Restaurant Week has grown in popularity in cities across the nation wanting to draw attention to local eateries and their chefs, as well as offer a great deal for patrons. Howard County, MD, is no different. Restaurants in the county’s big cities and quaint towns alike participate in Howard County Restaurant Week held twice a year in mid-January and mid-July.
Part of the draw of restaurant week in any town is the special pricing. Many restaurants offer special pricing for lunch, dinner and on occasion brunch. Menus are generally priced from $15 – $45. You can easily select a restaurant for your budget by looking at the icons ranging from: 15 ($), $25 ($$), $35 ($$$) to $45 ($$$$). Lunches generally start at $15.
Howard County Restaurant Week is the perfect time to treat yourself to a delicious meal. Organized by Howard County Tourism & Promotion, both events include scores of restaurants, including popular and off-the-beaten-path eateries in Ellicott City, Columbia, Elkridge, Glenelg, Sykesville and more.
Restaurants representing a range of cuisines and a range of prices have participated in Howard County Restaurant Week, including these restaurants close to The Wayside Inn:
Alexandra’s at Turf Valley in Ellicott City is billed as an American fusion restaurant with a strong focus on farm-to-table fare.
Grille620 in Ellicott City, serves American specialties and has been voted the 3rd Best Steakhouse in Baltimore.
Kelsey’s Ellicott City is a family owned and operated restaurant offering traditional Irish fare. This neighborhood eatery was voted the Best Pub in Baltimore in 2015.
Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant in Ellicott City opened in 1990. Tersiguels is a family owned and operated French restaurant featuring the creations of Chef Michael.
AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar in Columbia is an Italian restaurant with a focus on the farm-to-table concept, as well as pairing delicious wines with its offerings.
To get all the latest information on Howard County Restaurant Week, including dates and participating restaurants, please visit the event website.
When you attend Howard County Restaurant Week, be sure to keep these additional things in mind:
As you begin making plans to attend Howard County Restaurant Week, be sure to download a copy of The Wayside Inn’s Vacation Guide. This guide is full of tips and information regarding things to go, places to see and great restaurants to try any time of year. The Wayside Inn can also serve as the perfect home base during your stay whenever you choose to visit the area. Get a good night’s rest in one of our six luxurious rooms and indulge in a delicious breakfast each morning.
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