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Fratello's Riverfront Restaurant

501 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6054
+1 920-993-9087
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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501 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6054
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time there. We were in side room as it was a work group. The noise was loud due to our talking. The food was delicious (we had limited menu) and I had the steak. It was done to my liking. I...More

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Entree was good. No bread, you have to ask for it! No butter, had to request that as well.No salad. Everything is a la carte. Prices are high for what you get. Surprised that they don’t charge for water!

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attractive riverside dining. Easy parking and access. Good menu choices including some healthier options. Service was excellent.

1  Thank packcal
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I haven't been here in awhile and I was pleasantly reminded how much I have been missing out. It's tucked away at the bottom of the hill in downtown Appleton right by the locks. All staff was excellent-attentive and friendly from beginning to end of...More

Thank abergmanvalla
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants not only for the food but the view is absolutely amazing. It’s right on the river by the dam. Whether you are looking for a couple cocktails at the bar or dinner, you will love Fratellos. We went...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Mixed drinks from the bar was way over priced and no booze. I was amazed with the price of over $6.00 per mixed drink there was nothing in it. Stay away from ordering any drinks from the bar!!!!!! Dinner on last Saturday night...... Food was...More

Thank realestatepr0
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We came with a party of 6 and had to wait at the bar for bit until our table was ready. The bartender was friendly and we tried several craft cocktails that were all very good. A little pricey, but nothing over the top. We...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Took my wife here for cocktails and apps for her Birthday. I knew we were not going to have a good experience when we asked for absolute vodka and they were out second choice was titos, guess what they were out of that brand too....More

Thank Chip R
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If you like to bird-watch, this is one of the best outdoor seating areas in town. Eagles, herons, cormorants, pelicans, and others fish in the water below the dam, all of which you can see from the patio. The food is consistently ok. Recommend for...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Fratello's is an AWESOME restaurant. You cannot beat the view. However, as someone who has a Wheat allergy, along with other food sensitivities, I have to say this is THE BEST service I have ever received to make sure my meal was SAFE and I...More

1  Thank Shari B
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Response from NortonsMom12345 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know...we were there in person for an after-event snack/drinks.
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Check there website menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 9:15 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 W Water St, Appleton, WI 54911-6054
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-993-9087
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