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“Nice change of pace, good beer”

Galena Brewing Company
Ranked #10 of 66 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $14
Cuisines: American, Brew Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We are a local grassroots craft brewery using only the best of local ingredients...The only brewery in Galena, and the first to return to this historic brewing town in 80 years. We have six regular house brands on tap, and five to six seasonal and guest taps, regular & seasonal brews, best baked wings in Galena, salads and sandwiches menu & desserts. Kids menu too! We have taken strides to ensure that our table and bar service is excellent, and we are happy to report that our customer feedback now consistently reflects that quality. Brewery tours Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 11:30am. Beer tasting flights and full bar. Live music and dancing most weekends on a Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Football games on 82 inch and 55 inch screens with really cool surround sound. When the game is on...You are THERE man! We also have a 35 seat party room for hire.
Reviewed October 29, 2013

I enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere and its convenient location on the historic main street. Beer was good, local, tapas menu was fun. Would go again if I still lived in IL!

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Thank Simmie B
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

A beer flight followed by what we each like best, good conversation, and was the best beer we had in town. We're definitely going back.

Thank Marta K
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Reviewed October 28, 2013

If you like craft beer this is a must stop while in Galena. We had the flight with the giant 2 lb soft pretzel. It was fabulous!

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Thank Lisa R
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Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

We ate here twice on a recent weekend getaway and it was excellent both times.

The first visit was early on a Fri evening before it got busy and the service was quick and our waitress was friendly and attentive. We did a flight of beers, ordered a couple of sandwiches and my son ordered from the kids menu. Everything was very good and we ended up hanging out for awhile and watched the band until it started to get crowded.

Our second visit was at dinner time on Sun and the place was very busy. We got a table pretty quickly and our waiter came by almost immediately. Despite being very busy, the service was just as good as it was on Fri.

Between Fri and Sun, we tried 4 different sandwiches and all of their beers and everything was very, very good. On Sun, I also took the brewery tour which was fun and informative.

We visited twice on the same weekend, we had great beer, great food and excellent service both times. We love brewpubs and Galena Brewing didn't disappoint. We will definitely eat and drink here again on our next weekend gateway to the Galena area.



Thank bass-fan
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

We hadn't planned to stop here as our 12 year old was with us. However, seating was quick, atmosphere was family friendly, cost reasonable. We had never done a beer tasting before so that added an extra layer to make this stop more interesting. We noticed that The acoustics to watch a game here are a little challenging due to open high ceilings, but we weren't there to watch a game. It was just on. Fun stop even with kids.

Thank Sonnie B
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