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Howard County restaurant directory

The 2018 Guide to Howard County

Howard County is home to a plethora of dining experiences, from classic American to ethnic delicacies. Whether you’re in the mood for Chinese hot pot, local seafood or almost anything else, start your search for palate-pleasing fare with this extensive dining directory.

This list is not comprehensive; to request inclusion in future issues of the Guide to Howard County, email howardmagazine@tronc.com.

KEY

B — Breakfast

L — Lunch

D — Dinner

Q — Live music

$ — Under $10

$$ — $10-$20

$$$ — $21-$30

$$$$ — Above $30

W — Best Restaurants 2017 winner

HM — Best Restaurants 2017 honorable mention

AFRICAN

Tigi’s Ethiopian Restaurant and Market

8459 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 14, Ellicott City

410-750-150

tigisethiopianrestaurant.webs.com

Vegetarian-friendly Ethiopian. Open daily. Saturday lunch. D $$

AMERICAN (UPSCALE)

Alexandra’s American Fusion

2700 Turf Valley Road, Ellicott City

410-480-2400

alexandrasdining.com

American fusion cuisine. Offers tasting plates, extensive wine menu, outdoor dining and private dining. Sunday brunch buffet. B L D $-$$$

Bolder Food/Drink

17004 Frederick Road, Mt. Airy

410-489-2491

bolder144.com

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 $$-$$$$ HM

Clyde’s of Columbia

10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia

410-730-2829

clydes.com/columbia

Urban American cuisine in a lakefront setting with outdoor dining. Saturday and Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Early bird weekday specials. Private dining. L D $-$$$ W HM

The Corner Stable

8630 Guilford Road, Columbia

240-755-0188

cornerstable.com

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 and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

Food Plenty

12250 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville

410-531-0411

foodplenty.com

Traditional and modern comfort food made from locally sourced ingredients, including those from the owners’ Manor Hill Farm. Wine and beer lists include numerous local options. Private dining. Kids’ menu. Open daily. D $-$$$

Great Sage

5809 Clarksville Square Drive, Clarksville

443-535-9400

greatsage.com

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

410-203-0620

grille620.com

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 $-$$$$ W

Iron Bridge Wine Co.

10435 Route 108, Columbia

410-997-3456

ironbridgewines.com

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

410-715-8500

leelynns.com

Full menu using organic and fresh ingredients. 100-seat outdoor patio. Select half-price drinks at happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Closed Sunday December through May; open daily for the rest of the year. L D Q $-$$$

Lib’s Grill

8191 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Fulton

410-513-7133

libsgrill.com

Broad menu including flatbreads, steaks, sandwiches, salads and seafood. Raw bar. Happy hour weekdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. and Monday 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Live music every Friday and Saturday. Saturday and Sunday brunch, 10 a.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$$

Manor Hill Tavern

3733 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City

410-465-8500

manorhilltavern.com

American dishes made with locally sourced produce. Craft beer and a creative cocktail menu. Kids’ menu. Sunday brunch. Open daily. $-$$ HM

Melting Pot

5325 Village Center Drive, Suite 124, Columbia

410-740-9988

meltingpot.com/columbia-md

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 recommended. Happy hour Monday-Friday 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. D $$$-$$$$

Pure Wine Cafe

8210 Main St., Ellicott City

410-480-5037

purewinecafe.com

Upscale wine bar serving bistro-style tapas, small plates and full Mediterranean meals. Outdoor seating in season. Closed Mondays. D $-$$$ HM

Seasons 52

The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 3150, Columbia

410-715-1152

seasons52.com

Seasonal and low-calorie menu items. Fifty-two wines by the glass. Gluten-sensitive menu available. Sunday brunch. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Stanford Grill

8900 Stanford Blvd., Columbia

410-312-0445

thestanfordgrill.com

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 $-$$$$ W

Toby’s Dinner Theatre

5900 Symphony Woods Road, Columbia

410-730-8311

tobysdinnertheatre.com

Buffet dinner and Sunday matinee brunch. Menu includes entrees, fruit and cheese board, vegetables, pasta, salad bar, sundae bar, desserts. Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian options available. 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

410-740-2096

theturnhouse.com

Creative menu of contemporary American cuisine featuring local, seasonal ingredients. Bakery offering specialty desserts. Outdoor and private dining available. Sunday brunch. Open daily. B L D $-$$$ HM

Victoria Gastro Pub

8201 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-750-1880

victoriagastropub.com

Sophisticated twists on classic pub fare. Eclectic beer and wine list, plus a beer club. 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. Open daily. L D Q $$-$$$ HM

AMERICAN (CASUAL)

5485 Restaurant & Bar

DoubleTree Hotel, 5485 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia

410-997-1060

facebook.com/5485restaurantandbar

Burgers, pastas and salads. Outdoor seating. Open daily. B L D $$

BGR The Burger Joint

6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Suite D, Columbia

443-319-5542

bgrtheburgerjoint.com

Cooked-to-order burgers (veggie, turkey and lamb options) on brioche buns, sliders, sandwiches, sides, desserts, shakes and floats. Gluten-free options available. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Bob Evans Restaurant

8325 Benson Drive, Columbia; 410-290-0004

4900 Beaver Run Court, Ellicott City; 410-740-9857

bobevans.com

Regional American fare with a seasonal menu and heartland approach. Family-size meals available. 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

bostonmarket.com

Spit-roasted chicken and all the trimmings, plus ham, turkey, meat loaf. Family packs, individual dinners and carryout available. L D $-$$

Buffalo Wild Wings

6191 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia

443-546-4383

buffalowildwings.com

Wings, salads, burgers and dessert. Kids’ menu. Full bar. Party platters available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Burger Bar by Wegmans

8855 McGaw Road, Columbia

443-537-2960

wegmansburgerbar.com

Gourmet burgers, sandwiches, salads, soups, sides, frozen custard and shakes. Kids’ meals. Open daily. L D $-$$

Centre Park Grill

8808 Centre Park Drive, Columbia

410-997-0050

centreparkgrill.com

Sandwiches, steaks, chops and other American favorites. Open daily. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. weekdays. L D $$-$$$$

Cheeburger Cheeburger

8872 McGaw Road, Columbia

410-290-6495

cheeburger.com

Customized burgers, hot dogs and chicken sandwiches with dozens of toppings, melts and salads. Shakes and malts in many flavors. Gluten-free options available. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$

The Cheesecake Factory

Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-997-9311

thecheesecakefactory.com

Extensive menu featuring American and international cuisine. 37 cheesecake flavors. Kids’ menu. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. L D $$-$$$$

Chick N’ Friends

Owen Brown Village Center, 7290 Cradlerock Way, Suite C, Columbia

410-992-4035

chick-n-friends.com

Homestyle cooking. Fried chicken and fish, wings, barbecue ribs, southern sides and desserts. Catering available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Country Pride Restaurant

TA Baltimore South, 7401 Assateague Drive, Jessup

410-799-3835

ta-petro.com

Breakfast, sandwiches, soups and comfort food served 24 hours a day. Specials for kids and uniformed police, military and firefighters. Buffet. B L D $-$$

Double-T Diner

10055 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-750-3300

doubletdiner.com

Greek-American fare at a 1950s-style diner. Breakfast all day. Daily specials. Bakery on premises. Kids’ menu. Carryout available. Open daily. B L D $-$$$ W HM

Eggspectation

6010 University Blvd., Ellicott City

410-750-3115

eggspectation.com

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

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

fiveguys.com

Hand-formed burgers, hot dogs, sandwiches and fries cooked in peanut oil. Trans fat-free menu items. Open daily. L D $

