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Celebrate 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 of Galena restaurants—Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill and Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'. Both family-owned and operated, these dining establishments invite you to embark on a culinary journey.

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill

at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, Illinois

The beating heart of The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel, Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill serves traditional and modern Irish cuisine as well as beef, chicken and fish entrées. The expanded pub menu includes appetizers, salads and sandwiches. Extensive selection of wine, beer and spirits. Live entertainment every weekend.


Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'

201 S. Main Street, Galena, Illinois

Perched halfway up a charming cobblestone street, Vinny Vanucchi's serves made-from-scratch Italian cuisine from recipes handed down five generations. Distinctive multi-level dining areas with an authentic family trattoria feel. Extensive wine list. Homemade desserts. Visit for a "Taste of the Old Neighborhood."


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Live Entertainment

Frank O'Dowd's showcases talented musicians on Friday and Saturday nights year round with additional dates scheduled near holidays.


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