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I'm making this list because I can never remember places with good/bad fries. I hate batter dipped. I will go out of my way to avoid them. So here's a logbook.

Bar Louie - Batter dripped. Tots are an option. Were open Christmas, though.
BJ's Brew House - chain - batter dipped. Gross.
Frickers - local chain. Has good crinkle fries. Also a couple other formats, but also genetically pure crinkle fries.
Good Times Bar and Grill - Excellent, thick hand-cut fries.
Hop Cat - Batter dipped. "Most people say the fries are why they come here." Fucking hipsters.
Lucky's - Batter dipped. Have tots as an alternative.
Manhattan Pub n' Cheer - decent hand-cuts. Draft list is IPA heavy. Yuck.
Nick's Cafe on Reynolds - Good hand-cuts, large portions.
Texas Roadhouse - Good steak fries.
Ye Olde Dirty Burd - Toledo - Good steak fries, decent beer list, tight parking.
Village Inn - Sylvania - Like 4 varieties, not all batter dipped, plus tots. Good smash burg, too.
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Man, I do not like batter-dipped fries. Steak fries - yes; Skinny fries - yes; Batter-dipped - no.
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HATE batter dipped.
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Bar Louie - Batter dripped. Tots are an option. Were open Christmas, though.
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BJ's Brew House - chain - batter dipped. Gross.
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Frickers - local chain. Has good crinkle fries. Also a couple other formats, but also genetically pure crinkle fries.
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Somebody make an app for this database.
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Taco Bell's nacho fries are absolutely disgusting.
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Ye Olde Dirty Burd - Toledo - Good steak fries, decent beer list, tight parking.
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Toledo Zoo switched to batter dipped fries at some point. Bullshit.
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Good Times Bar and Grill - Excellent, thick hand-cut fries. And the gyro was pretty good. And a decently sized menu.
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Manhattan Pub n' Cheer - decent hand-cuts. Local Toledo place, part of the downtown revitalization. Had an excellent burger. I will return. Draft list is IPA heavy, but they had a decent blonde.
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Someone less lazy than me purchase the domain "batterdipped.com" and get cheap hosting. The entire page is, centered on the page, "Batter-dipped french fries are (f-word in gerund form) gross. Stop serving them." Make sure the page stays alive for at least 40 years.
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Nick's Cafe on Reynolds.

Excellent hand-cuts, and they're a large-portion restaurant. My gyro was also huge and excellent.
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Village Inn - Sylvania - Like 4 varieties, not all batter dipped, plus tots. Good smash burg, too.

edit - went again on a Thursday night, and the only 3 microbrews I wanted were out. Only had IPAs. What the fuck. Had to get a Labatt's Blue.
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American Table - Like double batter dipped. Puke.

Star Diner - they look like fresh-cut, but I don't think they are. Petty sure they came out of a bag. Were also soggy. When I go to a diner I want crispy frozen steak fries.... not that.
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