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Best Fancy Restaurant


1000 Lancaster St., (410) 332-7373,

Posted 9/17/2008

There are few places in Baltimore that make you want to don a little black dress and impossibly high heels, but Charleston certainly does. Since their swanky makeovers several years ago, both the dining room and the menu have taken on new lives with "Improvisational Dining," the buzz phrase used by the restaurant. Multicourse dining options ensure that you can indulge in pan-seared Hudson Valley foie fras and grilled veal sweetbreads in the same evening, should your heart (and stomach) desire. If all that overwhelms, sink into a banquette while the ultra-professional staff digs deep into the wine list to find you the perfect glass.

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Other Awards for Best Fancy Restaurant:

Cinghiale, 9/16/2009

Charleston, 9/19/2007

Charleston, 9/20/2006

Petit Louis, 9/21/2005

Corks, 9/22/2004

Charleston, 9/17/2003

All Awards for Charleston:

Best Fancy Restaurant, 9/19/2007

Best Fancy Restaurant, 9/20/2006

Best Fancy Restaurant, 9/17/2003

Best Restaurant for Special Occasions, 9/19/2001

Best Service, 9/13/2000

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