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Desert Rose Cafe

42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
+1 301-223-6400
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (11 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

The menu had a lot of choices of freshly made sandwiches, salads and soups. The staff was very friendly and attentive. There also was a large choice of homemade dessert baked goods and local ice cream. The prices were very reasonable. The lending library was...More

Thank aikarp
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Although this is the ONLY game in town, it is nevertheless, a delight. We stop here whenever we're passing through on the towpath. Great homemade soups and sandwiches, comfy environment, vegan options!

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great place to eat breakfast, lunch or dinner. They have a lot of health alternatives. The owners are friendly and service excellent.

Thank RangerDan
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Four of us ate here when we rode the C & O Towpath. This is one of maybe three restaurants close to the towpath. The front of this business offers snack items for sale and the restaurant is at the back. They offer a wide...More

Thank LovetoWalk51
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch on our way in to elmwood farm B and B. Great spot. Fun service. Ate pb&j. It was great. Loved the stop over.

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch while on bike trip from Pittsburgh to DC. Owner's a delight, as are all the staff. We visit this charming little restaurant every time we pass thru while cycling the C & O. Bike racks out front, air pumps, and when...More

Thank G S
Reviewed 27 September 2016

stopped here for lunch while on bike ride from Pitt to DC. It was a hot day and it was steep uphill to get to Desert Rose but it was nice place with good, reasonably priced food. And they filled our water bottles with ice...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great little place. I stop for an early supper on the way from the C&O up to the motel. Hint, go over to the ice cream shop on the other corner(same owner) so you can have dessert first.

Thank Ledge C
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great breakfast and pastries. Nice selection of gluten free items and they even make oatmeal to order. Excellent coffee. They cater to cyclists by having bike pumps, tubes, water bottle fills, etc.

Thank dhruid
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Desert Rose! Yes, that's her given name. She describes her parents as "hippies", When she was born - in the desert - her parents chose her name: "Desert Rose". She's a delight, as are all the staff. We residents of Williamsport visit this charming little...More

Thank Ann F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
08:00 - 08:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 301-223-6400
  • E-mail
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