Question: Are reservations required?
Answer: Reservations are not required but they are highly recommended. For your convenience, online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at www.friedgreen.com. You may also call our restaurant directly (815) 777-3938 or email us at
Question: Do you have an elevator?
Answer: We are a historic multi-level dining facility, we do not have an elevator.
Question: Can I request a certain table or a table by the window?
Answer: While we certainly try to accommodate everyone’s request – we do not guarantee any table for seating.
Question: Do you have gluten free menu items?
Answer: Yes, we have many options available. These items are noted on the menu with a yellow gluten free symbol next to the name.
Question: Do you do anything special for guests celebrating birthdays or other special occasions?
Answer: Yes, please let your server know and an individual ice cream will be presented. We do offer Big Martini birthday/special occasion ice cream for $20 - this dessert is usually enough for a table of 6-8 people to get a sampling.
Question: Do you allow your customers to bring in their own wine? And what is the corkage fee?
Answer: We do allow our guests to bring in their own wine. Corkage fee is $15 per 750ml size bottle.
Question: Can I bring in a cake or desserts for my party?
Answer: For those guests who would prefer to bring in an outside cake, cupcakes, or any other desserts, there will be an additional charge of $3 fee per person.
Question: Do you have high chairs or booster seats?
Answer: For the dining enjoyment for all our guests, we do not provide high chairs or booster seats. Also, please note that our restrooms do not have changing tables.
Question: Are you pet friendly?
Answer: No, due to Illinois State Laws and Health Codes, we are not permitted to allow pets into our restaurant. These restrictions do not apply to service animals which are ADA approved.
Question: Is there a dress code?
Answer: While we have no formal dress code and welcome guests in whatever attire they feel most comfortable.
Question: What parking is available?
Answer: Off street parking is available on Main, Commerce and Water streets of Galena. There are paid parking lots accessible from Commerce Street. Please note that we are not affiliated with any paid parking lots.
Question: What credit cards to you accept?
Answer: Our restaurant accepts most major credit cards, including VISA, Master Card, American Express & Discover.
Question: Can you accommodate guests with dietary restrictions, including vegetarians and those with specific food allergies or someone who might be on a special diet?
Answer: Yes, our chefs will do their very best to accommodate specific requests regarding food allergies and other dietary restrictions. Feel free to call the restaurant in advance to inquire about your specific needs. Once in the restaurant, please let your server know exactly what your needs are as well, so that they can be clearly communicated with the kitchen staff.
Question: Do you accept reservations for large parties?
Answer: Our restaurants can accommodate large parties of varying sizes - room rental fee may apply. If the online reservation tool is not able to accommodate your party’s size, please contact the restaurant directly to inquire about a larger reservation and private dining capabilities in our upstairs dining facilities.
Question: What holidays are you open?
Answer: Please check our website for information. Currently we will be closed – Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day so our employees can enjoy time with their families.
Question: What is the Executive Shuttle Bus?
Answer: The Executive Shuttle Bus must be reserved in advance and is designed to bring you to the restaurant for dinner and return immediately after dinner. The Executive Shuttle can hold up to 24 guests. Please note we are not a party bus service.
The shuttle is gratuity based. Driver gratuity is $150 within 20 miles. Please contact us for pricing if you are more than 20 miles away.