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Firestone’s Culinary Tavern

105 N. Market St. Send to Phone
301-663-0330 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Family-style fare in a revamped old-time department store.

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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sun.
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Firestone’s Culinary Tavern Restaurant Review

: Settled into the shell of a former department store---the old-fashioned kind with pressed tin ceilings, and wooden floors and upstairs railing---this retro eatery sits square in the center of old-town Frederick. Stop by for a homey, all-American Sunday brunch, a decent meal of stuffed french toast---the filling, cream cheese---topped with a raspberry coulis. That dish we recommend; the restaurant’s version of the classic Monte Cristo we do not---it’s really nothing more than a glorified grilled cheese sandwich. Try the commendable crab meat-and-artichoke dip laced with plenty of cheese, baked oysters, steamed mussels and assorted soups and salads. Cheesecake lovers will appreciate the house-made version swirled with a raspberry purée.



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