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Where To Eat, Drink and Be Merry


Satisfy your appetite with anything from juicy burgers, tempting wraps and gourmet sandwiches to prime steaks and chops to fresh seafood and poultry.

111 Main
111 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Great chefs working with local producers to give you the flavor of Galena’s culinary past, present and future. Local flavor cuisine.

Boone’s Place Restaurant & Pub
515 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Genuine frontier hospitality with mouth-watering fare. “Made from scratch” French dip, homemade soup, hand-cut steaks, vegetarian dishes, and banquet room.

Charlie’s Place
213 Jefferson St., Hanover, IL 61041

All-day breakfasts; homemade soups/specials; Friday all-you-can-eat walleye; Friday-Saturday, prime rib; Saturday, ribs. Sunday-Thursday, 7-2; Friday-Saturday, 7-8; Sunday brunch, 8-1.

Chef Ivo’s Place
515 S Main St., Galena IL

The Courtyard Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

A lovely four-story atrium serving breakfast and lunch daily. Monday-Friday lunch buffet. Join us for our wonderful Sunday breakfast buffet.

The Cove Restaurant
14A158 Canyon Club Dr., Apple River, IL 61001

The Cove Restaurant is located on Apple Canyon Lake with spectacular lake views from every table.

Durty Gurt’s Burger Joynt
235 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Great food, GREAT service, reasonable prices and a fun atmosphere.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa -Spikes Bar & Grill 
109 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Enjoy spectacular views of The General golf course and countryside while dining at Spikes, Midwestern cuisine in a casual atmosphere.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa – Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge
444 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

The Woodlands features Midwestern regional favorites in a comfortable room with spectacular lake views. Enjoy fresh seafood, aged steaks, delicious pastas.

Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill in The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Rich interior handcrafted in Ireland. Hand-cut steaks/chops, salmon, shepherd’s pie, traditional fish ‘n’ chips. Outstanding wine selection; great draft beers.

The Generals’ Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel
230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

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

Goldmoor Dining
9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Simple elegance describes this dining experience. Unmatched Old World decor, diverse wine cellar, premier service complement our chef’s creative cuisine.

Green Street Tavern & Restaurant at DeSoto House H
230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Serving your favorite cocktails, snacks, sandwiches, salads, dinners. Hand-cut steaks to fresh seafood. Enjoy our dining room, tavern, outside patio.

The Holy Mackerel
113 S Main St., Elizabeth, IL  61028
Log Cabin
201 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Galena’s oldest Greek steakhouse since 1935. Hand-cut aged Angus beef. Specialties include prime rib, seafood, ribs, chops, saganaki (OPAAA)!

The Market House Restaurant
120 N Main St., Galena IL  61036

Galena’s second oldest restaurant located on Main St., serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. Homemade food; steaks, salads, seafood, burgers. Full bar.

The Olde Hotel
108 S. Railroad St., Warren, IL 61087

Casual elegant dining in a restored 150-year-old hotel. Off the beaten path, worth the drive! Home of M&H BBQ. BBQ done right!

Otto’s Place
100 Bouthillier St., Galena IL  61036
Stella’s Cafe and Catering
100 Main St., Stockton, IL  61085
Sunset Grille – Chestnut Mountain Resort
8700 W. Chestnut Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Perched high atop a wooded palisade overlooking the Mississippi, the restaurant features a 1,400-square-foot outdoor dining deck and breathtaking views.

Timmerman’s Supper Club
7777 Timmerman Dr., East Dubuque, IL 61025

Groups enjoy a choice of three entrees from pre-selected menu and a scenic view of the Mississippi River.

Victory Cafe
200 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Casual cafe located in the heart of Galena’s Main Street serving homecooked food at hometown prices. Open daily 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

Woodbine Bend Clubhouse & Restaurant
3500 E. Center Rd., Woodbine, IL 61085

We offer fresh and delicious entree choices such as rack of lamb, Cajun chicken, ribeye, lobster and our homemade pizza.


