Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant

4.5
368 Reviews
$30 and under
American
YES WE ARE OPEN. IT'S NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL, IT'S BUSINESS, BUT SAFER.
We are large restaurants that can comply with temporary occupancy, and we will continue to keep our patios open with heaters.
We Fog and Sanitizer Daily, Check Staff Health each Shift, and Wear Facemasks.
Curbside, Takeout, and Delivery Also Available.
Please continue to support our independently owned restaurants and employees.

Uncork the fun at Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant. The award-winning wines are perfect for getting the party started or a quiet nightcap after a delicious Fratellos meal. The casual, spacious dining room has magnificent views on the Fox River, or surround yourself with the sights and sounds of a cascading waterfall while you and your friends party on the quaint patio. Go with the flow at Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 368 people are saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
service
4.7
ambience
4.3
value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Northern MI
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Service was wonderful but the food is not anything to write home about.

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KarenS
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants. Had drinks in the bar before our reservation. All staff (reception, bar, wait staff) were super friendly and attentive. The food was excellent! Lovely setting for an enjoyable evening!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful views and excellent food made our experience superb.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We Go yearly for our anniversary. We love the location and ambiance. The food is usually very good, but this time the steak was over cooked in one dish, and the chopped roasted red pepper relish over the scallops made the second dish overwhelming. Too many flavors competing with each other when it was paired with a mushroom and prosciutto risotto. Also not much of a sear on the scallops. Was still good but a bit of a let down this time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Birthday for our 96 year old mom.
The staff was very accommodating and kind.

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AdamW
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We sat in the outdoor seating due to great weather. We were greeted immediately and brought waters. Between the 2 servers, we were well taken care of and the food we ordered was excellent. We will be back.

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vipAnneW
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good. Placed a ton of purple at s table nectar to us when there was a lot of other options. Would also recommend cocktail straws by request

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roaddog
Milwaukee
9 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall3food2service1ambience4

Outside patio excellent.
Food pathetic at best.
Service indescribable.
Price expensive.

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ErickW
1 review
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! Love the atmosphere and the scenic view out the windows. The food was delicious and the drinks were refreshing! The server was prompt and helpful.

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DoJo
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

We remembered it having a more extensive menu. Perhaps it has been abbreviated due to Covid. The food was good, not great, and the value was okay, but again, not great. Soup or salad was ala carte. I had a caesar salad, and it was just lettuce and dressing - probably from a bottle. Last time here, we're sure it was included. We also seem to remember it being a little fancier, like there being tablecloths, etc.

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EmilyM
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service, drinks all amazing! We had three kids with us and they were more than happy as well!

KJ
KaraJ
Minneapolis
4 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Busy, food was slow and just okay.

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JessicaC
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing, the drinks were so yummy. We went on Mother's Day and had a great time. Our waiter was also great.

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BillB
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We have been to Fratello's many times and on this occasion is was for their Mother's Day Brunch. We had a 1:15 reservation. Although we arrived a few minutes we were immediately seated at one of my wife's favorite places near the full window looking onto the river. This is one of the main reasons why Fratello's remains a favorite: locfation, location, location. Our table server arrived almost as we were sitting down. She quickly took our order for drinks and directed us to begin our buffet. As soon as we walked to the buffet tables we were immediately ordering our selections that Fratello servers placed on our plates. The variety was more that sufficent in choices from scrambled eggs and sausages to cooked fresh vegetables, bacon and salad, to shrimp and fish as well as ham and sirloin steak. Throughout our meal and lingering over coffee and desert the service was prompt, helpful and cheerful. Beautiful scenery, pleasant accomdations, and fine service made this a wonderful Mother's Day meal.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on May 8, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The main course I had was very good! Bruschetta was awesome and the finishing mousse cake was superb! Was a great time with my friends before prom. Servers didn’t feel super attentive but I can’t understand it was a busy night and I may have been impatient. Very kind people around!

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SamanthaH
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was visiting from Florida to see my son who attends Lawrence. Wanted to treat him to a nice meal. Came across Fratellos that seemed to have good reviews and a view. It did not disappoint. Had a river view table, great food and service.

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GaryM
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very attentive wait staff and excellent food and drink

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KellyG
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was fantastic and the service was excellent! Did not disappoint!!

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Steve
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to eat-had steak and it was prepared perfectly!! Also had Fish (perch) and chips. Yummy! The Truffle Fries are outstanding!

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AdamC
Milwaukee
3 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and the food was very good. Large space so able to get a table easily.

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BasiaB
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was excellent, food was delicious, atmosphere was beautiful and relaxing.

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CarolinM
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really loved this place! Beautiful location, and really good food. We ordered the hot tenders, regular tenders and the walleye. The hot tenders + the spicy sauce that it came with was really hot so make sure you can handle the heat. The tenders came with truffle fries which were awesome. Overall highly recommend this spot!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambient by the river. Awesome views and excellent service. We stay at the bar for a couple drinks and the bartender was very friendly and promptly available.
Waiter was also very polite and was always available without being obnoxious. After finishing the food and dessert, we stay for about 40 minutes enjoying the conversation and the view. Awesome experience!

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PattiR
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, nice sized restaurant and even better service. We were lucky and got a table by the windows adn had a great riverfront view.

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CherylH
Nashville
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience5

everyone was very nice however the waiter must have been his first day as he did not know what he was doing. if it was not his first day please train them better before they are on their own for a nice place as Fratellos. I have been there several times in my life and love the restaurant. veggies were very hard but the food taste was outstanding as usual. I work in the food industry and a manager so only giving constructive criticism.

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JayB
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

If I could find one fault it would be the drinks were almost to strong.so definitely money's worth I guess.

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GregS
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience5

Beautiful facility, excellent waiter, very dissatisfied with Filet )tuff)and salmon was just okay.

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vipSteveM
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Alex, our server , was attentive, knowledgeable and so much fun! Food was good and meal well timed. Love the menu variety We keep coming back!

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RandyW
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Took two tries to get my tenderloin medium rare and still couldn’t get it right. It’s really not that hard to cook a tenderloin medium rare. The other two in my party had delicious meals. The location is beautiful. Will give it another try.

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JAREDL
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall4food1service4ambience4

the fish had bones and scales on it. tasted strong of fish .not in a good way

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lisac
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience5

The Easter buffet was limited and not really worth the price.

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AlanB
Milwaukee
15 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Great food as usual. Not busy at all for a dinner service (feeling bad for the restaurant business). Server appeared to be new to the job; didn’t have all of the menu and drink options memorized. But, was attentive and polite.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful as always

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KathleenM
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were very pleased with the excellent food as well as the beautiful, peaceful and Covid safe environment that they created. We'll definitely be back whenever we visit Appleton.

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AKennedy
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Waitress was unknowledgeable in menu items, steak was tough and fibrous, potatoes had a crust around them from sitting out too long, chocolate cake was dense and dry. Overall, not worth the $90+ for two people. Very disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Had a wonderful experience and excellent food and service! Will definitely go back again!

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karenf
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful dinner and service. Pasta was terrific and the chocolate mousse cake was excellent.

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CherylS
Milwaukee
2 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed our lunch there! Food was good, not overpriced. Drinks were also very good. Try the rum smash!

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vipJanD
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I visit Appleton, WI a few times per year and my visits would not be complete without dinner at Fratellos! I appreciate the quality of the food, cocktails, view on the river, etc.

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vipTreat2eat
Minneapolis
10 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our 1st time to this restaurant. My son just moved to the area and I was visiting him. The view from our table & the food & drinks were absolutely AMAZING!!!

FAQs

Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (920) 993-9087.

Fratellos Riverfront Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 368 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.