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$$ - $$$Latin, , Spanish
2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
+1 314-664-7777
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“plantains” (14 reviews)
“carne asada” (8 reviews)
“maduros” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
$$ - $$$
2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Really fantastic. It is clear that the chef really cares. Everything is perfect! You can tell from the little details like how they cut the food that everything is perfect. This place is amazing. Good prices too! Very clean!

Thank David G
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The only thing I knew about Nicaragua before was that the people there speak Spanish but, now I realized that their food is 'da bomb!' I am a frequent visitor here and maybe it's because of the latino/hispanic culture but, the workers here are crazy...More

Thank sly n
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This Latin haven blew me away with their delicious food (maduros, black beans & white rice, zucchini Empanadas) and drink (Lime margarita). Everything was literally amazing. The awesome service matched the art filled, flavorfully decorated restaurant. Red walls, Latin music in the background, personable service,...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This place offers traditional Nicaragua food, which is rather hard to find in the US. I've personally worked in Nicaragua for a year, so I really missed the food. I found this place on the internet and decided to visit. They are located off the...More

Thank KirbyPop
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Was told this Nicaraguan restaurant was one of the best latin places in St. Louis. The place did not disappoint. The food was delicious and the staff was extremely friendly. The owner went to the table to welcome us and was really appreciative of us...More

Thank Willie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Central American, Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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