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Galena Brewing Company

227 North Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
815 776 9917
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Ranked #22 of 57 Restaurants in Galena
Price range: $0 - $10
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Tapas, Vegetarian, Brew Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a local grass roots craft brewery using only the best of local ingredients...the only brewery in Galena, and the first to return to this historic brewing town in 80 years. We have six beer styles on tap, seasonal brews, delicious Tapas, salads and sandwiches menu & desserts. Kids menu too!We have taken strides to ensure that our table and bar service is excellent, and we are happy to report that our customer feedback now consistently reflects that quality. Brewery tours each day at 3pm and 6pm by arrangement. Beer tasting flights and full bar. Live music and dancing each weekend Friday and Saturdays at 7pm. All football games on four 55inch flat screens with really cool surround sound on Sundays and Mondays.
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Dubuque, Iowa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The food was great. We had BBQ Ribs, and beef portabella, both of which were excellent! The server was very attentive, we did not go without even though the place was packed. The craft brews were great, the IPA was one of the best I ever had!

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Berwyn, Illinois, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

As soon as we get to town, we drop in to find out who the weekend musical acts are and have a beer. This weekend was no exception. They always have excellent entertainment! We had the pleasure of hearing Takin' the Fifth on Friday evening. They played all of our favorites. Saturday evening we sat in the lounge area with... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Our bartender, David, was fantastic and took excellent care of us. We love coming in for some tasty beers while we are visiting galena. I highly recommend doing the tasting flights, the seasonal as well as the house, as all of their beers are delicious. We love getting to watch the Bears/Blackhawks while on our mini vacation, and this is... More 

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Platteville, Wisconsin
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I stopped here for the 1st time has I was meeting a friend. I really enjoyed the brews. Sure did like the seasonal beers. Hopefully, I will make it there some weekend when there is live music. The food was good, not the best meal I have ever had, but tasty none the less and priced perfectly. The bartender was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

I recently went to the Galena Brewery for the first and last time. Was going to order beer and food at the bar with one other person. The bartender grabbed the bill for the customers next to us, cleaned off their area and proceeded to completely ignore us itially. (Wasn'the busy at the bar area) Few minutes later took our... More 

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WarrenBell B, Owner at Galena Brewing Company, responded to this review

Hi Nora, We want to sincerely apologise for the wait on our waitstaff! We want you to know that we are serious about expecting excellent service from our staff and will certainly investigate this incident and take action. Please let us know on what day and time you had this unfortunate experience. Thank you for your help. More 

South Bend
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Excellent beer choices. Must try the pretzel with the mustard and cheese sauce. Very good! We tried to go back another day and they did not open until 4:00. Great location to stop in and have a beer and break from all the shops.

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Dickeyville, Wisconsin
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We have been really wanting to head to Galena and try this place out. The atmosphere is nice. Could use some acoustical panels on the ceiling to help with the noise in there. Our waitress was not the best. Asked her if the nachos came with onions on them and she replied no. Well they came out and were loaded... More 

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Charles City, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Stopped for Lunch and had their wings, cheese stuffed pretzel and a couple of their local brews. Everything was great. also it was Sunday and they have several TV's with the football games. good time!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was a little wait. But that tells how good the good is. Super busy on Saturday Good music, good beer and great food. Bosco sticks very yummy!

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Hanna City, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ate here last year when we visited Galena. Was a little disappointed this year. Our group of six decided to eat an early dinner in order to beat the Saturday night crowd. We were seated right away. Food was just alright this time. They were out of their house beer cheese soup, which was disappointing. We had to ask our... More 

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Additional Information about Galena Brewing Company

Address: 227 North Main Street, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815 776 9917
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Tapas, Vegetarian, Brew Pub

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