El Nayar Restaurant 6790 Business Parkway, Elkridge, 410-379-2981; www.elnayarusa.com. Open daily. Dine-in, carryout, outdoor dining, happy hour specials, imported and domestic beers. Free Wi-Fi. Catering available. L D

Facci Ristorante 7530 Montpelier Road., Laurel, 301-604-5555.

Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que 6201 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia, 410-290-0091. Barbecue, St. Louis-style ribs, slow-cooked beef brisket, homemade desserts. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Fatburger. The last great hamburger stand 6630 Marie Curie Drive, Elkridge, 410-312-3100. Open daily. Jukebox with Internet music (free play).  L D $


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Five Guys Burgers and Fries 6435 Dobbin Center Way, Suite 24, Columbia, 410-730-2973; fiveguys.com. Open daily.  L D $

Flavors of India 7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite A, Columbia, 410-290-1118, 410-290-1599, 410-465-5395; www.flavorsofindiainc.com. Indian delicacies, soups, salads, tandoori specials, Dosa specialties. L D $-$$

Forest Diner 10031 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-465-5395. Classic diner. American comfort food. Open daily. No credit cards. B L D $

Frank’s 24-Hour Diner 7395 Cedar Ave. and Route 1, Jessup, 410-799-8198. Original 1959 diner. Traditional diner food. Breakfast 24 hours. Blue-plate specials. Carryout. B L D $-$$

(The) Friendly Inn 11074 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, 410-531-5510; www.thefriendlyinn.com. Sandwiches, appetizers, soups and salads. B L D

Frisco Taphouse 6695 Dobbin Road, Columbia, 410-312-4907; www.friscogrille.com. Regional American cuisine with extensive selection of draft and microbrews. 50 rotating draft lines.

Fuddruckers 6486 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia, 410-992-0916. Hamburgers, fresh-baked buns. Open daily. L D $-$$

Fuji Japanese Restaurant 10226 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-750-2455. Authentic Japanese cuisine, sushi bar. L D $-$$

Ginza of Tokyo 7530 Montpelier Road, Laurel, 301-776-6764. Japanese hibachi-grilled steaks and seafood with fusion-style sauce. Sushi. Kids’ menu. L D  $-$$$

Golden Sports Bar & Grill 8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-480-2994. Light fare; wraps, salads, burgers, shrimp. Open daily. L D $-$$

Gourmet Garden & Sushi Delight Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Columbia, 410-997-5005. Traditional Chinese décor; traditional and contemporary Chinese food and Japanese sushi; vegetarian offerings. L D $-$$

Great Sage 5809 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville, 443-535-9400; www.greatsage.com. Vegan, organic. Kids’ menu, organic wine/beer and cocktails. Open lunch through dinner, offering Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Mondays. Live music every Thursday, 8:30-10:30 p.m., with half-price bottles of wine. L D $-$$

(The) Greene Turtle 8872 McGaw Road, Suite C, Columbia, 410-312-5255. Sports bar. Burgers, wraps, baskets, entrees, kids’ menu. L D

Greystone Grill 8850 Columbia 100 Parkway, Ellicott City, 410-715-4739; www.GreystoneGrill.com. Fresh seafood, free-range chicken, char-grilled meats. Quality wines available by the glass. Reservations accepted for lunch and dinner. Lunchtime hours weekdays only. L D

Han Joong Kwan 9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-461-1099. Korean cuisine. Lunch specials. Wednesday-Monday, L D $-$$$

Han Sung Frederick Crossing Shopping Center, 3570 St. Johns Lane, Suite 102, Ellicott City, 410-750-3836. Korean and Japanese specialties. Lunch-box specials. Updated menu. $-$$$