Patterson Park and the surrounding neighborhoods offer great food and drink, strong community organizations, and a variety of schools and places of worship. Below is just a sampling of some of the amenities that can be found nearby.
Patterson Park's newest. Excellent food, cozy parkside atmosphere. A huge section of wines and beers.
Peruvian chicken with plenty of sides and generous portions, all for amazingly low prices. Chicken Rico is usually humming with business, and with good reason.
Check out this, one of the newest restaurants in the area. It's drawing uniformly rave reviews from critics and customers alike.
As seen on the Food Network! DiPasquale's has been serving Baltimoreans for nearly a century with imported cheeses, meats and produce, and great prices on wine. A real Italian deli with the best brick oven pizza.
At High Grounds, they take their coffee seriously. In fact, they roast it themselves. And the neighborly atmosphere makes this coffee shop/bookstore the perfect place to unwind.
A Highlandtown original, Hoehns Bakery has stayed in the family since opening in 1927. For all your sweet tooth cravings.
The nicest little bar in Baltimore.
Avoid the chains and try this solid local grocery store, well stocked with a reasonably priced selection of products, with an emphasis on a variety of ethnic foods.
Classic Highlandtown pizzeria, serving its own take on Chicago-style pizza since 1943.
This corner cafe is our favorite weekend brunch spot. Just come early and bring your favorite book or some company, because each breakfast is made fresh to order! Get a cuppa joe from Key Coffee, a local roaster, scrumptious pancakes and waffles, or try one of the million different omelets that make it worth the wait. Passing through these doors is like a gateway to Vermont. At Christmas.
Tucked away on a narrow alley street, Roman's is home to one of the older family-owned bars in Baltimore. Offering $1.50 Natty Bo, hand-padded oysters and homemade crab cakes, Roman himself presides over this neighborhood watering hole. Stop by on Fridays when sweet local ladies bring in free home-baked desserts!
This New American tavern is a stone's throw from the western edge of the park. Its hip vibe, choice wines and innovative renderings of the classics make this a premiere place to drink and dine.
A great old-time supermarket, open 24/7, just a few minutes east of the partk. Serving Southeast Baltimore since 1930.
Hole-in-the-wall corner gem, offering authentic Mexican dishes with friendly service and no frills. Beef, chorizo and tongue tacos. A variety of burritos, tostada, tortas and shakes. Try the flavored aquas for a fresh summer treat.
Originally organized by parents and community members, PPPCS opened in September 2005 and is open to all city residents for grades K-8. The school is located at the former St. Elizabeth's Catholic School, and is undergoing an expansion to create a state-of-the-art learning environment. With the park at its epicenter, the school draws from the surrounding neighborhoods of Southeast Baltimore.