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Fried Green Tomatoes

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213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245 (Diagonal)
+1 815-777-3938
16:30 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:30 - 20:30
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Fri 16:30 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch after a day of shopping. We ordered the mussels as an appetizer. You had better be hungry! The dish was almost enough to be a main course all on its own. I had the lasagna and my fiance ordered the tuscan Mac & Cheese. We were pleased with the presentation and the tastes of each... More 

Thank Benjamin R
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun afternoon with friends. Enjoyed wine pizza and salad. Tomato soup was delicious. Loved the warm bread

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So hard to eat out being gluten free AND a vegetarian - this restaurant hit BOTH categories. And not just having to beg the kitchen to please help me - the items were ON THE MENU! To top it off - the food was fantastic. Guest had "normal" dinner and couldn't stop raving about the dinner. Would go back again... More 

Thank K7497DNnancyd
Des Plaines, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had pork osso buco that was fall off the bone amazing! Highly recoomend this place! Made reservations and they had us seated right on time.

Thank Mackatak
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time at Fried Green Tomatoes. We were so impressed with our food when we came for dinner that we came back the following day for lunch. Both meals started with their garlic parmesan bread with olive oil to dip and their house salad with homemade raspberry vinaigrette dressing. For dinner we had the porterhouse steak with... More 

1 Thank Alan D
Galena, Illinois
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, so we've reviewed this place before. And given it five stars before. Why? Because no matter where we dine anywhere in the world, Fried Green Tomatoes is always the standard we compare to. Last night, again, was no disappointment. It was a busy night, as one might expect in Galena on Thanksgiving weekend. We had a reservation but arrived... More 

1 Thank Milan B
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here on a recommendation of a friend, everything was excellent, no complaints. We had the Pork Osso Buco and Chicken Marsala.

Thank cindyx5
McHenry, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service and food was great. A must dining experience. The mile high meatloaf was awesome. I recommend making reservations it seems to be a top place in Galena

Thank Tinman206
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a crazy busy fall, we decided to find a quiet place for the two of us to hideaway for a few days. One of our favorite places to visit is Galena and we have found a new favorite place to stay when there. We chose the English Country Cottage for its advertised privacy, appointments, and views. We were not... More 

Thank JJTJ1982
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner and thought it would be expensive but it was pretty affordable. My meal plus we split a 1/2 bottle of wine was not quite $40. The waiter was friendly and even offered us a taste of a wine we weren't sure about. They also offer 1/2 bottles on some of there wines which is really nice... More 

Thank Patti D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3938
Fried Green Tomatoes proudly serves wonderful steaks and boasts a Wine Spectator Award winning wine menu. Outstanding service and an inviting atmosphere make Fried Green a must stop while in downtown historic Galena, Illinois. Fried Green Tomatoes is the place for steak, fresh scallops, and homemade lasagna. Reservations accepted. PLEASE NOTE: We are a multi-level dining facility in a historic downtown building. For the dining enjoyment for all of our guests, we do not provide highchairs or booster seats. Corkage fee $15.00 per regular sized bottle. We are a multi-level dining facility, please e-mail us at to request first floor dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?