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Fringale

Fringale, which means "the urge to eat," has been a major contributor to San Francisco's South of Market culinary renaissance. From its opening fourteen years ago, it has remained a favorite dining spot for food lovers, socialites, politicians, artists, celebrities, and journalists. The restaurant's sponged eggshell colored walls, blond wooden chairs, sand and earth toned banquettes and wainscoting, and verdigris bartop create a dining environment that is sophisticated, intimate, and inviting. Fringale is a place where guests can drop in for a glass of wine and snack at the bar or enjoy a tantalizing classic French bistro meal prepared by one of the finest kitchens in San Francisco. Come and experience why Fringale has been consistently rated one of the top French restaurants in San Francisco since its opening.
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588 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
(588 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 588 reviews
5 stars
(310)
4 stars
(230)
3 stars
(30)
2 stars
(10)
1 star
(8)
Food 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Service 
4.4 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.4 / 5
Ambiance 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
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  • special occasion(196)
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  • notable wine list(88)
  • great for lunch(59)
Fringale Reviews List
Review 1 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/10/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 2 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 2/09/2016
 2005
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Review 3 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 5/24/2015
 2015
Dined on 5/24/2015
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Dined on 5/24/2015
 2015
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Review 4 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
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Review 5 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 2/05/2016
 2010
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 6 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 2/03/2016
 2014
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 2/03/2016
 2014
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 7 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 2/02/2016
 2006
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Review 8 for Fringale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 12/14/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/14/2015
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 12/14/2015
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 9 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Authentic French food in a friendly atmosphere

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"There's a reason Fringale has been in SoMa such a long time. All around it, trendy restaurants come and go, but Fringale stays true to serving authentic French food in a friendly atmosphere. I'm not knocking Marlowe, which is a mere half-block away (and I love Marlowe), or any other nice places nearby, but I'm giving Fringale due respect for being a pioneer in the neighborhood.
I'm also giving them due respect for being true to their cuisine, not messing with it to accommodate anyone. The dishes are dishes you would find in France. The quality is good. We both had the salade frisee aux lardons, which has chopped bacon and bacon-fat dressing, plus a poached egg that you break over the salad. It's delightful and very French and I have it every chance I get.
I would say that the vegetarian pasta dish I ordered--with roasted kombucha squash and artichokes, in a pesto sauce--would have been better if the noodles had been cooked a little less time. They were all stuck together. I love noodles, even stuck together, and I ate it anyway. But my companion loved her seabass, which was perfectly cooked and nicely plated.
The crowning experience of the meal was the Apple Tarte Tatin I had for dessert. This is not a traditional apple tart, where the apples are sliced and baked on top of pastry. In a Tarte Tatin, the apples are caramelized in butter. The flavor is apple, but dark, rich. It's completely different from a baked apple, and when done correctly, it is sumptuous. Fringale did it correctly. It was sumptuous.
The restaurant is small and you could arguably feel slightly crammed, but to my friend and I it was more like cozy. We enjoyed a nice meal and intense conversation without feeling like we had to shout, or that we were hearing everyone else around us. The booths and tables are comfortable. The staff is brisk, cordial, and efficient. Don't fret about whether Fringale is trendy. Go there because it's good."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2005
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 10 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2007
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 11 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

An authentic French bistro!

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We had the restaurant week menu.
The roquefort & spinach ravioli was so yummy, I used the bread to mop up the remaining sauce on my plate.
We ordered the braised lamb shank and the bacon wrapped pork tenderloin, and shared both. I preferred the pork tenderloin. It was very well cooked, not dry, and well seasoned!
My creme brulee passed the crack test with flying colours.
Most of the wait staff were French and I felt transported back to France for a while!
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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2015
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 12 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/31/2016
 2016
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Review 13 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2007
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 14 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I live in Europe snd Frungale is as close as it gets in Amerixa to being in France. The food is great."
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
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Review 15 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 16 for Fringale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2008
Special Features: neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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Review 17 for Fringale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Service is bad, our waiter is very careless

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2013
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Review 18 for Fringale
Overall rating 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5

