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KCog1 Sep 6, 2008 09:23 PM

Hi everyone,
My boyfriend loves sushi, but he has never had tuna tartare. I haven't had it in a while and now I want some. Where can I get good tuna tartare in/around Baltimore? I'd prefer appetizers and drinks over a full sit-down dinner, but either way I'll appreciate the recommendation. Thanks!

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    tapas gal Sep 8, 2008 01:06 PM

    Jordan's Steakhouse on Main Street Ellicott City. You can sit in the lounge on one of the sofas to enjoy apps and drinks instead of a sit down... the grilled Caesar Salad is pretty good too!

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      maddogg280 Sep 8, 2008 12:24 PM

      The Carlyle Club on University parkway near JHU/Homewood. It's not on the menu- you gotta ask for it. It's incredible.

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        hon Sep 8, 2008 10:11 AM

        Mamas on the Half Shell

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          FoiGras Sep 7, 2008 07:48 AM

          Blue Sea Grille and Ixia have fantastic tuna tartare. My hubby has had seared rare tuna at Tabrizi's which was excellent, but hasn't as yet tried their tuna tartare, but I would imagine that it is equally good. FoiGras

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            bmore_flavor Sep 8, 2008 09:37 AM

            For more of a cheap eats option, I really enjoy the tuna tar tare at Kyodai Rotating Sushi Bar in Towson. It is spicy tuna mixed with sesame seed and pieces of avocado, served in a gutted half of avocado skin.

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            bmorecupcake Sep 6, 2008 11:31 PM

            Bicycle.

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              notmandatory Sep 7, 2008 11:04 AM

              I agree, the tuna tartare at Bicycle is fantastic. It's the perfect time of year to sit outside, too.

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                bluepig1 Sep 8, 2008 05:04 AM

                I have to "third" the suggestion of Bicycle, but I guess the OP should be warned that Bicycle's version is an avocado and tuna tartare, and is served with a spicy thai peanut sauce drizzled over it/on the side. I raved about the tuna tartare at Bicycle to a friend of mine who said she didn't like it because of the sauce.

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