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“Great under pressure”

Friederick's Family Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 10 Restaurants in Fennimore
Cuisines: American
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Owatonna, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
138 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great under pressure”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Walked in on a Sunday morning when the place was already full and told them we had a party of 20. They were slightly stunned, but after they cleared a couple of places handled the rush with very capable people....Thanks for serving us :)

  • Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Redmond, Oregon
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Very good lunch”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

One of the benefits of traveling the backroads is to run across a restaurant like Friederick's. The space is open and bright. The day we were there, it was mostly locals. The wait staff is friendly and helpful. This does not seem like the hotspot for taco salads, but ours were delicious. Just the right size and the right price. Ingredients were fresh and the shell was crisp without being greasy. If you enjoy family-type restaurants, give this one a try.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Carol N
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SW Wisconsin
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Not bad”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Not a bad place for homemade food items. They were out of coconut cream pie though. Oh well, guess it's good!

Chili soup is good!

Small but quiet place and will return.

Visited November 2013
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Thank 4RedEyes
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Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Nickel And Dimed”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Food is poor. Waited 45min for 2 scrambled eggs and 2 pancakes. Coffee mugs tiny. Water glasses tiny. Syrup was cheap stuff. You would think for 6.00 the above would at least be served with real maple syrup. I felt nickel and dimed since I walked in. The waitress was nice and stopped at table twice. I assume the tiny cups and looooooong wait for food was not her fault. I had been there before.....the omelet was pathetic . Cheap cheese, thin eggs, canned mushroom etc...all for an ureal high price. Btw, this visit was in a pinch and if there were more dining options I would have not returned. This visit the place was at moderate to light capacity......I have no idea why 45 min later I was served. Seems like the MO there is operate at bare minimum to sub par.

  • Visited June 2014
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3 Thank Telecaster1
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Grey Eagle, Minnesota
Level 6 Contributor
608 reviews
329 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 651 helpful votes
“WE LOVED IT”
Reviewed 30 May 2014

We ate at this restaurant three times--we liked it that much. The wait staff just could not do more to make your dining experience great. They SMILE!!!!!!! The prices are very reasonable and the food is fresh. Hugh ice cream cones.

Visited May 2014
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1 Thank minneapol
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