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Paradise Bar & Grille

) #34 of 50 Restaurants in Galena $$ - $$$ American, ,
205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
+1 815-777-3245
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good32%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“angus burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
$$ - $$$
205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Good place to go for a Sunday brunch. Place is anything but fancy. You'll eat well for a good price but don't expect good service; they tend to forget you after your first cup of coffee.

Thank deanabingham
Reviewed 19 February 2017

There's no sign visible from the outside on the sidewalk, or any other that I could locate that let's the patron know that only cash is accepted at this Mom and Pop-owned bar and grille located in downtown Galena, IL. That's the eye-opening realization that...More

Thank Joseph_Devereaux
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Server was good and friendly, we just had the bone-in wings and soft drinks. Very good, perfect heat and flavor. We would return and try the burger for sure!

Thank thbergs
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Wound up at the Paradise because everywhere else was closed. We walked into this sleepy looking bar for lunch and weren't expecting much. We were greeted by a gentleman who seemed to be the owner, a friendly man who was kind and attentive to my...More

Thank ChicagoJbrody
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The atmosphere is not high end but the food is good and well prepared. You also get a lot for your money. If you don't care about ambiance it is a great way to save money.

Thank Jojocola
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Food okay, service hours human and very pricey for the most part, much more impressed with Durty Gurts!

Thank Debbie F
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is your quintessential bar and grill. They have excellent burgers and again enjoyed mine very much. Something to note, they don't take credit, so be prepared to pay with cash.

Thank Matthew U
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Expecting something "paradise" or enjoyable had been our intent. Unfortunately, the Paradise Bar & Grille was very disappointing. The dining area is something out of a church basement or 70's restaurant (unintentionally retro.) The food is nothing special and it feels out of place in...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband had the burger which he said was very good. He loved the toasted bun. I had natchos supreme which was very good and huge.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Visited mid afternoon on Halloween for a bloody Mary and a little bite before the distillery tour. Had to wait a bit for beverage and food service, but one waited upon drinks snd food arrived promptly. Bloody Mary's were nicely done, had a small Potosi...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Grill, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-3245
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