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Upcoming Events

Live Entertainment
January-December 2015
Live Entertainment
January-December 2015
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.

"Lunch with Art"
Mar-Dec 2015
"Lunch with Art"
Mar-Dec 2015
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.

Mark Twain &
the Laughing River
March 2015
Mark Twain &
the Laughing River

March 2015
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.

Wine Lovers Weekend
March 20-22, 2015
Wine Lovers Weeekend
March 20-22, 2015
Galena Wine LoversOne week before the community celebration, The Irish Cottage hosts a special Prohibition-inspired event featuring gourmet meals, fine wines, beers and local spirits tastings. Don't miss The Irish Cottage's Wine Lovers Weekend.


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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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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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"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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"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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