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Goldmoor Dining

9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
+1 815-777-3925
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (45 reviews)
“salmon” (17 reviews)
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9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first dining experience at The Goldmoor, but not our last. Everything about our evening was excellent--from being greeted at the front desk, to our wonderful waitress Ashley, to the owners stopping by to make certain all was well. All the staff was...More

1  Thank Susan F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had gotten this from our kids for our anniversary. We had a great time and it was a great experience. The room was great and the dining was amazing. My husband had a steak and it the best he has ever had. When you...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the Halibut served on a bed of risotto. It was fantastic. Most impressive was the view from our table and the sunset over the ridge.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Had the best chicken ever, so I had to go back for the Hangar Steak on my last night at Goldmoor Inn.

Thank Randall M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

While it is a pretty winding road to get there, it is well worth the trip. It is about ten minutes from Galena, and when you arrive, the view is spectacular of the Mississippi River and the valley. We had a private room and had...More

Thank James G
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Dear James, thank you for your wonderful and thoughtful comments about your Goldmoor experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner the sunset and the ambiance. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

Beautiful location. First-class cuisine precisely plated. Breathtaking views. Accommodating staff. Highly Recommend - Worth the money and the drive!

Thank Kschippy
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Kschippy, thank you for sharing your Goldmoor experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed the ambiance and the culinary offerings. We look forward to welcome you again for a delicious meal.

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoy traveling and eating all over the world. We are always in search for the perfect getaway that combines elegance, charm, hospitality and grace with an over the top dining experience. When recently relocated to eastern Iowa, we were concerned we would not be...More

Thank Maria L
goldmoor, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Dear Maria and Tim, we so much appreciate your wonderful compliments and we enjoy your many visits, talks and sharing experiences. You have truly become family over the last year and we are looking forward to your next over night visit.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We went on Thursday evening; we were staying at one of the cabins. A nice restaurant with a nice view.

Thank Steve D
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you Steve for sharing your cabin experience at the Goldmoor. A place to relax and rewind. We hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Give it a try you won't be disappointed. Make a reservation!! My wife and I highly recommend this place for dinner, we had the Salmon and a bottle of wine. Go hungry and bon appetit.

Thank AmyTina
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Dear Amy thank you for sharing your dinner experience.We are delighted that you enjoyed Chef Paul's culinary skills. We hope to see you again soon for another wonderful meal.

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The Inn is so beautiful. It overlooks the Mississippi and rolling hills of Galena. Service was impeccable, drinks fabulous, and of course the food was amazing. Worth every penny! I would love to go back and try the chefs special now. The owners make you...More

Thank jmrabchenia
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Dear jmrabchenia, thank you for sharing your Goldmoor dining experience. We agree the views and sunsets are spectacular and we are happy that you had a chance to enjoy it.It is our goal to provide the best experience possible while at the Goldmoor. It looks...More

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Ashley M
28 August 2015|
Response from goldmoor | Property representative |
Ashley, thanks for your inquiry, yes we have the beautiful Timberland log cabin where we allow one pet. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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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