Baltimore, Maryland Food & drinks

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Baltimore Buffet Dinner/Dance Cruise of the Inner Harbor

1. Baltimore Buffet Dinner/Dance Cruise of the Inner Harbor

You are in for a very special evening the moment you step aboard The Spirit of Baltimore and are escorted to your private candlelit table. Order drinks, then feel free to explore the ship while the crew casts off for the captivating 3-hour cruise around the Inner Harbor. Your waiter will invite you to feast on the cafeteria-style buffet, where everything is freshly prepared.  Choose from entrees such as pan-seared chicken breast and oven-baked flounder, fresh salads and a selection of pastas. Take as little or as much as you like. Savor your selections over perfectly paced dinner music and never-ending views. While you are reveling in the delicious cuisine. Relax over coffee and dessert while you listen to fun curated music. Sip cocktails under the stars, then take your drinks topside and relax on the largest outdoor deck in Baltimore while you soak in the views. Sample Dinner Menu Salads Caesar Salad Romain Lettuce | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons Bow Tie Pasta Salad Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette Vegetables & Potatoes Roasted Broccoli Florets Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic Entrées Oven Baked Flounder Filet Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce   Baked Ziti Pasta Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella | Cheese Spinach Sauce Honey & Sesame Chicken Scallions | Fresno Chilies Italian Beef Meatballs Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley Braised Beef Short Ribs Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce   Dessert Spirit Seasonal Dessert Display Menu Subject to Change Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Baltimore Inner Harbor: 2-Hour Buffet Lunch Cruise

2. Baltimore Inner Harbor: 2-Hour Buffet Lunch Cruise

Grab the family, a group of friends, and head out on the water for a Spirit of Baltimore Lunch Cruise. Beginning in the Inner Harbor and cruising along the Patapsco River, this cruise include 2 hours of incredible views of Baltimore’s historic and interesting waterfront attractions. See the Maryland Science Center, Federal Hill, Fort McHenry and the Francis Scott Key Bridge, among other sights along the route. Try tasty salads and entrees from the lunch buffet menu throughout the cruise and look forward to a sweet dessert assortment. Listen to fun music throughout the cruise. There’s never a dull moment aboard Spirit! The relaxed vibe and fun atmosphere make this cruise the perfect afternoon break. SAMPLE MENU Sample Dinner Menu Salads Caesar Salad Romain Lettuce | Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Herb Croutons Bow Tie Pasta Salad Scallions | English Cucumbers | Roma Tomatoes | Dill & Mustard Vinaigrette Vegetables & Potatoes Roasted Broccoli Florets Toasted Garlic | Chili Flakes Creamed Corn & Cheddar Cheese Casserole Green Chilies | Scallions | Fresh Cilantro Mashed Potatoes Idaho Potatoes | Roasted Garlic Entrées Oven Baked Flounder Filet Tomato, Shallot & Caper Sauce   Baked Ziti Pasta Aged Reggiano Parmesan Cheese | Mozzarella | Cheese Spinach Sauce Honey & Sesame Chicken Scallions | Fresno Chilies Italian Beef Meatballs Creamy Mushroom Sauce | Italian Parsley Braised Beef Short Ribs Baby Carrots | Cabernet Sauvignon Sauce Dessert Spirit Seasonal Dessert Display *Menu subject to change. Please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy.

Baltimore: Fells Point Walking Food and History Tour

3. Baltimore: Fells Point Walking Food and History Tour

Start the tour on the east side of Fells Point, where you will learn all the important aspects of the area, including the many interesting architectural and historic elements that make it what it has become. Learm about the industrial, residential, commercial, and social elements that make up this small neighborhood. Enjoy 5 stops in total for food tastings. Each stop been chosen to represent the best of the local cuisine. Taste some fresh vegetables from nearby farms, crab cakes, Korean-Polish fusion food, craft cocktails, and delicious desserts. Progressing from one stop to the next, your guide will delve into the history and culture of the neighborhood. Move from one story to the next much as you move from one restaurant to the next, which keeps the tour dynamic and entertaining. You'll learn the history of the city, how it played a vital part in the War of 1812, and the industrial heritage of the city. Finish on the West Side of the neighborhood, where you will enjoy a local dessert. The tour will take approximately 3.5 hours.

