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Pairings Bistro

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2105 Laurel Bush Rd #108, Bel Air, MD 21015 (RT 924)
410-569-5006
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Go for happy hour 1/2 wine before 7 pm and appetizers for a great nite out

Il loved the vibe in parings. It is in a strip center (so yuck) but once you are inside , it is very cozy. It gets mobbed on weekends. We went Friday night before a movie so we were out by 6:30 pm. Lots of great wine choices, the appetizers are unique. local and delicious. I will be back for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Traveler19592015
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Il loved the vibe in parings. It is in a strip center (so yuck) but once you are inside , it is very cozy. It gets mobbed on weekends. We went Friday night before a movie so we were out by 6:30 pm. Lots of great wine choices, the appetizers are unique. local and delicious. I will be back for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always good food in a nice atmosphere. Wine pairing excellent choices. My favorite is the shrimp n grits.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I went to Pairings for a fancy birthday dinner. Every dish was delicious, flavorful, and expertly prepared, and the wine was paired perfectly, as promised. We'll definitely be back!

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Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

the place is attractive, and my first experience was great. This time left much to be desired. Mediocre service and quality.

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MD
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

We have always enjoyed our meals here. The owner is usually there as he is a chef. They have a nice wine selection and the good is great!

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went to Pairings Bistro this past Saturday night to celebrate a friend's birthday. My husband and I both got the 4 course create your own pre-fixed menu. We ordered different things and shared, so we could taste more of their offerings. Everything I tasted was really good. I especially liked the Cream of Crab soup, French Onion Soup, Beet... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

If it is your first time to this restaurant, do the pairing menu. Well chosen wines accompany each course. Lots of fun, really great food and delicious wines.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Pairings, my favorite harford county restaurant, was super, as always. However, after an hour and 45 min, they asked us to move to the bar in order to accommodate guests with reservations. We had reservations as well, and ordered a four course meal with wine pairings. Is it unreasonable to spend two hours on a special occasion meal with multiple... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were looking for a new Sunday Brunch location and Pairings wound up being a great choice. We had reservations at 11am and were greeted immediately by a friendly hostess at the door. They offer a $20 three course brunch menu with bread, the selections for breakfast, brunch and desert were varied and complimented each other well. They also have... More 

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Maryland
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Great present but portions so small we needed to order pizza when we got home. Wine is expensive. Location is convenient

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2105 Laurel Bush Rd #108, Bel Air, MD 21015
    (RT 924)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bel Air
  • Phone Number: 410-569-5006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?