Housed in a renovated 1870s foundry nestled in historic Clipper Mill, Woodberry Kitchen offers a warm, rustic setting featuring an open kitchen and patio seating during the summer season. Owners Spike and Amy Gjerde are committed to providing our guests with exceptional service and fare, earning Woodberry Kitchen recognition by Bon Appetit, The New York Times, and Gourmet. Come join us, whether for a snack along with local wine or beer at the bar; an impromptu supper with friends; or a private celebratory feast in one of our dining rooms.
Monday-Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday Evening 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday Evening 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday Brunch 10:00am - 2:00pm
We go to Woodberry every year for my wife’s birthday. We always have fun, but the waitress seemed to ignore us. Long times between engaging us, empty drink and no offer for another, after we ate it was a long te before we had a chance to get the check. Good experience and I don’t hold a bad staff experience against such a great place. Our food and drinks were delicious!
I really enjoyed my evening! Food was delish and very creative. Ambiance was great and the building was very hip and chic. However, the server Frances, was a little too sociable. Unfortunately, he was very sociable with friends at another table and he even introduced a waitress who was his girlfriend......hmmm! Which was o.k but he kept us waiting in between requests and those requests given several times. He did well suggesting items on the menu and giving us detailed description of those items!!!!!!! We were impressed and we will return!!!!
The creative, farm-to-table food was delicious with something available to whet any appetite. Great service and ambiance. Definitely a winner!
This was our 4th time and we have always enjoyed before. The service was awful. One waiter delivering the wrong food couldn’t even tell us what it was!! It wasn’t even crowded. The drinks took about 15 minutes to get to us. Luckily we were happy celebrating a birthday or else I think we would have walked out!
Absolutely amazing! Everything! You can't go wrong.
I love Woodberry Kitchen, the entire experience is typically well thought out and planned with precision. The service is typically top notch and everyone is so knowledgeable on the food, where it comes from and you can tell the passion they have, every detail is meticulously developed with love. I was excited to finally share this experience with friends and co-workers as we love food and are in this business as well. Unfortunately, we experienced the worst service today. They forgot multiple things we ordered and took 40 minutes to get just a beverage. No apologies, just excuses. When the waiter says that’s my bad when you asked when an item you ordered was going to arrive as he never placed the order and the barista or who ever drops the coffee stated that everyone wants coffee when dropping off your coffee that took 40 minutes, how do you respond? Then, you have to hunt down your waiter or just someone for the check because clearly you are not important enough for the waiter to come back. Two hours later we were out the door with little to desire other than the only thing on point today and that was the food. At least that didn’t disappoint.
This is a review for brunch. The food took so long for them to cook/come out, and we ordered a simple brunch meal. It really made it quite painful to wait so long, and while everything is fresh/local/seasonal, I wasn't wowed by our meal. I wanted to enjoy it more!
Excellent food and service as always. Thanks for the birthday dessert for my friend.
Went for Sunday brunch. Very nice ambiance and location. The service was not great. We were seated and the waiter greeted us but then took about 10 minutes to get our drink orders. Then it took about another 10-15 minutes to get our food order in. It took about 45 minutes to actually get our food. The waiter never acknowledged how long everything was taking. People that were seated after us had already received their meals, which was frustrating. I liked my food, but my partner's was over cooked and had sat out for some time (it was lukewarm). I was disappointed but would try again for dinner given the recommendations I'd received from friends.
beautiful restaurant; knowledgeable, attentive, and kind staff; delicious food
Service was great like always. My wife loves it here. We both had the strip steak and it was delicious. The temperature was right on. Drinks were good also. Many gin cocktails which I love. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to all friends and family.
Crab cakes, steaks, chicken, vegetables all delicious! A little pricy, but quality food and attentive service. Thoroughly enjoyable evening!
I have been wanting to try Woodberry Kitchen ever since I saw Duff Goldman, on "The Best Thing I Ever Ate - Sugar Rush". It took us a while to get there as that episode was aired years ago.
The place was hoppin', every table was occupied. We were seated upstairs. The tables are very close together, I am sure this is out of necessity. If you want a cozy intimate dinner w/your honey, to talk over your life, you may wish to go elsewhere, as you will make friends with your neighbors quickly. :) The service was very good. Our server was very busy but seemed to keep up well. Very knowledgeable and friendly.
We started w/the chicken liver spread and we thought it was delectable! I especially liked the well done toast that accompanied the liver. For our entrees my husband had the chicken and biscuit in the cast iron pan. The chicken was tender and moist. It is so easy to dry out chicken I usually won't order chicken when out, but my hubby has no such reservations and was happy with his chicken. I had the steak and au gratin potatoes with a side of braised greens. I can only say AMAZING. The steak was perfectly cooked, and I am a pain when it comes to ordering steak, medium rare, but more on the rare side, but not actually rare. OMG it was delish, seasoned so well and very flavorful! Kudos to the chef! The potatoes were cheesy, hot and creamy. The braised greens were such a good addition to the meal I have no words.
I was really looking forward to the CMP for dessert as that I what drew me to Woodberry in the first place. It was good, but they have changed the prep since the Duff episode, there's no longer the sheet of sugar glass on top to "crack" I was really looking forward to that, as I am a huge creme brulee fan and the best part of that is usually the "cracking of the sugar" I think the next time I will try one of the other glorious dessert options. Woodberry's food, service and atmosphere are all well worth the trip. Bravo to them.
