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Perry Street Brasserie

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124 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036-2210 (Perry Street)
+1 815-777-3773
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, IL
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While this restaurant had been written up in the Chicago area, it is nevertheless quite a trek from Chicago our to Galena. However I would say that it was worth the trip. While the dining room is much cozier than anticipated, the service and the food were superb. The server provided great insight and advice on the menu items. My... More 

Thank Ledyard
Apple River, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific food and service! I have eaten there many times and will go back again! 1st learned about the place in USA Today paper several years ago!

Thank finleyjj
Schaumburg, Illinois
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our meals were excellently cooked, however the amount of pepper applied can be correlated directly to the price. Sadly when the server was informed that the dish was over peppered and the vegetables were uneatable. The only resolution was an explanation of the pepper mixture and who has performed the task. There was no offer to replacement vegetables.The cook graciously... More 

Thank Andrea B
Chicago, IL
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We had not visited Perry Street for over ten years. The last visit was during our first visit to Galena in 2005. The quality of the food is still very good. The salads were very fresh and topped with homemade dressings. The bleu cheese dressing was fantastic. The crab cake appetizer was just okay, but the entrees were impressive. I... More 

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Morton, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Excellent Service but pricey. Food was good but the chef's spice mx was over peppery making some food too spicy for me to eat. Would try the restaurant again.

Thank Smather2013
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1,328 reviews
705 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had heard good things about this restaurant located a block off of the main street and were looking foreword to a special dinner. We had a reservation so our table was ready. Service was pleasant and friendly. Atmosphere could be called romantic if the food was better. Thought the menu looked good, but when the food arrived it was... More 

Thank CDM49
Oakland, Nebraska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The pizza was outstanding and the atmosphere on their terrace was perfect for a late evening conversation with family.

Thank Rose J
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic find! With a table of 9 in a quaint and intimate space, I wasn't sure how it would turn out... The atmosphere was welcoming, the staff friendly and accommodating, and the food was wonderful! We truly enjoyed the mussels, tuna and crab cake appetizers by all. Personally, I ordered the filet with demi-glaze, and an extra thick... More 

Thank Steven T
Madison, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food was divine, the service superb, and the chef.??..!! Here's the story: We arrived for our 6:00 p.m. reservation about 10 mins. early and were seated immediately. There was only one other couple in the restaurant, but it was a Tuesday in mid-Sept. so I would not expect it to be crowded. It was my birthday and we had... More 

2 Thank iamasuiseki
Huntley, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

The menu was very interesting and the specials were fantastic. Dont miss the desserts!! Unfortunately the chef is retiring in december. Make sure you get there before its over. The chef was lovely and visited with us. It was all I had hoped for

Thank Rita B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
International, European, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 N Commerce St, Galena, IL 61036-2210
    (Perry Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3773

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