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La Gondola Spaghetti House

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914 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-2520
309-343-9988
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 20
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    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bread that is unforgett

If you like bread and subs and pizza bread and spaghetti and cinnamon bread this is a great place to go.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
David p
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Galesburg, Illinois
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Galena, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Legendary spot on Henderson St. with decent food and great sandwiches. I stopped in the other day for a Torpedo and loaf of their signature bread. A bit pricy for lunch but if you only treat yourself to one lunch out a week as we do, make LaGondola one of your monthly stops.

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St Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We love the torpedos with mayo. We go often for a lite Saturday lunch and the girls like to sit in the same booth everytime.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This has been a family favorite for years!!! If ever I am in the area I go. The number one thing I order is a torpedo. Its a sandwich on their bread with Italian salami, ham, cheese, lettuce, and you put mustard and mayo on it. I get the combo with chips and a drink. You can also get their... More 

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Galesburg, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

If you like bread and subs and pizza bread and spaghetti and cinnamon bread this is a great place to go.

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Panama City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Always stop by when going back "home" to visit from Florida. We order the family feast and can't say enough good things. The torpedo sandwiches are made with sweet bread that is buttered and grilled. We always get a half gallon of sauce to take back to Florida.

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Thank cloverseeker
Galesburg, il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

We tried to ask for pesto sauce and the staff had never heard of it. That should sum it up for you. I would recommend for a cheap way to feed a huge group, but if you just boil your own spaghetti and buy a couple jars of Ragu, it's the same quality.

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Thank mdcharnego
Galesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I love this place. Their bread is delicious. The garlic bread is wonderful but their sweet bread is so tasty I get a loaf of that to eat later. The pasta is so good I never know which one to get so I go back often and keep trying them all. They also have a small salad with it which... More 

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Thank Ellen A
Galesburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent and friendly. The bread is to die for. Baked fresh. The building is a bit out dated but we go for the food and take home to eat usually.

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Lomax, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Each time I go to Galesburg, I have to drop by La Gondola and pick up the Family Feast to-go. It consist of a half gallon of spaghetti & meat sauce, a loaf of garlic bread, a nice big sub sandwich and a 32 oz. fountain drink. Then I usually order a couple of loaves of their bread because it... More 

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Clifton Park, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Wanted Spaghetti and Meatballs and I got them, not gourmet sort of like fast food Italian, Was very tasty but not a real sit down dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 914 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-2520
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: 309-343-9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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