100 Baltimore / Maryland Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis, Stanford Grill - Columbia, Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Annapolis, Columbia, Inner Harbor
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Annapolis
4,574 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Lunch
Food, wine and service was all excellent Thank YOU
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
26 people mentioned the Calamari

Stanford Grill - Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
6,531 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
One of my favorite places to eat. I would recommend this to anyone.
Contemporary American in Baltimore / Maryland
171 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Oceanaire Seafood Room - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Inner Harbor
3,771 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Amazing Service! I took my girlfriend out to for a Monday date night and we were not disappointed. After 2 Old Fashions, 16oz New York, and Lobster Mac and Cheese, I was blown awayRead more
Special Occasion in Baltimore / Maryland
121 people mentioned the Baked Alaska

Bluestone

$$$$·Seafood·
Timonium
5,469 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our server, Meg was terrific. Clearly working a great number of tables and doing a great job of it. The was delicious as always.
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
147 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Chart House Restaurant - Annapolis

$$$$·Seafood·
Annapolis
5,751 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Beautiful view , great place to celebrate a special occasion
Scenic View in Baltimore / Maryland
153 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Victoria Gastro Pub

$$$$·International·
Columbia
2,747 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Casual
We had a very nice family dinner celebration with great food and drinks and service!
224 people mentioned the Duck Fat Fries

Barrett's Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Hunt Valley
2,827 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Nice lunch. We split two items.
Great for Lunch in Baltimore Suburbs
44 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Citron

$$$$·American·
Towson
1,669 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Everything was amazing. We had a great time here.
Best Ambiance in Baltimore Suburbs
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Rusty Scupper - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Inner Harbor
7,334 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The food was amazing. We had the crab stuffed shrimp and the whole fried fish. It was well seasoned and very tasty. We loved the ambiance and our server was very nice
Scenic View in Baltimore / Maryland
168 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Cypriana

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Hampden
1,085 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Absolutely delicious!
Healthy in Baltimore
52 people mentioned the Pita
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Woodberry Kitchen

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Downtown
11,214 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Their team has done such a beautiful job of outdoor dining! We loved it.
146 people mentioned the Chicken Biscuit
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Creole de Graw

$$$$·Creole·
Havre De Grace
427 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
We were up for the Havre de Grace Ice Festival. Always a great time. The lobster mac and cheese was enough for a meal for me, so good, too!
Great for Brunch in Baltimore / Maryland
9 people mentioned the Jambalaya

George Martin's Grillfire - Hanover, Maryland

$$$$·American·
Hanover
1,718 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
Cassie, our waitress, was great. Food was quick and tasty. Only complaint was it was a little expensive for lunch, for what you got, but with COVID and the way prices have gone Read more
173 people mentioned the Cotton Candy

Tersiguel's French Country Restaurant

$$$$·French·
Ellicott City
2,125 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The tasting menu was delicious and beautiful. Drinks were great as was the service. Very intimate environment with a very passionate staff. Would recommend for a special occasion aRead more
Best Ambiance in Baltimore / Maryland
23 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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The Alehouse Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
1,107 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Two for dinner. Restaurant was a bit noisy but manageable. Burgers were good. A couple of the beer selections were not available.
Outdoor Dining in Baltimore / Maryland
15 people mentioned the Mac Cheese

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Pikesville
2,348 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Joe our server was amazing ! Amazing experience will definitely be back.
Special Occasion in Baltimore Suburbs
19 people mentioned the Petite Filet

The Prime Rib - Baltimore (The Original)

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
4,194 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Very expensive so best for a special celebration. Loved the live jazz trio and decor h that harkens to the 30s. Really good food; personable service though clearing plates was surpRead more
Romantic in Baltimore / Maryland
1,593 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Gertrude's - Baltimore

$$$$·American·
Charles Village
6,259 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
The Kenny family loves Gertrude’s.The food and service are consistently excellent. We will be back,
Great for Lunch in Baltimore / Maryland
118 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Carpaccio Tuscan Kitchen

$$$$·Italian·
Annapolis
1,816 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Great service, my wife had the lasagna, I had the spaghetti with anchovies, capers & olives, absolutely delicious! The dirty martini and the pear martini were off the chart!
Best Overall in Greater Annapolis
28 people mentioned the Calamari

The Valley Inn

$$$$·American·
Towson
1,191 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
I had the french onion soup and fried green tomatoes. Both exceptional!
33 people mentioned the Shrimp Salad

Pappas Restaurant - Cockeysville

$$$$·Seafood·
Hunt Valley
2,176 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
Service was great! Drinks stayed full & food came out hot. Got to wait the games. I love Pappas in Cockeysville.
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
37 people mentioned the Crab Soup

