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Seven Mile Market - supposedly the largest kosher supermarket in the country.

Market Maven (formerly Seasons) - great prices for meat and chicken, also good place for shabbos food


Hotels:
Only 1 Close and decent hotel to Jewish area (but not quite walking distance) is this Hilton Doubletree

Airbnb in the frum community:
Eruv Inn
Edelweiss - Located about 15 minutes from the frum community, practically next door to Ateres Elka wedding hall

Otherwise, there are a number of nice hotels downtown (which is also the inner harbor area) and near BWI airport. There are no shuls in the downtown area with regular minyanim, aside from Mincha minyanim in various offices.



Restaurants in the Jewish area (in no particular order):

Dairy

Dunkin Donuts - 2 kosher locations
Here and Here

Croustille Cafe French Bakery - French bakery with many delicious dairy and pareve bakery items.

Milk & Honey Bistro - dairy homestyle cooking

Goldberg's Bagels - very good bagels and free wifi.

Mama Leah's - pizza that is a bit different, but IMHO (Lunatic), the best pizza in Baltimore

Tov Pizza - classic pizza shop - Mocha thinks this is a hell of a lot better than ^

Caramel's - pizza shop, also has sushi

Cocoaccinos/Pie 18 - cafe with sandwiches and salads, as well as custom made brick oven pizza

Playa Bowls Quarry Lake - "the original Acai bowl" - lots of great pareve options as well, delicious bowls

Pareve

Sushi Sakura
Cinnaholic Owings Mills - This location only was recently certified kosher pareve (across from the area Costco).

Meat

David Chu's - Reasonably priced great Chinese food and good sushi. Dan's rating - 7.25/10 
Address: 7105 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone:(410) 602-5008
Not to be missed:
  • Curry Chicken

Dougie's- This is now CLOSED. Leaving it up in the wiki since it is newly closed in case people are looking for it (9/29/23)

Knish Shop - Excellent subs and good sushi - Good place to pickup food for shabbos
Address: 508 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville, MD 21208
Phone:(410) 484-5850

The Club Deli & Grill - Newly opened (2023) fleishig meat/sandwich restaurant

Taam Tai - Reasonably prices Asian food. Great Lo Mein. Located between Mama Leah's and Goldberg's Bagels

Kosher Bite - fast food (American, Israeli, and Chinese)
Not to be missed:
  • Double Burger (better than KD's a"h)

Serengeti - Traditional excellent steakhouse (review Here, Here and Here) - definitely the nicest place in Baltimore.
Address: 2839 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
Phone:(410) 413-6080
Not to be missed:
  • Lamb Burger on Ciabatta Bun
  • Short rib eggrolls

Accent's - reasonably priced burgers, sandwiches and salads. Also has a full size liquor store.   
Address: Greenspring Shopping Center, 2839 Smith Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21209
Phone:(410) 602-2224
Not to be missed:
  • English Pub Burger

Yesh Hummus and Grill - Excellent shawarma and other Israeli food.

Cafe Shalom - Located inside Sinai Hospital's Greenspring Cafe, they have dairy, meat, and pareve options. The only restaurant that's also open over Chol Hamoed Pesach.


Downtown Area

Me Latte - small kosher cafe located in Johns Hopkins

Candy
The Candy Store (Star-K)
http://www.thecandystoreonline.com/
7002 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 653-9900

Minyanim
See here for a complete list of minyanim

Merkaz Torah Utefillah (Eichenstein)
6500 Baythorne Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209
Shachris every 15 min

Agudah of Park Heights
6200 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215
4107643333 (Hotline)


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Baltimore Master Thread
« on: January 29, 2010, 12:00:22 AM »
Anyone know the closest shul to harbor hotels(hyatt)?
Also recommended restaurants- I have a list but don't know what to pick.  Just a short 1-2 day trip.
THANKS.
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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2010, 12:23:04 AM »
 The agudah is probably your bet to catch minyanim ans david chus is the place too go very nice sit down chinese restaurant with excellent food then there is tov pizza on reiserstown rd tov is also right next too a fast food fleishig place called kosherbite.
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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2010, 12:23:17 AM »
thanks goooooggling all go daven shuls (going cross eyed) so far found John hopkins hillel house at 11 minutes to be the closest.
Thanks for the food suggestions

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2010, 12:32:31 AM »
wow where did the other posts go?! 

