Although the pandemic has unfortunately cast a veil on Baltimore Restaurant Week last summer– only allowing alfresco dining, take out and delivery due to mayor’s restrictions – 10 day promotion is back in full swing for 2021. As capacity limits have been lifted, more than 50 locations across the city are developing special prix fixe menus available for indoor and outdoor service.
This year, make reservations to take advantage of the $ 10, $ 15 or $ 20 lunch and brunch menus, as well as the $ 25, $ 35 or $ 45 dinner offers from July 23 to August 1. eat plant-based meals, weighing all the choices can be overwhelming, so we’ve broken down a few suggestions to get you started:
Brunch: Alexander Tavern
Those hoping to kick off restaurant week in style with a boozy brunch should look no further than this Fells Point staple. For $ 19, enjoy a two-course brunch that includes dishes like an all-bagel breakfast salad, fruity pebble pancakes, and a vegan sausage panini. The tavern promotion also includes a two-course lunch for $ 19 and a three-course dinner for $ 27.
Take a trip to the sunny Almafi Coast (via Locust Point) with the $ 20 two-course lunch at this Italian restaurant and wine bar. With dishes such as fresh Italian bread, mozzarella, prosciutto, and squid ink pasta, it will be difficult to choose just one dish for each dish. If you come back for dinner this week, you’ll get a three-course meal for $ 45.
Outdoor dining: Cindy Lou’s Fish House
Celebrating its first-ever summer dining week, this Foreman Wolf spot at Harbor Point offers sweeping views of the waterfront. Sit out on the expansive patio to enjoy the restaurant’s three-course dinner menu for $ 40. Seasonal dishes to look out for include a summer squash soup, a stack of fried green tomatoes, a pork chop with grilled peaches, and a classic fried chicken with braised greens and a buttermilk cookie.
New location: Liora
This herbal restaurant by celebrity chef Matthew Kenney recently debuted on the ground floor of the 414 Light Street building in downtown. Specializing in locally sourced and seasonal vegan cuisine, the restaurant offers a three-course dinner for $ 45. Sample Baltimore-inspired ‘crab’ cake with remoulade and Old Bay, as well as cacio e pepe with kelp noodles and a smoked maitake mushroom with cheese grits.
Community-oriented cuisine: Dovecote Cafe
The dovecote is defined as a refuge for pigeons and doves – and that sense of community is exactly what this cafe in Reservoir Hill evokes. Restaurant Week will be no exception. Throughout the week, the Pigeonnier team will host events such as a live brunch with Bobbi Rush & Friends on July 25 (tickets include entree, pastry and drinks), a special Taco Tuesday on July 27, and a three course dinner with Chef Catina Smith July 28. Smith’s mouthwatering menu will highlight the chana with cucumber salad and chutneys, as well as the black rice congee with white fish and garlic chips.
Mediterranean meal: Cafe Fili
This luminous mountain. Vernon Café is ready to transport your taste buds to the Mediterranean region with options like fattoush, lamb shawarma, gyroscopes, and baba ghanouj. Satisfy your cravings with a two-course lunch for $ 15.
Sicilian supper: Cosima
Visit this historic mill turned restaurant in Hampden for a delizioso meal. Pair a fine glass of wine with a three-course Sicilian dinner at $ 45, with choices like risotto di verdua and caponata. Don’t forget the dessert for the third course, with a rich tiramisu, Italian cream and summer fruit sorbet.
Comfort food: Next Phaze Café
Are you looking for food to soothe your soul? Check out Next Phaze Cafe, which has been a local favorite since it opened on Lexington Street in 2017. Order take out, have it delivered with DoorDash, GrubHub or Uber Eats, or sit in the lounge with New York style. -Orléans plate of catfish, heavenly bayou pasta or crispy fried shrimp.
Chesapeake Tariff: Gertrude Chesapeake’s Kitchen
After spending the day at the Baltimore Museum of Art, recharge your batteries with local Chesapeake cuisine at Gertrude’s. For Restaurant Week, the menu includes pan-seared Maryland chicken, crab cakes, gulf shrimp, and Baltimore peach upturn cake. The three-course dinner starts at $ 30.
Browse the full list of participating restaurants, here.