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Old 02-10-2017, 10:15 AM
MikeF MikeF is offline
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One day & night in Baltimore

So, we're heading to Baltimore tomorrow for a quick change of scenery. It looks like maybe the aquarium in the afternoon and a pub crawl in the evening in Fells Point. We're staying at the Lord Baltimore at 20 West Baltimore St. Any bars in particular we should check out? Craft beers are a plus. How about casual dining in the area? Seafood is high on the list but not an absolute. Lastly, how safe is it to walk in the area of the hotel? We're likely to Uber/taxi back from Fells Point but would consider walking over.
Old 02-10-2017, 11:57 AM
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I never had any problems walking around downtown during the day.
If you like hamburgers you've got to try Abby burgers, it's right in Fell's point.
Old 02-10-2017, 12:11 PM
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Little Italy is right next to Fells Point and it would be a crime for you not to eat there.

My favorite place is Amicci's, casual and tremendous.
Old 02-10-2017, 12:21 PM
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Old 02-10-2017, 12:39 PM
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Since you are planning to go to the National Aquarium, Schillings for the best crab cakes (apart from homemade).

As far as safety goes, always be aware of your surroundings.
Old 02-10-2017, 12:58 PM
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Is the 2 o'clock club still open? Or Peabody's Book store and Beer stube?

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Old 02-10-2017, 02:26 PM
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You should be fine to walk from your hotel over to Fells Point. I've walked from Camden Yards or the Convention Center or Inner Harbor to Fells Point many times. You probably want to walk south from your hotel a couple of blocks to Pratt Street and then head east. Pratt is a very wide, busy street with lots of pedestrians. There are lots of good bars in Fells Point.

I can't recommend a restaurant, as I haven't eaten in that area in many years.
Old 02-10-2017, 02:57 PM
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Old 02-10-2017, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by August West View Post
Little Italy is right next to Fells Point and it would be a crime for you not to eat there.

My favorite place is Amicci's, casual and tremendous.
Seconded. I love that place. Their red sauce is a thing of joy.
Old 02-10-2017, 03:37 PM
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Max's on Broadway - I think they're officially Max's Taphouse - is easily the best craft beer bar in the city. It's plenty dark and divey, to boot. (737 S Broadway)

ETA: The Lord Baltimore is a bit farther from Fells Point than I expected. Still, Max's.

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