Hickory Ridge Grill

Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6420 Freetown Road, Columbia

443-535-9876

hickoryridgegrill.com

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

410-489-5870

Fried and rotisserie chicken, seafood platters and Southern-style sides. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar

8240 Gateway Overlook Drive, Elkridge

410-782-6016

houlihans.com

Scratch kitchen. Kids’ menu. Gluten-sensitive and vegetarian menus. Happy hour weekdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Half-price wine Tuesdays. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Kloby’s Smokehouse

7500 Montpelier Road, Laurel

301-362-1510

klobysbbq.com

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, Columbia

410-953-8180

longhornsteakhouse.com

Western-themed steakhouse serving steaks, seafood, chicken and ribs. Gluten-sensitive menu and carryout available. Open daily. Kids’ menu. L D $-$$$

Ma’s Kettle

8949 Baltimore St., Savage

301-725-8838

maskettle.com

Small, friendly neighborhood restaurant serving home-style American food. Daily specials. Beer and wine. 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

noodles.com

Chef-driven, globally inspired menu of healthful, spicy noodles and other entrees in Asian, Italian and American styles. Kids’ menu. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $

Outback Steakhouse

Long Gate Shopping Center, 4420 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City

410-480-0472

outback.com

“Aussie-style” steakhouse with cheerful ambiance. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

Columbia Crossing, 8640 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-312-0214

redrobin.com

Hamburgers, chicken, turkey burgers, salads, fajitas and pasta. Kids’ menu. Allergen-free menu, catering and carryout available. L D $-$$

Ruby Tuesday

9071 Snowden Square Drive, Columbia; 410-312-0917

6080 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville; 443-535-8797

rubytuesday.com

American favorites with regional accents like ribs and chops, seafood, chicken, steaks, pastas, burgers, sandwiches and a garden bar. Kids’ menu. Catering and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Shannon’s Saloon & Restaurant

Village Green Shopping Center, 9338 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-4588

shannonssaloon.com

Full-service menu and nightly specials featuring fresh seafood, steaks and pasta dishes. Kids’ menu. Carryout and catering available. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday brunch, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$$

SteelFire Kitchen & Bar

8170 Westside Boulevard, Fulton

301-498-8170

steelfirekitchenbar.com

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

410-766-8443

tgifridays.com

Large menu of nachos, soups, salads, light fare, sandwiches, hamburgers, pizza, pasta, Southwestern, steak, ribs, seafood and chicken entrees. Kids’ menu. Catering and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Ten Oaks Tavern

3900 Ten Oaks Road, Glenelg

410-988-9816

tenoakstavern.com

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

ASIAN FUSION

Jesse Wong’s Asean Bistro

8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia

410-772-5300

aseanbistro.com

Asian fusion. Carryout and catering available. Nightly entertainment including jazz on weekends. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Asian Palace Sushi Bar & Asian Cuisine

10801 Hickory Ridge Road, Columbia

410-772-8888

asianpalacefusion.com

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

410-381-9798

Casual Szechuan, Cantonese, Hunan, Mandarin and Thai food. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Cha Ya Asian Bistro

8874 McGaw Road, Columbia

410-381-8887

chayaasianbistro.com

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 $-$$$

Chopstixx

Elkridge Corner Shopping Center, 7260-D Montgomery Road, Elkridge

410-379-5566

chopstixxcafe.com

Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

East Moon Asian Bistro

5725 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City

410-313-8088

eastmoonec.com

Asian fusion cuisine. Sushi bar and kids’ menu. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Hunan Lion

6500 Old Waterloo Road #1, Elkridge

410-799-8826

hunanlion.net

Chinese, Thai and American dishes. Dim sum. Smartphone ordering for carryout. Party trays available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Ichiban Cafe

6250 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia

410-290-1898

ichibanmd.com

Chinese and Japanese offerings, including sushi, sashimi, bento boxes, ramen noodle soup and bubble tea. Carryout and catering available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$

Noodles Corner

8865 Stanford Blvd., Suite 103, Columbia

410-312-0088

Pan-Asian noodle cuisine. Serves beer and wine. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Paper Lantern Asian Grill & Sushi

2020 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville

410-442-5050

paper-lantern.com

Sushi, sashimi and Chinese classics. Carryout and party trays available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Pei Wei Asian Eatery

Dobbin Square, 6478 Dobbin Center Way, Suite A, Columbia

410-423-2550

peiwei.com

Asian cuisine brought to you by P.F. Chang’s. Carryout and party trays available. Rewards program. Party trays available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Tian Chinese & Korean Restaurant

8801 Baltimore National Pike #15, Ellicott City

410-418-8198

tianrestaurant.com

Korean rice, noodle and meat dishes and classic Chinese dishes. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

BAKERIES

Bon Appetit Bakery & Cafe

10155 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 106, Ellicott City

410-203-2071

Korean- and French-style bakery serving custom cakes, pastries, tea, coffee and deli sandwiches. Includes seating. Open daily. B L D $

Bonaparte Breads

Historic Savage Mill, Spinning Building, 8600 Foundry St., Savage

301-362-1300

bonapartebread.com

French breads and pastries, coffee, soups and sandwiches. Open daily. $

Great Harvest Bread Co.

8835 Centre Park Drive, Columbia

443-542-5912

greatharvestcolumbia.com

Fresh-baked breads, sandwiches, soups, gift baskets and other gourmet items. Closed Sunday. $ HM

The Kake Korner

10070 Washington Blvd., Laurel

301-498-1806

kakekorner.com

Custom cakes and cupcakes. Closed Sunday. $-$$$$

Kupcakes & Co.

6010 Meadowridge Center Drive, Elkridge

12250 Clarksville Pike, Suite D, Clarksville

443-552-3033

kupcakesco.com

Gourmet cupcakes in more than 110 flavors, cakes, cookies, chocolates and other baked goods. Gluten-free options available. Elkridge location closed Monday; Clarksville location closed Sunday and Monday. $-$$$$ HM

Dandelion Bakery Bistro

3800 Ten Oaks Road, Suite A, Glenelg

443-419-5188

dandelionbakerybistro.com

Sandwiches, pastries, desserts, coffee and cocktails. Kids’ menu. Sunday brunch. Open daily. B L D $-$$

La Boulangerie Bakery

8815 Baltimore National Pike, Suite C, Ellicott City

410-203-2000

Bakery producing Korean cakes, breads, pastries and bubble tea. Open daily. $

Oh, What a Cake!

6656 Dobbin Road, Suite K, Columbia

410-381-3131

ohwhatacake.com

Custom cakes, cupcakes and other baked treats. Closed Sunday. $-$$$$

Renata’s Tasty Bites

9350 Snowden River Parkway G, Columbia

443-864-5830

renatastastybites.com

European-style cookies, pastries, cakes and other bakery selections in a cozy space. Closed Monday. B L $

Shilla Bakery

9339 Baltimore National Pike, Unit 3-4, Ellicott City

410-418-8811

shillabakeryusa.com

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. B L $

Touche Touchet Bakery

10400 Shaker Drive, Columbia

410-997-9338

touchetouchetbakery.com

Cakes, cookies, cupcakes, pastries and other baked goods. Open daily. $-$$$$ HM

Tous Les Jours

9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410- 461-6301

tljus.com

French-Asian bakery serving breads, pastries, cakes and sandwiches. Open daily. $

BAR AND GRILL

The Ale House Columbia

6480 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia

443-546-3640

thealehousecolumbia.com

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. Saturday and Sunday brunch. Live music some Fridays. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ W HM

