Bachelor Parties are always a challenge to arrange, and there is a great deal of pressure to get the venue right. After all, your buddy is getting married, and this night should be a memorable one. So what local bars can give the groom one last romp that will make him feel good and make you look good in arranging the special evening? Here are some classier places to consider.
Illusions Bar And Lounge
1025 S. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-5811
illusionsmagicbar.comIf you’re throwing your best buddy one last bash before his big day, it’s never a bad idea to include a show with all of that drinking. And while Baltimore isn’t exactly Vegas, Illusions gives you some of the better aspects of a Vegas show. Head down with your party and enjoy your drinking while watching a professionally done magic and comedy show. And don’t worry about your party interrupting the show; the entertainers are very interactive and welcoming to special parties. Illusions is a highly rated and professional establishment, making it easy to recommend. The highest grade of comedy, magic and booze— you could definitely find worse ways to send your buddy off.
Leinenkugel’s Beer Garden
4 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 208-3316
www.leiniebeergarden.comLeinenkugel’s is the ideal location for a bachelor’s party. Not only is there a liberal amount of beer of every variety on-tap, but its outdoor, under-the-stars location gives it a roomy feel that adds to its party appeal. When the weather is right, Leinenkugel’s sparks up the fire pit for that added satisfaction, and if things get wet, the staff raises the roof … literally. Putting a glass roof over the pavilion, they invite their guests to party on. Since Leinenkugel’s is located at the entrance of Power Plant Live in Baltimore’s happening Inner Harbor area, there are plenty of things to do before and after the party to keep the groom-to-be happy.
14Forty
1525 Russell St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 960-0051
www.caesars.comLocated inside of the Horseshoe Casino, 14Forty has made a name for itself by staying open around the clock. Not only does 14Forty offer easy access to all-night gambling and the expected mix of bottled beers, shots and mixed drinks, it also has an easily viewable stage directly above the bar with a constant rotation of performances, and a large dance area so that you and your party can … well, party. Performances include the expected lineup of local, guest and cover bands as well as live game shows in which patrons participate to win prizes.The open design of the bar makes you feel like you have plenty of elbow room, even in the busy casino environment, and 14Forty is always accommodating to groups.Related:  Best Bars With A Patio In Baltimore
Della Rose’s Tavern
8153 Honeygo Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21236
(410) 933-8861
www.dellarosestavern.comDella Rose’s has earned quite the reputation since its first location opened in 1944. Not only did it quickly become a popular watering hole, but for a tavern, the food was a real crowd-pleaser. Since the ’40s, Della Rose’s has opened two more locations, the latest being on the Avenue in White Marsh.Come party at the bar, try their beer, shots and mixed drinks, and get some of the legendary wings to go with your drinks! Able to host a fairly large party at short notice, DR’s makes a great location for the bachelor party because of its great food and drink, and because of its position on The Avenue, which means lots of after-party entertainment to keep the night young.
Jimmy’s Famous Seafood
6526 Holabird Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 633-4040
www.jimmysfamousseafood.comFor more of an upscale location to wine and dine your groom-to-be you could do little worse than Jimmy’s Famous Seafood. Whether you take advantage of the ample accommodations allowed for by its large banqueting areas, or just bring the party to the bar, your groomsmen will be pleased by the specialty drinks, and, if they’re hungry, the famous seafood.The thing that turns a trip to Jimmy’s into a party any time of year is the fact that it is one of the few places in Baltimore which offers steamed crabs year-round. Wash those bottled beers down with a big pile of steamed crabs and send your buddy off to marital bliss Baltimore-style!Related: Best Rainy Day Bars In Baltimore
Joel Furches is a freelance writer and researcher for The Examiner and Logos Software, and also manages his own catalog of writing on Hub Pages. Joel is on the board of directors for Ratio Christi. He has a bachelors in Psychology and a Masters in Education.