Abacrombie Fine Food
58 W. Biddle Street
Upscale fine dining with a standout seasonal menu; a special-occasion destination. (Connected to well-appointed B&B for Mom & Dad.)
823 N. Charles Street
Features a serene waitstaff, not-too-spicy Indian food, a large selection of vegetarian entrées, and a daily lunch buffet. Their website gives you their menu and special offers.
1501 Bolton Street
Neighborhood bistro with a Mediterranean influence. Nice outside tables. Dinner only. Weekdays 5—10pm; Sunday Brunch 10 am—7 pm.
1001 Cathedral Street
Just down the street from MICA, the City Café features good coffee, munchies, and a menu ranging from sandwiches and salads to surf and turf. Long hours and sidewalk service available.
Dougherty's Irish Pub
223 W. Chase Street
Salad, burgers, sandwiches, platters—basic bar food at basic prices. Great fries.
1100 Maryland Avenue
Excellent Ethiopian within easy walking distance.
806 N. Charles Street
Wonderful food from Afghanistan. Try the pumpkin and yogurt sauce appetizer. Good vegetarian entries.
Jay's Deli, Café, and Viccino's
1309-1317 N. Charles Street
One block south of Penn Station between Preston and Mt. Royal, Jay’s Deli offers good, inexpensive sandwiches for carry-out (you can eat at their outside tables). Jay’s Café offers full table service, indoor and out; go to Viccino’s Carry Out for pizza, subs, and pasta. Allow an hour for delivery.
133 W. North Avenue
Excellent pizza, sandwiches, and salads right next door to Studio Center. Open daily, 4 pm–2 am; delivery 5—10 pm.
900 Cathedral Street
Makes 30 varieties of innovative pizzas with interesting toppings. They also have a full Middle Eastern menu, reasonably priced.
On the Hill Café
1431 John Street
A variety of sandwiches, desserts, coffees, and homemade baked goods. Now offers a dinner menu.
201 Chase Street
A hot-sub chain, near Utrecht and the 24-hour Rite Aid.
1500 N. Charles Street
Closest place to the Studio Center to grab a latte, sandwich, or "killer" cookies.
1723 N. Charles Street
Crepes next door to the Charles Theatre.
11 W. Preston Street
Great vegan and vegetarian options, incredible variety. Includes dessert soups and interesting flavors. Also has sandwiches, frittatas, and salad. Great prices.
Sutton Place Sandwich Shop
1111 Park Avenue
Cheap and tasty sandwiches, burgers, and Philly cheese steaks downstairs at Sutton Place Apartments.
Sylvan Beach Café
Mount Vernon - 7 W. Preston Street
Mount Washington - 1405 Forge Avenue
Rich, yummy ice cream very close by; also in Mt. Washington near the Whole Foods.
1711 N. Charles Street
Directly next to The Charles Theater. Grab some delicious tapas before or after a film.