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The Market House Restaurant

204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
+1 815-777-0690
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab louis” (30 reviews)
“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
“tavern burger” (8 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a girls trip and happened upon this restaurant in a historic building in downtown Galena. Sibling run restaurant. Excellent service and equally excellent food. Check it out.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Diane1960_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped for a quick bite at Market House Restaurant. The quality was very good for a very low price. There were some higher-end dishes for a higher price (duck breast for example). You can tell when someone takes pride in what...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank chalieL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little tricky to find but totally worth it. The owner and staff are fantastic to work with and very knowledgeable about food allergies. They have some different options to choose from that are unique to restaurants. I highly recommend this place. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Chris L
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink and a snack following the Halloween Parade. Despite the restaurant being packed, we received excellent service and delicious specialty cocktails. We loved the friendly staff!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Hannah H
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We ate lunch at the Market House Restaurant. It was like stepping back a couple of decades. The food was excellent and service was good. We enjoyed the house specialty Crab Louis and also the lunch special of meatloaf.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Don M
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to the Market House to celebrate our anniversary. It was a Wednesday evening in late September so the restaurant only had a few customers. Service was excellent. The waitress and the owner came by regularly to check on us and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 515thomash
Reviewed September 26, 2018

My wife had read up and said this place had received good reviews. For me, I would just describe it as average. The food was OK and nondescript. Staff was friendly and prices reasonable, but from our experience, you can do better

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank N6724PHmarkm
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Our first time to this restaurant. So good, can’t believe we’ve missed it. Great food. Salad was so fresh and few items you can choose to add to it. I had breaded pork tenderloin and husband had meatloaf. Everything was fresh, homemade and delicious. Service...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank B M
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Love this place, With the Crab Louie, Chili and other home made entree's, you will love your experience here. They have a nice Bar as well. We like to eat in the back room area. Or we sit at the bar for Bloody Mary's. with...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank B C
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Charming place Good food Ladies working had great personalities. Glad it was suggested by local business owner. Enjoy this kind of place.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank xbosmomx
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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, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 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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