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Galena Country have tastes from around the world. Artisan-inspired dishes from Italy, Japan, Greece and France are featured at every corner, making this a destination foodies of all ages will enjoy. Farm-to-table hotspots boast local flavors and made-from-scratch dishes. Cozy bistros nestled throughout the county provide the perfect spot for fresh, gourmet brews and mouth-watering soups, sandwiches and pastries. Plus, we have a host of upscale, fine dining establishments where the chef comes out and greets you at your table. You can find the right recipe, ambiance and flavors to satisfy your cravings in Galena Country.

12 Sweet Spots in Galena Country

Sweet dreams are made of these! Whether you count chocolate, candy, ice cream or milkshakes as your guilty vice, embark on a taste adventure at these 12 sweet spots in Galena Country. American old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor, Galena Galena's ice cream ...

Eat like a local: Top places to enjoy a Friday Fish Fry in Galena Country

A mouth-watering tradition. The classic fish fry usually includes several pieces of fried fish, paired with some type of potato and salad or coleslaw. There’s nothing better to wash down fried fish than an ice-cold, locally brewed beer. Check out these ...

Cozy Drink Spots in Galena Country

‘Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm cup of comfort! We’ve rounded up some toasty ‘hot spots’ where you can relax and thaw out this winter in Galena Country! Big Bill’s Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar, Galena Savor a steaming ...

Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater

Experience fine dining and exceptional entertainment in a unique Supper Club atmosphere. Enjoy a 3-course dinner downtown Galena on the Historic Main Street, while professional entertainers swoon you ...

American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor

Galena's ice cream parlor since 1970, serving homemade waffle cones, floats, shakes & malts, and banana splits. Enjoy a piece of homemade pie with ice cream. ...

Beijing Buffet

Enjoy a full Chinese buffet of entrees including a selection of meats and desserts. ...

Big Bill's Sandwich Shop

Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar proudly serving Chicago's Famous Metropolis Coffee. Located in the Historic Logan House building. ...

Blaum Bros. Distilling Co.

Blaum Bros., #1 rated attraction & activity by TripAdvisor.com, is a family-owned/operated craft distillery producing premium whiskey, vodka and gin. ...

Bootlegger Saloon

Featuring daily lunch specials, plus pizza & nachos at night. Home of The Bootburger. Big screen TVs & internet jukebox. ...

Bottle Shed

Homemade pizzas. Tuesday Taco Night; broasted chicken on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday; Friday fish dinners; Saturday prime rib. ...

Cajun Jack's Bar & Grill

Enjoy popular southern dishes mixed with hometown recipes in Galena County's most unique dining atmosphere. ...

Campeche Restaurant

Authentic Mexican restaurant authentic Mexican recipes and family heritage to Galena! Enjoy their spacious outdoor patio.   ...

Cannova's Pizzeria

Pizza, pasta, sandwiches, homemade bread, dough and sauces. Daily specials. Free delivery in town. ...

Charlie's Place

Local pub serving all-day breakfast; homemade soups/specials; Thursday all-you-can-eat chicken; Friday all-you-can-eat walleye and Saturday ribs.  ...

Checo's Family Restaurant & Pizzeria

Homemade soups, affordable home-style cooking, Mexican day on Thursday, fish fry Fridays. ...

Chocolat' 229

This charming candy store features an exceptional collection of European chocolates imported from Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland. The perfect place to find the ideal gift or to treat yourself ...

Council Hill Station

A unique and historic 1850's general store/railway station with a silo, ruin of a woolen mill and barn on the east fork of the Galena River is now a watering hole and music venue featuring food, 90-plus ...

Culver's of Galena

Culver’s brings the often forgotten hometown values of quality and customer service to neighborhoods throughout the country!  ...

Dillon's HM Pizza & Tavern

Great local neighborhood bar & grill with friendly staff and good food. This local bar and grill, serves up breakfast, delicious pizza, chili dogs, grilled sandwiches, hamburgers, and beer, of course! ...

Durty Gurt's Burger Joynt

Founded in 2007 to fill the need for a great burger in downtown Galena. Dirty Gurt's prides themselves on delivering the best burger in an exciting environment at reasonable prices. The next time you ...

E-Town Coffee Co.

Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast and locally roasted, freshly ground coffee and espresso. Enjoy an assortment of tasty sandwiches for lunch, browse local art on display and buy a bottle of ...

Embe

Embe (em-be) is an eatery and lounge located on the Helluva Half Mile. Featuring a natural deli-style food menu and fully stocked bar complete with a wide selection of beers, cocktails, martinis, and ...

