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Galena Brewing Company

) #10 of 52 Restaurants in Galena $$ - $$$ American, ,
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
+1 815-776-9917
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like visiting breweries. We are from WI and I have visited over 60 of our over 120 breweries here in WI and most of the ones in northern IL. We were at Galena Brewing on July 13 of this year. Even though the place...More

Thank loftenx5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried a flight of both the flagship beers and the seasonal beers. They do the aged/high alcohol beers very well. It was a nice place to stop for live music and dinner on a Friday evening.

Thank Bryant H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We don't drink beer, so perhaps we are not the target audience. But there are not a lot of reasonably priced options at dinner. So we tried Galena Brewing Company. The waitstaff were great. My flatbread was pretty good. My wife's pulled pork sandwich was...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beer cheese nachos are amazing. Great prices, great food, awesome live music and atmosphere. Within walking distance to our hotel ( Jail Hill Inn) Will visit again!

Thank Erin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here today. We enjoyed a Club sandwich that was piled with meat. The potato salad was also a great alternative to fries. Also enjoyed a BBQ chicken flatbread. The Nitro Dark ESB was nice and smooth.

Thank Brophman
Reviewed 13 July 2017

They were willing to accommodate our larger group (10 people) for dinner - pizza was amazing. Good service too!

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited several establishments and Galena Brewing Company is in the top 2 - and first brew house in the area!

Thank ChicagoDon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Imperial Stout was interesting, but in general, their beers are not that impressive. i have the beet salad (good, but would have benefits from a roll or something to go along with it). The club sandwich was filling.

Thank MadcityJan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great beer and service, ever one is friendly. Try the IPA, Called Anna Belles. We ate there also and the food was good. Friday and Saturday night there is live entertainment.

Thank Wayne Donald P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

...we had lots of fun there and it plays host to lots local characters--including Mark Twain. Go check it out to understand what I mean.

Thank tunis1addis
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Warren B
16 December 2014|
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Response from Warren B | Property representative |
We have live music most Friday's and Saturday nights from 8pm to 11pm (times do vary). If you have a look at our website you will see a list of upcoming live bands on the front page. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 3 - USD 14
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9917
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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.
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