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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%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (64 reviews)
“mussels” (42 reviews)
“pommes frites” (14 reviews)
9:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
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

We went here all three nights we were in Galena. German and French. Very nice wine selection. Service was superb. Excellent but not overwhelming choice of entrees. Not really good for children unless well behaved. Highly recommend.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful and delicious. Such a charming and quiet dining environment. Able to walk to this restaurant.

Thank nomoney13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in Galena on a Friday evening and walked up and down the quiet Main street, checking out the places to eat. Our innkeeper had recommended Fritz and Frites....so we decided to give it a try. Not disappointed at all. Great waitress (Sarah!) who was...More

Thank Goblejt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Friday night in late January 2018. Intimate restaurant with amazing food!!!!!!!!! My husband ordered the Weiner Schnitzel and it was perfect. I had the roast chicken and each bite was infused with flavor. I was celebrating my 60th bday and Sarah, our...More

Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Luckily got in without a reservation Saturday night. Staff very good. Red cabbage is delicious.Could have used ice in my water tho.

Thank gokartracer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget what everyone else tells you where to eat, this is the PLACE! I cannot remember our server’s name but she was very Attentive and definitely knew the menu As well As beers..the food was true German, music appropriate, atmosphere lovely! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

But food was average. We had escargot, the garlic was not fresh and slightly burned. The Sauerbraten was good, the red cabbage too sour and mushy. Please do not offer Sauerkraut with this dish as it was done, two sours is too much. Sweet red...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My favorite Galena restaurant. The food is great and the customer service is always spot on. Will be going back again soon.

Thank galena7
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Some of the best German food I have had since Milwaukee. The dinner was great, sauerkraut flavorful and spaetzel tender. Recommend the chicken schnitzel special. French house wines are terrific.

Thank beths
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Good food and great service! You have a little bit of France and a little bit of Germany and it works!

Thank enewt147
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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
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
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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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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