Fergedaboudit Vineyard and Winery

This boutique winery, located in a scenic valley in Hanover, Illinois specializes in bold, dry red wines. Fergedaboudit offers delicious wine, breathtaking views from the covered deck, live music on Saturdays, ...

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

This pub is the beating heart of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel. Unlike any other Galena restaurant or bar, this pub exemplifies the finest in Irish craftsmanship. Designed and handcrafted in Ireland, ...

Frentress Lake Bar & Grill

Located on the beautiful Mississippi River backwaters, this restaurant serves elevated comfort food in an upscale, yet casual modern atmosphere. Order one of their delicious Starters including Pork Belly ...

Fried Green Tomatoes

Prime steaks, fresh scallops and homemade lasagna paired with a Wine Spectator' award-winning wine menu. Outstanding service and atmosphere. Open All Year Serving: Lunch (Saturdays), Dinner Steakhouse Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

Fritz and Frites Bistro

French and German classics bring flavor and flair to the palate in a European-style bistro. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Open All Year Serving: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner German Cuisine ...

Galena Brewing Company

This microbrewery features brewery tours (by appointment), tastings, a brewpub menu, including appetizers, soups/sands, wraps, and more. There is even a gift shop and live entertainment every weekend! The ...

Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery

Acres of rolling farmland hosting 22 different specialty grapes, 60,000 gallons of wine per year, 40 wine varieties, three tasting rooms and thirty plus years later and many cherished friendships, the ...

Galena Juicery and Meal Prep

The Juice The Galena Juicery provides plant-based, gluten-free, organic (when available), locally sourced, whole fruits and vegetables to help you eat healthily and feel great. Super greens grown on-site ...

Galena Roasters

Galena Roasters offers signature blend, limited release and single origin coffee beans for The Grateful Gourmet Co., retail locations, wholesale clients and online customers. Owner and roaster Earl ...

Galena's Kandy Kitchen

Established in 1974 to continue a family tradition of producing small batches of fine handmade confections. ...

Gobbie's Sports Pub & Eatery

Featuring homemade Chicago-style thin, pan, stuffed pizza in a friendly, sports pub. Plasma TVs. Karaoke. Live entertainment nightly. Outdoor patio. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner American ...

Gold Room Bar & Grill

Grab your favorite beer, catch the game or dance the night away in this relaxed bar setting with a jukebox, shuffleboard and a friendly crowd of locals. Lunch specials available daily. ...

Goldmoor Dining

Simple elegance describes this dining experience. Unmatched Old World decor, diverse wine cellar, premier service complements our chef's creative cuisine. Experience dinner at the chef's table and watch the ...

Goldmoor Inn

Magnificent full-service inn celebrating more than 30 years of hospitality. Featuring elite amenities, dining and spa services in a romantic setting overlooking the Mississippi River. Luxurious cottages ...

Great American Popcorn Company

“ More than 50 gourmet popcorn flavors made on premises. The abundant flavor choices include French Vanilla, Spicy Italian and Bacon & Cheddar.    ...

Green Street Tavern & Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

Serving your favorite cocktails, snacks, sandwiches, salads, dinners. Hand-cut steaks to fresh seafood. Enjoy our dining room, tavern, outside patio. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner American ...

Highlands Restaurant & Lounge 289 at Eagle Ridge Resort

Located at the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa overlooking The General Golf Course, this restaurant and lounge features a cantilever deck that overlooks the 10th fairway and the 18th green of The General Golf ...

J.M.'s Tap

The homemade pizzas are the specialties of the house and they serve great tasting hamburgers. All-you-can-eat Friday fish fries are offered from mid-January to the end of April. Watch the game on their ...

Jamie's Wine Studio of Galena

Intimate wine and martini bar and fine wine shop. Unique selection of wines, spirits, and gift items. Saturday wine tastings. Open All Year Wheelchair Access ...

JJ & Freddie's

Home-cooked food in a fun atmosphere featuring steaks, burgers, seafood and the area’s best pizza in a unique log building. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner American Cuisine Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

Jug's Main Street Tap

This family-run bar and restaurant has quickly become a mainstay in local dining and entertainment. The Walters have put time, energy and a fair amount of taste testing into the bar’s preparation. Specials ...

Kaladi's Coffee Bar

This European-style coffee bar, offers freshly baked pastries daily, breakfast sandwiches, homemade gelato and the finest Panini sandwiches for lunch. Kaladi’s Coffee Bar roasts their own beans, grinds ...

Klein's Market Bakery

Family-owned and friendly, we offer a variety of fresh flavorful breads, frosted cookies, frosted cinnamon rolls and hot coffee. Seasonal Serving: Bakery Goods & Sweet ...

