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6 W Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230
410-752-1518
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Ranked #19 of 1,807 Restaurants in Baltimore
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Love this restaurant Great food quiet atmosphere Great place to gather with friends Always happy to return Get reservations as place has limited seating

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Cleveland, Ohio
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We have eaten here 3 times and my husband particularly loves the mussels. Warm comfortable atmosphere and inventive menu. Lots of regulars. Special features various nights of the week if you are watching your budget.

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Hampstead, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I have had brunch here a few times. The menu is both creative and varied including a few vegetarian options. First off, very friendly staff, clean and inviting dining area. We were seated quickly even without a reservation, but the place filled up quickly. Drinks available from the bar but our party just ordered coffee. The coffee was great and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited this place twice last weekend because it was just. that. good. Went first for lunch to try the place before brunch with my boyfriend's mother the next morning. For lunch, I got the chicken pot pie, my boyfriend got the BLT on a biscuit. Ridiculously good. Generous portions for the price and lots of options for sides, etc. The... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having read recent reviews about the service I must say that the staff were very attentive (maybe they have acted on the reviews). They appeared fully staffed and on top of things. There was a reasonable but not excessive choice of food and a good selection of draft beers. While the food was not bad it didn't knock me off... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner there Friday p.m. with friends. The chicken pot pie was the best of the four main dishes ordered at our table. Never having been to Balt before, we ate at 3 other places which we liked better and probably won't go back.

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BALTIMORE
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79 reviews 79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My dinner at SoBo Café needs two scores. These guys earn high praise for food and terrible marks for service. For starters, we couldn't get a reservation until close to 9pm, even though the dining room was completely empty when we arrived about 8:30pm. We were greeted promptly and asked about 3 times in 3 minutes by 3 different people... More 

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Naples, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

What a delightful restaurant! This small cafe was a real surprise in Federal Hill. The staff was very very nice and yet professional but what was special was the food! The bacon flatbread had terrific flavor with all breads being made in house. We had the best chicken pot pie and one of the best hamburgers ever. Plan on going... More 

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Elkridge
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82 reviews 82 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

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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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Additional Information about SoBo Cafe

Address: 6 W Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone Number: 410-752-1518
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian, Bistro

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