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The best restaurants in galena 


Options are great. If you're like us, though, sometimes options can be overwhelming. Galena is a foodie vacation waiting to happen. Below are a few of our picks for our favorite restaurants in town! If you are visiting during the weekend or a busy time of the year, we recommend making reservations prior to your trip.

DINNER
Once the leather store of Ulysses S. Grant's father, now home to our favorite restaurant in town: Fried Green Tomatoes. The service is outstanding and the food... prime steaks, fresh scallops, and the must-try fried green tomato appetizer.
$3 Glass of Wine Wednesdays and 50% off bottles of wine on Fridays are noteworthy deals! * ***

Fritz and Frites offers fantastic dishes! French and German classics bring flavor and flair to the palate in a European-style bistro. *

Opened in 2009, Little Tokyo  quickly earned its reputation for the finest Japanese food in the Midwest. * ** ***

Cannovas is a local favorite for eat-in or delivery sine 1994. Enjoy fine Italian cuisine like delicious pizza, salads, homemade bread. * 

LUNCH
Campeche family recipes have been passed down for 3 generations including the famous margaritas. With 5 locations in the North Side of Chicago and the latest in Galena. In warmer months, the patio is the perfect lunch spot.

Big Bills is one of our favorite lunch spots with the perfect mix of sandwiches, soups, and salads. 

Market House is one of the best kept secrets in town. The food here is homemade and tasty! Perfect for lunch of dinner. Either way, save room for dessert!

For the best start to your vacation, stay at the Inn at Felt Manor. Innkeeper Geoff Karnish was a pastry chef in NYC. A fresh gourmet breakfast is included in your night's stay and the manor offers the best views of Galena atop 'Quality Hill'. Guests enjoy the evening happy hour at 4pm that offers complimentary wine and hand crafted treats. Check out the breakfast at Felt Manor. Book your stay HERE.

*GF options
**Vegetarian options
***Vegan options
A few more spots that you may want to check out! 
Enjoying a longer stay at Felt Manor? Brazen in Dubuque, Iowa is only 20 minutes away from The Felt Manor!

The Log Cabin Steakhouse is Galena's longest running dining establishment and offers Greek flavors and flaming cheese.

The Galena Brewing Company and serves all baked bar foods.

Vinny Vannucci's is STEPS away from the Felt Manor... literally. Just take the Galena steps and enjoy a night of pasta!

Not a traditional restaurant, but we are REALLY into the Galena Juicery for a mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up!
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