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Late Night Eating

A Guide to Grabbing Dinner After Your Bedtime

By Bret McCabe | Posted 3/1/2006

We freely admit that sometimes we don’t even consider eating dinner until 10 p.m. That’s a precarious dining time in these parts, well into the uncivilized hours when most kitchens are closed. Inevitably when flipping through the mental Rolodex for post-10 dinner-grabbing that doesn’t come in a takeout container, we hit that ’round-the-clock troika: the PaperMoon Diner, Sip and Bite, and Captain James. Now, we’re not hating on those evergreen eateries, just saying that there’s got to be more to choose from when such gastronomic urges call. And while weekend late-night eating isn’t too hard to come by—some of those options you’ll find listed below—the real Baltimore dining riddle is where to grab a not-sucky meal at 10:30 on a Tuesday. Here’s a list of places that keep their kitchens open when others are sweeping up for the night.

Arcos: Sunday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until 2 a.m.

Birches Restaurant: Monday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until midnight.

Blue Agave: Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m.

Blue Moon Café: Friday and Saturday open 11 p.m. through 3 p.m. the next day.

Brewer’s Art: Lite-fare menu until 10 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 11 Tuesday-Thursday, and 11:30 Friday and Saturday.

Burke’s Café: Until 2 a.m. daily.

Chinatown Café: Until midnight daily.

City Café: Monday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday-Saturday until midnight.

Dizzy Issie’s of Mount Vernon: Until 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, midnight Friday and Saturday.

Geckos: Until 1 a.m. nightly.

Golden West Café: Menu available at bar Tuesday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until midnight.

Habanero Grill: Friday and Saturday until midnight.

John Steven Ltd.: Sunday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until midnight.

Mount Vernon Stable: Until midnight Monday-Friday, until 1 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Nam Kang: Until 4 a.m. daily.

One World Café: Until 10:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Owl Bar: Kitchen open Monday-Thursday until 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday until midnight, brick-oven pizza and raw bar until 1 a.m. Monday-Saturday.

Pazo: Thursday-Saturday until 1 a.m.

Red Star: Until 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Sabatino’s: Sunday-Thursday until midnight, Friday and Saturday until 3 a.m.

Sascha’s 527: Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until midnight.

Tapas Teatro: Tuesday-Thursday until 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday until midnight.

XS: Until 1:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

Zeus Café: Until 1 a.m. Monday-Thursday, 24 hours Friday and Saturday.

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