Whether you’re looking for a patio with a waterfront view, a hidden oasis, or a lively terrace, Baltimore has the perfect outdoor dining spot for you. Here you’ll find options for delicious food paired with shuffleboard, sculpture gardens, live music and more. Read on to find your ideal al fresco dining spot.
Alma Cocina Latina
Enjoy sushi flown in each day from Tokyo’s Tsukiji Market at the chic Harbor East restaurant, which offers panoramic views of the Inner Harbor from its waterfront patio.
725 Aliceanna Street
The sizeable patio at Bond Street Social at the edge of Fell’s Point has large tables that make it good for groups to enjoy their signature "social drinks," which are brought to the table in glass infusion jars.
901 S Bond Street
Brew House No. 16
Tucked along the Jones Falls, feel transported to Italy on Cosima's waterside patio surrounded by the brick and stone façade of the historic Mill No. 1 underneath string lights and the stars.
Mill No. 1, 3000 Falls Road
Encantada at the American Visionary Art Museum
Conveniently located next to Everyman Theatre and across the street from the Hippodrome Theatre, Forno’s cozy patio, surrounded by shrubs and covered by twinkling lights, offers a charming setting to enjoy happy hour or a full dinner before seeing a show.
17 N. Eutaw Street
This contemporary Italian kitchen and bar, known for its upstairs Cabaret and innovative menu and arts programming, boasts an outdoor cafe in the heart of Little Italy. The perfect spot to enjoy a pre- Film Fest dinner and the upcoming Little Italy Madonnari Arts Festival.
300 S. High Street
Gunther & Co.
Liv2Eat’s "secret garden" back patio in Federal Hill is completely hidden from the outside world. Retreat here for an intimate gathering surrounded by an urban forest of trees, shrubs and flowers as you enjoy classic Italian dishes with contemporary American flair.
1444 Light Street
Enjoy an afternoon in the Power Plant Live! beer garden lounging in one of Leinenkugel’s Adirondack chairs, sipping on a crisp local brew. Cozy up next to the outdoor fireplace on a Friday or Saturday evening for a chance to hear live music acts performing on the Power Plant Live! Stage in the central plaza.
4 Market Place
The outside bar and deck at MEX within Power Plant Live! provides an entertaining and lively atmosphere with local acoustic acts playing live music. MEX offers south-of-the-border flavor, including in-house specialty salsas and freshly made margaritas. After dinner, MEX turns up the heat with a DJ to get the nightly party started.
26 Market Place
Sit at one of the dog-friendly tables outside the front of Papi’s Tacos in Fell’s Point, or head to the courtyard behind the restaurant for a more intimate setting inspired by the culture of Mexico.
1703 Aliceanna Street
Enjoy a classic Maryland seafood feast complete with steamed crabs, local oysters, crab cakes and more in Riptide By The Bay’s breezeway between historic waterfront buildings in Fell’s Point.
1718 Thames Street
Rusty Scupper Restaurant and Bar
Play games like shuffleboard, foosball, Jenga and Connect 4 on Spirit Cruises’ rooftop deck with breathtaking views of the city while experiencing the harbor by boat. All cruises also include a buffet meal and live DJ entertainment.
561 Light Street
Verde offers outdoor seating at its corner restaurant for diners to enjoy classic Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas at sidewalk tables under strings of lights on a residential street in Canton.
641 S. Montford Avenue