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158 N Broad St, Galesburg, IL 61401-4518
309-343-1200
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hot licks, cool jazz!

Just north of the square, in the old camera shop, is a fabulous bar with live jazz. Check their website to see what nights stuff is happening. Great service, love the vibe..

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Wendy S
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Los Angeles, California
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Dahinda, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived a little before 7p.m. When waitress came over ask if we wanted food and gave us a menu but said they were out of everything but pizza. After mulling it over my husband went up to the bar and ordered a pizza. He left his card because it is required if you want to order. Later probably 15 min.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just north of the square, in the old camera shop, is a fabulous bar with live jazz. Check their website to see what nights stuff is happening. Great service, love the vibe..

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Thank Wendy S
Galesburg, il
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The menu is full of interesting choices, but fails to live up to the potential due to short staff or being out of items. We were the only ones dining that evening, we were never given menus, and had to order at the bar. However, it would be perfect for a small group who is looking to have tasty snacks... More 

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Thank mdcharnego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Fat Fish is probably my favorite place to eat in Galesburg. The food is amazing--think bar food, but gourmet and innovative. I'm vegetarian, and usually have trouble finding good food at bars, but Fat Fish has many delicious options. My favorite is the pimento grilled cheese. Besides the awesome food, they have a wide selection of craft beers. Try the... More 

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2 Thank Amanda A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Whether it's a loud weekend live show or a quiet weeknight happy hour, Fat Fish is the bar that provides Galesburg's largest selection of quality beers on tap with an enjoyable interior aesthetic of classic rock 'n roll. You can even order a sampler flight of up to four beers. Hungry? Order your food at the bar and be served... More 

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Thank Pier D
Rockford, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The music was great, the service was good, and the food was good. All of which added up to a very enjoyable evening. Looking forward to the next time at the Fat Fish Pub.

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Thank harkthebark
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Nice decor- historic rehabbed building- exposed brick walls, they pour a good drink and have free popcorn machine- bartenders are friendly and drinks are good and @ a fair price- fun and a great place to talk if a band is not performing but when a band is- they are usually pretty good . It is an intimate little bar... More 

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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

There aren't many reasons to visit Galesburg, IL anymore, unless you have kids in college or you're a train buff. If indeed you find yourself in the dried up little town, make It a point to stop in for a pint of the coldest craft beer in town. Great little venue for concerts, always a great seat, nicely decorated and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

No food served, but heard a good band while having a glass of wine. Plenty of room to dance, and pleasant people sharing tables.

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Slinger, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

a hole in the wall place, nice upscale bar, with live music on the weekends. Great place for an evening cocktail!

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 158 N Broad St, Galesburg, IL 61401-4518
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: 309-343-1200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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