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Galena Dining
Galena Welcome Center

Old Market House State Historic Site
123 N. Commerce St.
Galena, IL 61036
9a.m. – 5p.m. Daily

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Galena boasts a dynamic culinary scene in relaxed and casual settings. Many of Galena's nearly 30 unique restaurants, cafes and coffeehouses are family-owned and operated. It's not uncommon to find owners personally attending to guests, offering the latest vintage of Illinois wine, and sharing their love for food and drink.

Whether you are in the mood for hand-cut steaks or made-from-scratch pizza, you'll find Galena dining establishments full of character and flavor. Many showcase Galena wines along with an impressive selection of wines and spirits from around the world.

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Almost Paradise Bar & Grill

Full service restaurant, pool tables, Wi-Fi, games and specials. Best Bloody Marys and burgers in town! Also features online video gambling.
HOURS-Daily, ...more

205 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.3245

Ayalas Mex-American Steakhouse

Unique cultural blend of Mexican and American cuisine. Homemade desserts are made daily. ...more

215 Diagonal St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-9925

Beijing Buffet

We serve a full Chinese buffet of entrees including a selection of meats and desserts. Open seven days a week, serving lunch and dinner, open all year. ...more

951 Gear St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-3888

Big Bill's Sandwich Shop

A new business located in downtown Galena, Illinois! Serve Sandwiches, Soups, Salads, Italian Ice, Pastries, and with a full Coffee Bar! Everything is ...more

301 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 888.768.5050

Campeche Restaurant

Campeche Mexican Restaurant brings the hospitality and specialty cuisine of Mexico to the heart of Galena. There is something about an authentic Mexican ...more

230 N. Commerce St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.776.9950

Cannova's Pizzeria

In the mood for authentic Italian dishes, pizza and great service? This is the place with award-winning pizzas, delicious pastas, sandwiches with homemade ...more

247 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.3735

The Courtyard Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

A lovely four-story atrium serving breakfast and lunch daily. Mon.-Fri. lunch buffet. Join us for our wonderful Sun. breakfast buffet. ...more

230 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-343-6562


Surround yourself with smiles. Feast on juicy Butter Burgers. Indulge in irresistible frozen custard. Fresh, tasty food served up with a great big side ...more

11371 Oldenburg Ln.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-9401

Devour Cafe

It is our mission to provide the public with the best service and products. Cafes should be delicious, extensive in options, and current with social expectations. ...more

112 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-9200

Dillon's Pizza

Great local neighborhood bar & grill with friendly staff and good food. ...more

701 Franklin St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-9141

Durty Gurt's Burger Joynt

A tasty burger joint in a fun atmosphere, come hungry! Durty Gurts has some of the best burgers in town served with a choice of hand cut, seasoned or sweet ...more

235 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.776.9990


Embe (em-be) is an eatery and lounge located in downtown Galena, Illinois. Our menu features natural deli style food. We have a fully stocked bar complete ...more

233 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-2323

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill in The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

The beating heart of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel, the pub’s energetic atmosphere is filled with the sounds of song and laughter. The rich ornate interior, ...more

9853 U.S. Hwy. 20 West
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 866.CU.IRISH

Fried Green Tomatoes

Proudly serving USDA Choice Steaks and featuring a Wine Spectator Award-winning wine menu, the outstanding service and inviting atmosphere make this a ...more

213 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.3938

Fritz and Frites

French and German classics bring flavor and flair to the palate in a European-style bistro. ...more

317 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-2004

Galena Brewing Company

This fabulous microbrewery features brewery tours, tastings, a brewpub menu, including appetizers, soups/sands, wraps, flatbreads and more. There's even ...more

227 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.776.9917

The Generals' Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

Named in honor of Galena's nine Civil War generals, this restaurant offers casual evening dining with Galena's ambiance/historic charm. ...more

230 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-343-6562

Gobbie's Sports Pub & Eatery

Featuring homemade Chicago-style thin, pan, stuffed pizza in a friendly sports pub atmosphere. Plasma TVs. Karaoke. Live entertainment nightly. We now ...more

219 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0243

Golden Hen Cafe

This is mom 'n' pop at its finest. Super delicious breakfasts and savory lunches. Hometown cooking in a homey atmosphere with a great view of the Helluva ...more

129 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.7760.0614

Goldmoor Inn Dining

Unmatched Old World decor, a diverse wine cellar and premier personal service are all complemented by Executive Chef Carlos Valdez's all-natural, gluten-free ...more

