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Gallagher's Restaurant

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114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
+1 618-939-9933
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“mashed potatoes” (26 reviews)
“chicken” (48 reviews)
“biscuits” (17 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We had heard of this place from Friends Decided to eat there today was surprised that on Sundays all they serve was Fried Chicken. We were pleasantly surprised when it was the best fried chicken we have ever eaten. It was served family style with...More

Thank maxe620
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Fried chicken had a crisp skin, but very juicy chicken. The mashed potatoes, corn casserole and green beans were also very yummy!

Thank Live2Clog
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Very good food , have ate several items on there menu. Very friendly, and personable.Great bar. Nicely decorated.

Thank _old67grey
Reviewed September 3, 2017

Disappointed food was not as good as it was in the past. Waitress was rude!!! Friends wanted to come here. Will not recommend sorry to say

Thank Gary W
Reviewed August 23, 2017

Have stopped by Gallaghers whenever I am in the area. Food is consistently good and better than bar food. They are known for their fried chicken Sunday nights that is served family style. You just can't leave hungry.

Thank jeansteck
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

An eclipse visit, and a sunday afternoon visit to Gallagher's! All you can eat fried chicken with sides, and an amazing number of craft beers on tap! Chicken was fabulous, served with mashed potatoes and gravy, corn souffle, green beens, biscuits, and a pleasant, friendly...More

Thank golfergary57
Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great food, and friendly staff. Everyone ate well, and had a great time. Staff was prompt and attentive without being pushy and overbearing.

Thank ebrn1975
Reviewed June 22, 2017

The food is alright - not worth the drive from even five miles away. Not sure what all the hype is about. The service was horrid. The guy who waited on us was terrible and told me "you did not order that" when I asked...More

Thank bubbareview
Reviewed May 25, 2017

The food here is great. Everyone comes here for the fried chicken but the burgers are great also. Staff is friendly. On weekends there is a wait but usually no more that 20 minutes.

Thank tim0824
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Went to Stumpy's distillery in Columbia and was needing food after. I suggested Gallagher's. Food was good but nothing exceptional. I had the garlic cheese burger. Burger was a little dry and everything kept sliding off the bun as there was a thick layer of...More

Thank biketraveler1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Mill St, Waterloo, IL 62298-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Waterloo
  • Phone Number: +1 618-939-9933
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Located in historic downtown Waterloo, Illinois, and just minutes from the metro St. Louis area, Gallagher's has been serving the best fried chicken, house-ground burgers and premium steaks for over a decade.
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