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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 257
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 24
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Delicious and Memorable!

The food was simply amazing. Husband and I shared the cheese plate for an appetizer and I thoroughly enjoyed the PEI Mussels in Champagne cream sauce for main dish. They were excellent. Our server, Zach, was very helpful and friendly. I hope to get back to Galena again some day primarily to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Bridgeview, IL
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Bridgeview, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The food was simply amazing. Husband and I shared the cheese plate for an appetizer and I thoroughly enjoyed the PEI Mussels in Champagne cream sauce for main dish. They were excellent. Our server, Zach, was very helpful and friendly. I hope to get back to Galena again some day primarily to visit this restaurant.

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fritz and Frites did no disappoint on any front. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious. All 4 of us are people that enjoy great food and we did our best to try everything. The mussels were amazing in the champagne cream suace, the duck liver pate was se of the best we have ever had, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Fritz and Frites is all the way at the end of Main St... But it's well worth the walk. Our lunch of sausage and sauerkraut was out of this world. Like any good German restaurant, the beer selection was extensive (and fabulous!). The wait staff was all very helpful and friendly. This restaurant is high on my list for a... More 

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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I'm very mixed on this review, the food was quite good, and the service was okay, but the overall atmosphere just seemed odd. My husband ordered a traditional German dish that he always orders whenever we go out for German, and said it was very good. They were out of their chicken dish, but had a replacement that I ordered,... More 

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Songtan, South Korea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went there on a Saturday afternoon in May. Treated terribly. Will NEVER go back. Told there was no seating even though there were two people at a six person table and 2 2-person tables empty and no attempt was made to seat us.

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Galena, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My husband and I went for dinner. The meal took a long time to come.The restaurant was not crowded. When food arrived it was cold.

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Fritz & Frites is a must visit whenever I'm in the Galena area! The french cuisine is amazing, the service is spectacular. The Poulet Roti is a standout favorite, incredibly juicy and packed with flavor. We've tried different appetizers and desserts as well, and never been disappointed. Our server, Zach, is absolutely top notch!

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Dubuque, Iowa
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Ham and cheese crepe for lunch was good. Great atmosphere! Service was attentive and fast for lunch. Nice restaurant in a cool town!

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Chicago, Illinois
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Fantastic French - Alsatian bistro. The mussels were as good as any we've had on the east coast. Great food and service.

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Found this place by accident. It's a German bistro with a French flare. The food is authentic German and French. I had a beef roll that was out of this world. Wine list is awesome. Server brought me three wines to try before I made my decision. The decor is quite elegant and the price were good. I'd go back... More 

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Additional Information about Fritz and Frites

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

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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: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic
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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