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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Iowa City, Iowa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Fried Green Tomatoes for dinner on a Friday in the fall. It was fairly busy, but our waitress was nice and fairly attentive. The food was very good.

Thank bschweig
Galena, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Being locals, we dine at Fried Green every now and then. On previous visits, I ordered the filet and they were excellent. On our recent visit, I ordered the walleye. Personal opinion... fish should be savory. I did not care for the sweet pecans on top. And the fish had some bones in it which accounts for the lack of... More 

Thank petunia232
Pleasant Prairi
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely dinner there recently. Liam, was a fabulous waiter and did a great job. The food was delightful and made for a nice end to a lovely day.

Thank Lynne Z
Madison, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first visit here after hearing so many positive things. Now I know why. The staff was very friendly and efficient and the atmosphere was nice. My husband had the Jack Daniels Porter House w/roasted red potatoes and I had the Fresh Sea Scallops over sweet pea & pancetta risotto. All was very delicious. Would highly recommend. Julie... More 

Thank Julie B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place fills up so if you're coming on a weekend, make sure to get a reservation in. The food was good. I would have given it 5 stars but the service was tad slow and the water tasted strange. But other than that, it was great and I would return. btw, I ordered the pork shank and my boyfriend... More 

Thank queenmoler
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Valentine's Day while on holiday in Galena. Kevin, our server, was excellent and attentive. We enjoyed our dinner and experience very much. We would go back again if given the chance.

Thank bondkaren2
Utica, Illinois
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good as well as service. Thecaprese flat bread is delicious! I could just eat that! Spaghetti and meatballs was excellent.

Thank Mauitouch
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My Wife and I decided to eat at Fried Green Tomatoes and had a great time. I ordered the veal, and she ordered the Tuscan Mac and Cheese. We both thought the food was delicious, and the server was exceptional. He was polite, knowledgeable, and friendly. My wife has several allergies and the restaurant was more than accommodating, offering several... More 

Thank Ryan F
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our entrees were very good and since it was Friday, bottles of wine were half price! I'm glad we made a reservation as it was quite busy.

Thank Jane F
Spery, Iowa
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129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Late reservation, got seated immediately. Friendly staff, good drinks, excellent salad and bread to start. Scallops and lobster risotto for me, prime rib and garlic mashed potatoes for my husband. A little more done than he likes his prime rib, but flavor was good. Not sure if there was a choice on cook-wasn't asked when he ordered. Perhaps that was... More 

Thank thbergs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $35
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves wonderful steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We are a multi-level dining facility in a historic downtown building. For the dining enjoyment for all of our guests, we do not provide highchairs or booster seats. Corkage fee $15.00 per regular sized bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?