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Donna's - Charles Village

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3101 Saint Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218-3840 (E. 31st St.)
Routes 3 and 11 are within a block
410-889-3410
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Today
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Casual Dining
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great place for the parents to treat

This is a small but busy place near Hopkins Homewood. We brought our son and his friend for lunch and found an outside of the box menu of apps, soups and sandwiches. We started out with hummus for the table to share, which came with not only pita, but also Greek olives, olive oil, cucumber slices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
AnnaMargaret
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PORT ALLEGANY
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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31 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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PORT ALLEGANY
Top Contributor
235 reviews 235 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This is a small but busy place near Hopkins Homewood. We brought our son and his friend for lunch and found an outside of the box menu of apps, soups and sandwiches. We started out with hummus for the table to share, which came with not only pita, but also Greek olives, olive oil, cucumber slices and a crispy lavash.... More 

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

charles village is this little neighborhood next to JHU's homewood campus. being next to one of the top higher educational institutes, one would think he/she will find a decent place to eat. on the same two blocks (St. Paul st.) you have plenty of fast food places from subway to chipotle, from ledo's pizza to Korean take out place. so... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The dish to die for here is the corn fritters. Believe me when I say I am not usually a fan of fried stuff. But these fritters are light, fluffy, and especially delicious when dipped in the honied sauce that accompanies it. Oh man! The rest of the food is mediocre and the wines definitely sub-par. But it is a... More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My son said this was the best place around Hopkins. Very disappointing. Would have expected better food for the price. Any ways what counts is that the kids think its good.

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Sewell, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Donna's was the first restaurant we discovered when our son began attending Johns Hopkins and we have been back many times since. The atmosphere is informal and friendly, and the food is above average, with pretty decent burgers alongside some interesting entree choices. I've had the scallops several times, and they've always been good, but I've never had anyone in... More 

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baltimore, md
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A great neighborhood place to go. The menu doesn't change very often, but the food is always consistently good.

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Maryland
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249 reviews 249 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

Between the chewy steak and the charge of $2.50 to put my vodka on the rocks we won't ever return to our once favorite neighborhood restaurant. They doubled there pieces and the food has really become inferior. We are so disappointed.

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Point Pleasant, New Jersey, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food and drinks very good. Quiet atmosphere. Pleasant, helpful staff. Nice view. Entrance somewhat difficult to find from inside Cross Keys mall.

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San Diego
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I love Donna's. It is located in Charles Village. It had a great neighbor feel. It is casual, not pricy, it has good food and drink, it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and open late. The patio is a nice place to eat and people watch. We ate breakfast there several times. The croissant with scrambled eggs, cheese... More 

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New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Good coffee - always a necessity in the morning. And a nice breakfast menu. Donna's is pretty quiet for weekday breakfasts and that made it very pleasant. The staff was very nice and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3101 Saint Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218-3840
    (E. 31st St.)
  • Public Transportation: Routes 3 and 11 are within a block
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: 410-889-3410

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?