Top Local Must-Try Restaurants

We're always on the lookout for a new restaurant to try, whether it's the hot spot that just opened or a local favorite we haven't had a chance to get to yet. So we've rounded up a list of 10 of the top local restaurants. If you haven't tried them yet, now's the time! And if you see one of your personal favorites, feel free to recommend some of your best-loved menu items.

Conrad's Seafood Restaurant
Parkville and Perry Hall
We couldn't make a list like this without having at least one crab house. Conrad's serves only the highest quality crabs, steamed in their own delicious custom crab seasoning.

Cunningham's provides an atmosphere of upscale, city dining, while serving seasonal American dishes from their wood-fired grill and oven. Dishes are created from the freshest seasonal and local ingredients possible.

Grille 620
Ellicott City
This contemporary steak and seafood restaurant offers a delicious brunch, great happy hour deals, and an expansive dinner menu with dishes from the grill and the sea.

Iron Rooster
Annapolis and Baltimore
Iron Rooster is all about giving its guests mouthwatering, scratch-made dishes with a side of southern hospitality. The legendary breakfast menu is available all day, so stop by anytime.

Miss Shirley's Cafe
Annapolis and Baltimore
Miss Shirley's' renowned brunch has gone from a local favorite to receiving national attention. It will be featured on an upcoming episode of Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives!

Pure Wine Cafe
Ellicott City
Small plates of fresh, locally sourced food, paired with an expansive wine menu, all on Ellicott City's charming Main Street.

Seaside Restaurant
Glen Burnie
One more crab house. Hey, it's Maryland, right? Seaside serves up any kind of seafood you could want, making it a local favorite.

Sin Fronteras
Annapolis and Glen Burnie
This is the go-to place for authentic Mexican and Latin American cuisine. Also, we've heard they have the best margaritas around.

Willy's Kitchen
Glen Burnie
Willy's supports the community by serving foods straight from local farms. They use local farm-raised meats, local dairy products & produce, and local Maryland hand-picked crab meat in their fresh-made crab cakes.

Woodberry Kitchen
The menu is full of fresh ingredients, served farm to table, from growers of the Chesapeake. It was also named as one of America's Essential Restaurants of 2016.

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