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Farren's Pub & Eatery

€€ - €€€American, ,
308 N Randolph St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3516
+1 217-359-6977
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (85 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
“fresh chips” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
308 N Randolph St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3516
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good and service was great. Great place to go check out. The burgers were so good! I would recommend to anyone. It is a quiet diner.

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great specials and burgers very friendly staff consistently good Elaine's salad is a favorite of my wife

Thank lreid2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This establishment is a hidden surprise. It's slightly dark inside. Food is exceptional & moderately priced.

Thank bsmith61853
Reviewed 1 week ago

Farren's is where you go for the burgers. You will wait at lunch, Friday, or Saturday, but they get people in and out as quickly as they can. The portabello mushroom appetizers and all of their burgers are fantastic.

Thank Greg J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Motherlode is by far the best burger in town! We love Farren’s- it’s literally a whole in the wall place. Great menu and service.

Thank J9548MVelizabethm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several friends stopped by on Tues Oct 31 for dinner, which was a great experience! Two of us had tacos, which were the best we’ve ever had, and the 3rd person had a delicious burger (their specialty)! In addition, our server was friendly & very...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 19-year-old son and I found Farren's on TripAdvisor and Yelp and decided to give it a try. Hard to find, but worth it! It's small and tucked between a parking garage and Himilayan restaurant on Randolph just off Church. I got the Spicoli Burger...More

1  Thank Dennis N
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Locally famous for huge burgers and with me for the chips with malt vinegar. Burger is large enough to split and very flavorful. Blue cheese dressing is a must have on their burger.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Farren's is one of my favorite places in Champaign. Great food, great atmosphere, great service. Very nostalgic for me, have never been disappointed there.

Thank HonestContributor
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A little hard to find but we'll worth the search. Burgers were some of the best we ever had. French fries fresh and fried right. Burgers large and fries plentiful. All made to order. There was also a large selection of appetizers, salads and sandwiches

Thank Dianne S
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8 April 2016|
Response from marchtraveler2015 | Reviewed this property |
Boy I am not sensitive, so I did not notice. the menu is here: farrenspub. com/ menu (remove spaces) being a college town restaurants are, in general, sensitive to vegan and gluten-free desiderata. But I cannot say.
14 December 2015|
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Response from Pamela T | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Was not impressed the first time so have not been back!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 N Randolph St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Champaign
  • Phone Number: +1 217-359-6977
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