Are you trying to meet someone?  It can be hard if you’ve exhausted your friends’ matchmaking efforts and if you don’t want to date coworkers.  Here are some of the best singles bars in Baltimore.


Brewer’s Art

1106 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 547-6925

Brewer’s Art has been awarded Best Bar by City Paper, Baltimore Magazine and Esquire Magazine.  It’s a fun restaurant and bar in a converted Mount Vernon townhouse.

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10 E. Cross Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 625-2000

The 8X10 plays live music; check website for information.  It’s got good happy hour specials until the music starts, too.


Mad River

1110 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-8066

Mad River has really great happy hour specials.  It’s a sports bar, so there are also specials when there are games on.



300 E. Saratoga Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 929-6631

One offers club nights and special events; check the website for more information.  There are also four levels to the club (one for Earth, Air, Fire and Water).

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Red Maple

930 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 547-0149

Red Maple is a combination restaurant and nightclub.  There’s a nightclub and a patio. says it’s the best trendy scene in Baltimore.