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Germano's Piattini

) #108 of 1,671 Restaurants in Baltimore $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
300 S High St, Little Italy, Baltimore, MD 21202-4333
+1 410-752-4515
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“meat ravioli” (11 reviews)
“polpette” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
300 S High St, Little Italy, Baltimore, MD 21202-4333
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I dined at Germano's while attending a jazz show. Very intimate setting (meaning the space is small where the performances are held). The food was tasty but service was slow. Although, we found out at the end of the performance that our waiter was new...More

Thank HotelStayMatters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for live music and found this place was having a cabaret type event which apparently they do most nights during the summer. $15 ticket for cabaret and regular menu available. Performers were first class. Some great talent there. Pear salad was quite nice,...More

Thank Freshisbest
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stopped in for a business lunch in Little Italy. Germano's was suggested , so gave it a try. Food was excellent! Try the soup and the lasagna for the lunch specials. both very good. Totti provided excellent service and suggested some dishes that the three...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We are new to the area and went out exploring Baltimore. We stumbled upon this place while walking around little Italy. We made reservations for the next night. When we arrived Donald remembered us from the day before and greeted us. Our server Tim was...More

Thank Golgo8
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Decided to do something different for Valentines and went to see Bob Hallock perform at Germanos. Got seated and were ignored by the wait staff for a while. When our waiter came he stated he will be right back with water and bread. Ten minutes...More

Thank Masoodclan
LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

We are glad you enjoyed the show and the food. I remember you since you declined to complete the comment cards which provide us with an opportunity to see where we need to improve. We also use the cards as entries for a giveaway of...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stopped here for lunch on a whim and were very impressed with the waiter and the food. He was very knowledgeable and guided us in the right direction in terms of portions and recommendations, and everything was fantastic: the octopus over faro, the brussel...More

Thank Cheenius
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I was visiting Baltimore with a group for a convention and was given the task of finding a place to eat. Most of the restaurants I had been to before were booked so the concierge recommended Germano's. I think they were having some difficulties the...More

Thank Jeffrey M
LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

Thank you for your considerate feedback. We did have a problem with our computer that night that affected the timing of our kitchen and timing is critical to the delivery of our food to the table since it is all prepared fresh to the order....More

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The manager, James our waiter, and the food were outstanding. However, the owner reneged on his promise to provide transportation from our hotel to and from the restaurant. He went so far as to comment that both our hotel concierge and myself were confused. Confused...More

Thank William F
LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2017

We are sorry for the miscommunication. Germano is happy to provide complimentary transportation whenever feasible but when traffic is gridlocked on some days and we are busy, as was the case when you dined with us, he cannot leave the restaurant. At some point between...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

How could I pass up the "Thyme for Love"...Tito's vodka, raspberries, lime juice, fresh thyme, peach bitters. And that's how our delicious late night dinner started last night. And it just kept getting better. Here are highlights: Tender gnocchi with a light gorgonzola cream sauce....More

2  Thank AnnaInGreenValleyAZ
Reviewed 13 October 2016

LOVE this place. OMG the beet ravioli are like heaven on earth. It is my absolute favorite restaurant in Baltimore!!

1  Thank Steffie J
LatteF, Owner at Germano's Piattini, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2016

So glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Germano's!

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salami13
How many stairs lead to the upstairs dining room used for special occasions?
22 January 2015|
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Response from LatteF | Property representative |
One staircase of 17 stairs.
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salami13
Is there a private dining room upstairs that seats about 50 people and if so,is there a wheelchair accessible rest room up there as well?
22 January 2015|
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Response from LatteF | Property representative |
There are two private dining rooms upstairs: the Newly renovated Tuscan Room seats 45-50 and the Cabaret Room seats 80-90. The bathrooms upstairs are not wheelchair accessible. Our downstairs dining room, the Barn Room... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 S High St, Little Italy, Baltimore, MD 21202-4333
    (Fawn Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-752-4515
  • E-mail
Description
Germano Fabiani has sparked a renaissance in Little Italy with his newest venture, Germano's PIATTINI (small plates), a contemporary Italian kitchen and bar and upstairs cabaret, with a small plates and paired brews menu that excites the palate and offers something for every taste. Germano has turned the 200 year old establishment into a "terzo", a home away from home and work. Our scrumptious menu—try the Tartufo Bianco (white truffle pizza), Carciofi Fritti (Prosecco battered fried long stem artichokes) and Polpette Kobe (Kobe beef meatballs)-- is allergy aware (we are a nut-free facility) and includes vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options...full bar and wine list and wines by the glass (3 oz. & 6 oz.), beers by the bottle and a selection of draft IPA’s, stouts, ales/pils, seasonals /wheats and imports on rotation, creative cocktails, and our continued commitment to bring you an outstanding lineup of cabaret--jazz, opera, urban folk, bluegrass, theater, Broadway and more—

In the upstairs Cabaret, in speakeasy style, Germano's PIATTINI offers “dinner and a show,”featuring jazz, bluegrass, opera, indie music, theater and, of course, cabaret. The Cabaret opens at 6pm for pre-show dining. Performances begin at 7:30pm unless otherwise indicated. Inquire about cover charge. Performances are for dining patrons only. Please note that while dinner reservations can be made over the phone or online, you are only guaranteed a seat in the Cabaret upon the purchase of your ticket. Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the venue.

The Gastropub seats 40 among high-top tables and bar. Renovations include original brick façade and terrazzo brass-inlaid floor. The stunning bar, charcuterie station and tables are constructed of repurposed barnwood with wrought iron hinges and are glass topped with copper fittings. A hand-carved Amish ladder floats above the bar, converted for bar utility.

The Barn Room is located on the first level and seats 22 with the focal point a vintage hand-turned spindled marble Chef’s Table. The walls and floor are made of repurposed wood from a red Amish barn and are complemented by hand painted murals.

The Tuscan Room seats 50, with exposed brick walls and original Tuscan frescoes; uncurtained windows welcome the pageantry of Little Italy.

The Cabaret seats 90 and is outfitted with an in-tune Yamaha G-1 baby grand and sound system.

Vintage posters and artwork from the owner’s personal collection adorn the walls of the restaurant.

Germano's PIATTINI's Private Dining Team works diligently with event managers to craft memorable on-premises dining experiences for clients and their guests. For more information about special seasonal menus and suggested wine and beer pairings, contact the venue.

Germano's PIATTINI has earned a reputation for creating unique and delicious dining experiences. For a full listing of the venue's culinary, performance and visual arts events, visit the website.
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