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$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
+1 314-664-7777
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“plantains” (17 reviews)
“carne asada” (9 reviews)
“maduros” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WOW, what great food !! Visited with my family and was pleasantly surprised at how wonderful the food tasted. The restaurant is simple but the food is prepared fresh, so be ready for a wait. We had fried cheese and chancho con yuca (pork &...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I never knew Saint Louis had a Nicaraguan restaurant until yesterday. What a well-kept secret. If anyone is intimidated with trying food from another region of the world, don't worry about it. The staff is helpful in explaining everything and I didn't find anything overly...More

Thank khiservice
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Always such an authentic Nicaraguan treat! The food is made fresh and with TLC. Its apparent from the deliciousness & beautiful presentation. Cocktails are also amazing! Wall art, TV & decor take you to another world while dining.

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

A friend recommended Fritanga and we were NOT disappointed, friendly staff and very good food, the plantains with fried cheese were excellent, pupusas plate was very good (little different to the Salvadorian pupusas) fresh Jamaica water. Deffinitely a place to visit if you want to...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

If you are lucky they will have guacamole. (The last three times I came here they didn't.) Try the fried cheese and the plantains. There are only three vegetarian and two vegan options here. The staff is friendly and the food is good. They also...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If you want a burrito or enchilada, this is not the place for you. Nicaraguan food is different; this is not Mexican food! Fried plantains, red beans and rice, carne asada, boiled cassava root--try everything you can. It's delicious! And when they offer help choosing,...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Fritanga for the first time for lunch and the owner was very kind. The service was fast and he was great at recommending what to get. I love the plantains and the black beans and rice are delicious. I went for the...More

Thank 749rebeccar
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The taste of the food is excellent! Is really a latin taste. I had lunch, the service is not excellent but the food is very good! The fried cheese is worth it and the Chancho asado is amazing! Gallo Pinto is good. Is a must...More

Thank Mario Andres R
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Been to several Nicaraguan restos and so far, Fritanga serves the best one! The empanada was really tasty and the dough was baked to perfection! I can eat all the maduros and tostones, they were really good. The carne asado was flavored well and the...More

Thank Ina A
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Eat here with family in our recent visit to St. Louis. I discovered this place through reviews. The foods were delicious. We are familiar with Latin dishes so it weren't verify unusual. The guacamole includes hard boiled egg and plantains as chips. Their carne asadaa...More

Thank Mimi P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-664-7777
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