Father’s Day is about celebrating the man of the house. Everyone is busy and may not have time to spending an entire day with dad but you still want to make him feel special by taking him out for a drink but aren’t sure where to go so he can enjoy a craft beer, a whiskey or take in a game while enjoying your company.  If you are looking to spend some quality time with dad and just want to grab a drink and maybe a small bite to eat, then these places are some great picks to take dad to in Baltimore.
Of Love & Regret
1028 S. Conkling St.
Baltimore, MD 21224
(410) 327-0760
www.ofloveandregret.com

If dad is a beer lover then this place is for him! Not only will you find local brew but you will also find rare imports and unique brews. If you would like to sample they do serve ½ pours of any draft for ½ the price. You can also enjoy a nice glass of wine or one of their cocktails or spirits. If you get hungry as you enjoy your drink with dad the main menu and brunch menu offer a nice variety of dishes like Blackened Mahi Tacos, NY Strip Huevos Rancheros or a Smoked Brisket Baguette – note that the menu is seasonal and changes occasionally.

Nick’s Fish House
2600 Insulator Drive
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 347-4123
www.nicksfishhouse.com

Nick’s Fish House is located right on the water offering great views. You and dad can enjoy and share a bucket of beers which consist of 5 beers, crushes, craft beer, wine or specialty cocktails. If you are taking dad during their Happy Hour all drafts and wine by the glass is $1 off and house mixed drinks are $5. If you plan on grabbing a bite to eat the renovated menu offers fresh fish, seafood, crabs and steak.

Blue Pitt BBQ & Whiskey Bar
1601 Union Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21211
(443) 948-5590
www.bluepitbbq.com

Blue Pitt BBQ & Whiskey Bar is located down the hill from The Avenue in Hampden and right across from Artifact Coffee. Here dad will be like a kid in a candy store if he enjoys whiskey because they have 100+ American options and some imported whiskey as well, along with handcrafted cocktails and beer. If the weather is nice you can enjoy the outside seating. If you are also going to grab a bite to eat, order at the bar and then someone will bring the food to you when its ready. Note that on Sundays the kitchen is closed but pulled pork sandwiches and loaded baked potato salad is available at the bar.

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Padonia Ale House
63 E. Padonia Road
Timonium, MD 21093
(410) 252-8181
www.padoniaalehouse.com

If dad would like to catch a game while you are out, then you will find it on one of the many TVs here. You can also challenge dad to a game of pool, shuffle board or a video game. The menu offers a variety of burgers, wings, pizza, sandwiches and crab cakes. If you are bringing along some little ones this establishment is also kid-friendly.

The Yard Bar & Grille
110 S. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD  21201
(410) 209-2853
www.facebook.com/TheYardBar

Here you and dad will be able to unwind and take in a game on one of the many flat screen TVs. Dad will get a kick out of the unique self-serve beer and wine wall that features local breweries and wineries.  The main bar also offers a large selection of wine and drafts from both local microbrews and national brands.  If you are going to grab a bite to eat, the Chef uses fresh, locally sourced ingredients on the seasonal menu which has many dishes inspired by the Chesapeake Bay.

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