Germantown contains a vast selection of dining options, ranging from small specialty cafes to extravagant internationally themed bistros and eateries. The majority of these establishments sit in the Mount Airy area of Germantown. Residents can also find a fair selection of fast food and nationally recognized chain restaurants throughout the neighborhood and surrounding areas.
High Point Cafe sits nestled in the heart of Mt. Airy Village and serves a sundry assortment of fresh baked goods. The business thrives on its principles of hospitality, service and community, using only the best raw ingredients and seasonal fruits to craft its savory and delectable pastries. Customers highly recommend ordering a cup of High Point Cafe's full-bodied coffee, but for a real treat, try the savory caramelized apple and cheddar crepe.
When you want an intimate Italian dining experience that consists of only the highest quality and authentic dishes, look no further than Bacio. Located on West Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Bacio owns a reputation for having a relaxing and stimulating environment and hearty traditional entrees. The restaurant features an open kitchen complete with a team of knowledgeable and friendly employees who make you feel completely at home. Try the Chicken Parmesan, a divine combination of succulent and crisp chicken breast coupled with pasta, mozzarella cheese and a flavorsome tomato sauce.
Lounges, pubs and taverns dominate the nightlife scene of Germantown, but a sprinkling of music halls, nightclubs and dive bars exist throughout the neighborhood as well. The more mature crowd prefers Delmar Bar and Lounge, which features tasteful decor and a perfect environment for those who want a nice drink and a relaxing time.
However, for the majority of Germantown residents, McMenamin's Tavern acts as the main source of nightly entertainment. The tavern houses
a fully functioning bar that serves a healthy selection of ales and simultaneously provides an ambient dining environment. With its friendly and attentive staff and top-notch customer service, McMenamin's Tavern earns its reputation as a hidden gem of the neighborhood. When visiting, try the fish and chips, a dish consisting of freshly prepared beer-battered basa fillet served with a side of French fries and spicy house tartar sauce.