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233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
+1 815-777-2323
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread pudding” (49 reviews)
“sandwich” (44 reviews)
“soup” (34 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Soups, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We happened into Embe for a quick drink one night and got to meet the owner. We came back the next day for lunch because we enjoyed meeting her. We had the Mushroom soup which was amazing and the bread pudding!! Best bread pudding ever!!...More

Thank debbiemW3109KN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Embe is another go-to place for us when in Galena. Relaxed atmosphere,variety of cocktails and great food! Most recently, my husband had the soup of the day which was seafood chowder. His order came with a large bowl of chowder and delicious French bread. Another...More

Thank briscoegarza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us had a wonderful lunch in this restaurant bar. Service was excellent as was food. Highly recommend

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had 25 minutes to order, eat, pay our bill and get to the trolley! The service staff was quick, understanding, efficient and pleasant. Our food awesome, it arrived quickly, we ate fast and made it to the trolley on time! What a great staff...More

Thank beachliker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for some drinks and had a great time. Our server was friendly and took time to even joke around with us. The cucumber collins drink was amazing, we'll need to go back and order another round. The music was fun and not so...More

Thank Lovestotraveltheusa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the atmosphere here.Not a large place, nor a huge menu, but the blue cheese soup was awesome.

Thank Gma4198
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

First and foremost, the service is kind and very attentive. I killed a fly at my table and the waitress gave me a free drink "for my trouble." No joke. The food is outstanding and reasonable, and the cocktails are fun and unique. Great music...More

Thank Benjamin M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

It was so hot and humid in Galena and we ducked in for a cocktail while looking through the shops. We had the queso appetizer (tasty) and each had 2 drinks off their list. I don't remember the names of either but all were delicious--especially...More

Thank chrissyluvsvegas979
Reviewed 24 July 2017

excellent location right on Main St.in the middle of all the action . With smooth check in and check out , helpful staff . Quaint inviting room with comfortable bed, coffee pot in room , each room is decorated differently ( similar to a bed/breakfast)...More

Thank tkrzmarz
Reviewed 20 July 2017

this place was wonderful, and the food was great, the server was so friendly and gave us that personal touch. highly recommend.

Thank JESSE120
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
23:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 S Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2226
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-2323
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Also has a fully stocked bar.
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