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Family Meal

American Restaurant$$$$
  • Brittney H.
    "The Chicken Pot Pie Fritters are a must try!"(7 Tips)
    "The fried chicken and pot pie fritters are to die for"(22 Tips)
    NeeCee K.
    "I loved the fried chicken and the duck fat fries!"(2 Tips)
    "Yummy devil eggs!"(2 Tips)
78 Tips and reviews
  • fried chicken
  • french fries
  • lively
  • family-friendly
  • good for groups
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  • DC Dining Adventures
    DC Dining AdventuresJanuary 27, 2014
    The Burger is a must have, probably one of the best burgers I've experienced. It comes topped with cheddar, bacon and caramelized onions. Order it medium-rare, bite in and enjoy!
  • Natalie A.
    Natalie AnilloJuly 6, 2015
    Fried chicken plate is delicious but huge - 4 pieces of fried chicken (leg, wing, breast, and thigh) + 2 chives and cheese biscuits + assorted vegetables and pickles
  • Will H.
    Will HarveyMay 6, 2014
    Really nice place. The name suggest we we're about to hit up a Denny's but it's more of a gastropub with a lot of mixing flavors and new types of dishes. No complaints (aside from change the name) :-P
  • Ken F.
    Ken FragerJuly 25, 2013
    I never would've expected the quality of food, exceptional service and comfortable setting in a renovated car dealer in Frederick... but it's all three. We'll definitely be back!
  • Lauren A.
    Lauren AltmanOctober 8, 2016
    Baked pear was the best soda I've ever had, every vegetable was perfect. Go shrimp and grits, fried chicken or all small plates like pimento mac & cheese. Carrot soup and pot pie frites were okay.
  • Austin
    AustinOctober 30, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The best breakfast spot in Frederick. FM is also a good option for lunch and dinner. FM helps make the point that downtown Frederick is THE place for better food. One of Frederick's best.
  • Patrick B.
    Patrick BowlAugust 10, 2013
    If you were once a couple who loved to eat out at great places but then you had kids and found yourself eating more at Dennys- this place will rescue you. Kid-friendly, but with the great food!
  • Be S.
    Be ShivelyJuly 27, 2013
    Went for the first time for Saturday brunch. The staff was absolutely wonderful helping my chaotic family of 4 (with 2 kids under 3.5 years). Food was delicious and I wanted to stay for lunch :)
  • Hans N.
    Hans NelsonJuly 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic prawns w grits & gravy, fried green tomatoes, & lemon meringue pie. Simple classics done perfectly w a twist. Service just ok, a few minor annoyances, but the food more than makes up for it!
  • Theresa
    TheresaSeptember 3, 2013
    My husband and I were slightly disappointed that both meals had no taste--I had the fried chicken and he had a burger. However, the pot pie fritters and the lavender earl grey donuts were amazing!
  • Mary
    MaryMay 5, 2013
    This place is a perfect example of a restaurant making good food with simple ingredients. The Strata and Pineapple Mint Waffles are amazing. Everything is housemade - right down to the hot sauce.
  • Jason K.
    Jason KnauerJuly 9, 2012
    Suppress your snickers and give "precious comfort food" a try. The fried chicken is very good, not Lady and Sons good, but really good and the chicken pot pie bites are other worldly.
  • The Baltimore Sun
    The Baltimore SunSeptember 11, 2012
    From our review: "There is a perfect fried chicken supper" with "marvelously crispy" skin. Fried green tomatoes and chicken pot pie fritters are "note-perfect." Read more:
  • Corey H.
    Corey HighlandJune 29, 2012
    The fried chicken is to die for! I couldn't even finish the while meal! Service is impeccable and they even have a full bar!
  • Samantha E.
    Samantha EvansMarch 10, 2013
    Best fried chicken. Better then lady and sons ( sans other comment ) perfectly seasons and crispy. If your not into that get the mushroom risotto. Drinks are perfect too.
  • Angie S.
    Angie StevensonMarch 23, 2013
    Hostess was awesome! Service was good. Pimiento cheese appetizer... amazing! Pickled veggies... awesome! Fried Chicken dinner... meh. Macaroni and Cheese... meh. Sweet tea... good.
