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a.k.a. Friscos

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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4632 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD 21703
301-698-0018
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 75
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sandwich Haven

Not the fancy place you might think, but a real creative sandwich shop. Great and innovative soup selections and the best loaded potato's. Many beer selections and food tasting upon arrival.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
John D
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Walkersville
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  • Families with children
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Walkersville
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Not the fancy place you might think, but a real creative sandwich shop. Great and innovative soup selections and the best loaded potato's. Many beer selections and food tasting upon arrival.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I have mainly picked u food on my way home from work but have never been disappointed. Great sandwiches, potatoes and wings. Good selection of beer and wine next doors as well.

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York, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was my first visit. Don't judge this place on appearance. Nothing fancy but the food is really good. No table service, you place and pay for your order and then they call your name when your food is ready. I had the exploded baked potato topped with a blend of seasonings, cheese and steak. WOW! The steak melted in... More 

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Frederick, md
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Huge sandwiches and potatoes and salads. The Trans Am and Lombard are two of my favorites. Make sure to get a side of exploded potatoes. Rick and Jason and the rest of the employees are very friendly. Stop in to their beer and wine store next door and make your own six pack.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A little strange location off the beaten track for Restaurants but well finding. Great atmosphere and food selection, also try out the wine selection for take home.

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Frederick, Maryland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Everything on the menu is wonderful( however, you MUST order the exploded potatoes! They are amazkng! I have never ode des something off the menu that i wasn't happy with. Getting to the restaurant can be a tricky! Locals would like to keep the secret!

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Frederick, Maryland
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this place. Every time I go there, I am always pleased with the quality of the food and the reasonable prices. The exploding potatoes are unbeatable, and the skinny green pizza is absolutely fantastic! They have such a good variety of food to choose from, even for a picky eater like me. Another big bonus - you can walk... More 

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Maryland, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

For an inexpensive lunch when I'm working, I get the grilled cheese and small exploded potato. Excellent!! Great Service, too.

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Frederick, Maryland
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its a great place for a sandwich and a beer. Besides sandwiches they have exploded potatoes, soups and salads. Love going there to get their Skinny Green Pizza or the steak sandwich. It does get busy but there is plenty of seating upstairs or outside. Go next door after and check out the specials on wine.

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Point of Rocks, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Large and fairly tasty sandwiches and potatoes in the middle of a bunch of warehouses. My sandwich was fine and very large. Same with the potatoes. But I won't be going out of my way to return. Atmosphere is kind of dingy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4632 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD 21703
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-698-0018

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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