Sullivan's Steakhouse - Baltimore

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Steakhouse
Sullivan’s is a vibrant neighborhood American Steakhouse featuring the finest steaks & seafood, hand shaken martinis, & live music. We offer comfortable fine dining in a lively atmosphere. From the moment you step inside our lounge for drinks, appetizers or dinner, you will feel the energy and excitement provided by our professional team. Sullivan’s serves the finest hand-selected steaks, fresh seafood, a wide selection of cravable appetizers, soups, salads and side dishes.

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3.7based on recent ratings
3.9
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3.6
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4.0
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3.6
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vipDarrellM
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Crab cakes were bland and had no taste. The salmon was overcooked and we were celebrating a birthday. Overall disappointment.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall2food4service4ambience2

The food was great, our server and the GM were very friendly. There was a lot of disruption from a table of young ladies that was permitted to go on with very little management oversight. We did get an apology, but not much was done to remind the patrons this was a fine dining experience.

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ellej
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I absolutely love Sullivan's, each time I go I have a great experience

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall1food2service2ambience4

Staff Wasn’t happy about serving late reservations. If staff doesn’t want to provide service to later reservations you shouldn’t offer them!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

My first experience at Sullivan's was FAIR. I was in Baltimore for a concert. We went to have dinner at 5:30 PM. The waitress was adorable. She was the only reason we didn't leave. The service, in general, was slow. Our drink order was requested before we saw a beer and wine menu. After careful consideration, I ordered a crab cake app and the pork chop with a baked potato. After 6 or 7 minutes, someone came to the table and told me that this steak house was out of baked potatoes. Ok. I changed my entree to scallops. How can a steak house be out of baked potatoes at 5:30? The entrees were slow coming out of the kitchen. It was 25 minutes. It wouldn't have seemed so long if we were offered a refresh on our drinks or my appetizer had shown up. The scallops were fine. Cooked well and the flavor was good. I reminded the server about my crab cake twice. It finally arrived when she was clearing the dinner plates. It was very good. We did not see a server, nor was I offered another beverage until the check arrived. I paid full price for the crab cake. No apologies. I think the server was new, her enthusiasm and knowledge of the menu was good. She had no support when the meal did not go as planned. As we left, the host addressed me by name and wished us a good evening.

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tomp
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Dinner was good. Our seats were next to a party room so it made it a little loud. Good was good but didn’t appreciate the server upgrading our meals to the next size and extra $$$s without asking.

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geopaint
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall4food4service1ambience4

Service was worst ever. Never had a waitress come to our table. After waiting at least 15 minutes after being seated we had to flag the floor manager and have him wait on us.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Place was great. Had a good time eating with my love one.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time here and from the MINUTE we walked in the door, our hostess, LaTaya (sp)? Made us feel like we were part of the SULLIVANs Family. Then ouf waitress, (I apologize I forgot her name but it was similar to the hostess name) was PHENOMENAL as well. THE FOOD and AMBIANCE was to die for!!!!!! Sullivan's you are my number 1 now!!!! OMG AND THE STEAK🥩🥩🥩....RIBEYE......SOOOOO TENDER, my steak knife LITERALLY went straight thru it!!! MAGNIFICENT ❤❤❤❤❤❤

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience1

Horrific experience, horrible food and unsanitary issues. We confirmed this was the " back up staff due to this being the night before Valentine's Day". Manager offered to have us come back as his "personal guest" but I can confirm that was his first and last meal there and my last as well. I am not sure when Sullivan's started to lower their standards but it showed in multiple aspects of the service. Our special evening was ruined. We have had better service (hostess) , ambiance and food at 3 star restaurants. Hope there is some serious evaluations done at Sullivan's or they will also become an after thought. Don't make the same mistake we did.

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MarjorieW
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Service was nonexistent. Steak came out raw. Bringing courses before we were done with first. Seen a server drop food, then put back on plates and serve it. Dessert never came, had ordered ice cream and server asked if we wanted it to go.

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GregH
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience1

JV experience. Started poorly at the initial contact exposing lack of experience with a higher level of service. That held true throughout the experience.

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vipStephanieH
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was a little nervous about our reservation after reading reviews but our experience was delightful. Our server was excellent and the food was delicious. We will return!

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ArubaJim
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Went for a New Years' Eve dinner - fortunately or unfortunately only had the NYE special menu to choose from - but it was decent selections. Started with a Moscow Mule with a shrimp cocktail - both okay. Ordered a nice big steak (cooked to order) with an okay lobster tail for the main meal with a just okay (for the price) glass of wine - downside was the side of mashed got cold way to fast. Would have ordered an after dinner cocktail but for the price I declined (as I have almost all those bottles at home). But would recommend a visit with the regular menu to choose from for just about any occasion.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience5

Waitress was not good. Wanted a chocolate dessert, but it was a fixed menu and we were unable to substitute. Everything was either dusty or dirty. There were stains on the lamp shade at our table and not worth the money for a restaurant that charges that much for food.

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Vipereagle
New England
2 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Overall it was a very good experience with outstanding food. The only real issue was that the wait staff seemed somewhat less professional than other restaurants at this price point. Our waitress was nice and took care of the table well, but some of the staff would congregate and converse loudly enough (about non-work topics) to be heard from across the main dining room. We would eat here again, it was just that the staff’s behavior did not fit with the upscale theme of the restaurant.

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MarkM
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We waited over hour before our ticket was put in. Apparently there was issue with ticket. We had no issues and she was very apologetic. Manager gave us employee discount on final bill - could’ve been more considering we didn’t get entrees for 90 minutes and took another 20 minutes for sides - long enough for us to finish our steaks before rest came. Food wasn’t bad. Music was a tad loud.

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MargaretC
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

We came here expecting culinary excellence. What a complete disappointment. We had reservations and still waited 10 minutes to be seated. It was complete disorganization. After being seated, we waited 15 minutes for a waiter to appear. Service was very slow throughout the meal. The waiter was very uninformed about anything, though he tried. The lobster bisque tasted like brown gravy. The meal was not worth the $223 price. Valet took forever, so the price of parking was $28. Do not visit here expecting more than gross mediocrity.

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DeniseT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food. Everything was outstanding. We went on Christmas Day and we delighted that it was quite.

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PhilS
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were looking for a nice place to have Christmas dinner, and this was it!

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RichMD
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is as outstanding as we had been told. Excellent!

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vipHossreview
Columbus
2 reviews
Dined on 17 December 2019
Overall2food3service5ambience4

Management needs work.
Short on bar staff
Waitress Pam amazing!

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vipLyMa
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2019
Overall2food4service2ambience4

It took a long time for us to get our food, despite there being only 4 tables filled. The waiter then disappeared. It was supposed to be a nice holiday lunch so we had planned to order coffee and dessert, but we had no opportunity. When I looked around for our waiter he brought the bill. It was a disappointing experience, especially given the price.

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BradyB
Denver
2 reviews
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Our server did the best that he could and was very personable. But the kitchen and staffing levels led to a veeeeeery slooooooooow experience. What could have been a one hour visit for a family with two small kids ended up being almost two hours. Most restaurants seek to turn tables faster. Not this place.

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vipDavCor
Washington DC
6 reviews