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Chez Willy

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41 S Seminary St., Galesburg, IL 61401
+1 309-341-4141
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 13:30
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 21:30
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food is way over-priced, and they are definitely far from generous portions. A $10 glass of wine should have more than an inch in the bottom, and we shouldn't have had to wait 30 minutes to take our order and 45 minutes to get our food with only two other tables and three waitresses on staff. After waiting 20... More 

2 Thank Sarah B
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great food and drink. Staff was attentive and friendly. Nice atmosphere. I'll eat here again if in Galesburg.

1 Thank RattlesnakeCharlie
Macomb, Illinois
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My wife and I stopped in Saturday evening for supper. Service was VERY slow. We spent a good two hours there, and hurried up our final bill and didn't order dessert. Ordered an appetizer of crab cakes. Good, but very small (2 of them). I also ordered a caesar salad, which had a very strange off flavor. Neither of us... More 

Thank Eric R
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

First let me say what was positive the fries are awesome. They are thin hand cut not soggy at all. The lunch menu is very limited. The brie burger with onion and truffle mayo was so so. I would have rate it higher but the mayo didn't have the earthy flavor that I expected also the bun looked like it... More 

Thank Fred F
Loami IL
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Large group they handled well. Lots of different drink orders, different meal selections and picky people. Took it all in stride.

Thank micnmac
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Excellent food with a great atmosphere.The appetizers especially the calamari were delicious. The drinks were lovely.

Thank Amy W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have visited Galesburg a number of times for the last 40 years, but most recently a few weeks ago. It was a pleasant surprise to find this restaurant on the web and then be able to visit for three nights in a row. A small family run place in the main part of town with a remarkable menu. There... More 

Thank Bruce H
Mackinaw, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Turned out to be a great decision! The service was prompt and friendly. Cod Special that night was perfectly prepared and beautifully presented. My dining companions enjoyed the Scallops and Filet entrees as well. The Cakebread Chardonnay was the perfect wine selection with our dinners. Thank you Galesburg Holiday Inn Express for the recommendation! We will be back.

Thank Skip L
Galesburg, Illinois
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Great place for a quiet intimate dinner.Although children are welcome. The menu is varied for everyone's taste. The deserts are elagant.High price range but well worth it.

Thank CJH338
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner at Chez Willy which is a good small town restaurant. Four of us had 2 ribeye steaks, flatbread pizza and onion soup. The quality of the meat was disappointing but the flavors were good. We substituted asparagus for potatoes and this was a $4 up charge (no problem w/ this except were not told). With... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 13:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 S Seminary St., Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-341-4141

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