5 Baltimore Restaurants Everyone Should Try

Let’s be honest, trying new restaurants is one of the most exciting things about visiting a new place. Food can make any experience better, and it can even help people form closer bonds with the people around them. It’s always nice to explore different options and try new foods at restaurants you’ve never been to. In a city like Baltimore, there are plenty of great restaurants to choose from. Not only are there lots of Baltimore restaurants to choose from, but the city’s diverse culture means that there’s a wide variety of things to try. No matter what you like, you’ll definitely be able to find a delicious meal in Baltimore. Keep reading for 5 Baltimore restaurants everyone should try.

La Scala

If you’re looking for quality Italian food in the Baltimore area, then La Scala should definitely be on your list of places to try. The menu has a diverse number of offerings to satisfy any appetite. According to the restaurant’s website, “La Scala has been voted 2011 – 2015 “Baltimore’s Best Italian Restaurant” by the readers of Baltimore Magazine, rated “Top 50 Baltimore Restaurants 2016” by Baltimore Magazine, has been voted “Baltimore’s Best Italian Restaurant” in the annual City Paper poll, is highly rated in the Zagat Survey; voted one of the top ten restaurants by OL’s City’s Best, as well as  being featured in the Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Magazine.”

Charleston Restaurant

According to The Washington Post, Charleston Restaurant is one of the best places to eat in the entire Mid-Atlantic region. The menu offers delicious American dishes and extensive wine list that will definitely please your palette. On top of that, the restaurant’s dessert options will definitely give your sweet tooth a run for its money.

Woodberry Kitchen

When it comes to Baltimore restaurants, Woodberry Kitchen is definitely one to check out. The restaurant offers a cool and ‘hip’ atmosphere that will leave you enjoying your experience just as much as you enjoy the food. The menu offers dishes from duck soup to chicken enchiladas.

Rusty Scupper

There’s no way you can check out Baltimore restaurants without stopping by a good seafood place. The Rusty Scupper provides tasty seafood in an upscale environment. However, even though the restaurant is a little on the classier side, you can still expect to see some of your regular seafood favorites such as a shellfish platter.

Ouzo Bay

If you’re a fan of authentic Greek food, you’ll love Ouzo Bay. With nearly a 5 star rating, Ouzo Bay has a little something for everybody. As the restaurant’s website says, “Ouzo Bay brings the Mediterranean to you with daily wild catches from around the world, grass fed lamb, and prime dry aged meats.” In addition to great food, Ouzo Bay also has lovely ambiance that will definitely get you in the mood to enjoy your food.

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