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Otto's Place

100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
+1 815-776-0240
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“quiche” (80 reviews)
“coffee cake” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was good, typical breakfast offerings. The restaurant itself was cute, and our server was friendly and efficient. The oddness was in seating. We arrived a little before 1:00 on a Friday (they closed at 2:00) in the off season, and asked for a table...More

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Otto’s has the best breakfast in the region. Egg and quiche dishes excellent, sweet roll/cinnamon buns are tantalizingly tempting, French toast out of this world but the corned beef hash with eggs (I always do poached) is not to be beat. I only wish they...More

Thank jbedfordd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! A quiet and cozy place for lunch. My husband had the quinoa bowl and I had the quiche. They were both superb! We got to the restaurant about a half hour before closing and they didn't act rushed at all. Our sweet waitress was...More

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John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, we very much appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in town for a girls weekend. They had the best breakfast and coffee out of any other place we had stopped at for breakfast. It was the most expensive, but was worth it. Service was wonderful as well. Found out it is best to...More

Thank Angela W
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Greetings Angela! Thank you for your review! So happy that you enjoyed your visit with us! We hope to see you again on your next adventure to Galena! We wish you enough! John

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a nice anniversary weekend in Galena and before we went, I researched as usual on TripAdvisor also and that is how we decided to go to Otto's for breakfast. We enjoyed a great breakfast, omelette and pancakes were delicious! Otto's Place is a...More

Thank sandra n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to Galena. We are from Chicago and have tons of breakfast places at our reach, but this beats out all of them! The owner sat us and greeted us. They had wonderful specials and excellent service. I had...More

Thank CassPaige12194
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on us! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your meal and service! We hope to have you join us again on your next trip into Galena. As always, we wish you enough!...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

This was a cute little place off of the river by the park. My husband and I had breakfast here and everything was very good. The cinnamon swirl french toast was delicious. The service was good and the atmosphere was fun. Prices were what you...More

Thank Illinoisgirl89
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your joining us and we look forward to seeing you again! We wish you enough! John

Reviewed 12 February 2018

We visit Galena yearly for skiing and like to try different places to eat on each visit. We found Otto's through Tripadvisor while searching the "best breakfasts in Galena". We went on a Sunday morning and there was a short wait to seat 3, about...More

Thank MrsEEV
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I had the pleasure of eating here last year and it was so good I could t wait to go back and eat there again. I went for Saturday brunch and ordered a frittata with goat cheese, the frittata was dry and the goat cheese...More

Thank Francisco M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This place is, AMAZING. Service, Food, Value. I won't lie, I was a little suspecting when we pulled up at the building, however my trusty TripAdvisor said this was the place to go to, and it was absolutely right. Do not pass this place up....More

Thank Brandon K
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for your very kind review Brandon! It was truly my pleasure to be able to serve you at my counter! Our cinnamon rolls are made fresh in house and we only serve them on weekends. Dan, our co-owner and Chef...More

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Questions & Answers
30 November 2017|
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Response from Maureen S | Reviewed this property |
I️ don’t know about lunch but whatever time you go, I️ would call ahead and put your name on their waitlist. They don’t take reservations.
27 April 2017|
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Response from John S | Property representative |
Certainly! We have a great wine list and a full bar!
Karyn C
4 March 2017|
Response from John S | Property representative |
Yes we do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-0240
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