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Donna's - Cross Keys

1115 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Great for Lunch (19)
  • Casual (16)
  • Neighborhood Gem (16)
From its roots as Baltimore's leading coffee bar/cafe, Donna's Cross Keys has evolved to offering a full restaurant menu with fresh, inventive, Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Enjoy your meal with some of our premium wines, innovative cocktails or craft beers.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Italian, Mediterranean, American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 11:00am; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(410) 532-7611
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Ian Standford
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Donna's is well done for it's sandwich and salad platters, and can also cater any level of luncheon or dinner party
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Cross street
Northern Parkway
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Parking details
Lots of private lot parking immediately in front of restaurant, with ample handicapped parking
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Bar Dining, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Donna's- Cross Keys offers room for private dining that can accommodate a variety of gatherings from cocktail events to full sit down dinners. Our restaurant is great for hosting birthday parties, wedding rehearsals, business luncheons and many other events.

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What 1115 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Connected with middle school friend! Great time wonderful waitress!

AndyF (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

All was great, but Open Table should have let us know that there was a fixed price menu.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I always enjoy eating at Donnas. Yje food is generally excellent and all of the people who serve you are pleasant and very informative.
I love the variety of dishes that are offered and the thoughtful way the ingredients and the combination of the vegetables and main courses are put together. It's always nice seeing either Alan or Donna because they great each customer with warmth and gratitude for eating at their restaurant.

Our Valentine's day meal was extremely good. We look forward to eating there in the future!

vipsuburbandoctorandmom (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great. Place to go with multiple generations. Looked like other tables also had dinner with grandma. Food is fresh and something for everyone.

vipSteve (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Needed food middle of afternoon for 11 people; 2:30 reservation . They were great and waitstaff Teresa super!

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Delicious! Strongly recommend the brunch. Great food for a good price.

JBob (Baltimore)
3.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

We had the meatloaf (excellent) steak salad (Underwhelming as to flavor and amount of steak) and two pork belly burgers (several chunks of fat in the pork belly). Coffee beverages were outstanding as was the service.

vipoffthehook (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Awesome meal with family and friends. Granny Smith salad with grilled chicken, perfect light, healthy lunch. Skipped desserts, didn't need the calories. They look great.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

I was meeting an old friend who I hadn’t seen in years. Donna's offered us the perfect place to catch up. The server was patient and not intrusive. Once he figured out we were going to be slow, he let us be but was there when we needed something. Really excellent. The food was, as always very good, with the tomato bisque eliciting an “ooh, this is good” from my New York friend. Donna (and staff), you hit it out of the ballpark!

Patsy (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was great. Go to Donna’s regularly and it is never disappointing.

vipJill (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

We got together with old friends we haven’t seen in years. The menu was great as everyone chose very different things. All the meals were absolutely delicious and everyone was happy with what they had selected.
The server was phenomenal: very pleasant, knowledgeable, and attentive and friendly.
We had a great evening with great food in a friendly and comfortable surrounding.
Thank you!

Joanmargaret (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

My friends and I go to Donna's frequently. I love the calamari, and my friends frequently get the salmon and trout dishes. But there are also many good meat plates also. The food is excellent and moderately priced. Good job Donna!

Flyby72 (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Used Opentable to reserve a table for 6 at Donna's. I had never been there before so I looked up the address on Google maps and got the basic idea of how to get there. It was chilly that evening but found the place with little trouble and there was plenty of parking available right outside the door. The main entrance has a double door vestibule so that the cold air didn't rush into the restaurant every time the door was opened. I was greeted warmly by the hostess and shown to our table which was prepared and waiting. Our waiter was Griffin and he went over the specials for the night and retrieved drinks for the table. I ordered off of the specials menu and had the mushroom soup and the blackened catfish linguine which was very good with a little cajun kick. Didn't care quite as much for the mushroom soup but it was fine. The atmosphere was on the dressy side of casual but didn't feel out of place with nice jeans and a button down shirt.

Overall I enjoyed the evening with my family very much. I had a table near the door but never felt drafty. The noise level was very acceptable for family conversation.

CharmCityDiner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Donna’s food is consistently good. We had apple crisp for desert that was outstanding.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
1.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

Awful restaurant. Shrimp was spoiled. The waitress told me they serve fresh pasta, but she lied. Ruined my anniversary.

Cocoamom (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 12, 2018

A group of us go to Donna's once a month for our book group

vipFitguy67 (Denver)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

The Sunday brunch was amazingly wonderful. I’m vegan and had several options to eat off the brunch buffet. The wait staff was attentive and friendly. The space was very tight and it was bit cumbersome to go back and forth to the buffet. I would definitely visit again when back in the area!

Anonimous (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

The food was very good. The service was outstanding, the person waiting on us listened and executed all my requests. Beer selection could be better, the wine was fine. It was a very cold Saturday night, but the restaurant was very warm and cozy. The noise level is a little high for a romantic dinner or conversation, but it was fine for us. The location is perfect, safe and having parking is a wonderful advantage. Will return

PamelaS (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been to a lot of recommended restaurants, but always return toDonna's with friends, family or just the two of us for a most delicious and lovely dinner.

OpenTable Diner (Baltimore)
4.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Donna's is great for everyday dining. A bright and friendly atmosphere. There are a variety of offerings and the food is served quickly. We really enjoyed the eggplant and calamari appetizers.