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Durty Gurt's

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American, Bar
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235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-776-9990
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Los Angeles
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was rated the best burger in town so we had to check it out- the milkshake alone was worth the trip!

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Thank LizziH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Delicious burgers and appetizers, fun and upbeat atmosphere! Definitely come here for a burger! Decor was quirky and neat! Prizes were reasonable.

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Thank Kerrie B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious burgers, hot wings, and Reese's shake. My wife and I actually split one burger, one shake, and cheese curds because their portions are huge. This was our second time here and we'd come back for a third.

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Thank Atlas274
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good service at Durty Gurt's. Had Burgers and Boozy Shakes which and both were pretty good. Enjoyable, fun atmosphere, in an Ed Debevic's like setting.

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Thank thmsedward
Milton, WI
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If this is the best burger in town, Galena has some work to do! In addition to my stomach aching (plus other stomach issues that I won't share with you) for 10 hours after I ate here I have the following comments....the owner is kind of a grouch and doesn't seemed to be very well liked by her staff. She... More 

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1 Thank TinaS308
Management response:

The accusations that are made in this review are completely false. We follow all sanitation guidelines and FYI there's a trash can next to freezer. When the comment "we've been trying to get rid of that one for years" is made most people with a sense of humor get the joke. We do offer free Wifi and no one else... More 

Marion, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is clean, the staff is very friendly, we got our food fast and the burgers/fries were great!

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Thank Angie P
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in late sunday night. Our waitress was fantastic, friendly and attentive. The sandwiches were fantastic. Will come again

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Thank Dawn O
Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the Halloween parade we went here because it was the only place we could get in. (Clue #1) We got a table right away (Clue #2) Our burgers came shortly after ordering (Clue#3) For a day when there were approx 40.000 extra people in town, it should have been a clue that this place was not crowded. Food tasted... More 

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Thank Dennis G
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Well I don't know what time you came exactly but we were open from 11am - 9pm and served 856 people that day(387 of them between 4pm-9pm). We seat 125 people not including the few bar stools. We actually had such a long waiting list that we stopped taking names at 8:30pm. Our kitchen staff is one of the best... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great! Selection wonderful! Burgers, BBQ, Tuna melts, fries were great with large portions! Go hungry! A relaxing place to eat. Service was great and a very friendly staff. Thanks!

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Thank 939janetj
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's mostly as advertised. Many choices of burgers and sandwiches. Milkshake disappointing. Good service.

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Thank Vacationer4Fun

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?