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Fritz and Frites

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
French, German, European, Central European
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317 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I had a special dining experience here in celebration of our anniversary. Everything was done to perfection from the Brie appetizer to hot bacon spinach salad, German entrees, and on to dessert. We wish we were back there right now! Our server was fun and professional and made us feel special. Couldn't ask for more!

Thank tcanders13
Peoria, Illinois
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Neat blend of country French and German fare. The decor was awesome, the food selection was great, and we had a lovely time. Definitely a place to visit!

Thank Marie_Myth
Mansfield, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Need reservations! The food is really good and I only rated it 4 stars because the service was a little slow. We waited about 10 min to get our drinks after we ordered them.

Thank nrscass
Chatham, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So fantastic we ate there two of the three nights of our stay. First rate food and service. A choice of French and/or German cuisine. Excellent wine list and cocktail menu.

Thank JLVG1
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very pleasant restaurant with excellent food. I had mushroom soup and a very good salad. My friends enjoyed their meals also. Tables were well-spaced. The menu features both German and French foods.

Thank 99SusanK
St. Louis
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty French and German food made more enjoyable by a lovely and relaxing atmosphere and good service. The best dining experience we had in Galena.

Thank Teri M
Aurora, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Weiner Schnitzel was wonderful, the entire meal along with the Mosel Reisling took me back 40 years when I lived in Germany! Very authentic cuisine and atmosphere, excellent waiter very accomodating, knowledgable and friendly! German Chocolate Layer Cake was to die for!

1 Thank sparks1201
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1,306 reviews
688 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having lived in both Germany and France we are always eager to find a good European style restaurant and this is definitely a good one. First if on the weekend make a reservation as it gets very full. We did and got a nice table right away. The restaurant is not large and the atmosphere is very cozy. The menu... More 

1 Thank CDM49
Wilmette, Illinois
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here 2 nights -- the first night the service was great, the second not so much. Good was very good both evenings but the delays on the second visit took a little away from the experience. We think the staff was stretched a little too thin.

Thank Neil F
Smithville mo
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had the pork schnitzel it was excellent. The Mac and cheese was the best. The portion was huge. We shared the German chocolate cake it was very good . The waitress was very good. Would highly recommend.

Thank Valerie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, German, European, Central 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
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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?