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) #184 of 1,687 Restaurants in Baltimore $$ - $$$ Italian
1031 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
+1 443-869-3429
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“carbonara” (6 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:30 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1031 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For a pasta dinner, this place is one of the best kept secrets north of the city. We love the pasta bar and have never been to the restaurant. Service is very relaxed but always good. Our favorites are caprese / czar / carbonara. The...More

Thank Christian K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Compared with other fancy (or fancier) restaurants in the same are, this "tiny" pasta bar is non-pretentious and offers very good pasta in a reasonable price. The place is really just a bar with a couple of stools overlooking the cooking area, and there are...More

1  Thank Cellowu
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had Grano a couple nights ago. My family (wife, 8 year old son and 5 year old daughter) really recommend this place. My wife's Italian from SW Philly so she is particular about good pasta. We had takeout though. This Grano (there's a larger...More

Thank aedwardr
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went here for new year's eve! I had a mushroom ravioli that was FANTASTIC. My friend had the lasagna, which she loved. We had bread, and literally wiped our plates so clean they looked unused. Everything was fantastic. Great place to...More

Thank Wendy G
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is where to go for the best tomato sauses'! A very small place, with very limited seating, the pasta here is excellent! It's not a large menu, and you have very limited personal space.....and yet it has become a fast favorite!

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The difference between a very good and excellent rating for Grano's in the winter is you really MUST specify a location for your table when making a reservation. We did not and even with a reservation had THE least desirable table in the place. Be...More

2  Thank BWLtravels
Reviewed 3 January 2017

The waitress and "chef" are very friendly. We sat at the bar and watched our meal being heated from pre cooked pastas and pre made sauces. Menu options consist of pick your pasta and sauce. Everything was simple and tasty except for the cold tasteless...More

Thank FilledWithJoy
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Must.Go. Excellent food. Informal and cozy, definitely not much elbow room, but that's part of the charm. Was fun to sit at the bar and observe the cooking. Will definitely go back.

Thank pgreg218
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife had been craving Pasta Carbonara for a while now, and we had made a note of Grano when we noticed it on their menu. They are on a corner of the Avenue in Hampden, and they are a lot smaller on the inside...More

Thank renfield1969
Reviewed 11 August 2016

WE often wind up here on cool evenings, to split a bowl of homemade pasta with the special of the night. You cannot beat the fresh anchovies and olives appetizers, great cannolis and super meatballs. Oh and any of the homemade pasta is sinful!

Thank Theresa F
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15 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy G | Reviewed this property |
there are two grano's just blocks from each other. the emporio is a bit fancier. the pasta bar is smaller and more casual, and out was the one on diners, drive ins and dives a few years ago. both are delicious. the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1031 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211-2416
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 443-869-3429
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