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Otto's Place

100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
+1 815-776-0240
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (31 reviews)
“quiche” (74 reviews)
“coffee cake” (22 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning, very busy place. We were able to share a table with another couple. They are very familiar with the area and gave lots of good advice. The service was very prompt, great server. The quiche was incredible! Whole wheat pancakes...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Mrs. And I decided to try here. Wow! What a great place we had the pleasure of eating breakfast there. We were asked if the bar top was ok which it was then we had the joy of being served by John the owner....More

Thank Kirk W
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful breakfast at Otto's place this past Monday morning and we cannot wait to go back again! The food was delicious, the service was fast, polite and super friendly and the atmosphere was charming and cozy! I loved the...More

Thank Sugars4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been coming to Galena for 35 years so we have seen restaurants come and go. But we think Otto's is here to stay as the quality is so consistent. The menu is very much Chef's choice but believe me.....the food...More

Thank Dreamingone
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Dreamingone, Thank you so very much for your kind review of Otto's! We appreciate your visiting us and hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again! John

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were enjoying a gorgeous fall drive and ended up in Galena, Illinois at Ottos Place. The Sunday menu wasn't large, but the food was real and lovingly made. I had brisket hash and it was buttery, crispy, and had just the right amount of...More

Thank cldeergirl
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

So glad you found us on your road trip to Galena! We make all of our hash and biscuits from scratch and we are so happy you enjoyed your visit! Thanks for taking your time to give us a review! John

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love road trips! You never know what wonders will pop up. We wandered into Galena and found Otto's. It was close to closing so we asked if they were still serving. Not a problem, come on in. We both had the veggie hash and...More

Thank CS124578
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Road trips are great and we are happy the road led you to Galena and Otto's! Wishing you Many more safe and happy road trips! John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been to Otto's in some time and happily the wonderful fresh food is as good or better than ever. I had a great spinach ginger salad and a cup of the homemade tomato soup. Both were very tasty.

Thank boot1973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Place, quality breakfast, lunch and weekend dinners.Fine cuisine, a good wine list and knowledgeable wine matching. Have been closed for vacation and remodeling but just reopened. Check website for hours and days.

Thank Mac K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place for breakfast. We had 10 people in our party. They were very organized, we ordered promptly, the food was delivered promptly, and everything was good. Great service as well. Would highly recommend.

Thank Barbara K
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Barbara!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talk about convenience. Otto's Place is the best place for breakfast in Galena and it isn't out of your way. Walk across the bridge from downtown Galena and stop at Otto's Place at 100 Bouthillier Street for breakfast, then proceed up the hill to the...More

Thank Taylor B
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
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Response from John S | Property representative |
Certainly! We have a great wine list and a full bar!
Karyn C
4 March 2017|
Response from John S | Property representative |
Yes we do.
Trish S
2 February 2017|
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Response from John S | Property representative |
We are open on Sundays from 7 am till pm. We serve breakfast and breakfast specials. Always a good idea to call ahead and get your name on our call list, especially for weekends! Thanks! John
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-776-0240
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