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1307 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5704
+1 410-468-0002
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I gave XS 3 stars because they have solid sushi, however they also allow their servers to add on automatic gratuity to the bill. This seems really tacky, and at the very least they should let customers know this. Apparently it is at the discretion of the server when a bill total is over a certain amount. I think it... More 

Thank LeslieAnne7
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I had Pad Thai and a fruit tart, none of them were fresh. Fruit tart was from 1-2 days old. Service was ok

Thank nika d
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went for lunch. After we ordered, a very strong smell of burning inundated our table on the second-floor mezzanine. The smell was indicative of burnt panini. More on that later! I ordered miso soup and a salmon/avocado maki: the soup was not hot enough, the maki was very good. However, the miniscule portion of wasabi provided was inadequate, even... More 

1 Thank Fiona G
Baltimore, Maryland
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If u have soft shell crab on ur menu, please make sure it's fresh or freshly prepared. The sandwich looked beautiful - large slice of Maryland tomato and the crust on the soft shell looked fine BUT it tasted old and fishy - not a good combination. Sent it back bc I did not want to get sick - the... More 

Thank maxie21208
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This place is really nice, pretty server, I went up on the third floor where the bar was and ordered a breakfast seafood omlette, WOW, it was full of crab and shrimp, I'll go back again.

Thank Timothy D
Ellicott City, Maryland
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236 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

A gift card brought me here for this first visit. My sushi was very good, all fresh ingredients. It is an interesting space; very narrow, 3 stories. Sushi is the menu headliner, but there are other options. I received excellent service from my waitress and would return.

Thank William J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

The worst place to eat, the service was horrible and the manager Brad B. Was even worse. The food was mediocre, there was no flavor to the chicken Teriyaki, the food was cold, there were no utensils on the table, we did not receive condiments, and my order was incorrect. To make it worse the manager Brad refused to waive... More 

1 Thank Nisha P
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

My friends and I have been going to XS for years now. We found it by accident one night after seeing a movie at the Charles. Not only do I believe it is the best sushi restaurant in Baltimore, I think it is *the* best restaurant in Baltimore. XS has a wide ranging menu, offering notonly sushi, but also Thai... More 

Thank Andrew H
Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I've never been to XS before, but I've heard many good things about them. Me and some friend's went very recently to celebrate a bridal shower. I didn't know whatvto expect, because as another reviewer said, it looked small on the outside. Walking in changed everything. The architecture was amazing. I was pleased with that part. Our waitresses were sweethearts... More 

Thank TheLovliestTear
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

I love XS! It is like a hidden jewel in Baltimore. I love their breakfast. The french toasts are big and full of flavor. I went recently and my friend wanted her waffle to be cooked very well done. They did not get it correct the first time but the waitress made sure to get it just as she wanted... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1307 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201-5704
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mount Vernon
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 410-468-0002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?