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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 good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (41 reviews)
“pretzels” (21 reviews)
“street tacos” (11 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We got together with another couple to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The atmosphere is awesome and the service was off the hook! Our waiter was just one of the best! We started out with the fried pickles, they were fabulous. We shared the hot nuts,...More

Thank Markoshannon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant has been opened for 5 years and this was our first visit. We very much enjoyed our meal. We started with a side order of quinoa/tabouleh and foie gras mushrooms. Both small dishes were very tasty. We especially enjoyed the quinoa/tabouleh. For our...More

Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here for a birthday dinner, and it was excellent. The dishes were unique and very tasty. We tried a few small portions, and they were indeed small, but were so delicious and totally worth it. Our waiter was polite, friendly and very hard working,...More

Thank CharmingPanda
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food market is a consistently good restaurant. Be prepared for a loud and boisterous atmosphere, and always with good food. The creative menu and consistently good food makes this one of our favorite restaurants in Baltimore.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite restaurant in Baltimore. The food is great and it is also a fun place to meet friends.

Thank WorldTravelerBalt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love The Food Market. We usually make a reservation for 2, but have also showed up without a reservation and sat with strangers at the large communal table and had a great time eating great food and meeting new people. The open view of...More

Thank KellyNicoleP5
Reviewed January 27, 2018

We went on a Saturday and had brunch. I had the Smokey bowl which was really good. My wife had the egg white omelette and she really enjoyed it. We also had the Brussels sprouts and bacon appetizer and they were good. Our waiter was...More

Thank jghodge911
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We made our first visit during Restaurant Week. It was during that very cold spell so we took advantage of complimentary valet. The hallway was a bit tight with folks coming and going and wearing lots of extra cold weather gear. But they put up...More

1  Thank Todd H
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

In my experience “restaurant week” can be a hit or miss. This was definitely a hit! Went to celebrate my birthday with a few girlfriends and we had an amazing experience. The beef Wellington poppers stole the show. This appetizer isn’t always on the menu,...More

Thank travelaton28
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Have come here a few times with mixed results. First time was just so-so, but we were drawn back a second time by some newer menu options, and they definitely redeemed themselves a bit. Overall, the food and cocktails are tasty, but nothing memorable per...More

Thank Jason G
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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
Breakfast, 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
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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