9001 W. Sand Hill Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800.255.3925

Green Street Tavern & Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

Serving your favorite cocktails, snacks, sandwiches, salads and dinners. From hand-cut steaks to fresh seafood. Enjoy our dining room, tavern or outside ...more

230 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800-343-6562

Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

Pizza, pasta, sandwiches and more. Lots of family fun, including redemption game room. Lunch smorgasbord daily and Sun. brunch. Smoke-free restaurant. ...more

9919 US 20 West
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-1830

Isabella Imports

A wholesale roasting coffee shop. The long narrow shop doesn’t afford much room for customer seating. But visitors, who make their way beyond the ...more

230 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.3737

Kaladi's Coffee Bar

A European-style coffee bar, Kaladi's offers fresh baked pastries daily, homemade gelato and the finest Panini sandwiches for lunch! ...more

309 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-0723

Little Tokyo

Galena's first traditional Japanese restaurant. Set in a beautiful, authentic Japanese environment located on Galena Illinois' historic Main Street.

Like ...more

300 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-8883

Log Cabin Steakhouse

Galena's oldest Greek steakhouse since 1935. Hand-cut aged Angus beef. Specialties include prime rib, seafood, ribs, chops, saganaki OPAAAA! ...more

201 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0393

Los Aztecas

A real Mexican restaurant. More than 100 authentic entrées; gigantic selection of Mexican/American beers. Lunch and dinner specials. Mega-Margaritas. Music ...more

975 Galena Square Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-9066

The Market House Restaurant

We’re on the 2nd floor & have overlooked historic Galena since 1982! Serving Mon- Sat. 11:00 am - 9:00 pm, we’re closed on Sunday’s for family time!

Daily ...more

204 Perry St.
120 N. Main st.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-0690

McDonald's Restaurant

Great parking; large seating area with additional patio seating; large bathrooms; bus driver eats free with 20 people. ...more

US Hwy 20 & Irvine St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-2600

One Eleven Main

One Eleven Main is a locavore’s dream come true! Dedicated to supporting local farmers, artisans and food purveyors, One Eleven has forged special ...more

111 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.8030

Otto's Place Cafe & Lounge

While trying to come up with an appropriate name for our restaurant, we thought of several clever and catchy ideas. After doing research on the building, ...more

100 Bouthillier St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-0240

Perry Street Brasserie

Gold medal-winning European Master Chef has cooked for Beatles, royalty, movie stars and more! Organic products when available.

Hours of Operation
Tues. ...more

124 N. Commerce St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-3773

Procento's Pizzeria

Great Italian food. Chicago-style pizza: thin crust or double-decker. Very cozy and very clean. Call for specials.

Hours of Operation
Wed. - Mon. 11:00 ...more

105 Franklin St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-1640


Fresh subs, salads and wraps made to order. A healthy way to start your day. Party subs and platters available.

Hours of Operation:
Mon. - Sun. 9:00 ...more

11358 Industrial Park Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-777-4322

The Summit

The Summit is a take on a traditional sports bar, only better. With 14 TVs and an extensive list of delicious craft beer, fine wine, and contemporary cuisine. ...more

8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd
Galena IL 61036
Local: 800.397.1320

Sunset Grille at Chestnut Mountain Resort

The Sunset Grille is a refreshing fine dining experience, where the view is almost as spectacular as the food. Perched high on a bluff, and featuring a ...more

8700 W. Chestnut Mountain Rd.
Galena IL 61036
Toll Free: 800.397.1320

Victory Cafe

A casual café, located in the heart of Galena’s Helluva Half Mile Main Street, serving home-cooked breakfast and lunch. Choose from the ...more

200 N. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.4407

Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'

Made-from-scratch Italian cuisine, featuring many recipes handed down five generations. This family-owned restaurant is located in a charming multi-story ...more

201 S. Main St.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815.777.8100

Woodlands Restaurant at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Woodlands Restaurant offers seasonal cuisine using local ingredients, an extensive wine and craft ale list— and a breathtaking view of 220-acre Lake Galena. ...more

In the Heart of The Galena Territory
444 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-5050

Woodstone Restaurant

Woodstone uses ingredients from local farmers to craft wood-fired appetizers and entrees, including our signature three-minute thin-crust pizza, our dark-chocolate ...more

109 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Galena IL 61036
Local: 815-776-5252