Catonsville Restaurants: Best Dining Spots on Frederick Road

Catonsville restaurants are famous not only for their fresh and decadent menu offerings, but also for their rich history, as most of them have been in the business for many years. It's no wonder these food places are frequented by both locals and tourists. No Catonsville vacation would be complete without a visit to these fabulous eateries.

Catonsville Gourmet
829 Frederick Rd.
Catonsville, MD. 21228
(410) 788-0005     
www.catonsvillegourmet.com

A wonderful dining experience is what Catonsville Gourmet is bound to give you. With its long list of fresh seafood dishes along with Angus beef and other signature dishes, you're sure to have the best time while you're here. Located in the center of the historic district of Catonsville, this place will allow you to try the award-winning dishes of Chef Rob Rehmert and his incredible staff. Some of these include shrimp steamed with Old Bay, steamed clams, Prince Edward Island mussels, East Coast oyster sampler, lobster bisque, cream of crab and corn chowder, prosciutto wrapped diver scallops, barbecue shrimp wrapped with bacon on skewers, crispy yellowfin roll, and crab and lobster dip. Be sure to visit this place while staying at your Catonsville inn.

Matthew's 1600 Restaurant and Bar
1600 Frederick Road,
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 788-2500
www.matthews1600.net

Matthew's 1600 Restaurant and Bar boasts of being a long family tradition dating back to 1860s, when it was housed in a building known as the Terminal Hotel. Today, this place, which is one of the most famous Catonsville restaurants, is owned by Al and Lori Parsons. Their sons, Russell, Matthew and Daniel help them manage the business. When you visit this place, start with the recommended appetizers such as tempura asparagus and chipotle scallops. The best salad to try would be the tenderloin salad, which has strips of Cajun seasoned tenderloin, crumbled blue cheese, and sauteed onions placed on top of green salad and drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Try the baby back ribs, shrimp Savannah, pan seared scallops and macadamia crusted mahi mahi. Finish the meal with a vanilla or chocolate ice cream dessert.

The Candle Light Inn
1835 Frederick Road
Catonsville, Maryland 21228
(410) 788-6076     
www.thecandlelightinn.com

Another one of the Catonsville restaurants that is known for having long history in the community is the Candle Light Inn, which has been here since the 1800s. It's famous today for serving the best petite filet of beef, Maryland style crab cake, turkey pot pie, poached salmon provencal and stuffed flounder with crab imperial. Fresh and great tasting are two of the best adjectives that you can use to describe everything that can be found on the menu.

Indian Delight
622 Frederick Road
Catonsville, MD 21228
(410) 744-4422
www.tajrestaurant.com

Sample the best Indian cuisine in the area by visiting Indian Delight. Located near your Catonsville Bed and Breakfast, this Indian eatery has been owned and managed by the same family for years. This restaurant serves a wide variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian choices. When it comes to the spices, you can opt for mild, medium or very spicy, depending on your preference.