Bippy’s Restaurant & Pub

10194 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-465-3633

bippyspub.com

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 $-$$$$

Floyd’s Crossroads Pub

4809 Ten Oaks Road, Dayton

410-531-7485

floydscrossroadspub.com

American pub fare including steamed crabs, burgers, seafood, salads, sandwiches and steaks. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$$$

Glory Days Grill

10035 Baltimore National Pike, Suite A, Ellicott City

410-480-2300

glorydaysgrill.com

Casual and family-friendly sports bar serving burgers, wings, mac and cheese, soups, entrees and tacos. Allergen-free options. Open daily. L D $-$$

The Greene Turtle

8872 McGaw Road, Suite C, Columbia

410-312-5255

greeneturtle.com

Sports bar serving burgers, wraps, baskets and entrees. Kids’ menu. Happy hour Monday-Thursday 3 p.m.-6 p.m. and 10 p.m.-close. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Highland Tavern

Highland Crossing, 13380 Clarksville Pike, Highland

301-854-2170

highlandtavernmd.com

Neighborhood pub serving regional and internationally inspired dishes. Weekly specials. Monthly live music. Kids’ menu. Sunday brunch 10 a.m-2 p.m. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. and all day Sunday. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

Judge’s Bench Pub

8385 Main St., Ellicott City

410-465-3497

judgesbenchpub.com

Traditional neighborhood pub serving hot appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches and vegetarian options. Live music. Open mic 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

410-418-9076

kelseysrestaurant.com

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

301-617-3593

looneyspubmd.com

Sports bar with numerous TVs playing college, local and national sports. Pub fare. Saturday and Sunday brunch. Weekly entertainment. Open daily. L D Q $-$$ W

Nottingham’s

8850 Stanford Blvd., Columbia

410-290-0077

nottinghams.net

Appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches and pizza. W live entertainment. Private parties welcome. Happy hour Monday-Friday 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

Ocean City Brewing Company

6630 Marie Curie Drive, Elkridge

443-296-7306

facebook.com/ocbrewingelkridge

Pizza, burgers and more than 100 different beers in a family-friendly environment. Kids’ menu; kids eat free on Wednesdays. Open daily. L D $-$$

The Phoenix Emporium

8049 Main St., Ellicott City

410-465-5665

phoenixemporium.net

Historic restaurant and tavern featuring more than 160 beers, sandwiches, steaks and seafood. Happy hour Monday-Friday 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Players Bar and Grill

10795 Birmingham Way, Woodstock

410-461-2900

playersbargrill.com

Casual sports bar serving pub fare, salads, soups, wraps, sandwiches, entrees, pasta, pizza and calzones. Live music Friday nights. Enclosed, heated deck. Banquet room. Catering available. Discounts for seniors, golfers and military. Happy hour all day Monday and Tuesday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

Pub Dog Pizza & Drafthouse

8865 Stanford Blvd., Columbia

410-872-0364

pubdog.com

House-brewed beer and gourmet thin-crust pizza. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Rams Head Tavern

Historic Savage Mill, 8600 Foundry St., Savage

301-604-3454

ramsheadtavernsavage.com

Tavern setting with a formal dining room and outdoor seating. American cuisine featuring Angus beef, Maryland seafood, salads and homemade soups. Rams Head-brewed beer. Live music Thursday-Sunday. Private dining areas. Carryout available. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Kids eat free Wednesdays after 4 p.m. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$

River Hill Grill

6040 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville

410-531-7900

riverhillgrill.com

Homemade American cuisine, seafood, salads, soups, burgers and desserts. Extensive bar featuring specialty cocktails and craft beer. Multiple flat screen TVs showing local sports. Outdoor seating. Live music Fridays. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Second Chance Saloon

Oakland Mills Village Center, 5888 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia

443-545-5844

2ndchancesaloon.com

Homemade pub fare. Full menu includes burgers, wings, salads, pasta, tacos, po’boys, wraps and seafood. 100-plus beers and full bar. Kids’ menu. Trivia Monday, open mic Wednesday, karaoke Thursday, live music Friday and Saturday. Happy hour daily. L D Q $-$$$$

Smokin’ Hot Bar and Grille

2465 Route 97, Glenwood

410-489-6001

smokinhotgrille.com

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. Full bar. Catering available. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$

Sonoma’s Bar & Grille

Owen Brown Village Center, 7284 Cradlerock Way, Columbia

410-381-7220

sonomas.net

Sports pub serving American fare like burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads and entrees. Kids’ menu. Daily happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Carryout and private parties available. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

Stained Glass Pub

6751 Dorsey Road, Elkridge

410-796-4345

stainedglasspub.net

Community-oriented family restaurant and sports bar. Seafood, steaks, overstuffed sandwiches and pizza. Late-night menu. Full bar. Kids’ menu. Live music on Wednesdays. Takeout platters available. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$

T-Bonz Grille & Pub

4910 Waterloo Road, Ellicott City

410-461-4748

tbonzgrille.com

Steaks, seafood, ribs, pasta, burgers, chicken, salads and appetizers. 40 beers on tap. Live music on Saturday. Catering available. Happy hour 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9 p.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, all day Sunday. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$

Union Jack’s British Pub

10400 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-740-5225

unionjackscolumbia.com

Casual and upscale pub with British flair serving salads, sandwiches and entrees. Late-night dining. Kids’ menu. 25 HD TVs. Private dining room, pool and pub rooms available for events. Catering and carryout available. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM

The White Oak Tavern

Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, 10030 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-680-8974

thewhiteoaktavern.com

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 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Open daily.

L D Q $-$$$ W HM

The Woodstock Inn

1415 Woodstock Road, Woodstock

410-750-3673

woodstockinn.net

American fare including salads, burgers, sliders and beer. Kids menu. Sunday brunch 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Live music Thursday-Saturday night. Open daily. L D Q $-$$

BARBECUE

Famous Dave’s Bar-B-Que

6201 Columbia Crossing Circle, Columbia

410-290-0091

famousdaves.com

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; 443-832-6180

3410 Plum Tree Drive, Ellicott City; 443-574-7333

mission-bbq.com

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

410-465-9663

seaking.com

Sandwiches, wings, barbecue, St. Louis ribs and chicken, platters, family meals, crabs and seafood. Carryout and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$$$

Smokey’s & Uncle Grube’s BBQ Pit

7300 Roosevelt Blvd., Elkridge

410-796-0024

facebook.com/SmokeysandUncleGrubes

Open-pit barbecue sandwiches, chili, ribs, soups and salads. Carryout and catering available. Closed Sunday. L $-$$

Town Grill at Foster’s Country Store

11707 Frederick Road, Ellicott City

443-546-3220

towngrillfosters.com

Barbecue, burgers, sandwiches and wings. Breakfast served all day. Carryout available. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Urban Bar-B-Que Company

5715 Richards Valley Road, Ellicott City

410-461-1818

iloveubq.com

Barbecue sandwiches and platters, wings, sides, chili bowls and salads. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily. L D $ HM

BREWERIES

Bare Bones Grill & Brewery

9150-22 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-0770

barebonesgrill.com

Local craft beers. Baby back ribs, prime rib, steaks, seafood and salads. Kids’ menu. Gluten-free menu. Happy hour weekdays 4 p.m.-7 p.m. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Black Flag Brewing Co.

9315 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

443-864-5139

blackflagbrewingco.com

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

410-313-8141

ellicottmillsbrewing.com

Seafood, game and American cuisine in renovated lumber company building. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

Frisco Taphouse & Brewery

6695 Dobbin Road, Columbia

410-312-4907

friscotaphouse.com

Regional American cuisine with extensive selection of draft and microbrews. Over 50 rotating drafts, plus a mug club. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM

Jailbreak Brewing Co.

