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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
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Paradise it's not. While we were greeted and seated almost immediately, it all went downhill from there. We, my wife, daughter and myself, were seated at a window-facing table, so my back was to the dining room. After a few minutes, I hear a faint, feeble voice from behind me asking "what can I get you to drink?" My wife... More 

Thank floridazed
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Wait staff was decent, the place was crowded, the food was mediocre at best. We ordered a pizza and pretty sure it was from a frozen crust, not worth the $20 we paid. Also they don't accept credit/debit cards so we had to spend $3 ATM fee to get cash out.

Thank Kendra F
Chicago, Illinois
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Food at the brunch was freshly made and you can order a waffle or omelet as well. I was surprised really, since the place is a bar. Seemed like it was popular with the locals. The price was good too!

Thank Monarch132
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Since we built our house in Galena in 2006 we have been taking everyone who visits us to this bar. They have the best shuffleboard table I have ever played on and some pretty good Bloody Marys as well. They serve good bar food if you need a bite to eat between drinks.

Thank Can_P_Dan_P
New Prague
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 9, 2016

They claim to have the world's best Bloody Mary, and I think you'd have a very hard time finding one better. Not a "Dive Bar", but certainly not trendy or high class.

Thank Scott J
Mayer, mn.
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

It was a little pub that just looked nice. We had appetizers and $3 beers. The service and food was good. I would recommend this for adults.

Thank mitzymay
Quad City, IL/IA
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Great place to stop in for a drink and some appetizers. Their prices are great and the food and drinks are made great too. You can sit at the bar or the table service. We chose to sit at the bar very friendly staff!

Thank hethrlynn
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for appetizers and drinks. Price was good so went back later for a late lunch. Loved the pizza!

Thank lindamf45
Spirit Lake, Iowa
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016

This was a great stop for a beer/drink and appitiser. Best value we found for drinks. Great staff. Right on the main street. Dining or bar seating.

Thank sliowatraveler
Bloomington, Illinois
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Stopped by this place for a quick bite to eat. I had their cheese pizza which was pretty crispy. My husband had their pork tenderloin special which he enjoyed as well.

Thank couponsavgirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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?