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Goldmoor Dining

9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
+1 815-777-3925
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dinner service was excellent, our waitress was very attentive and the food was fabulous. If you are staying at the inn or just looking for a fantastic dinner Goldmoor Inn is the place to go

Thank whistl22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Often times you forget to frequent restaurants in your own backyard. Goldmoor is a wonderful restaurant with outstanding food, views and service. We were lucky enough to meet the Chef, Josh and to taste his wonderful offerings. Our wait staff was attentive but not overbearing...More

Thank HawkValleyInnkeeper
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Hawk Valley Innkeeper, thank you for your wonderful comments on your recent dining experience at the Goldmoor. We appreciate your comments and are delighted that you enjoyed the evening. Please come visit again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a must if you want the best food. Exec. Chef Joshua Roberts is a culinary master.

Thank nukebear
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Nukebear, thank you for your great comment and accelades for Chef Josh. We enjoyed having you dine in the kitchen and sharing. Please come visit again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Trip Advisor to help us find this gem. The food was excellent. The service staff was helpful choosing our entrees. The views facing the Mississippi River bottom were picturesque. The place and service had a European feel. They let you take your time...More

Thank Jim D
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jim, thank you for sharing your dining experience. We appreciate your feed back and are glad that we could accommodate you. We hope you will visit again for another great experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Goldmoor dining experience started off leaving me with a bad taste in my mouth. However, the food was so incredible and the service that we received from the wait staff was wonderful. When we arrived at the Goldmoor we were greeted by an incredibly...More

Thank nwag1224
Reviewed 15 April 2018

An amazing dinner at Goldmoor including the owners, bird feeder entertainment, hostess, wait staff, choice of music and overall atmosphere. And then there was the food which was over the top excellent. A must visit for a meal and I believe overnight.

Thank julielr77
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear julielr77, thank you for your complimentary words about your Goldmoor experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience and hope you will visit again.

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

foie gras was very good. Owner was very friendly and the view was great. Road leading there is very scenic

Thank Doug S
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Doug, thank you for sharing your Goldmoor dining experience. We are happy that you enjoyed the food, views and scenery. We hope to be of service again in the future.

Reviewed 1 April 2018

Wonderful dining experience. Weekend getaway with my daughter and found this Inn/Restaurant recommended on Trip Advisor. Did NOT disappoint! The property is beautiful! Looks like a castle!! The food was outstanding. Best crab cake I've ever had! The beef wellington was delicious! Desert (bread pudding)...More

Thank Jen C
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Jen, thank you for sharing your dining experience at the Golmoor.We are delighted that you enjoyed your dinner for the special occasion. Please do come visit us again for another wonderful meal.

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Wow! I'm so glad we discovered this restaurant. There service was exceptional and the food was fabulous. I had the beef Wellington, it was made to perfection. We will definitely be returning . Next time we are in Galena we also plan on staying here....More

Thank jaredsgirl
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Dear jaredsgirl, thank you for sharing your dining experience and we are looking forward to welcome you as our guest when you return next time to Galena.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

The beef wellington specialty is to die for. I eat plenty of steaks in joints all over WI and NV, and this is one of my favorites. The service is impecable and the views of the river are gorgeous. My wife and I love this...More

Thank Robert M
Birgit R, Owner at Goldmoor Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Robert thank you for your nice review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to see you again soon.

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Questions & Answers
20 March 2018|
Response from Birgit R | Property representative |
Hi Jared, the dress code is nice- casual.We look forward to your visit. Thanks Birgit Radin
Ashley M
28 August 2015|
Response from goldmoor | Property representative |
Ashley, thanks for your inquiry, yes we have the beautiful Timberland log cabin where we allow one pet. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$28
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9001 N Sand Hill Rd, Galena, IL 61036-9341
    (Black Jack Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3925
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Unmatched Old World decor, a diverse wine cellar, and premier personal service are all complemented by our chef"s creative cuisine. Enjoy dining in one of our cozy booths or elegant tables with breathtaking views overlooking the Mississippi River.
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