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Cafe Hon

$$ - $$$
American, Cafe, Diner, Balti
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1002 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2415 (Roland Ave)
+1 410-243-1230
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Albany, New York
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed lunch at Cafe Hon recently. It's a good place to enjoy with friends or family with the standard sandwich menu. Service was good and the only drawback might be finding parking on 36th Street.

Thank TammerJack
Annapolis, Maryland
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove up to the Avenue for Christmas shopping and had to eat at Cafe Hon again. The food is still really good and our waiter Manny was very attentive. There was even a Christmas parade out front, it made for a really nice day.

Thank 4155fha
Greencastle, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten here several times over many years. Still interesting but losing it's local feeling and becoming more of a "tourist trap." Food is good but over priced for the kind of place it is, especially the desserts -- $6.99 for a piece of apple pie with good filling but "flour and water" crust or a slice of stale coconut... More 

Thank Paul P
Calabash, North Carolina
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

This place has a great atmosphere and neat location. The food we had was very average, maybe we ordered wrong, but i hate saying that. The service was very good up until it was time for the check, even though the number of patrons had declined. It took way to long to get the check and pay. Would only try... More 

Thank North_Carolina_T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Never been here herd about it. Took wife and wow the crab cake platter was the BEST crab I have ever had. The hot crab dip is to die for. Great little place and great staff. Very friendly and a wonderful place to eat.

Thank Chris P
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice place to eat really enjoyed it they have a small bar on the side.the service was a little slow but the food was great will definitely be back.

Thank Barbara T
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Writing this review is tough the apple crumb was amazing for dessert but the rest of the lunch was mundane supposed to iconic but really just an average meal. Fish and chips ok, crab soup and bisque both ok, the apple crumb dessert was transcendent however maybe caught them on an off day

Thank David M
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109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a great lunch/brunch place in this lovely neighborhood. I love to meet up with friends here.

Thank Sami L
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Nice atmosphere with good food and service. Feels like you are in a locals restaurant. Good crab cakes and salad with a nice variety of food to choose on the menu. All the food was very good and very nice portions

Thank Linda W
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We stopped here because we were in the area for another restaurant. We had already eaten dinner, but were drawn to Café Hon because of the cute exterior and we thought they might have desserts. We were right! The cakes and pies are delicious. The owner is so friendly and gave us travel tips of places to go in the... More 

Thank Goodtimesrus105

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Balti
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2415
    (Roland Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-243-1230
Cafe Hon established in 1992 has been a Baltimore tradition for 20 years.Located in Hampden a four block main street Cafe Hon feature comfort food,homemade pie and cakes, homemade hot fudge for sundaes and a variety of burgers and seafood.

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