Eve.

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RL
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Food quality and quantity were good.
Stay away from the Apple Cobbler.
Pecan Pie was excellent.
Service was Very Good.
Ambience was a little noisy due to XM from ceiling speakers.
Open 24 Hours. Reservation not necessary.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Valentino's is a 24 hour diner in the city with high prices for mediocre food and service.

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JF
Baltimore
31 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our first time and we would definitely return. It is a unique, neighborhood restaurant. VERY BIG but not overwhelming menu. Impossible to not find several items you would like. The food was excellent and the pricing was very fair. We each also received a complimentary light palette cleansing fruit plate after dinner. If you are dining anywhere near Harford Rd. inside the beltway, give Valentino's Restaurant a visit.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice cozy place for a myriad of occassions. Suitable for both daytime and nighttime get togethers/outings.

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MT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

We chose Valentinos as a last minute Mother's Day Lunch choice for a group of 6. I have been there twice and remember the food to be tasty- well cooked and seasoned well. This time the food seemed over cooked and not well seasoned. Everyone needed to add salt and pepper. We arrived 15 minutes early which seemed to throw the staff off a bit. Once we were seated the tables the were severely uneven and took some time for the staff to fix. Food arrived quickly but was mediocre.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Today was my fiancé birthday and I brought him here to experience the results of a google search for "the best meatloaf in Baltimore." He did in fact enjoy the meatloaf and enjoyed the Seafood Alfredo. The food was absolutely delicious. They sang him happy birthday with the cake of his choice. All in all we had a great time

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JJ
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was our first time there as a family. The staff was nice and very attentive. The man who brought the desert even sang for my son's birthday, by name, most restaurants don't ask for the name, it was a nice touch..

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OT
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Have eaten here a few times. Food fairly good but service has been good and bad. If you are local, do take away. Can be good for large groups.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Chris was so hospitable and phenomenal. Really made my mom's birthday special. Patient, informative, just outstanding.

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JL
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My mother and I enjoyed our Christmas Evening meal at Valentino's Restaurant. Rishu, our server, was very friendly and polite. Rishu made frequent visits to our table to make certain that our meal was enjoyable. My mother and I hope to return to Valentino's very soon, perhaps on New Year's Day. Thank you again, Valentino's Restaurant.

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OT
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2016
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was great to find a place opened on Christmas day, and it was really good, they had some holidays specials and the service was good as well.

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JS
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Veal Marsala was excellent. Waiter was very efficient.

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DK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waitress was outstanding and very friendly. Very responsive. My hubbany enjoyed his father day brunch after going to church.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The food and were great. The was underwhelming. Servers front or unseen and were not very attentive guests. If needed I needed anything, had to get up go to the server. Given not crowded, the servers could have checked on the guests more.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Our waitress was really good and attentive but the food wasn't. My crab cake was on the dry side, not much lump meat. Don't like crispy fries. Prefer regular fries or steak fries. Cole slaw lacking flavor.
Doubt that I will be back.

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AT
Baltimore
46 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2015
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I can't say enough about this restaurant!

I thought I had booked a table for a late dinner on New Year's Eve, but I realized when we arrived that I booked for that morning. I had made a huge mistake on the time. When we arrived the line was out the door. I was not expecting to be seated but the restaurant did accommodate me after I explained my booking mistake to the GM Paul. Valentino's did not have an empty seat in the house and still everything went smoothly and professionally.. The filet mignon was seasoned and cooked perfectly. My wife's seafood Maryland was also amazing (I know because I had her leftovers for lunch the next day).

Bravo Valentino's! Bravo!

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j
Orlando
14 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2015
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Went there based on the Xmas menu on their website as well as reading several positive reviews....were told upon arrival and mentioning that the $31 Fillet was not on the menu...the waiter was unable to explain so a manager came over and gave me some poor excuse..so we all ordered something else....35 min. later the same manager came back and informed me that the Breaded Scallops had run out and now I had to pick something else..our food finally came and things got worse...my sons steak had a taste like it was old and my wifes Turkey Croquettes were so bad even I couldn't eat them...have no idea what spices were used but I can assure you after having eaten both Chicken and Turkey versions of the dish..I have never been unable to eat the dish....now as to the "Broiled" Scallops I settled for they were luke warm and in my opinion were undercooked a bit....after making my utter disappointment with things very clear they did remove the charge for the Scallops...we drove 40 miles on Xmas day looking forwards to a nice Filet Mignon dinner and instead ended up with a meal no better than we could have gotten at a place like Dennys....BAH HUMBUG!!!!

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J
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2015
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Valentino's is an excellent choice for any meal. The stuffed mushrooms imperial were scrumptious. My husband raved about his ravioli. They made the basic hamburger and fries special, especially those fries. Yummy!

The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. Service is prompt and pleasant. We felt a generous tip was warranted. We've always had good experiences here.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 26, 2015
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great food,service, atmosphere,selection.Exceptional price for turkey dinner/ included entree,2veg,salad,soup, and Delicious choice of desserts. $15.00.Would have paid double.Felt like being in a Manhattan restaurant in Forties. Big semi-private booth. Expected to hear Charles Boyer or Humphrey Bogart talking in the next booth.

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AT
Baltimore
46 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2015
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We will be back again and again. Real consistent familiar fare from a neighborhood spot that has been serving Baltimore/Parkville over 25years. The homemade breadsticks w marinara always hits the post! And then comes the meal... We've had a few pasta dishes in the past but tonite we had jumbo lump crab cakes!! Wow!

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TH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2014
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THE SERVICE IS PHENOMENAL. THE FOOD IS SUPERB. WE FELT LIKE CELEBRITIES ON ONE OF THE REALITY TV SHOWS WHEREAS IT FELT LIKE WE WERE THE ONLY CUSTOMERS IN THE RESTAURANT. OUR WAITER ALI WAS THE ABSOLUTE BEST. THE MANAGER ROBERT HELP TO MAKE OUR EXPERIENCE REWARDING. IF YOU WANT MADE TO ORDER ITALIAN AND SEAFOOD ENTREE'S THAT ARE 1000% DELICIOUS YOU MUST DINE WITH VALENTINO'S

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AT
Baltimore
46 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2014
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's always a delight dining here. Besides the regular menu Valentino's has about 20 salad and entrees specials that change weekly. Also you can enjoy $6 cocktail as we did during happy-hour!

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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2014
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Valentinos wonderful food and service. I love going there for special occasions. I also love there reservations

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MW
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2014
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

We reserved through this site, but they didn't recognize it when we got in. The manager came over and talked to us, and found out we did have a table reserved. He accommodated us with a nicer table. Our waiter was very polite, timely, and visited us frequently, but was very awkward. Overall, they put a lot of effort in, but could work on organization.

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m
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2014
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Good food. Valentine special - good deal!Special

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OT
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2014
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Took my girlfriend there for Valentines day and the food was good. The kitchen messed up the order and the server forgot to ask what type of potato and vegetable I wanted but I didn't mind. Since I work in a restaurant I understand sometimes kitchens can be backed up. Overall I would return but not on any special occasion.

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c
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2014
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Have eaten here before but they are taking it to a new level. Food was outstanding.

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J
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2013
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We were looking for something totally different to do this Christmas and selected dinner out at Valentino's with a few close family members rather than cooking the traditional Christmas dinner for everyone. Never having dined out on Christmas day we were not sure what to expect. They treated us like royalty. The food was excellent and the service was first class. I'm sure it was difficult for the servers to have to work on Christmas day, but you never would have known it. I would definitely come back again! This is definitely a restaurant to consider for a special occasion.

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