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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” (59 reviews)
“mussels” (44 reviews)
“pommes frites” (14 reviews)
All hours
French, German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Quaint Atmosphere Attentive Waitstaff Authentic French and German cuisine (Phenomenal Schnitzel and Onion Soup) Brunch is a must!

Thank Kschippy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique concept wither the French/ German theme, but it really works here. The food was well-prepared and presentation was above average. Wine menu- not too deep but very much suited to pairing with menu selections. The sauces were Devine! We ordered more bread twice in...More

Thank aadamsrebecca72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there a few years ago and it was pretty good. Decided to try again, and they didn't answer the phone. I called back and they hung up on me. In the window, they are advertising that they need help. Maybe it's best to wait...More

Thank TuPa302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided well in advance this was where we wanted to eat dinner on a special family evening in Galena. There are 5 of us so we called ahead and arrived at our designated time. We were told nicely that someone came in and sat...More

Thank klp4nu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our anniversary dinner at Fritz and fries. We split the specials, and were nervous about passing on the schnitzel, but it paid off. Pork chop and the trout were outstanding

Thank Erin K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husbands Schnitzel was good. My roasted chicken was served with "roasted potatoes" that had clearly never seen the inside of an oven and mushrooms that were too old to be served. Waitress seemed anxious for us to leave.

Thank ksuchocki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. I recommend the mussels in champagne cream sauce as an appetizer. Save your bread for dipping in this delicious sauce. We also had smoked pork chop with apples and red cabbage and sauerbraten. Everything was excellent. Suggest calling ahead for reservations.

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fusion of French and German cuisine Americana style. No war between the flavors nor oppression of expression :-). Great food and classy waiters.

Thank elsantana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For lovers of authentic french and german cuisine. The staff were very helpfeul, friendly and professional. The restaurant was recommended by a local couple so we decided to try it. We will definitely visit again!

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Adorable French/German Cafe. I enjoyed the bistro atmosphere. I've never been to Paris, but felt it would probably be like that. The brunch menu is very limited, but we ordered the eggs benedict, ratatouille and spinach crepe, and strawberry French toast. It all was delicious....More

Thank narguelles85
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16 February 2017|
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Response from Peg H | Reviewed this property |
they take dinner reservations (recommended) not open for lunch
14 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
26 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, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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