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SoBo Cafe

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6 W Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230-3716
+1 410-752-1518
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to eat at Sobo on a wine Wednesday-- lived getting a good bottle of wine with dinner for a reasonable price. Staff was friendly and we had great service. Food was very good-- loved the French onion soup. I really enjoyed my visit.

Thank Melissa N
Laguna Niguel, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice and both times were very impressed with the quality and the flavors of a diverse menu. Very friendly service as well.

Thank DeAnna P
Evansville, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Bottom line food VERY good, very good service,good size portions. We are from the Midwest but SOBO is my daughter's family go to restaurant. When we visit again we will definitely go back. Don't pass this around! I don't want it to become more popular than it is

Thank Debbie4442013
New York
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. Wonderful assortment of creative food. (Not outrageous like some places, but definitely different.) Good service. Great place.

Thank Hal013
Woodstock, Maryland
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We came here before the Ravens game, and really enjoyed it! Helpful attentive service, good food, good drinks and reasonably priced! Would definitely recommend this place, and will definitely be back.

Thank MKWarden
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Truly excellent food and very accommodating and friendly staff - enjoyed both an excellent dinner and brunch while in Baltimore for a Ravens game.

Thank rab1776
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Fantastic food, reasonable prices and friendly and attentive staff! Made reservations for brunch prior to the Army/Navy game based on on-line reviews - we were not disappointed. Easy walk from M&T Stadium. Cozy, warm, friendly and lots of natural light! Our table was ready when we walked in. Steven took excellent care of us! The receptionist, manager and the gentleman... More 

Thank VaCruz
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

My mouth was very pleased after our visit. Ted took excellent care of us. This was our first dining experience in Baltimore. We would frequently visit this place if it were in our home neighborhood! Do yourself a favor and have dinner there.

Thank BFW3
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This was our first time to SoBo, and we will be sure it's not our last. We arrived at 6 p.m. on a cold, rainy Saturday night, and were seated immediately at a cozy window table. Drinks from the interesting and extensive menu were on our table within minutes, and the first round of appetizers followed not long after that.... More 

Thank krisluke
Gainesville, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Despite stepping into SoBo on a busy Friday night, I was immediately greeted with a friendly and warm welcome and told a wait for a seat at the bar would be 10 minutes. Once seated, I was given the individual attention as if I was at a private table. I ordered the hummus to start which is definitely a must... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $30
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 W Cross St, Baltimore, MD 21230-3716
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 410-752-1518
We pride ourselves on preparing our from-scratch menu with fresh seasonal ingredients and a whole lot of flavor.

Our cozy, intimate dining room is the perfect setting to enjoy a seasonal dish and a glass of carefully chosen wine or beer. A favorite among neighbors and visitors, we go out of our way to make everyone feel at home.

Weather permitting; delight in dining al fresco at one of our outdoor tables. We serve lunch daily, brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, dinner seven days and “SoBo Hour” at the bar and outdoor tables Monday through Friday, 5 pm to 7 pm.

We’re a short walk from the stadiums and the inner harbor.

SoBo Cafe follows sustainable practices by composting food waste and by recycling glass, metal, plastic & paper products.

We look forward to your next visit.

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