November 16th, 2020
Now that it’s November and the holidays are approaching, the weather is getting cooler and people want to support local and eat out. Outdoor dining is the safest option for enjoying a meal out during the COVID-19 pandemic. While outdoor dining is typically not an option in the colder weather, plenty of local Baltimore restaurants are now offering heated outdoor dining so you can safely eat out and stay warm.
La Cuchara in Hampden brings Basque cuisine to Baltimore and always has something new to try, changing their menu daily. La Cuchara is open Wednesday-Sunday, so stop by for Happy Hour or a wonderful meal under their heated tent!
True Chesapeake Oyster Co
With outdoor dining at Hampden’s True Chesapeake Oyster Co, you can still enjoy oysters throughout the fall season; it does not have to be just a summer food! Stop by their outdoor patio for weekday oysters or for a delicious weekend brunch.
Rye St Tavern
For live music and weekly specials, check out Rye St Tavern in Port Covington. Dine along the Patapsco River and enjoy an incredible meal under their heated tent. Specials include half-priced wine on Sundays and half-priced beer on Wednesdays.
Sally O’s in Highlandtown serves comfort food with a Baltimore twist. Their delicious food and their bright, vibrant atmosphere make for a wonderful heated outdoor dining experience! Their top dishes include the Notorious P.I.G. salad and the Highlandtown Smash Burger.
Barcocina has outdoor dining on their wrap-around porch with lovely views of the Harbor. Barcocina has all of your Mexican favorites and delicious cocktails, and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner every day.
But, What’s for Dessert?
One meal that is easy to have at home is dessert! Thanksgiving is coming up, which means that pie is the dessert of choice for many. There are plenty of local shops serving pies to go that you can enjoy either for Thanksgiving or any night at home.
Pie Time near Patterson Park has a huge menu of sweet and savory pies, with flavors that everyone will enjoy! Top flavors for fall include Caramel Pumpkin and Apple Almond.
Dangerously Delicious Pies
Dangerously Delicious Pies in Canton certainly lives up to their name! For this Thanksgiving they are offering a wide range of sweet and savory pies with classics and specialty pies, such as the Baltimore Bomb and their Mobtown Brown, which is a delicious pecan pie with Swiss chocolate and caramel.
Crust by Mack
Known for their BMore Crust Crab Pies, Crust by Mack at Whitehall Mill is one of Baltimore’s top new bakeries! Flavors available for preorder this Thanksgiving are Double Crust Yam, Classic Sweet Potato, Caramel Apple Lattice.
Family owned since the 1940s, Woodlea Bakery in Wilson Heights is the perfect place for traditional, delicious pies. They have plenty of fall favorites, including Pumpkin, Chocolate Cream, and a variety of fruit pies!
Bakeology in Gwynn Oak uses the freshest local ingredients to bring you incredible homemade desserts! Holiday pies for this year include Sweet Potato Pie and Bourbon Chocolate or Classic Pecan Pie.