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Fritz and Frites

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317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fritz and Frites continues to impress each time we've visited Galena. Where can a person go to get extraordinary French and German food at the same restaurant? This is it. I personally love the German rouladen with red cabbage and spaetzle. This was my 5th visit to Galena. This time we actually ate here two nights in a row, because... More 

Thank Martweis
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201 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delighted to enjoy a little French and German cuisine during our meal while dining at this end of Main Street restaurant. Plenty of exciting offerings and good wine to go with.

Thank MadWIExpTraveler
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The restaurant was bright and inviting. The menu was a good mix of German and French dishes. My wife had the Trout and I had the veal. Bother were very good. I also had the French Union soup with was one of the best (and I have had a many). The service was friendly and not rushed. All in all... More 

Thank Bruce S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bad news was that the service was slow. The good news was that our server felt badly about the delay and kept apologizing. Two large parties came in slightly ahead of myself and my husband which certainly explained some of the delay. But even with two large parties, the restaurant was still barely half full. We weren't in any... More 

Thank Philip D
Bronx, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got major points for taking my girlfriend to this quaint and beautiful bistro. She loved the atmosphere and described every meal as heavenly. We topped off our meal with a delicious German chocolate cake. The service was excellent and prices were very reasonable. I highly recommend this bistro!

Thank kchambers1019
Faribault, Minnesota
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although it came highly recommended by a local, we were really hoping for more with this bistro. The decor is lovely, but the service and food were not as much. The noise level made it really difficult to talk as well. A small expansion of the menu would go s long way.

Thank Keylime67
St. Petersburg, Florida
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238 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fritz and Frites The concept of a French and German restaurant didn't really appeal to me, but this charming little room turned out to be one of my Galena favorites. Walking in, I was reminded at first of the story of Mary Poppins' tea party where everyone floated up to the ceiling. The room is spotlessly white from baseboard to... More 

Thank Vinopopos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and helpful waiter. The food was excellent and I enjoyed the quaintness of the restaurant. I must add...Excellent tomato soup and a delicious ginger ale that's sold by the bottle.

Thank Yohontas C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I both had the pork schnitzel, the size a little larger than a full size dinner plate ! We also had the pommes frites and red cabbage !! Don't forget to add the French dessert to split ! Nacole our server was very attentive, when asked for a little brown gravy for the schnitzel, which normally is... More 

Thank Jerry P
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend went there for dinner. The ambience first of all looked very unpleasant with dirty tables all over and food on the floor. Then my friend ordered steak frites It looked and tasted almost burnt when it was supposed to be medium rare! The experience could have been much better for the money we paid!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, German, European
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-2004

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