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Upcoming Events

Live Entertainment
at Frank O'Dowd's Pub
January-December 2016
Live Entertainment
at Frank O'Dowd's Pub
January-December 2016

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.

Mark Twain &
the Laughing River
at One Eleven Main
January 2016
Mark Twain &
the Laughing River

at One Eleven Main
January 2016

Jim Post as Mark TwainA nationally-acclaimed, one-man show in which the wit & wisdom of Mark Twain comes alive through the storytelling & song of singer-songwriter-performing artist, Jim Post.

Valentine's at One Eleven
February 12-15, 2015
Valentine's at One Eleven
February 12-15, 2016
ValentinesTreat your sweetie to a night of culinary delights! One Eleven offers this special four-course Dinner for Two prepared with local ingredients for four nights.

Valentine's at Vinny's
February 12-15, 2016
Valentine's at Vinny's
February 12-15, 2016
Valentines HeartsVinny's is celebrating Valentine's Day all weekend! Cozy up with your sweetheart and enjoy a unique four-course meal at Vinny Vanucchi's.

Valentine's at O'Dowd's
February 12-15, 2016
Valentine's at O'Dowd's
February 12-15, 2016
ValentineSnuggle with your special someone at Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill while savoring specialty drinks and enjoying live entertainment.

"Lunch with Art"
Feb 13, 2016
"Lunch with Art"
Feb 13, 2016
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.

Wine Lovers Weekend
March 4-6, 2016
Wine Lovers Weeekend
March 4-6, 2016
Galena Wine LoversTwo weeks before the community celebration, The Irish Cottage hosts a special "Best of the Best" Wine Lovers Weekend program featuring gourmet meals; wines, cocktails and spirits tastings; a wine blending program and more.

St. Patrick's Celebration
March 11-12 & 17, 2016
St. Patrick's Celebration
March 11-12 & 17, 2016
St. Patrick's CelebrationOur St. Patrick's Celebration is filled with live entertainment, music, specialty drinks and Irish food! Frank O'Dowd's is the place to celebrate St. Patrick's!


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Private Dining & Weddings

Unique Experiences...Memorable Food & Drink!

Great food and drink, warm hospitality, and generations of traditions are the foundation of our family of restaurants - One Eleven Main, Vinny Vanucchi's and Frank O'Dowd's.

Specializing in custom dining experiences, no two events are the same.  Our culinary staff will work with you to craft the menu and beverages perfectly suited to your gathering. Whether you envision a casual cocktail gathering, a formal sit down meal or an intimate family-style dinner, our family of restaurants have the experience to make your vision a reality. 

Whether you are hosting a corporate gathering or a wedding, a holiday party or a rehearsal dinner, contact us today to begin the planning process:

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Whether your event is large or small, The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel and Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill can ensure your every need is met. With comfortable accommodations, an onsite restaurant (Frank O'Dowd's), an in-house spa, as well as a fitness center and an indoor pool, The Irish Cottage is a convenient and fun place to host your gathering.

From wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners to corporate meetings and motorcoach bus groups, our staff has experience hosting and planning a variety of events.

Sample of food selections:

Miniature Reubens
Stuffed Mushrooms
Capese Canapes
Miniature Quiche
Chicken Wings

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Cheesecake Sampler
Whiskey Butter Cookies

Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill
at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel

9853 US Hwy 20
Galena, Illinois 61036

Guinness Marinated New York Strip
Chicken Allouette
Sweet & Savory Salmon
Peggy's Shepherd's Pie
Baked Lasagna

Signature Cocktails
Specialty Martinis
Imported & Domestic Beer
Wine Service

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Our private dining room is a loft-like experience located on the 3rd floor of the historic One Eleven Main building and is designed for parties of 25 or more. No where else in Galena will you find a completely private group room overlooking historic Main and Commerce Streets.  Menu options include appetizers, entrees and desserts featuring locally-sourced ingredients. A wide-selection of regionally brewed beer and drink pairings featuring midwest craft spirits.

Entrees selections include:

Almond-encrusted Walleye
Arnold's Farm Chicken Saltimbucco
Arnold's Farm Chicken Jambalaya
Arnold's Farm Pork Feature
BBQ Pork
Beef Stroganoff
Blackened Catfish
Chicken 'n' Pasta
Coconut Curry Rice Pilaf
Duck Breast

One Eleven Main
111 N. Main St.
Galena, Illinois 61036

Goat Cheese Salad
Steak Salad
Lange Farm Organic Beef Feature
Linguini with Roasted Vegetables
Mac 'n' Cheese
NY Strip
Beef Pot Roast
Stuffed Pork Loin

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Gatherings at Vinny Vanucchi's are simple—just choose entrees offered on one of six menu plans and leave the rest to us! All entrees served with baskets of Vinny's piping hot garlic bread; bowls of salad tossed in our sweet Vinny's Italian Vinaigrette House Dressing; and dishes of penne pasta with homemade marinara sauce. Complete your Italian feast with appetizer and dessert selections!

Large groups may dine in the Bistro featuring a private entrance and full service bar.

Entrees include:

Baked Lasagna
Baked Manicotti
Stuffed Shells Romano
Chicken Marsala
Chicken Parmigiano
Chicken Piccata
Fettuccine Alfredo
Fettuccine Di Mare
Fettuccine Seafood
Fettuccine Carbonara
Penne Italian Sausage
Penne Primavera
Penne Meatballs

Vinny Vanucchi's
201 S. Main St.
Galena, Illinois 61036

Pepper Steak Italiano
Pollo Compomare
Chicken Cacciatore
Ravioli Romano
Sausage Compomare
Seafood Millennium
Steak Marsala
Stuffed Shells Marinara
Tortellini Carbonara
Pollo Arrabiata
Tortellini Romano
Sausage and Peppers
Fettuccine Chicken Piccata
Linguini Meat Sauce
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