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"Azul 17 Mexican Cuisine & Tequila Lounge brilliantly personifies the restaurant-lounge concept with its sophisticated offering & modern design. The contemporary décor is complete with iridescent ocean blue tiles adorning the walls & sleek white leather lounge seating areas which create a cool and inviting atmosphere, reminiscent of hot spots found in South Beach.
We are very excited about bringing a refreshing vibe and dining experience to the area which we feel will allow our clients to relax, enjoy themselves and just escape for awhile without the need to catch a flight or travel into the city.
Of course, this cosmopolitan lounge would not be complete without the sensual sounds of downtempo-midtempo grooves to set the mood. Bring an open mind as our resident & guest DJ’s provide an eclectic mix of musical flavors that will move your mind, body & soul.
Azul 17 specializes in contemporary authentic Mexican cuisine which essentially means that our recipes are made from scratch staying true to the authentic flavors of Mexico and our Executive Chef, Damian Portuguez, prepares dishes using the latest culinary techniques. We are proud of our vibrant menu and guarantee that you will find many unique Mexican dishes at Azul 17 that you will not find at your garden variety tex-mex restaurant. Some of the contemporary cuisine you will find on the menu include a variety of tableside prepared guacamoles, sushi grade ceviches (citrus marinated seafood cocktails) and delectable small plates served family style. They are complimented by the authentic flavors and original recipes that Chef Damian learned from his grandmother in Mexico. Just like you would find in his grandmothers kitchen our empanadas, tamales, hand-pressed mini tortillas and desserts are made fresh daily in house.
Why Azul 17? “Azul” in English means “blue” which is the color of the Agave plant, the main source of Tequila and “17” is the owner’s life-long lucky number. Azul 17 is the vision of Owner, Julio Soto, a Cuban American and his wife, Lily Soto, who is from the tequila region of Jalisco, Mexico. Their vision has come to life as they incorporate their appreciation for culture and exceptional tastes in food, tequila, fine wines, design and music to create the ultimate dining destination. As true entrepreneurs this is not their first business venture however it is their first personally owned restaurant. For the past 10 years Julio & Lily have worked with other Mexican restaurants to gain experience and prepare for the opening of their own restaurant. They have owned a country western apparel store and still operate Lily's Latin Market on Dobbin Road in Columbia. They have always prided themselves in only using the freshest ingredients and quality products. The Soto's look forward to exposing and educating their guests about the cultivating and distilling of their collection of over 100 premium tequilas. You will find the number "17" throughout our offering, starting with our 17 fresh hand squeezed margaritas & international cocktails. Julio & Lily understand the importance of quality and that is why the Azul 17 Traditional Margarita is guaranteed to be the best in town because we use premium silver tequila, fresh hand squeezed lime juice and organic agave nectar! We also feature an eclectic wine list that has been hand selected by Owner, Julio, to pair beautifully with our cuisine.
As small business owners they are excited to finally provide a new hot spot in their community for dining, dancing, nightlife and a great ambiance for families & business professionals alike. The Azul 17 team of passionate professionals is dedicated to consistently providing our guests with superior service and a memorable experience that will only leave you yearning for more!
Mexican Cuisine our specialty, Tequila Lounge our distinction.
"This Euro-style neighborhood cafe serves the business and court crowd by day, and is a full-blown restaurant at night. Featuring seafood, paninis, vegetarian and sweets. During the live music in the evenings, you can find the local college students and the nearby residents using the wifi, dining with a date on the deck, and of course french pressing their coffee."
Centro offers a variety of Spanish and South American tapas dishes. Extensive list of wine, sherry and port from Spain and South America.
"Outstanding Sushi, Japanese, Thai and Asian Cafe in Columbia area. Fine dinning room offer cold, warm, hot sake and beer, wine, liquor. The daily chef special running thr the dinning room in addition of happy hour buy one get one free liquor drink offer. I would say it's a nice plcae to try out."
"A casual tavern atmosphere downstairs, quieter non-smoking dining room upstairs. Clayton's features an American cuisine with a regional emphasis. Located in Historic Federal Hill, Clayton's features 15 eclectic drafts, wines by the glass and bottle and a full line of spirits, all designed to compliment the chef's menu. Daily features from the kitchen and nightly specials at the bar make Clayton's a geat destination!"
"Innovative American, neighborhood gourmet, naturally elegant venue with a friendly, welcoming staff and an award-winning, five-star chef who tries to use as much local and organic product as possible. Basement atmosphere in wonderful Hampden, brightened by large photos of local produce in historic Hampden Theater. Try the crab soup at lunch with the turkey Rachel sandwich. At dinner, menus change regularly. Ask your server for the freshest recommendations."
