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Otto's Place

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100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
+1 815-776-0240
07:00 - 14:00
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Wed - Mon 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 29 April 2016

Really good food. Pleasant decor and friendly staff. Very relaxed feeling. A great way to enjoy the day.

Thank Christine R
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Omelette as good as you could get anywhere. Yummy country potatoes. They have a couple of home made quiche offerings and also home made coffee cake. Good service.

Thank Amanda H
Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We eat here at least twice a month- breakfast or lunch. Everything is delicious and the staff is great. Highly recommend however prefer to keep it our little secret;)

Thank Janfromdowners
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for your frequent visits! You love our breakfast and lunch, so hopefully you will join us one Friday or Saturday night for dinner! All my best! John More 

Westby, Wisconsin, United States
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6 reviews
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We eat at Otto's every time we're in Galena. The food is always fantastic and the service is always friendly and quick. Otto's has an extensive wine list and your host John is very knowledgeable about everything on it! They also have wonderful cocktails. The restaurant atmosphere is modern yet comfortable and relaxed and you're welcome to enjoy an after... More 

Thank Jean N
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Jean! We appreciate your comments and are so happy that you enjoy spending time with all of us at Otto's! Looking forward to your next visit! John More 

Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This was our firs stop in Galena. The food was good the staff was friendly and what I like about it is that across the railroads there is the park parking. We left the car there walked to main st. and didn't have to worry about getting a parking ticket or finding parking. The walk was pleasant as well.

Thank G L
Chicago, Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

A great breakfast place just 4 block from Grant's house. They have a very good restaurant and the servers were excellent too. Their sausage patties are made locally and they're delicious. Also try the toasted rye bread, better than the wheat. The potatoes were a little more singed than I like but acceptable. Still, it's a great place.

Thank blackburn99
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this review

We appreciate your review! We always strive to offer great service along with a great product. Thanks for joining us at Otto's! More 

Urbandale, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Very harsh to groups of scouts that come for U.S. Grant pilgrimage. Perhaps good for visiting couples or locals. Hearing from groups of leaders leaving, we had no desire to attempt to bring our boys in there to eat. That's unfortunate because instead we spent about $100 at a local pizzeria.

Thank BenRunsWithScissors
Lockport, Illinois
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178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We love having dinner at Otto's! The food is excellent and the menu options are always interesting. They post them on their website for the month. Save room for dessert!

Thank lovetochill10
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this review

We love having you join us for dinner! As you know our dinner menu changes monthly and we always try to offer something different and unique! Dan makes all of the desserts from scratch, so YES, save room! Thanks again! JOhn More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

We were told to be sure to visit Ottos by the woman who checked us in at our resort. We were impressed by the menu and the laid back atmosphere. Service was quick and attentive. We each ordered a quiche. Mine was veggie and my husband had a ham and cheese and broccoli quiche. While both were good they were... More 

Thank wfbsg
Galena, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Traveling across the river to Otto's is well worth it. The food was over the top excellent!!! There were 4 in our party, all ordering different entrees, can't decide which was best. Limit menu, changes often, can't go wrong!!!

Thank Karen Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-0240
Breakfast and Lunch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?