9445 Washington Blvd. N., Suite F, Laurel

443-345-9699

jailbreakbrewing.com

Year-round, seasonal and limited release beers. Open Wednesday-Saturday. Food trucks. $ W

Manor Hill Brewing

4411 Manor Lane, Ellicott City

410-997-7771

manorhillbrewing.com

Farmhouse-style beers brewed on a family farm. Samples, tours, growlers and cans. Children welcome. Reservations recommended. $

CAFE, DELI AND TEA

Abby’s Gourmet Cafe

6724 Alexander Bell Drive, Columbia

410-312-0998

abbyscolumbia.letseat.at

Kosher-style deli with sandwiches, subs, wraps, daily homemade soups and a salad bar. Catering available. Open weekdays. B L $

Anna’s Coffee Roastery

8827 Centre Park Drive, Columbia

443-546-4131

annascoffeeroastery.weebly.com

Specialty drinks, herbal teas, sandwiches, wraps, frozen yogurt and Korean specialties. Open daily. B L D $-$$

The Bagel Bin & Deli

River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville; 410-531-0335

Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, 10040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City; 410-418-8700

bagelbinanddeli.com

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. B L $

Bean Hollow Cafe

8059 Main St., Ellicott City

410-465-0233

facebook.com/beanhollow

Vegetarian and vegan restaurant serving bagels, sandwiches, gourmet desserts, pastries and espresso drinks. Coffee roasted on-site. Open daily. B L D $ W

The Beef Brothers

10155 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-3354

beefbrothersmenu.com

Pizza, sides, soups, salads, wings, classic and specialty deli sandwiches, subs, desserts, milkshakes and smoothies. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Closed Monday. L D $-$$

Bi Bi Cafeteria

7221 Lee Deforest Drive, Columbia

443-285-0130

Breakfast, subs, sandwiches and wraps. Open weekdays. B L $

Boarman’s Old-Fashioned Meat Market

13402 Clarksville Pike, Highland

301-854-2883

facebook.com/boarmansmeatmarket

Sandwiches, produce and butchery. Open daily. B L D $-$$ W

Bon Fresco Sandwich Bakery

6945 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia; 410-290-3434

10907 Guilford Road, Annapolis Junction; 301-725-3012

bonfresco.com

American deli serving salads, sandwiches. Daily soup specials. Catering and carryout available. Columbia location closed Sundat. Annapolis Junction closed on weekends. L D $-$$ HM

Cafe Bagel

6010 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge

410-540-4900

Bagels, sandwiches, salads, specialty coffees, bakery items and vegetarian options. Open daily. B L $-$$

Cafe EZ Ellicott City

3290 North Ridge Road, Ellicott City

410-988-7506

facebook.com/cafeezellicottcity

Brunch and breakfast items served all day, crepes, sandwiches, wraps, frites, salads, smoothies and desserts. Kids’ menu. Open daily, 8 a.m. B L $-$$

Cafe Mezcla

6420 Freetown Road, Columbia

410-680-6872

facebook.com/cafemezcla

Counter service cafe serving crepes, savory and sweet waffle sandwiches, omelets, coffee and bubble tea. Closed Tuesday. B L D $

C&B Deli

8457 Baltimore National Pike #1, Ellicott City

410-465-4499

Soups, salads, subs, sandwiches and party trays. Closed Sunday. L $-$$

Caffe Bene

10039 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-5210

caffebeneusa.com

Gourmet coffee, Belgian waffles, sandwiches and desserts. Open daily. B L D $

Casey’s Coffee

Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Suite N, Ellicott City

410-997-5682

Breakfast specials, bagels, sandwiches, salads and soups. Open daily. B L $

Charter Deli

10700 Charter Drive, Suite 130, Columbia

410-715-2272

charterdeli.webs.com

Full-scale delicatessen serving a wide variety of sandwiches and salads, bagels and muffins. Catering and online ordering available. Open daily. B L D $ HM

Columbia’s Best Deli

6490 Dobbin Road, Suite C, Columbia

410-884-3504

Deli fare, mostly made on premises. Coffee bar. Carryout available. Closed Sunday. B L $

David’s Cafe at David’s Natural Market

Wilde Lake Village Center, 5430 Lynx Lane, Columbia

410-730-2304

davidsnaturalmarket.com

All-natural, certified organic vegetarian and vegan options. Locally sourced sandwiches, wraps, soups and desserts. Sushi case and grab-and-go items. Closed Sunday. B L D $-$$ HM

Einstein Bros Bagels

9250 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-465-6574

einsteinbros.com

Bagels, sandwiches, salads and soups. Catering and drive-through available. Open daily. B L D $

Emily’s Bagel Bin & Deli

10451 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia

410-740-0024

Bagels, breakfast, sandwiches, wraps and coffee. B L $

Georgia Grace Cafe

8004 Frederick Road, Ellicott City

410-988-8052

georgiagracecafe.com

Quick-service cafe with European-inspired menu and Greek dishes. Private dining available. Closed Monday. B L $-$$

HoneyBaked Ham

Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City

410-730-6700

honeybakedonline.com

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

301-490-9280

huntingtondeli.com

Breakfast sandwiches, cold and hot sandwiches, salads, Asian hot food specials. Catering and party trays available. Open daily; kitchen closed Sunday. B L D $

Jason’s Deli

8874 McGaw Road, Columbia

410-309-5980

jasonsdeli.com

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. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $ HM

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

8827 Centre Park Drive, Columbia; 410-730-5511

7075 Minstrel Way, Suite 200, Columbia; 410-381-1000

6191 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia; 410-872-0010

9339 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City; 410-750-2010

jimmyjohns.com

Sandwiches, subs and sides. All veggies and meats sliced fresh daily. Delivery, catering and online ordering available. Open daily. B L D $-$$

Joe’s Place Deli and Office Catering

7130 Minstrel Way, Suite 135, Columbia

410-381-7880

joesplacedeli.com

Family-owned deli with a cheerful atmosphere specializing in corporate office catering. Homemade salads, sandwiches and daily soups. Carryout and catering available. Open weekdays. B L $

La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

6211 Columbia Crossing, Columbia

410-872-4900

lamadeleine.com

French-country bakery and cafe specializing in fresh breads and pastries, savory soups, pasta, salads and sandwiches. Warm atmosphere with fireplace and patio for outdoor dining, live music and other special events. Delivery, takeout and catering available. Open daily. B L D Q $-$$

Little French Market Cafe

3731 Hamilton Street, Ellicott City

410-465-5995

littlemarketcafe.com

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 and online ordering 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

madcitycoffee.com

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

410-418-4832

matchatimecafe.com

Japanese-style tea room, sushi cafe and gift shop. Closed Tuesday. L D $

New York Deli

9350 Snowden River Parkway J, Columbia

410-290-3773

nydelicatering.com

Manhattan-style deli serving breakfast platters, subs, burgers, hot dogs and salads. Dine-in or carryout. Closed Sunday. B L $

Nordstrom Café

The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-715-2222

restaurants.nordstrom.com

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

443-759-6344

onedishcuisine.com

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. Closed Tuesday. L D $-$$ HM

Panera Bread

The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia; 410-730-9666

Dobbin Center, 6435 Dobbin Road, Columbia; 410-772-8634

panerabread.com

Made-to-order sandwiches, soups, salads and pastries. Online ordering and catering available. B L D $

RegionAle

5705 Richards Valley Road, Suite B-1, Ellicott City

410-465-0505

regionalesandwich.com

A modern take on classic American sandwiches. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Riverside Coffee

8865 Stanford Blvd., Columbia

410-312-0004

facebook.com/riversidecoffeecafe

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

410-531-7182

ruthiesdelicafe.com

Family-owned cafe serving sandwiches, salads and grilled paninis. Kids’ menu. Carryout and catering available. Closed Sunday. B L $

Sidamo Coffee and Tea

8180 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton

301-483-3683

sidamocoffeeandtea.com

Cozy coffeehouse with lounge area serving organic coffees and sandwiches. Catering options available. Free Wi-Fi. Open daily. B L $

Sindy’s Deli & Carryout

9042 MD-108, Columbia

410-964-3880

facebook.com/sindysdeliandcafe.

