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Fat Fish Pub

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Bar, American, Pub
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158 N Broad St, Galesburg, IL 61401-4518
+1 309-343-1200
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Altona, Illinois
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for my class reunion. Ordered the Bloody Mary Burger, see the menu. Their burgers are infused. It was juicy. The fries were overdone for my tastes however. Fat Fish had local bands play on the weekends. A little loud for my old ears, but I still had a good time. Check them out sometime.

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Thank Derrick A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Consistently good food. Especially love the hamburger variations. Check out the Live Blues. Good prices on drinks.

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Altona, Illinois
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130 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to Fat Fish Pub. They have bands that play in the evenings. I had stopped in for lunch, so no bands for me to experience. They have autographed pictures and guitars that hang from the walls from some of the bands that have been booked to play there. We had the tenderloin special and fries.... More 

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Thank Derrick A
Dahinda, Illinois
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

Arrived a little before 7p.m. When waitress came over ask if we wanted food and gave us a menu but said they were out of everything but pizza. After mulling it over my husband went up to the bar and ordered a pizza. He left his card because it is required if you want to order. Later probably 15 min.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Just north of the square, in the old camera shop, is a fabulous bar with live jazz. Check their website to see what nights stuff is happening. Great service, love the vibe..

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1 Thank Wendy S
Galesburg, il
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

The menu is full of interesting choices, but fails to live up to the potential due to short staff or being out of items. We were the only ones dining that evening, we were never given menus, and had to order at the bar. However, it would be perfect for a small group who is looking to have tasty snacks... More 

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Thank mdcharnego
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Fat Fish is probably my favorite place to eat in Galesburg. The food is amazing--think bar food, but gourmet and innovative. I'm vegetarian, and usually have trouble finding good food at bars, but Fat Fish has many delicious options. My favorite is the pimento grilled cheese. Besides the awesome food, they have a wide selection of craft beers. Try the... More 

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3 Thank Amanda A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Whether it's a loud weekend live show or a quiet weeknight happy hour, Fat Fish is the bar that provides Galesburg's largest selection of quality beers on tap with an enjoyable interior aesthetic of classic rock 'n roll. You can even order a sampler flight of up to four beers. Hungry? Order your food at the bar and be served... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

The music was great, the service was good, and the food was good. All of which added up to a very enjoyable evening. Looking forward to the next time at the Fat Fish Pub.

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Peoria, Illinois
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127 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2013

Nice decor- historic rehabbed building- exposed brick walls, they pour a good drink and have free popcorn machine- bartenders are friendly and drinks are good and @ a fair price- fun and a great place to talk if a band is not performing but when a band is- they are usually pretty good . It is an intimate little bar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, American, Pub
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 N Broad St, Galesburg, IL 61401-4518
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-343-1200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?