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Fried Green Tomatoes

213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-777-3938
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (149 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best meatballs ever! Excellent wine selection, great service, and great food! I would highly recommend it to anyone for any occasion.

Thank Lyle G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant on Saturday night, to find it was totally booked. We made reservations for the following night and they sat us early. The menu had great variety. The other customers were so rude, that hampered the experience. The table next to...More

Thank CassPaige12194
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were out for dinner for our 20th anniversary. Decided to try Fried Green Tomatoes based on other reviews, and it did not disappoint. We were seated upstairs in a quiet area, which we really appreciated. Addish, our server, was friendly and...More

Thank Cathyplauck
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been here several times now, and this time for Valentine's Day. EXCELLENT Espresso rubbed steak, was SO TENDER! Started with name sake--Fried Green Tomatoes...very nice. Home made loaf of bread hot out of oven! Fresh salad and then the steak...wonderful meal!! Husband had the...More

Thank Tabby42
Reviewed 1 week ago

service is wonderful. food is fantastic. the ambience is alright - could use some work. would go again and again and again.

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best meal I have had in a long while, Service was a little slow but the food was so good that it was worth the wait. Would definitely eat there again while in Galena.

Thank 132elizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here on an uncrowded Sunday night. The food was good and the service was wonderful. We spit an appetizer, main dish and were going to share the salad that came with it but our server brought our two salads for us. We...More

Thank Illinoisgirl89
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit in historic Galena, much better than the Log Cabin Restaurant which claims to be the best steak place in Galena and is very old fashioned. Steaks are awesome and service is great. Go to this place and make sure you...More

Thank kevinjr0se
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Galena 1-2 times a year for the past 10-12 yrs. We always make it a point to dine at Fried Green Tomatoes. The only disappointment we had is that we found out our favorite server, Steve is no longer there! Our new...More

Thank eywagga
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wait staff, the menu, the food and drink were above reproach!! Atmosphere is comfortable and classy classic. We tried several appetizers and they were fabulous! THE best steak I've had in ages. Oh, and the Chocolate Martini's . . . whew! Its going to...More

Thank alecsgrandma
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Questions & Answers
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 Milan B | Reviewed this property |
We've lived here for the last 13 yrs of the 51 we've been married, and even though we met at Chestnut Mountain and consider that the inception point of our love, we've come to Fried Green for our anniversary 10 of those... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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.
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