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Big Bill's Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar

301 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
+1 815-777-6979
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
301 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Rueben I ever had, the coconut chicken curry soup was excellent as well as the mocha latte. The latte was NOT overly sweet. We bought a bag of coffee - drank some this AM - excellent.

Thank myerkes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wish we could indulge in their espresso and sandwiches more often! The mustard slaw on both of our sandwiches was so good. The fresh baked potato chips were delicious!

Thank wleigh06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a cute place to stop for a light bite, this is a good place! The lunch I had was fresh and flavorful. The service is quick and the coffee is decent. The history of the building and the current owner is...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast was good, service was not. When pointed out that some food that was to accompany the meal never arrived, she said she'd go get it. When she brought the check and I asked her about it, no apology, she just removed a different item,...More

Thank Bill P
Jack D, Owner at Big Bill's Sandwich Shop & Coffee Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Bill! I remember this time very well. That was our second day running our full breakfast and it was not as smooth as it could have been! We are sorry for the mistake and are working to make it a smoother process everyday. Pease...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very large breakfast for an outstanding price. Had “The Bomb “ and man it was good. I don’t usually eat very much in the morning so I had a little leftover wow that was tasty and filling Very nice decor plenty of seating with views...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I had the turkey sandwich piled high with tasty turkey the lettuce was fresh, bread was thick and soft.. It was the best sandwich I ever had, homemade potato chips and pickles. My friends had breakfast sandwiches, they were fabulous … PS The coffee was...More

Thank R477YNmariab
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We ate here for lunch and really enjoyed the atmosphere and the delicious homemade sandwiches. The citrus green tea was also very good on a warm July day!

Thank TMR1959
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We were vacationing in Galena and needed a quick lunch. Called in an order and picked it up 10 minutes later. Yummy sandwiches - lots of stuffing and delicious sauces. Really enjoyed them!!!

Thank MaryCarol B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

In the mood for fresh food? This is the place. Housemade soups, salads and gigantic sandwiches are always great. Even on a 90 degree day, the mushroom soup with brie and couscous hit the spot. Sandwiches are big enough share. Service is fast and friendly....More

Thank sueg353
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Somehow the name "Big Bill's" made us think more of a pub with burgers than what it turns out to be. The sandwiches are of the artisanal sort and offer interesting combinations of ingredients and flavors. Last time for lunch we had blueberry infused ice...More

Thank willearnest
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12 April 2017|
Response from KarenfromIL |
Never mind. I see they DO have Wifi.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: +1 815-777-6979
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