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Sotto Sopra

405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
+1 410-625-0534
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (46 reviews)
“osso bucco” (16 reviews)
“salsiccia” (8 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had a bad meal. Service is excellent. Love the atmosphere. Best Italian food experience in downtown.

Thank Albert D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy to celebrate here. We were welcomed with a glass of bubbly to start our dinner- thank you! Appetizers of polenta, flatbread w prosciutto ( great suggestion by our waiter) sautéed octopus were great. Entrees of cioppino. Risotto w scallops, steak, spaghetti bolognese...More

Thank barbarabar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife for birthday dinner at her favorite restaurant. Ambience, food and service (thanks Katie) first class. Beet ravioli, risotto and lamb chops were spectacular as were all plates, deserts and drink. One of the most comfortably and tastefully designed dining places anywhere. A...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never had a bad meal or experience at Sotto Sopra. I've had both lunches and dinners and the food is always amazing and service is wonderful.

Thank Bmore103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for restaurant week and had heard some very good things about the place. As it was a Friday evening on restaurant week, the place was packed. We were able to squeeze in at the bar and have a drink...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow – we were wowed last night at Sotto Sopra – we had a reservation for 10 guests at 6:30 PM. We arrived a little early and one our tables was still occupied. Obviously, the guests were really enjoying themselves and did not want their...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Came here on a Saturday night. Our reservations were for 7pm, but we were not seated until closer to 7:25pm. They were full packed and the tables were just not moving. Once we were seated, our water glasses were filled and the waiter tried to...More

1  Thank MrsLyons0420
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch from the Restaurant Week menu - delicious and such great service from all staff. Known for the homemade pasta dishes. Adding $5 to set price of $15, for dessert (chocolate pot de creme to die for) is a must and...More

1  Thank Baltomania
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this wonderful establishment for 20 years. Absolutely first rate Northern Italian cuisine. Service excellent. If you are fond of risotto, polenta or veal among many choices then you must try this excellent restaurant.

1  Thank jnbell44
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had a reservation for 8 adults and one child (under the age of 2) for NYE at 6:30. Despite the child being a little rambunctious, the staff could not have been more accommodating and wonderful. The food was as spectacular as the staff. Our...More

1  Thank woodsidetravel
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Questions & Answers
José A
28 May 2016|
Response from Maggi713 | Reviewed this property |
No, I do not think so ,,,,,call the restaurant!
Dario V
2 May 2016|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
Go with open table, so easy
Don D
1 September 2015|
Response from Riccardo0904 | Property representative |
7 days a week however always better call the day you coming in case something happens. We call it off during really slow times when there is plenty parking on the street . It rarely happens but a couple times a year it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 N Charles St, Ste 1, Baltimore, MD 21201-4413
    (Mulberry and Franklin St.)
  • Public Transportation: Downtown Trolley - Free Circulator
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-625-0534
  • E-mail
Sotto Sopra is an Italian restaurant housed in a beautiful 19th century building just blocks north of Baltimore’s Harborplace on Charles Street. Sotto Sopra specializes in contemporary Italian cuisine adapting farm-to-table and incorporating regional specialties. We buy local whenever it is possible. The perfect risotto, handmade pastas, roasted meats, local seafood, and regional produce are here for your total enjoyment. Join us for our Power Lunch, featuring what's freshest and best in Italian cuisine. Two courses from our full lunch menu, $18. Sotto Sopra invites you to dine for lunch; Monday through Saturdays and dinner every evening. Eat.Drink.Sleep.Dream--Italian. Check out our monthly Opera Nights with live performances and multi-course dinner.
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