Cunningham’s is a seasonal American grille that blends the modern atmosphere of city dining with the rustic, smoky flavors of the countryside. Using a wood-fired grill and brick oven, we provide guests with dishes created from the freshest seasonal and local ingredients possible. We believe that an excellent dining experience is built on thoughtful, attentive service and sourcing product that are grown and crafted responsibly. Each of these aspects contributes to our mission of providing our guests with an unmatched dining experience. We hope that you will visit us soon!
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 5pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5pm - 9pm
$30 and under
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Complimentary Valet is available seven days a week in the Olympic Place garage located directly below our restaurant. A conveniently located elevator will bring you upstairs - no walking in the rain or snow here!
Both the #8 and #48 bus lines stop at the traffic circle at Dulaney Valley and Joppa Roads. Our restaurant is located steps away from the circle.
Private Party Facilities:
Whether you’re looking for a small, intimate dinner party or a large, catered reception, the management and service staff at Cunningham’s is happy to assist you in creating the perfect private dining event. From the menu to the table layout, we are happy to work with you to achieve the vision of your event. Our customizable private dining room can hold up to 120 people for a standing cocktail event or 75-100 for a seated event. Cunningham’s is open 7 days a week for events. We are also happy to accommodate breakfast meetings, luncheons, and full or partial restaurant buy-outs.
Private Party Contact:
Ryan Shacochis: (410) 339-7730x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine
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Cunningham's Ratings and Reviews
I've never been disappointed with Cunnin ...
I've never been disappointed with Cunningham's and this visit was no exception. My husband and I went for our anniversary and it was fantastic. They went above and beyond to make sure out night was enjoyable. The food was delicious as usual and we enjoyed a great bottle of wine. I recommend this place to anyone looking for an unforgettable meal in an upscale setting.
Had a wonderful meal with friends at Cun ...
Had a wonderful meal with friends at Cunningham's. some of the favorite dishes at the table was the harvest salad, pumpkin soup, shrimp and grits, pork chops, apple crisp and pumpkin cheesecake. Sangria was pretty good and the bartender (was so busy I could not get his name) made a very nice French Pear Martini. Can't wait to go back
My only issue with the night was the slow service. We waited about 15-20 minutes for our drinks. It too way to long for our appetizers to arrive and then the long time between our appetizers and the bringing of our entrees was super long. The only reason we did not really complain was because me and my friends had not seen each other in such a long time that we were too busy catching up to really make a stink about it.
Second visit to Cunningham's. The burrat ...
Second visit to Cunningham's. The burrata was well presented and a great blend of flavors. We both had the butcher's steak which was cooked just the way we asked for it. Probably the top spot in Towson to go but not outrageously expensive. Steaks, appetizers, 2 glasses of wine and tip just over $100. Oh and they keep your water glass filled. Kudos for that!!
I had a living social for the tasting me ...
I had a living social for the tasting menu. That was a good deal and there were plenty of choices on the menu. The fried oysters were very good but the crab cake was not good It was not lump crab meat and it had much too much mayonnaise. The chocolate desert was good. I think that an expensive restaurant should serve the best crab meat.
Second time at Cunninghams for a birthda ...
Second time at Cunninghams for a birthday celebration and they didn't disappoint. Food was delicious. Especially liked the seasonal Pumpkin soup appetizer and fried oysters. They use locally sourced vegetables, meat and other items. Birthday person always receives a cute cupcake with lit candle and Happy Birthday written in chocolate on the plate. Can't go wrong for a good Towson neighborhood gem with garage parking and open lot right across the street.
Excellent decor. Good space. Very good ...
Excellent decor. Good space. Very good breads. Wait staff well trained and management on the alert. I would like to see more variety in the menu for dinner. Only one fish and one vegetarian dish. I am pleased to see Towson getting another restaurant and one with parking is a plus. I will go again.
This was my third time at Cunningham's. ...
This was my third time at Cunningham's. The first time was just after they opened, with one friend. The second time was with our Gourmet Group (12 people) and the most recent was with family (5 people.) The first time my friend and I were really impressed because we got a free desert and after-dinner drink. The food was good but not exceptional. The same with the second and third times. The second time they had a hard time dealing with the size of our group and didn't get the orders right. Both of these times the wait between courses was long, even though there were not a lot of people in the restaurant. Still, it is a very attractive place, and if you are not in a hurry, the waitstaff are very friendly and the food is good. It was a pleasant experience.
I had the White Bass and my wife had the ...
