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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Tapas Restaurant
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“Close by, cute and great outdoor dining on warm evenings. Small plates mostly. Tuesday nights off pitcher of sangria for $10. This location is right besides The Charles movie theater, good for a double header.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Café
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“you have to try their cheesesteak, it's the best thing on their menu! It's classic food items with an asian twist.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Afghan Restaurant
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“One of my favorite restaurants in the city. Afghan food at great prices and fantastic food.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Museum
“A wax museum featuring prominent African-American and other black historical figures. It was established in 1983.”
  • 11 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Food is delicious, they do have a happy hour at the bar for decent drink prices. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
University
“Johns Hopkins Main Campus (Homewood). Great to see, and many shops and restaurants tucked away around the area.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Office
“Jazz, Vivaldi, Classical, Indy, Piano Concertos, and Star Wars. There's nothing you can't find at the Meyerhoff. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Although located across the harbor in Locust Point this is my favorite local museum because it is interactive and filled with amazing local history (canning, clothing, printing) along with hands-on demonstrations.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Cafe
“Brunch and dinner are awesome here. The chef and owner lives nearby and the the food is souther comfort mixed with Baltimore sensibilities. The restaurant was just expanded and is beautiful inside. The open kitchen is and the crowd is welcoming.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“A dimly lit speakeasy for those looking for romantic ambiance and delectable elixirs. It fills up quickly on weekends but always worth the wait for a table for place at the bar. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Oh Clavel you had me at tacos that can make a California girl cry tears of happiness and Mexican 40's for 6 bucks ( Also known as Caguamas or Ballenas depending on what part of Mexico you're in) This restaurant is BEAUTIFUL inside. The walls are distressed brick and the space is full of quiet nooks for couples or common tables for groups. They have the besy Mexican food in Baltimore PERIOD and the pricing is right where it should be. It's in an area just above Mt Vernon where the community is inspiring and creative. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Bar
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“Large and stylish place for brunch and dinner with outside tables. Suggest making a reservation.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“This is an excellent local organic food supermarket. Not cheap, but generally high quality stuff. A very nice lunch cafe at the front which offers lots of vegan options.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Food and ambience Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly”
  • 25 locals recommend
History Museum
“Edgar Allan Poe is one of the most influential American writers of the 19th century. He is famous for writing science fiction and short stories of mystery.”
  • 9 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“The Harborplace & Gallery is a festival marketplace located in the Inner Harbor with dozens of stores and restaurants. It's especially beautiful in spring and summer. The place to go for blue crab products, Baltimore Ravens and Orioles merchandise.”
  • 8 locals recommend