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215 Diagonal St, Galena, IL 61036-2240
+1 815-776-9925
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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215 Diagonal St, Galena, IL 61036-2240
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a light lunch here, very good authentic Mexican food. Service was great and very friendly, Cute, quaint restaurant. Highly recommend anytime of the day. A bonus - the Margaritas were excellent!

Thank UNIPanther2018
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We had dinner with a group of folks. The food wasn't too bad, but there was SO much garlic in the dishes, it was overboard. This new place is touted as fine dining. I would consider the food 'good' but not fine dining. Service was...More

Thank penguin4836
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We were a group of 3 eating on a Monday night. Only one table of customers were in the restaurant. We had margaritas and the fajita combo. 2 out of 3 glasses drinks were served in were broken with a crack down the side. Food...More

Thank Goosehumter
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Went here on a Tuesday and expected it to be empty, but lo' and behold all but one table was occupied. Prior to arriving my husband phoned regarding their menu items. The owner answered, asked what we were specifically looking for, when we would be...More

Thank laura c
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Absolutely the biggest Burrito I have ever had and it was also the best. Juan is an excellent chef and you won't be disappointed. Wide assortment of Mexican beers and tequila add to the success of Ayalas

Thank _snapshot2
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The margaritas were good, but very small. The rice was served with green beans, peas and carrots. The beans had american cheese on them. The food was not nasty, just very catered to the American palate.

Thank Cheyenne B
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Ate at Ayala our first night in Galena. We were actually looking for a different restaurant but they were closed. We had a hard time finding it because it is off the beaten path. Once you find it though it is well worth it. It...More

Thank Cathie P
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Taco Tuesday had $1.50 'street' tacos. Rest of the menu seemed very pricey, however Galena is high priced overall. The margarita I got was awful! Very full of mix, purchased a Modelo to add to it to cut that taste. Salsa served with chips was...More

Thank Doria S
Reviewed 24 May 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Galena. It's a quaint place run by Chef Juan. He is are always polite, friendly and fun. Taco Tuesday is a great deal - $2.00 tacos and $3.50 margaritas. Chef Juan makes his dishes from scratch. The...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

If you are in galena, this is the place to be. The guacamole and chips it's delicious. The service outstanding they make us feel like home. Love the place definitely we will back

Thank Marcos C
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Diagonal St, Galena, IL 61036-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-9925
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