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228 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5335 (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
+1 301-696-8658
15:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Fri 15:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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311 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As my TA handle indicates, I am indeed a Culinary Snob. Having been in the food industry 30+ years, I am an avowed "foodie". My wife and I entered Volt with high expectations, and were woefully underwhelmed. We did the 15 course chef's counter experience, and split a wine pairing. That's $150 each for the food, and +$75 for the... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The chefs truly prepare creative, unique selections; some I really enjoyed and some were just a little bit to over the top for my taste. Having been a few times over the past couple years, I have walked out each time with mixed feelings. The service tends to be a bit pretentious, which actually surprises and disappoints me each time.... More 

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Washington, DC
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here last week. Overall, an enjoyable meal. Beautiful surround. Expert service. Our waitress was very keen to make sure we were pleased. Dinner for four (the twelve course tasting menu plus a 150 bottle of wine) was about 750.00, and so we should be pleased. Let's start with the positives: at times there was excellence. The tempura shrimp,... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is by far one of the best restaurants I have ever eaten in. Service is superior, food is well prepared and presented beautifully and staff is wonderful. You will not be sorry

Thank rsknight1969
Kensington, Maryland
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The ambiance is very pleasing and subdued but upscale, the noise level is very subdued, patrons can speak to one another in conversational tones. The service was excellent and very attentive and the staff is first class. This is what is now called a small plate dining experience, you need to order at least from four different sections of the... More 

1 Thank mikhox
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Went here for an early Thanksgiving brunch with the family and we weren't let down. Went with the five course tasting menu, and it was an array of seasonal foods that didn't let down. The cocktails were unique, the service was always attentive and on point, and the food was always delicious.

Thank holybucket
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We have had the pleasure to visit Volt for several years. From table 21 to stopping by in the bar. Whatever the experience, we have always been treated with respect and provided a high level of service with masterful cocktails and delicious food.

Thank Jamie J
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were looking forward to a great dinner after having heard about Volt's reputation for some time and not being able to visit previously from DC. The environment is nice, in a warm renovated historical house, staff is welcoming and attentive, but food is certainly at the level expected from Volt's reputation. Most courses were average at best, dessert was... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

My wife and I have had Volt on the list of special restaurant trips we wanted to take for a while. I've been a fan of the Voltaggio brothers ever since Top Chef. We finally decided to pull the trigger and wow, I'm glad we did. That said, the fact that we weren't there for a special occasion did seem... More 

1 Thank Evan C
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We traveled from Fairfax, VA to Frederick for the week-end to celebrate our anniversary. I booked our 14th Anniversary dinner at Volt because of the reputation of Chef Voltaggio. The food was inventive and excellent. The staff was attentive and knowledgeable. Kudos to all of the staff, sommelier, and servers because it is obvious that they take pride in what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5335
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-696-8658
VOLT offers guests a menu of modern American cuisine. The focus of our cuisine is based on classic flavor combinations, creating sophisticated dishes that emphasize purity and seasonal flavors that are based on fundamental and innovative cooking techniques. VOLT's relationship with local artisan farmers ensures availability of products to fulfill the philosophy behind the menu, in a refined, historic venue where classic meets modern. By design, the restaurant follows along the original footprint of the mansions first floor parlors. Both the 38 seat main dining room and the bar/lounge open off the foyer. The original mosaic tile in the foyer was the inspiration behind the warm monochromatic color palette that adorns the finishes in VOLT. Private dining can be hosted in the conservatory offering views of the expansive courtyard. The 700 square foot kitchen afforded space to include up to 20 guests.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?