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The Golden Hen Cafe - CLOSED

129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
+1 815-776-0614
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  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“french toast” (17 reviews)
“panini” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Inexpensive family restaurant, good service and good food.An establishment that has been in Galena for many years, nothing fancy but very welcoming.

Thank SuziCalla
Reviewed November 16, 2017

We tried twice to go for breakfast to the Golden Hen Cafe and both times there was a closed sign in the window. We were well within the regular hours, so that should not have been a problem. Maybe the next time that we are...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We just wanted something quick & easy and this filled the bill. We shared some soup and half a panini and left satisfied. Waitstaff quick and nice.

Thank joanahr2017
Reviewed October 30, 2017

My husband and I were looking for a place to get some lunch. We had looked at menus at the different restaurants, which are posted on their windows. We decided on The Golden Hen when he seen breakfast was offered all day. He had the...More

1  Thank Kasey926
Reviewed October 30, 2017

Not impressed dirty carpet on the floor. Too tiny of tables. We sat right by the door and had to eat with our coats on it was freezing. Everyone around us was getting their food and they came in after us. All we ordered was...More

Thank handprintskompany
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Our 2nd time. Had the vegetable Skillet and my sister had the crepes. Everything was great. Fresh squeezed orange juice! Good size servings. Very friendly staff.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I was totally surprised by this place. The prices were really good for this area. The service was very good and the food was plentiful and most excellently prepared. The chicken motif was great. We come to this city at least once a year and...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We ordered a sandwich (panini) to take with us so we didn't have to interrupt our shopping (!) - delicious - with fries and cold slaw. Yummo!

Thank Tullyo
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Greasiest breakfast my wife has ever had. You expect that from a small diner, but this was bad. I had to use my napkin to blot it off the plate for her. She didn't want it after a few bites and had part of my...More

1  Thank NorthShoreDoc
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Went here for breakfast with the family while visiting Galena. This place is always busy, especially in the morning. The menu is big and the food is really good. Staff was nice and the wait to get in, isn't bad at all. They even call...More

Thank Kelsey W
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-0614
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