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Brewer's Alley

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124 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5422
301-631-0089
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11:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 129
    Excellent
  • 160
    Very good
  • 75
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great venue!

We went in there after walking Market Stt. For awhile. Sat at the bar because it was so busy. It was a busy and positive environment. I think the food would be considered more mid-range than fancy. The beers were excellent. The best part was that the servers at the bar were excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
N. J. M
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Boone, North Carolina
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Lovettsville, Virginia, United States
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stop here several times a year, as the beers change with the season as does the food. Pizza and Burgers are always creative and imaginative.

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Thank Chuck W
Boone, North Carolina
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131 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in there after walking Market Stt. For awhile. Sat at the bar because it was so busy. It was a busy and positive environment. I think the food would be considered more mid-range than fancy. The beers were excellent. The best part was that the servers at the bar were excellent! Friendly and attentive!

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1 Thank N. J. M
frederick, md
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in an old city Opera House, Brewers Alley is an on-site brewery. The beers are all great. The food is more low scale rather than fine dining.

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Thank sharkytoucan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. You can't wrong with the Alley. The food selection is great. Check out the daily specials. The Alley has some of the best Crab cakes in town. The beer selection can't be beat.

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Novi, Michigan
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited this spot a few times. Their on-tap beers are delicious (I love their historic varieties!) and the food has been very good on each occasion. It tends to be middling-busy: enough to feel bustling, but not alarmingly crowded. The servers are friendly and helpful, and the food and drinks come out in good time. I also love that... More 

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Thank Emily K
Istanbul, Turkey
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The food is reasonable. I'm more of a foodie so to me this is a very average place. It does have a busy bar if that's your type of scene.

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Thank take2aspirin
Frederick, MD
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

The beer is ok- nothing spectacular. Most of the food is just so-so. Burgers and Pizza are your best bets. Servers are friendly but my order is almost always incorrect. I am not sure why this restaurant remains as popular as it does. Besides pizza or a burger, I have not had a good meal here. There are many better... More 

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Thank birdseed_19
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Love this place; great beers, lovely interior, with good, but not great, pub food and always a count in bar for happy hour.

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Thank buytobys
Detroit, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Always have a good experience here, and when people are in town, this is where we take them. From the beer flights to the great pizza, there is always something for everyone to try.

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Thank Michelle M
Falls Church, VA
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322 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Nice downtown brewery with a good selection of their beers. Food was mediocre, but Hey, you go there for the beer. ...and the building is an old 1800's refurbished place that exudes a great ambience and feel. Very friendly wait staff.

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Thank RussellJW

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 124 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5422
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-631-0089

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:30 am

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