Zagat calls White Electric Coffee the West End’s favorite coffee shop. Enjoy their strong coffee and tasty baked goods in a cozy setting perfect for lounging with a newspaper or working remotely. Simple and consistent, The Classic Café is known for its generous breakfast portions and mouthwatering burgers and fries.
With “66 AmeriCans of Beer,” Guinness and an outdoor patio tiki bar, Westminster’s Ogie’s Trailer Park is kitschy and cool. Stop for a mai tai and some tater tots. Join the locals on Tuesday nights for trailer park trivia.
Craving some monster French toast or are you daring enough for a scrambled egg pizza? Julian’s is THE place to brunch. (They also serve up a darn delicious dinner.)
La Mei Hot Pot serves up fresh meats cooked for mere minutes in a hot broth with Chinese ingredients. There are also a number of tasty vegetarian entrees. A mouthwatering sauce bar adds to the appeal and gives diners a more interactive experience.
Great Northern Barbecue on Parade Street has low and slow-smoked favorites like brisket, ribs and pulled pork wood. Sides include bacon fat mac n’ cheese and house-pickled vegetables but there’s also cedar plank salmon and veggie burgers too.
Nick’s on Broadway serves contemporary American cuisine, which is seasonally inspired and sourced from local farmers and purveyors. The chef offers a tasting menu, which is a lovely way to try many of the house specialties and the housemade charcuterie plate is a must.
Visit Rooms and Works located on Cromwell Street in the West End. Stop by the tasting room at Long Live Beer Works and take home some locally crafted beer. Knead Donuts has a doughnut window called the Night Cruller where warm donuts are served up on Friday nights.
Take a seat by the fountain at Luongo Square, then stop by neighborhood bar The Avery for a martini or craft beer. With more than 40 beers and 60 whiskeys on the menu, there's bound to be something for everyone.
Sin Bakery with its tempting cakes, tarts, cocktails and other desserts, is perfect for a late-night treat. The bakery also has some satisfying gluten-free options on the menu.
Located inside the historic Italo-American Club on Broadway, Maria’s Cucina serves up traditional Italian dishes like sweet Italian sausage with broccoli rabe, pasta Bolognese and veal Milanese.