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The Market House Restaurant

204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL
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Ranked #15 of 56 restaurants in Galena
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pizza & Pasta, Pasta, Soups, Sandwiches
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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89 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Loved hiking up the stairs to discover this secret hideaway. Felt like we were let into a private club. Tried a waitress recommended drink - white wine with pineapple and peach juice - great summer drink. Followed it up with a delicious BLT sandwich, my husband had the special - meatloaf with mashed potatoes. Very satisfied and the prices were... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First of all, not only is their good great, but their hospitality is out of this world. They treat you like family. Good prices and family oriented. It's a must go. I recommend the chicken salad sandwich. My son and I loved it.

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Galena, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I recently went in for a bite to eat and the lady working there suggested the tilapia sandwich with some crab salad that had walnuts and cranberries you could add if you wanted. It was very good and the service was courteous and prompt. I will be back.

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East Moline, Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We drove up here this past Ssturday just to have lunch here. We have been here several times and we are never disappointed! We had the Cabernet burger, which was awesome. We also go here specifically for the crab salad , which is the best crab salad we have ever had!!!! We will definitely return!!!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My wife and I had a very nice lunch in Galena at the Market House Restaurant. The upstairs dining room is small but very nice with a lovely bar. The sandwiches that we had were very good with fresh ingredients. There was a nice choice of beverages to compliment the food. The Market House is a great place to stop... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

This restaurant has old fashioned charm combined with great food. The owner even took the time to answer our questions about the building. We really enjoyed the food and the service, and we recommend this restaurant. Check out the specials before ordering.

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
380 reviews 380 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
221 helpful votes 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

There are so many good restaurants in historic Galena, Illinois. How many towns with populations of 3,500 can you say that about? But Galena is a tourist haven with more than 1 million visitors a year so the food has to be good--and it is. Most of the first-rate restaurants we were familiar with were still in business since our... More

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Wheaton, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had a lovely lunch at The Market House when we had our girls weekend getaway to Galena! The main reason we chose this place over the other places was their gluten free menu! The staff was very knowledgable about cross contamination and dedicated fryers, etc. I had the most yummy grilled cheese sandwich on GF bread! If you have... More

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Naperville, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We stopped here on rainy Thursday night and had delicious meatloaf special! Was perfect! It's family owned and service personable. Owner checked on us few times. Food excellent, portions generous. Had margarita which was fair - recommend sticking to featured drinks on menu.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Our group converged on this nice, family owned restaurant and shook it up a bit. They had such a variety of dishes to choose from that was the only problem....I couldn't decide. Our waitress was amazing. She was patient and helpful in explaining our options. With such a large group of us she was quick in taking our orders and... More

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