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42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1003
301-223-6400
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10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Desert Rose Cafe and Sweet Shoppe....a double dip treat near the C&O Canal.

Desert Rose,, convenient off the first two exits on I-81 after crossing north over the Potomac River, this very friendly cafe, sandwich and sweet shop also offers great coffee choices. My favorite is the Breakfast Croissant Sandwich, since I am an early bird. But great lunches of home made soup... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
peggycostion
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Zullinger, Pennsylvania
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Zullinger, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Desert Rose,, convenient off the first two exits on I-81 after crossing north over the Potomac River, this very friendly cafe, sandwich and sweet shop also offers great coffee choices. My favorite is the Breakfast Croissant Sandwich, since I am an early bird. But great lunches of home made soup and sandwiches with your choice of yogurt, chips, or veggies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Desert Rose is a sweets and sandwich shop in Williamsport. We picked up sandwiches for the following day's travels. Rose was helpful and friendly and the food was delicious and packaged well for travel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stopped here on our bike trip. Great sandwiches that included yogurt! Very accommodating to bikers. Filled our water bottles and we packed muffins and brownies to take with us on trail.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Can't rave enough about Desert Rose Cafe. Love the black bean burger and the gazpacho soup! My favorite place to stop and have a delicious meal in a quaint comfortable atmosphere. This is a great place to go off the beaten path. Williamsport is a lovely little town without a lot of history, great eateries, C&O Canal, biking, and Byron... More 

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Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch on day 2 of the trip down from Cumberland. Lunch was great. Had a turkey bacon spinach wrap. It was very good. The staff was friendly and offered to fill any water bottles we had. I was glad we lucked into this place. I was with a group and all enjoyed the lunch. Reasonable prices.

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El Cerrito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

The folks here are very accommodating to bikers and are extremely friendly. There are bike racks outside to secure your bikes as well as outdoor tables and chairs if you want to stay close to your gear while you take a break from the C&O towpath ride. We only had a quick snack (chips & drinks) between meals but the... More 

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Vacaville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Home-made ham & bean soup, half a sandwich, and some iced tea. After walking for 2 hours on the C&O Canal, this meal was very welcome. And for dessert: pecan & coconut cookies. Wow

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The service and atmosphere was fun and friendly and the food was excellent. My ten year old and I stopped in for breakfast after a few long days on the C&O Canal towpath. We had chocolate chip waffels, scrambled eggs, saussage egg and cheese croissants berry smoothie and the best cup of coffee ever. I will definitely go back and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

One of the frustrating things about traveling is finding healthy food particularly if you need substantial calories. At the Desert Rose Cafe I had a wonderful lunch of a veggie burger with red rice and beans as soup of the day. The AC felt great on a hot day and friendly wait staff kept my ice tea refilled. The wi-fi... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Coffee lover! Mocha toasted almond cappuccino fantastic. All the staff very personable and they remember me when I come in. Going to try the custom cake next!

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Additional Information about Desert Rose Cafe

Address: 42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1003
Phone Number: 301-223-6400
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Williamsport
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: 301-223-6400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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