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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner

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Refreshing, crisp, clean
Berghoff Dark Lager
Bud Light
Busch Light
Bud Select 55
Capital Supper Club
Coors Light
Michelob Ultra
Sweet, malty, nutty
Newcastle Brown Ale
Samuel Smith's Nut Brown Ale
Malty. Caramel, balanced
Berghoff Red Ale
Bell's Amber Ale
New Belgium Fat Tire
Light bodied, creamy, mild
Hoppy, aromatic, floral
Flying Dog Doggie Style Pale
Samuel Smith's Pale Ale
Hoppy, bready, strong
Bell's Two Hearted
Flying Dog Raging Bitch
New Holland Mad Hatter IPA
Bitter, hoppy, complex
Hearty, creamy, fully roasted
New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout
North Coast Old Rasputin
Citrus, fruit, refreshing, banana/clove
Flying Dog in-Heat Wheat
Leinenkugel's Summer Shandy
Rich, chocolate, coffee, malty
Flying Dog Road Dog Porter
Also has a fully stocked bar.
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Healthy
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Embe’s Seafood chowder soup was thick, creamy and tasty. Their Corned Beef Brisket sandwich which was cooked for ten hours melted in our mouths indeed. The soup was served with two slices of fresh bread for a cup of soup and four slices for a...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ElsaCL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick appetizer and a couple drinks to refresh ourselves after walking all morning. Embe offers a grand total of 2 appetizers...queso and chips and one other. Queso was very good, just wish they had more of a selection. Beer wasn’t...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank DawnTags909
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were shopping in downtown Galena and the sky unzipped. We were in a chocolate shop and just ducked into the next clothing store. The next place was Embe so we decided to wait out the weather and get lunch. Great decision! We had the...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Embe was an “impulse stop” for our group of four. Having rode bikes into Galena from Bellevue, we were hot, hungry, and parched. Lucky to have a table open in the front near the street side window gave us a full view of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jmpaule
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a late evening dinner. Found Embe open and were not sure of dinner there because it was more of a bar. Once inside, the waitress was very friendly and helpful Food was excellent Moderate pricea

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sangria was amazing. Chips were delicious. BBQ pulled pork, mushroom soup, bread pudding yummmmm. Service was very quick and friendly.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ktk1031
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place for lunch during a stop in Galena. We were pointed in the direction of the little restaurant and bar. The food was an amazing value and the bread pudding is the best I have ever had!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MNgirl3309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is as good as everyone says! This is a small restaurant and bar (all in one). It can get very loud and crowded! We loved the food but, didn't stay around because we couldn't hear each other talk :)

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JoyS2011
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in for a light lunch. We had soup and shared a salad. The service was great. The salad was good but not especially memorable. But the soup was excellent. I had the mushroom, artichoke and my husband had the seafood. I liked both,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Donna J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We actually had lunch and their brisket sandwich was awesome. We were looking for a place to eat at night and other local places close by 9pm but Embe's was open so we found our way back on a Saturday night and they had a...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Cristina B
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