We both enjoy wonderful cuisine
We both enjoy wonderful cuisine and this is our GO TO place. The wonderful service is overshadowed only by the creative menu. Get the appetizer sampler!!!!
5/31/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fabulous as always
Every time we eat at Perry Street we walk away amazed at the meal. The flavors are amazing. Can't wait to go back again.
6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a delight
The Brasserie is always a delightful. The chef special of quail was absolutely perfect, and the desserts are always a decadent treat. Thank you to a very knowledgeable and friendly staff.
6/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
How can you beat a great meal that's greated by the chef himself.
6/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
My wife and I went to this restaurant this past weekend. Having eaten in Galena before we thought we'd give this a try as we have not been here before. We LOVED it! Phenomenal service, outstanding food and a nice intimate atmosphere made our 23rd anniversary very special. highly recommended and will eat here again, without a doubt! what a find!
6/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Such a great find! My husband and I were overwhelmed with how yummy our meal was from start to finish! Our servers were spot on and very personable. Excellent wines and one must save room for dessert! We will definitely return!
6/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
We have been to Galena numerous times but had never been to Perry Street before. We were celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary and wanted a nice place to celebrate. Our entire evening was wonderful. Very personable service. Excellent food. We wanted dessert but were so full from our wonderful entres. We mentioned it to the staff and the were very accommodating and allowed us to sit and wait until we were ready for dessert and boy it was worth the wait. We will definitely return to Perry Street.
6/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Worth every penny!
The food is excellent and reasonably priced for the quality you get. I have paid more for mediocre food. Everything was delicious, and the dessert (Banofti tart) was truly magnificent. We split an appetizer, ordered 2 entrees, and split a dessert. The whole bill was $100.00 for the 2 of us--for a satisfying gourmet meal we tasted on our tongues the rest of the evening. The service was attentive without being obtrusive. We were wowed. Make sure to go to Perry Street Brasserie if you are visiting Galena.
6/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
The best eat in Galena
Visiting Galena, I heard from reviews how great this place was and decided to check it out. After the veal and mushroom stock, I knew that I was in for an experience. I loved their special the St. Lucia and my mother had their salmon and shrimp: superb. Of course you must try their dessert as well. Great restaurant with an unique decor. I would recommend this to anyone who does not mind spending a little more for quality food.
7/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Special place with unique menu.
Very small and intimate restaurant with only about ten tables. The menu was unique with some interesting pairings. I had a lamb chop dish that was paired with a very good Austrian sausage, served with rice and vegetables. All came together very nicely. The service was as good as it gets, and the wine and beer selections were excellent and fairly priced. My wife and I had the best dining experience we've had in a long time.
7/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fabulous dinner! A wonderful place to dine, fantastic and romantic. Great wine list. The food is Amazing.
7/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
I would highly recommend Perry Street! Small, quaint, hidden gem.!!! Everything from our appetizer to dessert was top of the line!!!!
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Unexpected Fine Dining Experience
We've been to Galena before, but didn't know about Perry Street until we had smart phones with the Trip Advisor and Yelp apps. We've been to restaurants that you walk by on Main Street, but this one is around the corner and we have never walked by it. Thanks to these apps, we discovered how others have enjoyed this restaurant as one of the top in Galena. All of the great reviews are true as it is a fine dining experience with good service (dessert was a little slow), and great food. The decore is very unique and is a conversation starter.
8/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Amazing service and really
Amazing service and really good food mthfr chef made mussels for us even though they weren't on the menu since we saw them on a menu online. The chef came over to talk to us a few times before and after dinner to ask us how we wanted food prepared and just get to know us. Everyone was very friendly, the staff knew the menu extremely well. Our museels were delicious and warm with a little kick just like we asked for. The father/son team was just wonderful, attentive, and warm hearted. The chef even gave us suggestions for other restaurants in the area for lunch the next day, and even offered us his card in case we wanted to ask him about recipies! When does that ever happen? Just a wonderful place, I would absolutely recommend you try it.
8/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fabulous dinner, romantic
Fabulous dinner, romantic atmosphere, enjoyed the staff!
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great little restaurant!!!
Perry Street Brasserie is a fantastic restaurant. The menu items and chef's creations are imaginative, finely presented and most importantly, delicious. I would highly recommend the Les Hors D'oeuvres Varies as an appetizer. It is perfect for 2 people and as the name suggests, it contains widely varied items many of which are not found on the menu. Enjoy!!
