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31 Allegheny Ave, Ste 101, Towson, MD 21204-3900 (Washington Avenue)
+1 410-337-0133
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:00
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Farmington, Connecticut
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate at Cafe Troia on a Saturday evening. I ordered grilled calimari and crab cakes. Everything was beautifully prepared and presented. The best crab cakes that I have eaten in many years. The calimari was delicious. Extensive well described wine list. Chocolate flan for desert a favorite. Our assigned waiter James was pleasant and very helpful. We all enjoyed... More 

Thank mark r
LisaTM, Owner at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Mark, Thank you so much for your kind words regarding Cafe Troia! We love and appreciate all feedback, especially when's it's as in depth as your review. We look forward to your return trip, see you then! More 

Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We have been to Cafe Troia several times and have always found the food to be exceptional. For starters I had the Calamari Vesuvio. It was a bit chewier than I've had in the past. I should have ordered the Grilled Calamari which is much better. My wife had the Carpaccio which she very much enjoyed. I had the Pappardelle... More 

Thank Michael P
LisaTM, Owner at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and feedback! I am so glad you enjoyed the food. We will alert the staff to be more observant and communicative in regards to the bread. While some customers enjoyed the bread (which we bake in house every day) without any accoutrements, some like olive oil and some like butter. The servers will make sure... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It may not be a totally fair appraisal to review a restaurant on a Valentine's Day evening but Troia's gave us a couple of great surprises a few nights ago. The first was an amazing grilled romaine salad. The romaine head was large and fresh and the grillmarks indicated a careful but complete preparation - the surprise was a rich... More 

Thank William N
LisaTM, Owner at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

William, Thank you for taking the time to leave such an in depth review letting other users know what they can expect when visiting Cafe Troia! We love hearing that our guests thoroughly enjoyed their time with us and look forward to your return trip! Thanks again! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We have been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed. The food, service and servers have always been to notch. Reservations are typically necessary on the weekend evenings as the restaurant can get pretty bus.

Thank iram623
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Hi Ira, thanks for the five-star review! We always love hearing from our regular customers here at Cafe Troia and are delighted to hear that we've never let you down over your many visits. We work hard to provide the best possible experience to each and every one of our guests and are glad that you think so highly of... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I went with friends for lunch and has never been. Beautiful atmosphere inside as well as a nice patio for outside seating.

Thank TamiLuber
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Hi Tami, thanks for letting us know that you were impressed with Cafe Troia. A good atmosphere is just as important as food and service. Please come back again soon! More 

Bel Air, Maryland
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I had her birthday dinner here. First time here for me she was here many years ago. The food was fantastic and tasty. You must try the grilled Calamari it was outstanding. Both my wife and I got the Agnolotti Piemontesi and it was also very good. The atmosphere is low key and the service was great.... More 

Thank jimmy19567
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing Cafe Troia for your wife's birthday dinner. It means a lot to us to hear that you both loved the grilled calamari enough to recommend it; we're confident that anyone who hasn't tried it, won't be disappointed. We hope to serve you a new and exciting entree when you return! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A very nice, high quality restaurant hidden on one of Towson's many side streets. The interior setting nice. the food very good, and service was excellent. It is not cheap as this is not a place to get a plate of spaghetti and meatballs. I had the lamb chops which were excellent, very tender and cooked perfectly. My husband had... More 

Thank beachie909
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review and the kind words, we appreciate it. At Cafe Troia we strive to give every customer an extraordinary experience, so we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit. The lamb chops are a particular favorite of ours, and we can never say no to the veal!. We're very grateful for your business, and... More 

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This is the third year we have made cafe troia part of our holiday tradition. Food is fantastic, very true to its roots. The staff is very well trained to the point of excellence and professionalism all while being friendly and welcoming like part of their family. Glad to have it as part of our family tradition.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

We're so overjoyed you've brought Cafe Troia into your holiday tradition. Being considered as a second home for you and your family, is incredibly heartwarming. We are so delighted to be a part of your festivities for years to come, but you're always welcome to stop by in the meantime. Thank you so much for your review and have a... More 

Towson, Maryland
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166 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It was a last second idea and this restaurant made an amazing impression on us. Lovely service and amazing true Italian like food. Indeed a great place to be

Thank Xander O
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience with us, Alexander. At Cafe Troia, it is always our goal to provide our guests with authentic Italian cuisine that is delicious, and service to match. It's great to know that these things made such an amazing impression on you and your group, and we hope it brings you back again. Thanks again for the... More 

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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

They had a happy hour with 7 heavy appetizers for $7 each. The appetizers were average to better than average with the mussels in white wine being the highlight. Got 4 of the appetizers with 3 Moscow mules, a Manhattan and a glass of montepulciano for $100 including tip. Your call

Thank Legallegs
LisaTM, Manager at Cafe Troia, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for giving our Happy Hour a try! We are happy to hear that you seemed to have enjoyed your time with us, though we are a little disappointed that the appetizers did not 'wow' you. We welcome you to join us again to try other dishes that may appeal to your palate better. Thanks for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Allegheny Ave, Ste 101, Towson, MD 21204-3900
    (Washington Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Towson
  • Phone Number: +1 410-337-0133

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?