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Desert Rose Cafe

42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
+1 301-223-6400
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited with a group staying nearby and biking on the nearby trail. Generally everyone was happy with their food choice although the waitress didn't quite get the orders correct. She cheerfully corrected her mistakes and provided some advice on the trails in the area...More

Thank jtsattler1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to have a nice, different menu to sit and eat, relax, talk. It's easy to get to know the people who work and own The Desert Rose. It's very home town.

Thank adwine46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rose is a real (and wonderfully nice) person who splits time between her Cafe and running a shuttle service for bicyclists (oh, and she has an ice cream shop across the street. We stopped in for a post Smokin Toad, after-dinner coffee. The Cafe has...More

Thank nw-1954
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were riding the C&O Canal and discovered this little cafe. We ended up going to our hotel and returning to the cafe for dinner. The food was great, and there were lots of options for folks on special diets.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We love the quaint little Desert Rose Cafe for a quick & light or hardy meal. Their rice & beans soup is a favorite. They are aware of what gluten free really means and will help guide you to a great selection. The g/f chocolate...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Food and drink are always fresh and good....Rose is special....Alan is 'special' too....A fun place with atmosphere.

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 3 August 2018

great sandwiches, Great service great prices Bike repair stuff available for bikers. clean spacious. .

Thank hlh2020
Reviewed 2 August 2018

My friend and I had lunch here after kayaking on Conococheague Creek. We shared a red bean and rice soup of the day and a veggie panini. Nice selection of sandwiches, plenty of inside seating, very friendly staff. Also, they sell home made cookies at...More

Thank crocuslover
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I was biking the C&O canal for the first time and stopped here for lunch. I was moving my heavy bike over to the bike rack and made the mistake of lifting it by my seat, and it broke off. I thought my trip was...More

Thank jb2891
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here after our bike trip to Williamsport. They allowed us to change out of our wet rainy bike cloths and the food was excellent. Staff was very friendly to cyclists and knowledgeable about the area. Perfect place to stop on your C and O...More

Thank Gbedogne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 301-223-6400
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