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The Best Cheap Eats in Baltimore

The OpenTable Team

From the eclectic neighborhoods to the storied history to the arts and culture, there’s more to Baltimore than you might expect! There’s a lot to love about Charm City, including the world-famous Inner Harbor, the renowned museums and attractions, a beloved local music scene and the gorgeous rowhouses and other architectural treasures. The city also has a sizzling dining scene! There is a variety of cuisines and atmosphere here and from fast food to haute cuisine, there’s something for every pallet and budget. If you’re looking for a great meal at a price that won’t be hard on your wallet, check out our Tastemaker 20 List of the best cheap eats Baltimore has to offer.

Restaurants:Jazz + Soju, Black Eyed Suzie's, Costas Inn
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Korean, American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:Locust Point, Bel Air, Downtown
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Jazz + Soju

$$$$·Korean·
Locust Point
22 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
Jazz+Soju, located in the Locust Point neighborhood, is a top choice for cheap eats Baltimore style. The restaurant offers an elegant and unique dining experience at reasonable priRead more
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Baltimore / Maryland

Black Eyed Suzie's

$$$$·American·
Bel Air
227 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
Black Eyes Suzie’s is a popular Seafood and Barbecue restaurant located in Bel Air, a suburb just outside of Baltimore proper. They offer delicious food, great service and a festivRead more
93% recommended
Late Night Find in Baltimore / Maryland

Costas Inn

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown
266 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Costas Inn, located on North Point Blvd right in the heart of Downtown, is one of the best places in Baltimore for affordable, delicious seafood, shellfish, and steaks. They offer Read more
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Baltimore / Maryland
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Kelsey's Restaurant, Irish Pub, Banquet Room

$$$$·Irish·
Ellicott City
302 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Bar Seating
Kelsey’s Restaurant is a great choice for some of the best cheap eats Baltimore has to offer. It’s a family-owned and operated restaurant located in Ellicott City, just off BaltimoRead more
100% recommended

State Fare

$$$$·American·
Catonsville
317 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
State Fare is a new gastropub in Catonsville that serves up delicious cheap eats. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner with a focus on traditional pub fare and comfort food. BreaRead more
91% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Baltimore / Maryland
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The Light House Bistro

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
263 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
The Light House Bistro is a social enterprise created by The Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center. It gives people with employment barriers the chance to learn while deveRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Greater Annapolis

Steelefish Grille

$$$$·American·
Bel Air
439 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Kid-friendly
Located on Boulton Street in Bel Air, Steelefish Grille is a Sea-minded restaurant with a wide selection of fresh seafood. They feature an extensive menu of cheap eats so you don’tRead more
100% recommended
Hot Spot in Baltimore Suburbs

Glyndon Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Glyndon
823 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Bar Seating
Opened by the same owners of Barrett’s Grill at the Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Glyndon Grill is a casually elegant contemporary American restaurant. It operates with a different menRead more
98% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore Suburbs

Rams Head Tavern - Annapolis

$$$$·American·
Annapolis
1,685 reviews
  • Casual
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
For fantastic cheap eats and great drinks, head to Rams Head Tavern! Nestled in the heart of Historic Savage Mill is Rams Head’s largest restaurant location. They feature an award-Read more
89% recommended
Hot Spot in Baltimore / Maryland

Mutiny Pirate Bar & Island Grille Elkridge

$$$$·American·
Elkridge
130 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
If you’re looking for a break from the humdrum of everyday life, come check out Mutiny Pirate Bar and Island Grille in Elkridge! It’s a perfect place to go to do what pirates do: eRead more
95% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Baltimore / Maryland

16 ON THE PARK

$$$$·American·
Charles Village
89 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
16 On The Park, located on Wolfe Street in Charles Village, is a casual dining spot for affordable eats. It’s a rooftop bar and grille with sweeping views of the Johns Hopkins campRead more
88% recommended
Good for Groups in Baltimore / Maryland
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Corner Stable - Cockeysville

$$$$·American·
Hunt Valley
936 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
The Corner Stable, located on York Road in the Hunt Valley neighborhood, is a true Cockeysville landmark. The restaurant is a family-friendly and locally-owned and operated establiRead more
100% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Baltimore Suburbs

The Owl Bar

$$$$·American·
Mt. Vernon
270 reviews
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
  • Bar Seating
The Owl Bar, located in the historic Belvedere Hotel, boasts 100+ years of serving Baltimore’s finest diners and bar-goers. The interior features an original hardwood bar, brick piRead more
100% recommended
American in Baltimore

Mama's on the Half Shell

$$$$·Seafood·
Canton
247 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
Mama’s on the Half Shell is a classic Baltimore Style Seafood House located on O’Donnell Street in the Canton neighborhood. The restaurant is a Modern Day - Old School establishmenRead more
95% recommended
Seafood in Baltimore / Maryland
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Lib's Grill - Perry Hall

$$$$·American·
Perry Hall
1,080 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Lib’s Grill - Perry Hall is a lovely neighborhood destination for great steaks and grilled meats, specialty sandwiches and flatbreads, and seafood dishes. Located on Honeygo CenterRead more
98% recommended
Best Service in Baltimore / Maryland

Uncle's Hawaiian Grindz

$$$$·Hawaiian·
Bel Air
401 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Authentic
Uncle’s Hawaiian Grindz, located on Belair Road in the Bel Air suburb of Baltimore, is a full-service casual dining restaurant with great cheap eats. They feature authentic HawaiiaRead more
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Baltimore / Maryland

Cured Tap & Table

$$$$·American·
Columbia
338 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual
Cured Tap and Table is a fun new restaurant in Columbia, Maryland that conjures up fond memories of the neighborhood corner bar. Locals love the relaxing atmosphere created here, aRead more
93% recommended

The Vineyard Wine Bar

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Havre De Grace
554 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
Located among the antique shops, art galleries, bed and breakfasts, and marinas of Havre de Grace, The Vineyard Wine Bar is a perfect place to stop for a glass of wine, a light lunRead more
100% recommended
Notable Wine List in Baltimore / Maryland
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Pratt Street Ale House

$$$$·American·
Downtown
159 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
The Pratt Street Ale House offers a great happy hour with cheap eats and is an awesome nightlife spot! Crowds gather here at night to watch a game on TV, nosh on hearty snacks and Read more
Good for Groups in Baltimore
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Ida B's Table

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown
709 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
Ida B’s Table is a modern soul food restaurant that has some of the best cheap eats Baltimore has to offer. The starter plates are a good deal and fill you up for just a few bucks!Read more
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Baltimore
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