Breakfast, burgers, sandwiches, subs, salads and coffee. Party platters and delivery available. Open weekdays. B L $

Snow Cafe

9065 Frederick Road, Ellicott City

410-720-2717

facebook.com/snowcafe

Waffles all day, sandwiches and Taiwan-inspired snow ice dessert. Online ordering. Open daily. B L D $

Tea on the Tiber

8081 Main St., Ellicott City

410-480-8000

teaonthetiber.com

Victorian tearoom and gift shop. Open Thursday-Sunday. L D $$

Touche Touchet Cafe

6501 Huntshire Drive, Elkridge

443-592-3107

touchetouchetcafe.com

Breakfast, soups, salads, sandwiches and more with a New Orleans influence. Online ordering available. Open daily. B L $-$$

CHINESE

Asian Court

Turf Valley Towne Square, 11105 Resort Road, Ellicott City

410-461-8388

asian-court.com

Chinese and vegetarian cuisine, plus sushi and dim sum. Group dinners and catering available. Curbside pickup and delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$

China Village

4882 Montgomery Road, Ellicott City

410-418-5855

chinavillagemenu.com

Traditional Chinese specialties. Carryout and delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Fast Wok

9150 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 5, Ellicott City

410-750-3500

Chinese cuisine. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $$

Hot Pot Hero

10045 Baltimore National Pike, Suite A4, Ellicott City

443-652-5998

thehotpothero.com

Chinese hot pot, sports bar and private party rooms with karaoke systems. Open daily. L D $$

Hunan Diamond

Harper’s Choice Village Center, 5485 Harpers Farm Road, Suite M2, Columbia

410-964-1188

Quiet, cozy restaurant serving Chinese food. Dine-in or carryout. L D $-$$

Hunan Express

6030 Marshalee Drive, #120, Elkridge

410-796-8738

Traditional Hunan and Szechuan offerings. Lunch specials until 3 p.m. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

Hunan Legend

Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City

410-884-3888

hunanlegend.net

Neighborhood Chinese restaurant serving Hunan and Szechuan specialties. Full bar, lunch specials. Carryout, catering and private dining available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Hunan Manor

7091 Deepage Drive, Columbia

410-381-1134

hunanmanorrestaurant.com

Contemporary decor, including a 2,000-gallon saltwater fish tank. Contemporary Chinese cuisine from all the provinces, along with vegetarian selections. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$$ W

Lucky’s China Inn

Oakland Mills Village Center, 5865 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia

410-997-5454

luckyschinainn.com

Chinese cuisine. Dine-in, carryout, online ordering and delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$

Mayflower VI Chinese Food

10750 Hickory Ridge Road, #115, Columbia

410-740-9898

mayflowervi.com

Chinese, teriyaki and Thai fare. Carryout, delivery and online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro

The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-730-5344

pfchangs.com

Gourmet Chinese cuisine, dim sum and sushi. Gluten-free and vegetarian options. Catering available. Open daily.

L D $-$$$

Peking Chef

Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6420 Freetown Road, Columbia

410-531-2828 or 410-531-2829

pekingchefmd.com

Szechuan, Hunan, Cantonese, vegetarian and low-fat fare, along with wine, beer and spirits. Sushi menu. Carryout and delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Zen Garden

10039 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-313-8818

zengardenellicottcity.com

Japanese, Chinese and Thai dishes, including sushi and whole-roasted Peking duck. Online ordering available for carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$

FINE DINING

Aida Bistro & Wine Bar

6741 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia

410-953-0500

aidabistro.com

Italian-style bistro food, small plate menu and farm-to-table initiative. Large selection of wines, including wines on tap. Extensive bar. L D $-$$$$ W HM

The Elkridge Furnace Inn

5745 Furnace Ave., Elkridge

410-379-9336

elkridgefurnaceinn.com

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 or 301-596-3455

thekingscontrivance.com

Fine dining in an elegant 1890s mansion. Private parties from five to 200. Outdoor patio and tenting available. Gluten-free options. Prix-fixe early bird dinner and Sunday brunch. Open daily for dinner; open for lunch Tuesday-Friday. L D $$-$$$$ HM

Portalli’s

8085 Main St., Ellicott City

410-720-2330

portallis.com

Fine Italian dining in an upscale atmosphere. Extensive wine list. Sunday brunch. Open daily. L D $$-$$$

Tersiguel’s

8293 Main St., Ellicott City

410-465-4004

tersiguels.com

Classic French country cuisine in renovated 19th-century townhouse. Prix-fixe menu option. Sunday brunch. Open daily.

D $$-$$$$ HM

Waterside Restaurant

Sheraton Columbia Hotel, 10207 Wincopin Circle, Columbia

410-423-9000

watersidecolumbiarestaurant.com

Lakefront dining with daily lunch specials and dinners featuring seafood, beef and heart-healthy entrees. B L D $$-$$$

FOOD TRUCKS

Ariana Kabob Grill

443-983-8220

Kabobs and Middle Eastern specialties. Halal. Catering available. $

Bullhead Pit Beef

443-864-2987

bullheadpitbeef.com

@bullheadpitbeef

Pit beef and turkey, sandwiches, hot dogs and sides. Catering available. $

Greek on the Street

443-463-9544

greekonthestreetbaltimore.com

@greek_on

Authentic Greek food truck serving pita wraps, Greek burrito bowls, salads and platters. $-$$ HM

Las Delicias Taqueria y Pupuseria

8826 Washington Blvd., Jessup

301-503-0391

Carne asada, pupusas, tacos and burritos. Catering available. $-$$

The Jolly Pig

410-984-5789

thejollypig.com

facebook.com/thejollypig

@thejollypig

Pulled-pork and chicken tacos, gourmet grilled cheese, barbecue sliders and vegetarian options. Catering available. $ HM

JZ’s Brick Oven Pizza

jzsbrickovenpizza.com

Brick-oven pizza served from one truck and two trailers. Catering available. $-$$

Mindgrub Cafe

facebook.com/madamebarbeque

@mindgrubcafe

Healthy, tasty and creative bowls. $-$$ HM

Pasta La Vista

410-693-4190

pastababyfoodtruck.net

@pastalavistababy

Family-owned food truck specializing in Italian cuisine, including salads, sandwiches and pasta. Catering available. $-$$

T&J Waffles

443-498-8886

tandjwaffles.com

@tandjwaffles

Food truck specializing in homemade Liege waffles, plus other sweets and savory items. Open daily. B L $ W

Upslidedown Dave

410-707-7545

facebook.com/upslidedowndave

@upslidedowndave

Burgers, sliders and everyday favorites prepared fresh onboard the truck. Open Wednesday-Friday. $-$$

ICE CREAM AND FROZEN YOGURT

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; 410-379-5338

baskinrobbins.com

Scooped ice cream cones, sundaes and shakes. $

Cindy’s Soft Serve

6330 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge

410-796-3349

Ice cream and snowballs. Open daily during the summer, weather permitting. $ HM

Cold Stone Creamery

Shipley’s Grant, 5705 Richards Valley Road, Suite B-2, Ellicott City

410-465-6009

coldstonecreamery.com

Ice cream, cakes, smoothies and shakes prepared on a frozen granite stone. Open daily. $

