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American, Diner
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed May 25, 2022 via mobile

If you like real home style food and friendly service I recommend this cafe ! The food was fresh and prepared like I would make at home . Prices are reasonable too ! Very good find for filling our bellies for a long road trip....More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 28, 2022

We were looking for a quick meal while staying in Fennimore and were directed to Friederick's Family Restaurant. Families filled the restaurant on a Friday night ... a good sign that food would be good and prices would be friendly. They definitely were! The waitress...was friendly and attentive. The food was plentiful and delicious. Can't be that combo. When passing through Fennimore, we'll definitely be back.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed March 15, 2021 via mobile

My fishing buddy and I enjoyed a very fine breakfast at Friedrick's this past Sunday. The eggs, veggie omelet and sides were well prepared and delicious. The restaurant was very clean and the staff was exceptional! Well done. We will be back!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed September 19, 2019

I don't expect haute cuisine in a small town diner, however I expect friendly service and decent homemade food for a good price. While the waitress wasn't rude, she was quite indifferent and not really friendly. There is small menu and I opted for the...3 piece cod dinner. The fish was actually quite good but the pieces were closer to fish stick size than a typical filet. It came with a decent fresh green salad when we asked if any of the potato choices were prepared from scratch, the waitress deadpanned an apathetic "no". My wife had beef and mashed potatoes, in which everything in it appeared to be canned or processed, flavorless brown gravy, instant potatoes, white bread and thinly sliced processed beef which was closer to beef lunch meat (Buddig anyone?) than home roasted beef. It wasn't much different that a Banquet TV dinner. The prices were higher than expected from a diner (especially considering the quality). It was a solid disappointment. At least it was fairly speedy.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to Frederick's. We seated ourselves and were approached within 90 seconds to give us menus and to take our drink order. The balance of the table service was just as good. Our meals were delivered in a very reasonable amount...of time and were served hot. The fish in their fish sandwich has a light batter, which I appreciate. The homemade chips were perfectly cooked and not salted. The side salad was served fresh, chilled and with the dressing on the side. The food was not prepared in any special way, but it was good "home cooking" faire and priced reasonably. Frederick's is worth a try.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in on our way through town. The waitress was very friendly. We ordered BLT baskets. Our food came pretty quick. The fries were good. The coleslaw was okay. The BLT came on super dark toast on the verge of being burnt in spots....The bacon must have been left over from the breakfast rush and had been reheated maybe? It was so over cooked it had no flavor. I can say I have never had a BLT that had no flavor until today. Too bad. We had read good reviews.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We had lunch. Chicken strips, BLT and the most amazing root beer float I have had since I was a teenager (I am 77 now). The meal was great and service by Stefanie was perfect. We tipped her generously as a result. She created the...root beer float.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We were looking for a place to eat while driving through rural Wisconsin, and began worrying we might have to come up with a plan B, Well, we hit the jackpot upon entering Fennimore on Hwy 18 from the west. At the intersection of Hwy...61 we saw Friederick's Family Restaurant. This a cozy restaurant... It features the basic dinner style menu, but they cook it in a good-old home-style manner. They have specials each day. The food we had was excellent. I had the swiss burger...I added grilled onions and mushrooms. The hit for me though was when I found out they had coconut cream pie that evening!!! I had them box my home made potato chips so I could enjoy the pie...and I was not disappointed!! Service was very good and everyone working that evening were very friendly. The restaurant was clean. I really enjoyed looking at the historic photos of Fennimore hanging on the walls of the restaurant. I can certainly recommend you stop at Frederick's when you are in the area.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

We needed a meal in the evening and were a bit concerned that although the OPEN sign was lit the notice said it closed at 8pm. In fact it closes 9pm and we arrived at 840pm. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Friedrick's is home town restaurant with plenty of tables and huge servings of food. My dad goes here regularly and I join him. The menu is very diverse. I especially enjoy the shrimp, turkey/beef over mashed potatoes with gravy and sirloin tips. The service is...good and the food is so huge I take some home always. The fries are good as well. A favorite for my dad.More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast while traveling. Ample menu, friendly service. Good food reasonable price. Roomy with plenty of booths and very clean.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

We stopped in here after touring the National Brewery Museum in Potosi. I ordered the Brute burger and a bowl of chili. I found the chili very, very good. The brute burger wasn't bad, either. Yes, as noted by another reviewer the menu is limited...and the hours are hit and miss. I found the service good.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

food is just adequate. Not a lot of selection, but you can get breakfast or lunch (sandwiches mostly). It is inexpensive.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a late week dinner and were happy in our choices. The hot beef sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy really hit the spot for my wife. One son had a steak dinner and the other spaghetti, both spoke highly of their meals....My turkey club was tasty. We topped off the meal with ice cream and pie. Yummy. We will be back.More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a bite and got friendly service and great food for a fair price! Highly recommend the biscuits and gravy and the breakfast sub.

Date of visit: December 2016
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Friederick's Family Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4