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Cafe Hon

€€ - €€€American, Cafe,
1002 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2415
+1 410-243-1230
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“turkey dinner” (2 reviews)
“coconut cake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub, Diner, Balti
€€ - €€€
1002 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2415
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1 - 10 of 156 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meh. Just meh. Adequate food, okay service. That’s about all I can say and will say. It’s bland. Unfortunate.

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Cafe Hon is a Baltimore institution, for good reason. It caters to a diverse clientele -- from Hopkins students and faculty to local folk from Hampden, a traditional Baltimore neighborhood. The menu offers a great selection, from fabulous crab dishes to steaks, as well as...More

Thank Chloesfriend
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Had a great time at Hon fest . An annual event in Baltimore-- Great street fare and the Cafe was fabulous.

1  Thank Jane P
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by to have lunch after a business meeting. The place was busy and they had a great selection on their menu. I love my sandwich. My teammates enjoyed their hamburgers. They desserts looked amazing unfortunately we didn't have room for one. I would...More

1  Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I like going into Hampden to eat out, lots of choices. Street parking is usually a bear, but we lucked out this day. We were there around 1pm and it was not crowded. I had 3 kids with me and they were happy with the...More

1  Thank mdgipsy
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I really enjoy coming here. The food is good, but the brunch drinks are even better. The margaritas seem larger than I'd expect and the Moscow mule has a really nice touch of ginger. Overall, the food is good. It doesn't stand out as excellent,...More

2  Thank QuixoticTravels
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I so wanted to love this place. Loved the look, service, but the food was lacking. I had the chicken pot pie and it was so incredibly over seasoned that I couldn't even eat it. I have never sent anything back and was hoping that...More

Thank MJ115
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Food was great!!! Loved the reuben fairly priced. However dessert not so much... I spent $10 on an ice cream sundae.... hmmm

Thank Victoria Z
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We were seated at table between kitchen and bathrooms. There were other tables available, but no one had bothered to clear them.We waited ten minutes, and no one came to take our order- even though the blonde manager [owner?] and members of the staff were...More

5  Thank Rick x
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Crab cakes are wonderful, Chicken Pot Pie is delicious and the Turkey Dinner is the bomb! Leave room for desserts as they are homemade and they go quickly. We usually reserve our desserts before we even order of dinner. Everything here is tasty and delicious!

1  Thank Cynthia M
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10 March 2015|
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Response from Wendy S | Property representative |
Thank you so much for your response. We spent a lot of time on that answer, making sure everything was correct. It is disheartening when people are mean-spirited, but we just keep smiling, and serving delicious food in a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Cafe, Bar, Pub, Diner, Balti
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2415
    (Roland Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-243-1230
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Cafe Hon established in 1992 has been a Baltimore tradition for 20 years.Located in Hampden a four block main street Cafe Hon feature comfort food,homemade pie and cakes, homemade hot fudge for sundaes and a variety of burgers and seafood.
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