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DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
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7:00 am - 11:00 am
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent breakfast!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Brian F
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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
11 helpful votes 11 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
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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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119 helpful votes 119 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
62 helpful votes 62 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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Elmhurst, Illinois
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

The Courtyard Restaurant is part of the De Soto House Hotel. We had package deal and breakfast was included for the one day. I had an omelette - vegetable. Well prepared and served with hash browns and toast. Delicious. Service was polite and efficient. Never had to ask for coffee, wait staff checked on all the tables frequently.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Courtyard restaurant in Galena's DeSoto House Hotel is a great place for breakfast, before you begin a day of shopping and viewing the sites of one of the nation's most historic communities. It is an attractive location, the ground floor of an enclosed four-story atrium with 19th Century paintings on the walls and antique fixtures. They serve breakfast daily,... More 

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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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