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The Market House Restaurant

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Seafood, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Pasta
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204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-0690
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: At The Market House Restaurant we focus on the dinner table with homemade...
At The Market House Restaurant we focus on the dinner table with homemade food like mom and grandma use to make. We are Family Run by three sisters and a brother and enjoy helping others to share in their good times. We hope you enjoy our quaint and friendly atmosphere and that your experience is one you'll never forget.
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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food

A small restaurant but with BIG food. We ate there and had the chicken puff pastry. It is like a chicken pot pie but with the pastry only on top. Wow, very tasty and the pastry was very flaky. The service was excellent, and prices are good too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We visited on a Friday night, busy but not overly so. We waited long enough for menus we were looking for them ourselves when they were plopped down in front of us without a word. The service continued to be poor with a general " how long until you get out" attitude. The food arrived and was very average, nothing... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Small room with too many tables, there was only one wait person (he was cranky, sweaty, older - nothing wrong with older if you are an energetic, pleasant person);the place was busy (all-you-can-eat fried chicken night); nothing about it was out of the ordinary; sent back the mac & cheese (dried and stringy); PASS on the

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Saint Charles, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

A small restaurant but with BIG food. We ate there and had the chicken puff pastry. It is like a chicken pot pie but with the pastry only on top. Wow, very tasty and the pastry was very flaky. The service was excellent, and prices are good too.

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Galena, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

My dinner was so tasty, the service is great and the staff are friendly always! The setting is also so inviting. We love going there with our friends.

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Linn, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Best restaurant in Galena hands down! We go all the time, they don't even need to bring us menus anymore.

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Morton Grove
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

There is nothing fancy here but the food is good. Friday is fish fry and if I remember correctly, you can eat all you want for one price. Not sure though.

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Lake City, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We went here to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary, service was over the top amazing and the food was even better we will make this a definite stop when we are anywhere close to Galena, il.

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Bartlett, Illinois
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Stopped in witha couple of friends for bloody mary's and brunch. The drinks and food were good however the server wasn't very friendly.

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Stillwater, MN
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Had a very nice meal there around Valentines. the wait stuff was very fun and really added to the experience Very historic building.

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Washington
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

On top of delicious food, the staff and owner were incredible. The were so kind and patient with an elderly couple. Absolutely an awesome experience to get to witness selfless caring! Amazing! Go see them!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0690

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Pasta

Description

At The Market House Restaurant we focus on the dinner table with homemade food like mom and grandma use to make. We are Family Run by three sisters and a brother and enjoy helping others to share in their good times. We hope you enjoy our quaint and friendly atmosphere and that your experience is one you'll never forget.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?