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Dining Out for Thanksgiving
BALTIMORE

THANKSGIVING

If laboring in the kitchen all day doesn't sound like your idea of a holiday, leave it to the professionals to prepare your Thanksgiving meal. For an all-American feast of turkey and all the trimmings, visit these restaurants in Baltimore. And best of all? No dishes to wash.

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Alizee American Bistro American
13/20
Dining Room at Alizee American Bistro, Baltimore, MD Inn & Spa at The Colonnade Baltimore
4 W. University Pkwy.
Baltimore, MD 21218

After years of hit-or-miss restaurants, the Inn & Spa at The Colonnade Baltimore has a competent performer. More...

Antrim 1844 Smokehouse Restaurant French
14/20
Dining Room at Antrim 1844 Smokehouse Restaurant, Taneytown, MD Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel
30 Trevanion Rd.
Taneytown, MD 21787
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The antique-filled setting of this country manor makes the perfect backdrop for chef Michael Gettier's contemporary French cuisine. More...

Baldwin's Station Contemporary
14/20
7618 Main St.
Sykesville, MD 21784
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Owner Stewart Dearie brings gracious touches and Victorian charm to this historic train station in Sykesville. More...

Cafe Troia Italian
14/20
31 W. Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
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Old-world flair and sophistication meet on equal footing at this classy Italian eatery. More...

The Capital Grille Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at The Capital Grille, Baltimore, MD 500 E. Pratt St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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The Inner Harbor outpost of the deluxe steakhouse chain also offers seafood and 400 wines. More...

Charleston Southern
16/20
Dining Room at Charleston, Baltimore, MD 1000 Lancaster St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Chef Cindy Wolf's daily menu corrals the best of the season into a series of unforgettable dishes, all graciously served in elegant surroundings. More...

Explorers Eclectic
13/20
Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
550 Light St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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The deluxe surrounds of the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court make even the simplest burger taste like filet mignon. More...

Grano Emporio Italian
13/20
3547 Chestnut Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
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Unlike its beloved pasta bar sibling, the cozy but classy Grano Emporio serves up white tablecloth Italian dining. More...

Grille 700 Contemporary
13/20
Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
700 Aliceanna St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Classic American fare with a farm-to-table twist pleases at the Marriott Waterfront. More...

Josef's Country Inn Continental
11/20
2410 Pleasantville Rd.
Fallston, MD 21047
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Josef’s menu, once a tribute to the owner’s Black Forest roots, is now largely continental. More...

Kali's Court Mediterranean
13/20
Dining Room at Kali 1606 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
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Although Kali's Court does offer uncommonly pleasant digs for dining, it is the fresh grilled fish and pan-Mediterranean menu that draw crowds of loyal customers. More...

Mama’s on the Half Shell Seafood
13/20
2901 O’Donnell St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
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As the name suggests, this seafood restaurant shares ownership with nearby Nacho Mama’s, and specializes in oyster preparations. More...

Manor Tavern American
13/20
15819 Old York Rd.
Monkton, MD 21111
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This country cousin set in the rolling farmlands of northern Baltimore has something for just about everyone, from ultra casual to fine dining. More...

Milton Inn American Regional
15/20
Dining Room at Milton Inn, Sparks, MD 14833 York Rd.
Sparks, MD 21152
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This grande dame of a country inn is the perfect backdrop for chef-partner Brian Boston's regional American cuisine. More...

The Oregon Grille American
15/20
1201 Shawan Rd.
Hunt Valley, MD 21030
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Luxe is the word for the surroundings at this steakhouse-cum-contemporary American restaurant in the heart of Baltimore County's horse country. More...

The Prime Rib Restaurant Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at The Prime Rib Restaurant, Baltimore, MD Horizon House
1101 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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The Prime Rib has got to be the sexiest steakhouse in the city. More...

Rusty Scupper Seafood
12/20
402 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, MD 21230
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A water view and a seafood-heavy menu with international flourishes are the draws at this Inner Harbor mainstay. More...

Ruth's Chris Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Ruth 600 Water St.
Baltimore, MD 21202
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Gargantuan portions of beef served sizzling hot on metal platters and a first-rate wine cellar make this one of the area's most popular steakhouses. More...

Ruth's Chris Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
Dining Room at Ruth 1777 Reisterstown Rd.
Pikesville, MD 21208
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Dark wood paneling, crisp linens and handsome platters of sizzling U.S. Prime beef are just a few of the lures this suburban steakhouse uses to attract a lively crowd. More...

Tersiguel's French
14/20
8293 Main St.
Ellicott City, MD 21043
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The French country cooking of the Tersiguel family finds a picturesque home in this historic flagstone house on Ellicott City's main drag. More...

Waterfront Kitchen Contemporary
13/20
Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum
1417 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231

Seek and ye shall find: this tucked away restaurant boasts a water view and stylishly seasonal contemporary cooking. More...

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