Club Charles

(19 Ratings)
A step back in time

Bath yourself in the sultry red glow that covers the walls of the renowned Club Charles. This 1940s-inspired cocktail lounge is steeped in Art Deco decor with a scarlet mural and delightful period furnishings.

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6 months ago

My girlfriend and I came to visit this place because it had great reviews. It seemed fun at first but we slowly started to feel uncomfortable and disgusted. Lorenzo (bar manager we met tonight) was drunk out of his mind and had the audacity to shove his nasty fingers in my mouth and thought it was funny. I just met the guy. He apparently manages this place. Absolutely disgusting for him to do that. it was super unexpected and I felt assaulted and ashamed that happened to me. I tried telling the police and they didn’t even believe me because they KNEW him. Like how unlucky and disgusting is that?!!!??? It was our first time visiting the bars in Baltimore and it’s safe to say we’re never coming back here ever again and will definitely alert all our friends and family to stay clear of this place. AVOID THIS PLACE AT ALL COSTS

Over a year ago

Nice Alternative, Friendly Patrons!

Club Charles is a very cool spot. Very art-deco, Miami rock vibe mixed with a futuristic TV studio feeling. Its classic, with a soul that is upscale. Mostly Caucasian patronage (and straight), with a variety of looks (African American, Asian, Latino etc) - without drama - an evolved, confident urban scene. Great prices, with themed drink specials. The jukebox is retro, with classic rock, avant-rock and alternative tunes, 'Beatles Hits', and even music from Milton Nascimento and James Brown. The upper level has vintage booths (with a second bar), and a darker 1940s' intimacy. The staff and busy Bartenders are friendly, and acknowledge you. When school's in - its more college-y, scenesters. Lots of 20+ Artists, Writers and Bohemian types. Try this place!

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Over a year ago

John Waters style kitsch

I love Club Charles! Cool 1940s Art Deco lounge atmosphere. It can get a little crowded, and the drinks can be a little on the expensive side. But SO worth it. I've heard a rumor that John Waters has been spotted at Club Charles, but I can't conform that.

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