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“Try the exploding Potatoes!”
Review of a.k.a. Friscos

a.k.a. Friscos
Ranked #23 of 398 Restaurants in Frederick
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Try the exploding Potatoes!”
Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

If we offer to bring a dish for a party the exploding potatoes are always a hit, (and usually the first empty container). I've had sandwiches there also very good, can't find this food anywhere else. Friskos is a great informal spot for a quick bite.

Visited March 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Toledo, Ohio
1 review
“Something a bit out of the ordinary for a road trip stop”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 via mobile

Decided to try this restaurant based on the positive Trip Advisor reviews... and we are certainly glad we drove the few extra miles off the main highway to find this place tucked away in an industrial area. They have a large menu of unique sandwiches, salads, grilled foods, potatoes, and soups. Food was all great (although be prepare if you order the "mildly spicy wings" (would give them an 8 out of 10 on the hot spice scale) ...like my son said, "they will grow hair on your chest"... but he loved them. Also got the chicken salad, potato soup, and flat iron steak dinner with exploded potato. All were very tasty meals. We would definitely stop by here again if we ever have a return visit to this area of the country.

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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“GREAT Food, fun and funky place!”
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

LOVE their food! One of these days I will figure out how to make their exploded baked potatoes. They're awesome. The chicken is good. The barbecue is good and the steak is super good. And don't miss their Oreo chocolate chip cookies.

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Toledo, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic food reasonably priced”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Just an overall friendly place to eat. You must try their "exploding potatoes". They are to die for!

Visited April 2014
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Baltimore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great if you have kids”
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor and decided to give it a go for a weekend family outing. My husband described the atmosphere as "if Trader Joe's were a restaurant", and that's a pretty accurate assessment. The kids' meals can't be beat, $3.25 for a giant plate of food, a bottle of juice and a cookie. The portions in general are enormous. I got a small cobb salad and it was easily two full meals for me. The food is nothing spectacular, though the exploded potatoes, their signature item, are pretty interesting. There are lots of vegetarian options, and even if you're vegan you could make do here. Honestly, if we didn't have kids with us, we probably wouldn't eat here. But for a family meal, it's a great place.

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