Ranked among the most diverse states in the country, it should surprise no one that Maryland boasts some of the most innovative fusion restaurants around. Diversity and culinary open-mindedness has led to easy access to an entire world’s worth of flavor—all without leaving the neighborhood. Next time you’re in the mood for something unique, be it a combination of Indian and Italian or African and Caribbean, check out one of these awesome fusion restaurants in Maryland.
Zen Garden in Ellicott City is a traditional, Asian-inspired fusion restaurant. They offer some of the best Japanese, Chinese, and Thai dishes in Maryland. Make sure to check their website for frequently updated coupons.
Scion in Silver Spring, Maryland, is a contemporary American restaurant and a 2017 Diners’ Choice Award. The owners and operators grew up in their parent’s Asian restaurant, and have dishes inspired by many of the same flavors. Enjoy a variety of dishes including a wasabi Caesar salad, crab cake sandwich, and more.
Harry’s mixes traditional American dishes with a French flair. Enjoy wonderfully prepared escargot, Thai grilled shrimp, mac and cheese, and much more.
Mi Rancho Bar and Grill is an American-Mexican restaurant in Pikesville, Maryland. They offer the best of both worlds, in addition to delicious cocktails.
One doesn’t necessarily think about Indian and Italian cuisine when thinking about types of food to mix. That’s precisely what makes Bella Indian Italian Cuisine so delightful. Choose from classic Italian and Indian dishes, or spring for an Indo-Italian fusion.
Roy’s Restaurant is the brainchild of chef/restaurateur Roy Yamaguchi. This series of restaurants across has brought Asian/Hawaiian fusion to the mainland in a big way. Enjoy sushi, seafood, and steak items, prepared in traditional and unique ways at this Baltimore spot (the only Roy’s in Maryland).
Be Claws offers “Cajun cuisine with an Asian twist.” They have two Maryland locations, one in Hyattsville and another in Silver Spring. While their seafood is amazing, we’re particularly partial to their desserts. Get a BeClaw Beignet with a Vietnamese coffee to end your incredible meal on an even better note.
In the mood for an African, Caribbean, American fusion spot? We thought so. Look no further than De’Ranch Restaurant and Bar in Landover, Maryland. Go for American favorites like chicken wings and fries or branch out for curry goat or gizzard sticks.
Nova Sushi Bar and Asian Fusion Restaurant provides “savory seasonings with fresh produce, seafood, chicken or beef.” They specialize in preparing fresh sushi, but also offer a wide variety of entrees, including ramen and various fish dishes.
Rosenfeld’s Jewish Delicatessen was the only Jewish-style deli in Ocean City when it opened in 2013. Today, it has expanded to a food truck and location in Delaware. They serve traditional Jewish dishes like matzo ball soup as well as American classic sandwiches.