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Eager-to-please little Amer's Café uses its wood-burning oven to excellent ends. Witness the fluffy, puffy, fresh-baked pita bread that accompanies the silky, garlic-scented baba ghanouj, tender schwarmas, and other Middle Eastern specialties, or the delectably crispy-crusted pizzas. Each of Amer's individually named flavors of pizza ventures far beyond boring tomato sauce and cheese; one favorite is the piquant Dahb, made with tangy marinated eggplant, roasted red peppers, pickled peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and lots of garlic. Add belly dancers every Friday and Saturday night and the house policy of letting kids make their own pizzas and you've got a recipe for fun. BYOB.
"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.
The only dedicated venue for Live Jazz and Blues venue in Baltimore City. We offer a unique 1920's impression in a restored 200 year old building. Live jazz, Exclusive nights, Happy Hour and Reverse Happy Hour. Lastly Great Food. Enter through the rear.
"25 years of great seafood in the heart of Pikesville. Enjoy Baltimore's Best Crab Cakes (City Paper 2000) and ribs in our casual, non-smoking dinging room. Relax with a burger and beer in the seperate bar. Dining room features a varied menu and daily special from our experienced cooks. Dinner menu is available in the bar, along with a big-screen TV, special bar menu and happy hour 3-6 pm Tues-Fri and noon-6pm Saturday and Sunday. Everything but the Shell!"
Old-fashioned supper club featuring only the best in jazz and blues performers.
"We deal in 'Freshness.' Fish delivered daily! Fresh soups & salads and a fresh approach to architecture & attitude. Our friendly staff invites you and your friends to stop by and say hello."
"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."
A classic steakhouse with perfectly turned out food in impressive portions. What distinguishes Capital Grille from competitors is lunch, including scaled-down versions of its evening fare, sandwiches, and salad entrees.
"Award-winning family owned fast food carry-out, well-known for its huge cheese steak subs. More than twenty varieties of subs available and other specialty items. After over fifty years in Logan Village in Dundalk, the family has sold and moved its operations to the Captain Harvey's Submarines location at 1543 Merritt Boulevard in the Danville Square Shopping Center. They now offer home delivery, workplace delivery, and new menu items to compliment the huge cheese steaks including wraps of all kinds and 'Two Fork Cakes,' delcious cakes whose slices are so big, you need two forks to eat them."
Casual waterfront restaurant specializing in delicious housemade American dishes, seafood, steaks, burgers, and more. Beautiful sunsets all year round. Cozy fireplace in the main dining room. Come by boat in the summer and sit on our deck directly on Dark Head Creek. Both adults and kids enjoy feeding our mallard and mandarin ducks. Brunch will be available starting Spring 2006.
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."
The folks behind Little Italy's Aldo's offer something for everyone here in a stylish suburban setting: Mandarin duck rolls, entrèe salads, panini, shareable pizzas, deep-fried sea bass, and a terrific burger with lovely, lovely Gorgonzola. The fish of the day arrives either oven-roasted or Hong Kong style (whole and deep-fried).
"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!"
"Club 4100 has a family-friendly atmosphere. Great food, with daily specials and friendly staff. It was the popular hang out for football great "John Unitas". His story in pictures and articles adorn the walls. His hand print in cement is a permanant reminder of yesteryear. Club 4100 is a cozy bar/resturant in the middle of Brooklyn."
Family restaurant specializing in ribs and its award-winning crabcakes. Their huge menu also features roasted chicken, steaks and a kid's menu.
Is it truly necessary to drive to Dundalk to feast on steamed crabs? Oh, my, yes it is, if you want a reliable source of good crabs at not crazy prices. Costas Inn does many things well--crab cakes are also eminently worthwhile, and the steak Triantaphilos, a 12-ounce New York strip steak sporting a generous sombrero of lumpy, creamy crab imperial, is heartstoppingly good. But Costas Inn really shines when the always-efficient waitresses spread the table with brown paper and dump out the tray of big, fat, heavy crabs crusted in Costas' proprietary rock salt-studded crab spice.
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