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Tommy Nevin's Pub

) #104 of 200 Restaurants in Evanston €€ - €€€ American, Irish, Bar
1450 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4415
+1 847-869-0450
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good35%
  • Average31%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
1450 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4415
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were looking for a quick bite because we had little time, this was right across the street from our hotel. I'm not a bar person, but this place was very nice. And the chicken pot pie was amazing!! We enjoyed every delicious, filling bite....More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

There are plenty of dining choices in Evanston and for our purposes we'll probably won't be returning to Tommy Nevin's. We were there for a Wed dinner. Pretty empty, the restaurant portion was a bit chilly. We ordered Chicken Pot Pie, Meat Loaf, Tilapia, chicken...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We chose Tommy Nevin's Pub for a meet-up of about 25 friends who used to work together -- it was great! The wait staff was attentive and the atmosphere perfect. A perfect happy hour gathering spot!!

Thank JSB915
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great Pub with food and drink specials often during the week. Bartenders are friendly and good with recommendations. Good burgers fresh not frozen $1 on Mon, Tues $2 Tacos, Thurs Endless Wings night Fish n Chips Friday's Special and $5 Burgers on Saturday....

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's an institution by now. Because of this, it can be a bit lax at times. All in all pretty good, though, with the corned beef done to this Celt's liking.

Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Great place for a relaxing meal with or without sports television. Thee are separate rooms which makes it very nice.

Thank Beth B
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Fish and chip special was good a little salty, the service was ok. The projector TV in our eyes was a downer.

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Corned beef is lean, tender and a generous portion but the cabbage is hard as a rock. Potatoes and carrots are good. Service was attentive. Chicken soup was heavy on chicken and light on veggies but that may have been luck of the draw. Would...More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Nevins used to be one of my favorite pubs. No more. Went there twice thus month. Wait staff seemed to have wandered in by accident. Drinks came in about 40 minutes. Food started arriving about half an hour later, with one person at the table...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I was staying at the hotel across the street and visited the place a few times on my stay in Evanston. During the school year the bar is primarily full of college aged kids. Not your typical pub crowd. Decent service and very good beer...More

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Sheldon M
We loved the steak bites on your starters. We haven't been back for a while. Have you considered bringing this item back?
21 May 2015|
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Noel V
What is in the Shepherd's Pie that makes it cost $140.99?
24 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-869-0450
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