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Benjamin's - CLOSED

103 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-0467
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good18%
  • Average20%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible15%
18 Apr 2015
“A Meal in a Glass”
10 Dec 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Gluten Free Options
103 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036
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Reviewed 24 October 2011

Went to Benjamin's for lunch. Food was excellent and our server (wish I would have gotten his name) was also excellent. Watched him as he went from table to table and made sure that everyone was comfortable and had what they needed. Gave us some...More

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 12 October 2011

good food, friendly staff, very crowded, not a lot of personal space between tables and baby strollers should be banned in restaraunts

Thank finallyforty
Reviewed 30 August 2011

I went to this restaurant when it was new 25 years ago and had very fond memories of good food, attentive service and great atmosphere. I came back an was not pleased at all. The only reason I am not giving it a terrible rating...More

2  Thank 1966Farmgirl
Reviewed 24 August 2011

At first it was because I had fallen in love with Benjamin's Chicken Crunch salad, but now my husband has gone crazy over their Schizo Burger (pun intended). We now have no choice-- we MUST go for lunch there every time we visit Galena.

Thank luvntiedye
Reviewed 19 August 2011

great food and good food the people are freindly.

Thank lynn304
Reviewed 16 August 2011

We had higher expectations bWased on other reviews and ads we had seen. We ordered nachos but there wasn't any sour cream served with them. I went to the bar to request some and the bartender ignored me for several minutes while he was on...More

2  Thank AngusRapidCity_SD
Reviewed 15 August 2011

The six of came to Benjamin's to hang out after we went to dinner at another restaurant. Because the place where we stayed at told us that we could sing there. So we stopped in and we had the time of our lives. We were...More

1  Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Went on a Thursday evening and only a handful of people there. Took about 20 minutes to get the appetizers out (ordered two and one of them was wrong) and then our food came out 4 minutes later. Ordered a cheesburger medium well and it...More

2  Thank koosey60
Reviewed 24 June 2011

Love Benjamin’s, great food with a friendly atmosphere, reasonably priced. Over the last several years I have made Benjamin’s my eating place when traveling. I enjoy the window seating and have always had good service. Definitely will keep coming back. My favorites are the fried...More

Thank TAC289
Reviewed 15 June 2011

My wife and I recently visited Galena, IL and had lunch at Benjamin's on Main St. Found it to be a very friendly place with great service and a tasty, interesting menu full of variety. I had a Yummy, Hammy, Yammy and it is just...More

Thank DDuhigg
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
06:00 - 10:00
10:30 - 14:30
06:00 - 10:00
06:00 - 10:00
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10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0467
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