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The Wine Kitchen on the Creek

4.7
2443 Reviews
$30 and under
American
The Wine Kitchen on the Creek is a restaurant – wine bar featuring all that is good about food and wine, and specializing in what is great about sharing them together with friends and family. Our Seasonal American Bistro Menu prepared by chef Jeff Beard highlights the bountiful resources found in and around our region. Our mission is to search out the highest quality, freshest, most delicious ingredients, and prepare them in their most honest form. Eat, simply. We search high and low to find outstanding wines that are true representations of their place and varietal, then pour them for you. Drink, simply.
The Wine Kitchen on the Creek offers sublime ambiance in a relaxed and casual environment where we take our food and drink just seriously enough to make it fun for you the customer. We open our kitchen to you to come and enjoy our food and hospitality.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 2443 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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vipTheKathryn
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined 15 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a delightful day to have lunch on the creek at the wine kitchen. 5 star all the way today..

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was such a beautiful place inside. Next to the creek. The food was amazing and the staff was extremely friendly!

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vipChris
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is always special. Great wine and great food. Always an excellent experience.

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vipRobinD
Baltimore
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

2nd time here for lunch during COVID - they do a great job to make you feel safe - hand sanitizer on every table, good distancing, little bags for your masks and touchless ordering and paying! I had two outstanding starters - the back bean soup and Mac and Cheese - both were delicious - our server was very knowledgeable about the wines. Hubby enjoyed his yummy BLt (I tried it and will get this in a future visit)

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent as always!! The short ribs and mashed potatoes are excellent!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and cocktails were delicious. Especially enjoyed the tuna tartare tacos. Cassoulet was a bit salty but still tasty. Service was fantastic and dining outside at a distance felt safe and welcoming. They even provided little paper bags on the table for our masks.

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TamaS
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great as well as friendly and efficient service

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BillBodine
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, service, and ambiance were all fantastic,as it always has been. Thank you to everyone at The Wine Kitchen on the Creek for staying safe and keeping a safe environment for everyone to enjoy!

Bill Bodine

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vipLindaB
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Such a wonderful dinner. The Lovely in Lavender cocktail was an unusual drink that I tried and wasn’t disappointed. The lavender smelled so fresh. So good. Also so delicious and unusual were the Beet and Cobb salads, the fresh oysters( I don’t know what mixtures were on the oysters but so so fresh), the risotto Scallops and Chicken cassoulet. The ingredients in our meals such as avocado purée , cocoa cardamom, pickled mushrooms and goat cheese mousse was very different but made the meal memorable and so delicious!!! Our server Jennifer saw to our every needs. We will make the drive from Virginia to The Wine Kitchen Frederick when the need for a Lavender drink is warranted.

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Amanda
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Overall awesome experience! 20/10 on the ambience; we enjoyed eating outside by the creek. Service was excellent. Food was good. Definitely recommend their mac-and-cheese! We went for Sunday Brunch. Only real bummer is the lack of lighter meal options. Come hungry!

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vipCapHilldiner
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were delighted with every aspect of our experience here this past weekend. The service was just right— friendly and engaging without being over bearing. The portion size, flavor combination. We especially loved the goat cheese mousse on the beet salad and the chai sorbet for dessert. The wine flights were well selected. The meats perfectly prepared. Even the mac and cheese on the kids menu was notably delicious! We would love to return when we are in Frederick again.

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Moses
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great service and social distancing. Food was great.

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vipFrancesca
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always a pleasure dining at Wine Kitchen!

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June
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect for date night! The food is super flavorful and the staff is extremely kind :-)

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Beautiful outdoor dining area by the canal. Service was very congenial and professional. Tables were properly spaced and service workers were properly masked. The menu was virtual and hand cleaners were at the door. We ordered the daily special...lobster rolls which were good but not great...the lobster was largely shredded with too much mayonnaise rather than lumped. Prices are reasonable and the wine selection by the glass was good.

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DalanB
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very nice place in an office building with a great view of the creek. Food was unique and tasty. Wine flights were excellent but pricy. It was my wife's birthday and they presented us with a glass of wine when we arrived. Also brought out a dessert wine. Very nice touches both! We will be back.

