About the Neighborhood

One World Cafe

For those interested in a full range of vegetarian and vegan dishes, fish for carnivores, home-made baked goods, expresso coffee, smoothies, and a full bar open late, One World Café is a good bet. There is a Sunday brunch, a happy hour, and al fresco dining. It even has fresh organic produce and grocery items for sale. It has something for everyone, including good prices and customer service.

One World Cafe

At the corner of University Parkway and Canterbury Road, it attracts neighbors, families, students,
and Baltimore regulars.  It serves three meals a day. The full bar offers organic wine and draft beer along with a variety of liquors. One World Café has a casual and relaxed feel, and the wait staff is friendly and attentive.

The restaurant strives to serve organic and chemical-free fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains as often as possible. Try the burger- of-the-day—it is a hit.  Other popular dishes are the home- made soups, the grilled tuna steak sandwich, the quesadilla, and the vegetarian lasagna. Ask about the daily specials offered in the late afternoon.

The front of the café offers a separate seating area where fair trade, organic coffee, espresso drinks, and chai latte, along with regular brews, teas, fresh juices, and smoothies are offered. A case of tempting delicacies sits near the cashier with a large assortment of homemade desserts, such as cakes, brownies, cookies, muffins, and cupcakes. there are couches as well as tables in this area. The restaurant area in the back seats about 60 and can handle groups. e menu is extensive, with a detailed description of each item

Reservations are recommended for Sunday brunch. Take-out is available.

The owners, Cindy and Sue Novak, opened One World Café in 2000, and it has been a friendly and valued presence in the Tuscany-Canterbury neighborhood ever since.

Original article in TCNA newsletter Summer 2016 by Ann Bond