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Fritanga Nicaraguan Cuisine

2208 S. Jefferson Ave. St. Louis, MO 63104 | St. Louis - Lafayette Square | 314-664-7777

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If you've never tried plantains, this small Nicaraguan restaurant is a great place to start. Fritanga offers three plantain preparations: thin, crisp tajadas; slightly thicker and less crisp tostones; and soft, sweet maduros. Tajadas, especially, might give French fries a run for their side-dish money. All three pair well with the restaurant's meat-intensive entrées. Charbroiled beef tenderloin (churrasco nica) comes with a flavorful chimicurri sauce and a devilishly hot pico de gallo, while charbroiled pork tenderloin accents dusky achiote seasoning with a bracingly tart note of citrus. Carne desmenuzada, a very thick stew of beef and vegetables has the richness of sauerbraten; a dash of pico de gallo makes the flavor explode.

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  • Cuisine(s): Central American
  • Hours: Sun 11am-8pm, Mon-Sat 11am-10pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: No Parking, Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Attire: Casual
  • Extra Info: Menu items subject to change.
  • Features: Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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