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The Food Market

1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
+1 410-366-0606
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“pretzels” (21 reviews)
“street tacos” (11 reviews)
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1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great meal and service at the Food Market. Our waitress was attentive and informative on menu items. I made a meal out of small plates (lamb and brussel sprouts) while my husband had the Wagu steak. We also had a side of charred...More

Thank S&P-Together
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a loud, friendly, high-fat place (I'm sure lower-fat items were offered, but I managed not to notice them). Went for Sunday brunch and the place was packed -- we had a reservation. Server was friendly and fun and although the place was incredibly...More

Thank Illysa I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food Narket continues to be one of my favorite local restaurants. Although the environment is rather noisy, you can always count on a great meal. Starting with fried pickles with your cocktail, whether you choose seafood or steaks, the meals are always prepared just right...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a busy Sunday after a Zoo run. Food came very quickly and was ok. Potatoes were way over salted. 2 breakfast dishes, one juice and 2 coffees went over $50. Maybe I will try again when they aren't in a rush...

1  Thank Sandi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Food Market is excellent in every way-Unbelievable food-presentation and preparation of the food is excellent. Great bar scene-,A little noisy, but that is minor compared to all the pluses

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were cruising the Avenue on Sunday to find an interesting place to brunch. While we had always enjoyed dining at the Food Market, we had never checked out their brunch menu. We were delighted to find a long list of really interesting dishes that...More

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent. The smokey bowl is delicious. We ordered the blueberry pancakes appetizer for my kids. Two of the 3 pancakes were raw in the middle (so gross). If you can't cook a pancake- I'm nervous about everything else! My husband had the tacos...More

Thank Liza215
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Located in the trendy and up and coming Hampden hood, I came here for dinner. It's an industrial interior with a nice bar . The bartender suggested I go with the pistachio crusted lamb rack served with white bean puree, sautéed baby kale, balsamic vinegar....More

Thank KidLove
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Came for brunch and glad we did. Great food! Highly recommend the avocado toast (avocado, poached egg, smoked salmon on ciabatta). Good coffee. Basil lemonade cocktail very refreshing. Reasonable prices. Delicious bowl of piping hot donut holes served while we waited. If we lived nearby,...More

Thank VermontMama3
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. Location is off the beaten tourist path. Appears to be a locals favorite. Reasonable prices and fantastic cocktails. I'll definitely go back next time I am in Baltimore.

Thank Bluevans-surfs
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Kathy B
9 November 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
23 March 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
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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