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a.k.a. Friscos

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4632 Wedgewood Blvd, Frederick, MD 21703-7159
+1 301-698-0018
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Thank Nabobs
Level Contributor
62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Thank wannagetaway613
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 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)

Thank Nancy L
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 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.

1 Thank Jonathan W
North Little Rock, Arkansas
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 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 

Thank dirtydan831
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Loud, Rushed, Crowded, uncomfortable setting, As for the food well large portions of unremarkable food. Kind of resembled a human feed lot.

Thank BullCrab
washington, dc
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I love the food Friscos. I've been visiting since I moved to Frederick from DC 10 years ago. Honestly, I even remember the DC friscos from my high school and college days in Tenleytown. I've always had a great customer service experience and enjoyed the food. I had to get my kid a quick bite to eat so I dropped... More 

Thank sophelia
Angie W, Owner at a.k.a. Friscos, responded to this review

08/31/2016 I just wanted to thank you for all of your years of business. I am really not sure what happened that day, but I am really sorry, and I believe it was a fluke. I am really hoping that your next experience will be what made you come back to begin with. More 

Gaithersburg, Maryland
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162 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch. Place was kind of hard to find but we managed with google maps. Got there early and there weren't many people so we were skeptical. Went in and ordered from the rather large menu...lots of options! Salads, sandwiches, big potatoes, etc. My wife and I both got potatoes. Food was really good! Potatoes were made fresh... More 

1 Thank Voyager0021
Frederick, Maryland
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to the amazing place for years now. I have always loved all the items I have ordered and never have been disappointed. This is one of the few places I struggle to choose my order every time I go because everything is BANGIN! Speaking of bangin the exploded potato is a must for first timers and... More 

Thank nicktrippin
Germantown, Maryland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Well hidden location with some really good lunch food! Well worth finding: exploded potatoes are #1 and sandwiches are enormous.

Thank Magda41162

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4632 Wedgewood Blvd, Frederick, MD 21703-7159
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-698-0018

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?