One of Baltimore's largest breweries, The Brewer's Art is set in a grand townhouse on North Charles Street. Spread out over two levels, the bar and dining room lies on the ground floor and the lounge and smaller bar area can be found on the lower level. House brews include the strong Beazly, Birdhouse Ale and the flavorful Resurrection. They also offer an extensive wine list, wide selection of whiskey and other spirits. Their reasonably priced food menu features delicious pubfare (sandwiches, small plates), intriguing entrées, continental cuisine and desserts. Gluten free and vegetarian options are also available. With its happy hours, plenty of seating options, impeccable service and guided tours (every other Saturday), The Brewer's Art offers guests a unique dining experience.
Canton, located just a few minutes to the Northeast of downtown, is the most recent in a fairly long line of revitalized Baltimore neighborhoods. As such, it has become home to young professionals and urban hipsters. One of the favorite hangouts of this energetic crowd is this small, friendly Mexican restaurant that offers enormous portions of good food at modest prices. The portabello mushroom and spinach quesadilla are terrific, National Bohemian beer is exceptionally cheap, and at least a dozen portraits of Elvis grace the walls.
This restaurant mixes Old World Cuba with modern, innovative flavors. Outdoor dining is available, umbrella-shaded tables afford views of sailboat masts and the waterfront. Black bean soup and black bean Cakes served with guacamole and sour cream are among the several delectable appetizers offered. Salads and pork, catfish and chicken sandwiches are also offered. Entree highlights include mahi-mahi con plantanos, plantain-encrusted mahi topped with a pineapple and black bean relish and parillada de verduras, grilled vegetables over rice. There's also an extensive wine list.
While the pub offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere, reservations are suggested due to the extreme popularity! Located in the Beverly Hills area of Baltimore, Koco's Pub is known for their mouth-watering crab cakes, which can even be ordered in bulk and shipped overnight! The rest of their menu is comprised of various seafood options and a few land-lover dishes as well. The patrons are usually a mix of locals and well-informed tourists vying for the crabmeat laden, cakes in this hole-in-the-wall Baltimore establishment.
Rated one of the top restaurants in Baltimore, Peter's Inn is located in the historic waterfront neighborhood of Fells Point. The decidedly American menu changes almost nightly due to the kitchens use of the freshest ingredients possible. Locals know to arrive early to grab seats since they don't accept reservations, and that the best ones are outside. Their half price wine Wednesday nights are a huge hit.
Located just a little away from Inner Harbor lies this charming bakery that serves delicious baked treats. It was created in memory of the fabulous cook, Miss Shirley, who was famous for her culinary expertise. How about starting the day with Starbucks coffee, coconut cream-stuffed French toast and German apple pancakes? Hmm...sounds tempting! The café serves delicious breakfast and a satisfying choice of salads, soups and sandwiches for lunch. And guess what? The breakfast and lunch menus are available the whole day through!
This elegant restaurant features floor-to-ceiling murals of cafe scenes and gilded mirrors. The owners redecorated the dining room in the mid-90s; only the cracked tile floor is original. To start, try a half-order of the gnocchi in red pepper sauce or sample from the tapas Bar. For a main course, the thin-crusted pizza is a nice choice. Made with homemade sauce and topped with mozzarella, it is a gourmet delight. For dessert, choose from truffles, fresh fruit served with ice cream and Profiteroles with chocolate sauce.
From soup to sauce, everything at this family-owned Italian favorite is made fresh daily. Add to that the Calvert House stylish decor, its friendly staff and its jovial neighborhood-hangout atmosphere, and you'll see why it's become a downtown institution. All the Italian standbys are well represented here, and their crab cakes are so popular that they actually sell packets of the mix. Located just minutes from Center Stage, it's a great choice for a pre-curtain meal.
Set in the heart of mid-town's busy Mount Vernon neighborhood, this quiet, softly lit oasis of a restaurant is the perfect place to restore yourself with a savory lunch or unwind with a hearty dinner. The décor is muted, the furnishings solid, the staff mature and sure-footed and the traditional Indian cuisine- Sagwala, Makhani, Pulao are simply perfect. All the elements combine to make a visitor feel comfortable and relaxed. The lunch buffet is one of the city's best bargains.
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.
Established in 1962, The Center Club is a premium club and dining space. The venue has served as a meeting space for political leaders of the city. The club also serves as a banquet hall and is available for weddings and small events. The venue is divided into the main dining room, Grill Room and the Bar 100 with an extensive list of carefully curated preparations. You can relish their crab cakes and cobb salad with blood orange martini, enjoying a great view of the city. Please refer the website for dress code and other details.
The Tin Rood Bar is a popular local scene where one can treat themselves to great food and music. The menu consists of dishes such as Buffalo Wings, Citrus Ceasar, Hawaiian BBQ, BBQ Pulled Pork which can be complemented with drinks like local brews, craft cocktails, and wines. You can also host your private events and parties at this venue as they offer rental spaces with modern amenities. Enjoy live music played by local artists who enthrall the crowds.