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Gertrude's Chesapeake Kitchen

Baltimore, MD View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
58 reviews
$14k - $17k For 100 Guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$14k - $17k For 100 Guests

Gertrude’s Restaurant is a fine Chesapeake restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland. This restaurant has a stunning view of Baltimore Museum of Art’s sculpture garden as well as an award-winning outdoor terrace. Loved by locals, the outdoor seating area won a “Best of Baltimore” award from Baltimore Magazine. You’ll be in good hands with owner/creator John Shields, also known as the “Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay,” who has written cookbooks and starred as a cooking show host. The location of this restaurant makes it a venue that you and your guests will remember.

Facilities And Capacity
This restaurant venue can accommodate 180 guests with a station or buffet style event. For a seated and served dinner, the venue can host 120 guests. Ceremonies of 150 people can be accommodated on the outside terrace. Enjoy your ceremony outside on the terrace, surrounded by a small pool of water and some stepping stones. From there, make your way inside for the dinner style of your choice.

Services Offered
Many event items are provided at this venue. That includes chairs, tables, linens, flatware, China, centerpieces, and tents. All set up and clean up of the catering services is handled by Gertrude’s Restaurant staff. Bar services include bartenders, a limited or an open bar, house beer, house wine, house liquor, specialty beer, specialty wine, specialty liquor, and a signature drink of your choice. Pricing is based on the bar being open for four hours.

Cuisine
Gertrude’s Restaurant specializes in fine Chesapeake cuisine. All menus are custom-designed to your wants and needs. Maybe you’re interested in the “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Crab” vegan crab cakes or Gertie’s Seafood Gumbo. One thing’s for sure, you will enjoy local dishes made famous by the Chesapeake Bay.

Other Facilities
Gertrude’s Restaurant offers other facilities. Those include:

  • Parking
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheelchair Access

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Dessert
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$25

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Wine
Specialty Beer

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Garden
Museum
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Centerpieces
Chairs
Decor
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December

58 Reviews

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    Hannah K. Getting married on 09/03/2022
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    Excellent Bridal Shower Experience

    We booked my sister's bridal shower at Gertrude's, and the entire experience was fantastic. John talked me through all of the decisions and details, made helpful suggestions, and expanded what was standard to make this a custom event, all while keeping me abreast of impact on budget. Day of, Olga and her team were absolutely phenomenal, communicating with me about timing and moving easily among the guests to make sure that everyone was taken care of. The food was also stellar, from custom appetizers to their famous crab cakes to adorable dessert shooters. We could not have imagined a better experience from start to finish!
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    Emily G. Married on 05/21/2022
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    Book Gertrude's now!

    Booking Gertrude’s was the best wedding decision we could have made. Not only is it an incredible space, but the food is delicious. We have guests that are still talking about how good the food was! We opted to use the BMA sculpture garden for our ceremony and that process was seamless. Emily V at Gertrude’s is so easy to work with – she answered all of my many questions and provided us with everything we needed and more. The day-of, the service went so smoothly, we could not have asked for anything better. We went with food stations and open seating and it worked out great and we had our own server that continually brought us food and drink throughout the night. Gertrude’s offers an incredible atmosphere and backdrop that will make your wedding day feel like a dream. It was so nice that our guests could be either inside the dining room, outside under the tent, or outside in the gardens and we had our ceremony and reception all in one spot. I cannot recommend Gertrude’s highly enough if you are looking for a beautiful space with delicious food!!
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    Robert B. Married on 03/19/2022
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    Perfection!

    Excellent service. Highly recommended.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

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10 Art Museum Dr Baltimore, MD, 21218
4108893399
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