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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
16:30 - 20:30
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Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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East Moline, Illinois
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ate here for lunch this past Saturday. All of us enjoyed our meal. I've never had a bad meal here. Will return again .

Thank jaredsgirl
ames ia
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The menu had so many interesting options, I had trouble deciding but selected the lobster ravioli which was excellent. Others in our group had salmon and the meatloaf and also raved. Bread that was served with the complimentary salad was flaky and delicious. The slice of lemon cake for dessert was big enough for 4 of us.

Thank 392ssf
Coal Valley, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly recommend the shuttle for large groups. They were awesome to work with and everyone had a great (and safe) time!! Great food and great service for the large group!

Thank Kelli K
New Lenox, Illinois
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The wife and I stopped in here for lunch. We split the fried green tomatoes and a flatbread. Both were delicious. The dinner menu looked a little pricey, but the food is worth it. Great service as well.

Thank Todd K
Riverton, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service were excellent. Would definitely go again. Best filet I've ever had. The pancetta and sweet pea risotto was great.

Thank connieloo
Elgin, Illinois
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sorry but everyone said this was a great place for dinner but we didn't enjoy our meal. The service was fine. But when my I made the error of ordering a very spicy pasta with seafood and couldn't eat it, my waiter asked if it was too spicy and I said yes. That was the end of it. At the... More 

Thank dk1234562015
Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the prime rib and it was very good. Waitstaff were attentive and hostess was very nice as well.

Thank Jeff M
Woodstock, Illinois
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is good, and the decor is slightly more formal than average, though not enough to need nicer clothes. Prices are a little higher, but then the menu is higher-end too. Food was delicious and we had no complaints.

Thank RadioRFD
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was okay. My daughter really wanted to try the fried green tomatoes, so we did, and the dish was okay. I embarrassed myself by choking on an enormous chunk of nearly-cracked pepper which sat, in wait, atop my salad. The decor was really quite fascinating as it looked like it had been in a burnt-out church with huge,... More 

4 Thank TheWisconsinFour
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I ate there last night, and it was fantastic. She had the Chicken Picatta and I had the Osso Buco--with beef carpaccio as an appetizer...All prepared and served as expected of a 5 star restaurant ..Would highly recommend!

Thank Chuck B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 35
Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?