1105 West 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211 +1 410 889 8891
This lovely little cafe on Hampden's Avenue offers an assortment of gourmet coffees, from espresso to latte and capuccino. The multiethnic menu features focaccia sandwiches filled with turkey or roasted vegetables and Vietnamese warm shrimp salad. On weekend mornings, the cafe also offers breakfast favorites, such as Huevos Rancheros or apple pancakes. This cafe is very popular with the locals, particularly on weekends, so be prepared for a pleasant wait. Pass the time on the comfy couch in the quiet back room.
919 West 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211 +1 410 662 4914
Hampden is one of Baltimore's funkier blue-collar neighborhoods, and Frazier's On The Avenue is one of this area's favorite bars. During weeknight happy hours, the place is packed with young urban professionals who amble in for the great drink specials and the excellent bar fare, which includes steaks, hamburgers and seafood dishes. A large collection of stuffed ducks and vintage photographs give the dining room a homey touch.
1002 West 36th Street Baltimore, MD 21211 +1 410 243 1230
There is an informal tradition among Baltimore waitresses to address customers as 'Hon' (pronounced to rhyme with 'bun.') Over the years, the term has come to symbolize the town's casual hospitality` and as such, it suits this friendly café perfectly. Located in Hampden, it has the ambiance of a suburban kitchen circa 1955, and the menu fits the décor just right. Dishes like Four Cheese Lasagna and 'Much Better Than Mom's' Meatloaf are guaranteed to stick to your ribs, and the Crab cake Platter does Baltimore proud.
3400 North Charles Street Suite 105 Baltimore, MD 21201 +1 410 516 7164
Baltimore is renowned for its taste in chamber music, thus, around forty years ago the Shriver Hall opened its doors to the world to pay tribute to it. During this period Baltimore's own genre of chamber music was introduced to the public which became popular around the globe. The hall's main objective is to inculcate music into the every day life of a person, to bring about upliftment and joy. The Shriver Hall is an extremely well known venue and the concert tickets are usually booked in advance. Hence, it is highly advisable to buy your tickets before hand. To know more about the artists and upcoming events at the Shriver Hall do visit their website.
El Rancho Grande is a relatively recent addition to Baltimore's thriving alternative arts and music scene. The unique space, which is a hodge-podge of quirky ornaments and furniture, has been a welcoming space for musicians and artists. The intimate space and the comfortable low-key surroundings have made El Rancho Grande an instant hit with the hip folks of Baltimore. There is a selection of coffee available but no alcohol is served on the premises. Check the website for details of upcoming events.
For a taste of the Islands most flavorful cuisine, try Bahama Breeze. One of the nation's leading Caribbean-inspired restaurants, Bahama Breeze has tropical atmosphere, high ceilings, rich woods and palm tree decor. Its relaxing Island getaway with innovative foods and exotic drinks freshly confected are made to order. You can expect bold and spicy flavors with each meal presented in a way that is as eye-catching as it is appetizing. With more than 50 brands of beer by the bottle, island-style drinks with plenty of fresh squeezed juice, you will be sure to slake your thirst. The Bahamarita, Bahama's signature frozen margarita, is a must. Bahama Breeze is just the ticket for singles, couples, families or even a business lunch.
711 Eastern Avenue Pier V Hotel Baltimore, MD 21202 +1 410 230 0033
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse welcomes you to a warm and comfortable interior, furnished with rich, dark wood and elegant fixtures. The finest aged, corn-fed USDA prime beef, broiled at 1,800 degrees, fresh seafood and meat entrees are some of the dishes that feature on the menu. Enticing seasonal delicacies, such as foie gras are also available. Take your pick from the extensive list of over 100 domestic and imported wines to complement your meal and if you have enough room, try to squeeze in one of the delicious desserts!
403 North Paca Street Baltimore, MD 21201 +1 443 742 4942
Fluid Movement is a Baltimore-based performance art group that dabbles in comedy, synchronized swimming and drama. Local artists create productions for urban spaces, such as museums and city parks. Past performances included 'Water Shorts', a synchronized swimming extravaganza, 'Carmen, a Hot Dog Opera,' and 'Romancing the Cones,' a delightful foray into the lives of Dr. Claribel and Miss Etta Cone, Baltimore sisters who went to Paris in the early 1900s and bought a wonderful collection of art from Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.
407 East Saratoga Street Baltimore, MD 21202 +1 410 783 7888
Add a zing to your nightlife with Sonar. This sassy nightclub boasts of a stylish decor, decent selection of spirits and hip live music that can amp up any crowd. But the live performances by popular events and club events hosted here are the real attraction. People trip on the music by bands like KRS One, Ladytron and Pink Spiders. And crowd sets in for the much-awaited Maryland Deathfest and Taxlo!
Long a neighborhood favorite, the Dizz caters to a loyal
local clientele. Often called "Baltimore in a bar," the fun and funky decor embraces the true spirit of Charm City. Best known for their extensive and creative burger selections, ...
This quiet, elegant restaurant boasts an African mahogany bar, wrought
iron fixtures and handsome chandeliers. Here, the chef offers a seamless blend of Creole and French creations. Blackened meats, such as the Blackened Buffalo Delmonico, are a specialty. Not ...
It is an unwritten rule that every Baltimore neighborhood must
have at least one Irish pub, and this busy establishment fills Canton's quota in spades. It's not so much the meat and potatoes menu, or the pictures of Irish ...