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Jul 6, 2013 05:12 PM

Baltimore dinner with easy parking

I'm moving to Baltimore in mid-August, and I'm looking forward to a new . On move-in day, my parents are planning to drive down from DE and take me out for dinner. They both have mobility issues, but do not have a disability parking permit. Any suggestions for a place that is easy to get to from Downtown/Mt. Vernon, and has easy parking? I think they would enjoy driving through Hampden, but Paper Moon also looks like something they would like (they love diners and kitsch).

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  1. In Baltimore, you need a place with valet parking if you want to be assured of close-in parking.. Casbar has $5 valet parking and few or no steps, fairly good but not great food. Sotto Sopra ditto on valet, better food. Several places on Charles in Mt. Vernon have valet. Paper Mooon has a lot just opposite, but I believe some steep steps.

    1. Tapas Teatro has convenient cheap parking just across Charles Street....

      1. Paper Moon has never been known for the food, but it's an interesting place, and I never had problems finding parking around it.

        I miss the days when it was open 24/7 and you could hang out there into the wee hours after a show at Ottobar.

        1. The prime rib is outstanding for steaks, chops , prime rib, crab cakes and crab imperial and fresh fish and has valet parking plus it is near to you

          1. Thanks everyone for the advice! I think I'm going to suggest Tapas Teatro - I know I'm going to be looking for something low key and relaxing!

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            1. re: mpjmph

              Actually, Tapas Teatro is probably not a good choice for low key and relaxing. It's attached to the Charles Theater, which has five movie screens all of which start and end at different times, so it tends to be bustling most of the time.

              It's an ok restaurant, but low key it's not.

              1. re: JonParker

                Also Tapas Teatro doesn't take reservations

                1. re: JonParker

                  Thanks for the clarification. This will be on a Tuesday evening, if that makes much difference.