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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • 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 5 days ago

My boyfriend & I enjoyed Xcelerate and The Danny Parker Project on Friday Night... They were very good!! & then Dueling Pianos on Saturday night. Very Entertaining!!

Thank Janeen L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Happened to be here on St Patrick’s Day to see the Windy City Dueling Pianos. Great food and local brews.

Thank Karen662
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food. Great beer! We had the hummus plate for an appetizer. Very good homemade hummus. For lunch we split the roast beef pita sandwich. Left totally full. Try the seasonal beer. Order a flight of beers to try.

Thank Dustau N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great brews at a good price. Not busy and the bartender was awesome. Cool atmosphere and will definitely return.

Thank sclabrl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This local brewery turns out new beers each season and keeps a great set of it's regular beers on tap. Annabelle's IPA is a favorite. They have good bar food - nachos are a great app, the beer cheese soup is good too. Oh and...More

Thank Dregne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the craft beer here - the hefeweizen was outstanding! Nice setting and I bet the place is hopping when there's live music.

Thank skc0614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was great. We loved the live music each night! The staff was very friendly and they are what made this place! Oh and the beer was good!

Thank KK C
Reviewed 16 February 2018

My husband really like the beer here but I would say the food is average, about what you would expect from a brewing company.More

Thank Illinoisgirl89
Warren B, Owner at Galena Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are happy that you took the tiime to write a review about your visit to the Galena Brewing Company. Nice to hear that your husband enjoyed the beer, but unfortanately you thought the food was just average. We are in the process of unveiling...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

My favorite brewery North of the Quad Cities. Cool building. Good service. Hot food. Cold beer. That is not too much to ask for and GBC gets it done. Staff has always been helpful and attentive. Its just a cool, casual place. I have been...More

Thank Brandon K
Warren B, Owner at Galena Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Greetings Brandon K! Thank you very much for the nice words. We are so happy that you make it to our brewery when you're in the area. We look forward to seeing you next time you are in town. Kindest Regards and thanks again!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

First of all, service was AMAZING! You can tell that they put their all into the whole experience. We had the chicken skewers, beer cheese nachos, philly cheese steak flatbread, pulled pork, beer cheese soup, pretzels and beer cheese. All was so delicous and not...More

Thank stephaniekristin
Warren B, Owner at Galena Brewing Company, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

We are so glad that you had a wonderful experience and you had a chance to share it! I have shared your review with our staff members so they can read about your visit as well. We look forward to seeing you next time you...More

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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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