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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” (183 reviews)
“salad” (192 reviews)
“steak” (143 reviews)
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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 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had the filet and shrimp and it was excellent. It's our first time to Galena. Great restaurant.

Thank RandallD62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d recommend the fried green tomatoes. It’s pretty big, there is an upstairs too. I’d also recommend dining downstairs, better ambiance. Food was decent to good.

Thank salsalito1978
Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Galena every year for our anniversary and this was our first visit. We saw them advertised in Wine Spectator magazine and immediately made reservations for Friday night, and a bonus is half off ALL wines on Friday, win win! We got there...More

Thank charlek2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Galena about once a year for business. Fried Green is usually always a treat to visit. Molly was our server. For having a large group she handled being punctual and pleasant very well. She was very versed on the menu items and new...More

Thank Laurie G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, elegant decor with a gorgeous bar area and large floor to ceiling windows in the dining room, making for great people watching along beautiful Main Street Galena. Service was tremendous - professional yet personal, attentive yet not overbearing. Food was spectacular, especially the bread...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 7:45 reservation, but didn't get seated for dinner until 8:45. Tried to wait at the bar, but could not get a seat until about 8:30. Ordered an expensive beer from somewhere else; they did not have many local area choices. Once seated,...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews on Tripadvisor and seeing the menu my wife and I were looking forward to a nice dinner at Fried Green Tomatoes on our first night in Galena. Our server was very friendly, but that is about where the good service ended....More

Thank WITravler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have dined at Fried Green for many years, and they have kept their quality of food and service at the highest all this time. Never had a bad meal or poor service Fred the owner is always there with a greeting and a table...More

Thank John 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, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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