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Open Door Cafe - CLOSED

Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
18 Feb 2015
“Sorely missed...”
13 Feb 2015
“A terrific little bistro that has, unfortunately, closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2015

Family owned and managed, caring staff, good foods, great service. Enjoyed several visits, mostly business, some with family or social. Regretfully had to close... rumored as a result of increased rent.

Thank Walt0406
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Very nice little bistro -- small and quiet, sometimes with live entertainment. Good meals in a nice atmosphere, which has closed its doors.

Thank DCStark
Reviewed 3 December 2014

So disappointed ... they closed without notice! The employees weren't even notified. I'm glad I didn't have a gift card.

Thank Dprest
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Was a nice local restaurant; however, they closed down September 15, 2014. Very sad :( especially for my family, two of my sons worked there. one for over five years. Don't think the owners have intentions of staying in the restaurant business

Thank summer2060
Reviewed 21 August 2014

we had breakfast based on locals recommendations [we are new to the area]. we thought if as just OK but that is based on only one visit. they had a good croud

1  Thank Ldwdaw
Reviewed 27 July 2014

I had a very nice lunch with my son and got the chicken salad sandwich with side of greens. All was good. Weather, food and service were very good. I would recommend The Open Door Cafe to any family looking to get a meal that...More

Thank George F
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Yes, the atmosphere is lovely but the food is just average. So is the service. I don't think you should ever have to ask for more coffee during breakfast service but we had to. The only good thing I can say about the menu is...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Went there with family for lunch. Waited 10 minutes for the menus. Then another 5-7 minutes for the order to be placed. After that was taken, we were informed they were out of one item, so we reordered. Several minutes later we were informed that...More

2  Thank Mtngolfer_8
Reviewed 13 May 2014

My wife and I visited the Open Door Café (ODC) on May 9, 2014 for dinner. This was probably our fourth or fifth visit to ODC. We have not had a bad meal yet. My wife is a beef eater and has always ordered the...More

2  Thank Irate_11
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I had a horrible experience at open door cafe - the food took over an hour (3 tables that came in after us got served first) - the service was rude - the food served was wrong. Then, I spent an hour and wrote a...More

3  Thank Trout1022
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baltimore Pike, Bel Air, MD
    (Between S. Atwood Rd. and Veterans Memorial Hwy.)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bel Air
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