You don’t have to go out West for a country bar. Baltimore has a number of country bars with the feel of an old time country and western saloon. These country bars offer customers live music, home-cooked food and lots of beer. Put on your checked shirt, jeans and cowboy boots and head out to a local country bar with friends.

C&R Pub
1117 S. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 223-2269
cnrpub.com

C&R Pub is also known as the Cowboys & Rednecks Pub. This pub has a “down-home country feel with hearty food items” on the menu. Guests should come prepared to have a “Hootin’ and Hollerin’ good time!” Located in the historic Federal Hill neighborhood, C&R pub is a place for families, professionals and more. Many of C&R Pub’s menu items come from the in-house smokehouse. Baby back ribs, pulled pork and “signature house made BBQ sauce” are what keep people coming back for more.

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PBR Baltimore
2 Market Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 680-9433
www.pbrbaltimore.com

Known as a “cowboy bar” where “cowboy cool meets urban chic,” PBR Baltimore is the place for music, beer and bull riding. Located in the Power Plant Live! facility, PBR Baltimore is the place for live country and Southern rock music. All PBR Baltimore customers can use the $5 parking after 5 p.m. seven nights a week at the Pier V Garage. The Pier V Garage is located on East Pratt Street. PBR Baltimore can also be rented for private parties and events seven days a week.

The Horse You Came In On Saloon
1626 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 327-8111
www.thehorsebaltimore.com

America’s oldest saloon is located in historic Fells Point. Opened in 1775, The Horse You Came In On Saloon is open for lunch daily at 11 a.m. Live music starts at 1 p.m. each day. The Horse You Came In On Saloon serves a varied menu ranging from wings to beer to burgers. You can also purchase Jack Daniels Whiskey and a variety of restaurant-themed merchandise. Trip Advisor named The Horse You Came In On Saloon the winner of its 2013 Certificate of Excellence.

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Cat’s Eye Pub
1730 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 276-9866
www.catseyepub.com

Located in historic Fells Point, the Cat’s Eye Pub offers waterfront dining for patrons. Open 365 days of the year, the Cat’s Eye Pub is a meeting place for friends. The Cat’s Eye Pub is also a live music venue. Named the “Best Live Music in Baltimore,” the Cat’s Eye Pub offers live music every evening from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Live music is also offered Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Cat’s Eye Pub offers over 30 draft beers on tap, including Dogfish 60 Minute IPA, Murphy’s Stout, Sam Adams Lager, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Heavy Seas Loose Cannon.

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Bluegrass Tavern
1500 Hanover St.
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 244-5101
www.bluegrasstavern.com

This “classic neighborhood restaurant,” located in South Baltimore, features a “contemporary American menu and an eclectic wine list and cocktails.” The Bluegrass Tavern is situated at the “bustling intersection of Hanover Avenue and Fort Avenue.” The menu offers a selection of small plates and large plates depending on your appetite. Small plates include farmhouse salad, crawfish hushpuppies, Hogs Head French onion soup and crisply Brussels sprouts, while large plates include blackened catfish jambalaya, strip steak frites, shrimp and grits, pork shank and cowboy ribeye.  

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