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Best things to do in Frederick

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“Funky atmosphere with a large selection of coffee and bar drinks. Entertainment on the weekends!”
36 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This is our version of “Central Park”! Walk, Run or Ride to Baker Park from The Carriage House via Carroll Creek Linear Park. Tennis, swimming pool and playgrounds are wonderfully maintained. ”
27 locals recommend
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“The first brewery in Frederick. This is also the largest restaurant downtown. They have two outdoor seating areas, a large bar and numerous food selections. A good place to take the family.”
22 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Beautiful theater that brings in top notch local and national acts. If you get a chance, take a tour or see a silent film with the Wurlitzer-the only theater organ in Maryland!”
26 locals recommend
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“Owned by Brian Voltaggio who was runner-up on Top Chef, this is the restaurant that put the Frederick food scene on the map. Uber pricey but the service and food match its reputation. For a fun happy hour, go there for a burger at the bar with drink included!”
28 locals recommend
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“We always feel like fish in a tank as there are windows on every side of this place but locals love it for a nice meal and drink.”
21 locals recommend
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“Of course...there is wine galore but also unique dishes and a lovely atmosphere on the creek. Reservations recommended!”
21 locals recommend
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“Another restaurant owned by Top Chef runner-up and local celebrity Brian Voltaggio. You HAVE to try the fried chicken and the milkshakes come with a toasted marshmallow on top!”
20 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open daily! FABULOUS for breakfast (upstairs - LOVE their coffee), brunch on weekends, lunch (outdoor seating for people watching) dinner and BEST craft cocktails. 5 STARS Ask for Jeff ~ Award Winning Mixologist, tell the Teresa and Mark sent you :)”
13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Well-prepared food with a nice bar and upstairs seating. We like to get a table in the upstairs window during parades so we can see everything from a great spot!”
10 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Great grocery store, with fresh food and essentials that are reasonably priced.”
10 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“If you like tapa's, this is the place to go, it's in historic downtown Frederick. They have great lunch specials M-F.”
11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Vibrant, contemporary bistro doling out creative sushi, Asian wings & other fusion fare.”
10 locals recommend
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“This is the hub of Frederick! Closed on Tuesdays but any other day you can eat in or take out. Just a block from the house. ”
12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Educational experience for a rainy day. And they have fun themed socks in the gift shop:)”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“JoJo's seems to do everything right. From delicious brunches to yummy lunches and tasty dinners, you will be satisfied with both the service and selection. In addition, they have a fun bar atmosphere!”
14 locals recommend