Galva will soon have a new restaurant in the Crescent City Tap located at 346 Front Street in Galva. Pictured is Barry Millender, right the Director of Operations and Harry Hergert, one of the owners of Crescent City Tap.
The restaurant will open by invitation only for a Friends and Family night on Saturday, February 22nd. Everyone is invited to a buffet style supper on Sunday night, February 23rd at Crescent City . Everyone can come out and try the food and make a donation. All of the proceeds will support the Galva Lions Club.
The restaurant will feature pizza, appetizers with beer battered onion rings and cheese curds, sandwiches, salads and desserts as well as a kids menu. There will be a few items of Cajun food for those who prefer that. Millender said the restaurant will get all of their meat from Wyanet locker. Special Kneads Bakery will provide a featured dessert such as Mississippi Mudd Pie and the restaurant will also have more dessert choices. Millender said he will be getting his salsa and chips from Linda’s in Monmouth for the restaurant. The restaurant will serve lunch, dinner and stay open for late night food. Food will be served beginning at 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on weekdays. Sunday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday til 1 a.m.
Millender said he will try a Pizza Buffet on Sunday evenings. Pizza will be in two sizes, individual or large and can be eaten in or carried out. There is seating in the bar area, and in the back of the game room. The restaurant will be family friendly and offer a kids menu. The present large room noted as “The Swamp “will be available for large parties and a menu will be available for that or special requests for food will be considered.
The bar has ten beers on tap and many more varieties in cans or bottles. The restaurant business is not new to Millender as he has worked for Old Chicago for years. The kitchen manager has been hired and most of the wait and kitchen help has been hired. All new equipment has been purchased and is in place.
Galva is also not new to him coming from Colorado. He said he worked for the wind turbine company that acquired land in Burns township just North of Galva for the turbines. He said started out in a motel in Kewanee and soon rented one of the newly renovated apartments above Crescent City Tap and lived there for 6 months. He said he liked Galva, and stayed in contact with several from here and is happy to be bringing a restaurant here and making Galva his new home. Millender is presently living here and his wife, Heidi will soon be relocating here.