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Fried Green Tomatoes

213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-777-3938
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (184 reviews)
“salad” (194 reviews)
“steak” (145 reviews)
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4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at a busy time on a Friday night, we waited for a few minutes for our reservation and then were seated. They had a great wine selection. The appetizers were fantastic, the fried green tomatoes are a must! The meal was timed perfectly...More

Thank dtravel17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you're looking for something fun to do in the area, I highly recommend checking this out. I went in early December and saw fireworks, drank prosecco, ate yummy food & had a great visit. Definitely check it out : )

1  Thank Spontini11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had lunch here yesterday and as always was amazing. I have been here several times and always try something different . I had the filet mignon and shrimp this time. The steak was cooked to perfection and was amazing ! Service was top notch ....More

Thank jaredsgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were able to get away to Galena at the last minute. We joined some friends to view the Living Windows downtown. We made a last minute reservation and headed to a Fried Green Tomatoes. The restaurant was packed, but we were seated promptly. The...More

Thank amyinil
Reviewed 1 week ago

After driving to Galena from Chicago, we were feeling both hungry and ready to kick off our weekend getaway. We stopped into Fried Green Tomatoes for a late lunch and a glass of wine. We were seated by the window and enjoyed people-watching and getting...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was so charming and delicious back in day when they were located just outside of town. This was our 2nd time at the Main Street location. Didn't realize they had two large dining rooms upstairs. Wish we had been able to sit downstairs,...More

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1  Thank 1122CLynn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scallops and risotto were fantastic and my husband loved his chicken piccata. We had the crab cake appetizer and it was just okay. The restaurant is multi-level and multi-room so that was neat to see the different style of each room. Our waiter was...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would 100% recommend this restaurant to anyone wether it be family, a business dinner or a romantic date. They offer a wide variety of high class meals but without the much to high prices at most of the up scale restaurants today. I guarantee...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food wad excellent, service was amazing. We had a group of 8 with a reservation and only waited 5 minutes to be seated

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were with friends for a long weekend trip and went to this restaurant for our first dinner. The dining room was nice and the service was okay. One item was salad having only 2 choices of dressing. The host dressing was Raspberry Vinaigrette and...More

Thank Tom S
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Questions & Answers
20 May 2017|
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Response from FriedGreen | Property representative |
Dress is casual. Hope this helps.
22 March 2017|
Response from Bridesm0m | Reviewed this property |
We had it and it was full of bones
Michelle H
28 September 2016|
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Response from Milan B | Reviewed this property |
We've lived here for the last 13 yrs of the 51 we've been married, and even though we met at Chestnut Mountain and consider that the inception point of our love, we've come to Fried Green for our anniversary 10 of those... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 35
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
  • E-mail
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.
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