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Nice little area with lots of traffic!

Hampden never fails to disappoint with its abundance of eateries. So many, so good, so little time... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
Fun, quirky shopping and eating

The Hamden neighborhood is worth a visit. Great inexpensive restaurants like Golden West Cafe, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hampden never fails to disappoint with its abundance of eateries. So many, so good, so little time! Was excited to come through and see the Christmas lights as we do every year. Not so many this year, many houses for sale along 34th street. Still,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hamden neighborhood is worth a visit. Great inexpensive restaurants like Golden West Cafe, and wonderful shops like Milagro, that carries fair trade clothing and jewelry. Wine bars, coffee shops and antiques abound. So much fun!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cphym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family tradition is to go to the Miracle on 34th Street right after Thanksgiving. That way, we are able to drive down the street. (Later in December, they close off the road to car traffic.) It really does put you in the Christmas spirit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lpMaggi713
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads of fun shops and restaurants. Make sure you go at Christmas, too. One block is known for its outrageous decorations.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Renee Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a destination as much as it is a real part of Baltimore. It still embodies the qualities that made Baltimore such a great place to live. A relatively safe and walkable area, you can wander around and experience the local businesses that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jamesd1030
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Walk the christmas lights, have brunch at The Golden West, grab a gourmet ice cream at The Charmery and shop the fun & funky 'Avenue'.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OakSpringFarm
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a famous local neighborhood with shops lining 2 streets. And not the kind of shops you'd find in the mall. These are different and unusual. Every holiday the houses on 34th shine with thousands of lights.

Date of experience: December 2017
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Hampden is an interesting neighborhood in North Baltimore. Formerly a village rooted in the mill industry it has transitioned into a semi-hip neighborhood with lots of art galleries, interesting shops and restaurants. Because of the dramatic "gentrification" that has occurred in the area over the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Baltoborn
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Our kids live here - this place is awesome. Similar to Boston or Portland’s Old Port. Has a nice eclectic feel to it - no “Midwest boring” here.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank oldestreviewer
Reviewed 28 August 2018

When we planned our visit to Baltimore we knew we wanted to stay in the iconic Hampden neighborhood. There are lots of fun and funky shops on "The Avenue" as well as plenty of food and drink options. Whether you decide to stay in Hampden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank curlyheadAsheville
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We took an uber
12 December 2016|
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Response from RudiOnTheGo | Reviewed this property |
sorry I didn't see your question last week. Most places can handle a table for 8. I would go to the Café Hun, though very busy they have large tables, good service, kid friendly, and a family friendly menu.
16 August 2015|
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Colonnade, hopkins inn, radisson