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Galena Brewing Company

) #10 of 52 Restaurants in Galena $$ - $$$ American, ,
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
+1 815-776-9917
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  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place has a really cool atmosphere & some great pub food. Reasonably priced too. We didn't have time to do the tour but the live band that played there was awesome!

Thank Renee V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had appetizers and drinks here on a Friday afternoon. After my husband and I split a flight, we ordered our favorites (his-Anna Belle and mine-Uptown Brown). The beers are all really good though! The nachos were really good with fresh pico and the chips...More

Thank Emily_Jane_144
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere and employees. We have a great time and came back later to listen to a great band. Large variety of beers and so helpful in helping us find what we liked.

Thank Ktjaden04
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is average. The atmosphere is fun with the evening live music. The servers are kind and attentive. Fun night but do not expect great food.

Thank lulukale
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the best Brewery we visited in the area. Great beer. Good seasonal ones plus regular. The bartenders we had were super nice and friendly and knew their beer. Highly recommend!

Thank rigland1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Jamaican jerk chicken, cool place to eat. Enjoyed some nice local beers. The beer bread and honey butter is a must have.

Thank Irishfamily05
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Galena Brewing company 2 nights during a weekend getaway to Galena. I tried the 6 house beers, and enjoyed them all. Also had the local Bourbon (Blaums) and it was excellent. My wife loved the Mai Tais. We had a great time...More

Thank TuPa302
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wrapped up our tour of Galena with a visit to the brewery. We love to hit breweries all over the US so this was no exception. I am partial to bourbon barrel beers but we are both dark beer lovers so there was something...More

Thank klp4nu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to try a few of this brewery's lineup.... decided to skip the normal stuff and went right after thier specialty beers. I wish I could tell you which one was the best in my opinion, however I cant remember. While sitting here...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Surprised my hubby and ate lunch here. We ate Wisconsin baked cheese curds, chicken nuggets deep fried in corn meal n BBQ wings. I had a bowl of cheddar beer soup that was out of this world! Drank Indian ale beer.

Thank karenk00
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Warren B
December 15, 2014|
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Response from Warren B | Property representative |
We have live music most Friday's and Saturday nights from 8pm to 11pm (times do vary). If you have a look at our website you will see a list of upcoming live bands on the front page. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
$3 - $14
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9917
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We are a local grassroots craft brewery using only the best of local ingredients...The only brewery in Galena, and the first to return to this historic brewing town in 80 years. We have six regular house brands on tap, and five to six seasonal and guest taps, regular & seasonal brews, best baked wings in Galena, salads and sandwiches menu & desserts. Kids menu too! We have taken strides to ensure that our table and bar service is excellent, and we are happy to report that our customer feedback now consistently reflects that quality. Brewery tours Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 11:30am. Beer tasting flights and full bar. Live music and dancing most weekends on a Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Football games on 82 inch and 55 inch screens with really cool surround sound. When the game is on...You are THERE man! We also have a 35 seat party room for hire.
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