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Fried Green Tomatoes

213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-777-3938
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (134 reviews)
“salad” (145 reviews)
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Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I enjoyed a visit to Galena and stopped at FRIED GREEN TOMATOES for dinner on the first night of our stay. Our server was REGINA, chef STEVE, and sous chefs CASEN, PETER AND PROTIS worked diligently to make the evening a special...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent service and very friendly staff. My boyfriend and I sat at the bar to have food and drinks. Marissa, the bartender was fabulous. She made recommendations for drinks and recommended the Steak Martini appetizer. I highly recommend getting this. Everyone was super friendly and...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday night. The city was very busy but we were able to get a reservation Wine and food was excellent The menu had a lot of choices and we each choice different great way to try. Will return again

Thank RosiePeoria_Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I ate here one night on our stay in Galena. It was the evening of 1/2 price wines which occurs on Fridays. That was a nice touch. We wound up eating a bit early that night and the service was prompt and...More

Thank rhch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived for our 6:30 reservation and they were already out of the pork osso bucco which I had read in reviews were wonderful. We told our waitress that we were new in town and asked for recommendations. From those, we chose the chicken Marsala...More

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The last time we visited Galena was probably twenty plus years ago. At that time the restaurant Fried Green Tomatoes was highly recommended, for good reason. It was fabulous then, and even more so now. We started with an order of mussels that were cooked...More

1  Thank marine1967
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Arrived on a Thursday without reservations and we were promptly seated. We were greeted by Kara who was very pleasant and knowledgeable. We ordered drinks and the steak martini which is unique. The salads come with raspberry vinigerette and a loaf of warm bread. Both...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

In both of our visits to Galena, we ate at Fried Green Tomatoes for its service and delicious food. Highly recommended for a special occasion if you're in the area.

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next time I visit Galena, I will be sure to eat here again!! The staff are enthusiastic about their job and friendly to customers. Of course, my father and I ordered the fried green tomatoes, but without the cheese. They were simply delicious. For my...More

Thank alexismortimer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was great. The food was mediocre. No real complaint, but over priced for the type of that came out on your plate.

Thank MrsBlair1231
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19 May 2017|
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Response from FriedGreen | Property representative |
Dress is casual. Hope this helps.
22 March 2017|
Response from Bridesm0m | Reviewed this property |
We had it and it was full of bones
Michelle H
27 September 2016|
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Response from Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
We ate there for our anniversary and it was quite nice. I would let them know it is a special night so you can have a table in a private area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
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Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves wonderful steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We are a multi-level dining facility in a historic downtown building. For the dining enjoyment for all of our guests, we do not provide highchairs or booster seats. Corkage fee $15.00 per regular sized bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.
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