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Barbara Fritchie Restaurants

1513 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3732
+1 301-662-2500
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner
1513 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3732
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The service was terribly inattentive. Sat at table for 15mins before anyone said a word to us. Was getting up to walkout when finally got a servers attention. Drinks took forever to come, coffee came in a mini cup and cup sat empty for 10mins...More

Thank Ryan Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted this is an institution along Rt 40, but it is way dated. The menu impresses with its heft and they have a massive selection of cakes. However, the average quality is a little below par. It is an OK place but I don't think...More

Thank Taosmeister
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Talk about a slice of nostalgia! My family frequented the Barbara Fritchie when I was growing up. We had many meals there and they were the go to place for a slice of homemade pie. I remember my family ordering their pies for holidays and...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It has been around for ever and a day, but I think it has seen better days. The food was OK, the service friendly, but overall we left just satisfied rather that with a WOW that was great. The selection is impressive but I would...More

Thank Taosmeister
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Lived in Frederick for several years in the late 60's, early 70's. Came back to town for a high school friend's funeral. Wanted to have supper in an "old Frederick" restaurant. There aren't many left. The Red Horse or Barbara Fritchie. Decided on the latter...More

Thank P D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

When I first moved to Frederick about 15 yrs ago I happened upon Barbara Fritchie's. Not knowing any of the local history I was a bit "put-off" by the big candy cane and the location. But once through those doors I was brought back in...More

Thank Smccardell
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I went to BF when I was a girl about 10 yrs old with my Uncle I was visiting in PA. At the time I remember it being wonderful. So when my son moved close to Frederick I wanted to seek out this wonderful place...More

Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is an old school diner with comfort food. The food portions are plentiful, they have ice cream, milkshakes, soda the old fashioned way and homemade desserts. A wide variety of pies & cakes that are incredible! You can order the whole pies or cakes...More

1  Thank Margret K
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Affectionately known as "The Fritch," the Barbara Fritchie restaurant has been a fixture in Frederick for over 100 years. The dining room is old and tired but it's clean and well kept. The menu is typical diner fare, so you're not going to find lobster...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. The fried oysters weren't the greatest, but everything else was really good. Chocolate milkshake, coconut custard pie, sandwiches. This is a good old comfort food restaurant. Service was a little bit slow, but that's because it was busy. Once we...More

Thank Terry T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21702-3732
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-662-2500
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