MostBest Baltimore | Bars

There are 716 bars in Baltimore. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.

Whether you’re looking for a happy hour spot or a place to set up camp for the night, these bars have the selection, atmosphere, and food you need for a great time.


via Flickr user Longhorn Nation

via Flickr user Longhorn Nation

Alewife is a well-known beer bar offering a fresh selection of American cuisine and 40 international and US craft beers on draft. With rich mahogany wood and deep red walls, this lively gastropub is a great place for celebrating occasions in a casual environment. With its close proximity to the Hippodrome, this tavern is a great spot to grab a drink before or after a flick.

We Love Their: Bacon Bloody Bryan, Sun Tea System, Flying Dog Dead Rise

21 N Eutaw St
(410) 545-5112


via Flickr user Thomas Cizauskas

Max’s Taphouse is home to one of the largest beer selections in Maryland and is unanimously thought to be one of the best beer bars in the country. The beer library showcases over 1,000 bottles and around 140 rotating beers on tap, with local, regional, and international brews to choose from. Max’s Taphouse has outdoor seating available, so bring your pet!

We Love Their: Stillwater Cellar Door, New Belgium Ranger IPA, Fruli Strawberry

735 S Broadway
(410) 675-6297


via Flickr user Spam

via Flickr user Spam

Bad Decision is a laid-back dive bar designed for bacon and cocktail lovers. The shelves are overflowing with the different bottles available, and the creative handwritten cocktail book is full of playful and exotic drink recipes you won’t find anywhere else. Bacon is creatively weaved throughout the food and drink menu, with a monthly Beer and Bacon Happy Hour.

We Love Their: Blood & Sand, Zombie Island, Forbidden Flip

1928 Fleet St
(410) 979-5161