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Goldmoor Dining

9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
+1 815-777-3925
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“beef wellington” (104 reviews)
“salad” (45 reviews)
“salmon” (17 reviews)
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

There was nothing to dislike and I have only praise for both the breakfasts and dinners. Everything was tasty and presented artfully.

1  Thank Jimmy S
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Even though I live in the area, I'd never been to the Goldmoor until this weekend, for my parents' wedding anniversary. The food was excellent, the view from the private dining room was relaxing and beautiful, and the staff were friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. The...More

Thank Deb D
Reviewed 12 October 2012

I gave this a four because last year, it was a 5 star place. This year when my husband and I went for our anniversary dinner, it seemed to have slipped a notch. I ordered the same meal as I did last year, beef wellington,...More

Thank Mishyb1976
Reviewed 10 October 2012

The Goldmoor Inn is always the best part of our trip to Galena. We stayed two nights in the Chef's Quarters, which included priority seating at the Chef's Table in the kitchen. Definitely a fun time for a relaxing evening. The food was great, too....More

Thank JamesWigderson
Reviewed 9 October 2012 via mobile

Hidden gem, this is a memorable kind of place! Easy country drive, nice views, relaxing, romantic, special occasioms, private booths, chefs table, private dining very good food and service. (open 5 nights) Had beef Wellington it was a non traditional recipe ( sans liver pate,...More

Thank CheffJeff
Reviewed 3 October 2012

The pace of the meal was perfect, the dining room was elegant and the staff was timely but not pushy. We started off the dinner with a butternut squash soup which is not to be missed. I had the beef wellington and it was beyond...More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Our party of 8 great friends all enjoyed their meals here on 9/29/12. We were seated in the gazebo and actually got to enjoy the fabulous fall sunset before dinner. We ordered a variety of entrees, seafood, steaks and pork. Everything was excellent from the...More

Thank Colleen106
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Dined at the Goldmoor on Saturday the 29th. We arrived early for our 7pm reservations so we could have a change to have a drink and enjoy the view. They have a small bar but the service was good (they had someone tending bar that...More

Thank JLR1221
Reviewed 1 October 2012

Just returned from my annual girls trip to Galena. We have 8 women, ranging in age from 29-71 and we all love the Goldmoor! The view is breathtaking (try to go at sunset). The dining rooms are elegant. The cuisine is superb. The staff is...More

Thank MLIL99
Reviewed 28 September 2012

First visit there food and service outrageously good. Magnificent view romantic atmosphere. We are already planning a return visit for the Christmas carol dinner a 6 hour drive from our home in Minneapolis.

Thank horseman4100
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Questions & Answers
20 March 2018|
Response from Birgit R | Property representative |
Hi Jared, the dress code is nice- casual.We look forward to your visit. Thanks Birgit Radin
Ashley M
27 August 2015|
Response from goldmoor | Property representative |
Ashley, thanks for your inquiry, yes we have the beautiful Timberland log cabin where we allow one pet. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
    (Black Jack Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3925
  • E-mail
Unmatched Old World decor, a diverse wine cellar, and premier personal service are all complemented by our chef"s creative cuisine. Enjoy dining in one of our cozy booths or elegant tables with breathtaking views overlooking the Mississippi River.
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