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Jun 16, 2007 01:23 PM

Good restaurant near BWI?

A business guest is coming in later this week. We will have a business dinner before meetings the next day. Looking for a good restaurant near BWI where she will be coming in and staying the night. Any suggestions?

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  1. If you or your guest likes Thai, I highly recommend "Little Spice" in Hanover. Their Thai food is some of the best I've ever had, and that's saying something. It's not fancy, in fact, it's in a rather non-descript strip mall, but the food is killer. Check out their website at: to get the exact address.

    1. Do a search on this board for BWI -- I remember a pretty lengthy thread on this topic earlier this year.

      1. I did the search but didn't come up with anything that looks reliable or particularly good. Thanks for suggesting it. Still hoping for a great recommendation.

        1. If you're looking for something perhaps a liitle bit more upscale, try The Elkridge Furnace Inn. It's a historic home, built in the 1700s, and sits on the banks of the Patapsco River. Beautiful location, amazing ambience, and the food is pretty good too. I was just there this past week for a large family get together (about 20 people). All were highly impressed. May be worth looking into.

          1. I was going to suggest Elkridge Furnace Inn also. It's probably the only place that's both good and business-suitable in that area, unless you're willing to go up into Baltimore.

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            1. re: little audrey

              Don't rule out Trattoria Alberto in Glen Burnie, about 10 minutes from BWI Although it's in a very non-descript strip shopping center on the drab Crain Highway (MD Route 3), the quality of the Northern Italian cuisine is top-notch. Very business-friendly as well (although not cheap).

              1. re: little audrey

                Haven't been there in years and years, but I'd also suggest Elkridge Furnace Inn.

                If you expand the radius to include parts of Baltimore or Ellicott City, your dining options open up a bit.


                1. re: Pool Boy

                  I also know that Elkridge now has a small plates menu that is served in the early evenings, around 5 - 7. But you can also order off the regular, a la carte and prix fix menu.