It's no secret that Frederick is full of delicious and unique restaurants. The culinary scene is booming and there are literally hundreds of options for a great sit down meal. But if you are on the road, you might not want to spend a lot of time having a lengthy lunch or dinner. Being on the go doesn't mean you have to visit the McDonald's drive-thru. These are the best places for a quick bite in Frederick County!

7th Street Sandwich 

 Loaded fries with two hoagie sandwiches from 7th Street Sandwich

Must Try:

Monster Fries - hand-cut fries topped with caramelized onions, onion leashes, and soviet sauce

Brian's Salad - a fresh light combination of faro, cucumbers, tomatoes, beets, onion, feta cheese, tzatziki, and honey lemon vinaigrette


Black Hog BBQ

BBQ sandwich with a side salad and beans from Black Hog 17

Must Try:

Triple Meat Mofo Sandwich - brisket, pork shoulder, pit ham, swiss cheese, sautéed onions, griddled roll, BBQ mayo


Surf House

Plated dishes with a glass of wine and beer from Surf House

Must Try:

Mahi Mahi Island Tacos - seared or blackened served with mango salsa and avocado crema


Firestone's Market on Market

Cheese board from Firestone’s Market

Must Try:

Pastrami Sandwich - hand-cut braised pastrami with Carolina dijon, red onion, and swiss cheese


South Market Sandwich Company

Turkey sandwich and a side salad from South Market Sandwich Co

Must Try:

Havana Sandwich - marinated roasted pork, pepper ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, homemade Cuban sauce on pressed sun roll. Side of mojo sauce for dipping 


Chaps Pit Beef

Meat sandwich from Chaps Pit Beef

Must Try:

Pit Beef Sandwich (of course!) - the famous "best in Baltimore" sandwich that started it all


Sardi's Chicken

Platter of roasted chicken at Sardi's

Must Try:

1/2 Chicken - marinated and charbroiled chicken with 2 sides (get the black beans and rice!) and all the dipping sauces


Chubby's Barbeque

BBQ meat plate from Chubby's BBQ

Must Try:

Burnt Ends Brisket - smoked 14 hours, then the point is cut off, reseasoned and resmoked 2 hrs, cut into chunks