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The Market House Restaurant

204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL
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English first
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Tourists party of 7; 4 adults, 3 kids... Decided to try this restaurant after reading reviews on trip advisor. This is where you go if you are game for an adventure OR you are a local. This place is retro-fun! The location in itself is an adventure. A small door in the middle if Downtown Galena with stairway to...an adventure.... More 

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Viewed the menu online and thought we would check the place out. The place definitely has character and many items on the menu. I ordered the all you can eat fish/chicken Friday night special for 13 dollars (excellent price). It came with a salad, crackers with liver pate, and choice of potato. All were good, especially the pate. I had... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This restaurant has one of the most interesting and innovative menus I have ever seen. The tuna was delicious and I can't wait to go back and try more of their fine fare.

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Quad Cities, IL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This place is under new ownership, we always thought of it as a "blue hair" establishment (husband's phrase), but it is not. The food is very good and the atmosphere is very nice. Many gluten free menu items. The back room is cool with the exposed Iowa stone wall.

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Chicago, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I will not belabor my husband's experience as (I hope) he has submitted his own review, but it was the worst food we've had in years. I will comment though, on the hilarious piece of--what?--Texas toast?--that was placed on his $27 frozen scallop dinner to occupy some space on the plate. My dinner was simpler. My veggie burger was described... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good burger place. Nice daily specials also. Also has a nice dessert selection. Service is very attentive. Very intimate setting. Highly recommended.

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Chicago Il
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168 reviews 168 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We lunched at this restaurant and really were impressed with the food .Everything is like "home cooked goodness" .Portions are larger than on finds at other galena restaurants. Great to find a restaurant away from the hustle and bustle of main street Galena .A real restaurant with attentive servers not just another burger joint which seams to be the trend... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I wanted a light dinner on a cold November evening when nearly nobody was downtown. We saw this restaurant which said they were not open on Sundays (+) and that they did not charge more for split plates (+). At 8:00 we were the only customers (+). The place was clean, and the women there friendly. We... More 

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Lisbon, New Hampshire
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Food was very nice served promptly. Sisters were very friendly, decor little sparse. On the second floor from Main street but can come in on the upper side and not have to climb the stairs

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Dwight, Illinois
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135 reviews 135 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Four of us stopped here for supper on a Friday evening. We had checked out their Entrée Menu downstairs and decided to try it - I had my taste buds set for the 1/2 rack of Ribs. The Main dining area was smallish, but we got seated right away. Our order was taken promptly and the service was great! The... More 

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Additional Information about The Market House Restaurant

Address: 204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL
Phone Number: 815-777-0690
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta, Soups, Sandwiches

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