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Victory Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
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200 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2244
+1 815-777-4407
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We sat at the counter across from the grill and the kids liked watching everything come together. The food was fresh, plentiful, and well-prepared. Definitely a step back in time ... I think the place has been open for over 60 years. We ate here before going to the nearby National Aviary. Also close to the Children's Museum. We found... More 

Thank MarylandVacationMom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I ate breakfast here when we visited Galena for my 40th birthday. Our plates were packed full and we'll worth the price... this is also a great find for travelers on a budget..

Thank Stephanie G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a nice setting but the breakfast could use some work. The omelets weren't very good and the eggs were very thin and dry. Just not up to par for a place that only has breakfast and lunch.

Thank Joshua K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here and it was good. Service was great along with a good menu selection and good service. Prices were reasonable, portion sizes very nice. Will eat here again.

Thank gingermummy51
Hammond, Indiana
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice downtown café where we had breakfast. the service was good the prices reasonable and the food was very good.

Thank cubbieblue2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast before heading out. Typical nothing fancy good home cooking breakfast place. All was good!!!

Thank chifinn
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As tourists, unfamiliar with the Galena area, we decided to try the Victory Cafe for breakfast. It seemed to be a very popular spot, yet we didn't have to wait long for a booth. The place was bustling and a little loud. Wait staff were fast, friendly, and attentive. The menu was great with lots of options. Food was delicious... More 

Thank Carol H
Urbandale, Iowa
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate at Victory this morning after discovering most restaurants were closed on Monday morning. We were extremely impressed with our food and our server, Rosie. The brisket hash and country omelet were to die for! I keep a journal of "must return" to restaurants and Victory made a page today.

Thank Kathie W
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Breakfast itself, but our waitress seemed too busy. We both felt like she cared less we were there. Came in, took our drinks then disappeared for 10 minutes. Had to wave over another waiter (who he seemed to have it together) and ask him to grab her so we could order. Doesn't take 10 minutes to decide what we... More 

Thank Becca B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Our family of four spent $40. for breakfast. The food was good but you'll pay. We had one child's breakfast a giant pancake with 3 slices of bacon and hot chocolate. Our adult breakfasts were a blueberry pancake (it was larger than the plate), a breakfast sandwich with hash browns, 2 eggs, bacon, hash browns and toast. We also had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2244
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-4407
Victory Cafe is located in the heart of Main Street serving up great food in a casual, family-friendly atmosphere. Enjoy our breakfast specialties all day long including fresh baked cinnamon rolls, pancakes, waffles, omelets, and our premium coffee. Don't miss daily lunch specials offering the best from our extensive menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, and hot plates. Come and enjoy a delicious bacon-infused bloody mary or mimosa with your meal Bring the family and bring your appetite to Galena's favorite restaurant - Victory Cafe!

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