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Frederico's

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1551 N Illinois Route 3, Waterloo, IL
6189399909
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious Italian Food. Very good recipes. Always hot and fresh ingredients. Chef will come out to speak to you to be sure you are happy. Very reasonably priced. Do try the cajun pasta! OMG!!

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Thank Debbie R
Waterloo, Illinois
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I had high expectations based on the reviews. Fish was overcooked and tasted "fishy" and old. Pasta was also overcooked. Carrot soup was bland. Spaghetti was ok, salad was good. Server was really good.

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Thank NewWaterloo
Sebastopol, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Think maybe we ordered the wrong thing. The lunch grilled cod serving was maybe 4 Oz at the most. The broccoli serving was nicely cooked but both of those were way too greasy. I might try it once more for pasta .. but I don't know.

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Thank Dorothy J
Columbia,IL
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610 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We like to stop in here for some excellent food, and we were not disappointed with the new menu -- Tried tilapia with pistacho crusted cover and crispy potatoes --- just over the Top. Many new selections we will be back. The owner, Fredie takes pride in the meals. We are so luck to have a restaurant of this caliber... More 

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Thank rollinsthomas
Waterloo, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've had several dishes here - some were the evening specials, some from the menu...never had a bad meal here. Service has always been very good. The chef always comes out a greets the customers.

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Thank bsavering
Waterloo, Illinois
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

food is decent, not a great value though. Wait staff is generally good, but kitchen is slow. Owner is there often, but not much help.

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Thank GNAnthony76
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

A group of us (11) had dinner at Frederico's. We had never been there. It is a really a quaint place in the middle of a modern strip mall. Our waitress was outstanding and very accommodating since we are all seniors sometimes some of us tend to be too picky. The service was great, the food was great. Wine is... More 

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Thank janesookie
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Other than it being very small, the food was amazing. I highly recommend the tortellini but if you want a medium steak, order medium rare. House merlot was good unlike most house wines. The waitresses are pleasant and friendly. Reservations are recommended as well

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Thank Stacey1Marie
Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I ordered a salad, pasta and chicken for my bridal shower for 30 people. We got enough food for 60 people and it was fantastic!

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Thank Kari O
Columbia,IL
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610 reviews
358 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

This is a wonderful little restaurant with fine food and excellent service. The owner takes a personal pride it making sure it is all perfect.

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Thank rollinsthomas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1551 N Illinois Route 3, Waterloo, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: 6189399909
Description
(618) 939-9909

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?