4528 Harford Road, (410) 444-6664, lauravillebbqhouse.com $, L, D, P
Dive-y, with the requisite dive-y food—nachos, burgers, wings—but the highlight here is the barbecue, with tender, hickory-smoked baby-back ribs, brisket, and pulled pork.
4341 Harford Road, (410) 254-2376, maggiesfarmmd.com $$$, L, D, BR, R
This farm-to-table restaurant has one of the best charcuterie offerings in town and a small menu of rustic dishes that boast seasonal ingredients.
Red Canoe Cafe
4337 Harford Road, (410) 444-4440, redcanoecafe.virb.com $, B, L
Browse in Red Canoe’s bookstore, then order a grilled sandwich or a wrap from its cafe.
Silver Queen Cafe
5429 Harford Road, (443) 345-2020, silverqueencafe.com $$, D, BR, R
A cozy addition to the dining scene in Hamilton, with a small menu of gourmet pizzas and fancy New American entrees.
4915 Harford Road, (443) 708-5490, facebook.com/TasteThisBalt $, B, L, D
Comfort food at its finest: pork ribs, baked potatoes loaded with toppings, mac and cheese, and plenty of other down-home soul food dishes to fill you up.
4607 Harford Road, (410) 254-0122, zekescoffee.com $, B, L, P
Pop into Zeke’s for a cup of joe, along with a sandwich, bagel, or pastry. If you think you might need some pep in your step to go, make sure to get yourself some fresh ground coffee beans for home.