The Brewer's Art

The Brewer's ArtThe Brewer's Art
The Brewer's ArtThe Brewer's Art
Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

1106 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland, 21201
United States

(410) 547-6925 | map

Notes: Set in a grand Mt. Vernon townhouse, The Brewer's Art offers many temptations for your palate. Our seasonally-influenced menu of European-style country fare features meats, fish, seafood, pasta, and vegetarian offerings. Dinner is served daily between 5:30pm - 9:00pm (later on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays) and light fare is available from 4:00pm - 11:00pm. Our creative pastry chef prepares our homemade desserts. In addition to brewing our fine beers on the premises, we offer a carefully picked selection of beers and fine wines from around the world, and one of Baltimore's best selections of scotches and spirits.
Hours of Operation
Mon-Sat 4:00pm - 2:00am
Sun 5:00pm - 2:00am
Email: [email protected]
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Reviewed by daliandragon from Maryland

4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
So, we are still in the grip of a pandemic, so the menu is truncated and outside is really the only reasonable option at the moment so I will try to come back when they have hopefully fully reopened and try the famous downstairsbar vibe and sit in the classy interior. Last night split a salad and veggie burger with my date, a longtime Baltimore resident who had been here many times before. The beer menu was also limited but both the options we tried seemed good. The neighborhood is a little developing but this place has definitely established itself.
Aug 20, 2021
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Reviewed by DanO1066 from Maryland

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25
The place that introduced me to Belgian brewing. Nice setup in an historic building - bar upfront, lounge area beyond that, cosy dining area in back, and a seperate bar downstairs w/a VERY different feel. Draft beer selection is limited to a half-dozen of their beers (brewed onsite?) - a couple of favorites and several seasonals (w/liberal tasting). There's also an impressive selection of liquors which the staff is happy to help you with. The food is definitely a step above "pub grub", but there almost always seems to be one ingredient too many.
Mar 10, 2019
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Reviewed by mpyle from Maryland

4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
Going on fuzzy, 10+ year old memories of this place. Remember really enjoying the downstairs bar place, where between the two of us we had everything on the menu. By the time we walked upstairs for our dinner seating, I was a little tipsy. But remember everything being good in a surprisingly classy place.
Jan 10, 2019
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Reviewed by bl00 from Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25
The Brewer's Art is split into two spaces- a top restaurant with table service and a bar, and a bottom basement area with low lighting and a casual vibe. Service has always been solid in both sections. Beer is mostly Belgian styled, brewed by the establishment. Not a huge selection but satisfactory. Food is enjoyable, well prepared. Its a cool place for a bite and a few beers but certainly not a must stop for those from out of town.
Oct 15, 2018
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Reviewed by socon67 from New York

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4
A nice change up to a traditional craft beer bar. Very relaxed space with artsy vibe. About 5 Brewer's Art offerings on draft; all are quality beers. Food is a mix of charcuterie and light plates. Was glad to come here and I'd be back if the opportunity presents itself.
Jul 30, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Feb 06, 2018
Rated: 4.68 by JR0cker95 from Maryland

Nov 28, 2017
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Rated by TominGermany from Germany

4.58/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5
Beer was great and the appetizers were tasty. Plan on going to see if their dinner is as good as their beer.
Jun 25, 2017
Rated: 4.69 by slvv11 from Maryland

Apr 01, 2017
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Reviewed by dbl_delta from Pennsylvania

4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25
Visited for the first time as a Valentine's Day present. (Hey, I thought that was pretty clever.) No indication from the street that it's anything - no sign, no lights, no nothing. Once inside, you enter the bar first (always a good sign), then a nicely appointed Victorian sitting room, and last but not least the dark, walnut-paneled dining room. Lots of original woodwork - if you like atmosphere, this is the place for you. It's like reentering the 19th century. Service was outstanding, food was great, and the beer selection was great. What more can you ask for? Young crowd, but noise level was surprisingly low. We'll definitely return.
Feb 15, 2017
Rated: 3.94 by jophish17 from Georgia

Jul 29, 2016
Rated: 4.13 by spacebear09 from Colorado

May 03, 2016
Rated: 3.94 by Budlum from Maryland

Apr 17, 2016
Rated: 4.04 by Tomkob11 from Maryland

Feb 02, 2016
Rated: 3.94 by Mebuzzard from Colorado

Dec 24, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by Iamjeff6 from Virginia

Dec 09, 2015
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Reviewed by Jenebauer from Tennessee

3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4
Everything was fantastic but it was strange there were only five taps. Relatively good selection of bottles but would have liked to see more than five beers on tap.
Nov 15, 2015
Rated: 3.79 by elkinbrown from Tennessee

Nov 05, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by VABA from Virginia

Sep 07, 2015
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Rated by thgreatrandini from Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5
Durring my trip to Baltimore, this place was a highlight. If u are near by, make it a point to stop in.
Aug 15, 2015
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Reviewed by BillRoth from Maryland

4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5
First time; didn't know what to expect. Went on a rainy Tuesday evening and happy:surprised to see place pretty busy.
Upstairs was a Victorian laid out old world high ceiling home converted into a small street side bar; followed by small lounge; followed by restaurant. Classy, linen and formal lay out seating. Seemed like turn of the century Baltimore met a first class French/Belgian brasserie/restaurant.
Having said was noisey, lively, young and fun. Bar itself was small but well appointed with top shelf liquor and cocktails to complement the house brews and solid very good bottle list of only top notch breweries and beers. Good bartenders who took time to talk beer despite busy night with more cocktails than beer pours.
Then you went downstairs...
Dark...I mean dungeon dark. Can't see beer; can't see people; can't see food. Very cool Alt Rockin; still busy and noisey.
In both was about the crowd; not about the beer.
Menu was great/very interesting.
Had veal pate with fennel and mustard. Outstanding. And went perfectly with the seasonal Charm City Sour Cherry.
Hey, all in all this is a great place. Beers, food, people and upstairs all were set to make a great experience. Downstairs is just fun.
But fill either/both with a night time young city crowd and you just get a fun bar. Dig it if that's what you're into. Come a little earlier ... or maybe much later... and you will probably get a beer place.
Recommended for either.
Aug 05, 2015
Rated: 3.68 by JArt from Pennsylvania

Jul 22, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Dduquette from Maryland

Jul 10, 2015
Rated: 4.28 by Valencia from Maryland

Jul 06, 2015
Rated: 4.09 by tjk135 from Illinois

Jun 02, 2015
Rated: 4.26 by Mhalaiko

Mar 14, 2015
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Rated by John_Beeryman from Virginia

4.01/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4
Great atmosphere, food and house beer.
Mar 08, 2015
Rated: 4.15 by greg4579 from Pennsylvania

Jan 11, 2015
Rated: 4.28 by Baltosteve

Nov 29, 2014
Rated: 4.6 by KevinMiley from New York

Nov 13, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by thezach from Maryland

Nov 10, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Dogum from Maryland

Sep 22, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by jrfehon33 from Pennsylvania

Sep 20, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by kevintaraross from Maryland

Sep 01, 2014
Rated: 4.6 by Dwkasper from New York

Aug 22, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by aj_tuna from California

Aug 22, 2014
Rated: 4.25 by Doomcifer from Rhode Island

Aug 12, 2014
Rated: 4.5 by Jack_Frost79 from Maryland

Jul 31, 2014
Rated: 4 by mltobin from Connecticut

Jul 23, 2014
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