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The Courtyard Restaurant

DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
All hours
$$ - $$$
DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I started our day with breakfast here. He enjoyed the House Skillet. My Tuscan Omelette was a bit dry. The service was quite friendly and they kept my coffee mug full, which I very much appreciated.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A quaint breakfast place with a wide variety menu, all of which is well prepared. They offer Sunday brunch buffet. Consider it!

Thank Curt K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby and I ate here for lunch today. He got the BBQ pork sandwich w/ mac and cheese. He said that the barbecued pork was really yummy, the mac & cheese was nothing special. He also got the ham and bean soup (soup du...More

Thank Kara L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The Courtyard restaurant was an excellent choice for breakfast. I ordered the Apple Crisp french toast and a side of sausage. The food and service was perfect...no complaints!

2  Thank sos78
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We got here early Saturday morning so we were the only couple eating at the time. The omelettes and hash browns were great. Would eat here again. Would like to do the Sunday brunch one day.

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Great place for a quick breakfast. Lunch on the weekend was great also, as was the Sunday brunch. Very cheerful setting

Thank frauevi
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is the Desoto House Breakfast area, although you don't have to stay there to have a wonderful, filling meal. They offer a wide variety of breakfast options and the price is within reason. The food is fresh and the staff is courteous.

1  Thank trib_ona
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My husband and I got breakfast at the Courtyard Restaurant as part of our DeSoto House Hotel package. The food and the service are both great at this restaurant. My husband loved the sirloin steak with the eggs--as well as the gravy with the biscuit....More

1  Thank tks617
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were guests in the Desoto House Hotel over the New Years Eve Holiday Weekend. The Courtyard seems just as it says. It has the feeling of a Courtyard or Marketplace. You can see shops and the hotel rooms overlook the Courtyard. We were there...More

Thank Deanna P
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had the Sunday brunch while staying at the DeSoto House Hotel. The food was great, lots of choices, also a cooked to your request omelet station and a carving station which featured ham and roast beef. Also a number of desert choices.

Thank Nancy B
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4 April 2017|
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Response from Deanna P | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is a brunch buffet. They had several stations and items warming with chaffing stations. We didn't eat the buffet but had other meals like made to order breakfast. Food was all very good. 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 11:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
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