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Rusty Scupper

402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
+1 410-727-3678
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (155 reviews)
“seafood” (230 reviews)
“crab cakes” (300 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Balti, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The view from Rusty Scupper is nice from all areas. The food is decent, and even though the waiter forgot to ever refill my water, it was an OK meal.

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Rusty scupper was our choice for lunch. Started with tuna tartar which was excellent. The cream crab soup was next. Also very thick and creamy. Rich enough to be a meal on its own. Salad was just enough vinegarett dressing. The bread for the table...More

Thank np1953
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The view is beautiful, but this is an overpriced tourist trap. My dinner started with a signature martini, which was warm. The oysters were good, but the lobster mac and cheese and other dishes were just ok. For the price, it’s not worth it.

Thank LKC228
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I am a brunch fan, and try to find the best whenever I can. I finally hit the Rusty Scupper, and this is it. The view of the Inner Harbor is a terrific backdrop to any meal. The brunch starts with fresh shucked oysters on...More

Thank CharlesFinley
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Baltimore over the weekend. We ate at this restaurant. The food was fabulous. I had a chopped salad with blackened chicken and shrimp. My husband had a salmon BLT. Everything was good including the view. This is definitely a...More

Thank Antoinette R
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Love this place. get there early like 5:30 and avoid the crowd and get more service attention. But the calamari has changed and not for the better. Martini's are excellent and a full glass like I like, try the Sidecar martini. Soups the best and...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This was our first meal after arriving in Baltimore and we enjoyed the view, the food, and the service. Very excellent all around. Very friendly server who also gave us some tourist advice. The crabcake was expensive. 20 bucks for one but filled with lump...More

Thank 924lesaw
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times over the years. This is high end restaurant and prices reflect it. But is well worth it. Celebrated daughters graduation and service was perfect. Food was as expected great !! Had surf and turf and crab cakes are as touted.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Monday with 5 colleagues attending a conference. I think this Is somewhat a tourist trap and it is pricey but I have to say the food and service was top notch. The Chilean sea bass special was crispy on outside and flaky...More

Thank christie t
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Had not been for years. The soup was great & The crab cakes were very good. It was a group event so we had a limited menu, but I would recommend to anyone. WE had a great view from out table.

Thank Steinbrenner
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Jean G
23 April 2017|
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Response from Viking49BV | Reviewed this property |
Please see my 'Anything but the chicken" post
16 October 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
yes. the taxi stop is right next to the restaurant.
Ella P
13 October 2016|
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Response from mdtravelbaltimore | Reviewed this property |
Probably a 20 minute walk -- down Light Street, around the Inner Harbor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
  • Public Transportation: Water Taxi Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-727-3678
  • E-mail
When in Baltimore enjoy the city's freshest seafood along with Inner Harbor's best view. The Rusty Scupper offers a tempting array of local seafood specialties from Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes to pan-seared Rockfish with Lobster. You can also enjoy classic dishes such as Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Atlantic Salmon, all served in a spectacular waterfront setting.
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