I had the White Bass and my wife had the Ahi Tuna entree. I started with the oysters and she a salad. My wife exclaimed that this was the best Ahi Tuna she had ever had and would always get the same when she returned, unequivocally. The ambiance is upper echelon with 3 large sections for dining you are not on top of one another. The food was not only incredibly delicious and well prepared but the best presentation of food I have seen. What really made it however was the live jazz. I don't know how often they are playing but it is a unique touch. Also very unique is the parking which is complimentary valet in a garage so you're never exposed to the elements. Hint: winter is coming.
We had a very nice dinner. The wait staf ...
We had a very nice dinner. The wait staff was attentive and well informed. My husband had the crab cake and I had the Bronzini fish. Both were excellent and nicely presented. We each had a class of wine and a cappuccino. The waitress brought out a cupcake with a candle for my husband's birthday. The prices are reasonable. There was also a trio playing soft and pleasant music in the dining room.
My husband ordered a drink that was in ...
My husband ordered a drink that was in their website . 20-30 minutes later the waitress came back to tell him they couldn't make that any more. So then it took another wait for the drinks . Meanwhile there were 2 other tables busy in our area. Ridiculous.
Food was good but our service was very p ...
Food was good but our service was very poor. We had empty drinks on our table several times. She walked by us 3 or 4 times with empty drinks! Not what you expect when you are paying these kind of prices for drinks and food. We were disappointed.
Over an hour and a half before dinner ar ...
Over an hour and a half before dinner arrived.
Fish was brought out with head and tail after being asked not to.
No manager was sent to the table.
Said come on a day when it is less busy and we would be taken care of.
Had to ask to have a/c turned down at le ...
Had to ask to have a/c turned down at least 3 times..
Two of us had left overs that the server did not give us on the way out.
Poor service the whole evening, and we had a pretty big bill. (6 people)
I know Cumminham's is better then this!!!!!!
Cunningham's is very elegant with excell ...
Cunningham's is very elegant with excellent food and service. Corn meal encrusted oysters and scallop entree were both outstanding. Their crab cake is a notch lower.
Only complaints on our recent visit were a rather loud jazz band and very cold temperature. It was hot outside but AC was set to refrigerate.
Don't be turned off by the entrance to t ...
Don't be turned off by the entrance to this restaurant. Once you get past the front door, it is very lovely and the food is amazing. We enjoyed the carne supremo flat bread pizza which was made with farm fresh local ingredients, bronzini which was delicious and the shrimp and grits. Each bite was out of this world. We will definitely be going back.
Met a friend for dinner to catch up afte ...
Met a friend for dinner to catch up after being out of touch for a while. Neither of us had been here before. Parking is a bit confusing - valet only in the garage - but apparently you can use the lot across the street also. Decor was fancier than we expected, but comfortable. In the half-filled open dining room the noise level was pretty high and the tables close together, so conversation wasn't easy at first. Service was very attentive and knowledgeable, and the food was delicious. Prices are moderately high. We stayed for a long time and were never pressured to leave. I wouldn't necessarily recommend this restaurant for an intimate dinner, but it is great for foodies, friendly gatherings, special occasions, etc.
A little hard to find, but for natives o ...
A little hard to find, but for natives of Towson, should be no problem with the circle. A little quirky, but nice in regards to parking, (the parking attendant was very nice, polite, and fun), then going up the elevator, then going almost OUT of the building, to go into the restaurant. Very modern and trendy, hostess very nice BUT she gave us relatively lousy seats, and I say that only b/c my back was to the rest of the restaurant, and i didn't get to see how gorgeous and expansive the place was until I got up to leave and got a good look! My meal was pretty outstanding, with the dumplings as apps, and the crabcake for dinner with fried green tomatoes. The slaw was a little too acidic, and the crabcake could have used a little more lump crab in it, but otherwise was very good. I tried my friend's fried oysters, which were pretty good, and his steak was cooked perfectly. We did not have dessert nor drinks, since it was a Sunday and we both had to work. I only gave service a 4 because it was just a bit slower than I like, but otherwise, our waitress was great, as were the guys who brought out our meals. I wish I had a better seat.
We went to take advantage of Baltimore C ...
We went to take advantage of Baltimore County Restaurant Week. We chose food options with the wine pairings - all was delicious and perfect! We had been in twice before and the server recognized us and greeted us with, "Welcome back!" Food was delicious and fresh. We love the Bagby Group and their ethics, and like to patronize their restaurants. We will definitely be back for special events and everyday dining enjoyment!
This restaurant serves gourmet food, exc ...
This restaurant serves gourmet food, exceptional breads, entrees and desserts. The menu provides good options for fish or meat lovers and some options as well for vegetarians but it is not unusual to find bacon in salads (not a surprise - appropriately described on menu). I assume the bacon could be eliminated if desired. The ambience is nice although can be a bit noisy. The prices are high as might be expected for the caliber of food. The service was excellent.
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