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Fritz and Frites

317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
+1 815-777-2004
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (61 reviews)
“mussels” (41 reviews)
“pommes frites” (14 reviews)
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French, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming small restaurant with European vibe. German cuisine, with a French flair. Really really delicious.

Thank marilyn w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had much higher expectations. Started with the onion soup which had a “burnt taste” to it and was luke warm. The Caesar salad had a great presentation, however, the dressing was definitely not homemade. Dinner was the steak frites, which was a hanger steak. Flavor...More

Thank Jeepgirl38
Reviewed 1 week ago

One does not usually find a restaurant this good in a place like Galena. Very pleasant atmosphere, attentive service, and tremendous food. If you're looking for a lumberjack buffet or a steak the size of a dinner plate, don't go here. If you're looking for...More

1  Thank MarkStevenAnderson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were unable to make dinner at Fritz and Frites on Saturday night due to weather complications. But we managed to enjoy lunch there the next day, down at the far north end of town where the residential area begins. It was, in a word,...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our 2nd trip to Galena this year and our 2nd meal at Fritz and Frites. Both meals were amazing! Truly. When my wife and I like an eating establishment we visit on vacation we say "this place would thrive in Chicago or our adopted home...More

1  Thank LeeKwasaborski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, intimate. Had one great experience, and one average experience the next year. Gets crowded fast during festival times, soreservations are wise.

Thank Margaret K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finally were able to have dinner at F and F, after many trips to Galena. Cute little bistro with a European flair. They have an extensive wine list and beer selection, reasonably priced. We had escargot for our starter and was pleasantly surprised (first...More

1  Thank Chicag0mamma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fritz and Frites is a quaint restaurant in Galena, Illinois. The servers are friendly and attentive. The food is absolutely spectacular. There are several traditional menu options along with specials by the chef. Make your dinner reservation in advance as the restaurant is always in...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the jaegerschnitzel with spaetzle and saurkraut, while the wife loved the beef bourguignon. Both were rich and tasty, and the service was great.

Thank 815Huntz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the cassalot and it was great. Our waiter was very helpful with suggestions. Great atmosphere. I can't say anything negative about this place.

Thank Bill H
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15 February 2017|
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Response from Peg H | Reviewed this property |
they take dinner reservations (recommended) not open for lunch
13 August 2016|
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Response from StLouistraveler99 | Reviewed this property |
I have three grandchildren ages 8-12. They love the fries, roast chicken, onion soup, a desserts. Whenever we go to Galena, they ask to go there. The staff has always been very welcoming and, since they have nut... More
Peggy B
25 July 2015|
Response from Jennifer K |
You will love this place! We just went there yesterday (July 24, 2015) and walked in with no reservation on a Friday for an early dinner at 4:00pm. I personally had the rindsrouladen and it was delicious, tender and spot on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-2004
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