Sleep Inn & Suites Downtown Inner Harbor
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: (410) 779-6166
Fax: (410) 528-7771
Hollywood Diner was the main location for Baltimore-born film director Barry Levinson's coming-of-age film classic "Diner." It was also featured in the movie "Sleepless in Seattle," and was a frequent location for the dramatic TV series "Homicide." No doubt you would find its chrome exterior and homey interior familiar. But it's also special in another sense. It is run by the non-profit Chesapeake Center for Youth Development, which hires at-risk youth to serve up the wonderfully prepared classic American diner fare.
The MEX Tequila Bar forms a part of the Power Plant Live!, just a short distance away from the many entertainment and accommodation options found around Inner Harbor. The food menu here features a variety of traditional Mexican dishes, alongside tex-mex favorites. With delicious and generously proportioned tacos and lip-smacking delicious margaritas, you are sure to leave MEX with that taste of Mexico lingering not only on your tongue but also on your mind. Lively and casual, MEX is a great place to stop by for a night of fun as a number of events are held here.
With a trendy and inviting ambiance, TATU serves some delicious Asian food. Mussels, Orange Chicken, Spicy Tuna Roll are some of the must-haves from their menu. The pricing is not too expensive and the portion sizes are decent. Pair your meal with an appropriate drink and enjoy the lounge music that complements the overall experience. Call ahead for more information.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse welcomes you to a warm and comfortable interior, furnished with rich, dark wood and elegant fixtures. The finest aged, corn-fed USDA prime beef, broiled at 1,800 degrees, fresh seafood and meat entrees are some of the dishes that feature on the menu. Enticing seasonal delicacies, such as foie gras are also available. Take your pick from the extensive list of over 100 domestic and imported wines to complement your meal and if you have enough room, try to squeeze in one of the delicious desserts!
After a tiring day of sightseeing, a visit to the Power Plant is exactly what you need. The multiplex offers an array of dining and entertainment options. For dinner, choose from steak, Italian, Cuban and more. Several bars line the venue, tempting you to hop in and out. Some clubs hold stand up comedy shows too. Parties and concerts featuring popular bands are held on sunny summer evenings. Most of them have free entry! Come and experience the energy at this entertainment powerhouse.
From soup to sauce, everything at this family-owned Italian favorite is made fresh daily. Add to that the Calvert House stylish decor, its friendly staff and its jovial neighborhood-hangout atmosphere, and you'll see why it's become a downtown institution. All the Italian standbys are well represented here, and their crab cakes are so popular that they actually sell packets of the mix. Located just minutes from Center Stage, it's a great choice for a pre-curtain meal.
Uncle Lee's Harbor Restaurant serves some of the best Chinese cuisine that many in Baltimore rave about. The elaborate, vaulted structure of the place beckons those who pass by. Step in to savor the aromas and flavors of your favorite Chinese dishes—there's nothing you'll be left wanting for. Once you've satiated your senses and your stomach, browse through the take-out menu for more delectable items.
The first floor of the nightclub Redwood Trust is magically transformed into the Red Tapas restaurant for five nights each week. This interesting place in a unique, restored building, boasts of nouveau American cuisine with that exotic Spanish twist. Flamboyant interiors and efficient service lure you within. Following the Spanish tradition of 'tapas' (small plates), the portions here are not for those expecting huge shareable quantities. Choose from innovative dishes like the Espresso-Coated Beef and the Pork-stuffed Steamed Dumplings (with a ponzu glaze and orange cabbage salad). Mellow down with some drinks, while you sway to great jazz at the Tapas Bar and set the pace for the night ahead. It is said that the energetic, stylish atmosphere of the restaurant more than makes up for its unexceptional food. It all depends on what you are here for!
Tug's Bar & Grill gets its name from ‘tugboat', and the gastronomic creations available here are as varied as the waves. The ambience sinks in as one walks into warm colored interiors with TV screens and a glass partition between the bar and dining area. An aquarium and a fully-stocked, deep-colored wood bar break through the design. You guessed it—seafood is the specialty here, and the fun is in trying out some innovative treats, such as mussels in your beer, Cream of Crab Soup and Filet Mignon. Those who prefer meat can select from the array of steaks on the menu. The only thing that can beat all of this is the recently introduced free wireless internet service, their way of thanking guests!
Upscale, glamorous and authentic are the words that best describe this chic joint. Located downtown, Fogo de Chão Churrascaria has given all die-hard meat lovers a reason to rejoice. Traditional recipes combining contemporary flavors are served hot, complimented by several side dishes. Treat yourself to a luxurious "meaty" dinner followed by buttery breads, vegetables and sinful desserts. A creative approach to Brazilian cuisine is what you get here. So, go ahead and unleash the carnivore in you!
The specialties here are corned beef, hot pastrami and kosher hot dogs. Loyal patrons line up early for lunch, so be prepared to wait at least 10-15 minutes for your order. To avoid the crowds, stop by before 11a or after 2p. Free parking is available across the street. In business for more than 75 years, Attman's is perhaps the oldest deli in Maryland, and one of the best-known Jewish-style delis around. Both John F. Kennedy and Jimmy Carter ate here. Attman's also offers catering services.
With the wooden furniture and an eclectic decor, Supano's serves some of the best steaks and Italian dishes in its neighborhood. The polite wait staff will greet you and assist you with the menu. Enjoy some Italian dishes like pasta, raviolli and steaks like prime rib while singing along during the Karaoke night. Live band performances are also hosted on some nights. The menu has a variety of options, ensuring there is something for everyone. Supano's gives out their private rooms for special gatherings. Get in touch with the management for more information.