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“Good Attention to detail with a pleasant setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Wine Kitchen

The Wine Kitchen
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Ranked #7 of 397 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: American, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Take a right off Market St. onto Carroll Creek Way
Virginia
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Attention to detail with a pleasant setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

This was a very pleasant afternoon for a leisure lunch under the trees beside Carroll Creek. Service was warm and attentive, in spite of some sort of big party inside. Food was well prepared without being overstated on the menu. Good selection of wines. Certainly worth a repeat visit. Central of downtown Frederick with good parking facilities nearby.

  • Visited July 2014
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“I would give it zero stars if I could!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We ordered an appetizer for ten bucks. It was pork rinds and guacamole. Exactly 2 tablespoons of guacamole. When we asked for more the waitress told us it would be 2 dollars more. My Peruvian chicken was not cooked through. I still don't know how they could undercook a tiny piece of meat. And over cook everything else. BEWARE: they allow dogs! I think the constantly barking dog sitting exactly 10 inches from my feet, and his oblivious owner enjoyed the place but it was a huge waste of time and money for my husband and I.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Cat S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Retirement dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014

Reading other reviews in Trip Advisor was important to me in choosing this restaurant. GREAT location in Frederick. Restaurant is popular! Whew. It is loud. Very loud. Lots of attentive staff. Great service and mediocre food. The owner is creative and literate when it comes to descriptions of the wine flights. Charming, actually. The wines chosen for the Cabernet flight did not match the descriptions -- in my opinion. Ordered a very expensive glass of Cabernet and it was delicious.
Fried green tomatoes first course had too much breading. White asparagus salad was delicious.
The burger with dipping sauce was very good. Cheese on fries was a surprise. Not a good surprise. Strawberry shortcake description was awesome. The result was a complete disappointment. Berries were not fresh; gelato was good but presentation was not impressive.
My guest ordered Peruvian chicken which was DRY. Probably won't return. Final comment: most disappointed with wine choices. Note: this is just my opinion.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank K1103
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
“Good food, wine and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

Located next to a multi storey car park, the entrance is not impressive as its just a door to a lift shared with many other units, typically offices. Parking is sensible ar $1 per hour.
It overlooks a small creak spanned by a bridge, not exactly the river side venue I expected, bu things looked up from there.
Efficient boking on line resrved a table at 8pm on a friday night when they were busy. Smart modern interior. Tables a little close packed, but acceptable.
Water provided without any fuss. Wine selection intersting, expensive and more than a little pretentious, in my view.

Salad of beetrootvand leaves was lovely, if it were better presented it would be perfect-the mound of leaves covered the interesting colour and shapes of the walnuts and beetroots.

Steak fillet mignon was cooked well, perhaps a little charred externally for medium rare. Mashed potatoes were creamy and perfect. Green beans were well cooked, just a little crunch, but the portion of these was a little mean.
Service was perfect, available, quick but not overpowering.
Would recommed this to other visitors.
Price is more like $50 per head plus gratuity

  • Visited July 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Perfection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014

Spent a delightful Sunday afternoon at the Wine Kitchen. Brunch was spectacular-- food, service, atmosphere. Even the restrooms had perfect lighting. Highly recommend.

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank Passport4ttheready
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