new adventures await you in old ellicott city
Why visit oEC?
80+ shops, galleries, restaurants, salons and museums look forward to welcoming you
Cozy Cafe’ & Bakery
We are a family owned Cafe and Bakery.
Manor Hill Tavern
Manor Hill Tavern offers an eclectic menu featuring brick oven pizzas accompanied by farm brewed beers
Park Ridge Creamery
Ellicott City’s hand scooped ice cream spot.
Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant
From the farm to your plate cooking. Offering the freshest and highest quality ingredients.
La Palapa Grill & Cantina
La Palapa Grill & Cantina is committed to providing only the freshest and highest quality
Featuring craft beer, largest selection of single malt whiskies in Maryland
Phoenix Upper Main
Ellicott City’s Original Beer Bar
Georgia Grace Cafe
Full-service cafe in the heart of Historic Ellicott City, MD, featuring European-inspired menu.
Crazy Mason Milkshake Bar
Crazy Shakes and unique desserts in a great atmosphere!
Matcha Time Cafe
Matcha Time Cafe is a Japanese owned and operated tea cafe.
At The Trolley Stop our goal is to serve superior food in a casual atmosphere
Unusual Company provides award-winning gelato, augmented reality experiences, unusual shirts, accessories, and art from local
Ellicott Distilling Company
Ellicott Distilling Company is a micro-distillery dedicated to making premium spirits.
Little Market Cafe
Specialty Coffee House & Cafe. Unique chef inspired breakfast & lunch.
Old Mill Cafe
Every once in a while, you come across a space that feels like home!
Syriana Gallery & Café
Syriana strives to immerse you in a vivid Syrian-themed experience of dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Revel & Main
A taco and craft cocktail spot in historic Ellicott City. We strive to make fun,
Umi Sushi Cafe
FRESH. FLAVORFUL. AFFORDABLE. Family-owned Restaurant Open Daily for Curbside Carryout and Patio Dining
The promise of spring, music and great family fun return to OEC!
More than just a historic and shopping district, Old Ellicott City feels like home, even when it’s your first time visiting. Fall in love with our architecture, river, hills and eclectic community full of artists, shop keepers, restauranteurs and happy residents that can’t wait to meet you.
PLAN YOUR VISIT
From that first great cup of coffee in the morning to the perfect after-dinner sweet, and all the shopping, strolling and sight seeing in between – here’s how to get here, where to park and other helpful town tips.