Where to drink (& dine) while in town for the Preakness
Baltimore is known for its history, its scenic harbor, the Orioles, and a couple world-renowned art museums. What else is Charm City known for? Incredible food and cocktails! So if you happen to be in town this weekend for 143rd running of the Preakness Stakes, here are some spots you’ve just got to check out…
The Nickel Taphouse
Established in 2013, The Nickel Taphouse was inspired by the working class taverns of yesteryear. Specializing in fresh local oysters, iced & roasted, they pride themselves on their use of local farmers, ranchers and watermen to supply them with the best products Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have to offer. With over 100 craft beers with 32 on draft, 14 wines by the glass and crafted cocktails utilizing small batch distillers and house made mixers, this warm and upbeat tavern offers spectacular spirits to match the delicious eats!
Address: 1604 Kelly Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209
Phone: (443) 869-6240
A rustic-modern destination, Minnow Baltimore opened in 2017 with a goal to highlight regional seafood selections with thoughtful preparations, complemented by an extensive selection of spirits, crafted cocktails, and a Mediterranean focused wine program.
Address: 2 E Wells St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: (443) 759-6537
Lobo Fell’s Point
Lobo Fell’s Point is a cozy, contemporary neighborhood haunt that offers New American plates, charcuterie, a raw bar, and some of the best craft cocktails you could ask for.
Address: 1900 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: (410) 327-0303
Bookmakers Cocktail Club
A cocktail and supper club, Bookmakers is a buzzy destination with chic retro styling for imaginative New American dishes & amazing craft cocktails.
Address: 31 E. Cross Street, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: (443) 438-4039
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