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Cafe Bueno

503 N East St, Frederick, MD 21701-5234
+1 301-620-8858
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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503 N East St, Frederick, MD 21701-5234
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 6 November 2018

This restaurant is highly rated so I am not sure if my expectations were set too high or what but I was disappointed. The chicken in my burrito tasted hard and old, Sour cream wasn't served with it. The restaurant wasn't very clean at the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carcarliz
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I had the three steak tacos lunch special. They were delicious. The service was super speedy. In and out in a half hour! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I’m from Texas so Mexican food is personal. My colleagues wanted Mexican and this was #1 in Frederick. We found the strip mall and they were both hesitant as the area looked rough. But they peeked inside they felt comfortable since it was clean and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Melissa E
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Traveled to Frederick to check out the county fair. My husband looked into places to eat in the area we might like and found Cafe Bueno. It is true that some of the best places we have dined are located in out of the way...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kathleen8092015
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The food is good, the service is better! Had a great time on a double date a couple weeks ago, Spicy Pork is really good on a taco or burrito. The Fajitas are boat loads of food, and the price is respectable. We will definitely...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JCWolf101
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Great little treasure tucked into a strip mall next to a 7-11. Chips and salsa are not served free but the chips are rather forgettable and maybe should be considered solely as a vehicle for the yummy guacamole. The salsas and the main attractions are...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I'm always in search of a real mexican meal, and for the East Coast, this was one of the best so far. A very simple menu, with real Mexican offerings. A word of caution, the menu is not diet friendly, if you're vegetarian the options...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank GlobeGuides
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I did like the food that I could actually eat and the atmosphere is nice, however, they ruin Mexican food for those of us with gluten allergies. I can eat at almost ANY Mexican restaurant, because their food is inherently gluten-free if you avoid flour...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christina D
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Good food, cheap lunch specials & "real" Mexican food! Try them today if you're craving good food. Last I knew they allowed BYOB in the dining room since they don't serve alcohol & there's a liquor store right next door. Tacos, fajita salad are big...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank margret272
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We found this little gem tucked away in the manufacturing side of Frederick. It is in a strip mall by a 7-11. They have some good food. We had chicken tacos that were seasoned very nicely. Delicious flavor. Also on our tab was the naked...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank debbiew544
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Response from Denise B | Reviewed this property |
They serve a nice variety of local micro brews and national brands. Not sure about wine.
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They serve craft beer. Not sire if they do wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 503 N East St, Frederick, MD 21701-5234
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-620-8858
Description
Cafe Bueno is located at the intersection of East and 5th Streets. We are located in the same center as 7-11, about 3 blocks north of Shab Row. There is plenty of free parking in our large front lot.Cafe Bueno serves authentic Mexican food, and yes, we are the real deal! We have ten different kinds of tacos! A few highlights are our hand-breaded fish tacos, topped with radishes, cabbage, and served with cilantro salsa on the side, or tacos al pastor, which is a combination of spicy marinated pork and pineapple, served on a soft corn tortilla and topped with onions, cilantro, and fresh lime. Our salsa verde and salsa roja hot sauces are freshly made in-house. We serve Mexican breakfast all day, including huevos rancheros, huevos con chorizo (our chorizo is made fresh in-house, of course!) We also have daily specials showcasing other authentic Mexican dishes, such as sopes, huaraches, carne asada, chile rellenos, mole enchiladas, carnitas, and much more!
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