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About The Food Market

The Food Market focuses on brilliant basics, delicious food, and attentive service in a smartly designed industrial-modern space, featuring an open kitchen. Award-winning Chef Chad Gauss’ value-driven menu offers guests a complete dining experience by combining recognizable ingredients with unparalleled technique. The Food Market strives to provide great service in a comfortable environment, where both staff & diners can be themselves.
We invite you to come relax, enjoy, and allow us to do what we do best, for you. Located on the Avenue in Hampden, and open every night, The Food Market serves brunch on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9am – 3pm. Dinner is served on Sunday – Thursday from 5pm – 11pm, and on Friday & Saturday from 5pm- 12am. Valet-Parking provided at no cost, nightly during dinner service, starting at 5pm.
Please let us know if you will need space for a high chair or car seat and any other requests you may have!

1017 W. 36th St
Baltimore, MD 21211
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Friday - Sunday 9 am - 3 pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday 5 pm - 10 pm. Friday & Saturday: 5 pm - 12 am.

Cross Street:
The Avenue

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(410) 366-0606

Website:
http://www.thefoodmarketbaltimore.com/

Catering:
Please contact us with any inquiries regarding our catering services!

Email Catering@TheFoodMarketBaltimore.com.

You Host. We Work.

Parking Details:
The Food Market offers valet to our customers at no cost, in a secure and video monitored premises. Valet parking is offered during dinner service nightly, starting at 5pm.

Executive Chef:
Chef Chad Gauss

Private Party Facilities:
Come enjoy the tasty and playful cuisine of award winning and nationally recognized chef Chad Gauss in our behind-the-scenes Private Kitchen.

theprivatekitchen@thefoodmarketbaltimore.com

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Food Market Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (72)
Neighborhood Gem (63)
Creative Cuisine (62)
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Good for a Date (50)
Casual (45)
Special Occasion (41)
Handcrafted Cocktails (39)
Hot Spot (38)
Great for Brunch (36)
Fun (36)
Comfort Food (34)
Worth the Drive (33)
Good for Birthdays (31)
Good for Anniversaries (31)
Good for Groups (30)
Local Ingredients (27)
Sunday Lunch (22)
Great for Lunch (19)
Vibrant Bar Scene (18)
Cozy (17)
Happy Hour (17)
Authentic (16)
Bar Seating (16)
Seasonal (16)
People Watching (15)
Tasting Menu (14)
Tapas (14)
Business Meals (12)
Romantic (12)
Healthy (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Great Beer (8)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Organic (7)
Kid-friendly (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Spicy (3)
Vegan (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Waterfront (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Birthday, Good food. Nice waitstaff

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

Unfortunately the server was not very attentive and the food runners and other servers needed to pick up his slack. Additionally, two out of four of us had food that did not arrive warm.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

It's my go-to place. One of the best in Baltimore

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·Dined 3 days ago

Delicious food, always busy

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 4 days ago

Food was amazing!!! We have been before and it was super loud! Much better tonight!!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 7 days ago

Meal was very pricey. Food was fair. Small crab cake lived up to it's description...VERY small with a big price tag. Will not return.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had an afternoon free after the MidAtlantic Lacrosse Tournament and I found The Food Market on-line and made a reservation. Incredible brunch! Great fresh fruit drinks! It was the perfect place for us to go celebrate our wins!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, People Watching, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food and service are spectacular. Noise is horrific . I have not been to the Food Market for at least 3 years because of the noise, I missed everything else so a friend and I decided to give it another try for Sunday lunch. Still impossible to have a conversation. I cannot imagine what Saturday night might be like. Makes me sad as everything else is first rate.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were visiting Baltimore for a family event and The Food Market was recommended to us. We had a great meal in an inviting atmosphere. Service was wonderful. We asked questions about the menu and our server had all the answers. We all had different fish dishes for our entrees after delicious starters (beet salad, crab soup, lobster fingers). The wine list was a bit limited for us but we made the best of it. Being from NY and LA we were very surprised when the check came. The cost of such a delicious meal was modest by what we are used to. Would definitely recommend !

