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Hersh's

4.8
585 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Hersh's celebrates the foods of Italy and the craft of the American bartender. Our menu of fresh, ingredient-driven dishes includes rustic Italian small plates and award-winning housemade pasta, as well as Neapolitan pizza featuring housemade mozzarella and sausage. Our booze program focuses on vintage cocktails, craft brews and spirits and a tightly-edited wine list offering varietals you won't see every day. Come hungry, come thirsty and come often!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of Operation
Dinner: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday: Dinner 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.


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Phone number
(443) 438-4948
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Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Josh Hershkovitz
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Neighbourhood
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Cross Street
Wells Street
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Parking Details
Complimentary garage parking is offered on Friday and Saturday nights.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 585 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.8
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.6
Value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Amazing as always but even better! Love your brunch!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Girls night out... Service was great. Have heard so much about Hersh’s and this was my first visit. A pleasant surprise in Fed Hill!

I had the Greens so Hearty salad (OUTSTANDING) and my friend had the Eggplant & Feta fritters (also OUTSTANDING). I would order both of these again. I had the Carbonara which was the best i have had in Baltimore with one issue - too much black pepper. One less turn of the pepper mill and it would have been as good as the Carbonara I have been served in Italy. My friend had the Tonarelli Nero and she loved it as well.

Will absolutely return here.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Always good. Service and food is always steller. Lemon cake is a new favorite.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

We tried a number of the entrees and had a small pizza and everything was absolutely delicious. The Happy Hour special on beer made the whole dinner especially affordable. Furthermore, the entire staff could not have been nicer and even gave everyone at the table a glass of sparkling wine for free since we were celebrating a graduation. I cannot recommend a restaurant more highly.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Fantastic! Found ourselves downtown at the last minute helping a friend. Found a timeslot that worked and rushed over quickly. Seated right away. Personable server Jordan (sp?) was refreshing and offered spot on recommendations.
Hersh’s never disappoints!

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2.0Dined on April 27, 2018

Food was meh. Server was inattentive and crotchety.

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

We had to take a seat at the door or bar which was a little disappointing since we took a later time to get a better seat selection. The service was okay but food, as always doesn’t disappoint.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

This was a first time for us at Hersh's after reading and hearing this was a must do while in Baltimore.
Jordan our server was pleasant and informative as we started with drinks. Love the proabition style cocktail. Moved on to the wood fired Asparagus and 2 orders of the Spring onion fritters, they were that great.
We had the Trout and a pizza, both very good. A bottle of wine and the lemon dessert later, we called it an evening. Will definitely be back!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We love this place! We go at least 2 times a month. The food is amazing and the service is always top notch. Best pizza ever!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

I enjoyed the food and drink at Hersh's. I was in town from out of state visiting family. They chose Hersh's for the menu and atmosphere. The food choices were varied enough for all of us. The bar choices were fun and delicious. The waitress was attentive, and and answered all question with knowledge. Thank you for an outstanding experince.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Service was great! We had the eggplant Parmesan and the scaccio pizza and both were delicious ! We were there during happy hour? I ordered a red wine which was $5. Excellent value. This was our first time there and we will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Fantastic dinner, as always, at Hersh's. Great food, fabulous service, and a wonderful time for everyone.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

we were in town this weekend and always try to find an open table top 100 restaurant. Hershs' did not disappoint. I had the pan fried trout and salad. it was amazing. loved everything about it.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Food was delicious!

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Took my college son to dinner while in Baltimore for the weekend. Everything was delicious: meatball app ; mushroom /carmelized onion pizza; fettucine and fresh fried chocolate donut dessert! We will definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

It was good. Ice cream on point. Didn’t like shape of spoons - too much like mini shovels.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

A group of friends ,who gather every 6or 8 weeks for dinner , are always looking for fun places to dine. We had a variety of meals from pizza to fish to fried chicken. All were delicious , and our server Ali was superb! I will return as I'm certain the others will.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Wonderful as always

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Our second visit to Hersh's and each visit was memorable. Nice setting and excellent food served by friendly and helpful waiters. Excellent appetizers and pizzas. The gnocci was superb.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

We love Hersh's. Every meal is consistently excellent, whether we're stopping in for some pizza or looking forward to a special occasion meal. This visit was for our anniversary, and the spring onion fritters, gnocchi, pizza, and tiramisu were all amazing. Awesome food in a lovely welcoming atmosphere.

