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Fried pickles in DC??

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heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:19 AM

I moved from Charlotte and am dying to find a place that serves fried pickles. Any suggestions??

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  1. KWynn RE: heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:28 AM

    There's a dive bar right across from the 9:30 club that has them on the menu. I can't think of the name of the place but we were with friends who ordered them. They said that typically they are the chip-sized pickles but this bar fried the spears. They enjoyed them but I found them odd (although it was my first time trying fried pickles).

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      KWynn RE: KWynn Nov 19, 2007 07:42 AM

      To follow-up, the place I was talking about is Duffy's: http://www.duffysdc.com/

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      botnot RE: heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:33 AM

      They have them at Nanny O'Brian's in Cleveland Park. I know, Irish Pub, but they satisfy the need.

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        BookGuy RE: heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:47 AM

        I know that Hooters has them and they have a restaurant on 7th Street NW. If you get out of the District, Del Merei Grill in the Arlandia section of Alexandria and Southside 815 in Old Town Alexandria both have fried pickles.

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          round hound RE: heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:52 AM

          Del Merei Grill on Mt. Vernon Ave. in Alexandria is famous for their frickles: lightly fried pickle chips served with a spiced remoulade. The rest of the menu is good too!

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            pdm RE: heg07 Nov 19, 2007 07:55 AM

            Its not in city of DC, but Old Hickory Grille on Hwy 50 in Falls Church has them. Food there is good. They have a Cajun theme of sorts.

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              Annapolis07 RE: pdm Nov 19, 2007 08:32 AM

              Acadiana has them and the rest of the food is pretty good also.

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              irishrose RE: heg07 Nov 20, 2007 06:15 PM

              Not sure about DC but Rocket to Venus in Baltimore (Hampden neighborhood) serves fried pickles and other delish but different food. They are mobbed at night since they got all kinds of awards recently but we went to brunch last Sunday and yes - one of our party got the fried pickles. Someone else had pancakes. I had the vegge wimpies and a side of my favorite dish there - breaded oysters. They have great bloody mary's for brunch and it's a good way to enjoy Sun afternoons (they open at noon).

              1. Bob W RE: heg07 Nov 20, 2007 07:12 PM

                The local Bungalow chain has good frickles.

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                  SouthShore RE: heg07 Nov 21, 2007 09:41 AM

                  It's not DC, but if you're ever in Baltimore, be sure to check out Pickles Pub, (http://www.picklespub.com/) right across from Camden Yards. I think it's named FOR its friend pickles...best I've ever had by far.

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                    wombat RE: heg07 Nov 21, 2007 12:50 PM

                    They have them at the Quarry House, a bar in Silver Spring just a couple blocks from the Metro. But they are the fried whole spears, which might be a disappointment if you are looking for the sliced kind (they were for me.)

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