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Desert Rose Cafe

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42 N Conococheague St, Williamsport, MD 21795-1004
+1 301-223-6400
08:00 - 08:00
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Good soup & sandwiches, friendly staff, low prices. We were able to take our time during lunch allowing us to catch up with no hassle to leave.

Thank Diane L
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This café is quaint and down to earth. They have great coffee and an eclectic decor. Also friendly, small town people.

Thank rickety1985
Richmond, Virginia
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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 an added plus. We had 4 in our party and all of us would definitely... More 

Thank aikarp
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 reviews
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
Sonora, ca
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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
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231 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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 selection of Signature and Vegetarian sandwiches along with salads, soups and some breakfast items. Fun... More 

Thank LovetoWalk51
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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261 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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 its time to leave they fill your bottles with ICE cold water. The food is... More 

Thank G S
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 water!

Thank Bill R
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?