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Elgin Public House

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219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
+1 847-468-8810
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 10:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Putnam, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I must say that I am very happy that we discovered this place. Food : Amazing! Service: amazing! Great atmosphere good beer. What else can you ask for!? Definitely coming back.

Thank Agata N
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while in the area. Glad we tried it and will definitely be back. Good craft beer selection and good food! Bison burger was awesome! Service was very good, too.

Thank tj152
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming here for years. Great food. Great service and nice to walk around the area. Tasty appetizers and drinks. Good presentation. Nice place.

Thank Bridget D
Elgin, Illinois
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Been here a few times and always have had good food, mainly burgers. A friend of mine and I went here most recently a few weeks ago. The place was busy, but we were seated quickly and our orders taken relatively fast too. Food was also delivered soon there after. Drinks were refilled, we were checked on to make sure... More 

Thank Andrea S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The selection of food is large, beer list is even larger. Have eaten there a few times and always have been happy with the service and food.

Thank Termc9074
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

100% fantastic place! Families will love the eatery and friends will love the bar too. The service is awesome, very attentive and bar staff are highly competent, helpful and friendly. The atmosphere and ambience is homely, with loads of bench or table seating in three different downstairs sections and an additional upstairs room. It can cater for couples to larger... More 

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Los Altos, California, United States
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505 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Elgin Public House has 2 floors of seating, a huge menu, and lots of beers to choose from. A great place to meet friends or family in the west Chicago suburbs. Open late at night, a great place to hang out and wait for the traffic to get better while in Chicagoland.

Thank Rhett L
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were going to an event at festival park that was overcrowded with extremely long lines for food. We decided to go to Elgin Public House instead. We had been there once before. Although they were very busy, because many people were there for the same reason, we found a place at the bar in about 15 minutes. The bartender... More 

Thank nhagel8840
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Monday special before 10 PM, you can get hamburger for $5. I had the B&B hamburger with blue cheese and bacon. Also, the prices are reasonable compare with the food. The restaurant is big, but parking is not the best.

Thank Karla D
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is our go to spot for delicious food that is spot on, every visit. Everything my family and I have ordered has been so good and the service is also dynamite!

Thank Katherine J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-468-8810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?