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“One of our favorites!”

Fried Green Tomatoes
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Ranked #2 of 63 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $35
Cuisines: Italian, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Diagonal
Description: Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves wonderful steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We are a multi-level dining facility in a historic downtown building. For the dining enjoyment for all of our guests, we do not provide highchairs or booster seats. Corkage fee $15.00 per regular sized bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“One of our favorites!”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

The staff is so friendly and the food is fantastic! We have been dining here for years. Highly recommended!

Visited October 2013
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Thank Marie T
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FriedGreen, Owner at Fried Green Tomatoes, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
We are delighted that your recent experience at Fried Green Tomatoes was fantastic and we will be sure to share your comments with our management and staff. We recognize that we wouldn't be the same without the loyal following of our guests and we appreciate that you took the time out of your busy schedule to provide this review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
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Galena, Illinois
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“The best I have had at Fried Green Tomatoes”
Reviewed December 31, 2013

We eat at FGT about once a month and the food and service are always great but today I had the filet and crab stuffed shrimp special. It was clearly the best meal I have ever had at Fried Green Tomatoes. My wife had the Macaroon desert and they were amazing. Good place was GREAT tonight.

  • Visited December 2013
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FriedGreen, Owner at Fried Green Tomatoes, responded to this review, January 3, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent experience at Fried Green Tomatoes. We appreciate your loyal following and that you have enjoyed your previous visits. We are excited to share your recent dinner experience on New Year's Eve with our staff and are delighted to hear that your Filet and Stuffed Crab Special was exceptional. Our aim is to always serve only the best and we hope to exceed your expectations again in the near future. Thank you.
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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good food.”
Reviewed December 23, 2013

We went a Saturday night before Christmas, nine in the party and the service was really good. The only disappointment was that they were out of the night's special before 7p. It was good Tuscan Italian food.

Visited December 2013
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Platteville, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Outstanding risotto”
Reviewed December 21, 2013

Four if us walked in on a busy evening without reservations. We were seated immediately.
Our waitress was great in recommending a wine and appetizers. Try the garlic and fontina, really!
The crusted salmon with risotto was outstanding.the Mac and cheese is a must have.

  • Visited December 2013
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Appetizers”
Reviewed December 20, 2013

The garlic and fontina appetizer is great! The service is wonderful and I always have dinner here when I come to Galena

  • Visited December 2013
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