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Desert Cafe - CLOSED

1605 Sulgrave Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209-3670
+1 410-367-5808
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (12 reviews)
“quesadilla” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1605 Sulgrave Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209-3670
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We decided on a whim to go here. We walked in without a reservation and it wasn't a problem. The decorations are lovely for this small place- it only has 7-8 tables. BYOB. The humus sampler was delicious. After that the food was average (and...More

Thank Nina U
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I found this wonderful place by chance. We were hungry and there it was. Love it so much. I have been back many many times. We also bring friends there to introduce them to this wonderful little place.

Thank BaltimoreNewYorker
Reviewed 19 February 2016

My first visit, did not know what to expect. Small, eclectic, charming, and cozy feel. The service and food were wonderful. Being allowed to bring our own wine made it even more special. After most of the patrons left, the owner (Janine) came out to...More

1  Thank Ernestine S
Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you're looking for a place to eat a leisurely dinner and relax and talk to friends, this is it. It's BYOB which is fine with me since I don't have to pay double the price to drink my favorite bottle of wine. The food...More

Thank BriardM0m
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Be warned that parking in the area is limited. The interior is small, and the tables are quite close together. Some seats are not very comfortable. The bathroom makes an airplane facility feel big. Now onto the food... The hummus sampler had three creative choices...More

Thank westernfb
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Great food and service. Owner/chef/hostess Janine does a wonderful job. She is very welcoming. The Salmon dish is to die for. We enjoyed her kabobs as well. Bring your own wine.

Thank 26Gail
Reviewed 4 February 2015

This little restaurant has recently undergone a transformation under a new owner-Janine. Try the Spanikopita either entree or appetizer....OMG. The tsaziki that comes with is house-made, fresh and yummy! We've also had the salmon which was perfectly prepared and served over rice or concous. Another...More

Thank erbprinz
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I have been going to this restaurant for years and always look forward to a great Mediterranean lunch. As soon as I walked in, I knew something was different. The decor has been updated and the upstairs is completely decorated in a very chic, warm...More

Thank LisaK05
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

We absolutely love Desert Cafe. Great ambiance, and great takeout. Blake Wollman runs a great restaurant and his hummus (wild pea hummus) is sold all over and comes in the coolest flavors - everything from a classic garlic to PB&J and other highly innovative flavors....More

Thank moorthyr
Reviewed 19 October 2014

The former owners were very good, and the new one is even better. The menu is varied, and the food - hummus, babagannush, lentil soup, among so many choices fragrant and satisfying. The deserts are beautiful, and taste better than they look. The coffee was...More

Thank gypsumm
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1605 Sulgrave Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209-3670
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Mt. Washington
  • Neighbourhood: Mt. Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 410-367-5808
  • E-mail
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