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Main & Market

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914 Bay Ridge Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403-3999
+1 410-626-0388
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was called Main Ingredient for many years and it is now known as Main & Market. There is one thing that is for certain when you dine here.....you will enjoy tremendous food and great service. It is always a go-to for a quick bite where you can sit at the bar if you are alone. They are known for... More 

Thank pclouds
Huntingtown, Maryland
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272 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for breakfast about a week ago. Scrambled eggs - good. Hash browns - more like tatter tots and probably frozen. Sausage - that artificial maple taste - yuck! Service was still good. Coffee is good. Not the Main Ingredient anymore.

Thank pierre20639
Annapolis, Maryland
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We've been visiting the Main Ingredient for years. We're not regulars, but drop in a few times each year. No matter the meal, or if it's just dessert and coffee, the food is very good to excellent, and the service friendly and just attentive enough. They pay attention to making the food look good on the plate, too. Ingredients are... More 

Thank TMac29494
Annapolis, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

we are so lucky to have THE MAIN INGREDIENT as our neighborhood go-to. it is warm and inviting and friendly. leather booths are our favorite seating. the staff is awesome. first a greeting and drink order then a board of warm, crusty bread (delicious) and some whipped sweet butter. the food is gourmet with daily specials. their tuna steak (Kirosowa)... More 

Thank Catherine R
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We ordered takeout for our large group. Food was fresh and delicious with lots of flavor. It was prepared quickly and the waitstaff was excellent.

Thank Ashleigh10
Atlanta, Georgia
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152 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

The breakfast was fantastic...each of us had something different and everything was pronounced to be tasty and filling. I had an omelet with crab filling and cheese, one of my friends had a dish that he requested to be made without bacon (he's a vegetarian) and they were happy to oblige, another friend had eggs over easy and the final... More 

Thank ColumbiaMDPercolate
CMR8027, General Manager at Main & Market, responded to this review

Dear ColumbiaMDPercolate, Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Main Ingredient Cafe and for such lovely compliments & feedback! I look forward to your next visit in the Cafe. Sincerely, Christina Rossetti Main Ingredient Cafe More 

Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Seems everyone visiting Annapolis has heard of Miss Shirley's and Chick and Ruths for breakfast. Well for my money Main Ingredient is better. Food is way better than Chick and Ruths. Food is less "creative" than Miss Shirley's, less expensive and more traditional breakfast food. So, if looking for a great breakfast place with great food at a reasonable cost,... More 

Thank Thomas K
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We love their great variety of breakfast treats, pancakes and waffles of every description. Wonderful coffee and friendly wait staff makes it a perfect start for the day. In fact, I guess they have lunch and dinners, too, but we're too stuffed from breakfast to go back!

Thank Sherry M
Columbia, Maryland
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139 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This place has been around for years. It is a comfortable, consistent, go-to place for locals. The food is prepared with care using quality ingredients. Soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, and evening specials every day of the week. For breakfast try the fabulous French toast made with fresh baked cinnamon swirl bread, or build your own omelette selecting from dozen of... More 

Thank hankski
CMR8027, General Manager at Main & Market, responded to this review

Dear Hankski, Thanks so much for the wonderful review! We look forward to seeing you in the cafe in the near future. Sincerely, Christina Rossetti More 

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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food is very good and has interesting items on the menu. Great salads and nice variety of flavors available..

Thank sail0r
CMR8027, General Manager at Main & Market, responded to this review

sail0r, Thanks so much for the excellent review! We look forward to seeing you in the cafe in the near future. Sincerely, Christina Rossetti More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 Bay Ridge Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403-3999
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-626-0388

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