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Fritz and Frites

317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
+1 815-777-2004
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (59 reviews)
“mussels” (43 reviews)
“rouladen” (12 reviews)
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French, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and attentive owner but service was slow. Fills up fast on the weekend so get reservations. If you get the chocolate cake, one piece is enough for 3 or 4. No kidding, it is so large we laughed when it came, even people...More

Thank jdub510
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience at Fritz and Frites. The shnitzel was perfectly seasoned and fried. Delicious spaetzle and tangy red cabbage.

Thank cakelady1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stop was a terrific ending to a full day. I definitely recommend reservations. We had taken an early seating and saw the place fill up quickly. We sampled a few different entrees and the mussels as appetizers. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Our server was...More

Thank AndreaM2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people suggest Fritz and Frites if you are in Galena. I couldn't agree more! The food is absolutely delicious and the atmosphere is elegant and historical.

Thank Alli D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Restaurant was recommended by the B&B we stayed at. We loved the food and resturant. Great food and service. Is very busy and you should make reservations if you want to get in without waiting a long time. Interesting combination of German and French food.

Thank JimOfMinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the 4th time we have dined here. It does not matter what you order, it is always excellent! And don't forget desert!

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the recommendation of the history museum employee. The menu was a great mix of French and German food which TOTALLY made sense together! Might be a tough place for some kiddos but the food is incredible! We will definitely come back next...More

Thank Alexis W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner with my family on a Saturday evening after it was recommended by the good folks at The View in Elizabeth. F&F was so darn good that I want to come back to Galena just to enjoy it again. Everything that we ordered was...More

Thank davem60612
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I came here with another couple for brunch. The food was superb, the service great, and nice atmosphere. Everything was prepared with care and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Highly recommend. It's a bit off the beaten path, at the end of Main...More

Thank penguin4836
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Enjoyed mimosas and French toast. Very cute place, actually did remind me of a little bistro in France. Great, quick service and good food

Thank Elizabeth N
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Kirk K
28 October 2017|
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Response from Mac K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but give them a call. It is a small place and if they do have, I'm sure it will be minimal. They won't be open again until Tuesday evening, 815.777.2004
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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