Howard County is home to an incredible assortment of dining experiences. The selection includes everything from haute cuisine to grab-and-go. Whether you're in the mood for continental cuisine in a romantic atmosphere, a Maryland crab cake in a casual setting, vegetarian Mexican dishes or almost anything else, this extensive list will aid you in your search for palate-pleasing fare.

(Key: B — Breakfast, L — Lunch, D — Dinner, Q — Live music, $ — Under $10, $$ — $10-$20, $$$ — $21-$30, $$$$ — Above $30, W — Best of Dining 2016 winner, HM — Best of Dining 2016 honorable mention)



Tigi’s Ethiopian Restaurant and Market
8459 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 14, Ellicott City
Vegetarian-friendly Ethiopian. Open daily. Saturday lunch. D $$


Alexandra’s American Fusion
2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City
American fusion cuisine. Offers tasting plates, extensive wine menu, outdoor dining and private dining. Sunday brunch buffet. B L D $$-$$$

17004 Frederick Road, Mt. Airy
American dishes, burgers, soups, sandwiches, salads and entrees. Seasonal menu. Closed Mondays. Dinner only Tuesday-Thursday. Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. L D $$-$$$$

Clyde’s of Columbia
10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia
Urban American cuisine in a lakefront setting with outdoor dining. Saturday and Sunday brunch. Early bird weekday specials. Private dining. L D $-$$$ W HM

The Corner Stable
8630 Guilford Road, Columbia
Known for ribs and jumbo crab cakes in a family-style dining room. Daily specials and happy hour deals at a full-service bar. Catering, dine-in or carryout. L D $-$$$ HM

Great Sage
5809 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville
Vegan and organic food, wine, beer and cocktails. Kids’ menu. Live music every Thursday, 8 p.m.-10 p.m., with half-price bottles of wine and small plates menu. Coffee bar Tuesday to Saturday, 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Mondays. L D Q $$ W

Grille 620
11099 Resort Road, Ellicott City
Casual steak, seafood and raw bar. Daily specials. Lunch on Fridays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Brunch on Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. D $$-$$$$ HM

Iron Bridge Wine Co.
10435 Route 108, Columbia
Cafe and wine bar with gourmet coffee and wine retail shop. Lounge-style seating area. Sunday brunch. Open daily. L D $-$$$ W HM

LeeLynn’s Dining Room & Lounge
9495 Old Annapolis Road, Ellicott City
Full menu using organic and fresh ingredients. 100-seat outdoor patio. Half-price drinks at happy hour, weekdays 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Closed Sunday between Thanksgiving and Easter; open daily for the rest of the year. L D $-$$

Melting Pot
5325 Village Center Drive, Suite 124, Columbia
Fondue restaurant featuring three- and four-course meals with cheese, entree and dessert courses prepared at the table by diners. Gluten-free menu available. Reservations highly recommended. D $$$-$$$$

Pure Wine Cafe
8210 Main St., Ellicott City
Upscale wine bar serving bistro-style tapas, small plates and full Mediterranean meals. Outdoor seating in season. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$$$ HM

Seasons 52
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 3150, Columbia
Seasonal and low-calorie menu items. Fifty-two wines by the glass. L D $$-$$$

Stanford Grill
8900 Stanford Blvd., Columbia
American cuisine made from scratch. Wood fire-grilled steaks, Eastern Shore crab cakes, salads, homemade soups. Offers extensive wine list, outdoor dining and kids’ menu. Gluten-free items available upon request. Open daily. Live jazz every evening; Sunday jazz brunch, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. L D Q $-$$$$

Toby’s Dinner Theatre
5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia
Buffet dinner and Sunday matinee brunch. Menu includes entrees, fruit and cheese board, vegetables, pasta, salad bar, sundae bar, desserts. Cash bar. Call or visit website for show titles, dates and times. B L D Q $$$$ W

The Turn House
Hobbit’s Glen Golf Course, 11130 Willow Bottom Drive, Columbia
Creative menu of contemporary American cuisine featuring local, seasonal ingredients. Bakery offering specialty desserts. Sunday brunch. Private dining. B L D $-$$$

Victoria Gastro Pub
8201 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Sophisticated twists on classic pub fare. Eclectic beer and wine list, plus a beer club. Open daily, 11 a.m. weekdays. Brunch Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Late-night dining. Happy hour, Monday-Friday, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and late night happy hour Sunday-Thursday 10 p.m.-2 a.m. L D Q $$-$$$ HM


5485 Restaurant & Bar
DoubleTree Hotel, 5485 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia
Burgers, pastas and salads. Open daily. B L D $$

BGR The Burger Joint
6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Suite D, Columbia
Cooked-to-order burgers (veggie, turkey and lamb options) on brioche buns, sliders, sandwiches, sides, desserts, shakes, floats, fountain drinks, beer and wine. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Bob Evans Restaurant
8325 Benson Drive, Columbia, 410-290-0004
4900 Beaver Run Court, Ellicott City, 410-740-9857
Regional American fare with a seasonal menu and heartland approach. Kids’ and seniors’ specials. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Boston Market
9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-313-8400
9061 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia, 410-312-0800
Spit-roasted chicken and all the trimmings, plus ham, turkey, meatloaf. Family packs and individual dinners. Eat-in or carryout. L D $-$$

Buffalo Wild Wings
6191 Columbia Crossing Circle
Wings, salads, burgers and dessert. Kids’ menu. Full bar. Party platters available. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Burger Bar by Wegmans
8855 McGaw Road, Columbia
Gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, sides, frozen custard and shakes. Kids’ meals. Opens daily at 11:30 a.m. L D $-$$

Centre Park Grill
8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Sandwiches, steaks, chops and other American favorites. Open daily. Sunday brunch. L D $$-$$$$ W

Cheeburger Cheeburger
8872 McGaw Road, Columbia
Customized burgers, hot dogs and chicken sandwiches with dozens of toppings, melts and salads. Shakes and malts available in many flavors. L D $-$$

The Cheesecake Factory
Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Extensive menu featuring American and international cuisine. 37 cheesecake flavors. Sunday brunch. L D $$-$$$$

Chef Rod’s Outrageous Burgers
7894 Washington Blvd., Elkridge
Located in a former Food Mart in a Shell gas station. Creative burgers, wings and specials from a popular local chef. Open Monday-Saturday 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Sundays. L D $

Chick N’ Friends
8775 Cloudleap Court, Columbia
Homestyle cooking. Fried chicken and fish, wings, BBQ ribs, southern sides, desserts. Catering available. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 11 a.m. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Country Pride Restaurant
TA Baltimore South, 7401 Assateague Drive, Jessup
Breakfast, sandwiches, soups and comfort food served 24 hours a day. Seniors specials. Buffet. B L D $-$$

Double-T Diner
10055 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Greek-American fare at a 1950s-style diner. Breakfast all day. Daily specials. Bakery on premises. Open daily at 6 a.m. B L D $-$$$ W HM

6010 University Blvd., Ellicott City
Eggs Benedict, omelets, crepes, salads, sandwiches, steaks, chicken, seafood. Juice bar and specialty coffees. Kids’ menu. Daily specials. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7p.m. B L D $-$$$ W

