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Cafe Normandie

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185 Main St, Cape Saint Claire, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006 (Conduit Street)
410 263 3382
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Second time at cafe Normandie , and both times the food was excellent, and the service very good too. Very comfortable with huge fireplace and de or that makes you feel like you stepped into Paris. The escargot was excellent! Also the pork osso bucco was delicious. Creme brûlée for desert topped a great evening.

Thank JVSmooth
Mount Kisco, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Each meal at Café Normandie is a great pleasure. Attentive staff, delicious menu dishes as well as seasonal specials, together with plenty of choices in the wine list. Comfortable atmosphere and seating arrangements..

Thank Raz75014
Easton, Maryland
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great experience. Service and table placement was perfect. Our lunch was served promptly, it was hot where required and the waiter responded to our requirements when asked. The French Onion soup was superb as was the gazpacho. Our entrees of soft shell crabs, lobster roll and steak with brie were also superb. Would definitely go back.

Thank James S
Charleston, West Virginia
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch at Cafe Normandie . Smack in the middle of historic Annapolis. The restaurant is nicely appointed, somewhat dark but with a pleasant ambiance. The menu is typical for what you can expect in a bistro. The food was good though not memorable. But just what I expected . We had an excellent server . Overall a nice... More 

Thank stmartinmd
Stevensville, Maryland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

love their seafood crepe but I have never had anything bad there. They put cinnamon in their coffee and I don't like it but others must because they have done it for years. Like breakfast there as well. Like the casual atmosphere. they often have celerey root salad and I love it

Thank jlund15697
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We used Open Table for our reservation since they were busy with the Sailboat show this day. That worked well for us. We had friends visit with us for dinner. The Cafe had a very nice wine list with reasonable prices. The charcutrie platter was delicous and our guests were surprised that they enjoyed the pate. Two of us tried... More 

Thank Kirk H
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made reservations for a special occasion dinner at Cafe Normandie and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was terrific as always and we had a wonderful server named Kate. She was very professional and helpful, and we never felt like we needed anything nor did we wait for anything. She even stepped in when another patron rudely interrupted our... More 

Thank droppinout
Sterling, Virginia
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315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Annapolis, I made a last minute reservation at Cafe Normandie with family. We were in a hurry, and made that known to the hostess who seated us. It took 10 minutes for our server to acknowledge us, and only after I asked the hostess if someone had been assigned to our table. We placed our orders for the lunch... More 

Thank mshapiro99
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here this past weekend for lunch. The service was super slow, and didn't check on us after we arrived for almost 20 minutes. We had to flag down another waiter to get our waiter to come to the table. Once we ordered, it was another long wait to get food, with very little update from the waiter giving... More 

Thank Grace F
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Café Normandie is right in the middle of the downtown Annapolis sea port. Unpretentious store front outside, but elegant French restaurant inside. This is probably the best French meal that I've had in over ten years. I can see why this restaurant is so well rated, even by Washington DC critics. I highly recommend this restaurant, if you are looking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
French, Seafood
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 Main St, Cape Saint Claire, Annapolis, MD 21401-2006
    (Conduit Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: 410 263 3382

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?