Dining in Old Ellicott City

Old Ellicott City is open for business. Experience local flavor and fun with over twenty independently owned and operated eateries in a rustic Old World setting. This eclectic collection of cafes, bistros, pubs, brewpubs and alehouses, and fine dining establishments range American, Japanese, Syrian, French Country, Mexican, German, and fusion cuisines. Whether, breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, a snack, or drinks Old Ellicott City has it. Best of all, each and every establishment in Old Ellicott City is locally owned and loved by the locals.  

Ellicott City's historic district has a long history of strength, growth, and resilience. Many generations of entrepreneurs have called Ellicott City home and the hope of many is that the tradition will continue. Many businesses and residents affected by the flooding on May 27, 2018, and July 30, 2016, continue to call Ellicott City home. Additionally, new businesses are enthusiastically opening in Ellicott City on a regular basis.