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The Nine Best Restaurants in Randallstown, MD

It feels great to occasionally break the habit of eating at home and let someone else cook for you. Sharing a meal together can be an enjoyable bonding experience, and dining out takes care of the extra work of cooking and cleanup. Whether you’re dining with friends, family, or your partner, or enjoying a meal by yourself, here are some great suggestions for where to dine in the Randallstown, Maryland, area.

The Gourmet Girls

The Gourmet Girls in Owings Mills is a deli, restaurant, and liquor store combined into one amazing package. It also has an extensive catering menu. The Gourmet Girls serves specialty sandwiches made with fresh deli meats, as well as homemade soups, a variety of tasty salads, baked goods, and more. With weekly specials and many tempting menu items, such as smoked salmon and dill quiche or lump crab cakes, The Gourmet Girls may become a favorite restaurant after your first visit.

While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the charming liquor store. You’ll find many gourmet grocery items available as well.

Colin’s Seafood and Grill

Located in Baltimore, which is about half an hour from Randallstown, Colin’s Seafood and Grill is a wonderful choice when you’re craving seafood. Colin’s features a large selection of seafood, along with many other American-style foods, and  proudly uses fresh ingredients from local vendors. Customers love the Maryland-style crab cakes, scallops, shrimp, and fresh tilapia.

The original Colin’s was in Randallstown, but it closed in March  2021, while the Baltimore location remains open. It’s worth the drive to Baltimore to sample the delicious food.

Greek Village

While Greek Village is more of a takeout location than a restaurant, it’s still a local favorite. If you haven’t tried it yet, put it at the top of your list. The food is high-quality and well-prepared, with many tasty original recipes. Greek Village’s subs are huge, packed with meat and veggies and reasonably priced. Other favorite dishes include  Greek salads, gyros, and  pizza. You’ll find Greek Village in Windsor Mill.

Southern Blues 

Southern Blues is a soul food restaurant that has been serving award-winning soul food since 2000. It serves quality food at affordable prices and offers carryout and delivery as well as indoor dininng. Generous portions and hearty food keep satisfied customers coming back. The fried chicken or catfish are both highly recommended, along with the creamy macaroni and cheese. The fried whiting in the surf and turf menu item is also a local favorite. If you’re seeking some comfort food in the Randallstown area, Southern Blues is a great choice.

Avenue Kitchen & Bar

Avenue Kitchen & Bar features American-style food with Mexican, South American, and Mediterranean influences. It features a casual atmosphere and friendly staff. The menu features many  terrific choices, but the chicken and waffles, chicken wings, and brisket tacos are some of the most popular dishes. Avenue Kitchen has daily specials such as crab cakes on Wednesdays and steak night on Thursdays.

The friendly bartenders are ready to serve cocktails such as the Nutty Manhattan and the espresso martini. Avenue Kitchen & Bar is in Baltimore.

Mari Luna Restaurant

Mari Luna is an authentic Mexican restaurant that you’ll find in Pikesville, just a short drive from Randallstown. The casual, welcoming atmosphere and authentic Mexican food will make this a wonderful dining experience. Many locals agree that Mari Luna is the best Mexican restaurant in the area and rave about the tortilla soup, enchiladas, and guacamole. Other customer-favorite dishes include lamb chops, grouper, and mussels.

The large portion sizes and great pricing make this a great dinner destination. Chef Luna and his family will make you feel welcome and appreciated when you visit.

Artful Gourmet Bistro

Artful Gourmet Bistro is in Owings Mills and has been delighting diners since 2002. This family-owned bar and grill serves lunch and dinner featuring Mediterranean-inspired dishes. The appealing decor and classy bistro setting contribute to the delicious food to make a pleasant dining experience. You may enjoy your meal in the dining room or out on the patio and start with a glass of wine or a tasty cocktail. 

The bistro has a large menu and features an appetizing variety of gourmet sandwiches and wraps for lunch. The dinner menu starts with a selection of appetizers such as homemade fried wontons or Buffalo cauliflower. The extensive menu continues with a large choice of entrees, such as filet mignon, grilled salmon, lamb chops, several pasta options, a variety of flatbreads, and many salad entrees to choose from. The Artful Gourmet serves both lunch and dinner items at any time of day.

Linwoods

Linwoods is a fine-dining restaurant in Owings Mills. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the menu, and the decor is very appealing and adds to the general ambiance of the restaurant. The extensive menu, delicious and high-quality food, and pleasant atmosphere all make Linwoods a good choice for a date night. Linwoods also has many beer choices and a large selection of wines to complement your meal.

If you live nearby and you haven’t yet eaten dinner at Linwoods, it’s time to give it a try. The lobster tempura and the salmon are both great-tasting meal choices.

Granny’s Restaurant

Also in Owings Mills, Granny’s Restaurant is a fun casual restaurant featuring many Southern dishes. The welcoming staff and hearty soul food make Granny’s a local favorite. Entrees to try include the Southern pork chops with fried apples and the chicken and waffles, which is one of Granny’s specialties. If you enjoy music along with your home-cooked food, try Granny’s on a Friday when it brings in live jazz entertainment.

We hope this list of some of the best restaurants in the Randallstown area from your friends here at Exclusive Motorcars helps you find a new enjoyable dining destination. We would be happy to hear about your favorite restaurants in the area so we can add them to our list. Feel free to contact our team if you’d like to share your favorites or learn more about any of the services we provide. We invite you to stop in to see us at 10100 Liberty Road in Randallstown.