Guests of the Mount Vernon Hotel will be glad to know that they are in a prime location when it comes to dining in Baltimore. Those with an appetite can take a short stroll to the diverse dining destinations of the Inner Harbor, Harbor Place, Charles Street and beyond. Whether it's good ole' Maryland crab cakes, a savory steak, Japanese or any other type of cuisine in between, visitors will find plenty of places to book a table. As for breakfast, just take the elevator down to the Bay Atlantic cafe and join us for a complimentary and delicious hot breakfast every morning. The restaurant is also open for dinner every night.
David & Dad's Café -
Home-style favorites are the specialty of this casual lunch spot on North Charles Street just around the corner from the hotel. On the menu are delicious deli sandwiches, salads, burgers, cheesesteaks, meatloaf, pot pies, crab cakes and more—all prepared from scratch and on the premises. Address: 334 North Charles Street. Hours: Monday-Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (410) 547-0550.
Sacha's 527 Café -
Housed within a 19th century Mount Vernon townhouse, Sacha's 527 Café is a dramatic dining destination known for its stunning décor and creative American cuisine with a touch of Asia, France and Morocco mixed in for good measure. Freshly prepared salads, sandwiches, pizza and eclectic entrees such as the Salmon Thai Basil Roulade and Pan Roasted Rockfish with Crab Gumbo Sauce are among the interesting selections on the menu. Guests who can't decide on what to order can go with the taste plates which offer a sampling of several dishes. Address: 527 N. Charles Street. Hours: Daytime: Monday-Friday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Evening: 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m. (410) 539-8880.
Sotto Sopra -
Contemporary Italian fare and a colorful dining room complete with shiny mirrors and artistic murals combine to make memorable meals at Sotto Sopra located in the Mount Vernon Cultural District. Young chefs change the menu offerings every couple of months, however traditional favorites such as Osso Bucco, Costata di Vitello will always be staples. An extensive wine list features over 100 selections from every Italian region. Address:405 N. Charles Street. Hours: Dinner: Monday 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 5:30-10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 5:30-11:30 p.m. and Sunday 5- 9 p.m. (410) 625-0534.
Tio Pepe -
A Baltimore institution, Tio Pepe consistently wins top honors for its exquisitely prepared Spanish cuisine with French interpretation. Patrons can't get enough of such house specialties as the Paella ala Valenciana Para Dos, Veal Medallions, Suckling Pig and the pine nut roll. Dishes can be paired with refreshing sangria or one of the many options from the award-winning wine cellar. Address: 24 West Franklin Street. Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5 p.m.-11:30 p.m., Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Sunday from 4 p.m.-10 p.m. (410) 727-2000.