This small Afghani restaurant in the midtown Mount Vernon neighborhood features an intimate, candle-lit dining room decorated in shades of rose. Traditional Afghani robes adorn the bare brick walls. The food is equally lovely. A typical meal would include the pureed pumpkin appetizer, followed by grilled chicken with mushrooms in a yogurt and sour cream sauce, and ice cream with mango, figs and dates for dessert. The Helmand is four-star dining in a lovely setting, all at affordable prices.
Giant crab cakes made from fresh Maryland blue crabs greet the never-ending crowds that flock to Faidley Seafood. What sets apart the restaurant is that the food is straight-forward, without fancy names or add-ons. Other favorites include succulent clams, oysters, shrimp, and decadent fish dishes. The fare can seem pricey for first-timers but regulars don't seem to mind. Faidley's also offers office deliveries, catering and ships the delicious crab cakes across states.
Cazbar is an intimate restaurant located near Downtown Baltimore. Serving up delicious Turkish food, Cazbar has a lot of frequent diners who love the juicy kebabs. Apart from the meat, Cazbar also has a decent selection of vegetarian dishes and soups. Enjoy their flavorful food for lunch with a friend or a special occasion meal with family. Visit the website to make reservations and for more details.
Costas Inn is a family-run restaurant that has been in existence since 1971. Known for the impeccable crab selections like crab cakes, steamed crabs and more, Costas Inn also has an extensive menu with a lot of other options. Try the open face sandwiches, Shrimp Salad from the light fare section and opt from the entrees like Pork Chops with some sides like Mashed Potatoes, French fries and more. They undertake catering orders and their services also includes delivery and take away. Check the website for more information.
The specialties here are corned beef, hot pastrami and kosher hot dogs. Loyal patrons line up early for lunch, so be prepared to wait at least 10-15 minutes for your order. To avoid the crowds, stop by before 11a or after 2p. Free parking is available across the street. In business for more than 75 years, Attman's is perhaps the oldest deli in Maryland, and one of the best-known Jewish-style delis around. Both John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter ate here. Attman's also offers catering services.
This friendly little place called David & Dad's is great if you're looking for breakfast on the go. They offer a wide range of fresh-baked muffins; everything from blueberry to chocolate chip; as well as a good variety of breakfast sandwiches. They also do lunch, offering a large menu of deli and specialty sandwiches. Their Reuben is especially good - plenty of dressing and sauerkraut, without being too wet. There are a few tables, but most of the business is take out. Be sure to try a brownie.
With the wooden furniture and an eclectic decor, Supano's serves some of the best steaks and Italian dishes in its neighborhood. The polite wait staff will greet you and assist you with the menu. Enjoy some Italian dishes like pasta, raviolli and steaks like prime rib while singing along during the Karaoke night. Live band performances are also hosted on some nights. The menu has a variety of options, ensuring there is something for everyone. Supano's gives out their private rooms for special gatherings. Get in touch with the management for more information.
Uncle Lee's Harbor Restaurant serves some of the best Chinese cuisine that many in Baltimore rave about. The elaborate, vaulted structure of the place beckons those who pass by. Step in to savor the aromas and flavors of your favorite Chinese dishes—there's nothing you'll be left wanting for. Once you've satiated your senses and your stomach, browse through the take-out menu for more delectable items.