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Restaurant in Frederick

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Meeting a friend in Frederick for dinner. Haven't seen each other for 15 years so need a place that will let us sit and chat without pressure to turn the table. Doesn't have to be anything special (like Volt) but comfortable and not too loud. Suggestions?

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  1. I like Acacia, but it is a high volume (both people and noise level) restaurant. Barley and Hops, well not the best menu on the planet, will allow for some lingering.

    Mexicali Cantina doesn't have anything mindblowing. Good margaritas, quail fajitas, and a very surprising duck (skin isn't crisp though).

    I know I am missing a bunch, especially on Market street.

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    Barley and Hops
    5473 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

    Mexicali Cantina
    467 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701

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    1. re: daddycrack

      I would recommend Il Porto at S. Market and South Streets. Decent Italian food, considerate but not overbearing service. Cooper and the boys will take good care of you.

    2. Nola is good for lingering. It is a lot of things coffeebar/bar/restaurant/musicvenue but the drinks are great the food is pretty good not alot of heavy entrees.