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Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1320
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Activities: Skiing

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beautiful views

We went for lunch because it is a great spot to take in the views of the Mississippi. I has the portabella and fired green tomato sandwich, very good. My husband had a great ol... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
donlor82
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Aurora Il
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This venue is good for taking in a sunset view of the Mississippi river. The restaurant is very basic and not worth the money.

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Aurora Il
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch because it is a great spot to take in the views of the Mississippi. I has the portabella and fired green tomato sandwich, very good. My husband had a great ol' burger!

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Punta de Mita, Mexico
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187 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Early dinner here with family and friends was very special! The view from the terrace was spectacular. I would suggest some kind of umbrella or "see through" shades, as the setting sun was hot and interfered with our view. The Salmon dish seemed to be everyone's favorite.

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Wauconda, Illinois
4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Instructors do a good job of training you for flat and slight incline/decline surfaces however out on the trail there are a few steep surfaces (some with roots/ruts) that you will be ill prepared for unless you have experience. Black & Blue.

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Majorca, Spain
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69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We took the afternoon cruise on the Mississippi, which lasted about an hour and a half. There was some wild life to be seen such as Eagles, Blue Heron, Turtle, Pelicans.it was pleasant, but nothing outstanding. Maybe a little overpriced at $30. Later we took a ,meal at the Sunset Grille.reception not quite with it. Service was OK but waiting... More 

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Racine
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149 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had lunch at this place and it was below par. My fried Green Tomato/Mushroom/Provolone sandwich on Foccacia bread was a disappointment. The tomato was tasty but the size of a half dollar atop a rather large mushroom between a thin and stale piece of bread, not the Foccacia I'm used to enjoying. Hubby had the Turkey Club and said... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Restaurant service was not great. And all the help seemed to be inconvenienced and have much better things to do. My order was wrong, as well as didn't include all the things listed on the menu and my wine tasted like old stale refrigerator. My dining partner loved his burger tho. The view is great and the Alpine slide is... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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128 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This resort is located atop of a hill overlooking the Mississippi, which provides fantastic views through the entire year. They have a good restaurant which overlooks the slopes and river. They also have an alpine slide during the summer months, which is a grea activity for kids. The area around the resort offers other activities as well, and the charming... More 

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Toledo
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80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were hoping to have dinner but they were off season, but we ordered the steak nachos, and had a great view!

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Crystal Lake, Illinois, United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We ate lunch at Chestnut Mountain Resort and had excellent sandwiches and sides. Service was great and the view of the grounds and the Mississippi River made this a very special meal time.

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Address: 8700 W Chestnut Rd, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-1320
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena

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