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B&O American Brasserie

2 N. Charles St. (Baltimore St.) Send to Phone
443-692-6172 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Inspired by the golden age of rail travel, this polished hotel restaurant offers upscale, eco-friendly American fare with international grace notes.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Bar open late, light fare and entreés available

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B&O American Brasserie, Baltimore, MD

B&O American Brasserie Restaurant Review

: Named for the legendary Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) railway line, and located in said railway’s landmark Beaux-Arts headquarters, the B&O American Brasserie looks just as it should: masculine and understatedly sophisticated. Think faux-crocodile walls, rich burgundy accents, and design elements based on vintage dining cars and Golden Age railway terminals. You may even luck into a train-oriented film showing on the big-screen TV. There’s more than atmosphere and nostalgia on tap, though; the upscale comfort menu utilizes eco-friendly ingredients sourced from local produce markets and boutique-scale farms. Executive chef Scott Hines’ dishes are homey, yet creative. Signature choices include gin braised lamb ribs with apricot yogurt and pea salad; ancho BBQ sweetbreads; and cast iron crab cake with mustard greens, artichoke and bomba calabrese. Sharable small plates, charcuterie and flatbread pizzas are also part of the mix. Potables are a big deal; bartender Brendan Dorr is a top Baltimore mixologist.


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