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137 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Olney, Maryland
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522 reviews
388 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are so many eateries in Frederick. So with all the competition, restaurants have to up their game a bit, We chose Olives on this particular visit because it promised gluten-free options for my Celiac wife. (Frederick is still a little behind the curve on quality GF choices at restaurants, but it's improving). Our GF corn-based pastas were perfectly cooked--hers... More 

Thank bagnato1
Frederick, Maryland
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98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pretty small restaurant but it is in the heart of downtown Frederick, near shops and bars and other restaurants. I liked the atmosphere, and we sat at a table by the window, which was great for "people watching." I had an excellent martini and a very fresh salad.

Thank JAW42
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend & I were in Frederick for a show at the Weinberg. We arrived early, parked in the garage behind the theater & walked around looking for a place for dinner on a gorgeous summer night. We had Orchard in mind (vegan options) but were open to whatever looked good. Orchard was closed so we kept walking & came... More 

Thank CAGL
Springfield, Virginia
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We were welcomed cheerfully for an early dinner on a quiet Monday night, with the establishment all to ourselves. We were promptly served a large pour of our desired wine selection and ordered our meals of linguini with clams and white wine sauce, and veal scaloppini piccatta served with baby red potatoes and pan grilled brussel sprouts. Our caesar salad,... More 

Thank Ernie K
Frederick, Maryland
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

A group of us went for lunch midweek. The place was empty, so service was excellent. I had the gnocchi as recommended by our server. It was chewy and doughy in a super rich cream sauce. It tasted like it was a frozen pasta product. The bruschetta was okay, given tomatoes in winter are not the best. I wished bread... More 

Thank JSWall2
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We had dinner last night at Olives with another couple. Olives is one of our favorite local restaurants and food is always very good, but last night it was especially delicious. We shared a scallop appetizer, a bottle of Pinot Noir, and four entries and our bill was a reasonable $60 per couple. My veal in lemon cream sauce was... More 

Thank MarylandScubaMan
Keedysville, Maryland, United States
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235 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had dinner at Olives last week. I've been curious about eating there for a while, so we decided to just do it. We were seated immediately and our server Andrew was really great. He was attentive without being overly attentive. We had a glass of Merlot and ordered our dinners, the mushroom ravioli and the pesto pasta. Both were... More 

Thank Michael Y
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202 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Had lunch at Olives while on a trip to Frederick earlier this month. I ordered the linguini with clams; had an especially rich chocolate cake for dessert. I enjoyed every bit of it and found the service to be excellent as well. The presentation was beautiful. I recommended it to some other folks I met during that trip. Deserving of... More 

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Frederick, Maryland
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

We dined here on a Saturday evening and the place was busy but not crazy. Food was delicious, and service was impeccable. Each of us tried something different and were very pleased. If you are looking for amazing Italian in Frederick, this is it!

Thank Suzanne Y
Canfield, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Nice little Italian restaurant in historic Frederick MD. Lasagna, Chicken Parm and my favorite is the Paperdella

Thank Golfnut55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 N Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: 301-378-2045

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?