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Galena Brewing Company

$$ - $$$American, ,
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
+1 815-776-9917
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
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Reviewed yesterday

Very clean place. Great food and drink. Went for the music expecting "bar food", and was pleasantly surprised to get fantastic dinner! Live music on the weekends. Saw a band all the way frim Chicago and they were fantastic!

Thank vacman12_
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was just walking downtown and decided to go in. Big place, huge bar. The have $5 appetizer specials after 8pm. Got the pretzels with cheese, yummy! Next night they had a band, 80's, they were GREAT!! Definitely a must try!

Thank cheermulligan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You have to try the curds..these are baked, not fried. They are absolutely delicious. Service was spot on.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wait staff was horrible, inattentive. Took forever to get attention, much less service and food. Didn't return after served, either. We were there for music primarily, which is the savior of this review. BEST MUSIC PLACE IN TOWN. Food pretty darn good. They just need...More

Thank Tree C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited in the middle of the afternoon. We were hoping just to grab a drink in between shopping. There was no room to sit, and there was an extra room that wasn't available for seating.

Thank Stacie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bryan and his staff did a wonderful job accommodating our group of 30 people for drinks and food! They were super easy to work with when planning our visit. They had the tap room available when we arrived. The bar in the tap room was...More

Thank WIGal165
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday afternoon-they had plenty of tv's to watch college football. They had four seasonal drafts as well as six staple drafts on tap to taste. The flights and food were well priced and staff was knowledgeable. Located in the heart...More

Thank Raken111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun place to step away from the shopping and have a great beer. We had lunch too and the food was very good. Family friendly place too. The Nut Brown Ale was excellent! All the beers we had were great. Would go back for...More

Thank mrscold
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Galena Brewing Company is a great place to just hang out. The place has pretty good bar food, but the beers were great. My favorite was the nutty brown. All three that i had were good but I prefer a brown malty beer and...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not eat here but visited the building where it is housed so are unable to give a review of the place

Thank cals2n
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Warren B
16 December 2014|
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Response from Warren B | Property representative |
We have live music most Friday's and Saturday nights from 8pm to 11pm (times do vary). If you have a look at our website you will see a list of upcoming live bands on the front page. Hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$14
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 N Main St, 227 North Main Street, 61036, Galena, Illinois, Galena, IL 61036-2217
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9917
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We are a local grassroots craft brewery using only the best of local ingredients...The only brewery in Galena, and the first to return to this historic brewing town in 80 years. We have six regular house brands on tap, and five to six seasonal and guest taps, regular & seasonal brews, best baked wings in Galena, salads and sandwiches menu & desserts. Kids menu too! We have taken strides to ensure that our table and bar service is excellent, and we are happy to report that our customer feedback now consistently reflects that quality. Brewery tours Friday at 5pm and Saturday at 11:30am. Beer tasting flights and full bar. Live music and dancing most weekends on a Friday and Saturday at 8pm. Football games on 82 inch and 55 inch screens with really cool surround sound. When the game is on...You are THERE man! We also have a 35 seat party room for hire.
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