Baltimore is a delicious city. It’s inventive without being pretentious. It’s fun while still taking the food seriously. It’s forward-thinking while still retaining the history and resources of the area. We may have started as a crab town, but Baltimore has become a foodie mecca. From hand crafted street eats to James Beard Award-winning chefs, Downtown’s restaurateurs are torchbearers for creative and diverse cuisine from all around the world. Here, it’s always about the food.

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Downtown Baltimore takes food seriously. We've had over 60 new restaurants open since 2017, and we've got delicious events and food festivals year round, including Baltimore Restaurant Week, January 11 - 20, 2019. And if you're into perusing farmers markets and taking the bounty of the Chesapeake into your own kitchen we've got plenty of options, like the Pratt Street Market and Sundays under the JFX.

If you're looking for more dining suggestions, including reviews and chef's recipes, scroll down a bit for some insider tips. 

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Baltimore Restaurant Week

Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week take place January 11-20, 2019. Make reservations now to enjoy two-course lunch and brunch menus for under $20 and three-course dinner menus for under $35. See menus and make reservations at


Cocktails & Karaoke

Hotel Revival’s B-Side Karaoke goes beyond singing. Open Wednesday-Saturdays and even offering Happy Hour, the private karaoke experience in Mount Vernon is the spot for this winter. Reservations are needed, and liquid courage is on the menu.


Dear Globe Coffee

Dear Globe Coffee was started as a specialty roasting company in 2017 in Baltimore. Stop by the coffee shop, open 6 days a week along Antique Row on N. Howard Street, grab a cup of coffee and a bag of sustainability beans to go.


Connie's Chicken & Waffles

Connie's Chicken & Waffles at Charles Plaza EATS is now open on Sundays. Her magical (yes, magical) waffles are so good, they are working on her 3rd location right now. Grab a bite at the Charles Street location, Lexington Market, and soon-to-open Broadway Market.


Located between historic Brewers Hill and Canton, Blue Hill Tavern features everything from intimate dining to private and semi private spaces

The restaurant at the historically significant Baltimore & Ohio building, which once served as the B&O Railroad Headquarters, a symbol of

Two tickets to the first Baltimore Sun Secret Supper of 2019, February 5th at 8:30pm. Experience an extraordinary menu at one of the city's top restaurants. Each ticket is all-inclusive. Your four-course meal, specialty cocktail and wine pairings are included in the cost of your ticket, along with tax and gratuity.

If you’ve ever wished you could re-create a dish you experienced at a local restaurant, you’re in luck. Baltimore Chefs sent us their favorite recipes on and off the menu and we are happy to share-just promise to save some for us.

We make it easy to eat well. If you’re feeling indecisive, choose from our rotating restaurant options below. If you’re more of a “know what you want” kind of hungry person, pick the perfect spot in search bar to the left.

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