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205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
815-777-3245
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Nice place for a nice meal

No, the atmosphere isn't great but it's fun. It's a bar, people. Deal with it. We were seated by the front window which made it great for people watching as the day wound down in downtown Galena. We both had salads - a grilled steak salad and a grilled chicken with strawberries, walnuts and goat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Jim L
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

No, the atmosphere isn't great but it's fun. It's a bar, people. Deal with it. We were seated by the front window which made it great for people watching as the day wound down in downtown Galena. We both had salads - a grilled steak salad and a grilled chicken with strawberries, walnuts and goat cheese salad. Both were very... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This was the first place that we saw to eat. It was okay. Pretty much a bar/restaurant you would find in any small town. Food was okay. Waitress was attentive buy always seemed in too much of a hurry even when they didn't seem that busy. Bathrooms could use some serious attention.

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Limerick, Ireland
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice small bar with plenty of options for drinks and food. Apparently they do the best bloody Mary in town, didn't get a chance to try, but maybe next time!

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Even though it's advertised as "family friendly" and we were not opposed to eating around children, this is your typical bar set up and greasy spoon style food and think children are very out of place in this atmosphere. Floors were sticky, table cloths were dirty and there was a child that literally peed on the floor while we were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is definitely a bar, it says it is for a family but I don't think I would like to bring my child here. The food was okay, nothing to shoot to home about . Thr service we okay only one waitress for whole restaurant.

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Hastings, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is my third time here and it is always great food and reasonable. Great hamburgers and friendly service. Hope to return again. .

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Boone, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped for drinks before going to another establishment for dinner. The service was poor, the bartender was crabby, and they only accepted cash.

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Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This restaurant had solid food, special praise for their perfectly cooked bacon and fries. Staff was also helpful and cheerful. Unfortunately the location was pretty run down, felt a bit like a dive bar, obvious water leaks, rusting metal, etc. Also disappointed that they only accepted cash, had to pay $3 ATM fee just to pay for lunch. Likely would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

On a sunny Friday, Main Street Galena is one busy place. Come noon, seats in ANY restaurants are hard to come by without some lengthy wait. We walked into one with vacancy. It is as unspectacular as on could imagine. However, service was prompt and friendly. orders arrived in good time despite the volume of diners, and the food was... More 

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Ottawa, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The tenderloins were good and so were the bloody marys! Nice atmosphere. Bloody Mary had a little spice, but not too much.

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Additional Information about Paradise Bar & Grille

Address: 205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
Phone Number: 815-777-3245
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-3245

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?