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“So much better than expected!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gladchuk Bros.

Gladchuk Bros.
489 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD
301-662-7750
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Ranked #30 of 329 Restaurants in Frederick
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“So much better than expected!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday evening, no wait. Staff was extremely friendly, knowledgable, and attentive. They did warn us that weekends are much busier. Dinner and dessert was wonderful! Cozy atmosphere. Absolutely will return!!

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Frederick, Maryland
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321 reviews 321 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 85 cities Reviews in 85 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“20 minute wait for the check (3 out of 5)”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

From outside, this restaurant has always had a sort of cozy appeal to it, especially in the wintry snowy months. It's festive looking and makes me think of a cottage in some small European village. However, inside is another story. Everything seemed to make the place feel so old and outdated. Even the customers inside were all elderly until the very end of our meal when new folks started filing in. It just seemed like a place that grandmothers and grandfathers go to eat lunch and drink their tea.

I ordered the Fried Oysters ($14.95) for my lunch entree. It came with bread rolls, mashed potatoes, and some vegetables. I also received a small cup of cocktail sauce to dip my oysters in. These were merely mediocre in taste for me. I've had better elsewhere, but they weren't bad or anything.

The service had been really good for our entire time there until we were finished and asked for the check. We must have waited 20 minutes for our server to bring us the check. He apologized as he explained he had to wait on it from someone else (not sure what that was about). Anyway, inexcusable. It's 50/50 whether I return here someday.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New Windsor
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Wonderful Evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Great evening meal was enjoyed by our party. It was our first visit and won't be the last! We were treated wery well by the wait staff and the all the entries were very tasty. The Eclairs were to die for!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sykesville, Maryland
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88 restaurant reviews
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187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
“A nice local restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We decided to give this restaurant a try after seeing it while driving by on previous occasions. We made a reservation for dinner on a weekend evening. The restaurant is very busy and we still had to wait quite a bit before being seated. The dining room is relatively small and tables are fairly close together. The noise level also got a little high when all the tables were full. As the evening went on, it did get a bit quieter as some tables emptied out.
Our server was professional and the food was very good. We both ordered the salmon but our server returned and reported that only one remained. I had the Mediterranean Dinner instead. Both were excellent. There is also a small bar. Beers are available for dinner but only by the bottle.We shared a mint chocolate chip ice cream pie for dessert - wonderful!
All in all, a nice local restaurant with good food and excellent service.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best Restaurant in Frederick”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This is the best restaurant in Frederick. I have been dining here for years and have never had a bad meal. My favorite is the chicken livers, but the reuben sandwiches, the oysters, the meat loaf, the fish and the roast duckling special are also wonderful! The specials change with the season, and they are always great! All of the side dishes that come with the meals are authentic - you won't find instant mashed potatoes here! They are also flexible enough to let you substitute or change your side dish if you prefer something other than what comes with the meal. The side dishes are also included in the price of the entree instead of being a la carte. The rolls, muffins, and desserts are all homemade and are not brought in bulk from Costco! The coffee is also very fresh, full-bodied, hot and delicious! All the soups are homemade and are very tasty. Back to the homemade desserts - there is a wide variety of pies, cakes, and sundaes - they even have a baked Alaska on the dessert menu! The portions of everything, from the entrees to the desserts are also generous and filling. The inside of the restaurant is very cozy and charming with a very nice fireplace in the foyer/bar area. The staff are very polite, friendly, attentive and accomodating. The owner is also in the dining room working hard and talking to patrons to make sure they are comfortable and that everything is to their liking. He will also bake homemade cakes for special occasions if you call ahead and order it. You just can't beat that! The prices here are also very reasonable. If you are looking for a great restaurant with great food and reasonable prices, Gladchuks is for you!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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