Baltimore: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

4. Baltimore: Whiskey Rebellion Trail Tasting Pass

Explore 6 Baltimore distilleries and discover the history along the Whiskey Rebellion Trail during this self-guided tasting experience including a tasting pass for local spirits, whiskies, and cocktails. Meet the makers behind master distilleries, crack some crabs, and enjoy waterfront views. Included Venues: Baltimore Spirits Company: distillery with old-world distilling and forward-thinking products. They create the spirits that push the industry forward, including whiskey, gin, brandy, and amaro. (What's included: spirit flight voucher) McClintock Distilling Company: Maryland's only certified organic distillery, making award-winning whiskies, gins, and vodkas. (What's included: tasting light voucher) MISCellaneous Distillery: distillery featuring award-winning products created from raw ingredients, including all grains grown at farms near the distillery. Their motto is "live and drink by your own rules.” Get a taste of what this is all about. (What's included: 2 cocktails vouchers) Old Line Spirits: This location’s mantra is that a great spirit drinks best in the company of friends and, like a good story, deserves to be shared. Make Old Line part of your story. (What's included: spirit flight voucher) Sagamore Spirit: world-class waterfront whiskey distillery, open Wednesday to Sunday for tours and tastings. (What's included: distillery tour and tasting) Tenth Ward Distilling Company: woman-owned micro-distillery in the heart of downtown Frederick. Specializing in whiskey, brandy, seasonal liqueurs, and absinthe, they pride themselves on challenging the traditional style of distillation. (What's included: cocktail and spirit flight voucher).

Baltimore: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with Lunch or Dinner

5. Baltimore: Guided Craft Brewery Tours with Lunch or Dinner

Embark on an all-inclusive Baltimore craft beer tour that you won’t forget. Experience Baltimore's highly rated beer scene by stopping at 4 of Baltimore's best Breweries. Sample up to 16 delicious beer styles and enjoy a curated beer pairing lunch. Meet your guide and follow along for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at each brewery's beer-making process. Choose to start the tour in the day or the evening. The original tour takes you to a total of 4 breweries while the compact tour option for visits 3. The breweries you'll visit range from large production breweries like Guinness or Heavy Seas to smaller, more intimate spaces like Nepenthe and Mob Town. During your trip, enjoy up to 16 beer samples and lunch.

Baltimore: Historic Mid-Town Foodie Stroll

6. Baltimore: Historic Mid-Town Foodie Stroll

Come explore Mt. Vernon, the neighborhood of the aristocrats in Baltimore, and embark on a multicultural food tasting experience: visit 4 restaurants and see the views of the best neighborhood in town. Named for the home of George Washington, this land was donated by a Revolutionary War veteran of a wealthy family to erect a monument to Washington. The area soon became the most desirable place to live, if you were a family or person of means and taste. Fast forward to today—the stunning architecture and grand designs of the neighborhood are paired with multi-ethnic restaurants and many museums and boutiques. The funky cultural mix of communities in the area lend themselves to the dynamic food and flavors that are found all over. Start your tour at the Maryland Historical Society, where you'll dive into the history and formation of the neighborhood after the War of 1812. Learn about and discuss the importance of the aristocratic class, and almost a century of wealth and opportunity that flowed into the city. It was a time of prosperity and growth by leaps and bounds. As you walk through the neighborhood, you'll eat at 4 stops, focusing on the cultural history of the area. Chinese dumplings, Turkish Mediterranean kebabs, Afghan specialties, and fusion cuisine are on the menu for a dynamic and thrilling foodie experience. End up at one of the best views of the city, and to toast to the future of Baltimore. See a side of the city that is far superior to what is shown in the news.