Little Tokyo

Experience Galena’s most exciting Japanese restaurant and sushi bar. The ultimate oriental dining experience. Full bar. Open Wednesday - Monday. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner Asian Cuisine Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

Log Cabin Steakhouse

Galena's oldest Greek steakhouse since 1935. Hand-cut aged Angus beef. Specialties include prime rib, seafood, ribs, chops, saganaki (OPAAA)! Open All Year Serving: Dinner Steakhouse Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

Los Aztecas

A real Mexican restaurant. More than 100 authentic entrees; gigantic selection of Mexican/American beers. Lunch/dinner specials. Mega-Margaritas. Music Friday/Saturday. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, ...

Massbach Ridge Winery

Exercise your taste buds with award-winning wine while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Galena Country hills. Tours of both the vineyard and winery are available. Tasting room located in downtown ...

McDonald's Galena

Great parking; large seating area with patio seating; large bathrooms; bus driver eats free with 20 people. (Photo: @McDonalds on Instagram) Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American ...

McDonald's Stockton

Great parking with large seating area and large bathrooms. This McD's is also connected to a convenient store and gas station. (Photo:@StocktonMcDs on Facebook) Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, ...

Mean Bean Roasters

Think custom gourmet coffee minus the stuffy coffee house. Mean Bean believes everyone should enjoy outstanding gourmet coffees and offers all customers the option to custom design a personal coffee blend ...

Mid-Town Marina

Mid-Town Marina is a full-service marina, restaurant and lounge located on the Mississippi River in East Dubuque. Famous for our Bloody Mary's! Come for our Sunday buffet. Dock slips available for the ...

Millennium Bar & Marina

Tucked away in a slough in East Dubuque, Millennium Bar & Marina brings its style of home cooking to the  Mississippi River. Not only will you find great food but they offer specialty drinks, entertainment ...

Miss Kitty's Grape Escape

Wine and martini lounge with the most diverse wines, liquors and beers in Galena. Live music every Friday and Saturday night in addition to Miss Kitty's Quiz Show on Sundays. "Miss Kitty brings river ...

Mulgrew's Tavern & Liquor Store

Family owned for almost 100 years. Serving a full menu and home of the world famous foot long chili dog! Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner Pub/Grill Cuisine Wi-Fi ...

Nora Bar

"Where uptown is downtown!" Great food and a great time! Walk-Ins Welcome, Good For Groups and Take Out Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner Pub/Grill Cuisine ...

One Eleven Main

Located on Historic Main Street in the heart of downtown Galena, Illinois, One Eleven Main strives to serve familiar dished in extraordinary ways.  We have forged special partnerships with local and regional ...

Otto's Place

Otto’s Place is the off-Main Street alternative for locals & tourists seeking a quiet, peaceful retreat with exceptional, unique food. Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner American ...

P.T. Murphy Magic Theatre

"One of America’s Best Magic Shows!” Enjoy the mysteries of an ancient art as they unfold right before the audience. The setting for this intimate magic show is a private 24-seat theater located in the ...

Paradise Bar & Grill

Specialty burgers, salads, pizzas, great selection of craft beers, wines, and liquors. Children’s menu are available. Sunday breakfast buffet. We also have Video Gaming machines. Open All Year Serving: ...

Pecatonica Beer Company Tap House

Our mission is to impress the enthusiast with well-balanced full-bodied beers. We celebrate the rich history of Wisconsin brewing. Open All Year Brewery Wheelchair Accessible ...

Pecatonica Tap House Event Hall

Located on the historic Stagecoach Trail within the walls of the award-winning Pecatonica craft brewery in downtown Warren, Illinois. The vintage industrial atmosphere blends old-world architecture and ...

Pop A Tops

A local pub featuring lunch and drink specials as well as live entertainment by local bands. ...

Pudgy's

A Place for Beef & Dogs! This family run hot dog stand, serves authentic Chicago Style Hot Dogs, home made Chicago Style Italian Beef, 'nearly world famous' Pudgy Fry, various home made salads ...

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

Mmm, this shop permeates odors of sweet caramel and chocolate. It naturally tempts one to stop in and sample the numerous varieties of fudge and chocolate made on site. Watch the staff craft delicious ...

Rocky Waters Vineyard & Winery, Inc.

Rocky Waters is a family-owned winery dedicated to the pursuit of delicious Marechal Foch, Leon Millot, St. Croix, along with white varietals of Lacrosse and St. Pepin. Experience our spectacular view, ...

