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The Food Market

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1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
+1 410-366-0606
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“pretzels” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were cruising the Avenue on Sunday to find an interesting place to brunch. While we had always enjoyed dining at the Food Market, we had never checked out their brunch menu. We were delighted to find a long list of really interesting dishes that...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent. The smokey bowl is delicious. We ordered the blueberry pancakes appetizer for my kids. Two of the 3 pancakes were raw in the middle (so gross). If you can't cook a pancake- I'm nervous about everything else! My husband had the tacos...More

Thank Liza215
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Located in the trendy and up and coming Hampden hood, I came here for dinner. It's an industrial interior with a nice bar . The bartender suggested I go with the pistachio crusted lamb rack served with white bean puree, sautéed baby kale, balsamic vinegar....More

Thank KidLove
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Came for brunch and glad we did. Great food! Highly recommend the avocado toast (avocado, poached egg, smoked salmon on ciabatta). Good coffee. Basil lemonade cocktail very refreshing. Reasonable prices. Delicious bowl of piping hot donut holes served while we waited. If we lived nearby,...More

Thank VermontMama3
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. Location is off the beaten tourist path. Appears to be a locals favorite. Reasonable prices and fantastic cocktails. I'll definitely go back next time I am in Baltimore.

Thank Bluevans-surfs
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Went here for my birthday last week b/c I wanted to try a new restaurant. As soon as we sat down and looked at the menu, everything looked amazing! I wanted to try it all!! The bread they give you is excellent, and then we...More

Thank travelreimagined_jen
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Last evening we had a great evening when 5 of us ordered many of the small plates. Katie, our server, was great - fun, friendly and very helpful! We ordered the shrimp, cauliflower, ribs, mushrooms, pork belly - all were delicious and nicely presented. The...More

Thank BooksandWine
Reviewed July 2, 2017

It was great to find a brunch menu at lunch time because I hadn't had breakfast. The food was delicious and there were lots of options. The only place for improvement could be the service; the guy was friendly but inattentive throughout the meal and...More

Thank ryan61562
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This wasn't our original restaurant of choice for the evening, but so glad it worked out that way! I've been following them on Instagram for awhile now, and so happy that I finally got to eat there! When we first got seated, I was boggled...More

Thank MrsLyons0420
Reviewed June 25, 2017

We had brunch in this jamming place. Busy and fun. The food and service was great too. Great all around experience.

Thank Edmund1020
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Questions & Answers
Kathy B
November 9, 2015|
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Response from Crabcakes_Football | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking, but we used the valet they offered
Craig H
March 22, 2015|
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Response from NCJustMe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but we ate at the bar and it was great
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 am - 12:00 am
5:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
    (The Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-366-0606
  • E-mail
The Food Market focuses on approachable, really good food, in a smartly designed industrial-modern space, featuring an open kitchen. Award-winning Chef Chad Gauss’ value-driven menu offers our guests a complete dining experience, by combining recognizable ingredients with unparalleled technique. The Food Market strives to provide real good service, in a comfortable environment, where our staff & diners can be themselves. We invite you to come relax, enjoy, and allow us to do what we do best, for you. Located on the Avenue in Hampden, and open every night, The Food Market serves brunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm. Dinner is served on Sunday – Thursday from 5pm – 11pm, and on Friday & Saturday from 5pm- 12am. Valet-Parking provided at no cost. Up to par, down to earth.
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