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Gluten Free Options, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Once again The Food Market was spot on! I invited two foodie friends who had never been and they loved it! From the deconstructed French onion soup appetizer to the short ribs with wet Gouda, every bite was perfect!! The server was knowledgeable and helped us make the right choices including our cocktails.
I look forward to the next visit!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We were seated next to the bar and people stood basically on top of our table the entire meal. We ordered the wagyu steak and it was so tough we couldn't eat it. The server was great.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Food Market is still good, have been coming here forvtheee years and it continues to deliver good to excellent meals. Last time we were here ordered grilled branzino and lobster fingers both were second to none . Deserts were also excellent!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 7, 2017

I wanted to really like this place but the food was hit or miss and the layout of the restaurant does not lend itself to an intimate dinner. I feel it’s better suited for groups.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food and service was great! We've been here before and love it every time. However, this time we learned that then enforce a 20% gratuity for just 5 people. This seemed a little extreme for us as it greater than the standard 18% and starts early, at 5 people instead of 6. Small difference but has a large effect.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

•utilitarian swank at its best
• note the reclaimed wood & louis vuitton entry partition.
•fresh and comforting twist on local flavors •complimentary beignets were a treat
•amish pretzels w lager cheese sauce won’t disappoint
•the cheese sauce should be on the shootermenu
•the duck quesadillas dazzeld & TFM wegde
was nothing shy of wonderful
•mad marys & the perfect brunch spot •definitely a bmore “to do”
•loved our server

thanks chefs for your fab flavors!

Tags: Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Recommended by a friend and we were not disappointed. Everything was absolutely delicious.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Went here for a Saturday night dinner with friends. Food was very good. Atmosphere was vibrant and fun. Will be back!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food and service. Restaurant is very popular and vibrant. The noise can be a bit overwhelming but the food far outweighs the inconvienence.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was incredibly good. One of the best meals we've ever after and now a new favorite.

Tags: Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food market is always a great spot! The food is amazing and the service is just a great.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was cold and the service took forever to figure out who would be serving us. Usually an amazing brunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great food, very fast service for a Saturday brunch, friendly staff.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Upon looking at the menu we decided to order the Pork Belly small plate. It is incredible! Highly recommend it. However, we ordered the Steak Frites as a main course and it was covered in a poignant sauce which took away all of the flavor from the meat itself. We quickly told our waiter that we were unhappy with the meal and he seemed to have been offended and upset with us. We then proceeded to get another plate of the Pork Belly and thankfully the Steak Frites were taken off our check. I thought that was pretty pretentious of the staff to be upset with us for not liking their dish.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great spot!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We are huge fans of Food Market and had another good experience on a Saturday night. I’m not typically an adventurous eater but everything I’ve tried there has been great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food was outstanding as usual -- well prepared, well served, and interesting. We eat at The Food Market every time we come to Baltimore (at least twice a year, this year three times). There is one area which you can improve on: green salads. You surely can offer more that the "boring Caesar Salad" which could contain more interesting "salad greens" and ingredients. Make your green salads as interesting as the rest of your menu and as varied as some of your competitors. A small issue, but for you, all your menu selections should be up to your high standards.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Best restaurant in the entire Baltimore area! We travel form New Jersey to enjoy meals here

Tags: Late-night Find, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for a Date, Spicy, Romantic, Vegan, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food. A bit noisy but we do enjoy the atmosphere.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere. Good food. Great location. I'd definitely go there again.

Tags: Casual, Great for Brunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Authentic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great service and yummy brunch food! Can't wait to go back again!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great Food, Awesome Service by Wendy... and really close to the Wine Source

Tags: Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Quick Bite, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The menu is interesting: divided between little, small, large, and in between items. Each section has great variety. You're sure to find more than one offering that will really please. Our only gripe was the service. Our waiter was more than friendly enough, but he made a few mistakes that spoiled an otherwise enjoyable experience. We'll go back soon, in hopes that we get a different waiter.

Tags: Great Beer, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Our favorite restaurant! Once again Chad and the crew have out done themselves. Food was excellent and the service spot on.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere and amazing menu. It was tough to make a choice on what to eat!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was great, our waiter was inattentive and our seats, adjacent to the kitchen, very noisy

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was very good and as a vegetarian, I was pleased with the brunch options. Service was great. Our server Jermaine had great energy and was very knowledgable about the menu.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Love The Food Market and La Food Marketa. Can’t go wrong here!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

I really enjoyed The Food Market. We were greeted with enthusiasm and a smile even though it was extremely busy that Saturday evening, which set things on the track for a great night. We were seated at a two person table, which was bench seating on one side. This gave the restaraunt a more open and integrated feel. We even struck up conversation with the table next to us, which is a nice change of pace from the normal seclusion of dining out. To start off, their wine selection isn't the largest, but it has enough quality on there to get what you need, and not completely break the bank. As for food, We started off with the fried oysters, which was a great choice (Highly Recommend). For the entree i got the duck. It was served over fried corn meal and corn pudding. I hadnt had duck in ages, and it did not fail to surpass my expectations. My date got the blackened tuna, which was also great (from the couple bites I had). Overall I would recommend the food market to anyone and everyone!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

awesome food, so creative! Our server, Jermaine, was fantastic! Very noisy, but didn't mind that, created a cool scene. Only advice is to dim the lights some. Too bright.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

So delicious! Always great and great service. The popcorn is my favorite to start with!!

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