The Capital Grille - Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
3,444 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Food here is always amazing. Took my boyfriend for his birthday and he enjoyed every part of his meal. Also they were very accommodating because I requested vegan options which turRead more
Best Service in Baltimore / Maryland
48 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Sullivan's Steakhouse - Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Inner Harbor
2,515 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
I came to Sullivan’s for my birthday and my night was great. All of the staff were wonderful and made me feel very special. I thank them all for making my birthday night a blast.
74 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Timonium

$$$$·Italian·
Timonium
1,001 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups
The black bean soup was fantastic! The spaghetti and meatballs were very good. The veal saltimbocca could have been much better. One of the four pieces served was very good but theRead more
15 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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Birroteca - Baltimore

$$$$·Italian·
Hampden
2,205 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great Beer
Friendly wait staff and we didn’t have to wait long for food. Nice for a mid week date night
Healthy in Baltimore
132 people mentioned the Calamari

Blue Hill Tavern

$$$$·American·
Canton
2,867 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Our second time dining, was hoping to love it more the second time but still wasn’t our favorite. Both entrees (surf & turf and filet mignon) were good but temperature was not hotRead more
Great for Lunch in Baltimore / Maryland
43 people mentioned the Calamari

The Elkridge Furnace Inn

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Elkridge
2,498 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Always an enjoyable and delicious dining experience at the Elkridge Furnace Inn. Gourmet food in an historic setting. First class food and service in a cozy, relaxed setting
Best Ambiance in Baltimore Suburbs
31 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

By The Docks

$$$$·Seafood·
Essex
1,386 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
The crab cakes are huge, yummy, and reasonably priced. Steamed shrimp was cooked perfectly. I highly recommend this restaurant to seafood lovers.
22 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Sabatino's

$$$$·Italian·
Little Italy
2,213 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Special Occasion
How refreshing to be in a restaurant with such a kind and helpful staff. I grew up going to Sab's. The history and atmosphere is so comforting. The food was so good and I will be Read more
Good for Groups in Baltimore
76 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

The Food Market - Hampden

$$$$·American·
Hampden
4,363 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great time, great service. Second time and all was well. Will return.
American in Baltimore / Maryland
95 people mentioned the Pretzel

Nantuckets Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Fenwick Island
2,107 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Food, cocktails & service were excellent, will definitely be back!
Best Service in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
25 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Inner Harbor
1,963 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
Our date night was amazing at Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5! Excellent service, kind, helpful, and very knowledgeable waiter, amazing food.
Most Booked in Baltimore
20 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bygone

$$$$·American·
Harbor East
2,060 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
Beautiful location with a excellent view of the Inner Harbor and around Baltimore. Not a lot of places have a 29th floor unobstructed view. Although the food is expensive it is gRead more
Best Ambiance in Baltimore
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Sotto Sopra

$$$$·Italian·
Mt. Vernon
2,901 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Slam dunk! Great dining experience at every facet. A must do!
Best Ambiance in Baltimore / Maryland
34 people mentioned the Calamari
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Linwoods

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Owings Mills
3,811 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Love your specialty pizza that Annie throws together for us! The scallops with risotto amazing.
Contemporary American in Baltimore / Maryland
45 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Corner Stable - Cockeysville

$$$$·American·
Hunt Valley
1,104 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Lunch
I ate at the Bar and had my usual Tuesday night dinner special: 2 Large Chicken Breasts, Buffalo Hot Sauce, coleslaw and a Large Merlot. All was very tasty.
American in Baltimore / Maryland
15 people mentioned the Fried Chicken

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Baltimore

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
4,385 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
reunion with friends
Scenic View in Baltimore
45 people mentioned the Calamari

Cafe Normandie

$$$$·French·
Annapolis
1,934 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
This restaurant is a lovely find. Great French food in a traditional French-style setting. We were really impressed with the food - generous portion and reasonable prices. We'll beRead more
Best Overall in Greater Annapolis
24 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

LIBERATORE'S Ristorante & Catering - Bel Air

$$$$·Italian·
Bel Air
620 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Service was outstanding. Very engaging.
5 people mentioned the Calamari

Iron Bridge Wine Company - Columbia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Columbia
4,459 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Great menu. Enjoyed all.
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
54 people mentioned the Calamari
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Lewnes' SteakHouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Annapolis
2,520 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Always great food, wine, and service at Lewnes!!!
Best Food in Baltimore / Maryland
41 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

LIBERATORE’S Ristorante & Catering - Eldersburg

$$$$·Italian·
Eldersburg
580 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Special Occasion
A true diamond in Eldersburg. First class and best food/service around. The highest quality family run and family friendly restaurant. Highly recommend!
Italian in Baltimore / Maryland
9 people mentioned the Calamari

SoBo Cafe

$$$$·American·
Federal Hill
913 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
  • Cozy
Great food, great reception, superb drinks. This place is a hidden gem, and we will go again soon.
Best Value in Baltimore
35 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie

Pappas Restaurant - Glen Burnie

$$$$·Seafood·
Annapolis
434 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
They have the best crab cakes. The bar drinks aren't great but if you're not a drinker the food is amazing.
16 people mentioned the Crab Soup
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RA Sushi Bar Restaurant - Baltimore, MD

$$$$·Japanese·
Harbor East
687 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Happy Hour
  • Creative Cuisine
This place never disappoints!! Every time I visit Baltimore, I go to Ra Sushi!! They even have their amazing happy hour on Saturday!! What else could you ask for!! Food is great anRead more
Late Night Find in Baltimore
11 people mentioned the Viva Las Vegas Roll

