American Food

Annapolis: BAROAK

After walking around Annapolis with a friend, we were in the mood for a small bite to eat. She suggested recently opened BAROAK inside the Loews Hotel. I had read some pretty good reviews on Yelp and my friend and I were excited to visit.



BAROAK is Belgian inspired, so we knew we had to start with the Frites Basket. With the frites basket, you get to choose two dipping sauces, my friend and I settled on chipotle mayonnaise and chili-garlic vinegar. Both sauces were great independently, but even better when mixed together. We loved the frites.

Frites Basket

Frites Basket

For my friends meal, she ordered the Bleu Mussles. They came with pork belly, bleu cheese, leeks, spinach, preserved lemon, and white wine. My friend was a little concerned about the addition of bleu cheese with the mussles but the waiter assured her that the flavors combined nicely and my friend was happy she ordered the dish as is.

Bleu Mussles

Bleu Mussles

For my dish, I went with the Brisket Tacos. They were three house-made chili lime tortillas stuffed with braised brisket, radish, scallions, and cilantro cream. I didn’t love the tortillas, but the filling was wonderful and packed with flavor.

Brisket Tacos

Brisket Tacos

If you find yourself in Annapolis craving some Belgian bites, head over to BAROAK and satisfy your cravings.

BAROAK is located at 126 West StAnnapolis.

Know of any other places to get great food in Annapolis or in the surrounding areas that I need to try? Let me know in the comments below!

Other spots I loved in Annapolis are Neo PizzaVida Taco Bar, and Joss Sushi.

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Want to drink and have reliable transportation? Consider Lyft or Uber! (Follow the link for a discount on your first ride.)

Looking for a place to eat? Check out Rachel’s Baltimore Restaurant List.

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