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Fried Green Tomatoes

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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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Peoria, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was supreme. The waitress was a good source of information about the restaurant's history. The building's interior design is enjoyable. Fine dining tableware and linens, but the music selection didn't fit the ambiance. The were playing pop music. I don't usually associate Justin Bieber fine dining.

Thank sp6632017
De Soto, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Clean and well run. Large, varied menu. Excellent food. OK wine list. Excellent service. Tends to be packed with people when other restaurants sit half empty.

Thank Gary m
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was delicious. Steak cooked as ordered and awesome bourbon flight. Enjoyable atmosphere with live music on Friday night.

Thank LORA K
Rochelle, Illinois
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Always a good meal here. Staff is attentive and kitchen service is quick. The wine list is good and so is the dessert menu. We eat here about once or twice a year. Good place to take friends.

Thank deanabingham
Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Fried Green Tomatoes for dinner on a Friday in the fall. It was fairly busy, but our waitress was nice and fairly attentive. The food was very good.

Thank bschweig
Galena, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being locals, we dine at Fried Green every now and then. On previous visits, I ordered the filet and they were excellent. On our recent visit, I ordered the walleye. Personal opinion... fish should be savory. I did not care for the sweet pecans on top. And the fish had some bones in it which accounts for the lack of... More 

Thank petunia232
Pleasant Prairi
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely dinner there recently. Liam, was a fabulous waiter and did a great job. The food was delightful and made for a nice end to a lovely day.

Thank Lynne Z
Madison, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first visit here after hearing so many positive things. Now I know why. The staff was very friendly and efficient and the atmosphere was nice. My husband had the Jack Daniels Porter House w/roasted red potatoes and I had the Fresh Sea Scallops over sweet pea & pancetta risotto. All was very delicious. Would highly recommend. Julie... More 

Thank Julie B
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place fills up so if you're coming on a weekend, make sure to get a reservation in. The food was good. I would have given it 5 stars but the service was tad slow and the water tasted strange. But other than that, it was great and I would return. btw, I ordered the pork shank and my boyfriend... More 

Thank queenmoler
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Valentine's Day while on holiday in Galena. Kevin, our server, was excellent and attentive. We enjoyed our dinner and experience very much. We would go back again if given the chance.

Thank bondkaren2

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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?