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Fried Green Tomatoes


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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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.
$18 - $35
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Steakhouse, Italian, American
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere at Fried Green Tomatoes was cozy and elegant, perfect for our Honeymoon. We needed reservations but the food was more than worth the wait. Our favorites were the fried green tomatoes appetizer and steak entrees.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank jodilynthom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep going. I have been to good restaurants this is not one of them. It is overpriced for the menu offerings. Maybe there was too much hype. No one out of our group of six was wowed by the food, service, or ambiance.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank kalicokat45
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were mid-day, not ready for a full meal, but a few apps. We had the fried green tomatoes and it did not disappoint. Cheese so fresh, wonderful tomato sauce and wonderful green tomoatoes.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Ken2NLyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here. Mussels were tasty, shrimp salad delicious, fried green tomatoes not so great. Our server was attentive and courteous. Overall an okay lunch.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank lakevilla2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best salads and sea bass. House wine was $300/glass. Great waitress found my earring that had fallen off and called me. Loved this place

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank elsaendress
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The perfect dinner spot for our weekend away. Gluten Free options are much appreciated. The chilli shrimp appetizer was delicious. They even brought me a gluten free bun for the bread course. Don't get that often! Filet and shrimp with mashed potatoes was the perfect...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank katieofthompson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No, the restaurant doesn't look like the Whistle Stop Cafe in the movie, but they have some amazing fried green tomatoes! Delicious food, waiter was so nice!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 461jodid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rolled into Galena after a long drive through our first sleet/snow of the season. We showed up a tad earlier than we expected and popped in to Fried Green Tomatoes. We all realized we were not hungry enough for entrees but they have a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Jen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fried Green Tomatoes was recommended to us by other guests in our hotel. We originally had made a reservation at another restaurant but decided to change based on what they said. We were very happy with our choice, the atmosphere is great and the menu...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank JohnieReb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are on an all plant diet. The staff went over and beyond to modify some menu items and it was a fantastic meal.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Bruce G
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July 14, 2019|
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Response from CTulp | Reviewed this property |
It was just my husband and I dining, but we did sit next to a family with young children and it didn’t seem to be an issue. Everything did seem fine. The manager we spoke with seemed delightful, I’m sure if you had questions... More
September 17, 2018|
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I made mine online but yes
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