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Goldmoor Dining

9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036
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Ranked #8 of 56 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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annapolis, md
Top Contributor
197 reviews 197 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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

Chicago, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great dinners, especially when having a nice intimate dinner for a special occasion! The breakfast served each day was also very good.

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

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are so glad that enjoyed our food and setting. It's always a good thing to hear that the breakfast at a bed and breakfast is delicious! And, once again, congratulations! More

Galena, Il.
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Our recent celebration dinner was excellent. The Beef Wellington was just as we ordered it, tender and delicious with a flaky crust. The wine list is good, the desserts were excellent and the atmosphere was just what we expected for fine dining. The sun setting over the Mississippi was a lovely backdrop for our leisurely meal. Our friends who dined... More

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