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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
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16:30 - 20:30
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Hours:
Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So hard to eat out being gluten free AND a vegetarian - this restaurant hit BOTH categories. And not just having to beg the kitchen to please help me - the items were ON THE MENU! To top it off - the food was fantastic. Guest had "normal" dinner and couldn't stop raving about the dinner. Would go back again... More 

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Des Plaines, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had pork osso buco that was fall off the bone amazing! Highly recoomend this place! Made reservations and they had us seated right on time.

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Thank Mackatak
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our second time at Fried Green Tomatoes. We were so impressed with our food when we came for dinner that we came back the following day for lunch. Both meals started with their garlic parmesan bread with olive oil to dip and their house salad with homemade raspberry vinaigrette dressing. For dinner we had the porterhouse steak with... More 

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1 Thank Alan D
Galena, Illinois
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so we've reviewed this place before. And given it five stars before. Why? Because no matter where we dine anywhere in the world, Fried Green Tomatoes is always the standard we compare to. Last night, again, was no disappointment. It was a busy night, as one might expect in Galena on Thanksgiving weekend. We had a reservation but arrived... More 

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1 Thank Milan B
wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a recommendation of a friend, everything was excellent, no complaints. We had the Pork Osso Buco and Chicken Marsala.

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Thank cindyx5
McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service and food was great. A must dining experience. The mile high meatloaf was awesome. I recommend making reservations it seems to be a top place in Galena

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Thank Tinman206
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a crazy busy fall, we decided to find a quiet place for the two of us to hideaway for a few days. One of our favorite places to visit is Galena and we have found a new favorite place to stay when there. We chose the English Country Cottage for its advertised privacy, appointments, and views. We were not... More 

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Thank JJTJ1982
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for dinner and thought it would be expensive but it was pretty affordable. My meal plus we split a 1/2 bottle of wine was not quite $40. The waiter was friendly and even offered us a taste of a wine we weren't sure about. They also offer 1/2 bottles on some of there wines which is really nice... More 

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Thank Patti D
Plainfield, Illinois
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stopped in here about three times and each time the food has been great. Any dish that is on the menu will be a good choice. Wait staff is kind and courteous.

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Thank Angel E
Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gluten free shrimp ravioli dish was awesome, friends got the scallops and lobster risotto which was a small portion but good. The fried green tomato appetizer was covered with sauce and cheese, wish the fried green tomatoes would have been left to shine but the bread was light and buttery. Good wine list for small midwestern town and great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 20:30
Thursday
16:30 - 20:30
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036
    (Diagonal)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?