A specialty of restaurants in and around Syracuse, New York, the fretta is a scrambled-up fritatta: an anything-goes breakfast whirl of at least eggs, broccoli, pepperoni, fried potatoes, and cheese, but also possibly peppers, onions, mushrooms, ham, and sausage. Even small frettas seem large; a diner called Mother’s Cupboard in Syracuse offers a fretta that weighs six pounds, billing itself as “Home of ‘the whole’ (frittata).” The menu advises, “Only get a half … You’ll NEVER finish a whole. But if you want your picture on the wall and a T-shirt, GO FOR IT!”

Restaurants With This Dish

B’ville Diner


Stella’s Diner



What do you think of Fretta?

One Response to “Fretta”

Wink Edelman

September 27th, 2023

Stella’s fretta kicks butt! one of the best!


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