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Fratello’s Italian Grille

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799 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-5506
+1 603-528-2022
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Decatur, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was wonderful, the cocktails were great, the live music was fabulous, and the food was amazing. I had there signature Manhattan, a salad- Cesar, bread sticks, and a Mediterranean pasta dish. The sun dried tomato cream cheese that they serve with the bread and butter was life, I am addicted. The whole experience was good.

Thank Iris L
Sanbornton, New Hampshire
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday night to bar and ordered appetizers. Which were very good. Would recommend the stuffed seafood mushrooms. But our service was lacking. Took forever to get our order. And then once our food was delivered we didn't see our server for the longest time.

Thank Aviator172
Hudson, NH
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Fratello's is a lovely upscale restaurant right on the main road through Laconia to the lake. Nicely appointed and good service, but I have been here about four time and each time I come out thinking that something was missing. They have a large menu with all of the traditional Italian dishes and brick oven pizza, which is what I... More 

Thank ed s
New Jersey
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try Fratello's after all the great reviews. We didn't mind the hour wait to be seated or the hour wait to get our entrees because we were expecting delicious food. Boy were we surprised. The Veal Parmesan that I received was inedible. I still can't believe that they sent it out of the kitchen. The entire outside... More 

Thank kmdm0627
Billerica, MA
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Love this place, and seek it out each time we visit the area! It is always PACKED, so get there early (before 6), or you will certainly be waiting (but it IS well worth the wait!) Loved the piano player (easy going, jazzy - relaxing!) FOOD: Salads: Fresh and tasty! Dinners: Italian specialties - never had a bad meal here!... More 

Thank KenG_Review
Marlborough, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Exceptional dinner. Their Butternut Squash Ravioli's is a must to try. Evening piano player on site.

Thank lazazzero4
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

This is the second time we have been here. The first time was for our rehearsal dinner two year ago. Then, for our anniversary. Both times the food was outstanding. The portions are huge for the price and we left very full and happy.

Thank Jonathan S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We took a few days in the Laconia area to enjoy the Lake Region. We enjoyed a lunch and a dinner at Fratello's. We chose to have our meals in the cozy bar upstairs. In the both cases the bartender waited on us. Service was excellent although at dinner the bartender/waitress was a little overbusy. The bar area seems to... More 

Thank Aggie B
West Haven, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Incredible ambiance. delicious authentic Italian food. Great waitstaff. Low priced. Can't wait to go back

Thank RitaPompano
Greensboro, North Carolina
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825 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Title pretty much explains our visit. Food wasn't bad, but the service was terribly slow, and we were seated in the bar area, and it was way too loud. Like it, but those are pretty significant issues.

Thank rryan313131

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $25
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 799 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-5506
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-528-2022

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