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6 W Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230
410-752-1518
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Ranked #4 of 1,791 Restaurants in Baltimore
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Bistro
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Contemporary comfort food. New Americana.Vegetarian FriendlyOutdoor SeatingTake-outReservations Accepted
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Elkridge
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59 reviews 59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

My first visit to SoBo Cafe was quite memorable. My guest and I lucked-out and found street parking right in front of the restaurant (parking can be a little tricky in that part of Baltimore City). We were pleasantly greeted and welcomed at the door and seated immediately. The toughest part of the experience was trying to decide what to... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

There are a couple of local hotspots where you are sure to meet locals daily at the bar. This is one such spot. The staff treats everyone like family and also seem related to one another. the chef is creative and attentive to personal wants and requests. The wines by glass list is fun to sample. The prices are reasonable.... More

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Hendersonville
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138 reviews 138 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We'd planned to eat here on our trip to Baltimore before we left for a cruise. Ended up coming for lunch v dinner d/t a rainy day and we were so delighted. Started with a delicious local beer, and then went onto chicken pot pie for hubby and the smoked salmon(In house) sandwich for me. Nothing about either of these... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Korean Chicken Fried Steak is amazing, and priced well at $16. Atmosphere is a nice change of pace for Federal Hill and Cross Street.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A delightful cafe with food as well considered and prepared as the finest restaurants in Baltimore. All dishes are prepared fresh from scratch. Quiet enough to have a conversation with your companions. Professional, courteous and enthusiastic staff. We will eat here whenever in Baltimore and most highly recommend it to all.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Eggs are one of my favorite breakfast foods. Especially when they're prepared a little differently than just two eggs over easy or scrambled with some toast. On this particular morning, I was craving shakshuka even though I've never had it before. Pictures of it looked awesome and I knew it was right up my alley. After a quick search on... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I live just down the street and I'm glad because this is one of the best spots in Baltimore. The food is always great and they have a few nice staples that stay on the menu. The cocktails are creative, it's always busy and the service is good. It's hard to get a seat on a Friday or Saturday night... More

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Ft. Lauderdale
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Excellent restaurant with great ambiance, attentive staff and, most importantly, fantastic food. My steak (with bacon, onion butter!!) was prepared perfectly and my vegan buddy’s meal was also spot on. Cannot go wrong with Sobo Café.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My wife and I visited Sobo during restaurant week and had an amazing meal. We started with the chicken liver mousse, which was a bit thick and not as easy to spread but had a rich taste that more than made up for the effort. While the grilled stuffed grape leaves were good, my heirloom tomato salad was delicious.The highlight... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Eggs are one of my favorite breakfast foods. Especially when they're prepared a little differently than just two eggs over easy or scrambled with some toast. On this particular morning, I was craving shakshuka even though I've never had it before. Pictures of it looked awesome and I knew it was right up my alley. After a quick search on... More

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