Michael's Cafe

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Timonium
1,994 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
We love the atmosphere, service and food. Wish we lived closer so we could go more often.
Great for Lunch in Baltimore Suburbs
45 people mentioned the Crab Soup

George Martin's Vivo Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Hanover
582 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Our server was great, she was waiting on all of the tables in teh restaurant (or it appeared she was) but was still very attentive, fast, lots of fun, and had a great attitude. FooRead more
Romantic in Baltimore / Maryland
38 people mentioned the Calamari

Pairings Bistro

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Bel Air
1,876 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Neighborhood Gem
It was our birthday month for three of us in the family so we chose Pairings as a treat. We ordered various meals: chicken, shrimp, sea bass, and Mac n cheese with seafood in it, rRead more
Healthy in Baltimore / Maryland
75 people mentioned the Crab Soup

Blackwall Hitch - Annapolis

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
1,864 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Excellent meal and value. It did take a while for us to get served but we were happy to be out so we just settled in. Our poor server had too many tables but she was in good spiriRead more
Good for Groups in Baltimore / Maryland
21 people mentioned the Crab Dip

Fallston Barrel House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Fallston
285 reviews
  • Casual
  • Live Music
  • Good for Groups
Great food, music, people and multiple areas to enjoy your own personal space
Hot Spot in Baltimore / Maryland
4 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Blue Moon

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Rehoboth Beach
4,008 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
This place was amazing. Food was delicious and all things considered with Covid we felt safe, the restaurant wasn’t too crowded.
Hot Spot in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
1,104 people mentioned the Blue Moon
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One Eleven Main

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Bel Air
971 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a fantastic time last night. We took friends who had never been to 111 Main and I am sure that they will be returning. Food, drinks and service were excellent!
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore / Maryland
18 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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The Point in Towson

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Towson
318 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Authentic
I asked for a place that was COVID safe and they put me in a very spacious and quiet part of the restaurant, which I was grateful for. I got stood up and Carly was great at helpingRead more
Great for Brunch in Baltimore / Maryland
3 people mentioned the Cheese Steak

Pappas Restaurant - Parkville

$$$$·Seafood·
Parkville
1,622 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
My filet mignon was cooked to perfection. The server whose name is DJ was absolutely fabulous! Went above and beyond to serve us and had a great personality.
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
27 people mentioned the Crab Imperial

Tino's Italian Bistro

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
1,064 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
Outstanding! Great food, reasonable prices. We felt like we were at an update Sabatino's, our favorite Little Italy restaurant.
Kid Friendly in Baltimore / Maryland
9 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala

Eden

$$$$·American·
Rehoboth Beach
2,138 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
It was wonderful, we have always had great meals and experiences at Eden.
Best Service in Ocean City / Delaware Shore
29 people mentioned the Key Lime Pie

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Columbia
2,291 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Great, family-owned local business. Food & ambiance were good
Healthy in Baltimore / Maryland
32 people mentioned the Calamari
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Kona Grill - Baltimore

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Inner Harbor
1,997 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Visited Baltimore with my daughter for the weekend. We had a tough time finding somewhere that was open for dinner. I was skeptical about Kona Grill, but it was wonderful! Our servRead more
28 people mentioned the Macadamia Nut Chicken

Level Small Plates Lounge

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
1,907 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
This is one of the most consistent venues in the area. Food & Service always top notch. Creative menu!
Fit for Foodies in Baltimore / Maryland
26 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Gordon Ramsay Steak - Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Federal Hill
1,545 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Food was amazing. Signature drinks were ok.
Special Occasion in Baltimore
34 people mentioned the Sticky Toffee Pudding
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Hersh's

$$$$·Italian·
Federal Hill
949 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Always a great meal with great service!
Best Overall in Baltimore / Maryland
18 people mentioned the Pistachio Pizza

Liberatore's Ristorante & Catering - Perry Hall

$$$$·Italian·
Perry Hall
343 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
My wife had the shrimp Parm and I had the pollo al pepperoncini. Both were delicious. They made a key lime Martini for my wife even though it is not on the menu. Maddy, our server Read more
Italian in Baltimore Suburbs
3 people mentioned the Calamari

Magdalena

$$$$·Bistro·
Mt. Vernon
866 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Notable Wine List
The food was absolutely magnificent; we had appetizers, dinner and dessert and every bite was delicious! We will definitely be back!
Best Overall in Baltimore
5 people mentioned the Amuse Bouche

Lebanese Taverna - Baltimore

$$$$·Middle Eastern·
Harbor East
1,265 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
I loved the food and the experience! The service was great. We will visit again.
Healthy in Baltimore / Maryland
25 people mentioned the Mezze

Glyndon Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glyndon
1,060 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Food is always wonderful here and the staff is always friendly and attentive.
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore / Maryland
19 people mentioned the Chicken Pot Pie