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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245 (Diagonal)
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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Alton, Illinois
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150 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came to Galena for a wedding and found Fried Green Tomatoes. We were exploring Main St reading menus. Found that they were on Opentable. Set up a time and a short while later got a confirmation email. When we arrived we were welcomed and taken to our seat in front where we could see the street. If you get... More 

Thank FWL5346
Frankfort, Illinois
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had reservations for a group of ten for a bachelorette weekend dinner. Our service was excellent and the room was on the second floor just off of the main dining area. This was the perfect setting for a fun loud dinner. The menu is varied and the fried green tomato appetizer is a must. Our group tried many different... More 

Thank Suero20
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I enjoyed a steak cooked to perfection. A bit on the spendy side, but very comparable to any fine dining establishment. They surprised me with a salad that I did not know came with the meal. All of the food was very tasty.

Thank Jonathan C
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I just felt like it was a race to get the check down as fast as they could. We sat down on Sunday night at about 7:30 and it was only about half full, so there wasn't people waiting. We were asked for our drink order as we were just being seated. We had the fried green tomato appetizer and... More 

1 Thank italyguy
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was disappointed. Based on other reviews I expected more. The food was good but nothing special. Had the fried green tomatoes which were tasty. The bread with olive oil was warm but too soft a crust. When sliced it was crushed down. Not a good bread to wipe up oil/ sauce. The oil had Rosemary but has not been heated... More 

1 Thank Ven1celf
McHenry, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here this past Thursday and food was good as usual. We usually eat here when we come to galena. We started with the fried green tomatoes and cypress flat bread. The fried green tomatoes were great but the Flatbread was very salty. I had the walleye which was very good and my husband had a steak which... More 

1 Thank ppemp
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Of course we enjoyed the fried green tomato appetizer. My steak was good and cooked as I asked. My friend's walleye was also very good. Highly recommend.

Thank Steve L
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and I decided to go to Fried Green Tomatoes for dinner since this is where her husband and her were engaged. We were seated and our waitress took our drink orders and promptly brought them. We ordered our food and received our salad and bread. You do not get a choice of dressing and it was not really... More 

Thank IllinoisBridgit
Ankeny, Iowa
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113 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a wonderful dining experience at Fried Green Tomatoes. We arrived a few minutes early, so sat at the bar until our table was ready. The bartender was very good. Dinner was amazingly good and our waitress was fantastic. We really enjoyed our visit. I only wish we had had time to have dessert, it looked very good.

Thank IowaGirl-in-Germany
Chicago, IL
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were on a couples getaway to galena and wanted a nice dinner out (without kids) and decided to try Fried Green Tomatoes. I am so glad as we were deciding between a few options. The dinner did not disappoint! We all ordered filets and every single one of us completely cleaned our plates! Steak and shrimp were perfectly cooked.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $35
Italian, American
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, 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 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 18157773938
Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves Prime 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 do not have booster seats or high chairs. 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?