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“Outstanding food and great service”
Review of Lucky Corner

Lucky Corner
Ranked #4 of 405 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Asian, Vietnamese
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Join us at Lucky Corner Vietnamese Cuisine for authentic Vietnamese dishes in a welcoming atmosphere with excellent service! Come find out why Tripadvisor has named us one of the best local restaurants! Our expansive menu truly has something for everyone, from traditional Pho fans to vegetarians and even kids. Every dish is prepared with the freshest ingredients so that each dish is of the highest quality! Try a chef specialty like Chilean Sea Bass pan seared to perfection and served over sauteed seasonal vegetables or our most popular chicken dish - the spicy Chicken With Chili & Lemongrass. Whatever you choose, our experienced and friendly staff will help to make your dining experience completely enjoyable! Be sure to stop by on Mondays or Tuesdays for 1/2 price wine or if you're a member of the military, you'll always receive 10% off a visit. And when you don't have time to join us, simply call in an order for takeout and we'll have your lunch or dinner ready in no time. When you're craving an authentic Vietnamese dining experience, come to Lucky Corner Vietnamese Cuisine!
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Outstanding food and great service”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

While parking may be a challenge here, it is well worth walking a few blocks if you cannot get close. Went with a party of four for dinner on a Saturday night at about 7:00PM, no reservations and we were seated without a wait, although the dining area did seem pretty full. Crispy Spring Rolls, Duck Pot Stickers and Tom Yum soup were ordered as appetizers and all were very good. Tow of us had the Black Pepper Shrimp and Scallop, which was fabulous. One had a veggie dish, Ginger and Garlic Broccoli (also excellent, and one a a green curry. Food was uniformly superb, and served in reasonable portions. Service was unobtrusive and helpful, they were there when you needed them , and not there when you didn't. Sadly, there is a large screen television that is hard to avoid on one wall of the dining area, which significantly detracts from the decor and the atmosphere. Would have rated it 5 if not for that.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Eric A
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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“best asian food in frederick”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

doesn't look like much, but this is a cozy restaurant with friendly service and top-notch food.
I have tried about 6 dishes and all are very good. The large soups are pretty standard at Vietnamese places, but these are particularly good. The hot pots are also great. The Hot and Sour soup is a very very good version.
One word of warning - there are two chefs and they have different ideas on "medium-hot" so be sure to describe your wishes to your waiter.
Lunch is the same as dinner except the prices are lower.

  • Visited January 2013
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1 Thank 2005-travel-lover
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Frederick, Maryland
Level 5 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Surprisingly great restaurant with an unusual location.”
Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Surprisingly great restaurant with an unusual location. On the north end of market Street (where there isn't much). Excellent food, excellent service, very nice decor. A few parking spaces but mostly street parking. Always busy during lunch. Good carry out too

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1 Thank billykeyc
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frederick, maryland
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700 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 557 helpful votes
“Best Asian food in Frederick”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Finally tried Lucky Corner for lunch, based on TripAdvisor reviews -it was very good food! I like Sumittra and I like a good sushi but this offers something very distinctive and authentic that tops all others. We started with duck potstickers (okay) and crispy spring rolls (very good - not greasy). I tried a small bowl of the Tom Yum soup (with chicken and mushrooms) - excellent. My wife had the Mango chicken (excellent - not too sweet, delicious) and I had the special of the day - a nice spicy curried pumpkin with beef. The beef was a recommendation of our excellent server and it was the right complement to the pumpkin. The food was prepared from fresh and high quality ingredients. We will return for dinner, and to work our way through the menu, including the Pho speciality of the house.

Be warned that it's a small place and it took nearly 1 hour between waiting for a table at noon to having food on the table. Nevertheless, the wait staff were exceedingly pleasant, efficient, and well informed about the menu.

  • Visited March 2013
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5 Thank fred200099
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Always great food and service.”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

We eat at Lucky Corner at least twice a month and the food is always great. When my mom comes to visit, she makes us take her there. I love the veggie hot pot. Watch out for the crowds - at lunch and dinner times it is always crowded.

Visited February 2013
Thank Kldgbb
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