Baltimore's Healthiest Dining Options

Explore the best of Baltimore's healthy eating scene with The Templeton List. We've carefully selected restaurants that meet our strict standards for ingredients and cooking practices. When you choose from our list, you're choosing places that our team has personally verified for their commitment to health and quality.

Here are our some of the healthiest restaurants we found in Baltimore, Maryland:

The Black Olive

814 South Bond Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231

This award-winning restaurant offers dinner menu items such as Aramasalata (Famous in our grandmother’s kitchen, this heavenly spread is delicately made using black olive bread marinated in wine, olive oil, lemon, and fish roe); Manouri Cheese in Grape Leaves (This mild Greek sheep’s cheese is wrapped in grape leaves and baked with a touch of olive oil); Chicken Souvlaki (Marinated free-range chicken breast skewered and grilled to perfection, served with tzatziki for dipping); Filet Mignon Souvlaki (Prime tenderloin skewered and grilled to perfection, served with tzatziki for dipping); Village Pie (The Chef’s specialty, a beautiful village-baked homemade phyllo with Greek cheeses and a variety of savory greens and herbs); and much more.

Naked Lunch

711 W. 40th Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Dedicated to healthy organic foods, they offer delicious menu items such as KALE CAESAR (Kale, carrots, pilaf, and parmesan cheese, tossed with vegan caesar dressing and topped with balsamic-roasted hearts of palm); CONFETTI BOWL (Brown rice and black beans with parmesan cheese, mixed peppers, olives, tomatoes, corn, garnished with cilantro and jalapeños with lime jalapeño dressing); BLACK BEAN BURGER (Turtle black beans, brown rice, sweet potato, green onions, and cabbage on a whole wheat bun with melted cheddar and guacamole, with a side of pretzels or greens); and CAULIFLOWER TACOS (Seasoned cauliflower and chickpea filling, kale slaw, hot salsa verde, and vegan crema on a sprouted grain tortilla); and much more.

Silver Diner

7050 Friendship Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21240

The Silver Diner offers an extensive menu including what they call “Flexitarian Options” allowing you to customize your dish with healthier options including Heart Healthy, Plant-Based/Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten-Free! In addition to their All Day Breakfast & Brunch menu, you’ll find entrees such as LEMON CHICKEN PICCATA (Lemon-caper sauce, cinnamon-chipotle farro with zucchini and tomato, scallions, basil, fresh veggies); GRILLED FRESH SALMON (Sustainable Antarctic salmon, cinnamon-chipotle spiced, lemon-garlic sauce, brown rice and organic non-GMO edamame beans, fresh veggies); SUMMERTIME COD (Wild caught Bering Sea cod, over quinoa and pomegranate, grilled tomatoes, asparagus, lemon-garlic sauce); and much more. They also feature a great kid’s menu!

SoBo Café

6 W Cross Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Reservations are recommended for this restaurant located in Located in the quaint neighborhood of Federal Hill, Baltimore. Main entrees include SEARED SALMON (yogurt-dill sauce, mixed grain & kale pilaf, sauteed collard greens, toasted sunflower seeds); VEGGIE THAI RED CURRY (chickpeas, sweet potatoes, red bell peppers, green beans, basmati rice); MARSALA CHICKEN; DRY RUB BAVETTER STEAK (8 oz bavette topped with chimichurri sauce, creamed spinach, roasted fingerling potatoes); and more.


3212 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

Stir fry specialists, try their Red Coconut Curry (Red coconut curry sauce, rice noodles, roasted tofu, pineapples, jalapeños, carrots, scallions, cilantro); Sesame Garlic Stir Fry (Sesame garlic sauce, freshly made whole wheat noodles, roasted steak, mushrooms, broccoli, scallions, sesame seeds); or Create Your Own (Start with your choice of base and then add protein, veggies, garnish and sauce to your heart's content). Hearty salads are also on the menu such as the Greek Out (Chopped romaine, roasted chicken, crunchy chickpeas, feta cheese, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, Kalamata olives, banana peppers, and Mediterranean herbs, served with Tuscan herb dressing); Asian Sesame Ginger (Organic arugula, roasted tofu, roasted mushrooms, roasted broccoli, roasted walnuts, whole wheat noodles and topped with parmesan crisps, served with Asian sesame ginger dressing); or a totally customizable salad of your choice.

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These are just a few samples of the many restaurants to be found in the Baltimore, Maryland, location. Be sure to check Templeton List regularly for more great restaurants!

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