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The Golden Hen Cafe

129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
815-776-0614
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English first
Galena, Illinois
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Simply not good, fresh food. Atmosphere was noisy. Service was good & friendly, however 😉 that's all I have to comment on!

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I had a skillet breakfast that came with two pancakes... OMG! It was huge... Very tastey! My husband had the trifecta omelette... Again huge. He wasn't a fan of the hash browns as they were somewhat dry... Boring. Overall, I will be back. It's a nice clean place with a friendly staff.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Golden Hen Cafe serves breakfasgt all day which is exactly what we wanted at noon on a Sunday. Staff was friendly & welcoming & the food was very good. We each ordered a skillet. Mine could have used some gravy or more cheese but over all it was very tasty. Coffee is regular cafe fare so was not strong... More

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Pekin, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stopped in here for lunch on Saturday around 1. They weren't very busy and there were quite a few open tables. The food was pretty good, but the service stunk. We had to ask for things a few times before getting everything and then sat with empty glasses while our server rolled silverware.

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Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We ate here twice and had great service, hot food and friendly enviroment. The portion size is unbelievable but the left overs don't go to waste. The local farmer feeds it to his animals. Great local spot!

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Oak Park, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Nothing pretentious here. This time I had Eggs Benedict and the servers were diner-friendly. Local people and maybe a special needs guy behind the counter. Nice feeling to the place. The food was good, the fruit -- fresh and delish.

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Galena, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Food is excellent, service is great, and the Belgium Waffle with strawberries, blueberries, bananas and whip cream is the best!!! All the food is great and the kitchen staff work like a well oiled machine!!

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Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I went here for breakfast. Ordered an omlette with hashbrowns with a side of pancakes. Omlette was pretty good. Hashbrowns were burnt and pancakes were doughy tasting. Take a pass on this one.

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Pekin, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Fresh fruit and coffee immediately after being seated. Great service!! Freshly-squeezed OJ, great coffee, and delicious food--huge portions, though! Hubby had steak and eggs (never seen a breakfast sirloin that big!), and I had potatoes Benedict--both were excellent!

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Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We stopped here for lunch and we were satisfied and full for the afternoon, because we were satisfied with their options of breakfast and lunch meals available during the day.

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Address: 129 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2224
Phone Number: 815-776-0614
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Cuisine: American

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