Duchess Variety Store

4126 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City

410-465-2246

Sandwiches and old-fashioned ice cream and milkshakes. Closed Sunday. L $

The Meadows

Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6470 Freetown Road, Columbia

443-296-6100

meadowsfrozencustard.com

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

ritasice.com

Open seasonally between March and October, serving Italian ice, cream ice, custard, sundaes and shakes. $ HM

ScoopAhhDeeDoo

3735 Hamilton St., Ellicott City

410-465-5995

scoopahhdeedoo.com

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

410-750-7561

softstufficecream.com

Soft-serve cones, shakes, sundaes and snowballs. Indoor and outdoor seating available. Closed during the winter. $ W

TCBY

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-995-6140

tcby.com

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

tfyogurt.com

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

yogicastle.com

Self-serve frozen yogurt and toppings or smoothies. Open daily. $

INDIAN

Ananda

7421 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton

301-725-4800

anandarestaurant.net

Seasonal Northern Indian cuisine in impressive surroundings. Carryout available. Bliss hour menu Tuesday-Sunday, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Weekend all-you-can-eat brunch buffet. Closed Mondays. L D $$-$$$ HM

Chutney

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-381-3600

chutneymd.com

Traditional Northern and Southern Indian cuisine. Daily lunch buffet. Online ordering available. Open daily. L D $-$$$

Curry & Kabob

Wilde Lake Village Center, 10451 Twin Rivers Road, Columbia

410-715-8777

currykabobrestaurant.com

Indo-Nepalese cuisine. Kids’ menu. Online ordering available. Daily lunch buffet. Open daily. L D $-$$

Flavors of India

7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia

410-290-1118 or 410-290-1599

flavorsofindiainc.com

Indian delicacies, soups, salads, tandoori specials, dosa specialties and Indo-Chinese specialties. Buffet. Private events and catering available. Tiffin tin delivery available for some nearby locations. Closed Monday. L D $-$$

House of India

9350 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-381-3844 or 410-381-6647

houseofindiainc.com

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

410-884-3426

themangogrove.net

Vegetarian Indian cuisine. Shares dining room with Mirchi Wok. Online ordering and delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

Mirchi Wok

8865 Stanford Blvd., Suite 107, Columbia

410-730-4689

mirchiwok.com

Indian and Indo-Chinese cuisine. Shares dining room with Mango Grove. Daily lunch buffet. L D $-$$

Royal Taj

8335 Benson Drive, Columbia

410-381-1111

royaltajmd.com

Elegant dining room offering tandoori dishes and chicken, lamb, seafood and rice specialties. Vegan options. Daily lunch buffet. Open daily. L D $-$$$ W

Spice N Curry Indian Grill

6590 Old Waterloo Road, Elkridge

443-661-4068

spicencurry.letseat.at

Indian classics including an extensive Southern Indian menu. Online ordering and catering available. Closed Monday. D $-$$


Tandoor Grill

7500 Montpelier Road, #104, Laurel

301-362-4222

thetandoorgrill.com

Fast, authentic Indian food, including lamb, chicken, seafood, kebabs, gyros, sandwiches and vegetarian options. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$

ITALIAN & PIZZA

Anthony’s N.Y. Pizza & Pasta House

5805 Clarksville Square, Clarksville

443-535-9777

anthonyspizzaandpastahouse.com

Salads, soups, classic subs, pasta entrees, healthy choices, seafood, wings and calzones. Family dinners to go. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Bella Mia Pizza & Subs

4900 Waterloo Road, Ellicott City

410-465-9335

bellamiapizza.com

Cozy eatery, big menu. Fresh dough and gourmet pizza, subs, pasta, salads and more. Kids’ menu. Dine-in, carryout or delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$


Bertucci’s Brick Oven Pizza

9081 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-312-4800

bertuccis.com

Italian delights in a trattoria setting. Private dining available. Express lunch. Carryout and online ordering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Carrabba’s Italian Grill

4430 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City

410-461-5200

carrabbas.com

Sicilian-style Italian food in comfortable atmosphere. Pasta, brick-oven pizza, grill specialties. Kids’ menu and gluten-free options. Happy hour daily 3 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$$


Chef Paolino Cafe

3419 Plum Tree Drive, Ellicott City

410-680-8087

ellicottcity.chefpaolinoscafe.com

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

410-480-2625

coalfireonline.com

Artisan-style pizzeria with an upscale, intimate setting and a full-service bar. Kids’ menu. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$ W


Facci Ristorante

7530 Montpelier Road, Laurel; 301-604-5555

11095 Resort Road, Ellicott City; 410-750-0001

faccirestaurant.com

Neapolitan-style Italian cooking. Wood-burning oven, wine bar, private party rooms. Kids’ menu. Brunch Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Happy hour daily 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Catering and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$$ W


Go Primo’s N.Y. Pizza Co.

2020 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville

410-988-8525

Pizza and traditional Italian dishes. Gluten-free pizza, carryout and catering available. Kids’ menu. L D $-$$


Grotto Pizza

7075 Minstrel Way, Columbia

443-583-8200

grottopizza.com

Local outpost of a popular beach town pizza joint. Gameday and lunch specials. Private dining. Carryout and online ordering available. Opens daily. Late-night hours on Friday and Saturday. L D $-$$


HomeSlyce

9400 Snowden River Pkwy, Columbia

443-491-4000

homeslyce.com

Boat-shaped pizza and salads. Happy hour daily 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Carryout and online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$


Paolo Ristorante Italiano

2470 Longstone Lane, Marriottsville

410-442-4006

Classic authentic Italian cuisine. Open daily. L D $-$$


Ledo Pizza

6955 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia; 410-381-5550

River Hill Village Center, 6030 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville; 443-535-0599

11845 Maryland 216, Fulton; 301-776-5336

Normandy Shopping Center, 8480 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City; 410-750-7087

ledopizza.com

Cozy Italian-style eatery featuring pizza, salads, subs, pasta, soups and desserts. Kids’ menu. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM


Lucero’s Pizza

11200 Scaggsville Road, Laurel

301-604-7744

lucerospizza.com

Pizza, subs, wings, burritos, tacos, gyros and salads. Free delivery. Open daily. L D $-$$


Pie Five Pizza Co.

6455-32 Dobbin Road, Columbia; 240-512-0025

9525 Baltimore National Pike, Suite 100, Ellicott City; 443-420-7700

piefivepizza.com

Fast individual pizzas and salads. Online ordering. L D $-$$


Royal Pizza, Subs & Wings

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Suite 111, Columbia

410-381-6111

royalpizzamd.com

Subs, pizza, wings, wraps, cheesesteaks, sandwiches, Greek and Italian specialties and salads. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Maggiano’s Little Italy

Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-730-3706

maggianos.com

Pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Carryout and catering available. L D $$-$$$ HM


New York J&P Pizza

8305 Ice Crystal Drive, #7, Scaggsville

301-317-8444

newyorkjandppizza.com

Traditional Italian cuisine, including pizzas, calzones, strombolis, subs, salads, pasta, steak, seafood, veal and chicken dishes. Parties welcome. Open daily. L D Q $-$$


The Olive Garden

8315 Benson Drive, Columbia

410-290-0040

olivegarden.com

Traditional Italian favorites and bottomless salad. Meal deals, kids’ menu. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$


Pasta Blitz Italian Pizza Kitchen

6010 University Blvd., Ellicott City

410-750-7788

pastablitzitalianfood.com

Pizza and pasta. Kids’ menu. Gluten-free desserts, carryout, online ordering, catering and party menu available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Pazani Trattoria Italian

6060 Marshalee Drive, Elkridge

410-540-5777

eatatpazani.com

Fresh, authentic homemade Southern Italian cuisine and hand-tossed New York-style pizza. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and catering available. Closed Sundays. 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

pizzahut.com

Pizza chain with delivery and specials. L D $-$$


River House Pizza Co.