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2010, 12:45:12 AM »
I guess rm deleted them.

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2010, 03:11:59 AM »
The closest shul&food is 20 min away.
If you are desperate for a bite and dont want to shlep to the jewish area there is http://vangoughcafe.com/ nearby

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2010, 03:25:01 AM »
Is that under a hashgacha?

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2010, 10:34:02 AM »
the website says
Kosher Under The Supervision of: Rabbi Y. Zvi Weiss

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2010, 10:56:13 AM »
the website says
Kosher Under The Supervision of: Rabbi Y. Zvi Weiss

I believe Rabbi Weiss is the Rov of the shul -Ohr Hachaim on the corner of falstaff and clarks ln by pickwick

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2010, 12:26:58 PM »
I believe Rabbi Weiss is the Rov of the shul -Ohr Hachaim on the corner of falstaff and clarks ln by pickwick

Correct.
off hand I know he gives Haskocha to Maggie Moos in Quarry and Cinnibun in Towson.

Dont count on the place for a heavy lunch though....hamayvin yavin

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2010, 02:36:54 PM »


As far as restaurants go.

Subway in Baltimore is not bad.
People looove David Chu's. Its not  bad but not sure what the obsession is about.
Accents is solid..some new burgers there.
Knish shoppe..people love the subs but the sushi is great!!
Umami...Hit or miss, depends what you get.
Mama Leahs: Unique pizza you will either love it or hate it
Goldbergs.solid breakfast
Cocochinos..good dairy lunch...not too much variety
if u want regular pizza go to tovs.

I dont know much about the shuls ;) ;) but the aguda is the closest to a minyan factory, I think they have a hotline where you can check when they daven.


I think I touched on all the restaurants

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2010, 02:47:17 PM »

As far as restaurants go.

Subway in Baltimore is not bad.
People looove David Chu's. Its not  bad but not sure what the obsession is about.
Accents is solid..some new burgers there.
Knish shoppe..people love the subs but the sushi is great!!
Umami...Hit or miss, depends what you get.
Mama Leahs: Unique pizza you will either love it or hate it
Goldbergs.solid breakfast
Cocochinos..good dairy lunch...not too much variety
if u want regular pizza go to tovs.

I dont know much about the shuls ;) ;) but the aguda is the closest to a minyan factory, I think they have a hotline where you can check when they daven.


I think I touched on all the restaurants

IMO- David chus used to be very good...over the last few years, things have changed. Its good, but i wouldnt call it amazing.
Accents is really pretty good. I would recommend them as the place to go for fleishigs.
I prefer mama leahs over tov pizza, but to each their own.
Goldbergs does have very good food and they are a great place for breakfast.
Subway- overrated...although much better than the one in chicago and nowhere near as good as the one in cleveland. (the one in chicago only has white bread and whole wheat bread...isnt subway supposed to be known for their bread?!? ???)

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2010, 03:02:47 PM »
The only issue with accents is the seating...it get very cold and I dont love sitting out there in the center.

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2010, 09:25:29 PM »
thank you all.

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2010, 09:34:34 PM »
 tried the different Pizza places they are arent anything to speak of

 Do agree that Accents is AOK but limited sitting inside

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2010, 12:36:09 AM »
There is good seating in the middle on the side!

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2010, 10:29:37 AM »
There is good seating in the middle on the side!

 still even w/o that its probably the best food in Balt

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2010, 06:33:17 PM »
Had david chus tonight- two thumbs up!

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Re: Baltimore anyone
« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2010, 06:39:36 PM »
Had david chus tonight- two thumbs up!
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Re: Baltimore Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: June 21, 2010, 09:59:45 PM »
I am looking for best places for take-out prepared food for Shabbos and best challah/bakery in Baltimore. Thanks