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Travelers' Choice2022
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Bar
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed October 20, 2022

Go there because everybody goes there. It's 'happenin'! But the food, well...., not so much.. OK, we didn't have a burger. And it is a burger place. But the folks we saw having burgers may have had them for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day...for the last many years?? 'nuf said. We had grouper -- I don't think so -- maybe catfish? But for sure NOT grouper. OK, my Ruben sandwich was good - the bread was good, the corned beef was good. I guess its just a fun place. Nothing special - just a good tourist spot.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 20, 2022

The food was great and varied. I had an Italian beef sandwich with a salad as my side. I was impressed with both the sandwich and salad. I also tried a cup of the gumbo and was awed by how good it was. It reminded...me of the real thing in New Orleans. The atmosphere was fun and playful and the service was great.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed October 19, 2022

If you have a great sense of humor and love to eat great casual food, put this place on your “must visit” list. Upon entry you will find toilets, one of which is the suggestion box. The sayings on the wall will keep you entertained...and laughing. The food is fabulous and the milkshakes to die for! The beer was ice cold! We had burgers, either beef, turkey, or beef topped with gyro meat. Fries were fabulous, not greasy. The chili was great as well and can be topped with all the fixins. Service was impeccable. Itbis located on the north end of Main street, so be aware there is a north 235 and a south 235.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 14, 2022 via mobile

We went as first timers and this place is a fun place to eat. Signs everywhere to keep you busy while your food is being prepared. The burgers are amazing. Really good. The service was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 13, 2022 via mobile

This place had great food! We had the Santa Fe burger... It was big enough to split. Fresh ingredients and served perfect temperature. The fries were great too. Be sure to try one of their boozy milk shakes! Funny signs all over the restaurant were...very entertaining!More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed October 4, 2022 via mobile

Food is good but disappointed that my friend and I couldn’t eat at the counter. Only appetizers are allowed there. Sandwiches must be ordered at tables when you have 2 people. Dining area is more young family orientated and noisier. Our waiter was very friendly.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 25, 2022 via mobile

Wondering if anyone else has been asked by the manager of this restaurant to leave their table so another group can use the table at this restaurant? On Friday, September 23rd, 6 of us were eating dinner & only seated 1 hr 10mins! We were...asked to leave so another group sitting at the bar could use be our table & sit together. But, there were 2 tables next to us that could have been pushed together to seat 8!! Absolutely no reason for this! One of our friends told the manager lady that he wasn’t happy about what they did rushing us out & he wouldn’t be coming back. Her response was “that’s fine”. What?? Where is the customer service!? Just eat, give us your money & get the hell out??? I DO NOT RECOMMEND GOING TO DURTY GURTS!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 15, 2022

Wednesday afternoon visit. Foodie had martini & vegetarian had a summer shandy. Bartender assured foodie martini would be good, despite using well gin - it was! Personable guy. Other patron at bar had something like onion rings, which she seemed to enjoy. Male restroom was...clean.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 10, 2022 via mobile

We ordered onion rings as an appetizer and a couple of burgers. It took a bit but our waitress brought our rings and I kid you not, two minutes later she was bringing out our burgers. The server should be able to time things better....The burgers were good but I felt service was a bit slow initially but they were busy, but felt like we were rushed when food was received.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed September 6, 2022 via mobile

These are precooked hamburgers. They come out to your table fast and this is why. It is also the reason that they don’t ask you how you’d like your burger cooked… because it’s already cooked.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Deanne L, Owner at Durty Gurt's, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2022

We hand patty our burgers every morning, I have the carpal tunnel to prove it. We are required to cook ground beef to an internal temperature of 165 degrees. If you like it a different way then you should have said something. Also it only...More

Reviewed September 5, 2022

Shared the burger was very very good Onion rings were the best we have had in a long time get them yum

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 31, 2022 via mobile

Great burgers, good fries and onion rings . Fast and friendly service. Decorated cute inside. Reasonable prices. We really enjoyed.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 22, 2022

Great menu both food and drink. Right downtown. Been before. Food always very good. Has a great crowd every time we have been. would recommend

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed August 21, 2022

Best Burgers Ever! Everyone was very friendly! Loved our server Sarah! She even took our picture in the cutout!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 6, 2022 via mobile

Though they were busy, Gurts proved to be an excellent stop for a cheat day lunch. The service was friendly and the food was great. I splurged with the "Shut the Front Door" dressed with their inferno sauce, jalapeño, and jack cheese! What a combination!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Response from KGH255 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but my guess is grilled because they didn’t have a smoky flavor.
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Response from 613donnai | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. We didn't see any in there when we were there. Great food and fun place though.
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DURTY GURT'S, Galena - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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Yes, Durty Gurt's offers takeout services.

Durty Gurt's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4