A family meal: we really liked the flatbreads, though the chicken enchilada was too spicy for our taste. The crab rigatoni was a bit too chewy. We always like the fact that the food is locally sourced. People eating outside seemed to be having fun.
First: the food is absolutely awesome; fresh, inventive, perfectly balanced. Every morsel a delight.
Second: ambience.... if you are looking for vibrant and a fresh place, this place is energetic, fun, farm-to-table. If you are looking for a quiet place for a romantic date with plush carpets and privacy, forget it.
Foodies delight, but the casual nature of the place may confuse you. Small tables with check-print napkins.
I'm from California. I have no idea what makes a great crab cake. I visited faidley's, and Maisy's. Both were wonderful and tasty representatives of visiting Baltimore.
Woodberry kitchen, blew us away! Differences? Everyone had their strengths but the balance and the fact that it was baked in a wood fire oven truly was masterful. It was crusty and moist. Excellent corn salad to compliment. I would demand that everyone visiting Baltimore to at least make one reservation here. Cheers!
Very good food, excellent service, and very helpful server. Food took a little to come out, but was certainly worth the wait! Extremely local and seasonal menu was extremely tasty.
We are from San Francisco and loved your restaurant. We’ll be back next year!
We’re huge fans of the restaurant. However our service was so off Thursday evening. Our waiter really struggled Forgotten food was the kitchens fault, he had to trash about drink orders because he couldn’t remember. We love visiting Woodbury when we visit Baltimore. Hope this was an anomaly.
Been coming here a long time and while some visits are better than others, they never disappoint. The menu has consolidated somewhat, but the quality and flavor of everything we ordered was exceptional. Can't wait to come back for our next visit!
I travel to Baltimore at least once a year and this is my sixth or seventh visit to Woodbury Kitchen. Every time I go it is amazing - from the atmosphere to the food, to service all top notch. I've tried many different things on the menu and all are good! Think farm to table cozy comfort food and you'll have a good image of what you get here.
A fabulous meal! We all ordered the crab cakes as our entree and agreed it was the best we’ve had. In Baltimore on business and hoping to make it back before we head back to San Francisco. It was that good!
Always love Woodberry, however was disappointing when my fish came out not cooked all the way through and then had to wait an additional 20 minutes to have it returned to me. At that time, my entire table had finished their meal.
Amazing food, impeccable service, and an overall delight! We always enjoy our experience here, which is why we keep coming back!
Our server, Morgan, was very helpful in choosing menu items for those of us with dietary restrictions. We appreciated the time he took checking with the chef for the appropriate ingredients.
Woodberry is on of the best restaurants I’ve ever been to. The food was outstanding and completely different than any menu out there. The building was way cool and they had a brick oven made out of some of the old bricks. The menu was not overly complicated. Definitely a must try for adults.
Went here for a one year anniversary dinner and the food was amazing! The crab pot appetizer was SO GOOD, the old fashioneds were delicious, and our entrees of Short Rib and Pan-Fried Chicken and Biscuit were delicious and the perfect rainy day meals. The dessert we chose - white peach pie and toasted oat ice cream- was just OK. Glad I finally got to try this restaurant out; had high expectations that were definitely met.
We love Woodberry Kitchen. The food is fantastic and there are new options every time we dine there.
The food was amazing the staff was helpful , happy and super chill
We were very disappointed with our experience at Woodberry. I haven't been there in a few years but I felt like the quality/quantity of the food has gone down. Once our waiter found out we weren't drinking, he didn't give us time of day. We saw the young lady filling our water more than our waiter. We sat around waiting for him for 20 minutes after we finished our meal. At that point, we were no longer interested in the dessert menu and just wanted to leave. I ordered the Rockfish and for $39 it was two very small pieces of fish. I order rockfish a lot when we dine and the quantity is usually better. Overall, we probably won't be returning.
Great birthday dinner!
I was completely unimpressed with Woodberry Kitchen. I had come here for dinner three years ago and had a great experience. After finishing brunch here with four friends, I won’t come back. The food was overpriced, arrived cold and in small portions. The drinks were similarly overpriced (14 for a small whiskey sour like drink). Many other better brunch options with locally sourced food—id skip this one.
Came here to celebrate a birthday. We waited over 30 minutes for our table, were the last of our reservation time (they had three parties for the same time) to be seated, and then the table they gave us was upstairs away from the ambiance. Our entrees were simple seafood and those took forever. By the end of the experience we cancelled the surprise dessert and left. Major bummer. Took the fun right out of the night.
Love Woodberry Kitchen!!!!! Great food and atmosphere. Great cocktails , too.
Unique menu with local sourcing. Always excellent service. Just a tad noisy, however....
I was the most disappointed with how much I spent there.
For example, I wanted a Jamison and Gingerale and the waiter recommended a whiskey since they don’t carry Jamison, I was shocked to find out that 2 of those drinks totaled $40.
There is some level of left hand not knowing what right hand is doing also. There was a delay in getting our dinners and they offered popcorn as a snack until our food was available. Which was charged to us.
Our waiter used so many adjectives that it came across pretentious.
I love the atmosphere, food was good. But the waiter and the prices will be the reason I don’t go back.
Excellent food and service!
The skillet cornbread was awesome. The meal portions are big and you don’t need a bunch of sides. The French toast and the pancakes were really good and flavorful.
It was a busy Friday dinner. Wait time before sitting was not too long after the reservation time. Waits for the food was quite long. And foods were not as good as I expected. On average steak, average bolognese, and average trout.
Outstanding food. Very idiosyncratic menu. Everything locally sourced. Plan on sharing, because everybody should get a taste.