SoBo Cafe

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$30 and under
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American
We pride ourselves on preparing our from-scratch menu with fresh ingredients and a whole lot of flavor. Our cozy, intimate dining room is the perfect setting to enjoy a seasonal dish and a glass of carefully chosen wine or beer. A perennial favorite among neighbors and visitors, we go out of our way to make everyone feel at home. We are gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan friendly.

We are a short walk from Camden Yards/Oriole Park & M&T/Ravens Stadium. We are very close to the Convention Center, Downtown & the Inner Harbor.

Specials

WINE WEDNESDAYS & SUNDAYS

$25 select bottles every Wednesday & Sunday

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: June 28, 2019

Ends: June 29, 2118

Availability: Sun 4:30PM-8:45PM
Wed 5:00PM-9:45PM

Pasta Mondays

House made pasta, side salad & house wine or local draft beer for $20!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: June 28, 2019

Ends: June 29, 2118

Availability: Mon 5:00PM-9:45PM

SOBO HAPPY HOUR AT THE BAR & OUTDOOR TABLES

Enjoy:
$5 sangria, draft beers &
house wines by the glass
$2, $4 & $5 select appetizers

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: June 28, 2019

Ends: June 29, 2118

Availability: Mon-Fri 5:00PM-7:00PM

What 773 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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TG
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great atmosphere!

JL
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great gluten free options and food was delicious! Highly recommend.

c
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food...classic cusine reimagined with great attention to detail. Staff is warm, welcoming, and hard working.

m
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We go to Sobo once a month for our book club and, most of us, several other times throughout the month. The food is exciting and frequently updated, as is the artwork. Sobo is somehow able to keep things both fresh and familiar and for that reason, it is a favorite spot for most neighbors.

AF
Baltimore
17 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What can I say? This iconic Fed Hill restaurant never fails to deliver the best meals in the area.

P
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 4

This is our routine before a Ravens game. Today’s experience was disappointing. Our initial request for cinnamon rolls was wrong. Only one of the two rolls was brought to our table. The second roll came only after several requests and 10 to 15 minutes later. Two orders of poached eggs were overcooked. The complementary bread never came. The coffee & tea refill was delayed. The food also took a long time to come to our table.

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, friendly service, and an all around excellent brunch!

DP
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was fabulous! I highly recommend the Chicken Pot Pie. Amazing!!!

AC
Baltimore
21 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love this neighborhood gem. We brought my mother for the first time as she was visiting from out of town. We all loved our meals. Our waitress could not have been nicer and we can't wait to go back!

KB
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We eat here before the Ravens game. Never a disappointment. Very friendly staff and the food is excellent.

DC
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I go to Sobo for brunch before every Baltimore Ravens game we attend. Nothing but outstanding, food, service, atmosphere; it’s great!

OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was fabulous. The service was ok. They forgot 2 side dishes and a cocktail. They finally brought the drink and didn’t charge us. The sides took too long so we cancelled them. I would recommend Sobos. All said we had a great time and the food was fantastic! We’ll be back

I
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a charming restaurant! Went for my birthday dinner and food was delicious and seasoning on point! I had the steak, perfectly medium and the creamed spinach was not too salty and was delicious. Would definitely recommend for any special occasion dinner.

F
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Nice! It was worth the trip from SoMD to Baltimore.

SS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fantastic! I got the honeydew soup (really unusual but tasty), while my husband got a delicious tomato biscuit. The Mac and cheese was pretty wonderful, too. Service was great, I’d love to go back.

a
Cleveland
35 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

We’ve dimes at this restaurant in the past and loved it, this time our food was defiantly lacking. Bummer. I wouldn’t recommend it.

OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sobo doesn’t disappoint! Fresh food freshly made - delicious options and friendly service. We are regulars!!

S
Baltimore
23 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a winner. Everything is s fresh. The menu is always changing with wonderful choices for the season. Staff so friendly. Reservation is always held.

t
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Appreciate the vegan restaurant week menu.

c
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, people, and service. Love love love this place

SM
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best restaurant in Baltimore! Best food with great service.

C
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My food was great! Server attentive and pleasant---good with with my child---offering crayons and such

a
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

This little café is hidden away but at the same time very close to the downtown hotels, inner Harbor area. The freshness and uniqueness of the food was outstanding and I would most definitely recommend anyone a good meal in Baltimore get there fast!

JL
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and friendly service. All the dishes we ordered were tasty - House Smoked Salmon Omelet, Big Breakfast and Chicken Pot Pie. Loved the pancakes that came with the Big Breakfast, so fluffy, will do a separate order of that next time. We had no problem finding parking on Saturday, about a 2 block walk. Would definitely come back.

OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great! A little loud since it was before a Ravens’ game but everyone seemed to be having a good time. We did. Excellent for Restaurant Week and anytime. Do yourself a favor and try their chicken salad for lunch.

BK
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

SoBo never disappoints. Love the charm and ambiance.

SD
Baltimore
36 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always--we live in this neighborhood and dine here often! A coworker of mine had lunch at SoBo while in Baltimore recently and LOVED it, told her it is our "go to" spot in the neighborhood! Also have used their catering service (boxed lunches)...what a hit with my staff!

Can't go wrong at destination = SoBo!

EC
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, homemade food (especially the complimentary blueberry bread and the fresh cinnamon rolls!) Great ambiance - a good place to take family or catch up with friends.

R
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Went for 2019 restaurant week as their posted menu seemed to be one of the best values
for the price. The $28 dinner was excellent, with a large number of choices and tasty and generous portions all around. Great experience

N
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Not spectacular, but certainly worthy of another visit or two. You do get a hefty amount of food for the price you pay which is great...so, that’s kinda spectacular in its own right, I guess. It reminded me of a European cafe which makes this place a bit more intriguing than your run-of-the-mill places.

AF
Baltimore
18 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite. Feels like family, best in town. Service, Food, Drinks are sublime. Mike Bloomberg's favorite as well.

F
Raleigh
6 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was outstanding. We ordered scallops and the cajun fish. The food melted in the mouth with each bite. The portions are good and we ate too much. I recommend this place highly!!

DG
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Fantastic service, great food and nice atmosphere.
The place is highly recommended!

MA
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

TOO MANY FLYS INSIDE THE CAFE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HARD TO ENJOY THE FOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

p
Baltimore
48 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The cinnamon roll was soooooo yummy. Additionally, my wife and I both ordered salmon dishes - the omelet and the benedict, and we were satisfied with the selections. The service was prompt. The ambiance was cute and local.

J
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and the service were terrific, as usual. But the place is noisy. I use hearing aids and the noise is difficult for me.

DC
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is such a quaint, warm space and I e loved my food each visit. The summer pasta was AMAZING I’m not a balsamic fan, but decided to try it anyway since it was super hot and a veggie based meal sounded perfect. I was pleasantly surprised when the flavors melded so perfectly, not making the balsamic overwhelming. Everyone is friendly, the dining space is small and intimate (in a pretty casual way). I’d definitely recommend

TZ
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice touches on "comfort food", the menu should be something anyone would be happy with. I had the Cajun haddock which was delicious in all aspects. My son had a burger with a fried egg on it and my wife had chicken pot pie which she loved. It is a small place but nice ambiance and the service was friendly and attentive. I wish we were more local to it but if we visit the area again I would return.

N
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always phenomenal and the service is top rate. I have never had a bad experience at SoBo.

RB
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best restaurants in Baltimore. It’s amazing !

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