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28 Reviews
Reviews: 28
Visits: 55
Avg: 4.16
pDev: n/a
Taps: 40
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

21 N Eutaw St
Baltimore, Maryland, 21201-1718
United States
phone: (410) 545-5112

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @alewifebaltimor

Place added by: dankopp on 09-20-2010

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Reviews: 28 | Visits: 55
Reviews by Sludgeman:
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4.43/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Visited on a Wednesday night (there was an Orioles Game down the street). Sat at the bar for dinner. It was not busy.

A - Good vibe. Clean and friendly. Your standard darkish pub. No real issues but I would probably not bring my kids. Seems more of an adult place. Looks as if lots of folks hit this bar on the way to an O's game, about four blocks straight down Eutaw.

Q - Beer in coolers or some down in the cellar. Served in proper beer glasses. No glass washing machine behind the bar (+).

S - Good attention from the bartender. Gave me tastes and talked beer with me. No compliants about the food timing.

S - Great but not overwhelming selection on tap and in bottle. Perfect. [Not 40 taps as per data above]. Common to rare. No BMC. Berliner weiss to RIS. Had three Catillions.

F - Food Menu is broad. Something for everyone. I had the catfish tacos - excellent, WOW!

V - Standard mark-up on bottles.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Devman171
4.36/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of TedStrosser
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of PuppyClawz
3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I have been to Alewife several times and each time I wonder why I keep going back. I think they have a decent selection of drafts and bottles. The problem each time I have been there is the service. On a weekday afternoon while sitting at the bar you should not have to wait 15 minutes to be waited on. There are plenty of other great places in the city to frequent. The food is ok but overpriced and a very limited menu. Each time I go is a disappoint which sucks when they have pretty good beers on tap.

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Photo of needMIbeerinMD
3.91/5  rDev -6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of ricknelson
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.1/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Soloveitchik
4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of wisrarebeer
2.75/5  rDev -33.9%

I've wanted to visit Alewife for awhile and finally got the chance. We specifically stopped by to sample a few beers they had on tap based on their website. When we arrived we were told the beers were no longer available and that approximately 5 taps were dry. We were also told that there were beers in the cooler that could be put on the taps but that they were waiting for the weekend to start tapping them. Very disappointing.

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Photo of jaymo18
4.4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of qchic
3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

Good beer and food (and cocktails). Interesting building--old bank--which explains why it doesn't give me the warm and fuzzies. Loud, too, but I like the low light. The location can't help them, but I love me some Bmore and don't scare easily. I wish I was more compelled because it's around the corner from the light rail. Still, I recommend.

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Photo of Klebe
4/5  rDev -3.8%

Great food and equally matched draft list. Oh and LOTS of bottles. But then hey, who goes to a bar and drinks bottles when the tap selection is on point?

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.69/5  rDev +12.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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1.5/5  rDev -63.9%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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5/5  rDev +20.2%

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Alewife in Baltimore, MD
92 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.