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The Market House Restaurant

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204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-777-0690
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Milton, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was hit and miss. My skirt steak sandwich was cooked perfectly and delicious. The macaroni and cheese was just ok. Our orders were messed up. The garlic bread that was supposed to be underneath my steak (open face sandwich) was on top of the macaroni and cheese on my friend's plate. Her hamburger was pretty small. The service... More 

Thank rfrisque
Freeport, Illinois
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252 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is on the 2nd floor. It is small but really nice. The prices are very reasonable for Galena. The portions are smaller but that is ok with me. I did not want to carry leftovers all around town anyway. My wife and I believe the dinner and the soup are all homemade. We showed up late (not knowing... More 

Thank Kev521
Germantown, Wisconsin
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59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

I was pleased with the vegetarian options they offered. It was a small dining area with a limited selection of dishes but was just what we were looking for on a warm afternoon. Good service. Food was good.

Thank ChrisFromGTown
Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Good meals and not expensive! When you sit in front you have a good view of the main street on the first floor!

Thank krullie255
Santander and London
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100 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Ordering was a joy since there was so many vegetarian choices available. Smart, yet cozy, dining room with a view onto Main Street. Very enticing list of desserts. Service was welcoming and friendly. Comfortable ambiance.

Thank Topxi
Greeley, Iowa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This was our first evening dinner 15 years ago. It still holds a dear part in our hearts. The food, the service, and the lovely turret room is fantastic. We make it a point to visit here as often as we can..

Thank bksstock
EM, Illinois
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a late lunch. We have certain places we like to eat when visiting Galena but decided to try someplace new. The service was good and the place was decorated nicely. It is not very big therefore I could see where it would get quite noisy during the dinner hour. I had a burger... More 

Thank K-teacherEM
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The food was good. I had a burger and it was very good. The restaurant is very small. There isn't any private dining, tables are very close together, and there was not a lot of air flow. However, the service was nice and the price was decent for a lunch stop.

Thank Benae C
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Fresh food, friendly staff. My favorite is the Chicken Filet sandwich. Yum. This is one of our regular stops! Highly recommended.

Thank tommanning0727
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

I had the tuna salad croissant (changed my mind from chicken due to cayenne in that salad). I ordered the homemade chips and expected warm and yummy, but not so. We shared the brownie desert but found it was a chocolate muffin instead and it was not the best with just cold Hershey chocolate from the squeeze bottle on top.... 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
$8 - $30
Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Perry Street/120 North Main, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0690
At The Market House Restaurant we focus on the dinner table with homemade food like mom and grandma use to make. We are Family Run by three sisters and a brother and enjoy helping others to share in their good times. We hope you enjoy our quaint and friendly atmosphere and that your experience is one you'll never forget.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?