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8180 Maple Lawn Blvd. Send to Phone
High-class suburban eatery offering American fare for the settled set.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Trapeze Restaurant Review

: Halfway between Washington and Baltimore sits a suburban town known as Fulton. On its main street, Trapeze operates like a big-city eatery even though its audience consists of folks who have unknotted the tie and want an upscale though casual meal. Part of a small, local restaurant group, Trapeze’s menu is changed to meet the seasons, and it borrows freely from both Asian and Southern influences. Not surprisingly, the lunch menu leans heavily on salads and burgers, so if you are looking for more formal fare, wait for dinner. Starting with the roasted garlic Caesar makes sense, even if you follow up with a seafood stew and not a rare filet mignon. Glazed salmon, jumbo lump crab cakes and Caribbean shrimp are also tempting entrées, but then you might want to start with something less potent and dramatic, such as the seared ahi or the fried green tomatoes. Desserts don’t make much of an impression, so you may wish to order a second glass of wine and a cup of coffee. Don’t be disappointed if the service seems a bit disjointed; if you want the bread, ask for it.


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