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Good restaurant about halfway between Washington DC and Baltimore

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We live in DC and have plans to meet friends in Baltimore for dinner on an upcoming Saturday. Any suggestions for good restaurants about halfway, more or less, so neither couple has to drive an hour to dinner? We eat everything! Thanks

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  1. Clyde's in Columbia? GrillmarX in Olney. Iron bridge wine bar in Columbia..... Jaleo in Bethesda.

    1. Red Sky in Laurel is a good restaurant, not a fine restaurant, with easy access to I-95 / 295 and precisely halfway.

      1. Pasta Plus in Laurel. They don't take reservations, and the wait to be seated can be pretty long.

        1. Define "good." If you simply mean delicious then go to Grace Garden in Odenton.

          1. Unfortunately there's nothing that good, except Grace Gardens, in between. Far better for one couple to travel and thento meet at a place convenient to 95 (Wine Market in Baltimore) or to the train (see Tapas Teatro or Brewers Art in Baltimore, too many to count in DC). Then reverse it the next time you get topgether, and the other couple travels.

            1. Howard County should fit your needs. Elkridge Furnace Inn, Aida for Italian, Victoria Gastropub for upscale pub grub. Grace Gardens, as others have mentioned - not a fancy place, but the food is out of this world.

              1. There can be only one... and it is Grace Garden.

                1. Strong rec for tersiguel's in the heart of Ellicott City--country French done very well

                  1. Red Pearl or Sushi Sono in Columbia. If you're looking for something a little more upscale, then maybe Iron Bridge would work. But it's a pretty small place so I'd check if they have any reservations available.

                    There's also a Honey Pig in Ellicott City for Korean BBQ.

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                    1. re: Guy Incognito

                      Honey Pig is really fun for a late night meal. Young crowd, good music.

                      1. re: Guy Incognito

                        11/3/12 Red Pearl in Columbia is closed.