Five Guys Burgers and Fries
6435 Dobbin Center Way, Suite 24, Columbia, 410-730-2973
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-715-7345
Handformed burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and fries cooked in peanut oil. Trans-fat-free menu items. Open daily. L D $

Frank’s Diner
7395 Cedar Ave., Jessup
Original 1959 diner serving traditional food. Open daily 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Eat-in or carryout. B L D $-$$

Hickory Ridge Grill
Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6420 Freetown Road, Columbia
American cuisine with Mediterranean flair. Salads, sandwiches, pasta, chicken and steaks. Kids’ menu. Open daily. Sunday brunch. L D $-$$$

Harvest Fried Chicken
710 Lisbon Center Drive, Suite D, Woodbine
Fried and rotisserie chicken, seafood platters and Southern-style sides. Dine-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$

Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar
8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Elkridge
Scratch kitchen. Kids’ menu. Gluten-sensitive and vegetarian menus. Happy hour weekdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Half-price wine Tuesdays. L D $-$$$

Kloby’s Smokehouse
7500 Montpelier Road, Laurel
Fresh local meats, slow-roasted with natural hardwood on-premise pit. Pulled pork, beef brisket, chicken, ribs and sides. Kids’ menu and specials. Catering available. L D $-$$ HM

Longhorn Steakhouse
Columbia Crossing II, 8650 Snowden River Parkway
Western-themed steakhouse serving steaks, seafood, chicken and ribs. Gluten-sensitive menu. Open daily. Kids’ menu. L D $-$$$

Ma’s Kettle
8949 Baltimore St., Savage
Small, friendly neighborhood restaurant serving homestyle American food. Daily specials. Open weekdays. B L $-$$

Noodles & Co.
6191 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia, 410-872-3729
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-730-0207
Chef-driven, globally inspired menu of healthful, spicy noodles and other entrees in Asian, Italian and American styles. Kids’ menu. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $

Outback Steakhouse
Long Gate Shopping Center, 4420 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City
“Aussie-style” steakhouse with cheerful ambiance. D $-$$$

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
Columbia Crossing, 8640 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Hamburgers, chicken, turkey burgers, salads, fajitas and pasta. Kids’ menu. Allergen-free menu. L D $-$$

Ruby Tuesday
9071 Snowden Square Drive, Columbia, 410-312-0917
6080 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville, 443-535-8797
American favorites with regional accents like ribs and chops, seafood, chicken, steaks, pastas, burgers, sandwiches and a garden bar. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Shannon’s Saloon & Restaurant
Village Green Shopping Center, 9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Full-service menu and nightly specials featuring fresh seafood, steaks and pasta dishes. Kids’ menu. Eat-in or carryout. Catering available. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Open daily. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. L D $-$$$

SteelFire Kitchen & Bar
8170 Westside Boulevard, Fulton
Burgers, salads and American cuisine made from scratch, with a focus on fresh ingredients. Milkshakes. Full bar. Kids’ menu. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$

T.G.I Friday’s
Columbia Restaurant Park, 8330 Benson Drive, Columbia
Large menu of nachos, soups, salads, light fare, sandwiches, hamburgers, pizza, pasta, Southwestern, steak, ribs, seafood and chicken entrees. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Ten Oaks Tavern
3900 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg
Neighborhood tavern with weekly specials, seafood, ribs, sandwiches and light fare. Happy hour weekdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. L D $-$$$


Jesse Wong’s Asean Bistro
8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Asian fusion. Open daily. Eat-in or carryout. Catering available. Nightly entertainment including jazz on weekends. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Asian Palace Sushi Bar & Asian Cuisine
10801 Hickory Ridge Road, Columbia
Chinese, Japanese and Thai salads, seafood, sushi, sashimi and vegetarian dishes in an upscale setting. Full bar. Open daily. Happy hour weekdays, 4 p.m.-6:30 p.m. L D $-$$$

Best Hunan
Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8360 Guilford Road, Columbia
Casual Szechuan, Cantonese, Hunan, Mandarin and Thai food. Dine-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$

Cha Ya Asian Bistro
8874 McGaw Road, Columbia
Traditional Japanese and Thai food, including Hibachi, teriyaki and curry, served in decorative styles. Bubble teas, Thai coffee and Japanese sodas. Sushi bar. Homemade desserts. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Elkridge Corner Shopping Center, 7260-D Montgomery Road, Elkridge
Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

East Moon Asian Bistro
5725 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City
Asian fusion cuisine. Sushi bar and kids’ menu. Dine-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Hunan Lion
6500 Old Waterloo Road #1, Elkridge
Chinese, Thai and American dishes. Dim sum. Smartphone ordering for carryout. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Ichiban Cafe
6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia
Chinese and Japanese offerings, including sushi, sashimi, bento boxes, ramen noodle soup and bubble tea. Dine-in and carryout. Catering available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Noodles Corner
8865 Stanford Blvd., Suite 103, Columbia
Pan-Asian noodle cuisine. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$

Paper Lantern Asian Grill & Sushi
2020 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville
Sushi, sashimi and Chinese classics. Eat-in or carryout. Party trays available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pei Wei Asian Diner
Dobbin Square, 6478 Dobbin Center Way, Suite A, Columbia
Asian cuisine brought to you by P.F. Chang’s. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Shophouse Southeast Asian Kitchen
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Southeast Asian bowls, sides and desserts. Open daily. L D $


Bon Appetit Bakery & Cafe
10155 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 106, Ellicott City
Korean- and French-style bakery serving custom cakes, pastries, tea, coffee and deli sandwiches. Includes seating. B L D $

Bonaparte Breads
Historic Savage Mill, Spinning Building, 8600 Foundry St., Savage
French breads and pastries, coffee, soups and sandwiches. Open daily. $

Great Harvest Bread Co.
8835 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Fresh-baked breads, sandwiches, soups, gift baskets and other gourmet items. Closed Sunday. $ HM

Kake Korner
10070 Washington Blvd., Laurel
Custom cakes and cupcakes. Open daily. $-$$$$

Kupcakes & Co.
6010 Meadowridge Center Drive, Elkridge
Gourmet cupcakes in more than 110 flavors and other baked goods. Closed on Mondays. $-$$$$ HM

La Boulangerie Bakery
8815 Baltimore National Pike #3, Ellicott City
Bakery producing Korean cakes, breads, pastries and bubble tea. Open daily 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $

Oh, What a Cake!
6656 Dobbin Road, Suite K, Columbia
Custom cakes, cupcakes and other baked treats. Closed on Sundays. $-$$$$

Renata’s Tasty Bites
9350 Snowden River Parkway G, Columbia
European-style cookies, pastries, cakes and other bakery selections in a cozy space. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 8 a.m. B L $

Shilla Bakery
9339 Baltimore National Pike, Unit 3-4, Ellicott City
Asian and European baked goods, including breads, pastries, cakes and other desserts. Coffee, bubble tea, ice cream, frozen yogurt and bing soo shaved ice. Open daily, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. B L $

Touché Touchet Bakery and Pastry Shop
10400 Shaker Drive, Columbia
Cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pastries and other baked goods. Open daily. $-$$$$ W

Tous Les Jours
9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
410- 461-6301
French-Asian bakery. Open daily. $


