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The Food Market

1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
+1 410-366-0606
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“pretzels” (20 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviewed yesterday

This wasn't our original restaurant of choice for the evening, but so glad it worked out that way! I've been following them on Instagram for awhile now, and so happy that I finally got to eat there! When we first got seated, I was boggled...More

Thank MrsLyons0420
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had brunch in this jamming place. Busy and fun. The food and service was great too. Great all around experience.

Thank Edmund1020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a local hotspot located in the Hampden area. Thankfully they have free valet parking, otherwise parking in that area can be a bugbear. The entrance is small and the waiting area can quickly get crowded. Strongly recommend reservations - we went there on...More

Thank Rhyncus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inventive menu with plenty of great dishes to share. Service was good and the atmosphere is fun and upbeat.

Thank BernardBaltimore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First I'm surprised the Food Market was ousted as #21 in the rankings. The is a top 5 Baltimore restaurant for locals, foodies, and out of towners. The place is located on the Avenue in trendy Hamden neighborhood. The food never disappoints. Don't get fooled...More

Thank cnotyepb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice upscale space. Service was good. Brunch crowd young and energetic. Coffee good. Food selection interesting, but preparation was at best sloppy. Omelets ok for a fast food diner, but not ok for the prices they were charging. If "fine" food is what you want,...More

3  Thank Getawaynow20005
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all loved this restaurant. There were classic dishes with a yummy twist. Service was very good. Water was refilled constantly. We enjoyed this place a lot.

Thank mhs2010
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The Food Market came up on my Open Table app with highly rated reviews. The restaurant does have a Valet Parking service free of charge which one should take advantage given parking on the area may be a challenge. The waitress was very friendly and...More

Thank jahsan1965
Reviewed 6 May 2017

My husband and I loved the Food Market. Go hungry, though because the entrees are kind of heavy. It's loud, but that's because the food is great and it's a fun place. I recommend the cocktails too. Not sure I could handle dessert here, maybe...More

Thank laurierosen
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Although I have enjoyed amazing dinners here, on this occasion I stopped in after 11PM to get a late meal. Wait staff was very accommodating, and food was prepared as well as any time of the day. Had the lobster roll which was very good...More

Thank Edward B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kathy B
yes, how about parking facilities?
9 November 2015|
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Response from Crabcakes_Football | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking, but we used the valet they offered
Craig H
Does the Food Market have a happy hour?
22 March 2015|
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Response from NCJustMe | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but we ate at the bar and it was great
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
05:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
    (The Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-366-0606
  • E-mail
The Food Market focuses on approachable, really good food, in a smartly designed industrial-modern space, featuring an open kitchen. Award-winning Chef Chad Gauss’ value-driven menu offers our guests a complete dining experience, by combining recognizable ingredients with unparalleled technique. The Food Market strives to provide real good service, in a comfortable environment, where our staff & diners can be themselves. We invite you to come relax, enjoy, and allow us to do what we do best, for you. Located on the Avenue in Hampden, and open every night, The Food Market serves brunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm. Dinner is served on Sunday – Thursday from 5pm – 11pm, and on Friday & Saturday from 5pm- 12am. Valet-Parking provided at no cost. Up to par, down to earth.
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