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“Impressive, good food and service, nice atmosphere”

JoJo's Restaurant & Tap House
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Ranked #12 of 405 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: No Cross Street
Description: Jeff and Joanna Button opened JoJo’s Restaurant & Tap House at 16 E. Patrick St., Frederick in August of 2012. The restaurant features a casual dining room set off from the Tap House side, a Tap House with 20 beers on tap and full bar and a private room perfect for housing your special event. JoJo’s has a great Happy Hour, live entertainment and special events throughout the week. Stop by for a delicious meal in our dining room side, or if you prefer a little more activity grab a seat in the Tap House, with something for everyone we invite you to stop anytime!
Reviewed October 9, 2012

Had dinner at JoJo's recently. We sat in the dining room. Got a table right away and server came right by for drink order. He was knowledgeable about the beers, but honest about those he hadn't tasted yet. We enjoyed a couple of seasonal craft beers and one in our party had a tasty pumpkin martini. Food was delicious. The reviews about the prime rib sandwich are spot on. It is awesome. Started with crab fritters, very good and more than enough for the 3 of us. Others in the party had the "hot" hamburger with several chili's - said it was very good and one had the filet mignon. Cooked perfectly. Stopped by the bar on the way out and it was lively and fun. It has a big city feel, but with the small town welcoming atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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Reviewed October 9, 2012

First of all, the place is a HUGE improvement over what used to be there, Patricks Pub and Anne's Steakhouse. First impressions are the most important and JoJo's did not disappoint. I went with two friends and we went on a busy Friday evening but you wouldn't have known it with the service that was provided by our server (we cannot remember his name but he was tall with blonde hair, very personable). We felt as if we were his only table and catered to our every want and need quickly. We started with the baked crab rolls and the spring rolls(4 rolls per serving each) and they both were nicely flavored but not too heavy serving as a great appetizer. I had the eight ounce filet, medium rare, and my friends had the rib eye sandwich and a special which was a grilled chicken glazed in a maple habanero sauce. We all LOVED our individual meals and ended up eating off each others plates for the duration of our meal. Once we had finished our meal, the server provided us with his quite elaborate and emphatic description of the exploding s'more and we were instantly sold. The dessert did not disappoint either. It came exactly as described and the taste was exquisite. Our total bill for the three of us was just short of $80 (including three cocktails).

Our overall experience was amazing and that was just the dining room! Afterwards, we walked to the bar where we enjoyed an exciting and lively atmosphere. For the sports enthusiasts, there are three televisions which were constantly tuned into some sports game for the duration we were there, mainly baseball. There twenty beers on tap and just the look of some of the taps are fun to look at on their own. There are Miller Lite and Yuengling, but after that there are 18 craft beers on draft, many from local breweries such as Flying Dog and Evolution. The service was speedy as there were three bartenders working and they were all extremely personable.

Overall, our experience was just about perfect. For a new restaurant in an already extremely competitive area with restaurants all up and down the famed Market Street, JoJo's put their stamp on downtown Frederick, I highly suggest you go in, I know i'll be going back.

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1  Thank Mitchell H
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

JoJo's is a place to check out! They have only been open a few weeks and I've gone back numerous times. They have a great selection of 20 beers on tap and a great happy hour specials. I've tried many things on the menu from the appetizers (crab fritters and pork belly tacos) and dinners (Blackened Haddock and Burgers). I would highly recommend you check out this up and coming restaurant in Frederick! It's become my new favorite bar.

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Thank Tracy W
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

Tried this place after having enjoyed the chef's former restaurant, Roasthouse Pub. Many of the same elements are repeated here with the addition of a more formal dining room. Pork Belly taco appetizer is quite good and filling. 20 beers on tap. 10% discount on food for military, but it's not listed anywhere; you have to ask. Southern Tier beer dinner coming up on 10/29/2012.

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Thank FritzGoat
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

JoJo's is a definitve hit. A large selection of beers on tap. The food is great. The pork belly tacos are superb. The bar help is great with good service! They have a great happy hour menu and JoJo is great. The local's have put this place on their list !!

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1  Thank Charlene J
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