No matter how many years we have been going to Henninger's, we always feel like we're being let in on a local dining secret when we walk in. Maybe it's because the scruffy front bar belies the elegant food therein, or the fact that the place is in a quiet back corner of Upper Fells Point. Henninger's food is ambitious and always seems to have a trick up its sleeve--like the menu-staple fried oysters, which arrive here on a bed of wilted lettuce in a delicious Pernod cream sauce. We're willing to ride along on fun fare like Henninger's Fighting Fish, a tempura-fried catch of the day with Hong Kong-style vegetables and sticky rice, but the menu also satisfies the more traditional diner with crab cakes and filet mignon (though that comes wrapped in applewood bacon with citrus-sweet potato mash.)
"Lunch buffet, A-la-carte dinner, Halal food, Carry out, catering, in house parties, BYOB, Belly dance show , free parking, wheel chair accessible, friendly for couple, group, family, kids, office meeting ,parties.
When you're in the mood for good times and great cuisine, be sure to checkout Kitchen of India. The restaurant is located in one of the area's mostpleasant settings and is known for its delightful staff and superb cuisine.The menu at Kitchen of India features a wide array of great selections, madefrom only the freshest and highest quality ingredients, with something sure to please every member of your group. Kitchen of India restaurant has established itself as one of the area's favorite culinary destinations and is sure to offer you a pleasant and unique dining experience every time you visit.Please stop in soon!"
Restaurant and bar which specializes in fresh seafood. Happy hour Mon-Fri 11am-6pm. Lunch specials daily.
Outdoor seating available. Fine dining at an affordable price in a relaxed atmosphere. Dance floor with DJ on Friday and Saturdays!
"Marie Louise Bistro is located in the heart of Mount Vernon and
specializes in a blend of French, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisine
at reasonable prices. The Bistro atmosphere is casual yet upscale,
and offers an expansive wine selection to guarantee an affordable and enjoyable meal. We offer delicious quality fare using only the finest
and freshest ingredients available.
We are open bright & early 7 days a week for coffee & pastries, and
then lunch & dinner throughout the day. We also serve brunch every Saturday & Sunday."
Neo Viccino Bar & Grille is our newest addition to The Charles Street Restaurant Row. A metamorphosis from traditional restaurant to cosmopolitan, New American cuisine experience.
"The Diamondback Tavern is a Maryland-style tavern with two distinct non-pretentious themes: Downstairs features a casual setting with a bar and dining room where guests can enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and reasonably priced tavern fare that features the freshest local ingredients. Here, guests are encouraged to sit back and sip their favorite martini, a glass of wine from our well-rounded selection, or one of our specialty cocktails. Our upstairs theme is a sports bar where patrons can enjoy a cold beer or mixed cocktail, and watch sporting events on one of our many plasma TVs. The Diamondback Tavern was built on the premise that you should be able to enjoy a delicious meal at your favorite local tavern."
Classic fine dining with a creative American menu of prime dry-aged steaks, grilled fare, and seafood. Historic building with working fireplaces. Award winning chef. Recipient of coveted Mobil Four-Star Award. Men are required to wear jackets.
The Rumor Mill specializes in using fresh, local ingredients to create its menu of globally-influenced small plates. The Rumor Mill's cocktail list features drinks created with house-made fusion vodkas. All desserts are also made on premises. Join us for lunch, happy hour, dinner or late night!
Union Jack's British Pub will open its third location on March 12 in Columbia at 10400 Little Patuxent Parkway. Union Jack's offers a pub side with casual dining, 24 high definition TVs for game watching, and a billiards room. Union Jack's also offers a more upscale dining side with a quieter, more elegant atmosphere and an extensive wine list to accompany specialty British dishes and American grill and seafood entrees. Late night on weekends, there will be a DJ and dancing. Union Jack's offers something for everyone!
"Venegas Prime Filet offers the best USDA Prime Steaks paired with superb wine and unmatched hospitality. It is a place where friends and lovers meet to enjoy great food, great wine and share great times in a sophisticated and truly romantic setting. No jackets required - just dress up your expectations!"
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Compass Rose Theater presents Shakespeare's classic play about two star-crossed lovers caught between a feuding families.
Breakfast and pictures with the Easter Bunny, followed by crafts and animals.
Brewmore Baltimore, a documentary focusing on the history of beer brewing in the Baltimore region, will be screened for a public viewing at the Heavy Seas Brewery. The film is directed by Nick Kovaci and features local authors Maureen O’Prey and Rob Kasper. Of course, guests will be provided beer in honor of the documentary.
Brooks Tegler sings the music of Cole Porter and translates the compositions of George Gerswin to voice.
Rams Head presents folk-rock duo the Indigo Girls playing at the Maryland Hall.
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