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General Restaurant Info

We are generally recruiting experienced, upbeat, and out going personalities to join our team. You may apply in person or email a resume to
Yes, but not our loft.
Happy Hour happens Monday through Friday from 4PM to 6:30PM in both of our bars. We feature $8 select appetizers, $7 mixed drinks/$10 martinis with Rocktown Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Evan Williams Whiskey and New Amsterdam Gin; $5 featured wines and $4 draught beers. Happy Hour is served at our bars only.
Our award-winning a la carte brunch is served Saturday and Sunday, from 9AM  - 3PM. We also offer a limited brunch menu Monday through Friday, from 11AM - 3PM. Breakfast meetings are encouraged during the week. Large party reservations during weekend brunch is limited.
Yes. All requests for charitable donations to 501c3 non profits and educational organizations should be formally submitted to Our preferred contribution is a City Cafe gift card for use in silent auction fundraisers. We do our best to grant as many requests as possible but we do tend to keep it local.


Yes, weather permitting.
Half of the restaurant, including a bar, can be reserved for stand-up cocktail parties, up to 100 guests, with some seating. Click here to see our cocktail menu and bar packages. Weekend dates have a $3,000 minimum spend. Contact for more information.
We have a semi-private loft that can accomadate up to 35 guests for a sit-down dining experience. Prix-Fixe menus for brunch, lunch or dinner are required if the group is more than 15 people. Click here to view the menus and contact us for deposit and contract information.
Yes, click here to make a reservation on  Reservations are encouraged, but not always necessary.

Parking, Directions & Location

There are two paid surface lots both within a block of us. One to our east, at the corner of Charles & Eager Streets, and the other on Cathedral Street, a block south of us. In addition, there are plenty of metered street spots. Click here to view our handy map.
Approximately 5 blocks. A ten minute walk. Click here to view our handy map.
Approximately 1 mile north. An easy cab ride or free Circulator ride up Charles Street.

About City Cafe

We are City Cafe - a local favorite with a citywide following, serving
you delicious food with warm
service in a relaxed, modern

Executive Chef, James Jennings, prepares an original menu of classic American comfort food with a twist. Lunch, dinner, weekend brunch & happy hour are offered daily. Groups are accommodated.

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1001 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
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