100 Baltimore / Maryland Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis, Stanford Grill - Columbia, Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Annapolis, Columbia, Inner Harbor
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Annapolis
4,335 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Lunch
Yummy food and wine with friends.
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
26 people mentioned the Calamari
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Stanford Grill - Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
6,439 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for a Date
Service was perfect. Food always great!
Most Booked in Baltimore / Maryland
171 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Inner Harbor
3,804 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
A little more light would have been helpful otherwise the evening was perfect.
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
121 people mentioned the Baked Alaska

Bluestone

$$$$·Seafood·
Timonium
5,387 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
The food was very good, however the service did have a hiccup in that the server missed serving our soup. We had taken it home with us as a leftover and it was very good. I understRead more
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
147 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Seafood·
Annapolis
5,696 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
This was a surprise for my wife's 65th birthday. Couldn't have picked a better place.
Scenic View in Baltimore / Maryland
153 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Victoria Gastro Pub

$$$$·International·
Columbia
2,732 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Lunch
Awesome friendly place with wonderful food...service was also very good...
224 people mentioned the Duck Fat Fries

Barrett's Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hunt Valley
2,754 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Our party of four enjoyed Barrett’s restaurant week menu … from appetizers/soup and mains to desserts. Our server, Todd, never rushed us over our nearly three hours, as we caught uRead more
Great for Lunch in Baltimore Suburbs
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Citron

$$$$·American·
Towson
1,605 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
William was fantastic!!! View was great and even bus staff was professional and friendly. Highly recommend
Best Ambiance in Baltimore Suburbs
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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Rusty Scupper - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Inner Harbor
7,327 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The food here is very good and and the service was excellent. Our waiter, Mark was attentive and very competent. A thoroughly enjoyable dinning experience!
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
168 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Cypriana

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Hampden
1,040 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
I go back to Cypriana again and again because of their flavorful and consistent, meals. I am never disappointed.
52 people mentioned the Pita
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Woodberry Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
11,444 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Their team has done such a beautiful job of outdoor dining! We loved it.
146 people mentioned the Chicken Biscuit
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Creole de Graw

$$$$·Creole·
Havre De Grace
400 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Creole de Grace is simply outstanding. If you want to try New Orleans cuisine you must go here. Excellent gumbo, crawfish étouffée and crab cakes. Service was great. Fabulous dRead more
Great for Brunch in Baltimore / Maryland
9 people mentioned the Jambalaya
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George Martin's Grillfire - Hanover, Maryland

$$$$·American·
Hanover
1,696 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
The meat loaf was a little dry. The bread crumbs are not need and they should add onions and peppers to it with a little season. Grill the vegetables first. They grave was diffeRead more
Hot Spot in Baltimore Suburbs
173 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Ellicott City
2,140 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
We are so glad that Tersiguel's is back! We had dinner there last night and it was wonderful. The service was attentive, my wife was offered three tastes of wine before settling onRead more
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Alehouse Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
1,098 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Has plenty of outdoor space, including umbrellas for sun and heaters for colder weather.
Kid Friendly in Baltimore / Maryland
15 people mentioned the Mac Cheese

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pikesville
2,292 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
The service and food was excellent. Hard to see the menu with very little lighting or the light being very low.
19 people mentioned the Petite Filet

The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
4,226 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Food was amazing. Service was outstanding. Wait time for food to table was average. Overall, I would visit again.
Best Ambiance in Baltimore / Maryland
1,593 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Gertrude's - Baltimore

$$$$·American·
Charles Village
6,257 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Gertrude’s is a very pleasant surprise— a genuine dining experience in a museum setting. The staff are attentive, the food worthy of making Gertrude’s a destination of its own. (AnRead more
Great for Brunch in Baltimore
118 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Annapolis
1,804 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely delicious!
Best Overall in Greater Annapolis
28 people mentioned the Calamari

Pappas Restaurant - Cockeysville

$$$$·Seafood·
Hunt Valley
2,108 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
My first time coming to this restaurant and location- I heard good news and I’m so glad I finally gave it a chance. The food was so so good, yes it’s pricy but you don’t have to buRead more
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
37 people mentioned the Crab Soup

