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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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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 yesterday

The beautiful atmosphere does not disappoint. Spotless with beautiful decor. I don't like to give a disappointing review ever, as I know how hard this business must be. However, the prices are above average and I do expect the food to be good. I had...More

Thank hellokris
Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I dined at Fried Green Tomatoes in celebration of our first wedding anniversary. The restaurant was clean, and the atmosphere was lovely. Unfortunately the tables were a little crowded together, and it felt like we were sitting with the two tables on...More

1  Thank Marlaina L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nice atmosphere, great service, wonderful food. We will definitely return when we are back in Galena.

1  Thank btodd1207
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was out of this world everything was perfect the atmosphere the service and the experience was very inviting will go back soon

Thank bigcountry1991
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a delicious dinner with excellent service. Our servers were so polite and energetic it made the experience that more enjoyable. Prices are reasonable and the food is delicious I would recommend it for everyone!

1  Thank reitmeyer
Reviewed 4 days ago

I recently attended a girls bachelorette party in Galena and Fried Green Tomatoes Restaurant played a very big role in making our experience a memorable one! Our day started out boarding Fried Green Tomatoes bus to tour a local downtown brewery and then some wine...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Located in a renovated historic building that once housed the leather store of General Grant's father, Fried Green Tomatoes is a special place to enjoy an interesting and delicious meal. Recently three generations of my family, including adults and pre-teens, had a wonderful experience prior...More

Thank Jae H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed a visit to Galena and stopped at FRIED GREEN TOMATOES for dinner on the first night of our stay. Our server was REGINA, chef STEVE, and sous chefs CASEN, PETER AND PROTIS worked diligently to make the evening a special...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service and very friendly staff. My boyfriend and I sat at the bar to have food and drinks. Marissa, the bartender was fabulous. She made recommendations for drinks and recommended the Steak Martini appetizer. I highly recommend getting this. Everyone was super friendly and...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner on Saturday night. The city was very busy but we were able to get a reservation Wine and food was excellent The menu had a lot of choices and we each choice different great way to try. Will return again

Thank RosiePeoria_Illinois
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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 Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
We ate there for our anniversary and it was quite nice. I would let them know it is a special night so you can have a table in a private area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 35
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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 61036-2245
  • 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. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.
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