The Ale House Columbia
6480 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia
Large menu offering tavern-style fare with a creative twist. Kids’ menu. 50+ craft beers. Several indoor bars and a seasonal outdoor patio. Private parties welcome. Happy hour weekdays, 3:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday brunch. L D $-$$$ W HM

Bippy’s Restaurant & Pub
10194 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Sports pub plus full-service dining with salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps and sushi. Happy hour Tuesday-Friday, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$$$

Columbia Wings
Columbia Palace Plaza, 8765 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Buffalo wings, boneless strips, fried fish, fries, ribs, sandwiches, wraps, shrimp, side dishes and 23 sauces. Beer on tap and sports on TV. Daily happy hour 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily, 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Floyd’s Crossroads Pub
4809 Ten Oaks Road, Dayton
American pub fare including steamed crabs, burgers, seafood, salads, sandwiches and steaks. Open Tuesday-Friday at 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 12 p.m. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$$$

Frisco Taphouse
6695 Dobbin Road, Columbia
Regional American cuisine with extensive selection of draft and microbrews. Over 50 rotating drafts, plus a mug club. Opens daily at 11:30 a.m. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Glory Days Grill
10035 Baltimore National Pike, Suite A, Ellicott City
Casual and family-friendly sports bar serving burgers, wings, mac and cheese, soups, entrees and tacos. Daily specials. Allergen-free options. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Golden Sports Bar & Grill
8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Light fare, wraps, salads, burgers, pizza, quesadillas and shrimp. Live music on Friday nights. Open daily. L D $-$$

The Greene Turtle
8872 McGaw Road, suite C, Columbia
Sports bar serving burgers, wraps, baskets and entrees. Kids’ menu. Live music most weekends. L D Q $-$$ HM

Judge’s Bench Pub
8385 Main St., Ellicott City
Traditional neighborhood pub serving hot appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches and vegetarian options. Live music. Open mike Tuesday. Happy hour daily until 7 p.m. and extended on Sundays and Mondays. Open daily. Lunch on weekends only. L D Q $-$$ HM

Kelsey’s Irish Pub
Normandy Shopping Center, 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Irish-style neighborhood pub and restaurant serving appetizers, seafood, steaks, pasta and Irish stew. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Live music Thursday-Saturday. Happy hour weekdays, 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Catering available. L D Q $$-$$$ HM

Looney’s Pub South
8180 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton
Sports bar with numerous TVs playing college, local and national sports. Pub fare. Saturday and Sunday brunch. Weekly entertainment. Daily and weekly specials. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. L D Q $-$$ W

8850 Stanford Blvd., Columbia
Appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and pizza. Daily specials; weekly live entertainment. Private parties welcome. Happy hour Monday-Saturday. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

The Phoenix Emporium
8049 Main St., Historic Ellicott City
Historic restaurant and tavern featuring more than 160 beers, sandwiches, steaks and seafood. Happy hour Monday-Friday 4 p.m.-8 p.m. L D $-$$ HM

Players Bar and Grill
10795 Birmingham Way, Woodstock
Casual sports bar serving pub fare, salads, soups, wraps, sandwiches, entrees, pasta, pizza and calzones. Live music Friday nights. Weekly and daily specials. Enclosed, heated deck. Catering on or off premises. Happy hour weekdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

Pub Dog Pizza & Drafthouse
8865 Stanford Blvd., Columbia
Housebrewed beer and gourmet thin-crust pizza. Carryout available. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. L D $-$$

Rams Head Tavern
Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage
Tavern setting with a formal dining room and outdoor seating. American cuisine featuring Angus beef, Maryland seafood, chef’s specialties, salads and homemade soups. Rams Head-brewed beer. Rathskeller sports bar with pool table, dartboards, video arcades and TVs. Carryout available. Open daily until 2 a.m. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. L D $-$$$

River Hill Sports Grille
6040 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville
Homemade American cuisine, seafood, salads, soups, burgers and desserts. Kids’ menu. Private party room with big-screen projector. Extensive bar featuring fine wines and craft beer with more than 10 rotating taps. Outdoor seating. Nightly specials, open mike Thursdays, live music Fridays. Curbside pickup. Happy hour weekdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Second Chance Saloon
Oakland Mills Village Center, 5888 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia
Homemade pub fare. Full menu includes burgers, wings, salads, pasta, tacos, po’boys, wraps and seafood. 100+ beers and full bar. Kids’ menu. Free trivia Monday, open mike Wednesday, karaoke Thursday, live music Friday and Saturday. Happy hour daily. L D Q $-$$$$

Smokin’ Hot Bar and Grille
2465 Route 97, Glenwood
Locally owned and operated, serving fresh and homemade wings, ribs, fish and crab dip, along with nine sauces. Kids’ menu includes meal, drink and ice cream. Daily and weekly specials. Full bar. Catering available. Open daily. Live music Fridays and Saturdays beginning at 9 p.m. L D Q $-$$$

Sonoma’s Bar & Grille
Owen Brown Village Center, 7284 Cradlerock Way, Columbia
Sports pub serving American fare like burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. Kids’ menu. Daily happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Weekly and daily specials. Available for parties. Eat-in or carryout. Live music. Open 11 a.m.- 2 a.m. daily. L D Q $-$$

Stained Glass Pub
6751 Dorsey Road, Elkridge
Community-oriented family restaurant and sports bar. Seafood, steaks, overstuffed sandwiches and pizza. Late-night menu. Full bar. Kids’ menu. Weekly specials. Live music on Wednesdays. Takeout platters available. L D Q $-$$$

T-Bonz Grille & Pub
4910 Waterloo Road, Ellicott City
Steaks, seafood, ribs, pasta, burgers, chicken, salads and appetizers. 40 beers on tap. Live music on Friday and Saturday. Daily specials. Catering available. All-day happy hour Friday and Sunday. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D Q $-$$$

Twist and Turn Tavern
Highland Crossing, 13380 Clarksville Pike, Highland
Western saloon-style tavern with traditional tavern fare like burgers, salads, sandwiches and entrees. Weekly specials. Monthly live music. Kids’ menu. Sunday brunch and all-day happy hour. Happy hour Sunday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. L D Q $-$$

Union Jack’s British Pub
10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Casual and upscale pub with British flair serving salads, sandwiches and entrees. Late-night dining. Kids’ menu. 25 HD TVs. Private dining room and pool and pub rooms available for events. Catering and carryout available. L D $-$$$ HM

The White Oak Tavern
10030 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Tap house serving locally sourced, farm-to-table pub food on a seasonal menu. Live music on weekend nights starting at 9 p.m. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and all day Wednesdays. Saturday and Sunday brunch. L D Q $-$$$ W HM

The Woodstock Inn
1415 Woodstock Road, Woodstock
American fare including Salads, burgers and sliders. Kids menu. Sunday brunch. Beer and daily specials. Live music every Friday and Saturday night. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. L D Q $-$$


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

Mission BBQ
6270 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia
Patriotic-themed barbecue restaurant serving smoked meats, ribs, side and homemade sauces. Carryout and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$$ W

Sea King Pig Picker’s BBQ
3417 Plumtree Drive, Ellicott City
Sandwiches, wings, barbecue, St. Louis ribs and chicken, platters, family meals, crabs and seafood. Dine-in and takeout. Catering available. L D $-$$$$

