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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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A wave of restaurants has brought food from around the globe to Charles Center and the Bromo Arts District -- Baltimore's two fastest-growing neighborhoods.

Travel to Ethiopia at Tabor, India at Memsahib, France at Chez Hugo, or Mexico at La Calle and R&R Taqueria. Let your appetite lead you to Argentina, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, or Vietnam. And enjoy fusion cuisines with pan-Asian influences and the polyglot flavors of the American South.

We can help you find just the right menu, whether you're planning a lunch meeting, happy hour, or night on the town. 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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Bentley's Restaurant and Lounge

Check out Bentley's weekly line up of Sunday brunch, comedy nights, spoken word, and feature Fridays, live entertainment on Saturdays on Howard Street.

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Bamboa is Open in Harbor East

Bambao is an exciting, new fast-casual restaurant serving Asian Fusion cuisine in Harbor East. Enjoy flavors fueled with intent in an environment filled with purpose. Bambao serves steamed bao bun sandwiches, rice bowls, and bubble tea while sharing one unifying philosophy: to Feed the Spirit Within.

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Maximón

Now open in the Baltimore’s Four Seasons Hotel, Maximón is a Latin American restaurant named for a Mayan deity and folk saint, Maximón brings exciting flavors and flair to Baltimore’s Harbor East.

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Valentine's Day at B&O American Brasserie

Enjoy exclusive Valentine's Day cocktail specials at B&O American Brasserie. On Friday, February 14 from 5-11pm B&O will offer a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner for $50 per person. Guests may select one item from the special holiday menu options curated by Executive Chef Scott Hines.

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Vagrant Coffee Downtown Locations

Vagrant Coffee may have started in a Mini-Cooper, but they are quickly expanding with Downtown locations. The former 3 Bean Coffee in Federal Hill is now Vagrant. Other Downtown locations include Cafe @ 1100 in Pigtown, and recently took over the Station North location of Milk & Honey Market.

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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 N. Howard Street in the Bromo Arts District, grab a cup of coffee and a bag of sustainability beans to go.

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Blackwall Hitch

Open now on East Pratt Street, Blackwall Hitch's new Baltimore location has incredible indoor/outdoor space, private rooms, and delicious food.

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Children's Valentine's Day Celebration

Make Valentine's Day a family affair at Sotto Sopra on Feb. 10 with a full filled evening complete with kid's entertainment and a special children's menu.

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More than a seafood restaurant and crabhouse, Riptide houses innovation and entertainment while overlooking the beautiful waterfront of Historic Fells Point

Located in the historic original Power Plant Building in the Inner Harbor, the Hard Rock Café Baltimore sits between the world-renowned

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.