3741 Hamilton Street, Ellicott City

Forest Green Shopping Center, 10039 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-419-4848 or 410-418-4887

riverhousepizza.com

Wood-fired pizza and salads. Online ordering. Hamilton Street location is outdoors; closes for winter. Forest Green location open daily. L D $-$$ HM


Rovia’s Bistro

10840 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

443-546-4421

roviasbistrocolumbia.com

Salads, subs, wings, quesadillas, sandwiches, gyros, wraps, panini, pasta and pizza. Online ordering. Closed Sunday. L D $-$$


Solana Pizza and Subs

St. John’s Plaza, 9150 Baltimore National Pike #4, Ellicott City

410-465-8288

solanopizzeria.com

Salads, pasta, pizza, subs, sandwiches, calzones, stromboli, fried chicken, Greek specialties, wraps and desserts. Kids’ menu. Delivery, catering and online ordering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Stella Notte

8809 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-1122

stella-notte.com

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. Open daily. L D $$-$$$


Tino’s Italian Bistro

8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia

410-730-8466

tinositalianbistro.com

Soups, salads, sides, baked pasta dishes and pizza. Gluten-free choices. Wine bar. Kids’ menu. Weekend specials and brunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Carryout, online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM


Trattoria Amore

Dorsey’s Search Village Center, 4725 Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City

410-740-9903

trattoriaamore.weebly.com

Pizza, pasta, subs, salads, chicken, veal and seafood. Kids’ menu. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. L D $-$$


Trattoria E Pizzeria

Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8630 Guilford Road, Columbia

410-381-1255

trattoriaepizzeria.com

Neighborhood eatery with pasta specials and pizza. Daily specials. Kids’ menu. Family dinner packages for four or six. Online ordering, delivery and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$$$


Uno Pizzeria Chicago Bar & Grill

Long Gate Shopping Center, 4470 Long Gate Parkway, Ellicott City

410-480-1400

unos.com

Pizza, pasta and upscale bar food. Lunch specials include 10 (10-minute) combos. Gluten-free menu, online ordering and catering available. L D $-$$$


Upper Crust Pizzeria & Deli

8835 Center Park Drive, Columbia

410-740-9009

Specialty pizzas and wings. Halal. Open daily. L D $-$$


Vittorio Ristorante

2490 Route 97, Glenwood

410-489-5800

vittorioristorante.com

Italian, pasta and pizza. Kids’ menu. Gluten-free menu, online ordering, carryout and delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Vocelli Pizza

3355 Saint Johns Lane, Suite E, Ellicott City

410-313-8774

vocellipizza.com

Pizza and other Italian specialties. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


You Pizza

12250 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville

410-531-9500

you-pizza.com

Made-to-order pizza and salads. Online ordering available. Open daily. L D $-$$

JAPANESE

Ginza of Tokyo

7530 Montpelier Road, Laurel

301-776-6764

ginzaoftokyosteakhouse.com

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

410-379-0111

Japanese grill and Chinese cuisine, including egg and spring rolls, soups and a sushi bar. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM


Katana Japanese Cuisine

6343 Ten Oaks Road, Clarksville

410-531-9777

katanaofclarksville.com

Sushi bar. Private dining area for larger parties. Online ordering. Open daily. L D Q $-$$$ HM


Kome Sushi

7106 G Minstrel Way, Columbia

443-583-7805

komesushicolumbia.com

Sushi and sashimi, along with teriyaki, hibachi and Thai selections. Online ordering. Open daily. L D $-$$$$


Koto Sake Japanese Steak House & Sushi

Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6410 Freetown Road, Columbia

410-531-2825

katanahibachi.com

Group seating around hibachi grills. Sushi. Open daily. L D $-$$$$


Sakura Japanese Steak & Seafood House

Enchanted Forest Shopping Center, 10040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-203-0755

sakurasteakhouse.com

Japanese cuisine featuring chicken, steak, shrimp, scallop and lobster entrees prepared in teppan style. Sushi and sashimi. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$$$ HM


SushiQ

6325 Washington Blvd., Elkridge

410-579-2453

sushiqmd.com

Japanese cuisine, sushi, teriyaki and hibachi entrees. Party trays available. Closed Sundays. L D $-$$$


Sushi King

6490 Dobbin Road, Columbia

410-997-1269

sushikingcolumbia.com

Sushi, other Japanese favorites and chef’s specials. Closed Sundays. LD $-$$$ HM


Sushi Nari

Kings Contrivance Village Center, 8640 Guilford Road, Columbia

410-381-6888

Full-service Japanese and Korean restaurant. Lunch specials. Party platters and catering available. Carryout and delivery available. L D $-$$$


Sushi Sono Japanese Restaurant

10215 Wincopin Circle, Columbia

410-997-6131

sushisonocolumbia.com

Sushi and traditional Japanese cuisine in a lakefront setting. Closed Sundays. L D $-$$$$ W


Sushi Tendou

8194 Westside Blvd. Suite G, Maple Lawn

301-317-3303

sushitendou.com

Sushi, sashimi, entrees, rice and noodles. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Uma Uma

9380 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-8282

theumauma.com

Ramen and sides. Open daily. L D $-$$


Wasabi Sushi

The Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-992-6866

Sushi bar. Open daily. L D $-$$


Yama Sushi

4725-G Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City

410-997-3688

yamasushimd.com

Japanese fusion, including hibachi and teriyaki dishes, sushi, sashimi and lunchtime bento boxes. Outdoor seating. Party room available to reserve. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM

KOREAN

Bon Chon Chicken

3419 Plum Tree Drive, Ellicott City

410-465-0515

bonchon.com

Cooked-to-order Korean fried chicken, salads, soups and other Korean specialties. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM


Dae Jan Geum

Bethany 40 Shopping Center, 10194 Baltimore National Pike #111, Ellicott City

410-461-2333

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

410-461-1099

Authentic Korean cuisine. Open daily. L D $-$$$


Honey Pig Korean BBQ

10045 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-696-2426

eathoneypig.com

Korean barbecue and soups. Lively atmosphere. Open daily. B L D $-$$$ W HM


Kim Bob Na Ra

9339 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-465-9166

Korean cuisine in a cafe setting. Carryout available. Closed Tuesdays. L D $-$$


Manna Korean

8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-480-5050

Korean food in a food court-style setting. Open daily. L D $


Rainpia

10194 Baltimore National Pike #103, Ellicott City

410-418-8992

facebook.com/rainpia

Korean and Chinese appetizers, noodles, rice, soup and entrees. Open daily. D $-$$


Shin Chon Garden

8801 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City410-461-3280

Traditional Korean cuisine, including barbecue and sushi. Table grills. Closed Tuesdays. L D $$ HM


Yet Nal Asian Food Service House

10194 Baltimore National Pike #6, Ellicott City

410-465-0040

Korean specialties, along with sushi and sashimi. $$

LATIN AMERICAN

Cazabe

8801 Washington Boulevard, Jessup

240-456-0888

cazaberestaurantjessup.com

Dominican and Spanish food. Online ordering. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$


