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Downtown Date Night for Baltimore Restaurant Week

July 18, 2022
Baltimore Restaurant Week Date Night

Baltimore Restaurant Week is one of our favorite weeks of the year.

We love connecting residents, employees, and visitors to some of the best dining that Baltimore has to offer. From July 22 through July 31, enjoy ten days of dining deals at over 80 area restaurants offering pre-fixe menus for brunch, lunch, and/or dinner.

This week, we’re highlighting some of our favorite date night options on the 2022 participant lineup. We’ve compiled a list of establishments with the ideal combination of delicious food, creative drinks, and the perfect ambiance for a romantic evening with your partner.

1. Allora

Italian | Mt. Vernon | View Menu

Colorful plates of food rest atop rustic wooden table at Roman eatery Allora, located in Baltimore's Mount Vernon neighborhood.

Image Credit: Allora on Instagram by Maria Ortiz Photography


If you’ve yet to try Allora, you’re missing out. Not only does this new, Charles Street staple offer delicious coffee, pastries, and sandwiches in the morning and afternoon hours, but they also host intimate, candlelit dinners on Fridays and Saturdays. These dinners feature live jazz and some of the best roman fare we’ve ever tasted. If you’ve been craving a European-like dining experience, in picture-perfect digs, close to home, you’ve got to head to Allora for their dinner menu.

2. Cookhouse

New American + Seafood | Bolton Hill | View Menu

Cookhouse Baltimore bartender Gabe via Baltimore Magazine

Image via Baltimore Magazine by Justin Tsucalas


In a setting harkening back to the Gilded Age, CookHouse brings classic cuisine into the 21st century. Offering crafted cocktails and boutique wines with bistro ambiance in the historic Bolton Hill neighborhood.

3. Restaurante Tio Pepe

Spanish + Mediterranean | Charles Center | View Menu

Restaurante Tio Pepe Downtown Baltimore Restaurant Week

Image Credit: Baltimore Sun


You won’t find more authentic Spanish cuisine in Baltimore. Enjoy upscale versions of classics like paella and Gambas al Ajilla set atop white tablecloths in cozy, underground environs. If you’re a wine drinker, you’ll doubly be pleased with their impressive collection of Spanish reds.

4. The Helmand

Afghan Cuisine | Mt. Vernon | View Menu

The Helmand in Baltimore

Image Credit: The Helmand Facebook


Incorporating the herbs and spices of India, Iran, Greece, and Afghanistan – the dishes offered at The Helmand evoke sentiments of a culture through an exotic blend of taste and aroma in elegant digs.

5. The Tilted Row

New American | Bolton Hill | View Menu

Baltimore Restaurant The Tilted Row in Bolton Hill

Image credit: Tilted Row via Facebook

This sophisticated bar and grill offers a gourmet menu filled with creative takes on steak, seafood & more. Their bartenders will also mix you a mean cocktail. At Tilted row you’ll find a perfect balance of chic and welcoming.