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DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
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7:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fantastic Breakfast

The breakfast at The Courtyard restaurant was far above expectations. The portions are big enough to share and the service is fast. Plus, the prices are very reasonable.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Seth C
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The breakfast at The Courtyard restaurant was far above expectations. The portions are big enough to share and the service is fast. Plus, the prices are very reasonable.

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minnesota
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144 reviews 144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We enjoyed a nice Sunday brunch here. Made to order omelets, all the sides you can imagine and friendly service.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had breakfast at the Courtyard Restaurant as it was included in our DeSoto House hotel package. You could order anything off the menu and it was included in our hotel price. The selection was great. I ordered the skillet which was delicious. The eggs were cooked perfect and there was a lot of ham and bacon in it. There... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Desoto is beautiful but the food at the courtyard was just average. I wish we could have experienced the Sunday Brunch but the price because it was Easter was ridiculous.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The food selection, and the food itself was very good. There was both breakfast and lunch types food offerings, as well as a selection of fresh fruits and desserts.

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Pontiac, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

the food was amazing & so was the staff The breakfast & staff was amazing. so many choices had a hard time making up my mind. the way it is set up & very quaint & relaxing. My husband had steak & egg white's only. He said the steak could melt in your mouth.. never had to wait for a... More 

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Grinnell, Iowa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Both the food and the staff were excellent! Our waitress, who we had on two occasions, was our "unofficial" Galena tour guide!

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Carroll, Iowa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Food was prepared well and served hot. Very nice setting in the atrium of the Desoto House. I would go back.

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Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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95 reviews 95 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

During our two night stay, we are each morning at the Courtyard Restaurant. Instead of being offered the tired, "free" breakfast buffets that you usually find, the options at Courtyard were outstanding. We had free breakfast daily since we booked the mid-week hotel special package. No scrambled egg buffet here. Ordering off the menu, we had a Florentine Omlette, Eggs... More 

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Rock Island, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

The food here was pretty good, and it was reasonably priced - about $10/person. We ate here because we stayed at the DeSoto house. Staff was nice and food came pretty quickly.

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Additional Information about The Courtyard Restaurant

Address: DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm

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