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You can’t best the deals here! Samples galore and very fresh! Many flavored to choose from and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Galena, Illinois
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Great treat!

We can't come to Galena without stopping at Great American Popcorn Company! They have so many yummy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can’t best the deals here! Samples galore and very fresh! Many flavored to choose from and it’s a nice gift to take back home!!!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank sjvanbeers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't come to Galena without stopping at Great American Popcorn Company! They have so many yummy choices!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank justsheilap
Reviewed February 18, 2019

Obviously, the popcorn is the star of this place, but what put it over the top for me was the customer service. Aside from the free samples, the friendly employee working the register insisted on swapping out a bag for us because it was not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PrPaul
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

We love this place! The people there are so nice and let you try any popcorn you want before buying it. My favorite has to be the birthday cake!!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dixiek84
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled on in here on New Year’s Day with our kids bc the smell drew us in. The customer service was amazing! The man who I’m guessing is the owner was so nice and offered us any samples we wanted. We took the buy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mar1180
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

My 8 year old loves popcorn more than normal. Stopping here on our way home was always the plan. The bag he got was much larger than ours were. There were tons of choices. Great place to visit again and again!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eroom5721
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Stopped in here on Black Friday. Place was packed as was the rest of Galena. Popcorn smell was great, who doesn't like the smell of popcorn? Almost every flavor of popcorn to choose from that you can think of, however, it's pricey at $7 for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visit Galena every year for the craft show. This popcorn place is, hands down, my favorite popcorn store! Super busy but every single employee is cheerful and super helpful and nice. The owner, Dave Lewis, makes sure that you try a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kelseya827
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Like flies drawn to honey (or manure), people simply cannot resist entering the Great American Popcorn Company. And, yes, it's a fun place. Entertaining to see the mountains of popcorn and sample till you're sick. You'll almost surely also be compelled to buy a bag...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The smells drew me into this delightful store. Soooo many flavors and you can sample any of them before you buy. It was seriously hard to decide which flavors to get, the Tiger Butter and Memphis BBQ were particularly good. Super friendly and efficient service....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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December 11, 2017|
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Response from bigcountry1991 | Reviewed this property |
They do ship it they also have good sodas u don’t find anymore
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November 3, 2016|
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Response from Nancy P | Reviewed this property |
yes they are/were. Not sure what their off season hours might be.