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Carma's Cafe

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3120 Saint Paul St, Ste 7, Baltimore, MD 21218-3879
+1 410-243-5200
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I’ve forgotten how busy coffee shops can be in the middle of the day – especially when they serve food this good. There was a long line to order - which gave me plenty of time to check out the menu. They have a lot more choices than what is written on the wall of ceramic plates. It’s laminated and... More 

Thank eatingcharmcity
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We frequent this place because the service and food is always reliable. (If you go during busy times, there is a bit of a wait...but understandable.) The staff work really hard to serve people in a very tight prep space, with often long lines from the Hopkins crowd. The frittatas are always good, the soups too. Lots of vegetarian options.... More 

Thank Pannipannini
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This is a perfect cafe in the city: you walk down into it and its very small. They are a permanent and changing menu with scrumptious coffee. They have oatmeal, bagels, frittatas and my favorite: Apple and Brie Sandwich. It also a great place to meet people or read/study.

Thank Sami L
Brooklyn, New York
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123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

We have eaten here a couple of times, as the cafe is close to the JHU campus and it was a convenient place to eat lunch after visiting our son. The cafe serves fresh dishes made on premises. Their quiches are delicious and their sandwiches are very good.

Thank Julie J
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

An absolutely amazing lunch spot. Although it's very small it has a lot of options for great meals and incredible coffee. We were in town for our niece's graduation from Johns Hopkins University. She recommended it and treated us to a great great lunch. I'm a vegetarian and had the special that was on the wall (plate) which was an... More 

Thank Pamela M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Came here because it's close to the hospital (Medstar Union Memorial). Great coffee & decent food. Healthy options too.

Thank Leslie W
Baltimore, MD
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

Made from the freshest ingredients Carma and Michael consitently put out very tasty food at decent prices. Tonight we had bean soup and sloppy joes and they were outsatnding. We always have one of their homemade baked desertsand tonight we decided to have the black bottoms and the chocolate macaroons...outsatnding!

Thank jceby2002
Baltimore, Maryland
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

Good food, bargain prices, cool if you like cozy spaces or outside dining, relaxed people. Near the Hopkins campus, so folks don't get their feathers ruffled by sharing tables. You stand in line to order, and may have to bus your own table, but the food is good, the prices great...and atmosphere totally relaxed.

Thank Del P
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

Great place for spring and autumn, when you can hangout in the beautiful outside tables. Great for coffee, but also nice brunch spot. Try the meatball sub!

Thank MemiMercau
Westchester County, New York
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Small charming café near the Homewood campus of Hopkins. The food is delicious, but the prices are rather steep. If you can snag a table and stay long enough to eat your snack/meal in peace it probably is worth it once in a while.

Thank 13pickles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3120 Saint Paul St, Ste 7, Baltimore, MD 21218-3879
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-243-5200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?