Smokey’s & Uncle Grube’s BBQ Pit
7300 Roosevelt Blvd., Elkridge
Open-pit barbecue sandwiches, chili, ribs, soups and salads. Carryout menu. Catering available. Open Monday-Saturday. L $-$$

Urban Bar-B-Que Company
5715 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City
Barbecue sandwiches and platters, wings, sides, chili bowls and salads. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $ HM


Bare Bones Grill & Brewery
9150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Local craft beers. Baby back ribs, prime rib, steaks, seafood and salads. Daily specials. Kids’ menu. Gluten-free menu. Happy hour weekdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Live music. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Black Flag Brewing Co.
9315 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Brewery and taproom with 10 tap lines. Food trucks on Friday and Saturday. Open Wednesday-Sunday. $

Ellicott Mills Brewing Co.
8308 Main St., Ellicott City
Seafood, wild game and American cuisine in renovated lumber company building (circa 1904). Beer brewed on premises. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

Jailbreak Brewing Company
9445 Washington Blvd. N., Suite F, Laurel
Year round, seasonal and limited release beers. Open Wednesday-Sunday. Food trucks. W $

Manor Hill Brewing
4411 Manor Lane, Elicott City
Farmhouse-style beers brewed on the Marriner family farm. Samples, tours, growlers and cans. Children welcome. Reservations highly recommended. $


Abby’s Gourmet Cafe
6724 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia
Kosher-style deli with sandwiches, subs, wraps, daily homemade soups and a salad bar. Catering available. Open Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-4 p.m. B L $

Anna’s Coffee Roastery
8827 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Specialty drinks, herbal teas, sandwiches, wraps, frozen yogurt and Korean specialties. Open daily. B L D $-$$

The Bagel Bin & Deli
River Hill Village Center, Clarksville, 410-531-0335
Wilde Lake Village Green, Columbia, 410-740-0024
Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, Ellicott City, 410-418-8700
Neighborhood atmosphere serving sandwiches built on bagels, wraps, pitas and gourmet breads, plus omelets, Kosher food, specialty coffees and an espresso bar. Party platters available. Open daily at 6:30 a.m.
B L $

Bean Hollow Cafe (temporarily closed)
8059 Main St., Ellicott City
Vegetarian and vegan restaurant serving bagels, sandwiches, gourmet desserts, pastries and espresso drinks. Coffee roasted on-site. B L D $ W

The Beef Brothers
10155 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Pizza, sides, soups, salads, wings, classic and specialty deli sandwiches, subs, desserts, milkshakes and smoothies. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Boarman's Old-Fashioned Meat Market
13402 Clarksville Pike, Highland
Sandwiches, produce and butchery. B L D $-$$ W

Bon Fresco Sandwich Bakery
6945 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, 410-290-3434
10907 Guilford Road, Annapolis Junction, 301-725-3012
American deli serving salads, sandwiches. Daily soup specials. Catering and carryout available. Open Monday-Saturday at 11 a.m. Closed Sunday. L D $-$$ HM

Cafe Bagel
6010 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge
Bagels, sandwiches, salads, specialty coffees, bakery items and vegetarian options. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Cafe EZ Ellicott City
3290 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City
Brunch andbreakfast items served all day, crepes, sandwiches, wraps, frites, salads, smoothies and desserts. Kids’ menu. Open daily at 8 a.m. B L $-$$

Cafe Mezcla
6420 Freetown Road, Columbia
Counter service cafe serving crepes, savory and sweet waffle sandwiches, omelets, coffee and bubble tea. Open daily. B L $

David’s Cafe at David’s Natural Market
5430 Lynx Lane, Wilde Lake Village Center, Columbia
All-natural, certified organic vegetarian and vegan options. Locally sourced sandwiches, wraps, soups and desserts. Sushi case and grab-and-go items. Daily specials. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. B L D $-$$ HM

C&B Deli
8457 Baltimore National Pike #1, Ellicott City
Soups, salads, subs, sandwiches and party trays. Open Monday-Saturday at 9 a.m. L $-$$

Casey’s Coffee
Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite N, Ellicott City
Breakfast specials, bagels, sandwiches, salads and soups. Open daily. B L $

Charter Deli
10700 Charter Drive, Suite 130, Columbia
Full-scale delicatessen serving a wide variety of sandwiches and salads, bagels and muffins. Catering available. B L D $ HM

Columbia’s Best Deli
6490 Dobbin Road, Columbia
Deli fare, mostly made on premises. Daily specials. Coffee bar. Dine-in or carryout. Closed Sunday. B L D $

Einstein Bros Bagels
9250 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Bagels, sandwiches, salads and soups. Catering available. Drive-through. Open daily. B L D $

HoneyBaked Ham
Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite H, Ellicott City
Variety of deli sandwiches served on freshly baked breads, plus soups, salads and sides. Catering available. Open daily. L $-$$

Huntington Deli & Market
7635 Murray Hill Road, Columbia
Breakfast sandwiches, cold and hot sandwiches, salads, Asian hot food specials. Catering and party trays available. Open Saturday-Thursday. Closed Fridays. B L D $

Jae’s Grill
7221 Lee Deforest Drive, Columbia
Breakfast, subs, sandwiches and wraps. Open weekdays 7 a.m.-3 p.m. B L $

Jason’s Deli
8874 McGaw Road, Columbia
Healthy menu with sandwiches, soup, subs, salads and pasta dishes. No high-fructose corn syrup, trans fats or MSG. Gluten-sensitive menu and catering available. Open daily. L D $ HM

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
6191 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia
Sandwiches, subs and sides. All veggies and meats sliced fresh daily. Delivery and catering available. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Joe’s Place Deli and Catering
7130 Minstrel Way, Suite 135, Columbia
Family-owned deli with a cheerful atmosphere specializing in corporate office catering. Homemade salads, sandwiches and daily soups. Dine-in or carryout. Catering available. Open weekdays at 8 a.m. B L $

La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe
6211 Columbia Crossing, Columbia
French-country bakery and café specializing in fresh breads and pastries, savory soups, pasta, salads and sandwiches. Warm atmosphere with fireplace and patio for outdoor dining. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Little French Market Cafe
3731 Hamilton Street, Ellicott City
Specialty coffee drinks, fresh-baked French bread, pastries, homemade soups, wraps and salads. Seasonal items offered, and special orders always accepted. Located on Tonge Row off Main Street in Historic Ellicott City, with outdoor seating. Catering available. Open daily. B L $ HM

Mad City Coffee
10801 Hickory Ridge Road, Columbia, 410-964-8671
Howard County General Hospital lobby, 5755 Cedar Lane, Columbia, 410-740-7890 ext. 6565
5550 Sterrett Place, Lakefront North, Columbia
Relaxed setting offering house-roasted coffee and espresso drinks, muffins, pastries, soups and sandwiches. Free Wi-Fi. Weekly entertainment at Hickory Ridge location. Open daily. B L D Q $-$$ HM

Matcha Time Cafe
3785 Hamilton St., Ellicott City
Japanese-style tea room, sushi cafe and gift shop. L D $

Mimis Cafe
8250 Gateway Overlook Drive, Elkridge
French-style bistro serving traditional French cuisine: breakfast platters, quiches, soups, sandwiches. Kids’ menu. Dine-in or curbside to-go. Catering available. Open daily at 7 a.m. B L D $-$$

