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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
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
Mackinaw, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good burgers in a relaxed atmosphere. Service was good and prices were within reason. We would eat there again

Thank ceyman72
Los Angeles
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was rated the best burger in town so we had to check it out- the milkshake alone was worth the trip!

Thank LizziH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious burgers and appetizers, fun and upbeat atmosphere! Definitely come here for a burger! Decor was quirky and neat! Prizes were reasonable.

Thank Kerrie B
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious burgers, hot wings, and Reese's shake. My wife and I actually split one burger, one shake, and cheese curds because their portions are huge. This was our second time here and we'd come back for a third.

Thank Atlas274
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good service at Durty Gurt's. Had Burgers and Boozy Shakes which and both were pretty good. Enjoyable, fun atmosphere, in an Ed Debevic's like setting.

Thank thmsedward
Milton, WI
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If this is the best burger in town, Galena has some work to do! In addition to my stomach aching (plus other stomach issues that I won't share with you) for 10 hours after I ate here I have the following comments....the owner is kind of a grouch and doesn't seemed to be very well liked by her staff. She... More 

1 Thank TinaS308
Management response:

The accusations that are made in this review are completely false. We follow all sanitation guidelines and FYI there's a trash can next to freezer. When the comment "we've been trying to get rid of that one for years" is made most people with a sense of humor get the joke. We do offer free Wifi and no one else... More 

Marion, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is clean, the staff is very friendly, we got our food fast and the burgers/fries were great!

Thank Angie P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in late sunday night. Our waitress was fantastic, friendly and attentive. The sandwiches were fantastic. Will come again

Thank Dawn O
Brown Deer, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the Halloween parade we went here because it was the only place we could get in. (Clue #1) We got a table right away (Clue #2) Our burgers came shortly after ordering (Clue#3) For a day when there were approx 40.000 extra people in town, it should have been a clue that this place was not crowded. Food tasted... More 

Thank Dennis G
Management response:

Well I don't know what time you came exactly but we were open from 11am - 9pm and served 856 people that day(387 of them between 4pm-9pm). We seat 125 people not including the few bar stools. We actually had such a long waiting list that we stopped taking names at 8:30pm. Our kitchen staff is one of the best... More 

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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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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?