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Upcoming Events & News for AIDA Italian Bistro

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar is dedicated to all things food and wine.

Throughout the year we plan events, such as our “Meet the Farmer” nights and wine dinners, to share our love of the food and wine industry with our community. Check back often for the most up-to-date happenings!

In addition, we are proud of our commitment to highlight local farmers and provide our customers with the freshest food possible. Please take a moment to read AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar’s latest news.

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Authentic Italian Dinner: Guest Chef Carlo Zarri from Piedmont

Truffles & Hazelnuts & Wine….Oh My!

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Beginning at 4:30pm

Meet Chef Carlo Zarri, Villa San Carlo’s proprietor, chef and sommelier. Chef Carlo will be bringing with him the rare and tasty truffles from Italy.

Five Course Meal featuring Italian Truffles & Hazelnuts paired with Italian Varietal Wines. This is the real thing! Don’t miss this wonderful culinary adventure.

Limited to 70 Guests.
$169 per person for food, wine, tax & gratuity.

Phone Reservations Only: 410-953-0500
Chef’s Website


12th Annual Feast of Seven Fish


Tuesday, December 23 & Wednesday, Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm on both evenings

In keeping with an Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition, we have designed an extraordinary Christmas Eve Prix Fixe Menu that includes shellfish, pasta dishes & fresh fish. To accommodate those who are not lovers of fish, the Chef has prepared a limited Ala Carte Menu.

For people who grew up with this tradition, it is a unique opportunity to share once again in this rare celebration. This is an Extremely Popular Event so be certain to make reservations.

Three Course Prix Fixe Menu:40 dollars per Person & a limited ala Carte Menu. Check out our menu.

Reservation may be made by contacting Joe at AIDA Bistro: 410-953-0500

Open Table Reservations


Holiday Gift Card Promotion

AIDA Bistro Gift Cards for the Holidays

Each Purchase of a $100 Gift Card, Receive a $20 Gift Card
Purchase a $50 Gift Card, Get a certificate for 20% Off  Lunch

Contact us now, we also will ship for no cost!

Make a Reservation Now!

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3rd Year in a Row: AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar named as TOP 100 Wine List by OpenTable

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar in Columbia, Md. gets big accolades for their affordable Wines On Tap & special “Bottle List”, featuring several rare & hard-to-find wines. Read the entire feature as reported by USA Today by following this link: USA Today Story 2014

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Spiced Up New Menu offers a Uniquely Affordable Dining Experience

The New Streamlined Menu is divided into Starters, Italian Classics, Small Entrees and Large Entrees. We hope this menu is easier to read and you enjoy several menu items at a lower price. We offer an extensive gluten-free (GF) menu and have recently begun making conscious recipe changes to increase the number of GF menu items.

If you haven’t been in recently, please stop in and experience the changes to the menu and let us know what you think. We hope you will find an enjoyable experience, fairly priced and one that we hope exceeds your expectations.

Read More about Changes at AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar


AIDA Bistro and County Exec Ulman Win Executive Showdown Healthy Cook-Off

In honor of winning the most recent Executive Showdown Healthy Cook-Off, AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar will be featuring the winning recipe made by Chef Nina Swartz & Howard County Executive, Ken Ulman at the restaurant beginning on Friday, May 16, 2014 and running through June 7, 2014.

In keeping with the spirit of the program, AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Access to Healthy Food Initiative and their funded partners, including the American Heart Association Community Kitchen, the Community Action Council of Howard County and others.

Read more.

Zenaida Kegs Filled

New Zenaida Kegs on the Way

Our newest shipment of Zenaida Cellars kegs will arrive soon. Winemaker and good friend Eric Ogorsolka is using 100% recycleable packaging, check this out.

We will have new vintages of ZC Red, Syrah, Zinfandel, Grenache and Joe & Mary’s Blend v3! All wines will be available in Growliers, at a special price of $25 per bottle or any three for $69 thru April 30, 2014. Stop by to taste and take some home!

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AIDA Bistro Voted Best Wine Tasting in Howard County

AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar was just voted by the readers of “Howard Magazine” in November 2103, as having the Best Wine Tasting in Howard County in 2013. In addition, we received 12 Honorable Mention awards, more  than any other restaurant in Howard County!

Thank you to our staff for their terrific work and to our customers for your ongoing support of our restaurant.

Download for More Information about AIDA Bistro Best of Howard County 2013

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