New York Deli
9350 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Manhattan-style deli serving breakfast platters, subs, burgers, hot dogs and salads. Dine-in or carryout. Closed Sunday. B L $

Nordstrom Cafe
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-715-2222
Fresh made-to-order salads, pizza, sandwiches, pastries and specials. Open daily. Kids’ menu. B L D $-$$

One Dish Cuisine Cafe
Taylor Village Center, 8001 Hillsborough Road, Ellicott City
Deli and bakery offering flavorful gluten-free, casein-free, peanut-free, soy-free and other allergen-sensitive options. Color-coded menu. Eat-in or carryout. L D $-$$ W

Panera Bread
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-730-9666
Dobbin Center, 6435 Dobbin Road, Columbia, 410-772-8634
Made-to-order sandwiches, soups, salads and pastries. B L D $

5705 Richards Valley Road, Suite B-1, Ellicott City
A modern take on classic American sandwiches. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Riverside Coffee
8865 Stanford Blvd., Columbia
Coffee roasted on premises, along with muffins, scones, bagels, soup, sandwiches, garden salads and desserts. Closed Sunday. B L $

Ruthie’s Deli & Cafe
6355 Ten Oaks Road, Clarksville
Family-owned cafe serving sandwiches, salads and grilled paninis. Kids’ menu. Carryout available. Closed Sundays. B L $

Sidamo Coffee and Tea
8180 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton
Cozy coffeehouse with lounge area serving organic and Fair Trade coffees and sandwiches. Catering options available. Free Wi-Fi. B L $

Sindy’s Deli & Carryout
9042 MD-108, Columbia
Breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, subs, salads and coffee. Party platters available. Delivery available. Open weekdays 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m. B L $

Snow Cafe
9065 Frederick Road, Ellicott City
Waffles all day, sandwiches and Taiwan-inspired snow ice dessert. Open daily. B L D $

Tea on the Tiber
8081 Main St., Ellicott City
Victorian tearoom and gift shop. L D $$-$$


Asian Court
9180 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Chinese and vegetarian cuisine, plus sushi and dim sum. Group dinners and catering avilable. Curbside pickup and delivery. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. L D $-$$

China Village
4882 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City
Traditional Chinese specialties. Carryout and delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Hunan Diamond
Harper’s Choice Village Center, 5485 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia
Quiet, cozy restaurant serving Chinese food. Dine-in or carryout. L D $-$$

Hunan Express
6030 Marshalee Drive, #120, Elkridge
Traditional Hunan and Szechuan offerings. Lunch specials until 3 p.m. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

Hunan Legend
Dorsey’s Search Village Center
4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City
Neighborhood Chinese restaurant serving Hunan and Szechuan specialties. Full bar, lunch specials. Carryout, catering and private dining available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Hunan Manor
7091 Deepage Drive, Columbia
Contemporary décor, including a 2,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. Contemporary Chinese cuisine from all the provinces, along with expanded vegetarian selections. Extensive wine list. L D $-$$$ W

Lucky’s China Inn
Oakland Mills Village Center, 5865 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia
Chinese cuisine. Open daily. Dine-in, carryout, online ordering and delivery available. L D $-$$

Mayflower VI Chinese Food
10750 Hickory Ridge Road, #115, Columbia
Chinese, teriyaki and Thai fare. Lunch specials 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Carryout and delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Gourmet Chinese cuisine, dim sum and sushi. Gluten-free and vegetarian options. Catering available. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$$

Peking Chef
Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6420 Freetown Road, Columbia
410-531-2828 or 410-531-2829
Szechuan, Hunan, Cantonese, vegetarian and low-fat fare, along with wine, beer and spirits. Daily specials. Sushi menu. Carryout and delivery available. L D $-$$$

Tian Chinese Cuisine
8801 Baltimore National Pike #21, Ellicott City
Korean rice, noodle and meat dishes and classic Chinese dishes. Online ordering. Open daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m. L D $-$$

Zen Garden
10045 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Japanese, Chinese and Thai dishes, including sushi and whole-roasted Peking duck. Online ordering available for carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$


Aida Bistro & Wine Bar
6741 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia
Italian-style bistro food, small plate menu and farm-to-table initiative. Large selection of wines, including wines on tap, extensive bar. L D $-$$$$ HM

The Elkridge Furnace Inn
5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge
Historic 1700s manor house. French and New American cuisine, seasonal menu. prix fixe menu available Tuesday-Sunday. Wine tastings and other special events. Gluten-free menu. Brunch Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Closed Mondays. L D $$-$$$$ HM

The Kings Contrivance Restaurant
10150 Shaker Drive, Columbia
410-995-0500, 301-596-3455
Fine dining in an elegant 1890s mansion. Private parties from five to 200. Cocktail receptions available. Corporate functions, rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions. Outdoor patio and tenting available. Gluten-free options. Prix fixe early bird dinner and Sunday brunch. Closed Mondays. L D $$-$$$$ HM

Petit Louis Bistro
10215 Wincopin Circle, Columbia
Classic French cuisine, seasonal menus. Vast wine selection, private dining rooms available. Walk-up counter for baked goods and lunch items. L D $$-$$$$ HM

Portalli’s (temporarily closed)
8085 Main St., Ellicott City
Fine Italian dining in an Upscale atmosphere. Extensive wine list. Sunday brunch. Reservations recommended. L D $$-$$$ HM

8293 Main St., Ellicott City
Classic French country cuisine in renovated 19th-century townhouse. Prix fixe menu option. Sunday brunch. Closed Monday. D $$-$$$$ HM

Waterside Restaurant
Sheraton Columbia Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia
Lakefront dining with daily lunch specials and dinners featuring seafood, beef and heart-healthy entrees. B L D $$-$$$


Ariana Kabob Grill Food Truck
Kabobs and Middle Eastern specialties. Halal. Catering available. $

Bullhead Pit Beef Food Truck
Pit beef and turkey, sandwiches, hot dogs and sides. Catering available. $

Greek on the Street Food Truck
Authentic Greek food truck serving pita wraps, Greek burrito bowls, salads and platters. $-$$ HM

Grill Free or Die Pizza Food Truck
New England-style pizza truck. Open Fridays 4 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Jailbreak Brewing Company, 9445 Washington Blvd. N, Suite F, Laurel. D $-$$

Las Delicias Taqueria y Pupuseria Food Truck
8826 Washington Blvd., Jessup
Carne asada, pupusas, tacos and burritos. Catering available. $-$$

The Jolly Pig Food Truck
Pulled-pork and chicken tacos, gourmet grilled cheese, barbecue sliders and vegetarian options. Catering available. $ HM

JZ’s Brick Oven Pizza food truck
Brick-oven pizza served from one truck and two trailers. Catering available. $-$$

Mindgrub Café Food Truck
Healthy, tasty and creative bowls. $-$$ W

Pasta La Vista Food Truck
Family-owned food truck specializing in Italian cuisine, including salads, sandwiches and pasta. Catering available. $-$$

T&J Waffles Food Truck
Food truck specializing in homemade Liege waffles, plus other sweets and savory items. Open Wednesday-Monday. B L $ HM

Upslidedown Dave Food Truck
Burgers, sliders and everyday favorites prepared fresh onboard the truck. Open Wednesday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $-$$


