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The Cellar Door

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American, Bar, Pub
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5 East Church Street, Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
+1 301-695-8460
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 15:00 - 00:00
Fri 15:00 - 01:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Jefferson, Maryland
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met friends here for drinks. It's a fun, "hole in the wall" type place with fun drinks & gives you the feel of old Frederick. It's below the street and has the original bank safe in the wall which is cool. Staff seem friendly & were handling a busy crowd on a First Saturday night quite well. We had... More 

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Indialantic, Florida
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342 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were part of a rehearsal dinner held here at the end of December. The staff was very good with our party of 35-40 people, they paced the evening well, and we never felt ignored. With such a large group we had the choice of crab cake, 1/2 chicken, or vegetarian lasagna. Each entree came with side starch, vegetable, salad,... More 

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Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We went to an event at the Cellar Door. The atmosphere in this basement restaurant was great, and the staff was friendly and accommodating. We just weren't impressed with the food. I had the vegetable lasagna, which was decent, and my husband had crab cakes, which he said could have had more flavor. The drinks we had were good but... More 

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Middletown, MD
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went there to meet with a with a group of friends for a Christmas party. The place is cozy, though we had another group adjacent to ours, so it was a bit loud at times. It's a bit dark on the restaurant side with the lighting, so maybe you might need a lighter or flashlight to read the menu.... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Just had lunch here. Amazing burger and fries and the service will bring us back. Great little spot for lunch

Thank lljpac
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great food, quaint atmosphere, and excellent service. The multiple times I've been here, I've never been disappointed with the different things I've ordered. They have a great happy hour, and they often have live music on the weekends which is a plus.

Thank smb214
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great wings, the old Bay and butter were fantastic. Great prices. The blackberry and burboun sour was fantastic. Happy Hour half price wine and bottles of wine. Fantastic and knowledgeable server. A hidden gem of downtown Frederick.

Thank Jonathan W
Frederick, Maryland
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Charming little spot with exceptional drinks, food, & service! Watermelon & cucumber martini (?) & peach cosmos (🎯)! The crab dip is Devine! Party of 6 & all loved their dinner choice- whiskey salmon, crab cakes, shrimp PO-boy, fish tacos, cellar door shrimp- all were delish!!! Our waiter was attentive, provided excellent recommendations, & provided excellent service! Great time had... More 

Thank prickles2188
Culpeper, Virginia
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

My husband & I decided to eat at the Cellar Door before a concert. We had a great time! Lacey (sp?), our server, was very knowledgeable & helpful. The goat cheese fritters were amazing!! As was the house-made bread pudding; yum! The menu provided a lot of options. We also tried the mussels (small but tasty), the mahi mahi with... More 

Thank Isabayta
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went on Mother's Day for a casual trip to Frederick. I had never been before so everyone had to do what I wanted :) Starving when we arrived and very unlike me to research eating establishments prior but fortunately we stumbled upon this place. It has a fun casual old world atmosphere. We all enjoyed our food- not an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 30
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 East Church Street, Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-695-8460
American-Casual Cuisine Unique Atmosphere, Food & Drink. Happy Hours - Dinner - Entertainment - Boutique Event Venue

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?