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Maid-Rite Sandwich Shop

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2250 Grand Ave, Galesburg, IL 61401-6431
+1 309-342-2426
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“ground beef” (2 reviews)
“loose meat” (2 reviews)
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10:30 am - 6:00 pmAll hours
2250 Grand Ave, Galesburg, IL 61401-6431
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I love Maid-Rites in Galesburg. It smells yummy when you get out of the car. I find it hard not to splurge and eat two! It has been there for many years and I knew the family that owned it. They are always friendly. The...More

Thank Ellen A
Reviewed July 2, 2017

This is a small chain restaurant that specializes in loose meat hamburgers. It is in a free standing building on the outskirts of town. It is very small and no frills but the type of burger is very rare and tastes very good. Seating is...More

Thank B0bTraveler
Reviewed December 18, 2016

This place has a lot of memories for me. I used to visit here with my grandfather while growing up, and we'd always eat here together. It was a surprise and a bit of an emotional trip coming back to here after moving from the...More

Thank JeyCee1989
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a throw back from the 60's with great food (especially cheese rites) homemade salads and pies along with cherry coke or a green river and hand scooped malts and shakes. My Grandson ALWAYS wants to go there when visiting! Staff is friendly and...More

Thank 19,721,972
Reviewed April 6, 2016

My husband grew up in Iowa where dining out was at the Maid-Rite (during the 50s and 60s. She we are driving along Highway 74 on our way from Iowa to Kentucky when a sign indicates a Maid-rite at the next exit...We decided we couldn't...More

Thank MrsKerren
Reviewed March 23, 2016

I once complained to White Castle, wondering why there wasn't a White Castle in downtown Chicago. I was told because there already were too many fast-food restaurants in the vicinity. On our travels throughout Illinois, we have dined at Maid-Rite Sandwich Shops in Quincy, Galesburg...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Always great sandwiches. Some like the coney dogs but I prefer the maidrites with cheese and cheese curls.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed February 18, 2015

If your near the Capitol building in Springfield and you have a few moments, stop at this historic building from the early 1920's they have a small dine in area, a drive up window and the building on the historic registry, A must try is...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Heard about Maid Rite about 10 yrs ago from a co worker, saw a tv show about them. Low and behold came across this shop in Galesburg on the way out of town for the probably the last time. Sandwich and service were great the...More

1  Thank surfgermany
Reviewed November 7, 2014

Maid-Rite in Galesburg is a small family run restaurant fit for Maid-Rite lovers. They've been there for many years and still offer the best service. They are only open for lunch and one of the few places you can get Green River soda. Have you...More

Thank Paul D
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Grand Ave, Galesburg, IL 61401-6431
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-342-2426
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