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The Courtyard Restaurant

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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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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast in a nice place in a great location.

My wife and I like Galena; we visit every year or so for a couple days. We like to stay at the Desoto House hotel because, besides being a nice place, it is located right in the middle of where we want to be. The Courtyard restaurant is one of three in the hotel. They serve breakfast and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
joan&mike
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Mattoon, Illinois
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Mattoon, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My wife and I like Galena; we visit every year or so for a couple days. We like to stay at the Desoto House hotel because, besides being a nice place, it is located right in the middle of where we want to be. The Courtyard restaurant is one of three in the hotel. They serve breakfast and lunch. On... More 

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Lisle, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were staying in the DeSoto House hotel and decided to have our Sunday morning breakfast at the Courtyard Restaurant in the hotel. The buffet they had set up had a nice selection of foods to enjoy. Omelets are made to order and there is a ham and roast beef carving station. In addition to the breakfast items, the roast... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

If you are in Galena on Sunday, the brunch at the Courtyard Restaurant is a must. My wife and I come to Galena every year for our anniversary weekend and always take in the brunch. The food is always fresh and hot with lots of breakfast and lunch entrees including make to order omelets, fresh fruit, and deserts. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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