8/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Fabulous meal - just as expected
We have always had a great experience at Perry Street Brasserie and visit it every time we travel to Galena. We have changed our travel dates in the past if we could not get a reservation at this restaurant. It always has been and always will be the highlight of our trips to Galena, Illinois. The food is excellent, and the owners and staff are great people to know and visit. I only wish we could eat here more often.
8/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
My wife and I went to this restraunt on our anniversary. Deciding to do so because of the impressive reviews we read.
The reviews were justified. The food was great, the staff friendly and knowledgable and Chef Steve came by each table for a chat. He seemed to genuinely care about our dining experience.
Each course tasted great, and do not skip the desert.
8/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great in every respect
Great place to take your loved one, a date a place for savoring the culinary art of the Chef.
Every offering leaves a symphony of taste in your mouth.
With the exception of the desert, (the chocolate bomb, which was almost artificial and very heavy with the white ganache. The outside dark chocolate shell was rubbery} the food is outstanding on par with the best restaurants in Chicago.
Great waiter stuff, very professional and pleasant.
8/23/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best restaurant in Galena. Dinner served hot. Everything fresh. Very small restaurant so reservations are a must.
Portions quite ample. A little pricey, but well worth it. Don't think it is a place to bring children, especially on a Saturday evening.
Great date-night place.
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Wow...What a place
One of the best dinning experiences in a long time. Great menu, great preparation, great service what more could you ask for. Plan ahead when making the trip, get your reservation in for this fantastic place. Plan to order what I call the chocolate bomb...best desert I have ever had.
8/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
viva la france
Very well prepared food. A bit high priced but the quality justifies the cost.
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
6th Time - Equally Fantastic!
This is the 6th Labor Day Weekend in a row that my wife & I have gone to Perry St. for our anniversary with a small group of friends. Every year, every single course of our meals and the service we receive at Perry St. Brasserie is nothing short of fantastic. I cannot say enough good things about Chef Steve and his staff. I have referred many people to go there based on our experiences and I've lost count how many times people have come back to me and said that it was quite possibly the best meal they have ever had. Do yourself a favor, if you go to Galena, IL do not miss out on this restaurant.
This place may seem pricey to some, but I assure you every bite of your meal is worth it from the appetizers to the desserts.
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our dinner at this restaurant
Our dinner at this restaurant was the highlight of a three day stay in Galena.
9/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Perry Street Brasserie
Galena's best restaurant. A great place for special occasions!
9/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Down a side street off Main St., this quiet little place is a hidden treasure! Don't be fooled by the unassuming exterior. Great wine list, and every morsel delights.... The lobster scallop shrimp St Lucian was fantastic, but everyone thought their entree was best. Friends told us to save room for dessert, and we were glad we did! Complex flavors made our heads spin and were beautifully presented. The service was friendly and knowledgeable. You can relax here and not feel rushed. It would be a great anniversary or "pop the question" venue. Not least, value was better than anything similar in Chicago. Perry Street Brasserie and Galena are now synonymous for us. Make reservations. It is quaint, and I imagine it fills quickly.
9/18/2013 5:00:00 PM
Every course of meal was exquisite and packed with flavor. Our server, Matt, spoke with excitement and passion about each option and sold the chef as world class! Dessert was decadent, get the dark chocolate ball filled with lovely combinations of chocolates topped with a butterfly!
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
We come to Galena annually to eat here. Great family runs this place - Matthew is the best. Will come back to Galena every year as long as this gem remains open.
9/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was second to none! Wonderful.
Food was second to none! Wonderful. Waiter very nice but much too chatty. Better to leave people enjoy their experience in privacy
9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Chef Steve is amazing! Loved
Chef Steve is amazing! Loved it so much we went back 2 nights later for our last dinner in Galena. Everything we had was exceptional! Couldn't decide on which desserts to choose, so had two there and took the signature chocolate cup with us for breakfast the next morning. Best breakfast ever! Matthew was an excellent server/bartender too! My new favorite restaurant...can't wait to go back!
9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Do not miss Perry Street Basserie when in Galena!!!
10/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
We have been going to Perry
We have been going to Perry Street for several years. The food has never been a disappointment. The chef has great sence of flavor. Mary and staff are friendly and knowledgable. The dinning room is small and intimate,the stone wall really helps take you back in time.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Diamond in the Rough
Great spot off the beaten path of Main Street. Food is best in town, atmosphere is close 2nd. Service is only area lacking as we were never offered dessert by our server and witnessed a neighboring table have wine spilled on a guest as the server was cleaning up. Accidents happen but not if servers take their time.
