5801 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 744-5000
Fax: (410) 788-5197
Bars & Cafes
Patrick's of Pratt Street dates back to 1847 and is one of the oldest pubs in the country. It shifted to its present location in 1863 and has passed through generations of family ownership. Guests can listen to vocal and instrumental Irish folk songs on Tuesdays, while Thursdays are Ladies Nights. The beverage menu includes Irish whiskeys such as the matured Jameson, Tullamore Dew and Celtic Honey. The food menu blends European and Asian dishes like Samosa, Black Angus Steak de Jour, Scotchman’s Burger and Cod with Thai Lime Sauce. For dessert, do not miss the rum pie baked using an age-old recipe. This pub also offers catering services and organizes regular tours to Ireland. It is advisable to reserve in advance due to the limited opening hours and immense popularity of the bar.
The Union Craft Brewery is situated on Union Avenue, just a few minutes away from Maryland Zoo in Woodberry area of Baltimore. The unique brewery blends with ease traditional and contemporary styles of brewing and creates interesting, bold flavors. Established in 2011, Union Craft is responsible for well-balanced brews and ales such as Duckpin Pale Ale, Rye Baby IPA and the lager Blackwing, to name a few. As such, the brewhouse is open for tours on Saturdays between 1p and 4p, while their fun and casual tap room remains open between Thursdays and Fridays, from 5p to 8p.
Artifact is one of the local coffee shops located at Union Avenue. This place is good for a quiet breakfast. Drop in for their sandwiches, egg and scrapple or simple donuts to go along with your coffee. This place is not preferable for families or groups and takes a little more than usual time to serve!
Pickles Pub is a favorite with all sports fans in Baltimore. Located about a couple of blocks away from the Camden Yards Stadium, it gets exceptionally packed every time there's a match on. A great place to meet up with old pals, provided you don't mind the smoke-filled air and the continuous hustle-bustle. It offers typical pub-grub, comprising of burgers and such other light fare. But it's the drinks and the general atmosphere that's bursting with energy right until the wee hours, which has the crowd streaming in day after day!
Being a casual diner doesn't mean being mediocre, and Frank & Nic's West End Grille sets high standards as a friendly eatery. Adding a sports bar scene, the vibe of this spacious restaurant is cozy, best for enjoying the match on the television. Unwind with friends over some drinks and classic American bar food. Have some sliders, burgers, mac and cheese, some entrees that make for a delicious meal. A good vegetarian selection attracts the vegetarian crowd around the neighborhood as well. The drink menu includes cocktails, beer and wine. Frank & Nic's West End Grille is a great venue for private parties. Get in touch with the management for more information.
Luna Del Sea is an ideal venue for casual dining with family or friends. Choose to sit indoors amidst the chirpy pink-and-white setting—the outdoor seating is a good option on warm days under the bright umbrellas, and for people-watching at night. The varied menu features an array of tasty preparations—sandwiches, soups, salads, beef dishes and seafood are all available. Kids have a separate menu, and students can avail a 10 percent discount on producing an ID card. Enjoy to the fullest during the Happy hours! The occasional live entertainment enlivens this place!
13.5% is a prominent wine bar in Hampden that is carefully designed to make your visit worthwhile. Choose from a collection of about 200 wines that caters to all tastes. Along with wine the bar also has a wide range of bottled beers, spirits and cocktails. The staff is knowledgeable and helps you pick from an array of accompaniments like beer-battered oysters and lamb meatballs to enhance the wine experience further.
This lovely little cafe on Hampden's Avenue offers an assortment of gourmet coffees, from espresso to latte and capuccino. The multiethnic menu features focaccia sandwiches filled with turkey or roasted vegetables and Vietnamese warm shrimp salad. On weekend mornings, the cafe also offers breakfast favorites, such as Huevos Rancheros or apple pancakes. This cafe is very popular with the locals, particularly on weekends, so be prepared for a pleasant wait. Pass the time on the comfy couch in the quiet back room.
There is an informal tradition among Baltimore waitresses to address customers as 'Hon' (pronounced to rhyme with 'bun.') Over the years, the term has come to symbolize the town's casual hospitality` and as such, it suits this friendly café perfectly. Located in Hampden, it has the ambiance of a suburban kitchen circa 1955, and the menu fits the décor just right. Dishes like Four Cheese Lasagna and 'Much Better Than Mom's' Meatloaf are guaranteed to stick to your ribs, and the Crab cake Platter does Baltimore proud.
Hampden is one of Baltimore's funkier blue-collar neighborhoods, and Frazier's On The Avenue is one of this area's favorite bars. During weeknight happy hours, the place is packed with young urban professionals who amble in for the great drink specials and the excellent bar fare, which includes steaks, hamburgers and seafood dishes. A large collection of stuffed ducks and vintage photographs give the dining room a homey touch.
An innovative take on the classic pub-grub is what you can expect at the Victoria Gastro Pub. The locally-sourced ingredients add more character to the food served at Victoria. The elaborate stock of stouts and ales is something to rave about. Try Roasted Cavendish Farms Quail or Victoria Fish and Chips and pair it with a cocktail - satisfaction is guaranteed! Do check the website to know more.
With its simple yet elegant decor, B&O American Brasserie adds comfort to the sophisticated Hotel Monaco, where it is located. The bar seating is comfortable and it makes for a great place to hang out with friends or colleagues. The upscale crowd frequents B&O American Brasserie for their delicious cocktails that go very well with the American delicacies they have on offer. Raw Oysters, Steamed Local Clams are among their must-haves. Being a great venue for business gatherings, B&O American Brasserie provides private dining and banquet gathering solutions. Check website for further details.