Sidetrack Inn

Local pub serving breakfast, lunch and dinner and features daily specials.   ...

Small Town Saloon

Operating since 2013, this small-town restaurant offers burgers, a farm-to-table menu, fully-stocked bar, daily specials and catering. Enjoy the great food out on the deck in Summer. ...

South Side Hornet Pub & Grille

This local pub offers a full lunch & dinner menu and a Saturday morning breakfast menu. Enjoy live music and a great local vibe. Group Friendly Take out available ...

Stella's Cafe & Catering

Housed in the W.E. White Building, listed on the National Historic Registry, Stella's Cafe & Catering is known for its beautiful original tin ceiling and artful ambiance. Open for breakfast and lunch, ...

Subway - East Dubuque

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment. (Photo: Subway on Facebook) Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American ...

Subway - Galena

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment. (Photo: Subway on Facebook) Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American ...

Subway - Stockton

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment. (Photo: Subway on Facebook) Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American ...

Sunset Grille - Chestnut Mountain Resort

Perched high atop a wooded palisade overlooking the Mississippi, the restaurant features a 1,400-square-foot outdoor dining deck and breathtaking views. Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American ...

Sweet Alice's

The shop has a unique Alice in Wonderland theme and offers professionally made and designed chocolates and other treats from their certified kitchen. The Berkeleys, Traighton’s Truffles, and Kylie’s Caramels ...

Taste! Country Roadhouse

Family-friendly restaurant serving as many local products as possible from local wineries, breweries, and distilleries. The kitchen is open from opening time until 9 p.m on Thur.-Sat. & until 8 ...

The Corner Tap

Homemade pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soup and much more! Great beer selection, including darks and imports. Outdoor beer garden. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner American Cuisine Wi-Fi ...

The Courtyard Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

Lovely four-story atrium serving breakfast daily. Join us for lunch (Sat. & Sun.) and for our wonderful brunch on Sunday. Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch American Cuisine Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

The Generals' Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

Named in honor of Galena’s nine Civil War generals, this restaurant offers casual dining with Galena’s ambiance/historic charm. Open All Year Serving: Dinner American Cuisine Wi-Fi Wheelchair Accessible ...

The Market House Restaurant

Galena’s best kept secret, overlooking downtown! Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. Homemade food; steaks, salads, seafood, burgers. Full bar. Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner American ...

The Summit - Chestnut Mountain Resort

Enjoy sandwiches, pizzas or appetizers while overlooking the Mississippi River! Wide variety of beers. The place for food and fun! Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner American Cuisine Wi-Fi Wheelchair ...

The Viking Pub & Pizza

Local pub featuring a pub menu including pizza and known for their Taco Thursday specials. Outdoor Seating Pool Tables Delivery   ...

Three Sisters Sweet Shoppe

Serving The Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, fresh baked cupcakes, candies and more. Garden seating. Open Seasonally; 12 pm - 8 pm. ...

Thriving Thistle Market, Bistro & Wellness Center

Located on the historic Stagecoach Trail in Apple River. Market: More than a typical gas station! You’ll find your necessary conveniences alongside products and produce from local vendors such as ...

Timmerman's Supper Club

Fine dining with panoramic view of the mighty Mississippi River and valley. Lounge with dance floor and DJ entertainment on weekends. Group Dining Capacity: 80 People Reservations Required Open All ...

Trolley Depot Coffee & Tea Co.

This family owned and operated coffee and tea shop specializes in hand crafting each beverage with skill and precision. On the menu, you will find ethically sourced and locally roasted (Galena Roasters) ...

Victory Cafe

Casual cafe located in the heart of Galena’s Main Street, home-style food at hometown prices. Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Lunch American Cuisine Catering Service Wi-Fi Wheelchair Accessible ...

Vinny Vanucchi's "Little Italy"

“A Taste of the Old Neighborhood.” A tri-states tradition for more than 23 years. Serving classic Italian dishes, family owned. Group Dining Capacity: 75 People Open All Year Serving: Lunch, Dinner Italian ...

Welcome Inn

Great home-cooked comfort food, good atmosphere. Located in the middle of Jo Daviess County. Open All Year Serving: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner American Cuisine ...

Woodbine Bend Golf Course & Restaurant

This immaculate 18-hole links-style course offers a challenge and a great time for golfers of all skill levels. Group packages are available, making this a great guys getaway or reunion site. Plus, they ...

Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge at Eagle Ridge Resort

Fresh, Seasonal Fare All Year Long For a hearty breakfast, a sumptuous lunch after golf or an intimate dinner overlooking Lake Galena, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa has an award-winning dining experience ...