Grille Chick’n Pollo

Hickory Ridge Village Center, 6470 Freetown Road, Columbia

240-755-0079

grillechicknpollo.com

Charcoal-broiled chicken and other Peruvian foods. Lunch specials. Open daily. L D $


Pollo Fuego

7351 Assateague Drive, Jessup

410-799-8550

Latin American and Peruvian cuisine. Carryout available. L D $

MEXICAN

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

9120 Baltimore National Pike Lot A-1, Ellicott City; 410-750-2035

8170 Maple Lawn Blvd. C, Fulton; 301-490-8569

chipotle.com

Made-to-order Mexican cuisine. Carryout, catering and online ordering available. Open daily. L D $


Cinco de Mayo

8874 McGaw Road, Columbia

410-381-7111

cincodemayorest.com

Mexican classics. Online ordering. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-6 p.m. for food and 3 p.m.-7 p.m. for drinks. Open daily. L D $-$$


El Azteca

12210 Clarksville Pike, Clarksville

410-531-3001

elaztecamaryland.com

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. L D $-$$$ HM


Ernesto’s Fine Mexican Food

10040 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-750-1005

ernestosfinemexicanfood.com

Tacos, quesadillas, burritos and more. Full bar. Catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM


La Palapa Grill & Cantina

8307 Main St., Ellicott City

410-465-0070

lapalapagrill.com

Neighborhood spot for Mexican cuisine. Thursday dance lessons; live Mariachi-style music Friday and Saturday; Sunday brunch. Open daily. L D Q $-$$ W


La Palapa Too Mexican Grill & Cantina

7500 Montpelier Road, Laurel

301-725-3111

lapalapatoo.lapalapaonline.com

Mexican cuisine. Open daily. Sunday brunch. Patio. L D Q $-$$


Los Compadres

10805 Birmingham Way, Woodstock

410-696-2510

Casual Mexican. Full bar. Open daily. L D $-$$


Mi Casa Mexican Restaurant

3355 St. Johns Lane, Ellicott City

410-480-2900

micasamd.com

Mexican cuisine. Kids’ menu. Margarita Mondays. Open daily. L D $-$$


On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

8230 Gateway Overlook Drive, Elkridge

410-312-1490

ontheborder.com

Mexican cuisine with create-your-own-combo deals and margaritas. Carryout and catering available. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. L D $-$$


Pachanga Cocina Mexicana

10291 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-4266

pachangacocina.com

All the classics. Separate bar area. Happy hour weekdays 2 p.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday all day. Carryout and catering available. Sunday brunch. Kids’ menu. Open daily. L D $-$$


Pollo Feliz Y Taqueria

8525 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-680-8611

pollofelizandtaqueria.com

Classic Mexican dishes cooked from scratch using seasonal, local ingredients. Full bar. Catering available. Open daily. B L D $-$$


Qdoba Mexican Grill

6476 Dobbin Center Way, Columbia; 410-740-6977

9050 Baltimore National Parkway, Ellicott City; 410-203-0010

qdoba.com

All items made to order and fresh. Carryout and online ordering available. L D $


R&R Taqueria

7840 Washington Blvd., Elkridge

410-799-0001

rrtaqueria.com

Family-owned Food Network favorite with Mexican breakfast plates, handmade fresh salsas and other dishes. Open daily. B L D $


Taqueria Los Primos

8802 Washington Blvd., Jessup

443-766-0077

Brick-and-mortar shop of a popular food truck. Open daily. D $-$$


Xitomate

5850 Waterloo Road, Suite 100, Columbia

410-750-8787

xitomate.com

Mexican cantina with extensive tequila list. Tacos, fajitas, enchiladas and quesadillas. Vegetarian and vegan choices. Saturday and Sunday brunch 10 a.m. Catering and online ordering available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM

MEDITERRANEAN & MIDDLE EASTERN

Cava Grill

6181 Old Dobbin Lane, Columbia

443-283-3400

cavagrill.com

Mediterranean-inspired, customizable bowls, salads, pitas, soups and dips. Seasonal and allergen-free options. Online ordering and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Kabob Connection

Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

443-319-5734

kabobconnection.com

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

maiwandkabob.com

Authentic Afghan lamb, beef and chicken kebabs; entrees and appetizers. Halal. Carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$ HM


Mimi’s Kabob

12345 Wake Forest Road, Clarksville; 410-531-2000

Turf Valley Towne Square, 11071 Resort Road, Ellicott City; 410-203-1300

mimiskabob.com

Authentic Afghan cuisine from kabob platters to other specialties. 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

410-418-5911

noraskabob.com

Gyros, kebabs and other Mediterranean dishes with Persian-Armenian influence. Counter-style ordering at lunch; table service for dinner. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $-$$$ HM


Ranazul

8171 Maple Lawn Blvd., Suite 170, Fulton

301-498-9666

ranazul.us

Tapas and wine bistro. Reservations recommended. Lunch weekdays. Sunday brunch 11 a.m-2:30 p.m. Happy hour Monday-Friday 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Dinner daily. L D $$$$ HM


Rudy’s Mediterranean Grill & Diner

7185 Columbia Gateway Drive, Columbia

410-290-2004

rmgrill.com

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. Live jazz Tuesday 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Online ordering. Sunday brunch. Happy hour weekdays 3 p.m.-7 p.m. Open daily. B L D Q $-$$


Sizzle Kabob

10039 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-461-2871

sizzlekabob.com

Kabobs, wraps and other Middle Eastern specialties. Open daily. L D $-$$


Zoes Kitchen

Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-997-0124

zoeskitchen.com

Fast-casual Mediterranean salads, sandwiches, entrees, sides and desserts. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and catering available. Open daily. L D $

SEAFOOD

Hudson Coastal Raw Bar & Grill

11811 West Market Place, Fulton

240-280-8640

hudsoncoastal.com

Locally owned restaurant featuring East Coast seafood and raw bar, as well as poultry, pork, beef dishes. Private dining space. Kids’ and gluten-free menus. Sunday brunch. Open daily. L D $$-$$$ W HM


Red Lobster

9011 Snowden Square Drive, Columbia

410-290-1677

redlobster.com

Wharfside decor with a wide variety of seafood. Kids’ menu. Online ordering and carryout available. Open daily. L D $-$$$$


Woodbine Inn

401 Woodbine Road, Woodbine

410-489-5750 or 410-442-5731

thewoodbineinn.webs.com

Seafood, crabs and steak. Eat-in or carryout. Open daily. B L D $-$$$

THAI

Eattini Thai Kitchen

10045 Baltimore National Pike, Suite A9, Ellicott City

443-325-5852

eattinithai.com

Thai specialties and a full bar. Carryout and delivery available. Open daily. L D $-$$


Ruby Thai Kitchen

Mall in Columbia, 10300 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia

410-772-2188

Thai specialties. Open daily. L D $


Siam Spice

Oakland Mills Village Center, 5810 Robert Oliver Place, Columbia

410-992-9553

siamspicemd.com

Authentic Thai cuisine. Lunch specials. Carryout and private parties available. Closed Mondays. L D $-$$


Thai Aroma

8815 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City

410-480-5100

Authentic Thai cuisine, including noodles, seafood and grilled dishes. Open daily. L D $-$$

VIETNAMESE

An Loi

7104 Minstrel Way, Columbia

410-381-3188

anloirestaurant.com

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine, imported and domestic beers, and vegetarian options. Open daily. L D $


Pho Dat Thanh

9400 Snowden River Parkway, Columbia

410-381-3839

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

410-461-4300

vietpearlrestaurant.com

Vietnamese bistro and sports bar. Karaoke Saturday nights. Open daily. $-$$

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