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Goldmoor Dining

9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036
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Ranked #10 of 56 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $28
Thu - Mon 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Black Jack Road
Description: Unmatched Old World decor, a diverse wine cellar, and premier personal service are all complemented by our chef"s creative cuisine. Enjoy dining in one of our cozy booths or elegant tables with breathtaking views overlooking the Mississippi River.
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English first
Schaumburg, Illinois
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We have been looking forward to our dinner at The Goldmoor Inn..... Boy, what a huge disappointment! We sat down for our 7 pm reservation and we were the the only ones in the restaurant. It took 15 mins for the server and busser to come and give us water and take our drink order. We ordered the Caesar salad... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We sat at a corner table overlooking the river valley and had the Beef Wellington for dinner at the Goldmoor. It is in a very peaceful, scenic location a few miles out of Galena. The dinner was great in all aspects - the steak was tender, the vegatables were well seasoned and the garlic potatoes creamy. The service was perfect... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This was our 3rd trip to the Goldmoor Inn and we had dinner at their lovely restaurant. I had to review because our dinner was phenomenal. The restaurant is small and very romantic, lovely music playing and overlooking the scenic Mississippi below. You can watch the sunset from almost every table, and it was breathtaking. We had a kind and... More

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Gracie9001, Public Relations Manager at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Thanks for the glowing review! I'm delighted to hear that you loved our food, especially the bacon and caramelized onion dressing. And, yes, we pride ourselves on the fact that our salad dressings are homemade. Can't wait to join you for dinner again! Thanks for the feedback! More

annapolis, md
Top Contributor
204 reviews 204 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We loved most everything about this place. As we entered, it felt like we were in the English Countryside meandering up a road to a country estate. It was a surprise to find such an elegant place in NW Illinois. We had a separate room reserved for the evening as we were celebrating an 80th birthday. The room was literally... More

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Cadott, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We get together every couple years and this is a must for us for one of our dinners. We enjoy the atmosphere and have come to know Pat the Inn Keeper and also Linda our waitress. They always take very good care of us and we have great pictures to send them.. Looking forward to the next time we see... More

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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

cheese tray was very good. ribeye was excellent. beef wellington was also extremely good. waitress was very friendly and efficient.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Two years ago we had our wedding dinner here. They made an amazing cake for us. We went back last year for our first anniversary. It was very nice time. This year I decided to ask them to recreate the cake they made for us 2 years ago but smaller. The lady I talked to was very nice and helpful.... More

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Gracie9001, Public Relations Manager at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

We are so sorry for what has happened! We recently went through our staff and replaced some people who were recorded as rude towards our guests. The fact that we didn't get back to you is awful and I'm sorry that your request got lost through the cracks! I can only hope that your previously wonderful dinners with us is... More

Arlington Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Really liked this spot for dinner. You can get a window seat and watch the Mississippi river as you feast on your very tasty food. The hotel itself is very impressive looks like an old castle and you get a great outdoorsy but trendy feel. The service was good and they really do know how to pamper you. Will most... More

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Glen Ellyn, IL
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

2 stars for setting and ambiance. Beautiful location with a great sunset view. Service was atrocious. Food was fair. We had a reservation for 6 people and arrived promptly at our 7:45 PM time. We were seated quickly in a what appeared to be a bonus room (not the main dining room). Nice view, yet that's where nice ended. Atrociously... More

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Gracie9001, Public Relations Manager at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Let me start off by saying thank you for the compliments about the setting and ambiance of our restaurant. Our owner, Patricia, has invested a great amount of time in picking out all of the little details! I regret that you felt neglected by our staff and have addressed it with your server. The only other thing I can say... More

Genoa city
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Service was top notch and the food was exquisite! Offers Intimate setting, beautiful views and great wine selection. 10/10!

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Gracie9001, Public Relations Manager at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We pride ourselves on our ability to offer unique, private settings for romantic dinners. We also appreciate you commenting on our wine selection! We carefully pick out each and every brand that we offer. Hope to see you soon! More

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