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235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
815-776-9990
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 40
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value

Good food and great value. Service could have been better. The waitress seemed overworked and it was difficult for her to attend to her customers. She never brought the dressing that I asked for but we could see that she had way to many tables to take care of.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Christine B
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Colgate, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Dessert
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Colgate, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Good food and great value. Service could have been better. The waitress seemed overworked and it was difficult for her to attend to her customers. She never brought the dressing that I asked for but we could see that she had way to many tables to take care of.

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Roselle, Illinois
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I dropped in a quick bite on a Monday night during a recent visit to Galena. A buddy HIGHLY recommended this place & told me they had the BEST burgers in Jo Daviess County! He was NOT kidding - I have not had a patty melt like this in years! The bread was fressh, the meat flavorful, smothered with grilled... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

My husband and I spent a few days in Galena, IL, during our spring break. Many of the Galena locals raved about the burgers at Durty Gurt's and recommended we go there to eat. We're so glad we did, as the burgers were out of this world! They were big, thick, juicy, fresh, and so tasty. Their fries were amazing,... More 

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Illinois
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Visited 4/4/15 this restaurant is in the shop district of Galena. Hambuger was excellent we also had a Italian beef that was excellent. Hand cut fries were also very good. Friendly service, fresh bread, best ingredients, friendly service and large portions. Very clean and fun place. Will go back. A good value for your money.

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Warrenville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

First time there and I have to say it was a nice surprise. Great burgers, sandwiches and salads. Loved the atmosphere.. the service was wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Hubby and I visited on our last trip to Galena. Fun atmosphere! Food was great. I had the pulled pork salad that was on special and hubby had the ribs. Food was delicious and plenty of it. We'll be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The quirkiness of this place makes it a great spot for lunch. Had the shrimp Po boy it was very good. Also had a bloody mary. It has so many options on the menu definitely will be back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

OMG. all I can say is the proportion sizes are enormous! The atmosphere is very fun and the burgers are delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We visited Durty Gurts on a recommendation from a local. It was a decent place to get a sandwich. Nothing to rave about, but good. We had the Galena Cheesesteak (heavy on mushrooms) with seasoned fries, the Blue Moon Burger with sweet potato fries (these fries were great), onion rings (skip these, nothing special) & a Mudslide shake (yummy). We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

There are lots of entertaining things to do during a three-day weekend in Galena in the good ole summertime. You can eat, shop and visit historical sites. Galena has the most restaurants this side of Chicago. For lunch, none is better than Durty Gurt's Burger Joynt at 235 North Main Street. It is as unique as its signature item on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-776-9990

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?