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The Market House Restaurant

204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
+1 815-777-0690
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab louis” (26 reviews)
“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat in the garden room, much quieter than main dining room. Peggy-one of the owner was our server. We both had the Cabernet Burger which came with Crab Louis salad. The burger was very good, the salad was even better.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service and food at this restaurant is always top quality! Have eaten here 4 or more times and I am never disappointed. Friendly staff, fast service, and most importantly top quality delicious food. Their cold plates are just fabulous for a light lunch when...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good, prices fair. But when we were almost finished with our meal I overheard a conversation the waitress was having with a local patron. They were discussing Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Harvey. She said"I think of it as weeding out undesirables, you...More

Thank ReneeCarlson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've visited Galena yearly, and always make sure we go to this restaurant. You can count on friendly service and very good food. We've had several of the menu items and have never been disappointed.

Thank luvntiedye
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just ate here and we were very pleased. My wife had a BLT which they prepared to her satisfaction while I had a Rueben. The Rueben was one of the better ones that I have had. It was well-proportioned and very tasty. We topped of...More

Thank Moondog24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had a delightful lunch in this small diner type restaurant run by three sisters. Service was good and food fine.

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended by a local shop. What a great choice. One of the best home-cooked meal ever. I had the meatloaf and mashed potatoes. They were the real deal. Everything is made from scratch and you could tell in the taste. My teenager...More

Thank marybT5775QN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in one of the oldest buildings in Galena, the Market House Restaurant at 204 Perry Street, on the cobblestones directly off Main Street at 120 North Main, has been serving delicious lunch and dinner fare for over 30 years. Originally established in 1982 at...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Our family of 5 had dinner this past weekend here. It was some of the best food I had in a long time! My husband's steak was cooked perfectly, the ribs just fall off the bone and are delicious, and the seafood platter was outstanding...More

Thank Emily_Jane_144
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is the 2nd time Ive been to Galena and I love it! 1st time I went by motorcycle with friends last year. Really enjoy the nostalgia. As for the Market House it was a Awesome affordable place to dine in. It is run by...More

Thank Art J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Perry St, Galena, IL 61036-2268
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0690
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At The Market House Restaurant we focus on the dinner table with homemade food like mom and grandma use to make. We are Family Run by three sisters and a brother and enjoy helping others to share in their good times. We hope you enjoy our quaint and friendly atmosphere and that your experience is one you'll never forget.
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