Shake off your umbrella. Unbutton your rain coat. Step in to the warmth at one of Baltimore’s best rainy day bars. On an inclement weather day, pull up a bar stool and sip your favorite brew in the comfort of one of Baltimore’s comfiest bars. Baltimore bars, such as Ottobar and the Cat’s Eye Pub offer customers a warm and inviting place to hang out with friends. Hungry? Don’t forget to try the many mouth-watering dishes at The Horse You Came In On Saloon and Alexander’s Tavern.



2549 N. Howard St.
Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 662-0069

Awarded the Best Place To Hear Rock award by the Baltimore City Paper, Ottobar is the perfect place for “happy hour, birthday party, or special event.” Ottobar has an upstairs lounge with a full bar that can accommodate 100 people. Ottobar was founded in 1997 as venue that remains an “intimate showroom for live music and occasional performance art.” National artists who have performed at Ottobar include Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Drive-By Truckers, TV On The Radio, The Breeders, Maroon 5, Quiet Riot, KRS-One, Jonathan Richman, David Cross, Michael Ian Black, and Animal Collective.

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

Located in historic Fells Point, the Cat’s Eye Pub was opened in 1975. Open seven days a week, the Cat’s Eye Pub offers the “best live music in Baltimore’ every evening from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m., and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Beer drinker? The Cat’s Eye Pub has you covered! With over 30 draughts on tap, patrons can choose from beer ranging from Magic Hat #9 to Smithwick’s to Sam Adams Lager to Shiner Bock and more.

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

Open daily from 11:30 a.m., the Horse You Came In On Saloon is the oldest saloon in America. Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2013, the Horse You Came In On Saloon lives up to its reputation with a menu packed with delicious delicacies, such as Wild West Wings, Chipotle Lime Chicken, Western Carnitas, and Jack Daniel’s Chicken Sandwich. Spice up your entree with side dishes, including Waffle Fries, Side Salad, Chips & Guacamole, and Sweet Potato Fries.

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Alexander’s Tavern
710 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 522-0000

Alexander’s Tavern is a “neighborhood favorite bar located in Fells Point, a historic and unique part of Baltimore City. Over the last few years, Alexander’s tavern has amassed awards from Foursquare, Charm City Wing Wars, Burger Wars, and Baltimore Magazine. The award-winning menu includes the following dishes: Pork Tenderloin, Veggie Gratin, Charm City Fry, and Alexander’s Alfredo. Finish off your meal with one of a paor of desserts: Apple Betty, roasted apples, warm spices, dried cranberries, pecan/oat crumble, whipped cream, and confectioner’s sugar; or Brownie a la Mode, warm chocolate chip brownie wedges, vanilla ice cream, candied pecans, whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and confectioner’s sugar.

DogWatch Tavern
709 S. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21231
(410) 276-6030

Located in the center of Fells Point, the DogWatch Tavern has a “unique atmosphere while still keeping the original history that captures the charm and appeal of Fells Point.” Want a relaxing place to kick back with friends? DogWatch Tavern is the place for you. Guests can enjoy the double-sided bar, “man cave” with comfortable couches, pool table, skee ball, pin ball, Silver Strike, beer pong, and 10 HD TVs with NFL and NHL packages!

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