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Neugasse 5, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Jena, Germany
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

This place is good for quick grab. They have freshly fried chips with many different types of mayo based sauce. My only concern is that the amount of chips or sauce given are often fluctuating depending on who serves you. It used to be better but still there aren't many places like this in Jena and for such a cheap... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

As one would expect form a walk up chippy. Hot fried and salty. First few taste great as they always do with a hot fried salty foods.

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Uppsala, Sweden
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have been to several places that sell curry wurst in Germany and Fritz Mitte is really the best! Their fries are also excellent if you like the thick kind, with crunchy outside and soft inside. Highly recommended.

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Jena, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The fries are really crispy from the outside and soft from the inside! Plus the big portion is enough for two people and only for 2,30 EUR. I could never finish the big portion on my own. They have a variety of mayos to choose from, my favorite so far is the Honey-Mustard mayo. You have to get those fries... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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212 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Had a quick lunch there once trying there fries. There had always been a queue which made me curious. Indeed, the fries were fresh, well fried and I got a healthy portion. The mayonnaise was good too.

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Jena, Germany
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166 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is a clever move to be located right at the start of the famous restaurant and bar street, called Wagnergasse, in the student town that is Jena. If you are looking for a cheap and quick eat that is also tasty and waaaaaaay better than McDonalds and its fries, come here. You can choose between 2 sizes of Belgian... More 

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Thank thetravelonthebrain
Jena, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Fritz Mitte got the best french fries in Jena with lots of different sauces. Also famous is Currywurst an fries. Delicious.

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Thank Christina W
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97 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

The currywurst is delicious, and the fries are yummy! I recommend the honey-lemon-Dijon mayo to go with it! Affordable prices, and the staff I've had (both times I have been) have spoken English! The portions are big too! The only downside is that there is no "real" place to sit. People walk to the sitting area of the old vacant... More 

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Jena, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

very cheap, very yummy, a good amount of food for a few euros, super friendly and funny staff, right in the center of Jena, BUT be prepared for the queue (I've never seen this place uncrowded), it takes like 10 to 30 minutes (depends on the daytime), despite the queue I can definitely recommend this place!

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Thank DianaGrey
Liverpool
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Fritze Mitte is one of the foodstands in one of the foodie parts of the town. It serves a very basic menu, fries and currywurst, but what makes it different is the choice of mayonnaise and other sauces available. The fries are made of genuine potato and you can taste this. They are also cheap, so be prepared to queue.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $11
Cuisine
German
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neugasse 5, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Jena

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