Dining in Ellicott City’s Historic District

Bean Hollow

A local favorite offering the freshest coffee as well as tea, pastries, smoothies, ice cream, sandwiches, soup, and more.

8059 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-465-0233Visit website »View location »

Ellicott Mills Brewing Company

A brewery restaurant nestled in the historic district featuring eight craft beers on tap; serving wild game, seafood, burgers, salads and more.

Healthy Howard Certified Dining Establishment

8308 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-313-8141Visit website »View location »

Johnny’s Bistro on Main

Cozy bistro specializing in rustic bread sandwiches, paninis, salads, tapas, gourmet pizzas and more.

Healthy Howard Certified Dining Establishment

8167 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-461-8210Visit website »View location »

Judge’s Bench Pub

Howard County’s premier tap house offering hard-to-find craft beers and fine wines.

Healthy Howard Certified Dining Establishment

8385 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-908-7111Visit website »View location »

Little French Market

A darling café featuring gourmet coffee drinks, smoothies, baked goods, and more!

3731 Hamilton Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-465-5995Visit website »View location »

Matcha Time Cafe

A Japanese owned and operated tea café and gift shop. The café features a variety of hand-selected, award-winning teas along with in-house made pastries, sushi and other goodies. The gift shop features unique items from Japan along with crafts made in the USA by Japanese and American artisans.

3785 Hamilton St Ellicott City, MD 21043410-418-4832Visit website »View location »Matcha Time Cafe Logo

Portalli’s Italian Restaurant

A unique restaurant nestled in a beautiful, historic streetscape that offers a nice mixture of traditional Italian dishes and Italian-inspired preparations unique to the talented Chef Keith Holsey.

8085 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-720-2330Visit website »View location »

Tea on the Tiber

Enjoy the quiet elegance and refinement of a grand English Tea parlor in the heart of Ellicott City. Peruse the gift shop offering a variety of teas for sale along with tea related treasures.

8081 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-480-8000Visit website »View location »

Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant

French-style cooking and rustic country fare reminiscent of the cuisine to be found in the Tersiguel’s original home of Brittany, France.

8293 Main Street Ellicott City, MD 21043410-465-4004Visit website »View location »

The Diamondback Tavern

A Maryland-style tavern offering pub-style comfort food serving lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch plus evening entertainment and game-day specials.

3733 Old Columbia Pike Ellicott City, MD 21043410-313-8530Visit website »View location »