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Goldmoor Dining

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9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341 (Black Jack Road)
+1 815-777-3925
17:30 - 22:00
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Thu - Mon 17:30 - 22:00
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent food and service. Owner and chef both came by to chat. An upscale restaurant that still maintains a "homey" feel--very rare. Housed in a chateau style bed and breakfast. Lovely views from many tables. Intimate atmosphere.

Thank William S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner was excellent. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable. All other staff were courteous and friendly. Breakfast was just okay. Lovely views of the Mississippi.

Thank Nora B
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202 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We weren't sure where we were going at first as there is literally no signage for the front entrance, GPS didn't want to lead us to the correct place either but a quick phone call cleared that all up for us. Once we were seated the deliciousness began! Every course was pretty great and we enjoyed ourselves for almost 2... More 

Thank KatherineNoel
Quad Cities
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We returned to our favorite B and B, The Goldmoor for a pre-Christmas get away. We have never stayed in the Turret and it was a lovely space. We have enjoyed dinner at the Goldmoor before, but this new chef duo is raising the bar! I had Beef Wellington that was outstanding! We enjoyed the Beet salad and the bruschetta... More 

Thank travelling-du0
Forest Park, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The Goldmoor Inn is a hidden treasure nestled away in Galena, IL. This quaint location is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. You will not have to leave for your meals as the food is superb for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Thank Belinda J
Palatine, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

This intimate restaurant has fabulous views from any table and outstanding meals! Each one is individually prepared by their own master chef who turns his passion for food into a delectable art form.

Thank mindyziemke
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Dear Mindy, thank you for sharing your dining experience. We are happy that you enjoyed the evening and hope you will visit us again. More 

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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our recent stay and dining experience was on Friday, October 28, 2016, with a seating in Chef Carlos's kitchen! It was a surprise for my husband for our 29th anniversary, and is an additional $50 to sit in the kitchen. A huge royal table was set up with large comfy chairs facing the chef and his kitchen. We enjoyed spiced... More 

Thank Kathleen L
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen, thank you for sharing your Chef's Table experience. It was a wonderful evening and we are so happy that you enjoyed the experience. More 

Appleton, Wisconsin
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99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us were in Galena for a wonderful weekend! Our friends had been to the Goldmoor previous and highly recommended! We made an online reservation for dinner! This is an Inn with beautiful accommodations! We only came for the dinning experience but got information for future stay! The trip from Galena to the Goldmoor was beautiful and very rural!... More 

Thank mpg0815
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Dear MPG0815, thank you for the nice recital of your Goldmoor dining experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and hope you will visit us again in the future. More 

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Wonderful dinner with first class service. We highly recommend and we are looking forward to our next visit!

1 Thank byrne48
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this review

Dear Byrne48, thank you for your nice comments and we look forward to welcome you again. More 

Eland, wi
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

2nd review of the same place because management responded to our review. They state that they took off 50% of our bill. That is completely false and impossible. They would not recognize nor acknowledge that anything was wrong with my beef Wellington. I realize it is one of their most popular dishes but when it is bad, it is bad.... More 

2 Thank Linda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
    (Black Jack Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3925
Unmatched Old World decor, a diverse wine cellar, and premier personal service are all complemented by our chef"s creative cuisine. Enjoy dining in one of our cozy booths or elegant tables with breathtaking views overlooking the Mississippi River.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?