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Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
Food 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Dined on 1/30/2016
 2016
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Review 19 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 20 for Fringale
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2002
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Review 21 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Delicious food and fantastic service!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"My husband and I tried out Fringale during the SF restaruant week. We had a great dining experience. We tried out the pre-fixed menu. The food was absolutely delicious from start to finish. The service was outstanding. They even made my 2.5-year old toddler shrimp pasta that is off the menu. We will definitely go back."
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2015
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 1/29/2016
 2012
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Review 24 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
4 / 3
Energetic
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/28/2016
 2014
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 25 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"First time dining at this restaurant. The staff was wonderful and extremely attentive.. In addition, the food preparation and presentation was perfect and the wine list, great!
Would definitely recommend to friends and will surely be back.
Thank you for a special evening!
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Dined on 1/25/2016
 2012
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 26 for Fringale
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Dined with a business partner. Ordered a glass of Sancere which was clearly corky. I kindly requested to have it checked. Waiter come back telling me this is typical taste of Sancere. Really? My god. At least he asked if I like a different wine. Well, looks like they banked on selling the bottle to folks who do t care. Food was only ok, nothing to write hone about."
Dined on 1/27/2016
 2005
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Review 27 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/24/2016
 2002
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 28 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/26/2016
 2010
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Review 29 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Loved it

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I've always wanted to try Fringale, and I was not disappointed. I only wish I had more than five stars. The food was excellent. Our waiter was phenomenal! He was friendly, patient & explained everything in great detail (my husband asks a lot of questions) without being condescending. I will definitely return."
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2007
Special Features: notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/23/2016
 2009
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2009
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 1/23/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 31 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 1/22/2016
 2008
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Review 32 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Service was impersonal bit adequate. Food was delicious. Why was the same sauce used on both lamb shank & pork tenderloin?"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2008
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 33 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Tuna Burger

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"A favorite lunch time hide away. Love the Tuna Burger and the staff, thank you"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Review 34 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2015
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Review 35 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Excellent!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
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Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"All three of us raved about Fringale - the food, the drinks, the wine, and especially the service. It's a small restaurant with a warm, friendly vibe and outstanding food. There is also nearby parking - it's directly across 4th Street. A very enjoyable evening!"
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2003
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 36 for Fringale
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Hoping it was an off night

Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"We used to adore fringale, and I'm hoping that our experience was due to the pressure of restaurant week. We were a table of 5 jolly diners and service was rough- waiters rolled eyes at each other, plates unceremoniously dropped on our tables, bottles of wine unevenly poured (if you don't know how to pour so that everyone's glass is refilled, pleased let diners pour for themselves and each other). And if portions were generous, the food didn't sing. Calamari appetizer was a mound of tender flesh but swimming in oil, with no counterpoint. The lamb shank was fine, but just that. The high point was dessert- their patissier is doing it right. We had a delightful saffron shrimp appetizer off the dine-about-town menu, as well.
All in all, meh...
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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2006
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Review 37 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2014
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Review 38 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/22/2016
 2011
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 39 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Restaurant for NYE Celebration

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Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
"My fiance and I went to Fringale for a wonderful NYE dinner. The ambiance was mellow and we were not rushed, indicative of a restaurant that prides itself on experience above turning tables . It was not cheap, but the food and service were well worth the cost."
Dined on 12/31/2015
 2008
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 40 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

watch where you sit

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"A wonderful place. Recent change in wait staff. Be sure to sit where the experienced servers are working."
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2005
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem
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Review 41 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Wonderful

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"We lucked out in that it happened to be restaurant week when we came here. The fixed price menu was delicious. The braised lamb shank was particularly good. My husband had bacon-wrapped pork with apple marmalade that was also delicious. The flourless chocolate cake was the first flourless chocolate cake I've ever liked--it was yummy--and the hazelnut almond cake was a real treat."
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Review 42 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2000
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Review 43 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
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Review 44 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2004
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2004
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 11/27/2015
 2004
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Review 45 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/20/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 46 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 1/21/2016
 2011
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Review 47 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great find

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"The combination of delicious French rustic cuisine with a most affable host and staff made for a lovely quaint evening out. The vibe was that of somewhere in the French countryside tucked into the middle of Tech central."
Dined on 1/03/2016
 2009
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 48 for Fringale
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2015
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2015
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Review 49 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Nice neighborhood spot. Warm & friendly service.

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Dined on 1/17/2016
 2016
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/17/2016
 2016
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, fit for foodies, late-night find
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Review 50 for Fringale
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 1/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: special occasion, fit for foodies
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