Baskin Robbins
8600 Washington Blvd., Jessup, 301-490-4402
7916 Dorsey Run Road, Jessup, 410-799-7570
8305 Ice Crystal Drive, Scaggsville, 301-498-3250
Columbia Palace Plaza, 8765 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, 410-740-6661
12210 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, 443-535-0600
9469 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-203-1777
6305 Washington Blvd., Elkridge
Scooped ice cream cones, sundaes and shakes. $

Cold Stone Creamery Shipley’s Grant
5705 Richards Valley Road, Suite B-2, Ellicott City
coldstonecreamery.comIce cream, cakes, smoothies and shakes prepared on a frozen granite stone. Open daily. $

The Duchess
4126 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City
Sandwiches and old-fashioned ice cream and milkshakes. Open Monday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. L $

The Meadows
Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6470 Freetown Road, Columbia
Frozen custard in cups and cones, shakes, frosts, arctic swirls, Italian ice and gelati. $ HM

Rita’s Italian Ice
Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8640 Guilford Road, Suite B-10, Columbia, 443-864-5509
9095 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, 410-203-1756
Harpers Choice Village Center, 5485 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia, 410-740-2847
Open seasonally between March and October, serving Italian ice, cream ice, custard, sundaes and shakes. $ HM

3735 Hamilton St., Ellicott City
Serves Taharka Brothers ice cream in a kid-friendly setting with outdoor dining. Open Friday-Sunday. Closed during the winter. $

Soft Stuff Ice Cream
10039 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Soft-serve cones, shakes, sundaes and snowballs. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Closed during the winter. $ W

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Frozen yogurt in cones, shakes, sundaes and cakes. Open daily. $

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt
Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia
8170 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton
9191 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Self-serve frozen yogurt and toppings. Organic options. Open daily. $

Yogi Castle
8874 McGaw Road, Suite D, Columbia, 410-381-5989
10132-H Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-418-4889
Self-serve frozen yogurt and toppings or smoothies. Open daily. $


7421 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton
Seasonal Northern Indian cuisine in impressive surroundings. Carryout available. Bliss hour menu daily 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Weekend all-you-can-eat brunch buffet. L D $$-$$$ HM

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Traditional Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. Daily lunch buffet. Online ordering available. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. L D $-$$$

Curry & Kabob
Wilde Lake Village Center, 10451 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia
Indo-Nepalese cuisine. Kids’ menu. Online ordering available. Daily lunch buffet. L D $-$$

Flavors of India
7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia
410-290-1118 or 410-290-1599
Indian delicacies, soups, salads, tandoori specials, dosa specialties and Indo-Chinese specialties. Buffet. Private events. Catering available. Tiffin tin delivery available for some nearby locations. L D $-$$

House of India
9350 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
410-381-3844 or 410-381-6647
Homemade breads; tandoori specialties; and lamb, chicken, seafood and vegetable entrees. Daily lunch buffet. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

Mango Grove
8865 Stanford Blvd., Suite 107, Columbia
Vegetarian Indian cuisine. Shares dining room with Mirchi Wok. Online ordering and delivery. L D $-$$ HM

Mirchi Wok
8865 Stanford Blvd., Suite 107, Columbia
Indian and Indo-Chinese cuisine. Shares dining room with Mango Grove. Daily lunch buffet. L D $-$$

Royal Taj
8335 Benson Drive, Columbia
Elegant dining room offering tandoori dishes and chicken, lamb, seafood and rice specialties. Vegan options. Daily lunch buffet. L D $-$$$ W HM

Spice N Curry Indian Grill
6590 Old Waterloo Road, Elkridge
Indian classics including an extensive Southern Indian menu. Online ordering. Catering available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Tandoor Grill
7500 Montpelier Road, #104, Laurel
Fast, authentic Indian food, including lamb, chicken, seafood, kebabs, gyros, sandwiches and vegetarian options. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$


Anthony’s N.Y. Pizza & Pasta House
5805 Clarksville Square, Clarksville
Salads, soups, classic subs, pasta entrees, healthy choices, seafood, wings and calzones. Family dinners to go. Kids’ menu. Weekly specials. Catering available. L D $-$$

Bella Mia Pizza & Subs
4900 Waterloo Road, Ellicott City
Cozy eatery, big menu. Fresh dough and gourmet pizza, subs, pasta, salads and more. Kids’ menu. Open daily at 10 a.m. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. L D $-$$

Bertucci’s Brick Oven Pizza
9081 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Italian delights in a trattoria setting. Private dining available. Express lunch. L D $-$$

Carrabba’s Italian Grill
4430 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City
Sicilian-style Italian food in comfortable atmosphere. Pasta, brick-oven pizza, grill specialties. Kids’ menu and gluten-free options. L D $-$$$

Chef Paolino Cafe
3419 Plum Tree Drive, Ellicott City
Casual Italian eatery serving salads, antipasti, pasta, veal, seafood, chicken, baked dishes, pizza and dessert. Private banquet room. Catering and party platters available. Daily happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$

Coal Fire Pizza
5725 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City
Artisan-style pizzeria with an upscale, intimate setting and a full-service bar. Kids’ menu. L D $-$$ W

Facci Ristorante
7530 Montpelier Road, Laurel, 301-604-5555
11095 Resort Road, Ellicott City, 410-750-0001
Neapolitan-style Italian cooking. Wood-burning oven, wine bar, private party rooms. Kids’ menu. Brunch and carryout on weekends. L D $-$$$ W

Grotto Pizza
7075 Minstrel Way, Columbia
Local outpost of a popular beach town pizza joint. Gameday and lunch specials. Private dining. Carryout available. Opens daily at 11 a.m. Late-night hours on Friday and Saturday. L D $-$$ HM

9400 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia
Boat-shaped pizza and salads. L D $-$$ HM

La Trattoria Montese
2470 Longstone Lane, Marriottsville
Classic Italian cooking, pizza and more. Open daily. Eat-in or carryout. Catering available. L D $$

Ledo Pizza
6955 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, 410-381-5550
River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville, 410-535-0599
11845 Maryland 216, Fulton, 301-776-5336
Normandy Shopping Center, 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-750-7087
Cozy Italian-style eatery featuring pizza, salads, subs, pasta, soups and desserts. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$

Lucero’s Pizza
11200 Scaggsville Road, Laurel
Pizza, subs, wings, burritos, tacos, gyros and salads. Free delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pie Five
9525 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 100, Ellicott City
Fast individual pizzas and salads. Online ordering. L D $-$$

Royal Pizza & Subs
9400 Snowden River Parkway, Suite 111, Columbia
Subs, pizza, wraps, cheesesteaks and salads. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Catering available. L D $-$$

Maggiano’s Little Italy
Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. L D $$-$$$

New York J&P Italian Restaurant
8305 Ice Crystal Drive, #7, Scaggsville
Traditional Italian cuisine, including pizzas, calzones, strombolis, subs, salads, pasta, steak, seafood, veal and chicken dishes. Open daily at 10:30 a.m. Parties welcome. L D Q $-$$

The Olive Garden
8315 Benson Drive, Columbia
Traditional Italian favorites and bottomless salad. Meal deals, kids’ menu. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pasta Blitz
6010 University Blvd., Ellicott City
Pizza and pasta. Dine-in or carryout. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. L D $-$$

