Baltimore/ Retail & Industry
Published on November 25, 2019
Explore the 4 top spots in downtown BaltimoreMaiwand Grill | Photo: Will C./Yelp

Spending time in downtown Baltimore? Get to know this Baltimore neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a barbershop to a Peruvian restaurant.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit downtown, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Royal Razor Barbershop

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Topping the list is Royal Razor Barbershop. Located at 304 W. Baltimore St., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 74 reviews on Yelp.

The barbershop offers haircuts for men and boys, as well as hot towel shaves and mustache and beard trims.

2. Puerto 511

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Next up is Puerto 511, situated at 102 W. Clay St. With 4.5 stars out of 367 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

The Peruvian restaurant features specialties such as traditional Peruvian-style stir-fry beef tenderloin, lamb chops in mint crust, paella and huancaina spaghetti with aji amarillo cream, fresh cheese, ribeye, shrimp and mushrooms.

3. Maiwand Grill

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Afghan restaurant Maiwand Grill is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 324 W. Baltimore St., 4.5 stars out of 390 reviews.

Among the featured menu items are chicken kofta kebab, grilled salmon, chicken tandoori and a burger seasoned with Afghan spices.

4. Streets Market & Cafe

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Streets Market & Cafe is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 58 Yelp reviews. Head over to 222 N. Charles St. to see for yourself.

The grocery, which also has locations in Washington, D.C. and Virginia, sells organic, local and international foods. The cafe features salad and hot barswith entrees, as well as poke and bibimbap bars. 

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