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228 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701 (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
+1 301-696-8658
Tue - Fri 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If I could give a 4.5, I would. The service was outstanding and even though the tables were set in rows of two, it was not overly crowded. We opted for the ala carte menu but would go back to try the tasting menu to be seated in the kitchen area to watch "the show". Soft shelled crab and octopus... More 

Thank DM N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go with an appetite. The tasting menu is pricey ($125) but it is an experience in a variety of flavors and food. Very attentive staff. I was able to get a signed cookbook from the chef. Truly memorable.

Thank ObedF
washington, dc
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice time, okay bartenders. Not all food on menu was available. What was available was tasty, but small, was Expensive, but I go again

Thank joanne1957
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There are a few options when dining at Volt - menu, tasting menu (12 courses), Chef's table (15 courses). The food is like works of art. I have no idea that food can be prepared and presented in this manner. Service - impeccable. Period. Don't know what wine to pair - get with TJ - second order sommelier - spot... More 

Thank Terrance M
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cascades of flavors with every bite. The Volt delivered the best cooked food we have had. Its a fixed course meal. Great evening, but be ready for a hole in your wallet.

Thank Doc J
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An Anniversary dinner for four of us where we were well served by numerous well trained servers who were all knowledgable about the food offerings. Our primary waiter gave helpful and accurate information for choosing cocktails and an excellent selection from the fine wine list. We each chose three offerings and a dessert and they were well presented and were... More 

Thank VirginiaLily
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been very lucky to eat in some amazing places around the world over the years but I think this just topped the list... 12 course tasting menu with wine pairings (including a comparable vegetarian alternative)... Hard to choose a favorite when every course was amazing... But the spring onion macaroons were like an angel farting a cloud of... More 

Thank PandAClark-Phil
Olney, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Volt we discovered a new menu of small plates organized into different "courses" somewhat confusingly. We had to ask a LOT of questions but in the end we loved everything we ordered. Our only overlap was the halibut which was as perfectly cooked a piece of fish as I have ever tasted.

Thank Cathy S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband surprised me for my birthday two years ago with a table full of friends at Volt's Table 21 and ever since this is the one place I want to go for my birthday if we are in the area. Having lived in NYC for years, we know good food. This is my FAVORITE restaurant in the U.S. If... More 

Thank TheTrueHobokenFoodie
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came to VOLT for brunch. We did the four course tasting menu and it was excellent. Top notch sea food, great cocktails and lovely outside seating. The service was also excellent - can't wait to come back!

Thank Mary D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-696-8658
VOLT offers guests a menu of modern American cuisine. The focus of our cuisine is based on classic flavor combinations, creating sophisticated dishes that emphasize purity and seasonal flavors that are based on fundamental and innovative cooking techniques. VOLT's relationship with local artisan farmers ensures availability of products to fulfill the philosophy behind the menu, in a refined, historic venue where classic meets modern. By design, the restaurant follows along the original footprint of the mansions first floor parlors. Both the 38 seat main dining room and the bar/lounge open off the foyer. The original mosaic tile in the foyer was the inspiration behind the warm monochromatic color palette that adorns the finishes in VOLT. Private dining can be hosted in the conservatory offering views of the expansive courtyard. The 700 square foot kitchen afforded space to include up to 20 guests.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?