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The Market House Restaurant

204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
+1 815-777-0690
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab louis” (28 reviews)
“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
“tavern burger” (8 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hungry and decided to give this restaurant a try. This is our second trip to Galena and we wanted to try something different. It was a lot of steps up to eat and a small dining room but we had a good meal....More

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went here for a nice dinner while on our honeymoon. There was a display on the table mentioning a different room to dine in. I asked the ladies running the place and we were able to go back to that room...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A family run restaurant offering simple, honest, home-cooked meals. Price is reasonable, service is personable and efficient - a good spot for lunch!

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Hidden away....you can either climb the stairs from Main Street or ease down a steep sidewalk from Bench Street (no store sign on this residential street....look for the cross street of Perry). Crab Louis is delicious on a croissant! Family owned and operated and a...More

Thank LAR62
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Reasonably priced, family run business. I like the portobello sandwiches, my daughter loves the giant bean burritos and my husband always finds something he enjoys.

Thank Chicamaymay
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service ! We have never had a bad experience here, this is one of our favorite places to eat . The crab Louis is amazing ! Highly recommend stopping in !

Thank jaredsgirl
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We enjoyed our dinner here. We had the meatloaf & mashed potatoes. We also had the Crab Louie which was good. The owner, Laura, was very nice and we truly enjoyed our conversation with her.

Thank Debradale
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Had a nice meal here last month (just before the family closes for their vacation during the slower time in town-Feb). Small place on the second floor--so not accessible for handicapped. Peppermint Hot Chocolate hit the spot on a cold evening! Nice comfort food, friendly...More

Thank Tabby42
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Take the time to find this little gem of a restaurant in Galena. Extensive menu with downhome, comfort food and numerous gluten free options, including desserts. The service was great, the prices extremely reasonable, and the food was hot and tasty! Try the homemade chips!

1  Thank LoveBNMommy
Reviewed January 1, 2018

The staff and atmosphere are absolutely wonderful! We stopped in on a very busy Saturday night and enjoyed every minute of the food and wonderful service. Will definitely be back when we are back in town.

Thank Cheryl B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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 St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0690
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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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