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Downtown Baltimore Monday, August 21st

Hi y'all,

I'll be at an event at the Convention Center in Baltimore and I'm looking for a restaurant for Monday night. It'll be me and another female co-worker. She's in from Boston and I live in Norfolk. Nothing too fancy, we'll be in business casual. Something that's fun and indicative of the city. We both like a few drinks, so a good bar is a must. I'd say $100 to $125 before tax and tip for the both of us. I don't know too much about her preferences, but I think she's pretty mainstream with an appreciation for great food.

Something that's walkable or a quick cab ride is fine too.

Thanks so much in advance!!

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  1. I would recommend Pazo restaurant, about a mile east of the Inner Harbor (take a cab). Very large well-decorated space inside, fun bar (including a lounge filled with comfortable chairs and couches), interesting small plates and larger entrees. Sort of pan-Mediterranean cuisine. Check their website:

    www.pazorestaurant.com

    1. To be clear, is it Monday the 20th or Tuesday the 21st? It's an important question, because a lot of places are closed on Monday.

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      1. re: JonParker

        Oops! Monday the 21st...thanks for catching that. That's what I get when I go from memory!

        1. re: geg5150

          you did it again. its either monday the 20th or tuesday the 21st.

          1. re: jes

            So, you noticed I'm blonde? Monday, the 20th!!

      2. I'd also recommend Pazo, but for another fun place in your price point that is unique to Baltimore with a good bar scene and excellent food, you should take a quick cab ride up Charles Street to the Brewer's Art - definitely open on Mondays. Have some drinks in the front area before dinner. It never disappoints me....

        www.belgianbeer.com

        1. I live in Baltimore and I highly recommend The Wine Market, it has awesome interesting food and it's a great crowd. If you like wine, it has a great selection. Check it out on line. Call a head it gets busy.

          1. Check out Hull Street Blues..real neighborhood atmosphere with good food
            On Hull Street of Fort Ave ..maybe a 10 minute cab ride