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a.k.a. Friscos

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4632 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD 21703
+1 301-698-0018
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We love this place. Everything is out of this world. One bite of the exploding potatoes and you'll devour the rest and go back for more!

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Thank Jessica P
Sacramento, CA
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The food here is great, the staff is friendly and courteous, and the beer selection is fantastic. We had the flat iron steak over potato and the flat iron steak over exploded potatoes, which is a combination of bacon and mashed potatoes and cheese (I think).

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Thank cyntae
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

So, we were on our way to Frederick and I looked online to find a place to eat. Saw this and decided to give it a try! So glad I did! The portions are awesome and my husband and I got two sandwiches and two drinks for less than $25! We definitely could have shared one sandwich though, it was... More 

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Thank MrsMcD890
Jacksonville, Florida
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

We went to Frisco's for Don's 50th Birthday dinner. He ordered the TransAm and I ordered the BBQ sandwich. Our SIL ordered the chicken salad and he said ur was great. Def a great place.

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Thank DebraFosterLynch
Gaithersburg, MD
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295 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed December 9, 2016

On a quiet Sunday afternoon we met friends for lunch. A nice place hidden away among the warehouses and commercial buildings. Nice and quiet? Empty? NO WAY! The place was hopping with every table full - and everyone looking like they were loving the food! Standing at the order counter we were asked if this was our first visit. Upon... More 

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Thank Anbrugo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

We tracked this place down because of the reviews of "Exploded Potatoes". It really is in the most unlikely place and so worth finding. The exploded potatoes are really something special and our two entrees were so very good, the southwest chicken and the steak. The portion sizes are beyond enormous so you could split an entree and still have... More 

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maryland
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68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Located in a business park, aka Friscos is hidden from the main road. But the fact that it was crowded on a Saturday, when most of the other businesses in the park were closed, is a testament to the fact that they must really be onto something. A lot of the menu centers around the potato. You can get it... More 

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Thank wannagetaway613
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

I had a sandwich, my daughter had a potato dish. Both average. It has a fun atmosphere; but, I don't like being asked for a tip, especially when I do everything except prepare the meal! ( got my own drink, picked up my dinner, seated myself, got my own utensils after a brief search, and cleaned up my table)

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2 Thank Nancy L
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Frisco's now for almost 20 years and never had a bad meal. Great sandwiches, salads and chili. It does get crowded at lunch time though.

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1 Thank Jonathan W
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten lunch at Frisco's twice. The food is fantastic. The portions are huge and the flavors are too. The exploded baked potato is just an awesome choice. It hits all the right notes with bacon, chives and butter. The salads are fresh and large. Sandwiches are large, fresh and amazing. Enough for lunch and dinner. A plus for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4632 Wedgewood Blvd., Frederick, MD 21703
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-698-0018

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