The Food Market

4.8
4193 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Consistently The Best of Baltimore...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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 4193 people are saying
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Ball4Life
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 19 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was insanely flavorful and well plated. The service was impeccable giving time to eat and enjoy but also prompt service

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RachelS
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined 20 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The atmosphere is comfortable from the moment you walk in. Staff are welcoming, professional, and able speak to everything on the menu. The wine selection was enough without being overwhelming and the specialty cocktails were fantastic (try the Wasp). We started with the spicy, garlicky shrimp which were great, I highly recommend them. We followed with the steak frites which was perfectly cooked. I was very impressed with our meal and will definitely go back to try other items on the menu. Thank you for a great experience!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in the Baltimore area!

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vipCathy
Baltimore
30 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food were outstanding! It’s very loud so it it hard to have a conversation but the food is so good that can be overlooked. We were disappointed that they do not have valet parking anymore.

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JamesB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Always good food & service but a bitt too loud last night.

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ChristyR
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was well-portioned, adventurous, and delicious. Service was excellent.

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ReneeW
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We got there early and sat at the bar where we had really great drinks and some lovely bartenders!
We were greeted promptly at our table, and the food came out pretty quickly.
We ate A LOT--the table was bussed promptly and cheerily!
I hadn't been there in a while, so it was great to see they are still a good bet!

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Holly
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Brandy was a great server! The food came out quickly and was delicious!!!

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AnthonyD
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amish pretzels seem simple, but they’re the best anywhere. Candied bacon bao buns are a flavortown explosion. Lobster fingers are one of a kind. Pickle brined fried chicken breasts are something out of a southern fairytale, it’s absurd. The half baked blondie with toasted marshmallow, vanilla ice cream, caramel drizzle, and fresh blueberries will knock your socks off. These are just a few of the dishes we’ve tried but definitely our favorites. You can’t go wrong with any items you choose. The flavors and plating of these dishes is pure art! Brandi and Jermaine(not sure of spelling) are both phenomenal servers that go above and beyond to make your experience great. This place is a must try!

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vipdeborahs
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on July 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food with great choices and service!
A short drive from downtown Baltimore.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

I got together with some friends from college and this was a great choice for dinner. I love the atmosphere and the friendly staff. I also love the fact that you can share a variety of small plates and sort of take your time through dinner. Overall a fabulous time. It was my 3rd time at food market and will definitely be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall1food5service4ambience1

This was the absolute worst experience we have ever had at this restaurant. We had a friend visiting from out of town who wanted to eat there otherwise I would’ve walked out. When we arrived, the hostess told us the air conditioning “just went out” before we got there….later we found out from our waitress that it had actually been out all day and they failed to mention that when we called to confirm our reservation. It was a SAUNA in the restaurant, we were sweating, the waiters were sweating, it was just awful. Incredibly selfish and unprofessional to not give their patrons a heads up over the phone and then lie to our faces upon arrival. I had to go down the street and buy a tank top just to sit in the restaurant to still be uncomfortable. I couldn’t even order an actual entree because it was too hot to eat. My husband and his friend were sweating profusely trying to hurry through and eat their meals so we could get out of there. It’s an expensive meal to have to suffer through and I was incredibly disappointed in their lack of communication.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall2food5service5ambience1

Way way way too hott in this restaurant. Was not comfortable to sit and eat and nothing was said or done to help

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feedme
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall2food3service4ambience1

A/C barely works. Sweating sitting at the bar with other patrons and staff during brunch. Would have stayed longer but heat made the visit uncomfortable.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
5 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Drinks & Food was amazing!!

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vipSaki
Baltimore
27 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was fine.
The garlicky shrimp was good but could have used a bit more bread to finish the extra sauce.
The burrata was delicious.
The boar chops were small and thin, the size of lamb chops, and were way over cooked and dried out.

Service was decent but a busser asked to take our shrimp dish while still having shrimp on the plate.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome food

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Christine
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can never go wrong at the Food Market. Everything was absolutely delicious and the service was outstanding. Will be back soon!

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JOSEPHS
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The crowds show the popularity. Cannot go wrong

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EmilyF
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I thought the food I ordered was delicious, but my partner's main course (duck parts) was not quite what he had hoped. It was definitely pricey, but a good place for a special occassion!

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LeslieH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing. We sat at the bar and the bartenders were very attentive. We give it a 10 out of q0, food was soooooo good 👍. Its definitely going to be one of our fave places to go from now on.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Birthday. I noted it in my reservation but it wasn’t acknowledged. The service was great food was Meh. Drinks were bad :( They all felt “over done”.

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vipRolisaH
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great brunch amazing food and nice environment as always.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food from start to finish. Made a reservation and was able to be seated immediately upon arrival.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious & our server, Brandy, was terrific!

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AnthonyR
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great as always. Food, service, and experience is always top notch.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My
Birthday

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was good. I wanted to go to this restaurant ever since I saw it featured on Netflix. The menu was very different in a good way. Don’t go there looking for a a traditional dish. They have a unique spin on everything. Great atmosphere I was surprised that it was full to capacity during Covid. Other than that everything was A+.

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vipDanielleB
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We LOVE The Food Market!! We ordered twice a week during covid lockdown and now dine in about once per week. Great food, great service.

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StephanieE
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great food and great service. Would def go back! And the employees were hustling but as nice as can be!

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beagle
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was terrific and the server was friendly.
A little feedback for the restaurant:
The restaurant was VERY warm.
Would have loved the server to have wiped down the table in between courses. Sat with a dirty table for most of the night.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent, both my aunt and I enjoyed it

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mok81
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hostesses were accommodating even though we made an outdoor reservation and it was on/off raining outside and seated us inside, which was great of them to do. Our waiter was super helpful with the menu and also patient while we took a while to decide what to eat. Food was amazing. Great from start to finish!

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was so good!!! We sat outside. Our waiter was so attentive and kept the wine& veer rolling.

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Melissa
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always love the Food Market. It’s one of our favorite go-to spots. This time we had the French toast dippers and parfait which were great. Then we had the monte cristo and a turkey burger. The monte cristo was delish. The turkey burger unfortunately wasn’t that great… We’ve had a ton of items from their menu and everything else has always been perfection :)

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Best bread pudding ever

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vipbrandmb36
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A+, 5 stars. We ordered a lot of different things and each was delicious. Service was great too. Also really liked the new outdoor seating.

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vipJustinK
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always delicious!! The menu has a wide variety of options, but the General Tso's cauliflower was our favorite! Everything on the menu is wonderful. Comfort food to a whole new level. Been there over ten times and will always go back. Seafood club was also fantastic! A+++

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TunisiaB
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always great. If you haven't been its a must try.

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MeghanS
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So happy to be out and about and visit our favorite restaurant; we sat at the bar and the service and food were exceptional as always.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The Food Market using the Order Online button. The Food Market also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 366-0606.

The Food Market is rated 4.8 stars by 4193 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.