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Durty Gurt's

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-776-9990
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We weren't sure what to have for lunch while wandering the main street and came upon Durty Gurt's. We are very glad that we went in and had lunch. The atmosphere is quite fun, the service is excellent and food outstanding. Be prepared to get a large burger when you order and plenty of fries and the coleslaw is great!... More 

Thank ThefourMacs
Rock City, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So many fun choices and so much fun stuff to look at!!! he food is so very tasty! Waitstaff was helpful in making decisions and describing the food.

Thank renatahepler
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is my second review of Durty Gurt's. In my first review, I said that I was impressed with the burger options, but was unimpressed with the previously-frozen burger patties. This trip, we met some friends who chose the restaurant, and I was happily surprised to find excellent fresh burger patties! I had the Southwest burger and it was excellent.... More 

Thank Jason K
Management response:

Thank you so much for the second chance and the good review. In your previous review you said we used frozen patties. We have never used frozen patties but we did change our meat distributor in late June so you weren't wrong about the different taste. We are not perfect and I really do appreciate the constructive criticism (even though... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our server Tracey was really attentive and good but the host was overwhelmed and the bartender wasn't at his post for the longest time, slowing service. Had cheeseburgers that were nice and juicy. Fries were ok but a bit dry. Overall an average decent place.

Thank Don F
Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on a Tuesday afternoon in January when many places were closed. Joined several other diners, and both had sandwiches, Rueben and hamburger with fries. Both very good and price was average. Service was very good. An interesting place with lots of neat saying and interesting decor.

Thank Mary L
Peoria, IL
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute burger spot with a big menu. Service was friendly and prompt. The food was good for a burger place. Awesome sweet potato waffle fries! Many of the folks around us seemed to really be enjoying the milk shakes and root beer floats. The decor is fun and a bit quirky. I would think it is a great spot for... More 

Thank jlglatz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food for the price and excellent service . The burgers were huge and filling. Also, the fries and onion rings were good

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olive burger was tasty (and huge), fries were great too. Went at lunch and the kitchen was really fast.

Thank Jon L
Crown Point, Indiana
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stop here for lunch when we arrive. Good food selection, good wait staff and a full bar. The menu is quite diverse and portions are enough to share. The ambience is great, they have sayings on the wall to keep you entertained and laughing through the meal. I'm sure we'll continue going here every time we come to galena.

Thank charles h
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Burgars were awesome! Staff very friendly place was clean and fun atmosphere! We ate here twice and prices are reasonable!

Thank Tina P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9990

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