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Rusty Scupper

402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
+1 410-727-3678
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (105 reviews)
“seafood” (192 reviews)
“crab cakes” (272 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant is a staple of the Baltimore Harbor, with great views at sunset. I ate items that have been previously recommended on Trip Advisor and am glad I did. You can't miss the creamy crab soup, even to get the cup. They serve beautiful...More

Thank cporter187
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My significant other enjoyed dining at the Rusty Scupper while on a trip to Baltimore. Excellent crab cakes and the view was perfect. Make reservations via Open Table and request a table with a view of the Inner Harbor. The service was as good as...More

Thank Joy J
Reviewed 3 days ago

During our visit, we actually went there twice. Great creamy crab soup, coconut shrimp, spinach salad. Beautiful water views. Good service. Make reservations if going for dinner. Has parking.

Thank Marisa H
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a great place on the water....Great food, great views and great service. Went to Rusty Scupper for their Happy Hour (4 to 7 Mon Thru Fri). Fantastic! Bar area a little small but we had two seats at the bar. Wow.....Maryland Crab soup, Oysters,...More

Thank Scrantongolfnut
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rusty Scupper is one the best places for top quality food. Twice in 5 days says how much we love it. The blackened sea bass is phenomenal.

Thank RJCrapps
Reviewed 5 days ago

I travel to Baltimore a few times a year for work and I decided to walk along the harbor a little further than I usually do to skip the chain restaurants & chain seafood places. You can take a water taxi over here but I...More

Thank Lem1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants in Baltimore harbor. Setting right on the water and not a bad seat in the house, they have a fantastic location and provide an excellent atmosphere for a family or business meal. They even make parking easy with their own...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Location has a nice inside window view of Harbor area. Seafood was a little pricey compared to others but you have to pay for the view. Food was really good. Server seemed new and inexperienced - never told us of specials and seemed confused on...More

Thank Carl A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the food and service here are very good and sauces/flavors very rich. So is the price tag! Everything was on time and cooked well. Service was excellent and most the food was tasty. But the sticker shock ~ contrasted with so many other fresh...More

Thank Birdsong859
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate dinner at the Rusty Scupper on a Tuesday evening and had a very enjoyable experience. It is right on the harbor so there was beautiful view of the water, and the food was very delicious! I highly recommend trying the seafood, especially the...More

Thank jpierro22
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jean G
I would like to know abt the lemon roasted chicken dinner..
24 April 2017|
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Response from Shamoon A | Reviewed this property |
I did not personally taste it, only do seafood, but someone at the table said it was perfect. Everything we had was excellent except the birthday chocolate cake. Hope u enjoy it!
Can you get to the restauran fby way of the water taxi?
16 October 2016|
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Response from David J | Reviewed this property |
yes. the taxi stop is right next to the restaurant.
Ella P
how far is it to Brookshire hotel? is it walking distance?
13 October 2016|
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Response from mdtravelbaltimore | Reviewed this property |
Probably a 20 minute walk -- down Light Street, around the Inner Harbor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 402 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230-3990
  • Public Transportation: Water Taxi Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-727-3678
  • E-mail
When in Baltimore enjoy the city's freshest seafood along with Inner Harbor's best view. The Rusty Scupper offers a tempting array of local seafood specialties from Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes to pan-seared Rockfish with Lobster. You can also enjoy classic dishes such as Beef Tenderloin & Grilled Atlantic Salmon, all served in a spectacular waterfront setting.
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