Top Choice American in Baltimore

Woodberry Kitchen

The Woodberry takes everything the Chesapeake region has to offer, plops it into an industrial barn and creates culinary magic. The entire menu is like a playful romp through the best of local produce, seafood and m…
Top Choice American in Annapolis

Vin 909

Perched on a little wooded hill and boasting intimate but enjoyably casual ambience, Vin is the best thing happening in Annapolis for food. Farm-sourced goodness features in the form of duck confit, BBQ sliders and …
Top Choice Seafood in Baltimore

Thames St Oyster House

An icon of Fell's Point, this vintage dining and drinking hall serves some of Baltimore's best seafood. Dine in the polished upstairs dining room with views of the waterfront, take a seat in the backyard, or plunk d…
Italian in Baltimore


This local icon serves up traditional Italian comfort food at reasonable prices. Seafood-lovers and vegetarians will be especially pleased.
Seafood in Baltimore


Green bumper stickers across the state command you to 'Eat Bertha's Mussels.' You'll understand why after your first bivalve bite swimming in garlic butter. Seafood and pub grub make up the rest of the menu. Live mu…
Californian in Baltimore


Striking colored walls, a spacious interior and a hip art-gallery feel accent the French, South American and Asian fusion cuisine.
Mexican in Baltimore

Blue Agave

Agave's does hip, upscale Mexican food, but it's not pretentious; a Midwestern family would feel as welcome here as a clique of New York socialites. The pork carnitas platter is heavenly and the margaritas could kno…
Diner in Baltimore

Cafe Hon

You don't have to be sporting rhinestone-studded glasses and a bouffant hairdo to eat here, but you'll earn serious brownie points. The American comfort food at this veggie-friendly diner is as hearty as the cafe's …
Ethiopian in Baltimore


Baltimore hosts one of the largest Ethiopian expat populations in the world, and they've brought their home cuisine to 'Charm City.' Dukem in Mt Vernon is a standout. Delicious mains, including spicy chicken, lamb a…
Seafood in Baltimore


Here's a fine example of a place that the press and the tourists found out about 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 …