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“NEVER DISAPPOINTING” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gladchuk Bros.

Gladchuk Bros.
Ranked #45 of 398 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Alexandria, Virginia
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106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“NEVER DISAPPOINTING”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013

Last week we drove to Frederick, Maryland for a predictably good meal at Gladchuk Brothers. It was about an hours drive but always worth it. We go here when we want great home cooking in a comfortable atmosphere. John, one of the owners is one of the best aspects. He always greets people as if they are family or good friends. The menu has some old favorites but also has specials which are delicious as well. The homemade desserts are the most difficult aspect as one can choose only one dessert (and one to take home perhaps?). The Beef Stroganoff, Baked Chicken, fresh medley of steamed vegetables and awesome homemade split pea and ham soup were sensational. Pumpkin pie and coconut cake rounded off the meal. All of the wait staff from the servers down to the young man who fills the glasses are professional and friendly. Perfect for a special occasion or just to have the meal of a lifetime!!!! Worth the drive! Treat yourself!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Laurance
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Crossville, Tennessee
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Excellent & Romantic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2013

Applejack chicken, shrimp scampi, three milk sponge cake, and apple strudel were absolutely excellent. The service was nothing less than excellent. The restaurant was very busy and reservations were handled expeditiously. Great for a romantic setting at any time. Reservations highly recommended. Hours of the restaurant are limited and they are closed on Sunday and Monday. Repeated visits are definitely on the horizon.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Roger P
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Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Old World Ambiance”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

First of all , the staff is wonderful. Friendly, cheerful, helpful, knowledgeable, patient and polite. The decor is old world and charming, a little of old Germany. The food is great. Have been several times and never had a disappointing meal. Yes, there are sauces. The sauces are well made and go with the style of food. The portions are ample. For those wanting a ' super size' meal there are plenty of fast food places; this is a refined dining experience. The parking lot is generous, no problem finding a spot. Look forward to eating here whenever we are in town.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Perkasite
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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340 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“FOOD IS GREAT !!! EXACTLY THE WAY YOU WANT IT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

The Host will greet you politely and take you to a spotless, white cloth covered table with cloth napkins. If there is any problem with your lunch or dinner the staff will solve the problem with a gracious and sincere smile. They are all most accommodating and eager to please your every wish. Just speak up nicely to most easily get what you want. Seafood is exceptionally fresh, and the crab cakes are beautifully prepared, some of Maryland's finest. You have a choice of two side dishes, and I always get mixed veg’s for one, and seasonal fruit salad for the second side. Many people find the Duchess twice baked potatoes to be the best side dish. The bar offers drinks that are carefully made and quickly presented. I have always enjoyed their many soups and salad presentations, which taste great and are a treat for the eyes. A basket of fresh hot breads complements every table. Smoking hot flavorful coffee and many “baked every day” pies and cakes fill the desert menu. Some people are “nuts” about their butterscotch chiffon pie, but I like the fruit pies, especially peach or apple heated, and with ice cream al la mode. Boing, there goes the diet!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hanschen
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Brunswick, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Enjoy the ambiance but don't order a steak”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2013

I took my brother out to this restaurant for dinner three months ago. He remembered it in its heyday 20 years ago. It is a nice looking property, easy parking, attentive wait staff. I wanted to buy my bother a big steak - and I was going to order a bowl of French onion soup - as a light eater, I figured that I could have the soup and a couple of bites of His big $30+ steak.
Where I live, you can buy a two pound, 2" Angus beef rib eye with excellent marbling
for $9 every week, retail. So here we are in Gladchuks ordering a $30 steak and what comes out is a 1/2" job the size of an Iphone....poorly cooked. My brother ate the entire thing in three bites.
This place had a famous history 20 years ago, but it needs to get its act together on pricing and meat.....how much did that steak cost wholesale, probably $3. I would have been embarrassed to serve it to a customer at that price if I were the owner.
The wait staff was wonderful and the French Onion soup was great, but I felt like I got ripped off on the steak. I did.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank travelnow43
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