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Dec 29, 2007 09:14 AM

Enchilada House in Frederick MD

The Enchilada House (Mexican food and bakery) opened in Frederick in October. It's not much to look at but most of the food is lovely and the buffet is inexpensive ($8.35 lunch including tax and beverage). Folding tables with vinyl tableclothes and folding chairs. The taco-burrito bar has 6 meat selections, multiple rice choices and perhaps a dozen salsas to choose from.

The hot table has lovely fried plaintains and other selections...some better than others. Included with the buffet is a choice of 1 or 2 fresh made enchiladas (chicken, beef or cheese) along with your choice of 6 or so sauces.

Sodas and mexican speciality drinks are included with the buffet. I particularly like the milk and cinnamon drink.

The owner is the original owner of Tacos Pepitos Bakery of Washington D.C. and Gaithersburg, MD.

Enchilada House
1275 West Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21702
Sunday to Thursday 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Breakfast, lunch and dinner Saturday and Sunday brunch.

Mary Ellen

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  1. This place has the best Mexican food I have had in a long long time. Being originally from S. California, I havent been able to find anything even close to authentic high quality Mexican until this place opened. I now try to get there once a week, and it just keeps getting better. Everything is made from scratch in house, and I think the owner said they were getting a homemade tortilla machine. Great tacos, great salsas, and a overall great find and addition to the region.

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    1. re: Andrewp75

      Wow, very exciting to hear. And they have Horchata (the rice - cinammon drink you mentioned Mary Ellen)! It's on the other side of the moon for me, but I do go to Western Maryland on occassion and I'll have to give it a go.

    2. I am EXTREMELY sorry to report that the Enchilada House is closed, empty, kaput. No sign of the door directing customers to another location. While the steam table never got any better, the taco-burrito bar contined to be one of my favorites. The enchiladas remained excellent. Decorating upgrades continued until the sudden closure.