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Explorers Lounge

) #308 of 1,671 Restaurants in Baltimore €€ - €€€ American, ,
550 Light St, Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, MD 21202-6099
+1 410-234-0550
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (3 reviews)
“crab cakes” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
€€ - €€€
550 Light St, Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, MD 21202-6099
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Reviews (72)
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1 - 10 of 72 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the odd (and not cheap) offerings on the menu (why can't you just offer a burger??) I had the Baltimore Cobb Salad which was o.k.- lots of crabmeat. The lemon blueberry pound cake for dessert on the otherhand was terrific (but $10). Staff...More

Thank bigmac1550
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for Happy Hour one evening. Yummy, reasonably priced appetizers and drinks. The bartenders were friendly and engaging.

Thank kimberlygawatz
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Had lunch at 2:00 PM when we got in. We were the only ones in the place, took forever to get the kale salad and a flatbread pizza served. You'd think the chef had to come from home to cook. All fine and tasty. Breakfast...More

Thank Larysa B
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I wish I could leave a more positive review, but as other reviewers have pointed out, the service and ambience of the place is below what you would expect for a four-star hotel. I can understand waiting for table during peak times, but when I...More

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you ever stay at the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court and have a drink at the hotel bar, the bartender George is very fun and friendly to talk to. He gave us so many suggestion on cool places to eat and see!

Thank FokVun C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We ordered our food from Explorers from through room service and it was fantastic. My wife's burger was cooked perfectly, I had the crab cake Po'boy sandwich which was great too. No complaints here!

Thank TheConfusedHiker
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We ate a very expensive dinner and the service was slow and the food was cold. The service is slow and not very friendly. I do not recommend this restaurant or the hotel

Thank menner2016
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Bartenders must stay on top of there customers they walk away for long period of time and worried about counting there tip more than waiting on there customers. I have 11yrs as a bar owner these bartenders are very poor. Need a class on customer...More

Thank flylimo
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We had a ball here our first night. Everyone was taking and the bar staff were well trained and so friendly to all

Thank lyndajim2017
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It's your basic hotel restaurant for those times when you are too lazy to go outside. Breakfast is way too expensive for what you get.

Thank Alzor S
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Dress code? Is a jacket required? Can i get in even if i am not attending the hotel?
17 September 2015|
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Response from Mjolnir117 | Reviewed this property |
Jacket/tie not required; however, the crowd tended to dress business casual. You do not need to be staying in the hotel to dine in the Explorers Lounge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$75
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Light St, Harbor Court Hotel, Baltimore, MD 21202-6099
    (Lee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-234-0550
  • E-mail
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