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Upcoming Events

Live Entertainment
Oct-Dec 2014
Live Entertainment
Oct-Dec 2014
live entertainmentShowcasing dynamic entertainers, the Frank O'Dowd's stage welcomes talented musicians on Friday and Saturday nights year round, with additional dates scheduled near holidays throughout 2014.

"Lunch with Art"
Oct-Dec 2014
"Lunch with Art"
Oct-Dec 2014
one eleven mainTalented Galena artist, Janet Checker, leads a series of "Lunch with Art" workshops. During each session, learn the step-by-step process of creating your own acrylic painting. Lunch, instruction & materials included.

Chef's Menu - Fall Harvest
Wknds Oct 3 - Nov 23
Chef's Series - Fall Harvest
Wknds Oct 3 - Nov 23
fall vegetablesThe last Chef's Menu of the year celebrates in-season Fall fruits & vegetables. Available Fridays and Saturdays for dinner. This last Chef's Menu of the year showcases sweet & savory combinations.

Nouveau Menu Specials
November 21-22, 2014
Nouveau Menu Specials
November 21-22, 2014
wine glassThe chefs of Galena’s finest family of restaurants have assembled amazing menus. Visit a different restaurant at every meal to celebrate Nouveau.

Nouveau Weekend Package
November 21-23, 2014
Nouveau Weekend Package
November 21-23, 2014
nouveau wineCelebrate the first wine of the season with The Irish Cottage and Galena’s finest family of restaurants. Our weekend package will include lodging, a welcome wine reception, and special meals.

Thanksgiving Dinner
November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving Dinner
November 27, 2014
thanksgivingEnjoy a relaxing holiday and leave the stress of preparing a Thanksgiving meal behind as you join us in Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill for a delectable Thanksgiving dinner prepared by our culinary team.


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Celebrate Spring with Galena's
finest family of restaurants.

As the days grow longer delight in the warmer weather and celebrate spring with Galena's finest family of restaurants.  Each of our three uniquely designed locations convey a simpler time where good food, service and entertainment create long-lasting memories.

Great food and drink, warm hospitality, and generations of family traditions are the foundation of our family of restaurants - Frank O’Dowd’s Irish Pub & Grill , One Eleven Main and Vinny Vanucchi’s 'Little Italy.' All family-owned and operated, these fine dining establishments invite you to embark on a culinary journey.

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Chef's Menu: Fall Harvest
Wknds Oct 3-Nov 23, 2014
chefs menuThe fourth of a series of innovative multi-course dinner menus inspired by the vibrant flavors of the season. This menu features locally-sourced fall fruits and vegetables. Chef's Menu
Plan a Fall Getaway
Midweek offers a slower pace
fall leafFrom outdoor recreation and scenic drives to shopping, dining and vineyard tours, the Galena experience reaches new heights this time of year. Start Planning
Nouveau Package & Menus
November 21-23, 2014
wineThis weekend Galena joins in the worldwide celebration marking the end of harvest and the release of the first wine of the season. Visit Galena for festive Nouveau parties, tastings and wine dinners! More Info

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Ól, Céol agus Craic
(a good pint, great music
and wonderful entertainment)
             - Frank O'Dowd, 1902-2000

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill is the beating heart of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel. Serving traditional and modern Irish cuisine, Frank O'Dowd's also offers an extensive selection of wine, beer and spirits.

Featuring live entertainment and Irish dancing every weekend, Frank O'Dowd's is not to be missed when visiting Galena, Illinois.

9853 US Hwy 20
Galena, Illinois 61036

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food, drink, music and dancing at Frank ODowds

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"Dine at Galena's Table"

Make One Eleven Main your first stop on Galena's Main Street. The culinary staff at One Eleven Main is inspired by locals who have made food their life. From growing, harvesting and creating products to immersing themselves in a culinary specialty, their passion for food and wine is an inspiration.

The menu at One Eleven showcases local ingredients and each dish is a modern interpretation of a Midwest classic. While dining at One Eleven Main you'll get a chance to "meet the locals" - the simple, yet sophisticated decor features striking black and white images of local growers and producers.

111 N. Main Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

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food, chef cooking and dining room of One Eleven Main

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"A Taste of the Old Neighborhood"

Perched halfway up a charming cobblestone street, Vinny Vanucchi's "Little Italy" features made-from-scratch Italian cuisine and an outstanding wine selection.

Entrees are served with baskets of Vinny's piping hot garlic bread and bowls of salad tossed in a sweet Vinny's Italian Vinaigrette House Dressing.

Vinny's distinctive multi-story dining rooms feature warm, inviting decor, family photos, and imported artifacts and signs.

Vinny’s ambiance is at once both casual and elegant.

201 S. Main Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

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outdoor dining, wine selection and romantic meal at Vinny Vanucchis
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