  • Jon
    JonAugust 2, 2015
    Onion rings, deviled eggs, lemonade, catfish, fried chicken....strawberry shortcake doughnuts. Awesome
  • Tim K.
    Tim KellyFebruary 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Kinda pricey for some items, but the food is always fantastic quality. Try the chicken pot pie fritters or the bourbon ice cream for a real treat!
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Start your meal with the wedge salad (little gem lettuce, bacon, gorgonzola). Refreshing.
  • Cole K.
    Cole KnightApril 6, 2016
    Exceptional food and a fun drink menu; one of the best restaurants in Frederick, easily
  • Barry C.
    Barry CampbellJanuary 14
    The chicken and the onion rings are pretty good I love they do they serve Mexican Coca-Cola is it core in the furniture is not the most comfortable
  • Mai E.
    Mai ElbashaJune 29, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    You can't go wrong with the fried chicken. Try the chicken pot pie fritters.
  • Robert T.
    Robert TreatJuly 2, 2016
    If you are into root beer, they have "adult" root beer floats, made with root liquor, ice cream, and marshmallows.
  • What's Good Here
    What's Good HereAugust 7, 2014
    Order the Southern chicken with buttermilk biscuits, pickles, hot sauce. Fantastic!
  • Heather F.
    Heather FNovember 13, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    The fried chicken is 4 pieces of chicken which is enough to bring a piece or two home for dinner/lunch. The chocolate milkshake is good with the marshmallow but not worth the $5.
  • Zach T.
    Zach TinneySeptember 29, 2012
    Good food, great service and one of the only places I've seen around where you can get a coke in a glass bottle
  • Beth P.
    Beth PenningtonJuly 11, 2013
    The pancakes were almost bitter tasting. The coffee was very bitter. The bacon was perfect and the home fries were as well. Even though I was the only diner the waitress seemed eager for me to leave.
  • Jake R.
    Jake RubensteinDecember 20, 2015
    Slow cooked chicken wings, fried chicken and biscuits, donut holes. Everything was amazing!
  • Nate B.
    Nate BoatengSeptember 14, 2016
    Fried chicken was great. Very good food overall. Respectable beer list. Great place.
  • Natalie A.
    Natalie AnilloJuly 6, 2015
    Must get the chicken pot pie fritters - it's like bite size chicken pot pie in a fried shell.
  • Joanna B.
    Joanna BonnerJune 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Fantastic service and delicious shrimp and grits. Chicken pot pie fritters were just meh.
  • Reagan B.
    Reagan BarbosaNovember 5, 2016
    The shakes are super delicious, and the banana-butterscotch pudding is a must!
  • Angela W.
    Angela WhiteJune 10, 2016
    I could drink their coffee black, which is a testament to how great it is. I wish they delivered to DC!!!
  • Margo P.
    Margo PJune 24, 2013
    Fried chicken salad sandwich- not so much. Duck French fries were a total score. Reservations are a good idea but we didn't have to wait too long.
  • Sarah R.
    Sarah RamirezSeptember 6, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Crab Waffles Benedict is amazing!
  • Fletcher
    FletcherMarch 21, 2015
    Fried chicken and duck fat fries are amazing! So much to choose from I must come back!
  • John T.
    John TaylorNovember 26, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Chicken Pot Pie Fritters are amazing. You must order them.
  • Lucy W.
    Lucy W.June 29, 2014
    Try the Mezcal. Absolutely delicious
  • Mike
    MikeJune 28, 2012
    Fried chicken is really good. Fries too. Mac and cheese was awesome.
  • Rohit
    RohitApril 21, 2013
    The fried chicken and pot pie fritters are to die for
  • Wap
    WapSeptember 23, 2014
    Biscuits and gravy plus home fries ... Good stuff
  • Nicholas G.
    Nicholas GraysonMay 25, 2013
    Delicious! And the staff was really helpful and attentive.
  • Wap
    WapSeptember 23, 2014
    Lunch was even better.. Cornflake onion rings and amazing burger
  • Nick C.
    Nick ClarkApril 8, 2016
    Eggs any style with side of home fries
  • Brittney H.
