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Nora's Cafe & Bakery - CLOSED

8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
+1 410-461-6902
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
Sep 15, 2014
“This restaurant has closed”
Jan 30, 2014
“Do not go for dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
$$ - $$$
8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
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Reviewed February 22, 2012

Have gone to Nora's numerous times. They are great for cappucino and latte and their cookies by the pound are very nice. I have gotten them for various occasions. I also like their omelettes. Lunch and coffee are Nora's fortes, I think. Things can be...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Went there for a nice Friday Night date night dinner - had a Groupon and were in the area. When we pulled up, we had to make sure we were at the right place. We were expecting a nice little Italian bistro - but instead...More

1  Thank MaryLandBeth
Reviewed August 24, 2011

This is a local dining place for us and at first we liked it and went rather often. But the novelty wore off due to its inconsistency. It is run by an Italian family and they all are quite nice, but there is a language...More

1  Thank DiBowers
Reviewed July 5, 2011

I almost did not order cakes from Nora's because of a previous review. I took a chance and was VERY glad I did. I ordered 2 cakes - Strawberry Shortcake and Chocolate Mousse cake for a graduation/bonvoyage party. Both cakes were outstanding and received rave...More

1  Thank trm1020
Reviewed June 14, 2010

Went to Nora's Cafe to eat a late lunch with my sister and her fiance who were visiting from out of town. We walked in at 2:15, and I noticed a waitress sitting down (more like slouching down). I knew she had to be the...More

Thank seoulnatasha
Reviewed March 23, 2010

Last week stopped in to order a birthday cake for my husband. I watched as the man wrote my order down. Two days later I was back to pick up the cake and noticed that it was not decorated the way I had requested, but...More

Thank Kathleen822
Reviewed December 23, 2009

Nora's has been our first choice for restaurant for breakfast for the last 4 years. We love the food and the service. It is also an excellent bakery and offers great gelato. They offer a large choice of custom baked desserts as well as wedding...More

Thank calissons
Reviewed October 25, 2009

At Nora Cafe, you can expect to receive a plate full of delicious food. Although the service can, at times, be somewhat slower than one would prefer, the wait is usually worth it. The large selection of homemade pastries is delicious and the menu itself...More

1  Thank JustTheNurse
Reviewed September 7, 2008

"Simpley the worst" Terrible food and even worse service. The food is terrible. I got a blueberry bagel it was soggie and it tasted soo bland. It took 40 min to get a bagel. it is sooooo pricy and the coofe is teriblle. The place...More

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Reviewed July 18, 2008

Very, very good food. Great place for a late lunch, and their baked goods are wonderful

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$30 - $30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-6902
Inside Nora Cafe & Bakery, housemade cakes and Italian-style cookies gather in the long, sloping pastry cases that line one side of the casual dining room. Referencing generations-old recipes, Nora’s team of bakers craft handmade dough to create fluffy, mouth-watering creations.
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