The Capital Grille - Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
3,389 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Awesome time once again! Paul M. is the best waiter out there!! Ask for him when you go!
Best Service in Baltimore / Maryland
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Inner Harbor
2,583 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
I came to Sullivan’s for my birthday and my night was great. All of the staff were wonderful and made me feel very special. I thank them all for making my birthday night a blast.
74 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Timonium

$$$$·Italian·
Timonium
1,005 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
The black bean soup was fantastic! The spaghetti and meatballs were very good. The veal saltimbocca could have been much better. One of the four pieces served was very good but theRead more
15 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Birroteca - Baltimore

$$$$·Italian·
Hampden
2,184 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Excellent experience. We planned a surprise party here for my sister and the staff were friendly and accommodating throughout the process. The food and service were exceptional. HiRead more
Italian in Baltimore / Maryland
132 people mentioned the Calamari
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Blue Hill Tavern

$$$$·American·
Canton
2,881 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
We were a party of eight. Atmosphere is beautiful, food was delicious and affordable. Easy to find parking. Overall, I would definitely visit again.
Best Overall in Baltimore / Maryland
43 people mentioned the Calamari

The Elkridge Furnace Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Elkridge
2,465 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was amazing! We loved our experience. We were celebrating a new job change and were given free champagne! Such a great spot!
Special Occasion in Baltimore / Maryland
31 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

By The Docks

$$$$·Seafood·
Essex
1,331 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
Went for Baltimore restaurant week. The restaurant was very busy but our server, Leslie was outstanding. She definitely got her steps in that night. The food was just as delicious Read more
Good for Groups in Baltimore Suburbs
22 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Sabatino's

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
2,220 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
We drove an hour to enjoy a bookmaker salad. It was wonderful as always. Portions are very generous, dinner was delicious and always tastes home made. Special consideration was gRead more
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore
76 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

The Food Market - Hampden

$$$$·American·
Hampden
4,281 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful, creative food.
American in Baltimore / Maryland
95 people mentioned the Pretzel

Nantuckets Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Fenwick Island
2,062 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
I have dinned at Nantucket’s many times and have never been disappointed with service and meals. It’s my go to restaurants when I have out of town company❣️
Most Booked in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
25 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Inner Harbor
1,917 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
We were able to dine outside in a quiet corner to ourselves. The food was extremely delicious. Our host was energetic, informative, and attentive.
Notable Wine List in Baltimore
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bygone

$$$$·American·
Harbor East
1,892 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Mathew was outstanding Everything was wonderful
Scenic View in Baltimore
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Sotto Sopra

$$$$·Italian·
Mt. Vernon
2,850 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Our go to restaurant when we’re in baltimore
Italian in Baltimore / Maryland
34 people mentioned the Calamari
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Linwoods

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Owings Mills
3,708 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Fabulous from beginning to end. Our server, Annie, was terrific as always. Linwood’s is definitely a favorite and never disappoints.
Contemporary American in Baltimore / Maryland
45 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Corner Stable - Cockeysville

$$$$·American·
Hunt Valley
1,084 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
I ate at the Bar and had my usual Tuesday night dinner special: 2 Large Chicken Breasts, Buffalo Hot Sauce, Cole Slaw and a Large Merlot. All was very tasty.
American in Baltimore Suburbs
15 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
4,446 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
Great service, food and atmosphere!
Scenic View in Baltimore
45 people mentioned the Calamari

Cafe Normandie

$$$$·French·
Annapolis
1,898 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Perfect meal - superb salmon after an excellent cosmo. And dessert - fabulous
Best Food in Greater Annapolis
24 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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LIBERATORE'S Ristorante & Catering - Bel Air

$$$$·Italian·
Bel Air
614 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The Chicken Giovanni didn't have much flavor and my wife was a bit disappointed in that meal. I had shrimp and scallops and it was very good in that brandy sauce.
Good for Groups in Baltimore Suburbs
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Iron Bridge Wine Company - Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
4,393 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
First time and it was great. We'll be back for the drinks and charcuterie for sure.
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
54 people mentioned the Calamari

Lewnes' SteakHouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Annapolis
2,411 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Great restaurant. Visited from out of town for the weekend.
Best Food in Baltimore / Maryland
41 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg

$$$$·Italian·
Eldersburg
572 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Fun night out at a neighborhood favorite restaurant. Good food close to home.
9 people mentioned the Calamari

SoBo Cafe

$$$$·American·
Federal Hill
897 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Excellent food and great service. The Keto selections and an new smoked pork chop entree were fantastic.
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore / Maryland
35 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie
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EJ's Provision Co

$$$$·Seafood·
Laurel
91 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
My husband and I took this opportunity to sneak in a date while our children enjoyed their Middle school’s Valentine’s Day dance. We would’ve gone to BJ’s brew house, but hubby fRead more
4 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Cinghiale

$$$$·Italian·
Harbor East
2,084 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
My wife and I went on a Monday and had phenomenal service. Are meals were excellent and I would highly recommend.
21 people mentioned the Calamari
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Pappas Restaurant - Glen Burnie

$$$$·Seafood·
Annapolis
436 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
They have the best crab cakes. The bar drinks aren't great but if you're not a drinker the food is amazing.
16 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD

$$$$·Japanese·
Harbor East
668 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
Loved it but it was super busy. Try to make reservations if you can
Late Night Find in Baltimore
11 people mentioned the Viva Las Vegas Roll

