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The Market House Restaurant

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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: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 24
    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
needed a little something, not a huge meal, and they had it (along with huge meals for those interested)

We selected ala carte items to our liking, and enjoyed the pie. They know pie. I'm mostly unimpressed with restaurant pies but theirs was exceptional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary M
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Racine, Wisconsin
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Racine, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected ala carte items to our liking, and enjoyed the pie. They know pie. I'm mostly unimpressed with restaurant pies but theirs was exceptional.

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Thank Mary M
St. Charles
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195 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You can park on Bench and walk down the walkway(Perry St is closed)or walk up from Main. Parking is tight on the weekend but that would be anywhere along there. The food was great. The duck tenders with almond crust and honey mustard were delicious. We tried the fried chicken, catfish and filet- all delicious. Service was great.

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Thank Wekick
Washington
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The staff are so kind and being able to view the street/shops/people below was fun. The food was delicious! Will go again!

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Thank gwenrp71
Flippin, Arkansas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Family run restaurant over looking the main street. Great burgers and friendly staff. They have an assorted menu.

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Thank Jane H
Oregon, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The food here was not so great. The crab louie sandwich was very dry in my opinion and my toasted bread was break-teeth hard, cheese was not melted. I love crab salads and toasty melted sandwiches so this pick here was a bummer for me. We had a seat by the window and could look down onto the main street... More 

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Thank MsDMan
Saint Charles, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Where else can you get Crab Louie as a complimentary side at lunch? Varied menu and prepared to perfection. The Market House Restaurant is owned and operated by three sisters and one brother. They are friendly and welcoming. You will love the food. You will love them!

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Thank Leepa P
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I adore the location of this place; it is a cute restaurant (the garden room is my favorite). Service has always been good here, and I absolutely love their chicken salad sandwich on the croissant.

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Thank Synnaria
Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

We ordered their signature crab Louis melt that was very tasty. It wasn't too "fishy" if that is something that would turn you off. I ordered the Reuben sandwich. They pride themselves on their homemade corned beef which I would recommend ordering. Their portions are not overwhelming and just right for a quick lunch while gift shopping and wandering around... More 

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Thank Sunscreen30
Chicago, Illinois
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87 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Had lunch with a large group of girlfriends. We were seated in the sunroom, so had our own private room. Nice selection of lunch options. Good food!

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Thank Kathy S
Illinois City, Illinois
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

This was our choice for a nice night out during our stay. We were treated well. Our waitress was so pleasant and made us feel very welcome. Service was excellent an we feel we made a good choice. We wore dressier clothes and so did some others . However there were also people there inn casual clothes. This is on... More 

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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: Pizza, Seafood, Vegetarian, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?