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228 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701 (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
+1 301-696-8658
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3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: VOLT offers guests a menu of modern American cuisine. The focus of our...
VOLT offers guests a menu of modern American cuisine. The focus of our cuisine is based on classic flavor combinations, creating sophisticated dishes that emphasize purity and seasonal flavors that are based on fundamental and innovative cooking techniques. VOLT's relationship with local artisan farmers ensures availability of products to fulfill the philosophy behind the menu, in a refined, historic venue where classic meets modern. By design, the restaurant follows along the original footprint of the mansions first floor parlors. Both the 38 seat main dining room and the bar/lounge open off the foyer. The original mosaic tile in the foyer was the inspiration behind the warm monochromatic color palette that adorns the finishes in VOLT. Private dining can be hosted in the conservatory offering views of the expansive courtyard. The 700 square foot kitchen afforded space to include up to 20 guests.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 266
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Amazing cuisine

My husband and I booked the 21 tasting which is simply amazing. You'll be seated around a curved bar, with ~4 other couples, watching the chefs as they prepare the 21 tastings. Tiny little meals that make your mouth rejoice. Each one was better than the last, words cannot describe. Now this is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
Nutmeg863
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Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Shenandoah Junction, West Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I booked the 21 tasting which is simply amazing. You'll be seated around a curved bar, with ~4 other couples, watching the chefs as they prepare the 21 tastings. Tiny little meals that make your mouth rejoice. Each one was better than the last, words cannot describe. Now this is pricey, with the wine pairing added, we... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I'll start off by saying that the service was excellent. The staff was extremely attentive and since it was our wedding anniversary they went out of their way to make us feel special. I expected the decor and ambiance to be much nicer after passing the building by so many times but it was very minimal and bare. We sat... More 

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Madison Heights, Michigan
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

i got the freshly made omelete and the buffet. Very good food and ready to eat . The server was very friendly and so was the chef.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

having been here before, and spent $$$$ I had planned wonderful valentines dinner with my wife, making reservations for the Chefs tasting more than a month in advance. Valentines Day, the day of my reservations, i received a call saying there has been a mistake and the reservations I had made (way in advance) at 7:00 are no longer available.... More 

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Frederick, Maryland, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Drinks are over rated and too pricey. Bar food is the way to go...same food as served in the dining room but priced reasonably. Table 21 (chef's table) is amazing experience and will set you back at least $220 a person without wine....

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is very good, but the service is subpar based on the type of restaurant, they make it seem I am lucky to be there instead of them being lucky to have me there. I have been to better French restaurants for both food and service.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First off, the food was excellent but there were so many small things that took away from my expectation of an incredible dining experience. Perhaps they had an off night or I had an off night or that my expectations were too high. My disappointments were things such as a lack of valet parking; the hostess not being able to... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If your a foodie and want to sample food fit for a king then by all means have dinner at Volt. We tried the six course tasting menu with wine parings and it was the presentations were without comparision with a special take home treat after dinner. Check out the menu @ Volt and you won't be disappointed.

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severn, MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I was excited to visit Volt, because I am a bit of a foodie. My daughter , bless her heart, gave us a Christmas gift card. However, I am not a poser as many in the DC area are. Disappointed, to say the least. Here is the rundown. After trying for over a month to get a reservation at a... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It's Volt. 21 tastes, a foodie experience like none other. Best restaurant in my universe! Thank you, Chef Voltaggio for continuing to be the absolute best (and growing) in the area!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 228 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-696-8658

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

VOLT offers guests a menu of modern American cuisine. The focus of our cuisine is based on classic flavor combinations, creating sophisticated dishes that emphasize purity and seasonal flavors that are based on fundamental and innovative cooking techniques. VOLT's relationship with local artisan farmers ensures availability of products to fulfill the philosophy behind the menu, in a refined, historic venue where classic meets modern. By design, the restaurant follows along the original footprint of the mansions first floor parlors. Both the 38 seat main dining room and the bar/lounge open off the foyer. The original mosaic tile in the foyer was the inspiration behind the warm monochromatic color palette that adorns the finishes in VOLT. Private dining can be hosted in the conservatory offering views of the expansive courtyard. The 700 square foot kitchen afforded space to include up to 20 guests.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?