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Paradise Bar & Grille

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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: Drinks, Lunch

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    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
A surprise of sorts

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
johnow2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Geneva, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Mary may be owner or manager; she worked the bar and seemed to know most everyone seated there. Her pours were adequate to generous and she was attentive to everyone. We only drank so it would be unfair to rate the food but the platters I saw coming out of the kitchen looked generous and tasty.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We were very hungry, it was hot outside, and we popped in for a quick lunch. Maybe I have high standards, but more than one thing was not right. Bar area is too close to dining area. Quite noisy. Table looked and felt like it hadn't been cleaned. Food was mildly passable.

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Sunday brunch is the best around under 10 bucks and great fresh food. Burgers are great also. A locals place and drinks are priced well and the service is always excellent. Dave S

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Sugar Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My husband and I love to go there for the food, drinks and hands down the best atmosphere around. The owner and staff are wonderful and a place where both locals and tourist can hang out, play shuffle board and eat & drink. Bloody Mary's are excellant...worth trying. The fried chicken special on Thursday night is a great deal and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beer back, spicy yum. Remarkable in a great old fashioned bar setting. Great service from veteran bartenders. Cash only place but worth it. Also try the fried green beans!

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Savanna, Illinois
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Ate lunch here. The special was delicious. Half pound burger, fries and Cole slaw for $6.95 on Wednesday. The burger was perfectly done and the fries and slaw were delish.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Was advertised as the best bloody marys so we stopped. Not so much. Used a mix you can get at Costco. Pickle was mushy. Olive was the best part. Would classify as a dive bar.

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband and I randomly picked Paradise when we arrived to Galena for the first time and were just looking for a quick place to eat. At 11:30 on a Monday morning, there was only one other table in the restaurant. We both had burgers, and I ordered a cup of chili as well. The food was decent. The server... More 

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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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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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