Pazani Trattoria Italian
6060 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge
Fresh, authentic homemade Southern Italian cuisine and hand-tossed New York-style pizza. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Catering available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Pizza Hut
Snowden River, 7106 Minstrel Way, Columbia, 410-381-8171
10120 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-461-7717
12268 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville, 410-531-5239
9160 Route 108, Columbia, 410-730-2626
7260 Montgomery Road, Elkridge, 410-796-4487
706 Lisbon Center Drive, Woodbine, 410-442-1473
Chain with delivery and specials. L D $-$$

Rovia’s Bistro
10840 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Salads, subs, wings, quesadillas, sandwiches, gyros, wraps, panini, pasta and pizza. Online ordering. Open Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. L D $-$$

Solana Pizza and Subs
St. John’s Plaza, 9150 Baltimore National Pike #4, Ellicott City
Salads, pasta, pizza, subs, sandwiches, calzones, stromboli, fried chicken, Greek specialties, wraps and desserts. Kids’ menu. Delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Stella Notte
8809 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Old-world romantic Italian décor and Southern Italian cuisine with seafood, veal and chicken. Martini bar. Wood-burning brick oven pizzas. Weekly and daily specials. Kids’ menu. Private parties, catering and carryout. Happy hour weekdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. L D $$-$$$

Three Brothers Italian Restaurant
7090 Deepage Drive, Columbia
Italian specialties including veal Parmesan and lasagna, New York-style pizza, hot and cold subs, and salads. Kids’ menu. Catering and delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Tino’s Italian Bistro
8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia
Soups, salads, sides, baked pasta dishes and pizza. Gluten-free choices. Wine bar. Kids’ menu. Weekend specials and brunch. Carryout and catering available. L D $-$$ HM

The Tomato Palace
10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia
Family-oriented eatery in a contemporary setting serving Italian fare like soups, salads, subs, homemade pasta and pizza. Seasonal specialties. Kids’ menu. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. L D $-$$ HM

Trattoria Amore
Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City
Pizza, pasta, subs, salads, chicken, veal and seafood. Kids’ menu. Eat-in or carryout. L D $-$$

Trattoria E Pizzeria Da Enrico
Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8630 Guilford Road, Columbia
Neighborhood eatery with pasta specials and pizza. Daily specials. Kids’ menu. Family dinner packages for four or six. Open daily. L D $-$$$$

Uno Pizzeria Chicago Bar & Grill
Long Gate Shopping Center, 4470 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City, 410-480-1400
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-964-9945
Pizza, pasta and upscale bar food. Lunch specials include 10 (10-minute) combos. Gluten-free menu. Happy hour. L D $-$$$

Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli
8835 Center Park Drive, Columbia
Specialty pizzas and wings. Halal. Open daily. L D $-$$

2490 Route 97, Glenwood
Italian, pasta and pizza. Kids’ menu. Gluten-free menu. Eat-in, carryout or delivery. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

Vocelli Pizza
3355 Saint Johns Lane, Suite E, Ellicott City
Pizza and other Italian specialties. Lunch specials. Online ordering. Catering available. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$


Ginza of Tokyo
7530 Montpelier Road, Laurel
Japanese hibachi-grilled steaks and seafood with fusion-style sauce, plus sushi. Birthday dinner specials, kids’ menu. Happy hour Monday-Saturday 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily for dinner; lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on weekdays. L D $-$$$$

Katana Sushi
6060 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge
Japanese grill and Chinese cuisine, including egg and spring rolls, soups and a sushi bar. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

Katana Sushi and Teriyaki Restaurant
6343 Ten Oaks Road, Clarksville
Sushi bar. Private dining area for larger parties. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$

Kome Sushi
7106 G Minstrel Way, Columbia
Sushi and sashimi, along with teriyaki, hibachi and Thai selections. Lunch specials. Open daily 11 a.m. L D $-$$$$

Koto Sake Japanese Steak House & Sushi
Hickory Ridge Village Center,6410 Freetown Road, Columbia
Group seating around hibachi grills. Sushi. Lunch specials. L D $-$$$$

Sakura Japanese Steak & Seafood House
Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, 10040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Japanese cuisine featuring chicken, steak, shrimp, scallop and lobster entrees prepared in teppan style. Variety of sushi and sashimi available. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$$$ HM

6325 Washington Blvd., Elkridge
Japanese cuisine, sushi, teriyaki and hibachi entrees. Party trays available. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Sushi King
6490 Dobbin Road, Columbia
Sushi, other Japanese favorites and chef’s specials. Closed Sundays. LD $-$$$ HM

Sushi Nari
Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8640 Guilford Road, Columbia
Full-service Japanese and Korean restaurant. Lunch specials. Party platters and catering available. Carryout and delivery. L D $-$$$

Sushi Sono Japanese Restaurant
10215 Wincopin Circle, Columbia
Sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine in a lakefront setting. Lunch special Monday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Online ordering. Closed Sundays. L D $-$$$$ W HM

Sushi Tendou
8194 Westside Blvd. Suite G, Maple Lawn
Sushi, sashimi, entrees, rice and noodles. Lunch specials. Open daily. L D $-$$

Uma Uma
9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Ramen and sides. Open daily. L D $-$$

Wasabi Sushi
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Sushi bar. Open daily 10 a.m.-9 p.m. L D $-$$

Yama Sushi
4725-G Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City
Japanese fusion, including hibachi and teriyaki dishes, sushi, sashimi and lunchtime bento boxes. Outdoor seating. Party room available to reserve. L D $-$$$ HM


Blue Sand Seafood
Bethany 40 Shopping Center, 10176 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Korean seafood including adventurous items such as live sushi. Tables include a button diners press for service. L D $$-$$$

Bon Chon Chicken
3419 Plum Tree Drive, Ellicott City
Cooked-to-order Korean fried chicken, salads, soups and other Korean specialties. Lunch specials. Open daily 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m. L D $-$$ HM

Dae Jan Geum
Bethany 40 Shopping Center, 10194 Baltimore National Pike #111, Ellicott City
Offers authentic Korean barbecue, sushi, sake, beer and spirits. Open daily. L D $-$$

Han Joong Kwan
Village Green Shopping Center, 9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Authentic Korean cuisine. Lunch specials. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. L D $-$$$

Honey Pig Korean BBQ
10045 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Korean barbecue and soups. Lively atmosphere. Open 24 hours Tuesday-Sunday, Mondays, 10 a.m.-12 a.m. B L D $-$$$ W HM

Kim Bob Na Ra
9339 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Korean cuisine in a cafe setting. Open Wednesday-Monday 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Carryout available. L D $-$$

Manna Korean
8801 Baltimore National Pike, Lotte shopping area, Ellicott City
Korean food in a food court-style setting. Open daily at 9:30 a.m. L D $

10194 Baltimore National Pike #103, Ellicott City
Korean and Chinese appetizers, noodles, rice, soup and entrees. Happy hour 2 p.m.-5 p.m. daily. Open daily 2 p.m.-2 a.m. D $-$$

Shin Chon Garden
8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Traditional Korean cuisine, including barbecue and sushi. Table grills. Call for hours. L D $$ HM

