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7:00 PM
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Pairings Bistro

4.6
1188 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary European
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  • Notable Wine List (37)
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  • Romantic (29)
Welcome to Pairings Bistro, where the pairing of food with complementary wines is at the heart of its existence. We have set out to create a unique atmosphere blending Belgian cuisine with a Chesapeake Bay flair using local, sustainable, and/or organic ingredients. The menu is paired with a global wine selection of old world styles and new world varietals, all in a contemporary yet quaint setting.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary European, Belgian, Gastro Pub
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(410) 569-5006
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jon Kohler
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Catering
Pairings Catering is committed to consistently providing delicious food and quality service to our customers.

Our trained consultants can help you orchestrate all your events, whether large or small. Locating the perfect setting, picking flavor combinations, sample tastings, and pairing wines with menu selections. Pairings will create the perfect event for you.


Choose Pairings Catering services for:
Weddings – Business Functions – Reunions — Special Events Private Parties

Lunch Boxes – Desserts – Carry Out – Party Trays Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
RT 924
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Entertainment
Live music Friday nights!
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Special events & promotions
For upcoming special events, please sign up for our bi-weekly newsletter on our website!

Wine & Food Pairing Classes
- Enjoy a 5 course meal, paired with different wines. All while learning about the reasoning of why each wine compliments the food.

Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1188 People Are Saying
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vipMichael716 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Outstanding meal and service! 4 courses with wine pairing! Highly recommend!

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WineLover (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We were a party of 3 and chose the 3 course prix fixe meals with pairings. We appreciated the laid-back, unrushed feel of the evening. Our server was very attentive but not the least hovering. Anything we asked for was provided. The food was delicious and beautifully presented, though a piece of veg or 2 would have been a nice addition to the meat entrees. We started with the cheese and charcuterie plate (a nice value with the prix fixe meal), cream of crab soup, golden beet salad(a must try), and a caesar salad (reportedly the best ever). We got the beefsteak, which came on a bed of truffle fries, the sea bass (fish special), and the pork chop. All were delicious. We particularly appreciated the flexibility with the wine pairings, since some did not want white though that was the pairing. Our waiter was able to recommend a compatible red, though, as he said, it doesn't really matter...just choose something you like! He was also willing to give us tastings of any wines we may want. It can end up being bit pricey, but there are ways around that since the menu is quite flexible. A great experience!

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LovesFood (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Valentine’s Day dinner

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SeanW 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great job with the wine pairings. Nice artwork and ambiance.

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TOKD (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Never less than superb! Always leave wondering why we don’t come more often. Eric has been our server on several occasions and he has always been attentive, professional and informative- He demonstrates excellent knowledge of both the menu and beverages.

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JohnS (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Food was delicious and paired excellently with wine. Our waiter Eric was very friendly and the overall timing of the courses was great for casual conversation with friends.

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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

AWESOME food pairing but service could be picked up a bit.

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vipBonvivantbelair (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

A very enjoyable experience from the service to the selection of food and adult beverages. The mussels served "Brussels" style are always consistently good.
A plentiful serving was had. The truffle coated with Parmesan fries were delicious. The standout beverage was the classic red sangria.

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RayF (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

A very nice neighborhood joint. One of the 2 best restaurants in the Bel Air, MD area!

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TylerD (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a nice quiet romantic evening with prompt, friendly service. We would recommend this plave to anyone lookinh for a romantic evening out.

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