Over the past two decades, Southern Maryland towns like Waldorf, Leonardtown, and Prince Frederick have grown from occasional getaways for the D.C. crowd to suburbs full of commuters. An area once known for farming, crab shacks, and country drawls is now home to chain restaurants and a rising community of alcohol producers. Wineries have replaced tobacco farms. Old barns have turned into tasting rooms for brewers and distillers. This map offers a guide to drinking in the area. Food is available at most venues, so customers won’t need to hit up roadside barbecue or seafood stands unless they’re looking to satisfy a particular craving.
The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More