The Best Summer Bars & Restaurants in Baltimore

Looking to spend some more time outdoors in Baltimore ?  We've scoured the area for the best summer-themed and outdoor dining spots in the area to make the most of the longer days!

Tiki Barge Baltimore - 500 Harborview Drive, Baltimore

Tiki Barge is a floating pool with a bar located on Harborview Drive in Baltimore.  While the pool is only open to members (you can purchase memberships on their website), the upstairs is open to the public.  Tiki Barge has a wide variety of cocktails and different fruit crushes (not just your standard Orange Crush), sandwiches, and light fare.  For more information visit


Boathouse - 2908 Boston Street, Baltimore

Enjoy upscale food in a nautical setting at the Boathouse in Canton.  Situated on the waterfront you can listen to live music while looking out over the harbor.  Grab a bottle of wine at half-price on Tuesdays & Thursdays, or take advantage of other specials throughout the week.  Happy Hour is weekdays from 3:30-7:00 pm and you can even order online via OrderUp.


Heavy Seas Ale House - 1300 Bank Street Baltimore

Heavy Seas is one of the hottest new Maryland craft beer breweries and the Ale House pairs their bears with great seasonal food selections.  Styles of beer include the Pounder Pilsner, Powder Monkey Pale Ale, and more.


Nick's Fish House - 2600 Insulator Drive, Baltimore

This waterfront restaurant is one of the best places to grab Maryland Crab Cakes or some steamed crabs outside on the deck.  Nick's hosts live music several times each weeks (view the schedule here) and has a happy hour on weekdays from 4:00-7:00 pm.  Steamed crabs are available year-round so true Baltimoreans can get their fix anytime.


Woody's Cantina - 821 South Broadway, Baltimore

Baltimore's newest Taqueria & Tequilaria with an amazing view!  Daily specials include $5.00 Cantina Ritas on Mondays, Half-Priced Taco Tuesdays, $5.00 Sangria on Wine Wednesdays, and more.  Over 30 types of Tequila and Mezcal are available to sample while tasting authentic Mexican cuisine.  Happy Hour is weekdays from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.


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