Tongnamoo House
9445 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Korean barbecue, sushi and other specialties. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11 a.m.-midnight. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$$$

Yet Nal Asian Food Service House
10194 Baltimore National Pike #6, Ellicott City
Korean specialties, along with sushi and sashimi. Open daily. $$


8801 Washington Boulevard, Jessup
Dominican and Spanish food. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Grille Chick’n Pollo
Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6470 Freetown Road, Columbia
Charcoal-broiled chicken and other Peruvian foods. Lunch specials. Open daily. L D $

Pollo Fuego
7351 Assateague Drive, Jessup
Latin American and Peruvian cuisine. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. L D $


Baja Fresh
6435 Dobbin Road, Columbia
Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients. Online ordering. Delivery. Open daily. L D $

Chipotle Mexican Grill
6181 Old Dobbin Lane, Suite 100, Columbia, 410-872-8688
The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 1420, Columbia, 410-997-1083
8170 Maple Lawn Blvd. C, Fulton
Made-to-order Mexican cuisine. Dine-in or carryout. Catering available. L D $

Cinco de Mayo
8874 McGaw Road, Columbia
Mexican classics. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

El Azteca
12210 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville
Classic and creative Mexican cuisine: mole, fresh seafood, roasted pork, fajitas, steaks and vegetarian offerings. Full bar. Sunday brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Catering available. Opens daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$$ W

Ernesto’s Fine Mexican Food
10040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Tacos, quesadillas, burritos and more. Full bar. Daily specials. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$ HM

La Palapa Grill & Cantina
8307 Main St., Ellicott City
Neighborhood spot for Mexican cuisine. Daily specials; live Mariachi-style music Friday and Saturday; Sunday brunch. Open daily. L D Q $-$$ HM

La Palapa Too Mexican Grill & Cantina
7500 Montpelier Road, Laurel
Mexican cuisine. Open daily. Sunday brunch. Live mariachi music. Patio. L D Q $-$$

Lily’s Mexican Market
6490 Dobbin Road, Columbia
Mexican grocery with small kitchen serving tacos and other Mexican food. Fresh tortillas. Open daily at 9:30 a.m. L D $

Los Compadres
10805 Birmingham Way, Woodstock
Casual Mexican. Full bar. Happy hour Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 4 p.m.-7 p.m., all day Wednesday and Sunday. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $-$$

Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant
3355 St. Johns Lane, Ellicott City
Mexican cuisine. Kids’ menu. Margarita Mondays. Open daily. L D $-$$

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina
8230 Gateway Overlook Drive, Elkridge
Mexican cuisine with create-your-own-combo deals and margaritas. Carryout and catering available. Daily specials. Happy hour weekdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pachanga Cocina Mexicana
10291 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
All the classics, plus daily specials. Separate bar area. Happy hour weekdays, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Carryout and catering available. Sunday brunch. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pollo Feliz Y Taqueria
8525 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Classic Mexican dishes cooked from scratch using seasonal, local ingredients. Daily specials. Full bar. Catering available. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Qdoba Mexican Grill
6476 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia, 410-740-6977
9040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, 410-203-0010
All items made to order and fresh. Eat-in or carryout. Online ordering. L D $

R&R Taqueria
7894 Washington Blvd., Elkridge
Family-owned Food Network favorite with Mexican breakfast plats, handmade fresh salsas and other dishes. Open daily. B L D $

Taqueria Los Primos
8802 Washington Blvd., Jessup
Brick-and-mortar shop of a popular food truck. D $-$$

5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 100, Columbia, 410-750-8787
Turf Valley Towne Square, 11085 Resort Road, Ellicott City, 410-750-8787
Mexican cantina with extensive tequila list. Tacos, fajitas, enchiladas and quesadillas. Vegetarian and vegan choices. Saturday and Sunday brunch, 10 a.m. Catering available. Open daily until 11 p.m. L D $-$$ HM

Zapata’s True Mexican Food Restaurant & Cantina
Harper’s Choice Village Center, 5485 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia
Mexican cuisine, including pozole, tamales, sopas, chile rellenos, fajitas, enchiladas, mole and menudo. L D $-$$


Cava Grill
6181 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia
Mediterranean-inspired, customizable bowls, salads, pitas, soups and dips. Seasonal and allergen-free options. Online ordering and carryout available. Open daily 11 a.m-10 p.m. L D $-$$

Kabob Connection
Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Mediterranean lamb, beef and chicken kabobs, falafel, salads and specials. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

Maiwand Kabob
Harpers Choice Village Center, 5467 Harpers Farm Road, Columbia, 410-992-7754
Columbia Crossing Shopping Center, 6131 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia, 410-872-0975
Authentic Afghan lamb, beef and chicken kebabs; entrees and appetizers. Carryout available. Open daily. Daily specials. L D $-$$ HM

Mimi’s Kabob
12345 Wake Forest Road, Clarksville
Turf Valley Towne Square, 11071 Resort Road, Ellicott City
Authentic Afghan cuisine from kabob platters to other specialties. Separate lunch menu with sandwiches, soups, salads and traditional American fare. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Nora’s Kabob
9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Gyros, kebabs and other Mediterranean dishes with Persian-Armenian influence. Counter-style ordering at lunch; table service for dinner. Online ordering. L D $-$$$ HM

8171 Maple Lawn Blvd., Suite 170, Fulton
Tapas and wine bistro. Reservations recommended. Lunch weekdays 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sunday brunch 11 a.m-2:30 p.m. Dinner daily. L D $$$$

Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner
7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia
Turkish, Greek and Italian specialties, including lamb, chicken, shrimp and salmon. Soups, salads, subs, wraps, burgers and sandwiches, along with create-your-own-pizza options. Kids’ menu. Happy hour weekdays, 3 p.m.-7 p.m. B L D $-$$

Zoes Kitchen Mall in Columbia
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, 410-997-0124
Fast-casual Mediterranean salads, sandwiches, entrees, sides and desserts. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $


Hudson Coastal Raw Bar & Grill
11811 West Market Place, Fulton
Locally owned restaurant featuring East Coast seafood and raw bar, as well as poultry, pork, beef dishes. Kids’ menu. Private dining space. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $$-$$$

Red Lobster
9011 Snowden Square Drive, Columbia
Wharfside decor with a wide variety of seafood. Kids’ menu. Takeout available. L D $-$$$$

Woodbine Inn
401 Woodbine Road, Woodbine
410-489-5750 or 410-442-5731
Seafood, crabs and steak. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. B L D $-$$$


Ruby Thai Kitchen
Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Thai specialties. Open daily. L D $

Siam Spice
Oakland Mills Village Center, 5810 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia
Authentic Thai cuisine. Lunch specials. Carryout available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Thai Aroma
8815 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Authentic Thai cuisine, including noodles, seafood and grilled dishes. Open daily at 11:30 a.m. L D $-$$


An Loi
7104 Minstrel Way, Columbia
Authentic Vietnamese cuisine, imported and domestic beers, and vegetarian options. Lunch specials. Open daily at 11 a.m. L D $

Pho Dat Thanh
9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia
Authentic Vietnamese cuisine including beef noodle soup pho and a variety of grilled and sautéed dishes. Full bar. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Viet Pearl
8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City
Vietnamese bistro and sports bar. Open daily. $-$$ 

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