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Durty Gurt's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-776-9990
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating here for years. The portions are more than enough, price is good, and foodmit great! Love the atmosphere too. Love it!!

Thank Ginny F
Pewsey, United Kingdom
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245 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bit of a dark and dingy interior with fairly worn and lived in decor. Service is friendly and the food is good, if a little basic. Good value and worth a visit.

Thank Charlie L
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and service was excellent! We had 7 small children with us and one server. She was awesome. Only disappointment...we had hoped to take some family pics in front of the cut out faces. They had a table set up directly in front of that area with a family having lunch. I would like to see that area left open... More 

Thank Juanita S
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abundant amount of food served. We went for lunch. I ordered the kitchen salad and my husband the cheeseburger and sweet potato fries. We split both dinners( no extra charge). All was delicious and the service was good too

Thank Behealthy48
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You must try the burgers. There's a burger for every pallet. Be sure to use your smartphone to take pictures of all the great and cute sayings on the wall. If you not that hungry try a hand made milk shake in stead just like the old days.

Thank ottowd
Hudson, Wisconsin
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't sure what to have for lunch while wandering the main street and came upon Durty Gurt's. We are very glad that we went in and had lunch. The atmosphere is quite fun, the service is excellent and food outstanding. Be prepared to get a large burger when you order and plenty of fries and the coleslaw is great!... More 

Thank ThefourMacs
Rock City, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So many fun choices and so much fun stuff to look at!!! he food is so very tasty! Waitstaff was helpful in making decisions and describing the food.

Thank renatahepler
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second review of Durty Gurt's. In my first review, I said that I was impressed with the burger options, but was unimpressed with the previously-frozen burger patties. This trip, we met some friends who chose the restaurant, and I was happily surprised to find excellent fresh burger patties! I had the Southwest burger and it was excellent.... More 

Thank Jason K
Management response:

Thank you so much for the second chance and the good review. In your previous review you said we used frozen patties. We have never used frozen patties but we did change our meat distributor in late June so you weren't wrong about the different taste. We are not perfect and I really do appreciate the constructive criticism (even though... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Our server Tracey was really attentive and good but the host was overwhelmed and the bartender wasn't at his post for the longest time, slowing service. Had cheeseburgers that were nice and juicy. Fries were ok but a bit dry. Overall an average decent place.

Thank Don F
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Stopped in on a Tuesday afternoon in January when many places were closed. Joined several other diners, and both had sandwiches, Rueben and hamburger with fries. Both very good and price was average. Service was very good. An interesting place with lots of neat saying and interesting decor.

Thank Mary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9990

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?