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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
French, German, European, Central European
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fritz and Frites was highly recommended by the innkeepers at the bed & breakfast we were staying at, and it did not disappoint! The wait staff was attentive, the food was delicious, and I never thought I'd order - let alone LOVE - a prune...dish for dessert!More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined in here early Sunday evening, there was no problem finding a table as the weekend was coming to an end. We were quickly seated, service was very good. I had the Wienerschnitzel, which I definitely enjoyed. Good size portion, I had a mushroom...gravy. I’m not generally a fan of sauerkraut, but I thought it was exceptionally good. Spoetzl, I could probably do without, it doesn’t add much to the plate for me. My wife is gluten-free, went with the sauerbraten which she very much enjoyed. The fries are gluten-free, as the fryer is just dedicated to those.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful place to celebrate our anniversary. Started with escargots and onion soup, then Wienerschnitzel and trout, with Black Forest cake to finish. All were prepared perfectly; solid wine list; service was attentive and knowledgable (server and owner!); atmosphere was happy but not noisy. Excellent value....We won't wait for another special occasion to return!More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful little bistro! The high rating in TA is well deserved. The rouladen and the wienerschnitzel were both superb. A huge slab of German chocolate cake for dessert was more than enough for the two of us. The service was excellent. Consider making...a reservation - this is a popular place.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 26 October 2021

Came here for a Friday night birthday dinner; called the week before to make a reservation. Food and wine was excellent, wait staff were some of the best I've had in a long time; professional and efficient. Would definitely go back next time I'm in...Galena, and highly recommend it. Didn't do a lot of dinner restaurants there, but from walking around at night, this smaller spot has some of the better ambiance that I observed.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 24 October 2021

Very Excellent food! Outstanding service! Everyone was so friendly! I Definitely recommend a reservation!

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 7 October 2021 via mobile

Great food but the place was a little busy for the staff. Waitress was very friendly. Would come back again next time we're in Galena tho.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 5 October 2021 via mobile

Gracious service. Relaxed, pleasant atmosphere. We had drinks with a delicious baguette, German entrees that we liked, followed by the delicious apple strudel a la mode. Never expected such a wonderful meal in a very touristy town.

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 29 September 2021

Our first experience at "Fritz and Frites" but certainly won't be our last. The restaurant itself is simple and old-world-like. We thoroughly enjoyed everything about our dinner; our waitress was very pleasurable and fun, the servers were quick with food and water and the food.... . . . the food was excellent. The german plates at the table next too us looked wonderful but we opted for a Caesar salad, the Steak Frites, and Poulet Roti (roasted chicken.) The steak was a perfect medium-rare and very well seasoned. The chicken had a deep caramel-colored, crispy skin and was very moist. Our only regret was that we passed on the house-made deserts.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 18 September 2021 via mobile

Can’t remember when I’ve laughed so much, enjoyed dinner so much. I arrived totally set on enjoying mussels; instead I had the pork shank with red cabbage. It was delicious and a very oversized portion.

Date of visit: September 2021
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3 June 2019|
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Response from Zumbido | Reviewed this property |
I was a patron at this restaurant, not the chef or owner, but the menu is quite limited, so I doubt they have gluten-free options. You may wish to contact them.
Kirk K
28 October 2017|
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Response from Mac K | Reviewed this property |
Don't know but give them a call. It is a small place and if they do have, I'm sure it will be minimal. They won't be open again until Tuesday evening, 815.777.2004
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Fritz and Frites is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5