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137 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Always a great dinner at Olives

I have dined at Olives many times , both for lunch and dinner and have always had a great meal. It's my go to place for out of town friends and family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Frederick, Maryland
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170 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch at Olives while on a trip to Frederick earlier this month. I ordered the linguini with clams; had an especially rich chocolate cake for dessert. I enjoyed every bit of it and found the service to be excellent as well. The presentation was beautiful. I recommended it to some other folks I met during that trip. Deserving of... More 

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Frederick, Maryland
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here on a Saturday evening and the place was busy but not crazy. Food was delicious, and service was impeccable. Each of us tried something different and were very pleased. If you are looking for amazing Italian in Frederick, this is it!

Thank Suzanne Y
Canfield, Ohio
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice little Italian restaurant in historic Frederick MD. Lasagna, Chicken Parm and my favorite is the Paperdella

Thank Golfnut55
Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have dined at Olives many times , both for lunch and dinner and have always had a great meal. It's my go to place for out of town friends and family.

Thank TravelSized55
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Found this restaurant while traveling home from Ohio. The food was really good and the service was excellent.

Thank Cathy C
Bethesda, Maryland
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Not to be confused with Olive Garden. This is a quaint Italian bistro in downtown Frederick. Very friendly service, quiet, and nice inside. Great for family or date. Wide ranging menu. Fresh pastas creative preparation and nice variety of sauces. We had the Bolognese, veal piccata, veal parmigiana and linguini and clams. Everything was fresh and delicious. Reasonably priced bottles... More 

1 Thank David K
Adamstown, Maryland
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

location is great close to shops and other restaurants,great pizza and the pastas very well done and good taste but the staff not to good

1 Thank NADIARDZ2015
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Delicious, well-prepared food. Excellent and friendly service. I've eaten here many times and I always look forward to eating there with friends or family. Convenient location in the center of downtown Frederick. Don't skip dessert!

1 Thank jct20878
Brookings, South Dakota
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Food was uniformly delicious. Went with three friends, and we all ate something different, and everyone enjoyed their dish.

1 Thank laurlou
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We used to love to eat at Olives, but there has been a definite change in the kitchen in recent years. The food is not as creative and the flavors are not as impressive as when it first opened. Please revive this once great Italian restaurant.

Thank Bryan B

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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, Greek

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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?