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The Courtyard Restaurant

DeSoto House Hotel, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2274
+1 815-777-0090
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (11 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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DeSoto House Hotel, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2274
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We went into the DeSoto House to see the beautiful lobby. The woman at the desk was so nice and informative--took our picture on the stairway. she recommended the restaurant for lunch. We all had the Italian roast beef. It was devine and the service...More

Thank szymanskimom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food service a crusted walnd atmosphere were first rate, Pretzel crusted walleye was excellent. The scallops prepared just right, and the cheese cake was divine.

Thank Manfred A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great space with plenty of history going for it and documented on the surrounding walls. We had breakfast which was included with our stay and it was more than one would expect at a hotel breakfast.

1  Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our breakfast server totally ignored us for a very long time, before finally coming over. The house-made chocolate milk was bitter. One omelet came out cold, so we had to ask to have it heated; they did so, but the hash browns were still cold....More

Thank Reiner S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were staying at the DeSoto and had breakfast at the Courtyard Restaurant. The meals were very large portions. The french toast is made with cinnamon bread and they have pretty much anything you would want for breakfast.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Interesting ambiance in lovely lunch location inside the Desoto Hotel. I had French salad, which was tasty and generous. Found the service to be sketchy, however. Friend had to ask for soup a couple times. Waiter seemed distracted.

1  Thank stardust1229
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here with friends and was impressed with the overall experience!! The sausage and eggs were great and the atmosphere was like no other. The history of this place is worth checking out and while you're there, grab a great meal!!

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We love easting breakfast at the Courtyard! We have been there several times and have always enjoyed our breakfast there! On this visit we tried their Sunday Brunch and it was fabulous! They offered a wonderful variety of food and the service was excellent! Cannot...More

Thank Sugars4
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast buffet one day and ordered from the menu on other days. The buffet offered something for everyone, from fresh fruit and veggie salad to multiple hot dishes. There was a cook to order egg station as well as an extensive...More

Thank set2go52
Reviewed 11 August 2017

As part of our room package. Good selection of choices, food was hot and brought out timely. Our server, Chloe ws very attentive and a real sweeheart. Our every need was taken care of in a timely manner with a smile! Great job!

Thank Kim Y
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Travelingfamily618
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: DeSoto House Hotel, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2274
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0090
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