When we asked MICA students to recommend top places to eat that don't break the bank, these were their most recommended restaurants.

On the Hill

Location: Bolton Hill
Address: 1431 John St, Baltimore, MD 21217
Hours: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. most days

On the Hill is a neighborhood cafe in Bolton Hill that serves barista made beverages, breakfast, and lunch options.


Soup's On is just steps away from MICA's campus. with a menu featuring freshly prepared homemade soup—including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and organic offerings— along with sandwiches and salads.


Dooby's is located in historic Mount Vernon, minutes away from MICA's campus. They offer Korean-inspired favorites and a full coffee shop experience. 


Land of Kush is an award-winning vegan soul food restaurant. They offer an extensive lunch, dinner and smoothie menu.


R House is a food hall that serves everything from artisanal pizza and empanadas to signature fried chicken sandwiches and poke bowls.