Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Baltimore

Thames St Oyster House

A Fells Point icon, this vintage dining and drinking hall serves some of Baltimore's best seafood. Dine in the polished upstairs dining room with waterfront views, take a seat in the backyard, or plunk down at the b…
Top Choice American in Baltimore

Woodberry Kitchen

The Woodberry takes everything the Chesapeake region has to offer, plops it into a former flour mill and creates culinary magic. The menu is a playful romp through the best of regional produce, seafood and meats, fr…
Top Choice Afghani in Baltimore

Helmand

The Helmand is a longtime favorite for its kaddo borawni (pumpkin in yogurt-garlic sauce), vegetable platters and flavorful beef-and-lamb meatballs, followed by cardamom ice cream. If you've never tried Afghan cuisi…
American; Mexican in Baltimore

Handlebar Cafe

Owned by X-Games champ Marla Streb, this friendly bike shop and bistro – adorned with mountain bikes and gear-themed decor – serves burritos and wood-fired pizzas behind its big garage door. Craft beer, live music a…
Italian; Steak in Baltimore

Rec Pier Chophouse

If you peer through the Sagamore Pendry's archway windows from Thames St, it can appear that everyone in town is celebrating inside this rustically chic trattoria. And they very well may be. Savory steak, pasta and …
Seafood in Baltimore

Faidley's

Here's a fine example of a place that the press and the tourists 'discovered' long ago, yet whose brilliance hasn't been dimmed by the publicity. Faidley's is best known for its crab cakes, in-claw meat, backfin (bo…
Cafe in Baltimore

Artifact Coffee

From the folks behind Woodberry Kitchen, Artifact serves the city's best coffee, along with tasty light meals, such as egg muffins, spinach salads, vegetarian banh mi and pastrami sandwiches. It's inside a former mi…
American; Sandwiches in Baltimore

Parts & Labor

We like your steampunk style and your hospitality, Parts & Labor. And those snout-to-tail cuts of meat, from fancy bologna to chorizo sausage, are darn fine too. A neighborhood kickstarter in gentrifying Remingt…
Food Hall in Baltimore

R House

This sleek spot is home to 10 gourmet food stalls featuring a global array of cuisine from up-and-coming Baltimore chefs. Take your pick of poke, tacos, arepas, breakfast sandwiches, crab cakes and more. With 350 se…
Fusion in Baltimore

Ekiben

The 'spicy bird bun' at this Asian fusion box of deliciousness is a sight to behold, and then devour: a giant piece of curry-fried chicken practically leaping from the pillowy embrace of a soft steamed bun. Buns and…