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Shab Row East Street, Frederick, MD 21701 (East Patrick and North East)
+1 240-651-5155
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

when we went there, we were seated in what i thought was a prime location, window seat. we ordered food, and then i noticed there were tons of flies in the window! and we had to wave them off our food! DUDE! Flies! Yes, i should have asked to move or mentioned it to the server (who really should have... More 

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Thank Randy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've eaten at Ayse Meze several time, and every time the food, service and atmosphere is excellent. Love the "small plate" way to try several different things for dinner, all expertly prepared and very well conceived. Reminds us of our visits to Istanbul, Italy, Greece and the Adriatic.

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Thank Evan R
Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I made a reservation for late in a weeknight for friends who were visiting from out of town, so we could catch a literature reading at Sky Stage. The staff called to inform that the grill would be closed when we got there. Rather than changing our plans, we stopped by early and pre-ordered our meal. The staff guided us... More 

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Thank C-Way3
Middletown, md
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 18, and had called for a last minute reservation. They managed to seat us by 8:00 pm. The table had one waiter, Glen. I was skeptical that he could pull it off. He did. Glen was terrific. Every order was delivered perfectly. No mistakes. Unbelievable. Only one issue: the restaurant ran out of steak. Two... More 

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Thank Vulturecap
Mary C, General Manager at Ayse Meze, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We're glad that all of you enjoyed your visit, despite the shortage of steak. We had a record breaking night on the date of your visit, and it's great to hear that the food and service continued to be great throughout the night. Thank you again for your continued feedback and patronage. We're... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to an enjoyable Brunch based on reviews we had read, but that was not our experience. We arrived at 1:00 pm and they serve Brunch until 2:30 pm, so we were surprised to see no plates at the buffet area, platters not replenished, and no one at the omelette station. A separate sheet of paper noted... More 

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Thank BlondeGoddess56
Mary C, Manager at Ayse Meze, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Although they're hard to hear, it's reviews like yours that help us to continue to train our staff and improve our service. We're so sorry to hear that our buffet and service weren't up to standard on your last visit. We would like to hear from you to further discuss where we fell short, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Multiple environments, dining choices and always fun servers. If you like the bar scene and live music, it's here. If you like a mediterranean/business casual dining experience, it's here. If you like outdoor casual and relaxed, that too is here (during the warmer months). The food is excellent (meze = smaller yet shareable portions) and wait staff remarkable. A family... More 

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Thank Magda M
Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am not a fan of Mediterranean food so I was hesitant to go to this restaurant. We also weren't so sure how the single plates of food would be as compared to a full entree. However they exceeded our expectations. My wife and I went to this restaurant with 7 other couples from work. The food was very good... More 

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Thank Art S
Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our son here for his 18th birthday. It is expensive...for our family of 5 it was over $150.00. The portions are pretty small but the food is very good. We had a problem with our waitress. I won't get into specifics but we were refunded our tip which was acceptable to us. I recommend the restaurant but I... More 

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Thank beas3
Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice Eastern Mediterranean restaurant offering various Greek, Turkish, and Lebanese dishes. Have always received excellent service (suggest making reservations to avoid a wait), have tried various items from their menu. Staff are always willing to assist and make suggestions. Can get expensive if you get carried away ordering too many plates!

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Thank dovo51
Frederick, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happy hour prices and complimentary food. Brussel sprouts are the best! Chicken pita is great and most specials of the day. Tapas type servings

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shab Row East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    (East Patrick and North East)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 240-651-5155

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