BEST RESTAURANTS
Our Guide to Baltimore's Cuisine Landscape       •       2014
#28 Gertrude’s
#28 Gertrude’s
Johns Hopkins Homewood

Gertrude’s, John Shields’ restaurant inside the Baltimore Museum of Art, has always performed its institutional role with grace. But its devoted following long ago stopped thinking of Gertrude’s as a museum restaurant and instead as a short-list destination for reliable, relaxing and moderately priced dinners of delicious Chesapeake cuisine.

And once a week, every week, half of Baltimore is in Gertrude’s dining room, enjoying the heck out of the $12 “Tuesday with Gertie” special.