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The Food Market

1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
+1 410-366-0606
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“pretzels” (20 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviews (288)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Food Market came up on my Open Table app with highly rated reviews. The restaurant does have a Valet Parking service free of charge which one should take advantage given parking on the area may be a challenge. The waitress was very friendly and...More

Thank jahsan1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I loved the Food Market. Go hungry, though because the entrees are kind of heavy. It's loud, but that's because the food is great and it's a fun place. I recommend the cocktails too. Not sure I could handle dessert here, maybe...More

Thank laurierosen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although I have enjoyed amazing dinners here, on this occasion I stopped in after 11PM to get a late meal. Wait staff was very accommodating, and food was prepared as well as any time of the day. Had the lobster roll which was very good...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Food Market was the choice for this month's Girls' Night. Although we were looking forward to it, we were concerned that it would not live up to the hype. Now we can relax and look forward to our next visit! We each ordered two...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I just happened to pick this restaurant and was lucky to get a reservation on a beautiful Sunday morning. The service was very good. The donut holes a big surprise and yummy! Drinks were interesting and excellent. And, the food was outstanding. I can't wait...More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

As a Baltimore native, I was unaware of this Hampden gem until recently. It was our "girls lunch" and this was the restaurant selected. The restaurant is a bit loud, but the drinks were delicious and the food quite tasty. As we ordered drinks, our...More

Thank HarlemGirly
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Food Market is a hot destination for creatively prepared food and an active bar scene in Hampden. It's one of those places that just has great vibes and everyone seems to be having a good time. We visited with friends on a Saturday evening,...More

Thank casallese
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I had never heard of Huevos Carnitas, but pulled pork on a toasted tortilla with scrambled eggs and home fries makes a memorable brunch with a glass of viognier. The bean burger was delicious with matchstick fries. The papa johntay, a flatbread with scrambled eggs,...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

5th time here and it is outstanding. Every dish is exquisite. Fish, meat, wine, the works. The staff are superb. Go. It's great.

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We stopped here by chance on a Sunday evening and couldn't have been happier. Jermaine, our server was extremely helpful in giving us suggestions off of the menu, which had so many offerings. We opted for about 9 small plates, instead of entrees and were...More

Thank Kevin S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kathy B
yes, how about parking facilities?
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
Does the Food Market have a happy hour?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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.