With nearly 30 different restaurants to choose from, we know how hard it can be to decide where to eat when you stay with us. Just steps from our historic bed and breakfast, you’ll find a wide variety of downtown restaurants in Galena, IL, to choose from. Whether you’re in the mood for something casual or you’re after a fine dining experience, any of these restaurants will satisfy your cravings. Of all the great options you’ll find as you wander down Main Street, here are a few of our best recommendations!
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After a long day exploring Galena, a great margarita and big bowl of queso are the perfect remedy. You’ll find both, plus so much more, at this authentic Mexican restaurant in the heart of Galena. Campeche Mexican boasts warm hospitality, delicious food, and a fun and casual environment you’re sure to love.
Fritz & Frites
When you can’t decide which type of cuisine you’re craving, head to Fritz & Frites in Galena, IL, where you’ll find “a little French, a little German.” This wonderful bistro offers a wide variety of both French and German dishes, plus plenty of authentic wine and beer to complement your meal.
If you’re looking for a romantic fine dining experience, make your reservation at the Goldmoor Restaurant. This beautiful establishment sits high on a hill overlooking the Mississippi River and Galena’s rolling hills below. Dining at the elegant Goldmoor is an experience in and of itself, but the fantastic seasonally crafted menu is what makes the trip.
In the mood for sushi? Head to Little Tokyo for delicious Japanese cuisine. Under the direction of Chef Michael, the restaurant serves a authentic dishes including signature sushi rolls, Japanese steak dishes, and plenty of perfectly prepared tempura choices.
Log Cabin Steakhouse
One of our personal favorites, Log Cabin Steakhouse is Galena’s oldest and longest running dining establishment. Since opening its doors in 1937, Log Cabin has continuously served wonderfully prepared steakhouse favorites and Greek specialties with a “with a smile and a handshake” to everyone.
For a meal that feels home made, head to Market House where you’ll find a wide variety of sandwiches, salads, and house entrees to choose from. In addition to burgers, chicken sandwiches, and entrees that range from fish to pasta, Market House also offers daily specials and great vegetarian selections.
To truly get a sense of the local cuisine in and around Galena, IL, visit One-Eleven Main. This fantastic restaurant works closely with local farmers, artisans and food purveyors to create dishes that use locally-sourced ingredients and “showcase the best of the region.”
Perry Street Brasserie
Proudly boasting the “best little restaurant in Galena,” Perry Street Brasserie is a cozy and comfortable place to enjoy a fine dining experience. With an extensive wine menu and fantastic selection of beer and specialty drinks, Perry Street Brasserie in Galena, IL, also offers great pairings to go along with every phenomenal dish.
Gobbie’s Sports Pub & Eatery
We know that pizza isn’t the first thing to come to mind when you hear “Gobbie’s Sports Pub & Eatery,” but hen you’re in the mood for a delicious slice of pizza, this is the best place to go! With a menu the features gourmet Chicago-style pizza, plus a wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and pub favorites, you can’t go wrong with this laidback dining option.
Vinnie Vanucchi’s Little Italy
Vinnie Vanucchi’s Little Italy is one of the best Galena, IL, Italian restaurants when you’re looking for something a little more upscale. Featuring made-from-scratch dishes crafted from recipes passed down through five generations, Vinnie Vanucchi’s is the real deal.
Stay with Us and Walk to these Great Restaurants in Galena, IL!
Located just steps from Main Street and the best restaurants in Galena, IL, the Farmers Guest House offers premier bed and breakfast accommodations in the heart of downtown. A Top 10 U.S. Bed and Breakfast that serves one of the best breakfasts in North America, Farmers Guest House is unlike any other place to stay in Galena, IL.
With nine well-appointed, tastefully decorated guestrooms, private outdoor patios and gardens, and a unique history that dates to 1867, our inn offers a memorable experience you won’t soon forget. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two or a corporate retreat for a group, consider booking your next stay in Galena, IL, at the Farmers Guest House. Learn more about our additional amenities like daily WineTime and spa, The Studio at Farmers Guest House, today. Then, contact us! We’d love to help you plan an incredible visit to Galena!