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“Really worth a visit”
Review of SoBo Cafe

SoBo Cafe
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Ranked #6 of 2,227 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Description: We pride ourselves on preparing our from-scratch menu with fresh seasonal 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 favorite among neighbors and visitors, we go out of our way to make everyone feel at home. Weather permitting; delight in dining al fresco at one of our outdoor tables. We serve lunch daily, brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, dinner seven days and “SoBo Hour” at the bar and outdoor tables Monday through Friday, 5 pm to 7 pm. We’re a short walk from the stadiums and the inner harbor. SoBo Cafe follows sustainable practices by composting food waste and by recycling glass, metal, plastic & paper products. We look forward to your next visit.
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Located in Federal Hill, this nicely decorated restaurant serves excellent food. We were a group of 7 diners, and everyone enjoyed his/her meal. There was a large selection of appetizers (I recommend the spinach pie, one of the best I ever had). The pasta is homemade and came with an heirloom tomato sauce that was delicious. Very professional and pleasant service. A winner.

1  Thank MessaM
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Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Tried this cafe for a solo lunch based on reviews and wasn't disappointed. Had the veggie sandwich on some delicious homemade bread. Also enjoyed the well-priced (and well-poured!) wine flight.

Thank Jason1076
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I agree with other reviewers that I'd ideally give 3.5 stars. First, the cafe is very cute--tastefully decorated with local art that you can purchase and a very welcoming atmosphere. The service was very attentive and not overbearing. The wine bottle special was a good deal. The arugula salad was delicious. The plate of spreads was impressive - very generous portions with everything, but this was huge! The salmon and feta spreads were terrific. We didn't have the liver one. The hummus was okay. Their housemade bread is delicious (I almost forgot to write that). For mains we had a spaghetti with tomato sauce that was disappointing because the sauce was a little bit on a big bowl of spaghetti and it was very watery. The stuffed pepper with quinoa was delicious. And then out came an enormous slice of one of the best pieces of carrot cake we've ever had! We thought the prices were very reasonable, especially for the portions. We would recommend.

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Thank Heather S
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The four of us booked sobo pre Ravens football game. Actual review is 3.5 stars, but I think they can bring it up. First the positives. Service was great-our server was attentive and informative. Chef is creative. You can get either a flight of wines or a flight of beers to sample. Mussells were excellent, as well as the spreads. Really liked the smoked salmon, and the chicken liver pate. Execution on the entrees was mediocre. My monkfish was over cooked, and my wife's steak was tough and chewy(although perfectly cooked). We would go back again, but not make a special trip.

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Thank Austin D R
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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

The food here is very good. The angus hamburger is the best. I had that with no bun and salad for a side. Very good

Thank Renée W
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