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Fritz and Frites

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317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
815-777-2004
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 236
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Casual Dining at Its Best

We live near Galena so it came as a surprise that we had not eaten at this restaurant before. We have since corrected that mistaken several times. Fritz and Frites is located at the north end of Main Street and just a bit beyond the shopping area. It is, therefore, just the place for a fine lunch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
Randy L
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Dubuque, Iowa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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338 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dubuque, Iowa
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We live near Galena so it came as a surprise that we had not eaten at this restaurant before. We have since corrected that mistaken several times. Fritz and Frites is located at the north end of Main Street and just a bit beyond the shopping area. It is, therefore, just the place for a fine lunch before attacking the... More 

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Suamico, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Stopped in for a late lunch this past Tuesday.... Had their quiche special... It was wonderful..... We had great service from a pretty lady named Lori.... we will be back next time through....

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Galena, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I am a local and love to frequent the downtown restaurants. Though the Pate Maison appetizer and Rindsrouladen main course (a classic) are favorites of mine, I can just close my eyes and point anywhere on the menu and come up with a delectable, winning selection. The extensive wine and beer lists make for tough decisions as I would like... More 

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milwaukee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My wife and I travel to Galena 3 to 4 times a year and have come to know all the restaurants in town and the outlying area. A cold January weekend trip to Galena turned very crowded as the temperature climbed and the Chicago folks flooded in to town. We had brought guests with us from Milwaukee for the long... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Been eating in Galena for many years, and have sampled most all of the major restaurants, so can say I'm probably qualified to rate them. Of all the restaurants in town, this one can be counted on to serve fresh, delicious food every time. Not over processed, authentic French or German food items, something for everyone on the menu. If... More 

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Princeton, IA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

W e ate lunch here. There was only 1 other couple there when we arrived. It took about 1/2 hour to get our food. My husband ordered the soup of the day and I ordered the turkey croissant. The waitress was slow to bring us the bill. The seafood soup was ok. The turkey sandwich had a hair in it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Took my elderly father there for some great German food - they did not disappoint! Really great visit and great food. I thought the variety was just right - too much and you lose quality, too little and there aren't enough choices. Between our stay at Eagle Ridge Resort and outstanding dinner at Fritz and Frites, our visit to Galena... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We went when NFL play-offs were taking place. All was quiet and we were the 1st to arrive. I had read enough reviews to mot be worried & happy that we would receive great service. And we were not disappointed. Since we have 3 young children, we were a little worried about food options...no need. My youngest had fresh Mac... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We're the only one's in there for lunch . Had the best bottle of fine wine , a fresh baguette , some french music, great service and a hot date! Felt like we were away from it all!

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Dubuque, Iowa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We went in New Year's Eve so there was a limited menu. My friends had the lamb shank and the short rib; both meals were very good and a good value. I had the the scallops with a curry leek sauce but there wasn't anything else on the plate; very disappointing. Even though it was busy our service was excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-2004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?