Inner Harbor and Harbor East Restaurants

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Baltimore's Inner Harbor restaurants provide a nice variety of cuisines and atmospheres. From fast food to fine dining, there's something for every pallet and wallet.

While the neighborhoods surrounding the harbor - particularly restaurant-filled Little Italy - offer more of a local flavor, the chains and other establishments in Harborplace, the Power Plant, Market Place, Lockwood Place, and Inner Harbor East can't be beaten for convenience.

Pricing Key

Typical dinner entrée prices:
$9 & under - Inexpensive
$10 to $17 - Moderate
$18- $24 - Expensive
$25 & up - Very Expensive

American Casual

  • The Cheesecake Factory
    Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
    Outdoor dining, waterfront
    Price: Moderate
    **Expect a wait at this national eatery known for its huge portions and, of course, cheesecake.
  • Dick's Last Resort
    Power Plant, Pratt Street
    Price: Moderate
    **Barbecue, fried seafood, steak, and kitsch are on the menu at this national chain.
  • Grille 700
    700 Aliceanna St.
    Price: Expensive
    **Inside the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Harbor East
  • Hard Rock Cafe Baltimore
    Power Plant, Pratt Street
    Outdoor dining, waterfront
    Price: Moderate
    **At the eastern end of the harbor, this national chain offers burgers and the like amid musical memorabilia.
  • Hooters
    Harborplace, Light Street Pavilion
    Outdoor Dining
    Price: Moderate
    **The name says it all at this national chicken wing chain.
    • Houlihan's
      Power Plant, Pratt Street
      Outdoor dining
      **Basic burgers, chicken sandwiches, and steak directly across from the aquarium.
    • M&S Grill
      Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
      Outdoor dining, waterfront
      Price: Moderate - Expensive
      **Features traditional American grill specialties such as pot roast, prime rib, roasted chicken, and seafood.
      • Miss Shirley's Cafe
        Constellation Energy Building, 750 E. Pratt St.
        Outside dining
        Price: Moderate
        **The Inner Harbor location of this Roland Park institution offers up classic Baltimore breakfast and lunch. Not open for dinner.
      • J. Paul's
        Harborplace, Light Street Pavilion
        Outdoor dining, waterfront
        Price: Moderate-Expensive
        **Barbeque, seafood, salads and sandwiches are on the menu at this regional chain.


      • P.F. Chang's
        Lockwood Place
        Price: Moderate
        **"Attaining harmony of taste, texture, color and aroma by balancing the Chinese principals of fan and t'sai"
      • Roy's
        Harbor East
        Price: Expensive
        **Offering what it dubs "Hawaiian fusion cuisine," Roy's blends European sauces and Asian spices.

      Continental/New American

      • Brightons
        Intercontinental Harbor Court Hotel
        Price: Expensive
        **Breakfast and lunch served every day and afternoon tea on Fridays and Saturdays. The menu reflects the seasonal ingredients available to our chefs and local favorites, like crab cakes and rockfish, are always on the menu.
      • Charleston
        Harbor East
        1000 Lancaster Street
        Price: Very Expensive
        **Continental cuisine with a Southern twist from Cindy Wolfe. Consistently listed among Baltimore's best restaurants.
        • Watertable
          Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
          Price: Expensive
          **The former Windows. It's the greatest asset - the view - remains the same. The cuisine is upscale Chesapeake Bay fare.

        Fast Food

        • Chipotle - Power Plant
        • Five Guys Burgers and Fries - Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
        • McDonald's - Market Place
        • Noodles & Company - Harborplace, Light Street Pavilion
        • Panera Bread - Lockwood Place
        • Potbelly's - Power Plant
        • Subway - Harborplace, Light Street Pavilion
        • Taco Fiesta - Inner Harbor East


        • Tir Na Nog Irish Bar & Grill
          Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
          Outdoor dining, waterfront
          Price: Moderate
          **Creative Irish fare in a tavern atmosphere.


          • Cinghiale
            Inner Harbor East
            Price: Very expensive
            **One of the city's newest and most highly praised restaurants. Upscale Italian cuisine.
          • Pizzazz Tuscan Grille
            Located inside the Pier 5 Hotel
            Price: Moderate
            **A new breed of an Italian restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and in addition to Italian favorites offers vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and raw dishes.


          • Edo Sushi Inner Harbor
            Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
            Outdoor dining, waterfront
            Price: Expensive
            **The Inner Harbor is home to this popular local chain's third location.


          • Bagby Pizza Company
            Harbor East
            Pizza, pasta, sandwiches
            Price: Moderate
            **Offering gourmet pizzas, pasta dishes, and sandwiches. Located across Fleet Street from Whole Foods.
          • Pizzaria Uno
            Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
            Price: Moderate
            **Deep-dish, Chicago-style national pizza chain


          • Phillips Harborplace
            Harborplace, Light Street Pavilion
            Outdoor dining, waterfront
            Price: Moderate
            **Dig into Maryland-style seafood at this popular regional chain. Carryout available.
          • Oceanaire Seafood Room
            Inner Harbor East
            801 Aliceanna St.
            Price: Expensive
            **Menu changes daily based on market availability.
          • Rusty Scupper Restaurant
            Inner Harbor's western side
            Outdoor dining, waterfront
            Price: Expensive
            **Dramatic views of Fells Point and the Inner Harbor offers a wide variety of seafood.


          • Talara
            Inner Harbor East
            Price: Expensive
            **The Inner Harbor's newest eatery, Talara dubs itself a "Neuevo Latino" restaurant offering seviche tapas.
          • La Tasca
            Harborplace, Pratt Street Pavilion
            Outdoor dining, waterfront
            Price: Moderate
            **Tasty tapas are on the menu at Baltimore's location of this international chain.

          There's no shortage of steakhouses in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and Harbor East.


          • Capital Grille
            Lockwood Place
            Outdoor dining
            Price: Expensive
            **Steaks, chops, seafood and cocktails (try the Stoli Doli) are on the menu at this national upscale steak house chain.
          • Flemings Steak House
            Inner Harbor East
            720 Aliceanna St.
            Price: Very expensive
            **Upscale steaks and seafood in a very lively atmosphere. Try the filet topped with crab meat.
          • Fogo de Chao
            Lockwood Place
            Price: Very expensive
            **Meat, meat, and more meat on the menu at this all-you-can-eat national Brazilian barbecue chain. There's also a massive salad bar
          • Ruth's Chris Pier V
            Pier 5 Hotel
            Outdoor dining
            Price: Expensive - Very Expensive
            **Upscale steakhouse is part of a national chain.
          • Ruth's Chris Market Place
            600 Water St.
            Market Place
          • Sullivan's
            1 E. Pratt St.
            Outdoor dining
            Price: Expensive
            **A lively bar and dining room, this latest entry into the Baltimore upscale steak house chain is a place to see and be seen.