It's Saturday afternoon, why cook? Stop in and get a hot dog or beef for dinner! We're open until 8 PM tonight!

It's a beautiful Saturday afternoon, perfect time for an authentic Chicago Style Hot Dog & Italian Beef!

Hear that? It's the authentic Chicago style Hot Dogs & Pudgy Fries calling your name! The Italian Beef is a little confused so it's just muttering into the gravy.

Answer their call & come on over for lunch, or a snack, early dinner or just because!


5 days ago
This place was a great stop in the middle of the day in between sight seeing at Galena. The owner prepared our meal with care, almost as if we were stopping in at someone's houses and having a meal in their kitchen. The hot dogs and fries were delicious. They also had homemade potato salad/tomato salad, also prepared as if we were stopping by a friend's house for lunch. To top it off, the owners had local artwork/jewelry that you could purchase. Overall, a great stop for a delicious lunch, especially given the many expensive alternatives all over the downtown Galena area.
- Mark A
a month ago
Great hotdogs, great beef, from a Chicago transplant who missed her native food, I love Pudgy’s!
- Annie P
4 months ago
I had a great chili cheese dog and my wife loved her Italian beef, but it was the fries and the friendly service that stood out - not necessarily in that order. If you're in Galena looking for a quick bite, this is the place!
- Troy S

A Place for Beef & Dogs

Serving authentic Chicago style Hot Dogs, home made Chicago style Italian Beef, home made salads and home of the 'nearly world famous' Pudgy Fry!

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  • (815) 777-2797


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309 N Main St
Galena, IL 61036
United States

Business Hours

Mon:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Tue:11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wed:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thu:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Fri:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sat:11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun:11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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