There's no question...dining is the focal point of any destination. Annapolis is no exception, thanks to an incredibly picturesque waterfront backdrop; plentiful access to the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay; and an energetic, happy-to-be here pulse that reverberates through the locals and naturally extends to those who travel here.

Get messy cracking into a bushel of world-famous Maryland Blue Crabs or enjoy a waterfront meal in style at one of Annapolis’ fine-dining restaurants. Dine outside – on a rooftop or on the bustling streets in downtown – for a perfect meal overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Our cuisine is as diverse as the clientele we serve. Want to go international? Enjoy casual pub fare? Experience elegant dining? Happy hour? Whatever you're in the mood for, Annapolis and Anne Arundel County can deliver. Whether you’re looking to dive into the area’s freshest seafood, or sample Annapolis’ locally-sourced, artisanal dishes, Annapolis’ is quickly becoming a foodie’s paradise. For more about the Annapolis food scene, visit our blog, Foodie Annapolis, to find out what our local bloggers are talking about. 

With everything from family-friendly restaurants to quiet, waterfront dining options – all set with the beauty of Annapolis in the foreground – there’s a little something for every taste here in Annapolis.

For local perspectives on the cuisine, cocktails, and nightlife in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, check out our blog, Foodie Annapolis.