Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers are hoping that an early closing time and redesigned traffic patterns will help both race attendees and Baltimore residents connect with their favorite restaurants over Labor Day weekend.
Little Italy is definitely hoping for a bigger turn-out than last year, when expected crowds failed to show up for dining al fresco. The restaurants of Little Italy have been laying the groundwork for this year's race since the day last year's race ended, and High Street will again be blocked off to traffic.
Germano's is one of the restaurants going the extra mile. Team Pelfrey drivers will appear at a special Aug. 31 gathering, and the team's crew and drivers will be convening at Germano's all weekend, according to owner Cyd Wolf.
"What the Grand Prix drivers love about this race is the city and the enthusiasm," Wolf said. "And children especially love the idea of being able to talk to the drivers."
You can find more information about Grand Prix dining offers, along with Race Week Happy Hours and discounted offers at area attractions -- like the unprecedented seven-day Aquarium pass -- at Visit Baltimore
Unless otherwise noted all dining offers are from Monday Aug. 27 to Monday, Sept. 3.
Da Mimmo is offering a $34.99 three-course Grand Prix menu.
La Scala is offering a $39.99 three-course Grand Prix menu.
Sabatino's is offering a $9.95 two-course Grand Prix lunch menu and a three-course $25 Grand Prix dinner menu.
Mr. Rain's Fun House is offering a $33 three-course Grand Prix menu, Aug. 28-Sept. 2
Regi's American Bistro is offering a Taste of Maryland Grand Prix Fixe menu.
Grille 700 in the Marriott Baltimore Waterfront is offering a $35 three-course Grand Prix menu.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room is offering a $36.95 three-course Grand Prix menu
Roy's Restaurant is offering a $36.95 three-course Grand Prix menu
Kettle Hill is offering a $30 three-course Grand Prix menu along with a Grand-Prix inspired, handcrafted beverage, the Prix-Fix ($6)
Tatu is offering a $40 four-course Grand Prix menu, Aug. 28-Sept. 2
The Prime Rib is offering a special $30.12 three-course menu, Aug. 27-31 and Sept. 2-3
Jack's Bistro is offering a $30 three-course Grand Prix menu with optional wine pairings
Langermann's is offering is offering a $15.12 Grand Prix lunch menu and a $30.12 Grand Prix dinner menu.
Michael's Steak and Lobster House is offering a special Grand Prix menu.
Bistro 300 at the Hyatt Regency is offering Grand Prix menu, which includes the daily addition, a side salad, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage for $16.99 to customers who mention the offer.