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3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

It was good but not above and beyond- it was my birthday and it wasn’t acknowledged at all . The waitress seemed bothered by any questions we asked and not helpful with menu suggestions or recommendations - i def wasn’t expecting a gang of people singing to me but a complimentary dessert or even mention of my bday would have been nice.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

First time I have ever been there was there with my son and his wife who have been there many times. great food and very comfortable surroundings The waitress was perfect.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Very high quality and attention to detail. Service was casual but attentive and rather professional - clearly some good training has been done. We will come back.

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

Love Hersh's! Food is always spectacular and the owners are pretty fantastic people.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We love this place! The menu is excellent. Sometimes they change up certain menu items depending on the season. The mushroom crostini appetizer is delectable. The winter salad is so fresh and delicious and we always get the margherita pizza with pepperoni! You will not be disappointed with Hershes!

Just reserve ahead of time because the tables fill up.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great meal! Really is a shining star in Baltimore food!

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Does not disappoint! We love Hersh’s!

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We had heard a lot of good things about Hersh's and we live in Federal Hill, so we decided to give it a try on a weekday evening. We found parking on the street without any problem, which is not often easy in Federal Hill, and so that was a very good start. We received a friendly greeting and we were seared right away ( we had made reservations ).
The menu was quite interesting and reasonably priced. Our waitress was very pleasant and helpful in answering our questions. My wife ordered the winter salad and for her entrée the carmelized onion and mushroom pizza. She enjoyed both and the portions were quite generous. I ordered the beef and tomato soup which was truly outstanding and my entrée was the rockfish served on a bed of farro. The fish was superb, certainly some of the best rockfish I have had in quite a while. However, the farro, which I had never tasted before, left me wishing that the fish had been served with some creamy mashed potatoes. We took advantage of the happy hour wine prices for several glasses of a tasty Italian red and finished off the meal with some delicious locally made ice cream.
The only negative feature that we would mention was the noise level. There were times when my wife and I, sitting across from each other at a table for two, could not understand what the other was saying. We also even had difficulty hearing everything that the waitress was telling us about the items on the menu. The loud music being played over the restaurant speakers and close proximity of the tables is not conducive to an intimate conversation or quiet dining experience.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Hersh's always gets 5 stars! I just wish it was closer to Baltimore county. Love the food, service and atmosphere. Feels like you're coming to visit a friend.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Worth the drive through the city. My favorite pizza, pasta, and cocktails in Bmore. Always and forever.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We went with another couple, ordered four appetizers to share around, and sampled each other's entrees. This might be the only time in my 20+-year dining history around Baltimore that every single item was delicious and perfectly prepared. Our server was cheerful and helpful but not intrusive and recommended a great wine for the table. Hersh's is a Baltimore gem!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was delicious! The cauliflower appetizer was amazing. There was a slight issue with our rockfish order but it was remedied very quickly. Our waitress was outstanding. We will definitely go back again!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We had a delicious meal. Cauliflower appetizer was amazing and our pizza was delicious as well. It is a noisy place but great for dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Delicious as always. LOVE this place. Best pizza in Baltimore. We come here often and it’s always consistently great!

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

I took my special lady friend there and we really enjoyed our meal. All of the pastas are wonderful, pizzas are great, and the service was impeccable!!! Highly recommended!!

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3.0Dined on February 3, 2018

The food was good and the restaurant was quiet. I had high expectations because of the online ratings and friends experiences and I wasn’t disappointed, but I also wasn’t too impressed. The brussels appetizer was different than advertised online and slightly over cooked. The pasta was very good but small for 1 person if I didn’t have other food coming.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

wonderful prompt service and delicious food

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4.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Hersh's was great for overall ambience. The pizza could be better and unfortunately they were out of the mushrooms pizza which was really disappointing.

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5.0Dined on January 28, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed the setting and food. Our waiter was outstanding. She was knowledgeable and made recommendations that we enjoyed. Wonderful experience

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5.0Dined on January 24, 2018

One of my favorite sit down italian / pizza places in the Baltimore area. The margarita pizza is fantastic.

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