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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Diagonal)
(815) 777-3938
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4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves Prime Steaks and boasts a Wine...
Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves Prime Steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We do not have booster seats or high chairs. Corkage fee $10.00 per bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.
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    Very good
  • 76
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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Awesome resturant

this place is an awesome restaurant. Every time we ate there the food was excellent. The owner{Fred} always pleasant and friendly. We had our small wedding upstairs and service was excellent. Been there for our anniversary,also.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Twiggy1949
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Galena, Illinois
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Galena, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

this place is an awesome restaurant. Every time we ate there the food was excellent. The owner{Fred} always pleasant and friendly. We had our small wedding upstairs and service was excellent. Been there for our anniversary,also.

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Wauconda, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is amazing. The food is always top quality. Been there several times and have never had a bad meal. Loved the chicken Marsala. The moistest I've ever had. It can be pricey but definitely worth it. The staff greets you and make you feel like you are family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I agree that our meal was one of our top 10 favorite! Our steaks were cooked perfectly and the bread served with every meal was phenomenal. Our only complaint is that many of their desserts aren't made in house.

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DeKalb, IL
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

In a tourist town, this eatery stands out on the high end, yet he prices are much lower than many upscale restaurants. Creative menu items and a very generous pour on the wine flights. My only complaint is that my walleye had a few small bones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

First time to Galena and the staff was unbelievable in terms of welcoming us and explaining the area! The bone in ribeye is the best I have had in a long time! Extremely tender, delicious flavor would definitely recommended it! Lady had the lazanaga and said it was to die for! They have 1/2 off bottles of wine on Friday... More 

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Northbrook, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Everything we ordered was delicious! The service was wonderful and the evening a delight. One of us had Walleye and the other, Pike. They were both accompanied by a salad of mixed greens, olives, and berries and warm bread with parmesan. We visited on a Wednesday evening and had the added bonus of $3.00 glasses of wine. We requested a... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

In the heart of downtown Galena, this restaurant really impressed me. We started with the Fried Green Tomatoes, which were more like Green Tomato Parmagiana (breaded and fried green tomatoes topped with marinara and mozzarella). These were AWESOME. Not your traditional take on fried green tomatoes, but an Italian twist that was really delicious. I may have to make this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very nice atmosphere, love the preservation of the stone walls.....very nice - highly recommend - will dine here again.

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Galena, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I highly recommend Friend Green--they have some new summer menu items, and the Watermelon/Feta Salad is amazing! Everything is always wonderful--great service (shout out to Kelly), great drinks, and fun atmosphere. It is the favorite of everyone we take there!

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Pekin, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It is very difficult to find anything less than outstanding food and drink in Galena and Jo Daviess County but Fried Green Tomatoes is at the top of the list. Where else can you get a steak martini and cedar plank walleye? And they will split orders into two. Very accommodating if you want to order more menu items and... More 

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Additional Information about Fried Green Tomatoes

Address: 213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036
Phone Number: (815) 777-3938
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $16 to $30
Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036
    (Diagonal)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: (815) 777-3938

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $16 to $30
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves Prime Steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We do not have booster seats or high chairs. Corkage fee $10.00 per bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?