MT. VERNON CAFE 5716 York Road. Open Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; lunch served after 11 a.m.; limited breakfast menu. Phone (410) 323-1995. FAX (410) 323-2085.
Looking for a lunch-time escape? Somewhere quiet and friendly with a nice choice of tasty food?
You might want to try the Mt. Vernon Cafe, which is miles from Mount Vernon in the Govans-Belvedere Square strip of York Road. It's sort of an unlikely place for a cafe and carry-out, but worth your time to stop there.
The Mt. Vernon Cafe is bright and sparkling with a black-and-white checkered floor and a dozen or so white tables, if you want to eat in. The menu is basic with the usual hot and cold sandwiches -- ham, roast beef, turkey, egg salad, among them -- a few salads and desserts. But there is also a selection of hot foods that changes daily. Not only do these look and taste good, they also lend lovely aromas to the already pleasant atmosphere.