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The finest eats in Reisterstown

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Reisterstown's restaurant scene features something for just about everyone. Aside from chain restaurants and fast food stops, there is much to discover when passing through Reisterstown on an empty stomach. Here's a veritable buffet of choices:

Tastiest buffalo wings:Bill Bateman's Bistro Located in the Chartley Park Center, this popular eatery also serves some of the best ribs in town.

Best cafe within a shop: The coffee shop inside the Things You Love antiques store is very charming.

Best bagels: Bagel Bin & Deli is owned by bagel entrepreneur Corey Blanton, who owns the Bagel Bin Factory in Elkridge. That facility manufactures approximately 1.5 million bagels per year and supplies 15 restaurants. Consequently, the Reisterstown location has a broad menu, making it a choice place for many locals to start their day.

Harryman House is the place in Reisterstown to celebrate milestone birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, promotions and retirements. (Photo by Tony Lohr, Special to

Best Latin American cuisine: Fiesta Grill is located in the Cherry Valley Shopping Center.

Finest Italian food: Tonino's yummy house salad dressing is not to be missed.

Best fine dining, period: Harryman House has a menu that features everything from Veal Marsala to Snapper en Papillotte. This is the place in Reisterstown to celebrate milestone birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, promotions and retirements. The restaurant also features the on-site Harryman House Gourmet Shop, where customers can order prepared food (crab cakes, seafood lasagna, steaks, etc.) that can be re-heated at home.

Best catering: For the Love of Food Catering and Personal Chef Service offers food preparation services for a romantic dinner for two or a wedding brunch of 70. Personal chefs can also be contracted to prepare a week or two weeks' worth of meals in the home based on a client's dietary wants and needs. For steamed crabs in Reisterstown, Reter's Crab House is the place to go.(Photo by Tony Lohr, Special to

Best crabs, hon: Reter's Crab House serves up crabs and crabcakes and several other seafood choices.

To beef or no to beef: Definitely go beef at the North Star Tavern. Whether it's a filet mignon or New York Strip, you can't go wrong with any of North Star's grilled delights. The eatery offers a large selection of seafood, too, plus outdoor patio dining when weather permits.

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