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300 North Main St., Galena, IL 61036
815-777-8883
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Japanese cuisine in a cafe setting.

This place does nothing particularly special, but does everything very good. The owners are very friendly, and very attentive to your needs. The inside of the restaurant reminds me of a cafe, but with a Japanese twist. It reminded me of the kind of place to be found in the smaller cities of Japan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
Austin W
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Dubuque, Iowa
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Dubuque, Iowa
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place does nothing particularly special, but does everything very good. The owners are very friendly, and very attentive to your needs. The inside of the restaurant reminds me of a cafe, but with a Japanese twist. It reminded me of the kind of place to be found in the smaller cities of Japan, instead of Tokyo. I recommend coming... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We popped in this restaurant while out for a walk and found the food very good and the prices quite reasonable. We will try it again when we return.

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Moline, Illinois
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food was fine. The atmosphere acceptable and the prices very reasonable. Unfortunately, I don't go to Galena for the same sort of thing I can get at home. The service was just fine, friendly and attentive. We enjoyed time to talk, but didn't have to wait long to be greeted, or served. I just wish they had something unique... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Good sushi, teriyaki, hibachi, and udon - great little bar! The only Asian fare in town (other than the Beijing joint out on 20 - don't go there!). This place may not be the very best I've been to, but it's family run and has decent food.

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Normal, IL
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

While Galena doesn't lack for restaurants, many of them have the same menu options with different names. This was a nice change. The menu was extensive and the food was great.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Love this place and the sushi is really good too. Better than anywhere else I can think of in WI or IA. They will make you pretty much anything that you want if you can tell them how to.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Loved this place -- the food was excellent, really enjoyed the sushi, but my daughter had a bento box so we got to try a number of different items and every one of them was good. This is our second trip to Galena and our second trip to Little Tokyo -- and it won't be our last.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visited Little Tokyo in October and had a negative experience due to it being very busy (Galena's Halloween parade). Recently, on the Saturday before Christmas, we were on our way back to Dubuque from O'Hare and my son (visiting from NYC) requested we eat at Little Tokyo. Because we had been there several times and knew it to be... More 

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Quad Cities, IL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We just went for Japanese style food, not the sushi. It was fine, but not great. They were preparing a lot of takeout, so maybe that was the problem. Would probably only go again if I really wanted Asian food, as it is the only place on Main Street that serves it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

For the past several years on our anniversary, my husband and I have thoroughly enjoyed the food at Little Tokyo. The food is so fresh and prepared to perfection. We always stop at Little Tokyo and enjoy the quality we always receive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 North Main St., Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-8883

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?