    Brittney HaworthMay 27, 2013
    The Chicken Pot Pie Fritters are a must try!
  • Jeanne M.
    Jeanne MJuly 4, 2015
    After ordering we waited 1/2 hr for our food.our waitress finally told us that she forgot to turn in our order, asked us to re-order. they comped it after we asked. Hot cakes were good, service not.
  • Austin
    AustinJune 22, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    S. California introduced fish tacos to the US. A good portion of my life was spent in SoCal. FM's fish tacos fit easily among the best of SoCal. Nothing around here even comes close. The fish is Opah!
  • NeeCee K.
    NeeCee KinardAugust 12, 2012
    Great Food! I loved the fried chicken and the duck fat fries!
  • Brady
    BradyNovember 6, 2012
    Delicious buttermilk biscuits with the fried chicken
  • Dawn J.
    Dawn JonesJuly 17, 2013
    Great food and wonderful service !!! Will go again soon!
  • John T.
    John TobiasonApril 18, 2013
    Awesome for breakfast! They open at 7am.
  • Jim J.
    Jim JenkinsDecember 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Just eat the fried's goooood!
  • Angela C.
    Angela ChaseJuly 3, 2012
    Want a cocktail? Order a French 75... Yummy and not too sweet but a little bit sour.
  • Seek Up G.
    Seek Up GrasshopperOctober 21, 2012
    ...except the pot pie fritters. OMG so very good!!
  • Be S.
    Be ShivelyAugust 3, 2013
    FYI, if you in need of an emergency diaper, there are diapers in the women's restroom! <BONUS>
  • Gina T.
    Gina ThompsonJanuary 4, 2014
    Beef Stew is great!
  • Kaitlin S.
    Kaitlin SullivanAugust 12, 2012
    Make a reservation! I did and it saved me from an hour wait.
  • 💗 Chrissy 💗
    💗 Chrissy 💗October 13, 2015
    OK, we went here be of the stars of this place. However I believe it's overrated. The food is good but kind of bland and over priced for what you get.
  • Richard R.
    Richard RobinettAugust 3, 2013
    All four ups us, me, my wife, daughter and don-in-law all agreed this was AWESOME!!!!!
  • Ryan M.
    Ryan MorrisonOctober 4, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Rachel Sunday is incredible BIG TIPS n-words
  • Marissa
    MarissaJuly 14, 2013
    Think about how many pot pie fritters you need, then double it.
  • Gary B.
    Gary BarrettDecember 27, 2015
    The grits were the bomb!
  • Ali G.
    Ali GokceMay 12, 2015
    Everybody talks about fried chicken, but try burger...
  • ⭐️Pam⭐️
    ⭐️Pam⭐️July 3, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Yummy devil eggs!
  • Kelly M.
    Kelly MaherOctober 7, 2012
    Cutest kids meal ever!
  • Antonello L.
    Antonello LoddoJune 30, 2015
    Cocktails are nice too
  • Tim K.
    Tim KellyMarch 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Good coffee, good breakfast.
  • Mary K.
    Mary KosterMay 4, 2014
    Really don't get the hype over this place. Over priced, inconsistent, bland. Greeter/floor manager yellingb nasty to staff also very inappropriate. Bathrooms were also #fail. #2ndtry #Frederickmd
  • Aaron W.
    Aaron WhiteOctober 28, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the sazerac!
  • Alex B.
    Alex BeardAugust 17, 2014
    Best fish tacos around.
  • C C.
    C CApril 16
    Delicious fried chicken
    Upvoted Jun 18
  • Sénami B.
    Sénami BaSeptember 29, 2013
    Food is good but it can be better if its was more hot
  • Larry S.
    Larry SchodroskiAugust 18, 2014
    Awesome! Awesome!
  • Lindsay L.
    Lindsay LongobardiJuly 6, 2015
    Get the Burger!
  • Gary C.
    Gary CarpinetaAugust 16, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Home fries!
  • Coady O.
    Coady OwensNovember 4, 2014
    Fried chicken
  • Pulkit S.
    Pulkit SethiJuly 17, 2016
    Irish milshake
  • Seek Up G.
    Seek Up GrasshopperOctober 21, 2012
    The service is better than the food
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