Maryland’s largest city, Baltimore is home to world-class museums, closely knit neighbourhoods, historical districts, and diverse attractions such as the National Aquarium and Maryland Science Centre. This enjoyable destination on the East Coast boasts its unique charm and character with its one-of-a-kind landmarks and experiences. With authentic food experiences and culinary trails, the biggest draw to the city is the local food that lures in visitors from all over the country. From fresh crab cakes to fried chicken, the restaurants of Baltimore treats foodies with their scrumptious Maryland-style cuisine. For great spots that excel at serving the freshest of the region’s local produce, here is a list of the best farm-to-table restaurants in Baltimore, Maryland.
1. Maggie's Farm
Founded in 2012 by accomplished chefs, Maggie’s Farm is dedicated to supporting local farms and businesses and serving top-notch grub. With remarkable service in a comfy space, the restaurant is a popular brunch and dinner spot in town. The super crispy Chicken Waffles served here is a hit and makes visitors keep coming back for more.
Address: 4341 Harford, Baltimore
Website: Maggie’s Farm
Opening hours: Sat & Sun: 11 am - 10pm; Wed - Fri: 4pm - 10pm (closed on Mon & Tue)
2. Woodberry Kitchen
Slow Cooked Turkey & Dumplings. Tomatillo sauce, heirloom tomatoes, roasted sweet peppers, turkey jus.Posted by Woodberry Kitchen on Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Located in the town of Woodberry in a restored building that was once a flour mill, this restaurant serves a delectable selection of gluten-free suppers, snacks, oysters, brunches, wines, and desserts. The menu includes wines that are organic and dishes made from ingredients sourced directly from local farmers. You can also choose to purchase locally sourced and preserved pantry items such as peach jams and snake oil sauces here.
Address: 2010 Clipper Park Rd, Ste 126, Baltimore, MD 21211
Website: Woodberry Kitchen
Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 5pm - 9pm; Fri: 5pm - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm (closed on Mon)
3. The Food Market
Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
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Located in Hampden, The Food Market boasts modern decors and a focus on comfort foods. With a menu of dishes prepared using unique techniques by leading chefs and an amazing ambience, the restaurant offers an unmatched, complete dining experience. The Food Market also features a private kitchen with an HDMI screen and a 12-person seating area that offers chef-inspired five-course meals, a la carte meals, a bar, and a grill.
The Food Market
Address: 1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211
Website: The Food Market
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sun: 9am - 11pm
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Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account
Started by a chef who loves foraging food and cooking, this eatery serves fresh, seasonal dishes in a space with warm and green ambience. With a new take on the concept of farm-to-table, Foraged is the place to head to if you are looking for a unique and creative dining experience. The delightful dishes in adequate portions with fresh and natural flavours of the ingredients make the restaurant is a must-visit for anyone that loves the farm-to-table vibe.
Address: 3520 Chestnut street, Baltimore, Md 21211
Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Mon & Sun)
5. Cava Mezze
Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed
This Mediterranean restaurant serves traditional Greek dishes, handcrafted cocktails and drinks in a casual setting. Founded in 2006 by Greek immigrants, Cava Mezze is present in five locations across the country and features mezze-style dining. With super friendly and attentive service and an expansive menu list that includes vegan and gluten-free menu options, Cava Mezze is the place to go for anyone looking to savour fresh Mediterranean dishes.
Address: 1302 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21202
Website: Cava Mezze
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11.30am - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm
6. Jack and Zach Food
This food joint on Charles St. serves handcrafted sausages, patties, and meals made from fresh locally sourced ingredients. This hole-in-the-wall restaurant features cosy, quaint ambience and is ideal for anyone looking to relax and enjoy delicious dishes. With friendly service, charming decors and delicious dishes, a meal in this little gem is highly recommended and should not be missed when you are in Baltimore.
Jack and Zach Food
Address: 333 N Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21202
Website: Jack and Zach Food
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 3.30pm; Sun: 10am - 3pm (closed on Sat)
Located in the Baltimore Museum of Art, this restaurant features views of a yard with sculptures and works by eminent artists. The restaurant opened its doors in 1998 and has fostered relationships with the region’s farms and fisheries and has been serving thoughtfully sourced farm food since then. The restaurant features a menu that includes a wide range of delightful dishes for brunches, lunches, desserts, and dinners.
Address: Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 11.30am - 9pm; Sat - Sun: 10am - 9pm (closed on Mon)
8. Patterson Public House
Warm Carrot Salad- Local radish, black garlic tahini, Moon Valley Farms greens, squash aioli and peanut sesame crumblePosted by Patterson Public House on Thursday, 17 January 2019
This neighbourhood restaurant is committed to offering the best locally sourced food in a relaxing setting. With exceptional service, modern decors and excellent fare, this neighbourhood gem is a favourite among the foodies of Baltimore. Their farm-to-table menu is expansive and includes a wide range of small plates, entrees, pub fares, and dishes for brunches.
Patterson Public House
Address: 2901 E Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21224
Website: Patterson Public House
Opening hours: Tue - Fri: 5am - 10pm; Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 10.30am - 9pm (closed on Mon)
9. The Elephant
Located in an 1850s midtown mansion, this restaurant offers American cuisine, elegant decors, and trendy vibes. This iconic restaurant was converted from a Congressman’s residence from the 1850s to 1930s to a retail store from the 1930s to 1970s and finally ended up as a restaurant filling up the hearts and the appetites of local Baltimoreans in the recent decades. Their globally inspired menu also includes chef tasting meal courses and lip-smacking desserts along with a wide range of starters and seasonal farm-fresh fare.
Address: 924 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Website: The Elephant
Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 5pm - 12am (closed on Sun - Wed)
This waterfront restaurant overlooks the Patapsco River and offers stunning views and memorable dining experiences with your friends and family. Their scrumptious menu features classic Maryland dishes with ingredients produced in Living Classrooms. The restaurant also hosts a number of events that include cocktail hours, receptions, and festive brunches that allow you to spend quality time with your loved ones in a gorgeous setting.
Address: 1417 Thames Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 11.30am - 11pm; Sun: 11.30am - 10pm
Enjoy farm-fresh goodness
Diverse cuisines, fresh seafood, and an unrivalled beer scene make Baltimore one of the fastest growing culinary destinations in the country. Get a taste of Charm City’s local produce by visiting one of the above farm-to-table restaurants in Baltimore and experience the magic of its renowned chefs.
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