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Embe

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Sandwiches, Healthy
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233 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036
815-777-2323
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11:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
Description: Also has a fully stocked bar.

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  • 81
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for lunch

Our B&B suggested this place for lunch. Perfect. Sandwiches come in 2 sizes and the chips were fantastic. Martini was very good. Service was quick and attentive. All good here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
keithrj
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chicago
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chicago
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Our B&B suggested this place for lunch. Perfect. Sandwiches come in 2 sizes and the chips were fantastic. Martini was very good. Service was quick and attentive. All good here.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Food was great. Friendly staff. Had a free bread pudding offer which was outstanding. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

The food was preety good. My only complaint was that our waitress seemed she was in a hurry to get us out of there. I believe she wanted to go out with her friends, as I heard her discussing this with another waitress. We may give this place another try.

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Geneva, Illinois
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94 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

tried few new drinks incl Lou Ferigna which had chamborg, midori and citrus vodka and good and not too sweet. Dave was a great bartender. sandwiches were tasty but appetizer menu limited. for a bar I was looking for loaded nachos or the like. Musician we heard was entertaining and played the acoustic guitar. Open late and serve all hours... More 

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East Moline, Illinois
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

We ate here for a quick lunch and was very good . I had the ham and Swiss and my husband had the corned beef. We also had the bread pudding which was fantastic ! Service was perfect! Will definitely go back , especially for the bread pudding !

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Moline, IL
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a small place, but the food has big taste. I had "The Refrigerator" which was very tasty, but the best part....the bread pudding! A mountain of whipped cream hid the warm, gooey pudding that satisfied my hungry for something rich and sweet. It is an absolute must!

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Galena, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very small place with a very surprising and delicious menu....food is awesome!!!!! Very surprising for "bar food".....isn't even close to ordinary bar food

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We arrived in Galena late and were referred here because their kitchen is open late. Fantastic sandwiches, good beer selection. The staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

On the plus side the service was friendly and efficient. But that's really the only good thing I can say. My husband and I had different salads - both were disgustingly sweet. Mine had more tinned mandarins and cranberries than anything else. We wondered if this was some kind of regional speciality? If so, I apologise to the restaurant and... More 

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Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Love Embe's!!! We always eat there and have our favorite selection. It is cozy, quaint, relaxing and the food is very good! The service is always pleasant and very prompt. Try the bread pudding!

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Additional Information about Embe

Address: 233 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: 815-777-2323
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Healthy

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 233 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Healthy

Description

Also has a fully stocked bar.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?