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Otto's Place

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100 Bouthillier Street, Galena, IL 61036
+1 815-776-0240
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 07:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really liked the food, service and atmosphere at Otto's. It was very welcoming and the food was delicious. We'll be back!

1 Thank 27Stella63
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had long intended to eat at Ottos when visiting Galena, but due to the fact that their hours are limited to the morning, we had never been able to make it there. This trip we made sure to stop in. One of us had biscuits and gravy--outstanding. Unless you are very hungry would recommend the half portion. The other... More 

1 Thank JJTJ1982
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Half a dozen visits, half a dozen scrumptious breakfasts! Love the menu, so many options for vegetarian too. In Winter, wait for upstairs seating to avoid the draft when the door opens. There are comfy sofas to wait, while you sip a refreshing mimosa or snuggle a warm cup of coffee. Downside? I wish you could substitute ingredients on the... More 

Thank marlocm
Oakwood, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast tacos are great. Everything was good. The staff was nice and very helpful with tips for parking and shopping

1 Thank RODDAD
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live right up the street and love this place so be sure to save me a seat! On weekends there can often be a wait, but it is worth it! Lots of locally sourced foods from area farms. My favorite its the sweet potato hash. Quiches are great too as are the hearty takes on Eggs Benedict. The service... More 

Thank Dregne
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the short rib hash and Debbie had the. Bacon broccoli and Swiss quiche. Excellent! Be sure to start with a sweet roll or coffee cake! Best breakfast in Galena

Thank Mark S
Manhattan, Illinois
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed a lovely breakfast at Otto's. We were there early, just after 7 am, and we had the place to ourselves, which is not always a good time to be at a restaurant in our experience. Our food was superb, the coffee was hot, and our server was great. We shared our two meals and the... More 

Thank John P
Long Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Luckily we managed to get there before closing. Fresh and tasty, with better vegetarian options than i found in other places in town

Thank globalskygirl
New Lenox, Illinois, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found ottos just before they were closing for the day due to the big parade in town so only breakfast was available but it was a wonderful breakfast. My omelette was amazing and the quiche was also excellent. Fresh fruit that had a nice variety of fruits as well. I would certainly return!

Thank Colleen O
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place. Very nicely decorated, very popular and very clean. I had the sausage cheddar quiche and fruit. Great coffee, too! Server was wonderful and friendly. My friend had an omelette that was very good also. Be sure to read the card at the table about Otto.

Thank Connie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Bouthillier Street, Galena, IL 61036
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-0240
Breakfast and Lunch

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?