Michael's Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Timonium
1,964 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
The food and service were great as always. Lovely early dinner in a Sunday.
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore Suburbs
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

George Martin's Vivo Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Hanover
566 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Four of the people from my office had lunch at Vivo. The food was very good and the service was very good as well. We've dined here before and have always had a good experience.
38 people mentioned the Calamari
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Pairings Bistro

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Bel Air
1,840 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Fit for Foodies
We have been to pairings a number of times. The last couple of times Jake took care of us. He is great with both food and wine recommendations and is really good with our daughterRead more
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
75 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Blackwall Hitch - Annapolis

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
1,813 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
The food and service were excellent. It was a busy day in Annapolis with the boat show, but thankfully we had reservations and did not have to wait for a table.
Good for Groups in Greater Annapolis
21 people mentioned the Crab Dip

Fallston Barrel House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Fallston
260 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Live Music
It was good. Service on the patio was a little slow but the food was great!
Hot Spot in Baltimore / Maryland
4 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Blue Moon

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rehoboth Beach
3,972 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
The waiter staff was great, drinks and wine really good, ordered Cucumber Gimlets. My daughter ordered the filet it comes with mashed potatoes, she ask to switch to french fries, wRead more
Hot Spot in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
1,104 people mentioned the Blue Moon

One Eleven Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bel Air
955 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent food, and quaint setting. Overall value is ok, little high prices but the presentation and texture was phenomenal.
18 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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The Point in Towson

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Towson
302 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Groups
Great dinner. Went for restaurant week and pleasantly surprised by the quantity and quality of the food. Everything was delicious, our server was attentive and the entrees had fuRead more
Great for Brunch in Baltimore Suburbs
3 people mentioned the Cheese Steak
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Pappas Restaurant - Parkville

$$$$·Seafood·
Parkville
1,591 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
I've been to this Pappas Restaurant in Parkville over a dozen times in the past few months and I love love everything about the place, the service was outstanding the food was the Read more
Great for Lunch in Baltimore / Maryland
27 people mentioned the Crab Imperial

Tino's Italian Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
1,042 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
A great place for ladies to gather, share a meal a bottle of wine and catch up! The build your own pasta was fantastic. The choices were plenty! Wine selection was excellent even aRead more
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore Suburbs
9 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala

Eden

$$$$·American·
Rehoboth Beach
2,098 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Eden is our go-to for fine dining in Rehoboth. Food and service are always great, and the booths and lighting create a unique atmosphere. Totally worth the money!
Notable Wine List in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
29 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
2,277 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
Wonderful lunch with the ladies. Great day for an outside lunch
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
32 people mentioned the Calamari
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Kona Grill - Baltimore

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Inner Harbor
1,971 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
There are only two cakes that I eat, strawberry shortcake and carrot cake. I will say that that is the most amazing carrot cake I’ve ever had in my life. I literally cannot stop eaRead more
Kid Friendly in Baltimore
28 people mentioned the Macadamia Nut Chicken

Level Small Plates Lounge

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
1,888 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Great overall. Recommend!!
Best Overall in Greater Annapolis
26 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Gordon Ramsay Steak - Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Federal Hill
1,442 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Exceptional service from staff and our waiter Mati. Food was perfect and of the highest quality. Men's room needed a little attention but restaurant was nice. Pricey for for the coRead more
Notable Wine List in Baltimore
34 people mentioned the Sticky Toffee Pudding
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Hersh's

$$$$·Italian·
Federal Hill
911 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Happy to find this gem as it is a bit out of the way. We easily found street parking just around the corner. Excellent food (and cocktails)! We love the local ingredients and how tRead more
Best Overall in Baltimore / Maryland
18 people mentioned the Pistachio Pizza
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Liberatore's Ristorante & Catering - Perry Hall

$$$$·Italian·
Perry Hall
324 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Went at 4:30 on Sunday afternoon and thought this would not be a busy time but on arrival the entire place was packed since there were apparently two large private parties booked tRead more
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Magdalena

$$$$·Bistro·
Mt. Vernon
843 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
very nice place to dine easy axcess for handicap persons
Best Ambiance in Baltimore / Maryland
5 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche
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Lebanese Taverna - Baltimore

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Harbor East
1,265 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Great pitas.
Kid Friendly in Baltimore
25 people mentioned the Mezze

Glyndon Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glyndon
1,032 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Food was delicious. Great salads! Our waiter was fabulous and friendly.
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore / Maryland
19 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie