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Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill and Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'—are both family-owned and operated. Each restaurant is uniquely designed and offers creative menus, specialty drinks, wines and spirits.


Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill

at The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel
9853 US Hwy 20 West, Galena, Illinois
815.776.0707

Expanded pub menu features Gaelic traditions blended with contemporary flavors. Meat and potato lovers enjoy entrees featuring fish, chicken or beef, while those seeking a taste of the "Old Sod" will delight in homemade Shepherd's Pie or hand breaded Fish 'N' Chips. Diverse drink menu. Extensive draught beer selection.


Vinny Vanucchi's 'Little Italy'

201 S. Main Street, Galena, Illinois
815.777.8100

Feel like part of the family as you're transported to an authentic trattoria complete with checkered tablecloths and imported artifacts and signs. Each dish pays homage to the co-owners grandmother, Lucille LaCorte (Nana Lu). Extensive wine list. Homemade desserts. Visit for a "Taste of the Old Neighborhood."


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