Restaurants, Cafés, & Bars

Alchemy • 1011 W. 36th St.

410.366.1163 | |

Michael Matassa and Debi Bell-Matassa create a fresh innovative menu daily. Custom designed catering, hand-crafted desserts, amazing wines, artisan beers, inspiring brunch!

Atomic Books • 3616-3620 Falls Rd.

410.662.4444 | |

“Literary Finds for Mutated Minds!” Baltimore’s legendary, award-winning, independent bookstore now in it’s 22nd year. Specializing in zines, comics, literary fiction, art publications, strange ephemera, and now serving beer and wine.

Birroteca • 1520 Clipper Rd.

443.708.1934 | |

Restaurant featuring 24 craft beers on tap, artisan pizzas, farm-to-table modern Italian small plates and pastas.

Blue Pit BBQ • 1601 Union Ave.

443.948.5590 | |

Neighborhood BBQ joint and American whiskey bar focusing on long-cooked smoked meats, classic sides with a twist, craft beers and cocktails – with outdoor seating.

Cafe Cito • 3500 Chestnut Ave.

443.682.9701 | |

A small café serving Spanish-inspired cuisine and pouring Stumptown coffee. BYOB dinner – first Fridays and Saturdays.

Cafe Hon • 1002 W. 36th St.

410.243.1230 | |

A Baltimore landmark featuring home-style cooking and homemade pie. Hon Bar features live music. Home of HonFest.

Corner Charcuterie Bar • 850 W. 36th St.

443.869.5075 | |

Relaxing cocktail gathering hole with an adventurous menu. Game room in the back where you can always join in–foosball, darts, backgammon. Small-batch libations, tinder friendly.

Dangerously Delicious Pies • 810 W. 36th St.

410.522.PIES (7437) Option 2 | |

Rock and Roll meets Pie! Sweet Pies, savory pies, quiches, coffee, and espresso. Eat in or carry out. Enjoy our outside seating. BYOB.

De Kleine Duivel • 3602 Hickory Ave. |

Belgian Beer Hall and Genever Bar. Over 150 Belgian beers. Authentic Belgian food — fries, mussels, waffles, cheese, charcuterie, pate, chocolate and more. Live music weekly.

Dylan’s Oyster Cellar • 3601 Chestnut Ave.

443.803.4341 |

Raw bar on 36th & Chestnut Ave with a full bar. Opens December!

Golden West Cafe • 1105 W. 36th St.

410.889.8891 | |

Serving Southwestern cuisine with a full bar featuring 60+ beers and specialty cocktails. Early morning/late night eats and espresso from the take-out window!

Grano • 1031 W. 36th St. & 3547 Chestnut Ave

443.869.3429 (Pasta Bar) & 443.438.7521 | |

Enjoy great Italian food in the heart of historic Hampden: traditional, authentic recipes produced with natural local ingredients, including vegetarian and non-gluten pastas. Carry out available.

Harmony Bakery • 3446 Chestnut Ave.

410.235.3870 | |

A gluten-free vegetarian bakery specializing in baked goods as well as savory items such as soups, salads and tarts.

Holy Frijoles • 908 W. 36th St.

410.235.BEAN |

Addictive Mexican fare and an award-winning bar with over 75 tequilas and mezcals. Now serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Live entertainment/pinball. Est. 1996.

King’s Pizza and Subs • 907 W. 36th St.

410.889.3663 | |

“Food fit for a king.” Pizza, Italian, American, Mediterranean cuisine. Proudly serving delicious food for over 20 years. Family-owned.

Le Garage Beer Bar & Frites • 911 W. 36th St.

410.243.6300 | |

A hardworking neighborhood bar, restaurant and attached gourmet frites shop. Approachable French cuisine and savory frites. Multitude of creative dipping sauces and an eclectic list of 14 draft beers.

Luigi’s Italian Deli • 846 W. 36th St.

443.438.4195 | |

Sandwiches and panini sliced to order. Antipasti and prepared items, meats and cheeses by the pound. Catering available. Come in and eat!

Ma Petite Shoe Cafe + Shop • 830-832 W. 36th St.

410.235.3442 |

A fun menu of espresso drinks and both savory and sweet crêpes. Vegan and gluten-free options. Next to Ma Petite Shoe, award-winning shoes and chocolate from around the world. Exquisite accessories slippers, socks and jewelry.

Play Café Baltimore • 3400 Chestnut Ave.

410.469.9784 | |

A coffeehouse, café and play space for children, all in one. A gathering space for the Hampden community.

Rocket to Venus • 3360 Chestnut Ave.

410.235.7887| |

A fun, award-winning restaurant and bar serving an eclectic dinner and brunch menu. 12 drafts and over 35 whiskeys and bourbons. Large outdoor patio.

The Art House • 1115 W. 36th St.

443.438.7700 |

Wood-fired pizza, bar and gallery offering hand-tossed artisanal pizza, a variety of small plates and salads. Works from local artists for sale.

The Charmery • 801 W. 36th St.

410.814.0493 | |

An independent ice cream shop featuring their own handcrafted ice cream. They focus on the flavors that make Baltimore delicious!

The Food Market • 1017 W. 36th St.

410.366.0606 | |

Focusing on approachable, serious comfort food, in a smartly designed industrial-modern space. Serving brunch Fri-Sun, and dinner nightly!

Union Craft Brewing • 1700 Union Ave./ D

410.467.0290 | |

Craft brewery and tap room making fine ales and lagers in the heart of Baltimore City. Open to the public Thu-Fri, 5-8pm and Sat 1-4pm.

Zissimos Bar • 1023 W. 36th St.

410.467.4707 | |

A neighborhood bar on “The Avenue” since 1930. Second floor features improv and stand-up comedy as well as live music. Family-owned for 85 years.