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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (22 reviews)
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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

We stopped in twice today first in the morning to kill some time & the staff was so friendly we returned for lunch. Started with the homemade Chicken Vegetable Soup it was excellent, perfectly hot for a cold day like today. I had the Black...More

Thank Gussiebear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s tough to really review the food as we were in a rush and decided to just split a breakfast croissant with egg, cheese and local sausage. The sandwich was just ok, we didn’t care for the spice mixture used in the pork but that’s...More

Thank llpupa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our usual breakfast place was packed, so we decided to keep walking and see if we could find another place. Glad we did!

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a Reuben and another type of corned beef sandwich and they are both very good although slightly salty. The atmosphere was pleasant and the service was great.

Thank heyarp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick friendly service. Reasonably priced and unique sandwich options. Only open for breakfast and lunch.

Thank jessicacrawford2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you venture down to the end of the main street, Big Bill's is a good choice for a nice, fresh sandwich and some coffee. My husband and I each had a sandwich and both were really good. The Beefy Roman is delicious -- plenty...More

Thank Naberius
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cool idea. My date had a better experience than I did. They brought out the wrong food for me and when I got the right food idk if it was just cause the cheese was so melted or what but I felt like my eggs...More

Thank scootermae
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The food is fabulous. Ther service is absolutely phenomenal. They ar very professional and make sure you are happy. They make you feel at home. The food is very unique

Thank mackenziehippen
Reviewed 7 September 2018

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 3 September 2018

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
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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