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Otto's Place

100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
+1 815-776-0240
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (32 reviews)
“quiche” (82 reviews)
“coffee cake” (23 reviews)
American, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
100 Bouthillier St, Galena, IL 61036-2302
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We love Otto's and go as often as we can. Sweet potato hash, the daily quiche , the coffee cake of the day never disappoint. And the Boody Marys are delicious!!

Thank 754mimi1948
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We Love that you love us! Thank you!! John

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My two children (15 & 16 yrs old) and I ate a delicious gourmet breakfast with less than expected wait time. The hostess was very hospitable, waitresses were friendly and the breakfast/bar man was awesome! Cinnamon roll was unbelievably tasty, Bloody Mary had just the...More

Thank mdmom04
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your family is so much fun! Glad I got to meet Brian during your last visit! Hope you come often and join me at the counter! John

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated and for good reasons. The food was very good and very filling. The cinnamon role was a great appetizer followed by a variety of food for the family. Seating is limited to calling ahead by our daughter-in-law got is quickly...More

Thank travl4justus2
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We always recommend Calling Ahead, especially on weekends. Glad your daughter-in-law did so. We only make the cinnamon rolls on weekends, glad you were able to enjoy one. We hope you will visit again! John

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Went to Otto's for a Sunday breakfast. We had a little wait but not bad. I guess the thing to do here is to call ahead, as we heard the wait staff ask this several times. Anyway, the food was good and we had a...More

Thank juliemH9001WM
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Great food and outstanding service. We arrived not too long before closing time but we're not rushed at all. Everyone enjoyed their food. My daughter gave a thumbs-up to the pancakes, and she's a connoisseur. The food is fresh and special requests were easily accommodated.

Thank Happy2012005
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after a friend recommended it. Everything was beyond good, but the lemon cake was beyond compare. The lemon cake will be it’s Amy time we go there!

Thank crsurfer2000
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 8:15 AM a table just cleared with no one waiting but waitress said for 2 it would be a 30 min wait ... with a table wide open! There are only 6 tables in the place! I guess they don’t want business here....More

Thank mrobie
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

We take all reviews seriously that are accurate and have correct information. We have 5 tables on the first floor and seat 18, we have 6 tables on the 2nd floor and seat 21. We were full and had people in the lounge area waiting...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

We spent a long weekend in Galena the weekend of the Civil War Encampment and reenactment in April 2018. Found Otto's Place on TA and had great review. After eating lunch there the first day, I knew the reviews were spot on. Otto's is on...More

Thank linsmamabear
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

What a great review and we thank you very much! We are thrilled that you came so often to join us! Dan only makes the cinnamon rolls on weekends and I am happy you were able to enjoy one before we sold out! Please join...More

Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We went for breakfast on a cold, rainy Thursday in June. Our party of 6 was greeted warmly, we were seated upstairs and couldn't have been happier with the food and the service. Our friend (who was born and raised in Galena) recommended it. We'll...More

Thank JaniceCarolM
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you very much for your review! So happy you were pleased with your visit with us! We look forward to having you join us again! John

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

While touring the Galena area Ottos was reccomend to us. We were not disappointed. Great location, super nice staff and the menu has a wide variety of choices. We all had different meals and there was not one bad meal between the 6 meals. Highly...More

Thank Joe N
John S, Owner at Otto's Place, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you so much! We are a small establishment but we do try to provide a wide variety of choices and we are glad you were all able to try something different! Hope to see you again! John

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25 July 2018|
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Response from Joe N | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
29 November 2017|
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Response from Maureen S | Reviewed this property |
I️ don’t know about lunch but whatever time you go, I️ would call ahead and put your name on their waitlist. They don’t take reservations.
27 April 2017|
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Response from John S | Property representative |
Certainly! We have a great wine list and a full bar!
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View
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
  • E-mail
Breakfast and Lunch
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