Start with their famous Bookmaker salad with house-made creamy vinaigrette.
Along with your entree – though most people don't think about veggies when selecting Italian restaurants – consider ordering Spinach a la Ralph. It's spinach sauteed in olive oil and garlic with pimentos, pepperoncini, prosciutto and olives: divine!
For an entree, they're famous for their many special veal dishes, but also have a good selection of poultry, beef and shrimp offerings.
- Italian: "While they used to be open after the bars closed even on weekends, they close at midnight now (their website says they're open until 3 am on weekends). . . still late for Baltimore!"
- Best for Italian Because: This is a classic favorite of Baltimore and also, people who visit Baltimore. You may see opposing team baseball players after the game!