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Green Street Tavern

230 South Main Street, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036
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Ranked #26 of 55 restaurants in Galena
Cuisines: American
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68% Recommend
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English first
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Because the weather was superb, I chose to have lunch on the outside porch. Good choice as you could watch all the comings and goings. Polite knowledgeable waitress, wonderful baby spinach salad - complete with strawberries, onions, mandarin oranges and more - just delightful! The best part was a warm roll with strawberry butter - mmmm. Excellent lunch choice -... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Noisy patrons spoiled this otherwise excellent lunch stop. The food was great, the staff were knowledgeable and helpful but three couples sitting at one of the dining room and all their noisy children at the other made it hard to enjoy ourselves. Highly recommend the tavern but check out the patrons before sitting down.

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2 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

My family (5 of us) had lunch here while in Galena for the weekend. The food was good but service not so good. The service could have been better, it seemed as if waitress wasn't very good at multitasking, not sure if she was overwhelmed with the number of tables she was servicing, even though there didn't seem to be... More

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Jackson, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The service was good and the place was nice. I ordered a Bison rib eye steak Med rare and got a steak that was so over cooked I could hardly eat it.

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Evanston, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

My wife and I had the best ribs and a great server, Stacey, at this gem of a restuarant! Stacey recommended the ribs, the special for that evening, and she really made us feel welcome. She was prompt, attentive, and a real sweetheart.

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Chicago, Illinois
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377 reviews 377 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This was our fourth trip to Galena and the third time we have stayed at the DeSoto House Hotel. Our first trip was before the hotel's massive renovation in the 1980s. This time the atmosphere was different. It was like a big party from the time we arrived until we left. After we checked in and took a quick tour... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Nice restaurant in downtown Galena. Our group had lunch there and it was very good. Chicken salad on croissant was the special of the day and was excellent! The Mac n cheese bites were tasty, and the others enjoyed their chicken quesadillas and burgers. Would definitely return.

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Huntley, Illinois
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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had dinner at the Green street Tavern in the De Soto hotel. We booked the midweek (monday?) special and got a fifty dollar coupon. The food and service were first-rate. Our server and a big party next to us and she really worked to keep everyone happy.

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Aurora, IL, USA
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115 reviews 115 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The DeSoto House Hotel is definitely worth stopping in for a look while on a visit to Galena. It is a historic structure and the lobby and main restaurant are very attractive and the tavern, with it's front bar room and rear dining area, is also very nice. 3 of us arrived on Saturday and parked just a block away... More

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Beaver Dam
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Green Street is located right in the Desoto House and is a really nice place for a few cocktails and the food is excellent.. Good atmosphere and friendly staff..

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