Generals
Generals

Generals

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.desotohouse.com/
  • Phone: 8157770090
  • Hours of Operation:

    Dinner: Wednesday & Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Tim Heinze
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact Linda Wickler directly for any catering inquiries
  • Private Party Facilities: Four additional meeting rooms are available, with capabilities ranging from 10-40 people. From start to finish our professional staff pays close attention to detail and insures the service you expect.
  • Private Party Contact: Linda Wickler 8157776816
  • Entertainment: Featuring the piano playing of Aaron Alexander every Saturday evening.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Main Street and Green Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Enclosed four story parking facilities
A word from Generals
Generals' Restaurant is named in honor of Galena's nine Civil War Generals. Our menu features many house made specialties as well as hand cut steaks and seafood. Join us and enjoy Historic ambiance that boasts original Galena brick and beamed ceilings.
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Generals reviews from OpenTable diners
5 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.4
  • Food2.8
    Service3.8
  • Ambiance3.2
    Noise LevelQuiet
66% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
romantic (2)good for groups (1)special occasion (1)fit for foodies (1)Show More
  • ok hotel resturant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Wine list a bit disappointing, little slow to fill water, 2 of 5 scallops overdone. was good but for price was hoping for a little more.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quiet
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was very good. Place was decorated very nice and was a little hard to find. Also was a very quiet for a Saturday evening. We were the only ones dining the whole while we were there. Upside was we had a piano player all to ourselves and he was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steve Orland Park IL
    SteveNVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The service was very good, we sat next to the wall where the Lady in Black disappears. This is more of a family oriented restaurant. Wine list is very limited. The Walleye is delicious, pass on the bison ribeye. I had to send it back. Overall a good place.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The General
    diane
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Lovely place for a quiet dinner with friends. Food is quite reasonably priced for a restaurant in a touristy town.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 1 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating3
    • Food2
    • Ambiance2
    • Service3
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The following 4 reviews are from the Generals reviews archive.
  • Nice but lacks ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Food was very good but I didn't really like the atmosphere. I felt like I was in the basement of the hotel (and we were) and the dining areas were separated into rooms which was a bit strange.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great getaway place
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 4/5/2014
    We live in Des Moines, IA and frequently visit Galena. We love Galena and all its shops and restaurants. This is the third time we have eaten at Generals. It is our favorite restaurant in Galena. My husband is a history buff and so loves the ambience of the theme of the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unexpected pleasure!
    Mick
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    The mood was romantic. Having stayed at the Desoto House Hotel many times we usually trekked to one of the other establishments downtown for dinner but chose The General this time instead, and were pleasantly surprised! Great food, and excellent service all the while being entertained by the Pianist at hand that evening providing a great selection of jazz standards and requests. A great experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valetine Delight
    akconnection
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I selected the Generals through Open Table because it was easy to make reservations online and I liked that. As a result we were seated immediately and all our dining needs were met enthusiastically. They had a special to commemerate the evening and it was a well domne event. Thanks for helping to make the holiday and my 5th anniversary a success.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.