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“Friscos, our new go-to restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
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a.k.a. Friscos
4632 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD 21703
301-698-0018
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Ranked #5 of 320 restaurants in Frederick
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Friscos, our new go-to restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We just had the pleasure of trying this fabulous hidden gem, and I am so glad that we ventured off of the beaten path. From the moment that we walked in, we loved the whole vibe of this restaurant. The staff was welcoming and helpful (they handed us samples of the not to be missed exploded potatoes, who wouldn't love that). The menu is extensive, but the staff handled our questions, and gave us time to make the tough decisions as to what to try for dinner, and there were so many delicious options. The food was quickly prepared while we had a chance to chat with the enthusiastic and gracious owner. We tried a lot of items, and while we all had our favorites, everything that we tried, was excellent. The kids gave the mac and cheese 2 thumbs up. I had the curry chicken salad, which was not only fresh, but also packed with flavor. The bread was light, yet hearty; I don't even know how that is possible, but Friscos made it work. My husband had the Lombard; the hint of garlic and roasted red peppers truly enhanced the beef. We split the skinny green pizza, which was pure cheesy goodness, with vegetables so fresh, that you'd swear that they came from the garden out back, but you know that they didn't because this awesome place is housed in an industrial park (don't let the location put you off). We did not have the pleasure of trying any of the beer or wine, but that is just 1 more reason to come back. It is so refreshing to find a restaurant that not only serves creative and delicious food, but also has a staff that is helpful and professional; they seemed truly happy to be part of such a fun and innovative restaurant. Bravo a.k.a. Friscos!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Fun environment and good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

I've been there twice now and have been happy both times. The staff is very friendly and the food is pretty good. The exploded potato side is a must have. I've tried the Lombard and the Santa Fe and both were very tasty and generous portions. I'll be going back again. The only down side is they close at 7 PM Mon - Thur so I can only go on weekends.

  • Visited October 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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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
1 review
“Great Sandwiches”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Sandwiches tried the Baja Sandwich best sandwich I had ever. the restaurant is small, but it has a nice atmosphere.










Visited September 2013
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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“It's all about chowing down--Get a great sandwich or salad (but don't expect a bargain)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I agree this place does not have any atmosphere. It does have a friendly and efficient staff that delivers sandwiches just packed with fresh ingredients and salads with large portions of what tops the lettuce. The bread is a slightly chewy French roll that holds up well to ingredients. The choices are creative. But at about $8 a sandwich or $7.50-8.50 a salad, you're not getting a cheap meal. Yeh, it's worth it.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dayton, MD
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Very Good Sandwiches, No Atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Series of tables within a warehouse setting. Order at the counter and take to a table. Late Saturday afternoon lunch. Good counter service and excellent sandwiches. Party of two. We had the hanger steak sandwich and the vegeterian sandwich. Steak sandwich was good and hefty and the veg may have been the best ever. Food trumps lack of atmosphere.

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