Fratellos - Appleton (Fox River Brewing) | Appleton, Wisconsin
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Fratellos - Appleton (Fox River Brewing)
Above Average based on 18 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

4301 W Wisconsin Ave
Appleton, Wisconsin United States 54915 [ print map ]
920 991 0000

Hours: Mon-Thur 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat 11am-11pm; Sun 11am-9p

Mayor: arkurzynski (6) | Taps: 7-8 |

Fratellos - Appleton (Fox River Brewing)

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Beer Available At Fratellos - Appleton (Fox River Brewing) (arranged by most recent)
Fox River Crooked Dock American Pale Ale , Fox River Pound for a Brown , Fox River Marble Eye Scottish Ale , Fox River Levee Breaker IPA , Fox River 2 Dams Golden Ale , Fox River Sterling Pils , Fox River Limited Edition Aged Barrel Beer: Bohemian Rap , Fox River Limited Edition Aged Barrel Beer: Zinful Triple
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18 reviews for Fratellos - Appleton (Fox River Brewing)
 Ambiance  57%
 Service  68%
 Selection  52%
 Food  68%
 Value  60%
 Overall  60%
 Rating  64%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
arkurzynski  (93) Combined Locks, Wisconsin | December 14, 2014
Normal taps from them plus some bottles. Never really cared for the mall atmosphere, but food is good and on par with Oshkosh location.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
tympanic  (6) New York, New York | June 16, 2013
Ate here the night before and after a job interview. Of course the second night I drank each beer they brewed. Abbey Normal Ale was delicious. Food was decent, staff were outgoing Wisconsonites with the funny accent.
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | October 9, 2011
Mall brewpub with a short tap last but bottles to go nudge that rating up a bit. Service was decent and the menu looked okay but I did not eat on this visit.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1  (29) Neenah, Wisconsin | May 8, 2010
A nice brew pub that can a bit pricey if youíre getting food. That said though, the food is pretty good. The ambiance is especially great in the location down by the Fox River. I once saw two bald Eagles sitting out on a dam section while eating - priceless.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 10/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | March 8, 2010
Well it is literally in a mall and between the tunes on the radio the generic decor and flat screens you can tell. Service was effecient and friendly, the crowd sparse on a weekday evening. I did not eat. With the existing vibe and just average bears, not a real destination.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 12/20
gws57  (92) Saint Charles, Illinois | March 3, 2009
Visited for drinks as part of WinTour 3. Service was prompt, and beers were all fair to good, if all formulaic and uninspiring. All in all, itís worth the stop if youíre in town going to the mall.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
satan165  (102) River Grove, Illinois | February 5, 2009
far superiour to the oshkosh location in terms of ambiance....however, you do pay for it.... i could swear the prices were cheaper there (same menu). food was above average at minimum and service was excellent. a íbelgian styleí beer in a shaker pint was a loss of points but thats to be expected. i had the muffeleta....lettuce and tomato was a bit much for a sandwich of this style and olive salad was a bit weak but more the edible overall. had the abbey normal and the hoppy face and left satisfied at minimum.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
nflmvp  (33) Fox Valley, Wisconsin | May 14, 2008
I canít believe I havenít rated this place before today, considering that I live about ten minutes away. The ambiance is typical chain-style restaurant but with a few tanks thrown in for effect. Itís pretty much a big, open, warehouse at one end of the mall..nothing like the rest of the mall. The last time I ate there, the service was a bit lacking. However, in their defense, I can only imagine that employee turn over is fairly high. Apparently training is not the managementís strong suit. Selection was average but at least it was all their own beers. Food was good but had a ways to go to equal great. Again, typical chain-style. As someone said in an earlier view, thereís nothing wrong with the beers but they certainly have been dumbed down. The idea behind this is that EVERYONE who eats there will find something they find unoffensive. You donít know how badly I WANTED to like the beer. The chocolate Stout was íokí. Iíd probably order it again but only because none of their other beers has ever done anything for me. Overall, I canít give them a very high score, simply because I feel they are severely underachieving. With the location, they are in a prime position to awaken people to great craft beer but I suppose they could be considered something of a gateway. Too bad for me. If this place rocked, Iíd be spending my daughterís college fund here.
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash  (138) Pewaukee, Wisconsin | January 8, 2008
This is a worthy stop if youíre in the Appleton area and you need decent-to-good brewpub food and a wet beer. The location is in the Fox River Mall, so there is adjacent shopping. I enjoyed the food, and the beers ranged from below-average to about average as far as brewpubs go. I wouldnít recommend going out of your way to stop here, but if Iím close, Iíll probably stop in.
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 2/10   SELECTION 5/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 8/20
prosqtor  (4) Appleton, Wisconsin | October 25, 2007
This place was cool the first time I was in there, which was about 2005. I was in there for lunch about a month ago and, while the food was pretty good and the beer above average, the service was terrible. The soda my on-her-way-to-work friend had was flat, and it took forever to get served and then for them to deliver the food. Today, I find out (via that the FRBC is no longer even at the mall itís another Fratelloís Restaurant. Supposedly theyíre still serving the beer though.

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