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Nora's Cafe & Bakery - CLOSED

8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
+1 410-461-6902
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible23%
15 Sep 2014
“This restaurant has closed”
30 Jan 2014
“Do not go for dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2014

Disappointed because I Ioved their cookies and coffee but alas it is gone, though their kabob restaurant us still open further west on Baltimore National Pike

Thank No_GPS_
Reviewed 30 January 2014

Where do I start? For those who like the bottom line up front (BLUF), it is just bad. Nora's has been a favorite for ordering cakes, so we decided, lets try it out for dinner one night. Bad idea. We ordered two pasta dishes, one...More

1  Thank SBRavens
Reviewed 10 December 2013

Having just had dinner here last weekend, I cannot image how it has any kind of numbered ranking on tripadvisor. I was meeting a friend in Columbia, we tend to choose Italian when we get together. This was #1 for italian food in the area....More

1  Thank Ms.Travels
Reviewed 20 September 2013

If you're looking for atmosphere this probably isn't the place for you. If you're looking for good italian food at a reasonable price then check out Nora Cafe and Bakery. The location is in a strip Mall between a furniture store and a liquor store....More

1  Thank Fishboy555
Reviewed 16 May 2013

This used to be one of our favorite neighborhood cafes for years, not anymore. Recently owners went through interior renovation and the place instantly lost its authentic "neighborhood" charm. Along with the renovation came a price hike. Everything is about 10-15% more expensive than it...More

2  Thank xrustall
Reviewed 12 May 2013

My husband and I went for breakfast on a Sunday. I ordered the California omelette and my husband ordered a Western omelette. While waiting for our omelette's we got our coffee. My coffee had grinds floating in it and my husband's coffee was lukewarm. A...More

1  Thank HauntedTraveler100
Reviewed 27 February 2013

Had a great meal with my honey & friends. Love the new decor & variety of their menu. Have been going there for years & also find Nora's Kabab delightful.

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 29 January 2013

What a shock! I wasn't expecting this place to be anything notable, but we had an amazing experience. Everyone who worked there was very nice, although they only had one waitress in the entire restaurant, which was hopping! Needless to say, she was rather flustered,...More

Thank aag926
Reviewed 18 November 2012

I used to love Nora Cafe for breakfast- it was always packed on the weekends but no one minded as Nora, one of the owners, made a memorable breakfast. Didn't care for the dinners there when they expanded into that genre but breakfast was sacrosant....More

1  Thank winterfling
Reviewed 8 August 2012

My family and I were in Ellicott City for a few weeks, and ended up eating at Nora's for breakfast a few times. Food is basic, but they were able to accommodate my son's gluten and dairy allergies, which I really appreciated. What kept us...More

Thank ReginaKat
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8450 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043-3347
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-461-6902
Inside Nora Cafe & Bakery, housemade cakes and Italian-style cookies gather in the long, sloping pastry cases that line one side of the casual dining room. Referencing generations-old recipes, Nora’s team of bakers craft handmade dough to create fluffy, mouth-watering creations.
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