DuClaw Brewing Company This local chain opened its first location in Bel Air in 1996. It has since developed a reputation as a go-to spot for better-than-average food and beer.
Where -- 901 S. Bond St.
Call -- 410-563-3400
Web site -- duclaw.com
Notable -- The beer. It's brewed in Abingdon and shipped to the Fells Point location and other DuClaws in the area. Celtic Fury, a tasty, robust stout comparable to Guinness, was introduced on St. Patrick's Day weekend and is still on tap. Misfit Red is also a good choice.
Vibe -- Fun. There's nothing pretentious about the place. Plus, it's cleaner and newer than most Fells Point watering holes.
Crowd -- Families by day, gradually fading into more young adults at night.
What to wear -- Pretty much anything goes. Don't feel the need to dress up, but if you go there after work, you won't feel out of place.