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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, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 71
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    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
Friendly service, good food

Busy Saturday night, and while I didn't have a reservation, the owners kindly found a place for me. Sauerbraten and red cabbage tasty. Guests sitting next to me were also pleased with their food choices. We agreed meat portion sizes could be smaller; they are very generous. My waiter was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Samcat1
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Saint Paul, MN
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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Barrington, Illinois
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The food was average and expensive, not sure I would go back given the number of restaurants available to choose from in Galena. Lets just say I can say I went there, but would not go back because the food was memorable!

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Saint Paul, MN
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Busy Saturday night, and while I didn't have a reservation, the owners kindly found a place for me. Sauerbraten and red cabbage tasty. Guests sitting next to me were also pleased with their food choices. We agreed meat portion sizes could be smaller; they are very generous. My waiter was delightfully friendly but not overbearing. He knew the details of... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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91 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Nancy served us and added to our enjoyment. I had salmon salad with a very generous piece of perfectly cooked, not overcooked, salmon. My husband ordered steak and frites and the hangar steak was superbly marinated. Soooooo many frites and good thing, too, because they were perhaps fried in lard and so flavorful - I stole as many as I... More 

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I have eaten here many times and always great food and service. Small restaurant with great food. The hanger steak was one of the best I have had

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Seward, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The food was good, the service was average, and the prices were astronomical. Not my best experience in town.

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naperville, illinois
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I had asked the staff at our hotel for restaurant recommendations.... they gave Fritz and Frites a huge thumbs up! This is a small restaurant but big on flavor and service. And, how refreshing to be in a restaurant where there is no TV to divert your attention from the food..... this is how a restaurant should be! Very knowledgeable... More 

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Stillwater, MN
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I highly recommend this cozy European style cozy restaurant. It is locate at the end of Main St. in one of my favorite towns. The service from Tim was great. we has a nice chat with him. very personable. I had the best sauerbraten I have ever had and at a very fair price. They have a great selection of... More 

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Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We did not have reservations (but I would recommend them) but the hostess graciously made room for us to eat dinner. The hostess was very personable made sure we had a good experience. The German sausages and sauerkraut were amazing. The menu was excellent so it was actually difficult to choose the entrée. The waiter was very knowledgeable and they... More 

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Galena, Illinois
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I hesitate to praise this restaurant too highly in case I will not be able to get a table when I wish to go there, but on the other hand, I believe that folks who "do it right" should be acknowledged and rewarded for their efforts. As locals, we have dined at F & F on a number of occasions... More 

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Songtan, South Korea
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We (party of five) went into the restaurant on 18 May at about 1PM. Busy, but had open tables. The woman immediately showed an aggressive attitude towards us and said "I cannot sit you." My daughter, who is Asian said "Cannot now, or not for a few minutes." She said "These two just got here and nothing else is opened."... 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, Entertaining clients, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?