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137 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
301-378-2045
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pretty good

The service was good and the food was average for Italian. I would definitely return. I like that there are many dishes in different price ranges to choose from

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Ellen C
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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86 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The service was good and the food was average for Italian. I would definitely return. I like that there are many dishes in different price ranges to choose from

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Went for lunch Sunday (02/08/15) and the service was wonderful (Thanks, Leslie!). The Gnocchi Pugliese was fantastic! My wife had Shrimp Ravioli and also loved it! We will definitely come back when we have a chance to come to Frederick!

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McLean, Virginia
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192 reviews 192 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Came to Olives after going through some of the antique stores in Frederick. We ate at the bar and had two seafood pasta dishes. We requested some changes to the dishes on the menu, and they made them easily and gladly. It was happy hour, and the whole meal with drinks was around 50 dollars. This was an amazing value.... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We were visiting some family in Frederick during the Holiday Season and stopped Olives for drinks and dinner on a Friday night. We sat at the bar and the bartender poured us some tasty drinks. We ordered appetizers, salads and entrees and everything was delicious! It is a nicely decorated place, great staff, and very delicious food! Stop in and... More 

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I had dinner in this Frederick restaurant last Saturday. It was the Saturday after Thanksgiving and we got there late after shopping. We decided to eat at the Bar and this handsome bartender served us dinner. His name was Ivan Rakitic. He had intense blue eyes and spoke with an accent even though he said he was from Louisville. We... More 

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Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Had a couple of visits that were great, and a couple just average. Service is variable as is the food. When it's good it's good. Great location and ambience. Good menue. Upscale casual food.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Returning from Baltimore we stopped in historic downtown Frederick, Md. While many and varying eating possibilities are available on Market Street we desired an Italian atmosphere and chose Olives. While a little before the Saturday night crowd, we were seated immediately looking out on the street. Our soup and salad were presented soon after ordering and our main entrée came... More 

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We ate lunch here in the middle of the week. There were 4 or 5 other tables occupied and the one waitress--Jade--kept everything moving. We had 2 apps and shared a salad and a soup. They prepared our shared dishes on separate plates and the amounts were perfect. Good food, atmosphere, service and pricing. The star of the show: fried... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Good food in a nice atmosphere. Fast service and good prices. First visit i ate the Olives special sub for lunch. The second visit I ate the calamari appetizer and veal parm. Both were very good

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Cape Coral, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We ended up here after a brief stroll along Market St. It was our 48th anniversary so it's sort of "been there, done that." We were pleased by the menu, the service and the prices. To top it off, it was half-price night on their bottled wines and the evening was capped with a complimentary tiramisu!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 137 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-378-2045

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?