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It's Happening in Hampden!

Hampden is an interesting neighborhood in North Baltimore. Formerly a village rooted in the mill... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great place to visit!!

Our kids live here - this place is awesome. Similar to Boston or Portland’s Old Port. Has a nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hampden is an interesting neighborhood in North Baltimore. Formerly a village rooted in the mill industry it has transitioned into a semi-hip neighborhood with lots of art galleries, interesting shops and restaurants. Because of the dramatic "gentrification" that has occurred in the area over the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kids live here - this place is awesome. Similar to Boston or Portland’s Old Port. Has a nice eclectic feel to it - no “Midwest boring” here.

1  Thank I_wasnt_really_here
Reviewed 28 August 2018

When we planned our visit to Baltimore we knew we wanted to stay in the iconic Hampden neighborhood. There are lots of fun and funky shops on "The Avenue" as well as plenty of food and drink options. Whether you decide to stay in Hampden...More

Thank curlyheadAsheville
Reviewed 27 August 2018

To get the true flavor of a fun little neighbor hood - head to Hampden. Great shops, dining and just walking 36th street. Parking can be challenging but usually, with patience, it is possible.

Thank ujslg11
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What can I say -- Hampden is the funkiest, funnest part of the city. It's come a long way since its down-in-the-dumps days. Unlike what another reviewer here claimed, there are tons of local places -- local eateries and local shops. In fact, 99% of...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

There is almost nothing on the "avenue" that services locals. There are more than 30 restaurants in 4 blocks. All the tourists take all the free parking places that residents should have access to. The is a wildly popular HonFest that has nothing to do...More

Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Very cute part of town - there were so many quirky shops and we found several memorable souvenirs to take home with us. R House for lunch is excellent!

2  Thank mandrid
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Check out John Waters' image of Baltimore. Walk up the Avenue. Eat at Golden West. Get ice cream at the Charmery. Maybe an outdoor movie and coffee at the Sweet Side. Shop antique shops. If you are there for Christmas see the lights on 34th...More

1  Thank JennS123
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I live within walking distance from Hampden- and I am very pleased for all the changes that Hampden has gone through over the past several years. It is one of the places to be in Baltimore now. With many eateries, historic homes converted to restaurants...More

1  Thank flower26dance
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Wonderful little neighborhood, with great shops and eateries. Perfect for a leisurely stroll with some shopping and a meal.

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Response from hrs314 | Reviewed this property |
We took an uber
12 December 2016|
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Response from Rudi R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I didn't see your question last week. Most places can handle a table for 8. I would go to the Café Hun, though very busy they have large tables, good service, kid friendly, and a family friendly menu.
16 August 2015|
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Response from gypsumm | Reviewed this property |
Colonnade, hopkins inn, radisson