About

What is By Degrees Cafe?

By Degrees Cafe is a casual restaurant located in the Harbor East/Little Italy neighborhoods of Baltimore, MD. We are shifting the culinary landscape “by a few degrees” to focus on what’s important: well-prepared & honest food, great service, and reasonable prices. We are located at 415 South Central Avenue Baltimore, MD 21202 and are open 6 days a week, Monday – Saturday, for both lunch and dinner.

What are your opening hours?

Monday & Tuesday  11:00 –3:00
Wednesday & Thursday  11:00 – 9:00
Friday  11:00 – 10:00
Saturday  10:00  – 10:00
Sunday Closed

Where can I park?

Parking is available in our parking lot, as well as short term curb-side parking. We are also located across the street from a municipal parking garage.

Is there a dress code?

Nope. We worked hard to create a cool, comfortable, and casual space so please feel free to come as you are and enjoy some great food, wines and beer.

Can I get my meal to go?

Sure. We will offer both our lunch and dinner menus on a take-out basis.

What about deliveries?

We are now offering deliveries to surrounding neighborhoods (approx 1.5 miles radius). You can order by calling us at: (410) 522-0478, or through our “menu pages” on our website, through our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/ByDegreesCafe, or download our app at iTunes applications by searching for By Degrees Cafe. We deliver for lunch and dinner.

How can I make a reservation?

We take reservations using OpenTable. You make make your reservation here: By Degrees Cafe Reservations, or on our Facebook page.

Do you rent out the space for events?

Give us a call (410) 522- 0478 and we will try and work something out.

Who is the Chef at By Degress Cafe?

Omar Semidey is owner/operator and chef at By Degrees Cafe. Formerly trained in New York City at the French Culinary Institute, Semidey went on to work at prestigious restaurants such as Braeburn under Chef Brain Bistrong, and Gramercy Tavern under Chef Michael  Anthony. Upon moving to Baltimore, Semidey took up positions at the Wine Market bistro, Wit & Wisdom, and Fleet Street Kitchen before opening By Degrees Cafe.

Where can I find out more information?

Follow us on Facebook, and on twitter for special events, and deals.