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Howard County Restaurant Weeks

January 22 - February 4


HoCo Restaurant Weeks

Howard County Restaurant Weeks is a gastronomic adventure like never before as & Craft Beverages returns for Winter 2024. Beginning January 22nd to February 4th, join us for a two-week celebration of culinary excellence that promises to be an unforgettable experience.

Discover some hot spots, lunch musts, and a variety of international cuisines to guide your dining choices. Craving more? Explore the county’s acclaimed restaurants, and find options for vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dining experiences.

Culinary Diversity

Howard County’s culinary scene is renowned for its diversity, and during Restaurant Weeks, it truly shines. Whether you’re in the mood for comforting classics, international flavors, or innovative creations, there’s something for everyone. 

Menus of our Participating Restaurants 

Delight in The Common Kitchen, a unique food hall providing an extraordinary culinary journey with international cuisines and universal favorites. At Cilantro’s Neighborhood Cantina, experience an innovative Latin kitchen crafting dishes from scratch, blending a fusion of ingredients, flavors, and cultures. Gyukaku, meaning “Horn of the Bull” in Japanese, offers an authentic yakiniku (grilled barbecue) dining experience, inviting customers to share premium cooked meats over a flaming smokeless grill. Don’t miss out on the authentic Vietnamese menu at Pho Dat Thanh, where traditional flavors take center stage. Clove and Cardamom brings a variety of globally-inspired dishes enriched with subtle Indian spices.

Clove and Cardamom

Clove and Cardamom

Community Celebration

Restaurant Weeks are more than just a feast for the senses; they’re a celebration of the community. Join fellow food enthusiasts in discovering the hidden gems and longstanding favorites.

Some participating restaurants include the Elkridge Furnace Inn, featuring Chef Dan’s Cream of Baltimore, Supreme of Chicken, and Veal Scaloppini Savoyard. Indulge in a delightful dining experience with a choice of two courses for $40 or three courses for $50.

Manor Hill Tavern beckons with a winter menu showcasing crab arancini and Steak & Moules Frites. Enjoy two courses for $30 or three for $35, concluding with the delightful warmth of spice cake. Join us in celebrating the culinary richness of Howard County!

Exciting Additions & “New To You” Favorites

Anticipate exciting new additions in Winter 2024 to our continually growing roster of participating restaurants. Get ready to unveil fresh culinary delights that are sure to become your cherished favorites.

Explore “new to you” treasures – have you ventured into Maple Lawn? Delight your taste buds at Hudson Coastal and Lib’s Grill. Journey to Elkridge for a taste of German classics at Rathskeller. In Columbia, don’t miss Collective OffshoreCured/18th & 21st, or The Food Market Columbia. Ellicott City beckons with EC Diner and The White Oak Tavern. For a culinary adventure, head to Mount Airy and experience Bolder Food/Drink. Embark on a culinary journey and discover your next favorite dining spots!


Bolder Food/Drink

Support Local

Embrace the spirit of supporting local by indulging in Restaurant Weeks. Treat yourself not only to delectable meals but also to the satisfaction of bolstering the local restaurant industry. Express your affection for Howard County’s dynamic food scene and the dedicated chefs who bring it to life.

Don’t miss the opportunity to savor culinary delights at The Turn House, owned by Howard County native Thomas Zippelli. Thomas, a River Hill High School alum, passionately promoting the message of EAT LOCAL, focusing the menu on seasonal and local items since his return to the area.

Another gem to explore is Lāk Columbia at Merriweather Lakehouse Hotel, owned by a local family, offering a delightful dining experience. 

Additional information for Howard County Restaurant Weeks below….


January 22
February 4
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Ellicott City, MD 21043 United States
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