Jazz Restaurants in Baltimore, MD

Listening to live jazz music while enjoying a meal at a restaurant hearkens back to a time where dining out was a special social occasion that combined entertainment with social interaction and cuisine. Several restaurants in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, carry on that tradition. The city is home to several dining establishments that pair the region's delicious seafood with live jazz ensembles.

Velleggia's of Baltimore is home to the Water Street Jazz Supper Club, which entertains guests of the establishment nightly. The restaurant operates a complimentary shuttle for guests from downtown Baltimore locations. The music of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra is played on the house stereo when the restaurant's rotating schedule of live jazz musicians and singers is not in session. Velleggia's has a 100% organic menu featuring gluten-free whole-wheat pasta. Other dishes include the chicken breast and shrimp scampi atop fettuccine paired with garlic butter sauce, and veal prosciutto with mozzarella and Marsala sauce. Try one of several Italian-style seafood dishes, including Maryland crab cakes with pasta, and fettuccine with scallops and crab meat.

Velleggia's Italian Seafood Restaurant

110 Water St.

Baltimore, MD 21202



The Prime Rib was first conceived as an elegant supper club in Manhattan in the 1940s. The Baltimore location opened in 1965. The restaurant features live jazz piano and bass music from quiet waltzes to frolicking late-night numbers. The restaurant's retro decor features leather furniture and leopard-print carpeting. Choose from entrees like roast prime rib, Roquefort steak with blue cheese, and surf and turf featuring lobster and filet mignon. Chilean sea bass, wild Alaskan salmon and soft-shell crabs are also available.

The Prime Rib

1101 N. Calvert St.

Baltimore, MD 21202



Bertha's of Baltimore hosts a rotating schedule of local and national live jazz and blues acts six nights a week. Lunch and dinner are served in the establishment's eclectically decorated dining room Tuesday through Sunday. Choose from freshly prepared soups like Maryland crab tomato soup, mussel chowder and oyster stew. Fish chowder is also available. In addition to broiled chicken and fish sandwiches, the restaurant offers shepherd's pie and fish cakes. Recorded jazz and blues are played during lunchtime.

Bertha's Mussels

734 S. Broadway

Baltimore, MD 21231



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