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Fried Green Tomatoes

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$$ - $$$
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213 N. Main St, Galena, IL 61036 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
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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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second time here and it is a beautiful place. The ambiance is romantic and mellow, the decor is historic to Galena and it just sets the scene for a wonderful meal. My husband and I split a plate of fried green tomatoes (of course!) and it was delicious! Love it! The chicken Marsala was divine, juicy and... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great steak house and Italian restaurant all in one. The Lobster ravioli was excellent. There are half price bottles of wine as well. Make a reservation as you will be glad you did. Come early and stay late

Germantown, Illinois
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good ambience (ask to be seated downstairs) good variety on the menu, wine selection was excellent and unusual for the US to offer half bottles of wine a practice common in Europe. Prices are reasonable and food was excellent. The bread served was yummy, warm sprinkled with parmesan cheese. The place was busy on a Friday night despite which service... More 

Crown Point, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Quaint place right in the heart of down town. Of course, we had to order the signature Fried Green Tomato's and they were delicious. I had the fillet with 4 shrimp, mashed potato's and it came with salad. Everything was good, it was cooked right and hot and timely. Almost came out a little too fast as we hadn't finished... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal here. The steak I ordered was absolutely perfect. The wine list was deep. The service was perfect too.

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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered a dinner pan for our family Christmas. Wow! The steak masala was tender enough to cut with a spoon. My 86 year old father had no trouble eating it. Everything was hot, well packed and they even carried it to the car for us. The staff was friendly in person and on the phone. This was well worth... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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192 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Fried Green Tomatoes! The ambiance was lovely - vibrant enough while also being intimate. We sat upstairs and it was a bit quieter than the main floor which was perfect. The food was delicious! We had the crab cakes as an appetizer, house salad and the steak/shrimp and pork osso bucco for the entrees.... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the porterhouse, filet mignon, lobster ravioli, and veal Parmesan. The kid liked the lobster ravioli, which had squid ink. The filet and veal were good too. However, the porterhouse was not in the upper half of porterhouses I've had. The wine special was good, as were the desserts. Service was friendly and attentive. The eponymous appetizer is mandatory.

Deerfield, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and wait staff were excellent. Food and drinks were excellent and you don't go away hungry.

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place was great!! We got some history while waiting on our table; the restaurant used to be the leather shop U.S. Grant's father owned. Moving on the the cuisine, everything was to die for!! From the dipped bread, to the side salad, to the toppings on my steak to the juicy bone-in ribeye cooked to perfection!! Everything... More 

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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
Brunch, Dinner, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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