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Embe

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$$ - $$$American, ,
233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
+1 815-777-2323
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bread pudding” (53 reviews)
“mushroom soup” (24 reviews)
“sandwich” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
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1 - 10 of 325 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the brisket corned beef sandwich for lunch and the bread pudding to finish things off. The meal was outstanding along with the service. Can’t wait to return.

Thank Huntington2010
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked by this place on Main Street while searching for lunch. They had their specials written on a chalkboard out front, and that drew us in. The place is small, but clean and decorated very nicely. Our waitress was very friendly and knew the...More

Thank HikerEllie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

EVERYTHING here is homemade. The menu offers many choices with unique salad dressings as well. The service was top notch and the owner even came out to visit and see if we were satisfied.

Thank MissouriEducator
Reviewed May 15, 2018

On a cold, rainy night, our group discovered this bar. We ended up ordering dinner. Their seafood chowder was superb. The sandwiches and chips are hardy and fillings. Of course, we had to try the bread pudding. Excellent! We'll definitely be back.

Thank jwalt43269
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Where do I start? My experience here was the absolute worst. Went for lunch and the place was full. There were approximately ten tables and ten bar seats. One waitress taking all the orders, so needless to say she was very busy. I was with...More

Thank David A
Reviewed May 14, 2018

After walking around shopping, we were drawn into this place by a sign in front offering free bread pudding with rum sauce and whipped cream! We were surely glad we ate here. Some of us had a bowl of the Seafood Chowder, it was simply...More

Thank Marilinda69
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I ordered a turkey sandwich for lunch. Most of the sandwiches come with the cole slaw on the sandwich. Mine was basically only coleslaw. There were 2 thinly sliced deli turkey pieces covered in coleslaw. Not what I would expect for $8. The waitstaff was...More

Thank WendyElvis
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I had an excellent hot ham and cheese for lunch recently and my friend had a "just ok" egg salad sandwich. We didn't have to wait to be seated, but there was just one (friendly) waitress that took a bit of time to keep up...More

Thank Lorrie B
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Lunch was a last minute decision and what a great decision! The owner (MB) took the time to visit out table and chat. My husband ordered the bread pudding for dessert and although we had never had it before, we would go back just for...More

Thank rob1963t
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Embe is like finding the needle in the haystack. My cousin and I chose to try this spot after looking at the menu online. Once we got there, we were warmly greeted and appreciated the decor,especially the Jimi Hendrix painting on the wall above our...More

Thank Kimberly J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $15
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-2323
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Description
Also has a fully stocked bar.
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