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Paradise Bar & Grille

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-777-3245
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's no sign visible from the outside on the sidewalk, or any other that I could locate that let's the patron know that only cash is accepted at this Mom and Pop-owned bar and grille located in downtown Galena, IL. That's the eye-opening realization that can cause you a bit of indigestion when your meal has been consumed and the... More 

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Spery, Iowa
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Server was good and friendly, we just had the bone-in wings and soft drinks. Very good, perfect heat and flavor. We would return and try the burger for sure!

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chicago
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wound up at the Paradise because everywhere else was closed. We walked into this sleepy looking bar for lunch and weren't expecting much. We were greeted by a gentleman who seemed to be the owner, a friendly man who was kind and attentive to my elderly mother. I had chili and it was excellent. Definitely the midwestern version, green peppers,... More 

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Thank ChicagoJbrody
Trenton
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere is not high end but the food is good and well prepared. You also get a lot for your money. If you don't care about ambiance it is a great way to save money.

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Thank Jojocola
Boscobel, Wisconsin, United States
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food okay, service hours human and very pricey for the most part, much more impressed with Durty Gurts!

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Thank Debbie F
Hudson, Iowa
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This is your quintessential bar and grill. They have excellent burgers and again enjoyed mine very much. Something to note, they don't take credit, so be prepared to pay with cash.

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Thank Matthew U
Chicago, Illinois
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

Expecting something "paradise" or enjoyable had been our intent. Unfortunately, the Paradise Bar & Grille was very disappointing. The dining area is something out of a church basement or 70's restaurant (unintentionally retro.) The food is nothing special and it feels out of place in the downtown area, especially with all of the tables smashed together. Service was mediocre. PARENTS... More 

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Thank Dawn M
Manchester, Iowa
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

My husband had the burger which he said was very good. He loved the toasted bun. I had natchos supreme which was very good and huge.

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Thank Nancy B
Clear Lake, MN
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited mid afternoon on Halloween for a bloody Mary and a little bite before the distillery tour. Had to wait a bit for beverage and food service, but one waited upon drinks snd food arrived promptly. Bloody Mary's were nicely done, had a small Potosi brewery's on tap beer, also a good thing. Quesadilla order had 4 tomato tortillas filled... More 

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Thank Suedrs
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We looked forward to pizza but were very disappointed when it came to us on a cardboard just like you get frozen pizza. It tasted like they embellished a frozen pizza with some extra cheese. Styrofoam plates were what we ate on...NOT fun or yummy at all. They had three people playing slot gaming machines who were loud and obnoxious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3245

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