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A Foodie’s Guide to the Best Harbor Point Restaurants

February 29, 2016

Waterfront living often comes at the expense of being far removed from the heart of the city.

This isn’t the case with 1305 Dock Street. With an area WalkScore of 92/100, 1305 Dock Street is a bustling street in the most walkable neighborhood in Baltimore. Between Fells Point and Harbor East, 1305 Dock Street has some of the best up-and-coming neighborhoods right next door. With all of these amazing choices nearby, however, option paralysis is sure to set in. That’s why we’ve compiled a few must-try places from the neighborhoods near Harbor Point.

Fells Point Restaurants

Ekiben 

800 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231

While some consider food trucks grungy, city-dwellers know that some of the finest cuisine is hidden within mobile eateries. Ekiben is an Asian fusion food truck with a dedicated following, and it sets up shop just down the street from 1305 Dock Street Apartments. On Saturday mornings at the Fells Point Farmers Market, you can find this little truck passing out decadent Bao and rice bowls. The best part? Ebiken is looking to open a storefront in Fells Point very soon.

Thames Street Oyster House

1728 Thames St, Baltimore, MD 21231

When you’re in the mood for a dinner spot that’s not on wheels, the Thames Street Oyster House has seafood down to an art. As one would expect from a seafood restaurant nestled near the harbor, the oceanic fare is exquisite: lobster, shrimp, monkfish, you name it. With appreciable ambiance indoors and out, there’s no better place to satisfy a sit-down seafood craving.

Pitango Gelato

802 S Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231

Sometimes it feels right to forgo the savory meal and skip straight to the sweet. Gelato is just rich and filling enough to be a dinner substitute, and the apotheosis of creameries is right around the corner. Pitango Gelato offers everything from your generic stracciatella (chocolate chip) to such eccentric flavors as white grapefruit, black tea, and milk & honey. They also carry hot coffee and various flavors of sorbet, if you’re craving caffeine or just something lighter than the Italian classic.

Baltimore Harbor East Restaurants

Cava Mezze

1302 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21202

If you want fresh Mediterranean fare, head to Baltimore’s Harbor East and stop by Cava Mezze. Everything from the appetizers to the dessert are entirely authentic and well worth a taste. So whether you’re craving tzatziki, falafel, baklava, or another hard-to-spell (but delicious to eat) mediterranean delight, Cava Mezze has you covered. Pro tip: Astounding waffles, french toast, and mimosas make this a surprisingly good breakfast/brunch destination.

Brusco

1302 Fleet St, Baltimore, MD 21202

Sometimes you just need a quick sandwich fix minus the restaurant service and fixings. You’re in luck: the aforementioned Cava Mezze has sandwich shop conveniently attached to its side, and its food is amazing. With a range of salads, sandwiches, and sides, Brusco will be your saving grace for on-the-go eating. Every neighborhood needs a no-frills sustenance station, and Brusco fills that role better than most, with fast service and mind-blowingly good food.

Azumi

725 Aliceanna St, Baltimore, MD 21202

We’ve made it around the world’s cuisine and back in 6 restaurants. To close our walking guide to eating in Harbor Point, we’d like to acknowledge our local sushi bar: Azumi. If your seafood preferences have an oriental twist to them, you’ll find love at Azumi. Their sushi and sashimi are fresh and well-balanced, the entrees make the mouth sing, and even the cocktails are interesting enough to keep the refills coming.

 

There you have it, six incredible eateries reachable with a brisk stroll. The real takeaway from this article is that we’ve barely scratched the surface. Just these two neighborhoods next to Harbor Point are brimming with remarkable businesses — you’re sure to find your own favorites once you start exploring.

Apartments for rent in Harbor Point aren’t easy to find, and 1305 Dock Street’s limited units are going to fill quickly. If you want live in Baltimore’s most walkable neighborhood, get in touch with us before we open our doors. Well-connected waterfront living could be in your future!

 

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