By Sean Bess


Welcome to Fort Detrick located in Frederick, Maryland. Fort Detrick first opened in 1931 and today serves approximately 10,272 civilians, military members, and contractors. Below you will find a list of popular restaurants on Fort Detrick and in the surrounding area of Frederick, MD where you can spend some time sharing a meal and getting to know some new friends and coworkers. Maybe you already know what kind of food you’re in the mood for. If so, click any of the links below to go straight to the information. Because of coronavirus restrictions, it is best to call ahead to confirm restaurant hours before you go. (1) Fast Food on Fort Detrick (2-5) Barbecue Restaurants Near Fort Detrick (6-8) Asian Cuisine Near Fort Detrick (9-12) Mexican Restaurants Near Fort Detrick (13-17) Burgers and Sandwiches Restaurants near Fort Detrick (18-20) Steak and Seafood Restaurants near Fort Detrick

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Fort Detrick Restaurants

Fast Food

1. Subway

Bldg. 1405 Porter St. Fort Detrick, MD 21702


: 1 (301) 695-9555

Best Restaurants in Frederick, MD

Barbecue Restaurants

2. Mackie’s Southern Barbecue

325 W 7th St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (240) 575-5777 Mackie’s Southern Barbecue boasts a diverse menu with tacos, crab cakes, nachos, wings, pulled pork quesadillas, as well as all of your favorite barbecue dishes.

3. Black Hog BBQ Bar

118 S Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 662-9090 Black Hog BBQ Bar offers diners smoked pork shoulder, Carolina-style chopped pork, smoked pit ham, smoked sausage, Texas-style brisket, Arkansas-style brisket, and more.

4. Blues BBQ Co.

5822 Urbana Pike Frederick, MD 21704


: 1 (240) 674-5805 At Blues BBQ Co. you can enjoy all of the simple, delicious barbecue classics: baby back ribs, Memphis-style pulled pork, smoked brisket, and fresh-cut fries.

5. Chaps Pit Beef

4969 Westview Dr. Frederick, MD 21703


: 1 (301) 682-2124 Chaps Pit Beef boasts a variety of barbecue sandwiches, as well as hot dogs and chicken tenders. Asian Restaurants Frederick, MD

Asian Restaurants Frederick, MD

6. Modern Asia

1306 W Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21703


: 1 (301) 732-5193 Modern Asia’s menu has all of your favorite Chinese dishes, including spring rolls, steamed dumplings, egg drop soup, hot and sour soup, sweet and sour chicken, shrimp chow mein, and more.

7. Lazy Fish

10 E Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 695-9656 If you are craving fresh sushi, swing by Lazy Fish for their extensive sushi and sashimi menu choices.

8. Lucky Pho Ever

700 N Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 624-1005 Make time to visit Luck Pho Ever if you are in the mood for delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Mexican Restaurant Frederick, MD

Mexican Restaurant Frederick, MD

9. Los Toltecos

1305 W 7th St. #19 Frederick, MD 21702


: 1 (301) 846-0030 Los Toltecos boasts unique Mexican dishes, including shrimp ceviche, Mexican jambalaya, fried plantains, Mahi Mahi salad, in addition to all of your favorite Tex-Mex dishes.

10. Taco Daddy Cantina & Tequila Bar

137 N Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 228-9917 Stop by Taco Daddy Cantina & Tequila Bar and try their nachos, flautas, chimichangas, and tacos, as well as one of their more than 30 hand-picked tequilas.

11. Casa Rico

1399 W Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21702


: 1 (301) 663-3107 Casa Rico offers delicious fajitas, queso dip, five cheese quesadillas, as well as a large variety of low-priced family meal options.

12. Plaza Mexico of Frederick

2481 Merchant St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 228-9889 Plaza Mexico of Frederick boasts carne asada fries, chorizo fries, habanero chicken wings, fresh table side guacamole, and a wide selection of affordable combination meals that include tacos, burritos, and more. Burgers and Sandwiches near Fort Detrick

Burgers and Sandwiches

13. Maxwell's Burgers & Shakes

57 E Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (240) 651-3721 At Maxwell’s Burgers & Shakes all buns are baked fresh in-house. Try one of their signature burger options, such as their Wagyu Burger, which pair perfectly with the house-made shakes.

14. Wag's Restaurant

24 S Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 694-8451 Wag’s Restaurant has a little bit of everything: cheeseburgers, chili-cheese burgers, salads, soups, roast beef sandwiches, reuben sandwiches, and a large variety of other sandwich options.

15. Beef 'n Buns 'n Paradise

1201 E Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 631-0188 Stop by Beef ’n Buns ’n Paradise and enjoy a chili-cheese dog, a cheeseburger, or one of their over 40 flavors of old fashioned shakes and malts.

16. Crabapples Delicatessen

101 W Patrick St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (301) 694-0208 Crabapples Delicatessen boasts every deli sandwich you could possibly crave, from classic favorites (such as their pastrami or their corned beef) to their one-of-a-kind signature specials.

17. South Market Sandwich Company

105 S Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (240) 651-3797 South Market Sandwich Company offers guests handcrafted premium sandwich options, as well as gourmet grilled cheese and salads. Steak and Seafood Restaurants in Frederick, MD

Steak and Seafood Restaurants in Frederick, MD

18. Callahan's Seafood Bar & Grill

1808 Rosemont Ave. Frederick, MD 21702


: 1 (301) 698-9596 Callahan’s Seafood Bar & Grill boasts prime rib, crab claws, shrimp, crab cakes, pork chops, and a whole lot more.

19. Sea Shells Seafood Restaurant

117 Russell Pkwy. Warner Robins, GA 31088


: 1 (478) 225-9223 At Sea Shells Seafood Restaurant you can enjoy peel and eat shrimp, mussels, oysters, gator bites, gumbo, ribeyes, and more.

20. Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar

41 S Market St. Frederick, MD 21701


: 1 (240) 575-9876 Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar’s menu includes lobster rolls, shrimp burgers, fish and chips, fried shrimp, and hushpuppies.


We hope that you enjoy some of these restaurants in and around your new posting at Fort Detrick. Please keep in mind that this list of restaurants represent just a small sampling of the many nearby food spots, so make sure to grab some friends and do some exploring of your own to see what kind of great hidden gems you can find.




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