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jan Sep 12, 2006 07:34 PM

I'm coming to Baltimore in mid October. We are having a tradeshow and looking for a few restaurants for a dinner out night with a lot of people from all over the country. I keep reading about how there's nowhere to eat near there that's very good. For now we have reservations in about 4 different restaurants in Little Italy. I was looking into Fells point....Any thoughts on where to take a diverse group without a lot of travel involved? And good food, of course!!

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    KAZ RE: jan Sep 12, 2006 07:51 PM

    What are the four places in Little Italy?

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      hon RE: jan Sep 12, 2006 08:19 PM

      scary...

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        Darin RE: jan Sep 12, 2006 08:20 PM

        I'd say 4 nights in a row in Little Italy is a little much. Many would say that one night in Little Italy is too much...but I'd consider at least looking for 3 other options.

        How big is the group?

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          hon RE: jan Sep 12, 2006 08:22 PM

          Fells Point:

          Pazo
          www.pazorestaurant.com

          Henningers Tavern
          www.henningerstavern.com

          Inner Harbor East

          Charleston (very pricey
          )www.charlestonrestaurant.com

          Butchers Hill

          Salt
          www.salttavern.com

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            cbauer RE: jan Sep 13, 2006 01:40 PM

            How about James Joyce Pub?
            http://thejamesjoycepub.com/

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              Hue RE: jan Sep 13, 2006 06:50 PM

              I'm a bit confused, are your looking for restaurants for 4 different nights? or 4 different restaurants for one night(due to a large number of people)in one general area?

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                mgarland RE: jan Sep 13, 2006 07:02 PM

                There's no way a large party would be able to go to Salt. They don't take reservations, do they? I walked by there the other night w/ a friend. It was too crowded for the two of us to even go in for a drink. I'd suggest Pazo for a large group, but be sure to make reservations. Fell's Point doesn't have much in the way of places to take a large group- it's either pubs or small restaurants. Pazo is the one exception.

                Also, if I were you I'd take the group to a restaurant in Mt Vernon (do a search on chowhound for good recommendations) instead of one (or two!) of those nights in little italy.

                1. j
                  jan RE: jan Sep 15, 2006 03:48 PM

                  Sorry I didn't explain better! We have a night out with about 100 people divided between 4 restaurants in little Italy....Dalesio's, La Scala, and DaMimmo with the fourth still up for grabs!

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                    Hue RE: jan Sep 15, 2006 06:45 PM

                    Boccacios on Eastern Ave....

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                    hon RE: jan Sep 15, 2006 05:23 PM

                    La Tavola!

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