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“Quiet, class, out of the way, more than enough!!!”
Review of Otto's Place

Otto's Place
Ranked #1 of 63 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Breakfast and Lunch
Morton, Illinois
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173 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Quiet, class, out of the way, more than enough!!!”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

Otto's is across the river but walkable from downtown and our B&B, Avery House. We were greeted immediately. We were early for our reservation but were seated quickly. Eat upstairs if possible. The atmosphere is relaxed and the upstairs is decorated with local art works. Service by the owner and waitstaff was perfect. The menu is limited in the evenings but we still debated about what to select. We chose corn muffins appetizer and it was outstanding and presented well. My wife ordered the BBQ chicken and ribs and I had the Moroccan Beef. The side salads were spring greens with cucumber and tomato. Refreshing and fresh. The main courses were plentiful, flavorful, hot and served with great sides. Fresh bread was offered. The owner brought a cloth napkin with hot water for my wife's ribs and chicken. Nice touch. We would go back. Check the website for hours and evening menu choices before you go. The atmosphere is quiet and relaxed. There are many reasons Otto's place is rated #1.

Visited November 2012
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“don't miss it !”
Reviewed November 24, 2012

We LOVE coming here and look forward to each visit. While Galena is a great place overall, the few quaint blocks over to OTTO's will remind you of what a small town should be. The food is great no matter what the meal - the service is friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is what we go for. The owner's have done a great job of creating a place that is intimate yet not overly so.
We were treated with wonderful classical guitar music upstairs while we dined last time - truly just another extension of what is enjoyable about the place. If nothing else, go in and have tea or a drink at the bar upstairs. Enjoy!!!!!

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Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
Reviewed November 22, 2012

Recommended to us and definitely glad we went there. Delightful place down the hill from Grant's house. We ate upstairs which was a relaxing area with great views. Four of us and we each ordered a different breakfast item - 3 out of 4 were excellent. The biscuits and gravy were some of the best and the omelets were perfect.

Visited November 2012
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Montrose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Better than Home Cooking”
Reviewed November 15, 2012

From the moment you enter until the time you leave, everything is perfect - the atmosphere - the food - the service. All food is prepared from scratch - no mixes or shortcuts.

Visited November 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent!!”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

Ate here for breakfast November 11th due to the reviews. Now know why it is by far the number 1 rated spot. It is all that is said and more. Great food, service, portions, and atmosphere! I also like the fact that it isn't downtown (its across the river) so access and parking are easy! Will definitely return!

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