At The Market House Restaurant we believe in family.  Living with this belief we feel it is necessary to give back to our community, our extended family.  Throughout the year we have in place different events that we support;
mark your calendar for our monthly events and organizations that holds a special place within your heart and together we can make a difference.



  • v January is “Sanctity of Human Life” month & we work with the Clarity Clinic of Dubuque, IA.  They are a Christian, non-profit, non-denominational prolife organization that helps women & men with life’s questions, choices & consequences of sexual activity.  If the restaurant can raise $20,000 in 31 days then Laura will shave her head “Bald For Babies”. To learn more about the Clarity Clinic visit 




    v During February we participate in the ‘Taste of Galena’ which is a fundraiser for the Arts & Recreation Center her in Galena.  You may visit their site at to see all the wonderful activities & programs they have to offer your family.




    v For every appetizer we sell during March we will be donating 10% to the Tyler's Justice Center. Monetary donations greatly appreciated. Visit to learn more on how they aide in minimizing the trauma during the investigation, prosecution & treatment of children who have been sexually & physically abused.




    v  St. Patrick’s Day come & enjoy Slow Roasted CornBeef & Cabbage with all the fixings while enjoying the parade from our window seats.




    v Also in March, the Friday of ‘Wine Lovers Weekend’ we offer $2.oo off a glass and $4.oo off a bottle of wine, your choice when you dine with us.  For more info on ‘Wine Lovers Weekend’ visit




    v April is “Sexual Assault Awareness” month.  We work with the Riverview Center which offers prevention techniques & counseling for individuals who have been assaulted / abused.  10% of every appetizer we sell will be donated to the Riverview Center; monetary donations are welcomed.  For more info on the Riverview Center visit




    v Good Friday & every Friday enjoy an All You Can Eat Fish & Chicken Fry from 4 to 9 pm.




    v In May; bring in your May sales reciept from the Galena Historical Society & Museum or the Black Smith Shop & we will donate 10% of your food sale back to them.




    v In June; we donate our Famous Crab Louis Salad to the Catholic Daughters of St. Mary’s Church for their annual luncheon.  Call the church at 815-777-0134 for more details.




    v In July,  we collect monetary donations & donate 10% of our dessert sales to the Maria House / Teresa Shelter of Dubuque IA.  They assist women needing emergency / transitional housing for reasons other than domestic violence.  Visit to see how they are helping others & how you may help the shelter.




    v Enjoy watching the 4th of July parade from our window seats which overlook Main St..  For info on the parade visit




    v August is Laura’s birthday month!  Stop in & purchase discounted gift certificates.




    v During September we work with the JoDaviess County Historical Society.  Get their Fall Tour Of Homes guide for your 10% savings coupon & then 10% of your food sale will be donated back to them.  For more info on the museum visit




    v October is “Domestic Violence Awareness” month. We collect monetary donations & donate 10% of our dessert sales to the Jo Daviess County Juvenile Justice Council.  Their goal is to prevent juvenile delinquency in the county through development of programs & services which effectively prevent juvenile crimes.  For more info on this organization call their president @ 815-777-0109 / vice president @815-777-0356.




    v Galena offers the second largest Halloween Parade in IL.  Enjoy watching it from the warmth of the restaurant which overlooks Main St..  For more info on the parade visit




    v In November we donate to Hospice.  Hospice enables a terminally ill person to remain at home during their last days.  In addition they offer support to the entire family with social & religious services as well as grief counseling.  We support both Northwestern IL & Dubuque IA, your monetary donations are greatly appreciated.




    v During December, stop in & purchase discounted gift certificates.



    v  Enjoy my favorite weekend, “Luminaria”!  For more info visit


Thanks & God Bless You!

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The Market House Restaurant


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May God Bless You!



The Market House Restaurant-One GREAT Restaurant with Two Entrances to a Quaint Location!


204 Perry St. along the Cobblestones or 120 N. Main St. across from the Elks Lodge   


We are Handicap Accessible from Bench St.  Galena, IL 61036          815-777-0690         


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