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The Generals' Restaurant

) #21 of 52 Restaurants in Galena €€ - €€€ American, International
230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
+1 815-777-0090
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International
€€ - €€€
230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Covered this lovely restaraunt in yreview of he Desoto House hotel. EXCELLENT food and service! They were a bit busy when we arrived but we were seated in a timely maner and it just kept getting better!! Our server, Anthony was very helpful and attentive!...More

Thank Kim Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have a friend who lives in the Galena area no when I visit we usually end up at the General, in the Desoto House for dinner one night. I am never disappointed! My companion and the pretzel crusted walleye which I have had in...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great meal and they accommodated our vegetarian requests. Generous portions and pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Collette K
Reviewed 21 June 2017

A beautiful atmosphere in an historic hotel. Dimly lit and quiet, this restaurant offers fine dining. The food is excellently prepared. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank Curt K
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We ate here on our anniversary trip to Galena and really enjoyed it. This is a romantic restaurant perfect to celebrate an anniversary or just to enjoy a nice fancy meal. Great food great service will return.

1  Thank Mannycalavera
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

What a hidden gem! We had been to the bar upstairs at the DeSoto house and this visit went to The Generals... so good! I ordered the filet and it was delicious. Our waiter Jeff did an excellent job and was very personable-- will definitely...More

1  Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stayed at the DeSoto House and along with our package was a certificate to eat here. So we had dinner here on a Friday night. I was surprised it wasn't busy but the day was on the cool side and rainy most of the...More

1  Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have been dining at the DeSoto Hotel's General's Restaurant for many years. Most recently we held our employee and board members Christmas party in December of 2016 The dining and beverages were very tasty and well presented. Often it's difficult to please a large...More

Thank _snapshot2
Reviewed 18 May 2017

My wife and I had a lovely dinner...nice atmosphere...quiet. Both of our meals were very good. My wife had the stuffed chicken breast and I had an excellent steak. Recommend.

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! Sunday after church kind of lunch. The fried chicken breast was delicious. All the sides were like Granny used to make. Worth the drive! The staff was friendly and know how to get it done on a busy Mother's day Sunday!

Thank Shelli Estep T
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10 August 2015|
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Response from STOE_dad_of_3 | Reviewed this property |
As the previous reply stated, check with the Hotel and I would do it sooner than later. The restaurant does not have a dress code, actually no restaurant in Galena has a dress code so dress comfortably and realize you will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 230 S Main St, DeSoto House Hotel, Galena, IL 61036-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-0090
  • This restaurant is at DeSoto House Hotel
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