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Embe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
+1 815-777-2323
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bread pudding” (51 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (22 reviews)
“sandwich” (46 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful soups, sandwiches and full bar. Had the Cream of Mushroom with sun/dried tomato and artichoke. Fabulous. Brian the bartender was great! Will definitely be back. Oh and the Bread Pudding is to die for, plus Brian assured us it had no calories.

Thank djmelm0m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Embe Eatery & Lounge is a restaurant and lounge. Besides a fully stocked bar, Embe serves deli-style food. On weekends, there will often be entertainment. We had a bowl of cream of mushroom soup which came with fresh sliced French bread. We also tried the...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was great, best bread pudding, the drinks were great. Cozy, clean and nice!! Cute decor!!!

Thank haus22016
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch one day on our trip and were met with small town nice! The waiter was working on something at the counter but immediately greeted us and let us choose where to sit as the restaurant was almost empty. I ordered...More

Thank Taylr G
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had lunch there and carried out their bread pudding later that day. Embe's soups and sandwiches are great! And the bread pudding was excellent.

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Waiter was rude and abrupt...2 of us couples had lunch--informed that they do not split the checks for 2. The regular Spinach salad was very small and served with no crackers or bread and was priced to high for what was served. The Clam Chowder...More

Thank ldgiles38
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

When we arrived we were immediately told in a gruff manner that separate checks were not allowed! For only two couples? Salad we had very small for price. Overall not a welcoming environment.

Thank whickey58
Reviewed 10 October 2017

While you're out shopping in Galena, stop in for a yummy salad. I ate there twice and tried the Embe Salad (Seasonal lettuce, mandarin oranges, caramelized almonds, dried cranberries, and our homemade special house dressing.) and the Chicken Cilantro (Seasonal lettuce with mandarin oranges, dried...More

Thank Jinnyus
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped on here both nights of our weekend trip! We had a ball bands were great and staff was attentive and friendly.

Thank Jeffrey W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Its a bar that also serves decent food, nothing out of the ordinary. - Only one beer on tap when I visited for $6/pint. + TV s

Thank benwestgerdes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-2323
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Description
Also has a fully stocked bar.
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