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Durty Gurt's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Galena many times. This was my first visit to Durty Gurts and it won't be my last. Casual dining. The food and service were great. I had the Carolina in the Morning salad with pulled pork which was unusual and delicious. Right on Main Street so we window shopped and had a nice long night walk... More 

Thank Joy1948
Bailey, United States
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While certainly not the best I've had, the burgers are really quite good. However, they seem to focus as much on the character of the place as the food. Our friend's kids seemed to get a kick of of the toilets in the foyer, and I really liked some of the funny signs they have on the walls. The service... More 

Thank Gregory W
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun, casual environment with delicious food. We ordered sandwiches and malts. Soooo good. We will eat here again.

Thank Mari M
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere and excellent food!!! I had the Deli burger and it was huge! Very delicious and I could not finish the whole thing! My husband had a burger between two glazed donuts (I forgot the name of it) and he loved it but would not recommend as an everyday meal, lol. This is a must when you are in... More 

Thank Joanie M
Port Byron, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hubby and I went here last Sunday on a tip from a friend. The place is crazy fun with writings on the wall like We enjoy all our customers, some when they come, others when they leave.... All the hamburgers on the menu are 1/2 pounders but they will let you split them. Also, they do have 1/4 pounders if... More 

Thank Barbara R
Algonquin, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been a regular Friday dinner spot for our annual Galena trip for a number of years. Great burgers. Large selection of burgers. The regular fries are amongst the best we have had. Casual atmosphere. Good beer selection. Friendly service..

Thank Ken M
Peotone, Illinois
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome burgers, mudslides are so good!!! Definitely a favorite spot to stop in Galena!! Really good food, Mudslide Shakes are the best!!

Thank Roseana M
Orland Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we visit Galena we always have lunch at Durty Gurt's. My husband loves the hamburgers which are huge and delicious. The kids prefer the hot dog with all the fixings. I love the tuna salad sandwich with sweet potato fries. Everything on the menu is delicious! The service is friendly and efficient.

Thank Debbie S
Dunfermline, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful afternoon and my wife and I drove the three hours to Galena. We went to a few antique and craft stores and found ourselves at Durty Gurt's. There are many places to choose from to eat in Galena but we decided to give this a place a chance. Upon entering we were immediately met by the... More 

Thank rrm126
Mahomet, Illinois
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194 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped during Oktoberfest and walked downtown to Durty Gurt's as we enjoyed it the last time we were in Galena. Of course every restaurant in town was busy but we got a table almost immediately. They had lots of wait staff on duty and were all rushing around. Our order was taken quickly and efficiently and arrived in a... More 

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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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 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?