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“Hurray! A restaurant in Frederick to love!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ayse Meze

Ayse Meze
6 N. East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
240 651 5155
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Ranked #1 of 321 restaurants in Frederick
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Greek, Lebanese, Turkish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: East Patrick and North East
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Hurray! A restaurant in Frederick to love!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I've lived in the area for almost 2 years and have been very dissappointed with local food- until now! Terrific mezza, reasonably priced. Pleasant atmosphere, terrific waiter. Lots of vegetarian options. Full bar, decent beer selection. Hold the door open, I'm coming back!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Middletown, md
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Generally Enjoyable, Last Night Was a Miss”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We enjoy Ayse Meze. The menu is terrific and varied. The cheese flambe is unique and very delicious. This summer we have dined on the patio and listened to live music -- definitely a treat in downtown Frederick.

Last night we went for dessert. The restaurant was very busy. The waitress ignored us and made up excuses, including blaming the kitchen, for taking an hour to get us ice cream and cake for four people. The wait staff kept bringing us dishes we did not order. They need to get their act together.

We will be back next weekend. The wait staff is generally very attentive and last night was an exception (we hope!).

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Horrible Service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Went with a group of 12 women for a bridal/bachelorette dinner. We were seated on the patio. Drink orders came out in a fairly timely manner, initially. We waited for a very long time for the first courses to come out. They brought no plates, silverware or napkins. When we requested flatware, a server literally dumped a pile of forks and knives in front of the guest of honor on the table. I could not believe it. We then went and retrieved our own napkins and remaining flatware from the waitress station. The food came out VERY slowly. After two hours a few of the women still did not have some of their entrees, (filet mignon does not take hours to prepare) and ultimately we cancelled that portion as we were ready to leave. I have been to many restaurants over the years and I have to say this is the poorest service I have ever had. We were a very patient group, but were extremely dissapointed. I will say the food was great but I would not return, nor recommend.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Gainesville, Florida, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Awesome brussle sprouts”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

Amazing food and atmosphere, truly one of these few authentic tasting restaurants in thee US. Who lnew that brussle sprouts could taste so great that we ordered a second bowl. Delicious lamb. Hoghly recommend this restaurnat

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Castle, Delaware
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We went there about 4:00 for late lunch/early dinner thereby missing the reservation/formal dinning scene and rush. Seated us in the bar area which was fine as all tables in the restaurant are set up the same. (flowers, linen tablecloths, etc.) They serve small plates (meza) of Eastern Mediterranean cuisine in small dishes which is similar to Spanish tapas. Glad we went here. Food was outstanding. Service was good. 2011 Gamla Chardonnay (Israeli), recommended by our server, was excellent.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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