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Bread and Circuses

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403 Delaware Ave, Towson, MD 21286-5100
+1 410-337-5282
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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327 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here for dinner...it's a neighborhood eatery I suppose. The menu is pretty standard American fare. Preparation is average, taste is average, pretty much average. Ordered the sangria: unfortunately it tasted like brandy. Opted for house wines instead, which was fine. Very nice service, helpful people and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank Pannipannini
Towson, Maryland
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quirky little restaurant. Nice menu. Wonderful salads, bread and desserts. My birthday dinner choice

Thank biscuit628
Owings Mills, Maryland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there on two separate occasions. Service was great the first time, and a little slow the second. Interesting atmosphere (Wish the bar area was larger) and the food and cocktails were good. If I lived closer, we would probably go more often.

Thank jofrommaryland
Reston, Virginia
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313 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently had brunch at this bistro. I found the decor very unappealing. The table cloth was worn and badly stained. Some of the seat covers appeared dirty, worn and at least mine had big rips in it. Our server was extremely pleasant polite and very pleasant. Her name was Tory. The brunch food was very good. I really have... More 

Thank Farhad A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to try this restaurant, March 19, 2017 at 3:40 pm. I sat down and waited 10 minutes for someone to come to my table and there was a very light crowd there. A girl stopped by, who wasn't my waitress, and asked if I wanted coffee and I said yes, thank you. I asked her... More 

1 Thank Anschauen16
New Hampshire
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Took an early flight into BWI and staying nearby. Presenting surprised to find this little house in the city. Friendly staff, good Mary's and great crab hash with eggs.

Thank ChiefPL
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I have to give my Towson, MD food award to Bread and Circuses. I am touring the country with a theatre group from NYC and as I journey across country I love to try new foods, meet new people, etc. I got the Surf and Turf entree for dinner at this very intimate yet non-pretentious restaurant and was blown away.... More 

Thank Will S
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I was here for a dinner with a group friends right before Christmas. The food and service were wonderful. This is a great locally-owned restaurant that I highly recommend for food, service and ambiance.

Thank Pam K
Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Went on a Saturday with reservations and were seated right on time. Lovely atmosphere, large older home converted to a restaurant. We had several appetizers and all were great. For our entrees we had a wide array between the four of us, the crab cake sandwich, the NY strip, the scallops and the fish special which was rockfish and we... More 

1 Thank Jeff H
Owings Mills, Maryland
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place many times, even when it was called "the french press." The servers are great and the food is amazing. I look forward to the day when I can enjoy another meal there.

Thank skye0003

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$40
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Delaware Ave, Towson, MD 21286-5100
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Towson
  • Phone Number: +1 410-337-5282

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