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Gallagher's Restaurant

114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
+1 618-939-9933
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Fried chicken had a crisp skin, but very juicy chicken. The mashed potatoes, corn casserole and green beans were also very yummy!

Thank Live2Clog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food , have ate several items on there menu. Very friendly, and personable.Great bar. Nicely decorated.

Thank _old67grey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed food was not as good as it was in the past. Waitress was rude!!! Friends wanted to come here. Will not recommend sorry to say

Thank Gary W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stopped by Gallaghers whenever I am in the area. Food is consistently good and better than bar food. They are known for their fried chicken Sunday nights that is served family style. You just can't leave hungry.

Thank jeansteck
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An eclipse visit, and a sunday afternoon visit to Gallagher's! All you can eat fried chicken with sides, and an amazing number of craft beers on tap! Chicken was fabulous, served with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn souffle, green beens, biscuits, and a pleasant, friendly...More

Thank golfergary57
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, and friendly staff. Everyone ate well, and had a great time. Staff was prompt and attentive without being pushy and overbearing.

Thank ebrn1975
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The food is alright - not worth the drive from even five miles away. Not sure what all the hype is about. The service was horrid. The guy who waited on us was terrible and told me "you did not order that" when I asked...More

Thank bubbareview
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The food here is great. Everyone comes here for the fried chicken but the burgers are great also. Staff is friendly. On weekends there is a wait but usually no more that 20 minutes.

Thank tim0824
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Stumpy's distillery in Columbia and was needing food after. I suggested Gallagher's. Food was good but nothing exceptional. I had the garlic cheese burger. Burger was a little dry and everything kept sliding off the bun as there was a thick layer of...More

Thank biketraveler1
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We went to Gallagher's based on a recommendation from my nephew's friend, who grew up in the area. You walk into a neat looking building which turns out to have a lot of history, including having been a speakeasy back in the day. Seat yourself,...More

Thank MamaChills
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-9933
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Located in historic downtown Waterloo, Illinois, and just minutes from the metro St. Louis area, Gallagher's has been serving the best fried chicken, house-ground burgers and premium steaks for over a decade.
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