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The Generals' Restaurant

230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
+1 815-777-0090
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (27 reviews)
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Husband and I were travelling with friends on vacation. We chose The Generals Restaurant in the historic DeSota House hotel downtown. So glad we did. Our waitress was Victoria - the best ever service and evening because of her genuine desire for us to enjoy...More

Thank S8897CEpatrickk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The General's Restaurant downstairs at the DeSoto House Hotel is a great place for a romantic, ellegant dinner. Menu has great options. Don't forget desert.

Thank dandT280KM
Reviewed May 13, 2018

The blue cheese soup was rich and tasty. It was not a heavy blue cheese flavor, but just enough to give the intense flavor without being overbearing. The tortellini carbonara was amazing. It was creamy, flavorful, pasta cooked appropriately, nice amount of peas and bacon...delicious!...More

Thank WendyElvis
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We tried The Generals’ Restaurant for the first time this weekend. The filet was the best steak I’ve ever had. It melted in my mouth...so tender. The bacon wrapped shrimp were very tasty as well. The service was not as great as the food. Server...More

Thank Kristy B
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Quality steak and fish but waited about an hour between being seated and getting appetizer. Then soups came out 5 minutes before entrees. Food was very good. Server was friendly. Not all staff spoke English: asked one woman a question; she waived it off then...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

This was our second year staying at the Desoto house and having dinner here. What can I say besides amazing. They have the best steak I have ever had. I dream about this meal and can't wait to go again next year. The service is...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed January 30, 2018

My husband and I ate dinner with several friends here on New Years Eve. The food was very good, with a varied menu that offered something for everyone. The only problem was that it took at least 30 minutes between courses to get the food...More

Thank blanche&milver
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Eating at the Generals Restaurant in the DeSoto House Hotel was an experience to have. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was an enjoyment.

Reviewed November 28, 2017

This is a wonderful place for a quiet dinner in a lovely setting with excellent food. As a vegetarian, I gravitate to the side dishes - which offer a wide unusual and tasty selection. Try the roasted vegetable with kale. My meat-eating fellow diners say...More

Thank Kbbsss
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I had dinner here on a Monday night ! The waiter Jeff was our bartender, waiter, hostess, and entertainment! He was really personable and sarcastic ! We started with a house salad ! The salad had awesome French dressing. My fiancé had...More

Thank Matt M
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August 9, 2015|
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Response from STOE_dad_of_3 | Reviewed this property |
As the previous reply stated, check with the Hotel and I would do it sooner than later. The restaurant does not have a dress code, actually no restaurant in Galena has a dress code so dress comfortably and realize you will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0090
  • This restaurant is at DeSoto House Hotel
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