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Bill Bateman's Bistro

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American, Bar, Pub
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7800 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204-7450
+1 410-296-2737
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Waterloo, Canada
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I struggle a little bit with my rating. We were looking for a sports bar to catch the game and Bill Bateman's bistro was one of a few in the area. We enjoyed the food we ordered - sliders, fried shrimp platter and nachos with guac. So 4 stars for the food. The service was friendly but also kinda sluggish... More 

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Thank WaterlooFrank
Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I've had the pleasure of dining -- and drinking -- at Bill Bateman's Bistro on several visits to Towson and have never left disappointed. The food is excellent, and the service is top-notch. Parking is never a problem with a lot close by -- which a sign that states it's for customers, not students of Towson University. (It reads: "Parking... More 

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Thank jmfey1952
Ithaca, New York
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268 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We tried the crab nachos, not quite what we expected, but excellent. There are different specials different evenings. Our waitress told us it was a wing buffett, but never told us the price, and stupidly I never asked. Later I realized what a great deal that would have been. We also got the crab dio and some other entrees. The... More 

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Thank Brian D
Oakton, Virginia
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202 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were playing in a lax tournament at Towson and needed a place to feed several players and parents that was close to the college. I called and told them we had a group coming and they had tables ready with pitchers of water. Service was good and food was good for a sports bar. No complaints.

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Thank Howard R
Milford DE
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128 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Visited on a college tour with family and friends. Some in our party had the crab pretzel, and wings which are favorites with the college crowd. I had the seafood quesadilla which was very good. Would definitely recommend. We also had the crab dip which was good also. Although others have noted the poor service, our waitress was very attentive.... More 

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Thank Sarah S
Edison
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

We were looking for a place to eat in Towson away from the center since parking and traffic were a problem there on a Saturday night. There is a place we ate at last time we drove through town, and it's an excellent restaurant, but the wait in that small place was a bit too long, and we actually wanted... More 

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Thank Irene P
Rosedale, Maryland, United States
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great dinner. Very good menu covering quite a wide selection of food. Shrimp and Sausage Mac n Cheese is great .Rest of party had ribs. Very good. Very quiet as college closed for holiday. Even when college in and place us busy and very loud food is great. Been their many times

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Thank Bob G
Grimsby, Canada
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Ate with a group of people here. Food is typical pub type food. Not horrible, not great. Watched the baseball game on the tv as we were eating. Ok place to have drinks and food with friends if you want a casual atmosphere.

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Thank ukydancer
Baltimore, Maryland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I love Pub food but I wouldn't waste a cent in this place again. The food tasted horrible. No one liked anything.

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Thank trixy004
Grimsby, Canada
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

Was here for dinner on a Thursday night with my daughter and some friends. I ordered a crab burger. It was decent but not great. Our waitress was very hands off, to the point that at one time all of us seated at the table asked if she had abandoned us. My daughter and I had a plane to catch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7800 York Rd, Baltimore, MD 21204-7450
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-296-2737

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?