Cannova’s Pizzeria
247 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

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

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa – Paisanos
444 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Serving piping hot pizza, Italian sandwiches and salads. Italian style cafe – eat in or carry out.

Fried Green Tomatoes
213 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Upscale Italian cuisine. “Wine Spectator” award-winning wine list. Exceptional service. Dinner nightly.

Procento’s Pizzeria
105 Franklin St., Galena, IL 61036

Great Italian food. Chicago-style pizza; thin crust or double-decker. Very cozy and very clean.

Vinny Vanucchi’s
201 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

“A Taste of the Old Neighborhood.” Steak Marsala, veal and chicken Parmigiano, lasagna, seafood Italiano/lobster tail. Family owned.


Beijing Buffet
951 Gear St., Galena, IL 61036

We serve a full Chinese buffet of entrees including a selection of meats and desserts. Open seven days a week.

Campeche Restaurant
230 N Commerce St., Galena, IL  61036

Authentic Chinese cuisine. Casual dine in or carry-out. Large choice of entrees and appetizers.

Fritz and Frites
317 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

French and German classics bring flavor and flair to the palate in a European-style bistro. Lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

Little Tokyo
300 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Experience Galena’s newest & most exciting Japanese restaurant and sushi bar. The ultimate oriental dining experience. Full bar, open daily.

Los Aztecas
975 Galena Square Dr., Galena, IL 61036

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

Perry Street Brasserie
124 N. Commerce St., Galena, IL 61036

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

Bootlegger Saloon
219 Jefferson St., Hanover, IL 61041

Serving breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Internet jukebox. Three big screen TVs. Various drink specials.

Bottle Shed
320 E. North Ave. (US Hwy 20 East), Stockton, IL 61085

Homemade pizzas, soups, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, pasta. Full bar. Wednesday Taco Night, Friday fish dinners, Saturday prime rib. Family-friendly dining.

The Corner Stone
125 N. Main St., Galena, IL  61036

Galena Brewing Company

227 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Only brewpub in Galena is now open! Historic Galena theme, tapas menu, brewery, beer tastings, tours, gift shop & live entertainment. Closed Tuesday.

Gobbie’s Sports Pub Pizzeria
219 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

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

The Grape Escape
242 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Wine/martini lounge, craft beers. Live music Friday, Saturday, and Quiz Show Sunday. Bloody Mary bar. Gourmet apps until 1 a.m.

J.M.’s Tap
7625 N. Menominee Rd., East Dubuque, IL 61025

Country tavern restaurant. Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, specializing in homemade pizza and a friendly atmosphere.

Shark’s Roadhouse
1336 US Hwy. 20 West, Elizabeth, IL 61028

We serve lunch and dinner, along with weekly lunch specials and daily drink specials. Live entertainment; indoor/outdoor seating; unique décor.

StockHolder’s Saloon
104 W. Railroad St., Apple River, IL 61001

Vintage saloon filled with “local color.” Coldest tap beer in town.

The Summit – Chestnut M0untain Resort
8700 W Chestnut Rd.., Galena, IL 61036



E Town Coffee Co.
141 N. Main St., Elizabeth, IL 61028

We are eco-friendly offering paninis, ice cream, coffees, local art and Wi-Fi. Making hot stuff cool and cool stuff hot.

Kaladi’s 925 Coffee Bar
309 S Main St.,, Galena IL  61036
Culver’s Frozen Custard
11371 Oldenburg Ln., Galena, IL 61036

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

Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor
9919 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

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

L.A. Drive In
216 E. North Ave. (US Hwy 20 East), Stockton, IL 61085

Offering a large menu of fast food items, countless ice cream choices. Something for everyone, just how you like it.

McDonald’s Restaurant
US Hwy 20 & Irvine St., Galena, IL 61036

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

11358 Industrial Park Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment.

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