From Baltimore: Westminster Region Wine Tour with Lunch

7. From Baltimore: Westminster Region Wine Tour with Lunch

Discover the wine culture of Maryland on a guided wine-tasting tour. Visit two famous wineries and sample the best local wines paired with delicious lunch. After boarding a bus, start your journey towards the Westminister Region and admire the scenic views of Maryland. Enjoy a sip of their most classic red and white wines, a refreshing treat during the summer. During the tour, listen to knowledgable winemakers who will explain the history of Maryland wine and the process of harvesting the grapes. You will know about high-quality wine with distinctive buttery character and color.  At the end of this unique tour experience, sit back and relax as you are driven back to your pickup location.

From Washington DC: Seneca Creek Region Wine Tour with Lunch

8. From Washington DC: Seneca Creek Region Wine Tour with Lunch

Discover the wine culture of the Seneca Creek region on a guided wine tasting tour from Washington DC. Visit two famous wineries and sample the best local wines paired with delicious lunch. After boarding a bus, start your journey towards the winery and admire the scenic views of the mountains. Enjoy a sip of their most classic varieties like Chambourcin, Petit Manseng, Vidal Blanc, and many more.  You will also get traditional French grapes like Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon Blanc, Petit Verdot, and Merlot in their tasting rooms. Sample the iconic wines of the estate while listening to the history of Maryland wine and the process of harvesting the grapes. At the end of this unique tour experience, sit back and relax as you are driven back to your pickup location. 

Frederick: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Tour

9. Frederick: Wine, Beer, and Spirits Tour

Take your time and get to know Frederick by sampling local wine, beer, and spirits with a local guide. Explore unique wineries, wander through distilleries, and discover Maryland's beverage district. Enjoy a comfortable transfer from Baltimore, taking in the passing scenes, to and from the tour. Make your own combination of wine, beer, or spirits at the two vineyards on the tour. Begin at a well-known local wine cellar, and then move along to a specialty farm brewery and hop yard. At the wine cellar, experience one of the largest vineyards and be home to Maryland's newest brewery. Finish the tour at a winery and distillery housed inside of manor, and tickle your tastebuds with a selection of wines, gin, rum, and vodka. Feel totally at ease with pickup and drop-off so you can truly enjoy yourself.

Baltimore: Patapsco Region Chocolate & Wine Tour with Lunch

10. Baltimore: Patapsco Region Chocolate & Wine Tour with Lunch

Visit two of Baltimore’s wineries in the Patapsco region, nestled in vibrant natural landscapes that help produce nationally-recognized wines. Enjoy lunch and two wine and local artisan chocolate pairings during your guided tour.Begin with pickup from one of two pickup options, and meet your guide who will be with you through the winery visits. Learn about the process of harvesting the grapes and the traditional cellar methods that these local wineries use.Learn how Belgium's processes of producing wine have made it to Baltimore’s wineries. First, try a truffle pairing with the wine at the first stop; your next winery will have local artisan chocolates, paired with the wine tastings. Along the way there will be a stop at Koffee Therapy Cafe for a wine and chocolate pairings instructional.Enjoy lunch along the way, provided with your tour ticket. Relax with drop-off back to your pickup location after tasting the wine chocolate, and learning about the wineries at each of the stops. Keep a wine tote bag and collectible wine glass as souvenirs of your tour.

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What people are saying about Baltimore, Maryland

My husband and I did this activity for our 22nd anniversary. I surprised him with this food and walking tour and during the tour he commented that I had made an excellent choice! It turned out we were the only ones on the tour that time which actually was really fun. Our guide Simone was amazing, very personable, very knowledgeable and we had an immensely memorable fun experience! And the food was amazing!! I even ate vegetables and loved them! We will absolutely be sharing this opportunity with friends and family and suggesting that they take advantage of this experience as well!

This experience provided intimate details of Fells Point and early Baltimore history, along with delicious food from an exciting variety of restaurants, pubs, and markets. I enjoyed that the pacing of the event allowed for enough time to walk off the food, while also not providing an overwhelming amount of information between stops. I can't say enough positive things about our tour guide Simone, who was knowledgeable, friendly, and went above and beyond to create an inclusive environment for everyone to be comfortable and get to know the other people on our tour.

I had a good experience and I recommend. The food, music and employees were great!

It was a nice experience but they need to at least serve a drink

Great good and service! I highly recommend this cruise!