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Thames Street Oyster House

) #3 of 1,671 Restaurants in Baltimore €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
+1 443-449-7726
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (317 reviews)
“oysters” (612 reviews)
“seafood salad” (65 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Was lucky enough to be able to eat at a high top table in the bar area on a Friday night at 5:00 pm when the kitchen was opening for the evening. Had calamari, lobster Mac and cheese, and soft-shell crab. The calamari and the...More

Thank Lynnette M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

They had great reviews so we went out of our way to go there. All reservations for this small place were booked but they said we should come at 4:30 to get a bar table and eat at 5:00. Great advice from the hostess! All...More

Thank dnadad
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I called last minute for dinner reservation but rather than just telling me they were book they gave me a suggestion to come early to get a seat at the bar and then we could order the full service meal at 5. Many other restaurants...More

Thank Mjk21love2travel
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place is worth the wait, but make reservations if possible. Oyster selection and descriptions are fantastic. Oysters described as tasting like cucumbers actually do taste like cucumbers! Such a great casual atmosphere and friendly staff. Indoor and outdoor seating. You can't go wrong with...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Fresh seafood and friendly staff here! No reservation, no problem~ come early enough and sit at the bar to eat. Loved the deviled eggs and lobster salad. Tried some Raw Bar seafood~ excellent shrimp & crab claws. My husband had the crab cake and loved...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My family and I decided to try Thames Street Oyster House on our last night in Baltimore and we had a fantastic experience! Our server was incredibly helpful and attentive, and the food was out of this world! We had the Lord Baltimore tower of...More

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This was the first place we visited for lunch. It is quite small & crowded but was a nice find. They have an "oyster" menu so that you can mix and try oysters from different regions (which was fun & interesting--- didn't realize there was...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Situated in an older row home, so make sure you get reservations. A little cramped because of this. Fabulous dress seafood, well presented and prep aired. Great service. So many chooses for fresh oysters, I liked the local ones the best, they were big and...More

Thank ladykay0202
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant and I make it a point to go there everytime I visit Baltimore!! It's always packed - reservations are a good idea, as the bar is often two/three deep. But worth the wait - drinks and food are outstanding!!!!

Thank haveshoeswilltravel2
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My fiance and I tried this place after reading other reviews and we weren't disappointed. He had the lobster roll and I had the crab cake sandwich (minus the bun), and I tried some of the raw bar options as well. To start, the raw...More

Thank hflint78
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13 March 2017|
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Response from shoreboyjames | Reviewed this property |
I did not have them, I STRONGLY recommend them. Got squeezed in by the oyster shucker. Not were you would want to sit with a date.
Sami L
Any food recommendations?
9 February 2017|
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Response from Robin S | Reviewed this property |
We had oyster poboys, did not disappoint. the people next to us had dinner kind of fish that came whole, standing.
Can you handle a group of 20 for dinner on a Friday night?
10 August 2016|
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Response from Caitlin G | Reviewed this property |
It seems kind of tight for a group that large...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231-3416
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Fells Point
  • Neighbourhood: Fells Point
  • Phone Number: +1 443-449-7726
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