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Fried Green Tomatoes

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$$ - $$$
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213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
16:30 - 20:30
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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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Crown Point, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quaint place right in the heart of down town. Of course, we had to order the signature Fried Green Tomato's and they were delicious. I had the fillet with 4 shrimp, mashed potato's and it came with salad. Everything was good, it was cooked right and hot and timely. Almost came out a little too fast as we hadn't finished... More 

Thank brentsherman2017
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a great meal here. The steak I ordered was absolutely perfect. The wine list was deep. The service was perfect too.

Thank Matthew C
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a dinner pan for our family Christmas. Wow! The steak masala was tender enough to cut with a spoon. My 86 year old father had no trouble eating it. Everything was hot, well packed and they even carried it to the car for us. The staff was friendly in person and on the phone. This was well worth... More 

1 Thank J-9inIA
Chicago, Illinois
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192 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Fried Green Tomatoes! The ambiance was lovely - vibrant enough while also being intimate. We sat upstairs and it was a bit quieter than the main floor which was perfect. The food was delicious! We had the crab cakes as an appetizer, house salad and the steak/shrimp and pork osso bucco for the entrees.... More 

1 Thank Carol D
Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the porterhouse, filet mignon, lobster ravioli, and veal Parmesan. The kid liked the lobster ravioli, which had squid ink. The filet and veal were good too. However, the porterhouse was not in the upper half of porterhouses I've had. The wine special was good, as were the desserts. Service was friendly and attentive. The eponymous appetizer is mandatory.

Thank UngFoy
Deerfield, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and wait staff were excellent. Food and drinks were excellent and you don't go away hungry.

Thank donaldbO3957PS
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was great!! We got some history while waiting on our table; the restaurant used to be the leather shop U.S. Grant's father owned. Moving on the the cuisine, everything was to die for!! From the dipped bread, to the side salad, to the toppings on my steak to the juicy bone-in ribeye cooked to perfection!! Everything... More 

Thank Micah R
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before we even ordered, the east wall of the dining room won my eye. 150-year old bricks, original hand-hewn timbers and hand-troweled cement, all nicely set off with European deco art. The aluminum cove ceiling was immaculate, not speck of dust on the air ducts. That same attention to detail was reflected in their service and food. Don't miss the... More 

Thank Thronetogether
Pelham, Alabama
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is fantastic service is great and you will not leave hungry. They also have a good selection of libations.

Thank Harvey8380
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I had dinner at Fried Green Tomatoes in mid-December. The restaurant was beautifully decorated for the season, as was the entire village. It really helped to get us in the holiday spirit! We split the flatbread appetizer and then split the lasagna. Both plates were wonderfully flavored. The portions are large enough that we could have ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Italian, American
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, 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
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?