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“great restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tasting Room

Tasting Room
101 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
240-379-7772
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Ranked #23 of 316 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
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Good for: Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Drinks, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Church Street
Frederick, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Love this place!!!
try the pineapple vodka-started making my own cuz it is so good. Ask Billy how to make it.
Great food-especially the filet mignon and the scalloped potatoes. Don't miss this if you are in Frederick!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 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
Rockville, Maryland, USA
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Absolutely wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Went for lunch, Salmon and Filet, just perfect but the appetizers were the items that truly stole the show: foie gras and the pork belly. They are not to be missed. For dessert we shared a pear sorbet that was outstanding. We will return again and again for sure.

  • Visited January 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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Germantown, Maryland
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Best place in Frederick food selection wise. A liitle pricey and loud but enjoyable evening.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

Went for anniversary over volt..better experience food selection... less pretentious. .both are good but steak and chops were amazing. A little louder than normal but enjoyable.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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221 reviews 221 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
“Dependable lunch beautifully preparedby marvelous staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

The Tasting Room chefs often have entree specials that are trendy and unique, and always delicious. Yes, try the specials. Tasty and true entrees like the steaks are always a great choice. They pay attention to the freshness of the seafood and every shrimp dish will sparkle with freshness. Cream based soups are always smooth, the correct taste and consistency, and never lumpy. Broth and tomato based soups are equally superb. Fruit based deserts, pastry or puddings are tops in choice. The main room is small and can be crowded for the prime dinner hours on weekends. Skip the higher priced wines for the lower priced ones, which are chosen for their all-around adaptability. Bar drinks are well made. Bread, pastry and baked goods are fresh and shine! Atmosphere is more character than trendy like the nearby and way overpriced Volt. The Tasting Room is an around good choice. End with their coffee, fresh flavorful, hot and medium in taste. Park in the close by municipal parking garage, which is safe and convenient, and dry on rainy evenings.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Frederick, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“best food around!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

The Tasting Room has been a favorite of ours since it opened its doors for both lunch and dinner. The strip steak, lobster bisque, and lobster baked potatoes cannot be compared to any other. The rockfish and the panko shrimp appetizer is a favorite as well. Know that you are paying for what you get...this is not an inexpensive dining experience. The seating is extremely tight on a busy evening, but if you can reserve the private dining room in the back, you will not be disappointed in the least. Service has always been friendly and upbeat. I highly recommend the splurge. After dinner, wonder through downtown Frederick. Makes for a great evening!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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