10/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
The best restaurant in Galena
The Chef came to our table, and each guest and spoke with us! I am a big fan. Service amazing! The food was delicious, beautifully plated, and outstanding. We started with crab cakes and a glass of wine. Then soup or salad both delicious. I had the duck with crab legs, rice and vegetables. Each bite was delicious and my plate was empty. My mom had the Salmon with shrimp, rice and vegetables, awesome! Dessert-- we are still talking about. We had the chef speciality. It was a peace of art and each bite was heavenly! This restaurant, by-far is the BEST in Galena.
10/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
Appetizer, entrees, desserts were all excellent. A much more unique fine dining experience than the other available choices in downtown Galena.
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best in Galena
25 years of annual trips to Galena, this is by far the best meal in town. No other place even comes close. It's very small so the tables can be a little close, but does not take away from the excellent menu. My friends all opted for the mushroom ravioli, while I choose the chicken. All were delicious. Julia Childs said you could tell a good restaurant by how good their chicken is and Perry Street's is fabulous! More expensive than the other standard Galena fare, but well worth it.
10/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
The best bet in Galena
The chef of this restaurant simply loves to cook great food with imagination and without pretensions. It is family-owned and run and has been for fifteen years. We have been to Galena three times and each time we have visited this restaurant and we have always been more than satisfied. A real gem!
10/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Special Occasion Go To
Wonderful little gem. A little cramped quartered, but well worth it. Amazing escargo. Portions just right.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great experience for special night
My wife and myself went away for the weekend to the Galena area. We heard great reviews about this restaurant and we were definitely looking forward to our dinner. We were not disappointed . From the moment we arrived to the end of our meal we were treated with great service. Our server, Heather, was excellent. She knew the food and wine menu. She knew what to recommend and all of her recommendations were right on. The soup, main course and dessert were perfect. This was a great night and we will definitely be back on ournext trip.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
We have a group that eats out about once a week. We eat a lot of good food. The Brasserie is truly special. Everything was not only great, but the food was unique. I tasted things that I have never tasted before. If you love great food, you must try this place.
10/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best dinner we had in Galena
I had the seafood curry and it was OUTSTANDING! Our waiter was attentive and friendly. Small restaurant, recommend reservations. Thought it was the best food we had in Galena during our 3 day stay.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Without a doubt, the single
Without a doubt, the single best restaurant in Galena and one of the best in the region.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
A top notch place and one of the best (if not the) in the area. A small but very enjoyable place with an excellent chef making delicious dishes. My wife and I had two of the specials the evening we were there, curried seafood and medallions of lamb. Both were wonderful. We had the signature chocolate cup for desert enough for four to get a good taste but decadent for two! A place to definitely visit!
11/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Unique, Delicious Experience
The food and service were both Great! The restaurant is quiet small which makes the experience very personal!
11/1/2013 5:00:00 PM
Best of the Best
We were told thid restuarant was in the Top 100 nationwide. We had our doubts considering it was in the small town of Galena. However, it was all it was advertised and then some. Specialty dishes were outsatnding on chocolate desert was out of this world. I would recommend this restuarant to everyone making a visit to Galena. Staff was very friendly and knowledgable about menu and wine list. Overall a great dining experience for moderate to upper level pricing.
11/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Weekend trip to Galena
We truly enjoyed our dinner at Perry Street Brasserie. The service was friendly, efficient and wonderful, from start to finish. Our choice of entrees varied widely: from mushroom ravioli, to pork chops, to steak, to a seafood special. It was all very good. Only the wild rice mix was a bit off... a little soft in the middle. The rest was very tasty. And we loved the dessert options! Very beautiful, as well as delicious, although I wish the prices were mentioned in the description. I would come back, just for dessert!
Love the atmosphere in the restaurant...very cozy and inviting. And again, the staff was wonderful! Thanks for a very special night out!
11/8/2013 4:00:00 PM
This gem of a restaurant could be in downtown Chicago, New York or any other food city in the USA. But we are lucky enough to have Perry Street right here in Galena. We are foodies and will actually travel to cities for the restaurants so you can imagine how fortunate we are to merely drive to town for a delicious dinner. Best food ever! Try the Saint Lucia, you'll wish you lived here too!
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Food was great, waiter was very helpful and attentive. Went on a limb and tried the escargot, which was very good.
11/22/2013 4:00:00 PM
20th Wedding Anniversary
One of the best restaurants we've ever experienced! A hidden gem in Galena! The food was beyond excellent!
11/26/2013 4:00:00 PM
Small town gem!!
We were wonderfully surprised by this small restaurant with big flavors. Excellent!
11/29/2013 4:00:00 PM