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Carma's Cafe

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3120 Saint Paul St, Ste 7, Baltimore, MD 21218-3856
+1 410-243-5200
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hampstead, Maryland
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123 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Yes the food is pretty good but there is nothing else good about this hole in the wall. The place is always short staffed and you wait forever to get service or to get your food. Dishes not very clean either. The other issue is that the owner (Mike) is consistently rude to his employees in front of customer's so... More 

1 Thank TriziaC
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198 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016

I’ve forgotten how busy coffee shops can be in the middle of the day – especially when they serve food this good. There was a long line to order - which gave me plenty of time to check out the menu. They have a lot more choices than what is written on the wall of ceramic plates. It’s laminated and... More 

Thank eatingcharmcity
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331 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We frequent this place because the service and food is always reliable. (If you go during busy times, there is a bit of a wait...but understandable.) The staff work really hard to serve people in a very tight prep space, with often long lines from the Hopkins crowd. The frittatas are always good, the soups too. Lots of vegetarian options.... More 

Thank Pannipannini
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138 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016

This is a perfect cafe in the city: you walk down into it and its very small. They are a permanent and changing menu with scrumptious coffee. They have oatmeal, bagels, frittatas and my favorite: Apple and Brie Sandwich. It also a great place to meet people or read/study.

Thank Sami L
Brooklyn, New York
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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We have eaten here a couple of times, as the cafe is close to the JHU campus and it was a convenient place to eat lunch after visiting our son. The cafe serves fresh dishes made on premises. Their quiches are delicious and their sandwiches are very good.

Thank Julie J
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

An absolutely amazing lunch spot. Although it's very small it has a lot of options for great meals and incredible coffee. We were in town for our niece's graduation from Johns Hopkins University. She recommended it and treated us to a great great lunch. I'm a vegetarian and had the special that was on the wall (plate) which was an... More 

Thank Pamela M
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Came here because it's close to the hospital (Medstar Union Memorial). Great coffee & decent food. Healthy options too.

Thank Leslie W
Baltimore, MD
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2015

Made from the freshest ingredients Carma and Michael consitently put out very tasty food at decent prices. Tonight we had bean soup and sloppy joes and they were outsatnding. We always have one of their homemade baked desertsand tonight we decided to have the black bottoms and the chocolate macaroons...outsatnding!

Thank jceby2002
Baltimore, Maryland
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed December 8, 2015

Good food, bargain prices, cool if you like cozy spaces or outside dining, relaxed people. Near the Hopkins campus, so folks don't get their feathers ruffled by sharing tables. You stand in line to order, and may have to bus your own table, but the food is good, the prices great...and atmosphere totally relaxed.

Thank Del P
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed November 4, 2015

Great place for spring and autumn, when you can hangout in the beautiful outside tables. Great for coffee, but also nice brunch spot. Try the meatball sub!

Thank MemiMercau

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 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: 3120 Saint Paul St, Ste 7, Baltimore, MD 21218-3856
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-243-5200

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