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No Way Jose Cafe

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Federal Hill
Mexican
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38 E Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230-4036
410-752-2837
Today
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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On a Sunday afternoon, some friends and I were in the mood for a little Sunday Funday action. One friend suggested No Way Jose because she was craving queso and we all headed over there. No Way Jose is located in the heart of Federal Hill and it’s usually packed. The Ravens weren’t playing when we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
Likethetea
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Baltimore, Maryland
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On a Sunday afternoon, some friends and I were in the mood for a little Sunday Funday action. One friend suggested No Way Jose because she was craving queso and we all headed over there. No Way Jose is located in the heart of Federal Hill and it’s usually packed. The Ravens weren’t playing when we went which made the... More 

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The_Business_Manager, Public Relations Manager at No Way Jose Cafe, responded to this review

Likethetea, thank you for leaving us a fantastic review and for coming in to see us. We're thrilled to hear how much you loved everything! From reading your review, it sounds like you and your friends made some spectacular food choices! There's truly no better way to start a meal than with our queso! We're also quite flattered to hear... More 

Akron, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We have been here several times and each time have had a GREAT experience! The service was always 100%+ and all the food that we ordered was always spot on! The personnel go out of their way to take care of you! It is not a quiet place but if you are into meeting others and having a GREAT time...then... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

I had gone here with some friends hoping for some good guacamole and margaritas. Not only did it take forever to get drinks and food but the waitress we had was terrible. I couldn't get a blended margarita as there blender was broken. The guacamole was horrible and the salsa tasted store bought. In addition we previously asked for separate... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

Went with my two kids and wife last Saturday night. The service was fast and courteous. The portions are huge and the value can't be beaten. Margaritas are the best, I definetely recommend them. Have tried different mexican restaurants in Baltimore and we consider this one the best. We started going to No way Jose 20 years ago, when its... More 

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baltimore, md
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2011

We live in the neighborhood and have appreciated this restaurant for years. The food is always consistent and they have good specials. I could make an entire meal of the chips and salsa.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

Great happy hour and best cinco de mayo party.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2008

you gotta love Jen.

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Parkville, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2008

When you walk in you are greeted by brightly decorated interior with strung lights and colorful signs and a narrow bar. You can then head on back o the seating area that has tables and booths. The walls are adorned with a Corona themed mural. Once you have a seat you are given a menu and bowl of homemade chips... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2008

damn i hate the booths in the back!

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Additional Information about No Way Jose Cafe

Address: 38 E Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230-4036
Phone Number: 410-752-2837
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Federal Hill
Open Hours:
Monday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 E Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230-4036
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Federal Hill
  • Neighborhood: Federal Hill
  • Phone Number: 410-752-2837

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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