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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” (151 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 3 days ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and get the Roasted Garlic appetizer. Outstanding! Nice restaurant and a very fun bar scene.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food and friendly service could have used more vegetarian selections. Desert was very tasty and the bill wasn’t bad.

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were blown away. Starting with the appetizer and finishing with the Jack Daniels Porterhouse this was the best food we have enjoyed at a restaurant in a long time. The dressing on the salad was delicious and pairing it with the...More

Thank Erica K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had several friends recommend this restaurant. It exceeded our expectations! We walked in and immediately felt well taken of. They directed us upstairs and told us we would be well taken care of. My husband is gluten intolerant and when they brought the regular...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went there on a slow Tuesday night. There was a Very loud group of 8 who were yelling over each other to the level that we couldn't hear ourselves at our table. The waitress couldn't be bothered to bring lemon slices...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard from others this was a great place and we thought so too! We had a couple drinks before dinner and our bartender Marco was awesome. He was super friendly, makes a delicious chocolate martini and talked to us about the local whiskey....More

Thank mollywan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place!!!! The service and hospitality are top notch! And the food is amazing, the fried green tomatoes are a must! And make sure to visit Bob for an after dinner drink👌. So fun! Fred, you run a wonderful restaurant

Thank 553carminar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant came highly recommended and now we know why. The pasta was wonderful. Definitely dine here is in Galena but make a reservation - the place was packed on a Friday night.

Thank JudgeNJP
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 weeks 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

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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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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