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HeatherL
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience3

It took forever to get service once we were seated. The food took a long time to come out. Once the food arrived the fries were really overdone. I did ask for new fries and they were provided. The burger was so salty I could barely eat it. The quiche was so overdone that we couldn’t eat the crust. For the price and service I would not return to this restaurant.

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Slav
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great location and excellent food. We keep coming back. The outdoor seating is excellent.

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vipBirthdayyum
Washington DC
27 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hayden Barrick made this a great fun time celebrating my clients first home - the drinks and flights of wine amazing and explained everything well! The charcheuterie board was amazing and delicious!! Hayden just had some pithy fun rhythm that worked 😊

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GingyS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The Wine Kitchen is one of our very favorites in Frederick. They have one of the more interesting and creative cocktail menus around. This time, however, we didn’t love it as much as we usually do. The cocktails we ordered, although good, were quite small, the food was pretty good but not stellar, and we ended up being way overcharged for a glass of wine we ordered ($29 for a glass!). Our server was great but we came away from the meal not as satisfied as we’ve been before

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Host was incredibly aggressive and rude, gave my table away after I waited an hour for it, then blamed me for the fact that their reservation texting system wasn’t working, I wouldn’t dine here if someone paid me to.

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SandyO
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best view in town overlooking the beautiful kinetic sculptures. Hope they have outdoor heaters so we can enjoy the patio until snow!

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vipMichael
Baltimore
16 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a very pleasant experience, with excellent service and delicious food! Thanks for such a great place to enjoy dinner!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Take your date to the Wk

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Patmac
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ate outside for lunch. Beautiful on the canal. Food and apps were amazing! Love the wine pairings!

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MGannon
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We always enjoy dinning here the service, food and wine are excellent a great dinning experience.

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AngelaM
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience1

I was disappointed in the portion sizes. I had beet salad which was beautiful and delicious but the portion was very small. I also had mussels which were very good but the amount of mussels and the size of them were very small. We were also charged $4 over for a bottle of wine which I was glad I caught the mistake. The server should've looked over the bill before presenting the check to us.

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Loulou
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

The service, as always was outstanding! We were treated like royalty!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome patio experience!

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NancyT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat outside on the patio and had a wonderful view of the creek. Service and food were excellent and staff did a great job of keeping their distance and wearing masks to keep people safe. Loved the bags provided to put your mask in. Food presentation was beautiful. Highly recommended.

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vipVirginiatravelers
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate at one of the outdoor high-tops - overlooking Carroll Creek. Wonderful location, very socially distant, with good cleaning protocols being practiced.
Loved the food, the service, and the atmosphere!

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vipCobalt
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Friends drove from DC so we wanted a quiet outdoor setting with a variety of menu options. The Wine Kitchen was the ideal choice.

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JamieH
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful atmosphere and service! Staff was very attentive and helpful to making a dinner date wonderful. We can't wait to come back :)

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foodfan
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service

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6275tex
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome some food over price but good over all

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vipCindyP
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The outside patio looked lovely but there was a 2.5 hour wait to be seated outside despite calling ahead they do not take reservations for outside. Inside was safe and spread out though. Very nice dinner overall.

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vipRosebud
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. The beet salad was the best I’ve had and the filet mignon was cooked perfectly and served on a cast iron platter. One of my favorite local restaurants for sure.

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AMChase
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, excellent food and service. We appreciate all of the efforts TWK takes to make us feel save during the pandemic.

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ron2you
Richmond
19 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a small party and got the private room which worked well for us. Also, really enjoyed the professional service from the staff and the warm connection with the manager.

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Ryan
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and drink options. We sat outside on the patio. The setting is great with Carroll Creek just beyond the patio. It was a little rainy but fortunately the umbrella kept our table dry - note that there’s only one table with an umbrella if scheduling for inclement weather.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The Wine Kitchen on the Creek using the Order Online button. The Wine Kitchen on the Creek also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (301) 663-6968.

The Wine Kitchen on the Creek is rated 4.7 stars by 2443 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.