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Fritz Mitte

Johannisplatz, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
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Ranked #1 of 118 Restaurants in Jena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Fast Food
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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SANTO DOMINGO
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170 reviews 170 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a small stand alone place at the begining of Wagnergasse in Jena center. The place is sorrounded by very nice restaurants with outdoor seating, but after 2 days seeing this place and the waiting lines never ended i decided to give a try. I will never regret making the 15 minutes line. The fries are just awesome, I... More

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Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The taste of the fries and the sausages are very good. But the fries are quite greasy. Sometimes the booth emits the smell of old deep fry grease and the surrounding is not always clean which decreases rating to average only. It has the charm of an typical fries booth.

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Andover, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Originally I didn't like Fritz Mitte that much. I think the best time to go is when you're really hungry or drunk..but the fries taste very good. The mayo sauces are good, but honestly taste more like mayo with just a hint of what they say the flavoring is. Try to get their early or really late that way you... More

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Jena, Germany
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

If we don't consider the intrinsic unhealthy nature of the food they sell, the fries are really good, and the mayonnaise dressing are original and homemade (so they claim). There's always a line...so plan to wait around 15minutes. Ah...it's supercheap.

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niederwünsch
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Yes you will have to stand in line outside since only one person is running this place. Only food choices are currywurst and fries. They offer a variety of mayonnaise to have with your fries. The currywurst is delicious since the sauce is fruity and spicy but not runny like many other places. For 4.50€ you get fries currywurst and... More

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Jena, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Fritz Mitte deserves a place on any Jena city tour - it's that good! When I first came here, someone mentioned that the best food joint in the city is a fries place. That really lowered my expectation of finding good food in the city. But I was proven wrong the very first time I had the fries here. It... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

This place is well worth the wait (which is not really that long. Have some patience). Amazing fries, amazing currywurst. Not to be missed when visiting Jena.

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Jena, Germany
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

The Currywurst at Fritz Mitte is some of the best I have ever had, and definitely blows Berliner evergreens Curry 36 and Konnopke's out of the water. €4.50 will get you a currywurst (a sausage that is fried, then chopped into bite-size pieces, and topped with your choice of mild or hot curry sauce), a massive portion of steak fries... More

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Stadtroda, Germany
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

If you have a craving for currywurst, this is where you go. It's absolutely delicious. Be prepared however: rain or shine, winter or summer, this place always has a line. Waiting is totally worth it.

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Jena
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4 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I have never walked directly to counter...Be it summer or winter...this place always has a line....Amazzzing fries and original currywurst...Everything freshly fried and superlative taste.....They spicy and mild version and u will be spoilt with choices of Mayo on offer.... The hot delicious food is good for cheap prices

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