Jo Daviess County is full of great places for American dining. During your visit, make sure to check out some of the amazing American restaurants in Galena/Jo Daviess County! Whether you are in the mood for a mouth-watering burger, a delicious wrap, sandwich, the finest steak, pork chops or fresh seafood, you will find excellent American food in this small town!

Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill in The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

866-284-7474 – 9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

Rich interior handcrafted in Ireland. Hand-cut steaks/chops, salmon, shepherd’s pie, traditional fish ‘n’ chips. Outstanding wine selection; great draft beers.

Big Bill’s Sandwich Shop

888-768-5050 – 301 N. Main Street, Galena, IL 61036

Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar proudly serving Chicago’s Famous Metropolis Coffee. Located in the Historic Logan House building

Black Hawk Run Golf Course

815-297-2412 – 3501 S. Golf Rd., Stockton, IL 61085

Manny’s Pizza & Tacos, located on-site, dishes up their classics; plus a full menu, fish fry Fridays, prime rib Saturdays.

Bottle Shed

815-947-2352 – 320 E. North Ave. (US Hwy 20), Stockton, IL 61085

Homemade pizzas. Tuesday Taco Night, roasted chicken on Wed., Thurs., plus Sat. & Sun., Friday fish dinners, Saturday prime rib.


815-745-2800  –  143 E. Main St., Warren, IL 61087

Old-fashioned phosphate sodas, malts, shakes, sundaes and 16 flavors of Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, plus burgers, hot dogs & sandwiches.

Charlie’s Place

815-591-3501  –  213 Jefferson St., Hanover, IL 61041

All-day breakfast; homemade soups/specials; Thursday all-you-can-eat chicken; Friday all-you-can-eat walleye; Saturday, ribs. Sunday-Tuesday, 7-2; Wednesday-Saturday, 7-8; Sunday, 8-1.

Checo’s Family Restaurant & Pizzeria

815-947-3240 – 642 S. Main St., Stockton, IL 61085

All-day breakfast, homemade soups, affordable home-style cooking, Mexican day on Thursday, fish fry Fridays. Open daily at 6 a.m.

The Corner Tap

815-947-2067 – 128 N. Main St., Stockton, IL 61085

Homemade pizza, appetizers, sandwiches, soup and much more! Great beer selection, including darks and imports. Outdoor beer garden.

The Courtyard Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

800-343-6562  –  230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Lovely four-story atrium serving breakfast daily. Join us for lunch (Sat. & Sun.) and for our wonderful brunch on Sunday.

Eat at the Cove in Galena, ILThe Cove Restaurant

815-492-2700  –  14A158 Canyon Club Dr., Apple River, IL 61001

Casual lakeside dining featuring everything from appetizers to steaks. Open for lunch and dinner from April to November. Beautiful views!

Culver’s of Galena

815-777-9401 – 11371 Oldenburg Ln., Galena, IL 61036

Culver’s brings the often forgotten hometown values of quality and customer service to neighborhoods throughout the country!

Durty Gurt’s Burger Joynt

815-776-9990  –  235 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Great food, GREAT service, reasonable prices and a fun atmosphere.

eating at eagle ridge resort in galenaEagle Ridge Resort & Spa – Woodlands Restaurant & Lounge

800-892-2269  –  444 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

The Woodlands features Midwestern regional favorites in a comfortable room with spectacular lake views. Enjoy fresh seafood, aged steaks, pastas.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa – Woodstone Restaurant

800-892-2269 – 109 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Enjoy spectacular views of The General golf course and countryside while at Woodstone Restaurant; Midwestern cuisine in a casual atmosphere.

Galena Brewing Company

815-776-9917 – 227 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Brewery/restaurant, beer tastings, soups, sandwiches, wraps; brewery tours, gift shop, live music. Open 4 p.m., Monday – Thursday, 11 a.m., weekends.

The Generals’ Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

800-343-6562  –  230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Named in honor of Galena’s nine Civil War generals, this restaurant offers casual dining with Galena’s ambiance/historic charm.

Gobbie’s Sports Pub Pizzeria

815-777-0243 – 219 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Featuring homemade Chicago-style thin, pan, stuffed pizza in a friendly, sports pub. Plasma TVs. Karaoke. Live entertainment nightly. Outdoor patio.

Eat at Galena's Goldmoor InnGoldmoor Dining

815-777-3925  –  9001 Sand Hill Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Simple elegance describes this dining experience. Unmatched Old World décor, diverse wine cellar, premier service complements our chef’s creative cuisine.

Green Street Tavern & Restaurant at DeSoto House Hotel

800-343-6562  –  230 S. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Serving your favorite cocktails, snacks, sandwiches, salads, dinners. Hand-cut steaks to fresh seafood. Enjoy our dining room, tavern, outside patio.

Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

815-777-1830 – 9919 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, IL 61036

“Good times to be together.” Pizza, pasta, sandwiches, and more. Lots of family-fun redemption games. Lunch smorgasbord & Sunday brunch.

J.M.’s Tap

815-747-7730 – 7625 N. Menominee Rd., East Dubuque, IL 61025

Country tavern restaurant. Family owned and operated for more than 60 years, specializing in homemade pizza and a friendly atmosphere.

JJ & Freddie’s

815-947-2798 – 211 W. North Ave. (US Hwy 20), Stockton, IL 61085

Home-cooked food in a fun atmosphere featuring steaks, burgers, seafood and the area’s best pizza in a unique log building.

L.A. Drive In

815-947-2312 – 216 E. North Ave. (US Hwy 20), Stockton, IL 61085

Offering a large menu of fast food items, countless ice cream choices. Something for everyone, just how you like it.

The Market House Restaurant

815-777-0690  –  120 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Galena’s best kept secret, overlooking downtown! Serving lunch and dinner Monday-Saturday. Homemade food; steaks, salads, seafood, burgers. Full bar.

McDonald’s Restaurant

815-777-2600 – US Hwy 20 & Irvine St., Galena, IL 61036

Great parking; large seating area with patio seating; large bathrooms; bus driver eats free with 20 people. Free WiFi available.

Mid-Town Marina

815-747-3310  –  285 5th St., East Dubuque, IL 61025

Full-service marina, restaurant and lounge on the Mississippi River in East Dubuque. Open year round. Closed Monday & Tuesday, Oct.-May.

Old School Saloon

815-845-8140 – 311 Provost Ave., Scales Mound, IL 61075

Historical and original, the Old School Saloon offers a welcoming atmosphere with drinks and tasty food served with a smile.

The Olde Hotel

815-745-9966  –  108 S. Railroad St., Warren, IL 61087

Casual/elegant dining in a 150-year-old hotel. Off the beaten path, worth the drive! Home of M&H BBQ. BBQ done right!

One Eleven Main

815-777-8030  –  111 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Great chefs working with local producers to provide the flavor of Galena’s culinary past, present and future. Local flavor cuisine.

Otto’s Place

815-776-0240 – 100 Bouthillier St., Galena, IL 61036

Otto’s Place is the off-Main Street alternative for locals & tourists seeking a quiet, peaceful retreat with exceptional, unique food.

Paradise Bar & Grill

815-777-3245 – 205 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Specialty burgers, salads, pizzas, great selection of craft beers, wines, and liquors. Children’s menu. Sunday breakfast buffet. Video gaming.

Stella’s Cafe & Catering

815-947-2080 – 100 N. Main St., Stockton, IL 61085

Offering excellent ambiance, exceptional food and decadent desserts. Homemade soups, fresh-baked bread, BYOB. Catering available, too. Follow us at


815-777-4322 – 11358 Industrial Park Dr., Galena, IL 61036

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment.


815-947-9100 – 207 E. North Ave. (US Hwy 20), Stockton, IL 61085

Fresh subs and salads made to order. Party subs, platters and cookie platters available. Clean, friendly environment.

Sunset Grille – Chestnut Mountain Resort

800-397-1320  –  8700 W. Chestnut Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Perched high atop a wooded palisade overlooking the Mississippi, the restaurant features a 1,400-square-foot outdoor dining deck and breathtaking views.

Taste Country Marketplace

815-747-6656 – 14877 US Hwy 20 West, East Dubuque, IL 61025

Family-friendly restaurant serving you as much local, food, wine, beer and spirits as possible. Large banquet facility available.

The Summit – Chestnut Mountain Resort

800-397-1320 – 8700 W. Chestnut Rd., Galena, IL 61036

Enjoy sandwiches, pizzas or appetizers while overlooking the Mississippi River! Wide variety of beers. The place for food and fun!

Victory Cafe

815-777-4407 – 200 N. Main St., Galena, IL 61036

Casual cafe located in the heart of Galena’s Main Street, home-style food at hometown prices. Open daily, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

Welcome Inn

815-858-2254 – 102 N. Main St., Elizabeth, IL 61028

Great home-cooked comfort food, good atmosphere. Located in the middle of Jo Daviess County.

Woodbine Bend Championship Golf Course

815-858-3939  –  3500 E. Center Rd., Stockton, IL 61085

Offering hearty/healthy entrees. New, fresh menu. Monthly/weekly specials. Fish/seafood buffet, first Friday of month, prime rib Saturdays & specialty pizzas.


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