Best dinner place near Glen Burnie, MD please?
Looking for a great place near Glen Burnie, MD for a dinner out.
Sorry to say, but there aren't any GREAT PLACES to eat near Glen Burnie.
I can suggest medium dining establishments (and forget G&M and their crabcakes).
Olive Grove--Pappas and Sunset are all reliably and consistent with dining options.
In Elkridge--which isn't very far from Glen Burnie, then definitely check out the Elkridge Furnace Inn for upscale dining and service. It would be worth the couple of miles/minutes drive from Glen Burnie.
The Olive Grove is okay for casual dining, but doesn't fulfill your request. FoiGras
Little India is pretty consistent. Same with Mission BBQ. Woo Chon has some decent Korean, but it's a little divey.
As others have said, this really depends on what you're looking for and what your expectations are. I love Mission BBQ for what it is (quick service BBQ). I also like Mi Pueblo for good Tex-Mex. There are a number of options for authentic, hole in the wall style Mexican as well. I used to like La Sirenita quite a bit, but they went through some changes and haven't been in a few years. I also like the Cinco de Mayo Bakery, which is a combination bakery and restaurant. There is another bakery/restaurant in the same shopping center as Mi Pueblo called Christy's, but I haven't eaten there.
Olive Grove and Sunset are both good if you're looking for "old time" Glen Burnie.
The Mutiny Pirate bar is also a fun surprise, especially if you're into rum drinks.
The only one that I'd disagree with mentioned above is Founder's Tavern. Based on the menu, marketing etc. it look's like the best choice, and I've only been there once, but it was very Faux Farm to Table, which I guess is really the new fad. In addition to the disconnect from the purported farms, both the food and cocktails disappointed. But they write great menus!
Please be more specific. Gourmet dining--casual--off the radar type of place. Glen Burnie isn't a mecca for "great dining."
Saying that, there are several options that will satisfy a "typical" dining out experience.
Ramono's has tablecloths--good service and a selection of options that will appease any appetite. Seafood-pastas--Greek salads--steaks, lobsters, etc.
Pappas--really good crabcakes (better then G&M)--wonderful fried oysters, attentive service.
NOt far from Glen Burnie is the Elkridge Furnace Inn--upscale, wonderful selections of the Chef's choice of what is currently in season. Beautifully, romantic atmosphere. Worth the drive from Glen Burnie.
I am also curious to see the response of the Chowhounders--.
YOu may want to consider the Sunset Restaurant, not great, but really decent food and service--harking back to the days of the 1970's forward. That isn't a negative thing. They provide a cheese course (soft spread) with crackers, cruditie (spelling?)--wonderful Imperial Crab and fried oysters. The standard menu which is available at many Balto area restaurants. No gourmet--not even close. FoiGras
Tough to come up with anything really extraordinary in the area, and certainly not high end.
I like Hella's in Millersville on Veterans highway for family events, they handle crowds well and the food is good. Basically diner fare in a sit down dining room, plus a good sized bar with the same menu, pool tables, and lots of sports on tv.
Tried Founders with the in-laws about a week ago. My burger ordered medium rare arrived very well, dry and crumbly. Everyone elses meals looked ok. I'll try them again, but will avoid the burgers.
My wife and I frequent East West Bistro in Pasadena (shopping center next to BJs at Jumpers intersection) for the Chinese/Sushi/Thai experience. Generally better than average. On our last outing service was very uneven and food was sub-par. Hopefully just an off night.
Beefalo Bobs is a great spot for pit beef. I've only been to the carry out location. Food is great. Atmosphere is a little rough.
Anne's in front of Marley Station is worth a visit. Old school chili dogs and fries plus ice cream offerings.
I like Mi Pueblo a lot for Tex Mex style Mexican. Since their new location opened in Severna Park I've been there more than the GB location.
Tried Mikey's on Ritchie Hwy a few months ago. It seems like a great local, family run spot. Always hope places like that will have great food. Mikey's does not. I was kind of shocked that my omelette came with fried canned potatos. Can't imagine why this would be a reasonable option.