Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Restaurants > Fritzl's


173 Irving Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11237 40.702323 -73.919669
nr. Stockholm St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
929-210-9531 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Hamburgers
  • Price Range: $$

    Key to Prices and ratings

    • Almost Perfect
    • Exceptional
    • Generally Excellent
    • Very Good
    • Good
    Cheap Eats
    • Best in Category
    • Excellent
    • Delicious
    • Very Good
    • Noteworthy
    • Very Expensive
    • Expensive
    • Moderate
    • Cheap
  • Reader Rating: Write a Review
Photo by Liz Clayman

Share this listing

Official Website

Nearby Subway Stops

L at DeKalb Ave.; F, G at 15th St.-Prospect Park



Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out
  • Reservations Not Required


  • Beer and Wine Only


Not Accepted


This venue is closed.

Dan Ross-Leutwyler’s (Roberta's, Fatty ‘Cue, Bellwether) latest endeavor is a casual, narrow luncheonette in Bushwick. The subdued colors are accented by red plastic chairs reminiscent of grade school, a high bookshelf lined with cookbooks, and a hanging hornet’s nest in the window. Don’t be misled by the name; Dan’s grandfather, Fritz, was a Swiss restaurateur, but Fritzl’s menu is mostly American, save for some Mexican-influenced snacks, like the baja shrimp cocktail tostada, salsa-brined chicken wings, and blood sausage tamale. Skip the fried chicken-sandwich and opt instead for his prized burger, a salty mix of beef cheek and chuck meat. Beyond the sandwiches, Fritzl’s menu offers simple pastas, including tasty ricotta dumplings topped with flavorful shredded peekytoe crab. The pork ribs, though nicely seasoned, are more bone than meat. If you recognize the banana cream pie, that’s because it’s delivered daily from Pies-n-Thighs, where Ross-Leutwyler’s wife, Carolyn Bane, is a chef and co-owner.

Related Stories

Featured In
The New Ketchups  (05/31/15)

Recommended Dishes

Hamburger, $13; chicken wings, $8