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Skoog's Pub & Grill

€€ - €€€American, ,
155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
+1 815-667-5800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (37 reviews)
“burger” (20 reviews)
“fries” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun friendly place to try. The food was very good and portions were more than ample. Both inside and outside seating is available and the large bar has many places to find your perfect seat. TV's throughout the bar made for easy...More

Thank KevinMB60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for early dinner after visiting state park, sat outside because of perfect weather. Waitress was great from start to end, food came out very hot and fresh. We had jazzy chicken and fish sandwich. Both good choices. Very filling lots of food,...More

Thank Ttsue
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Spent time in Utica visiting Starved Rock. Utica was disappointing in that it only seems to have any touristy stuff open on weekends. In any case was hoping to have a good dinner. Skoogs was that perfect small town place. The burgers were huge and...More

Thank IowaTravellinGuy
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Went for dinner and the food was excellent. It is a small restaurant and our party ended up sitting at the bar. the service was great and everyone was very satisfied with their meals.

Thank vcooper2017
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a great place to go for local down home cooking. The wings are fantastic. We have ordered for Christmas parties. Service is great. On weekends you may have to wait for a table.

Thank William M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Great family place wings are big and amazing taste. Several flavors to choose from. Good prices. Will deff be returning

Thank Jody H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after a rafting trip and brought my appetite. Had the Skoogs burger which is pretty large and hit the spot. The place was clean and the staff was pretty friendly. The rest of my group enjoyed their meals as well. A good spot...More

Thank jshive
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Brought the college kids with us, and highly anticipated a great meal. Very busy, service very slow. When wings came out she informed us kitchen had miscounted and one in our group did not get their wings...we completely finished eating, minus the one without a...More

1  Thank QBT
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

After a hike at Starved Rock my husband and I were very hungry and wanted someplace close. Based on the reviews we decided to try here. Normally we avoid pubs but we were pleasantly surprised from the time we walked in. It was clean, cute,...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

oh boy, we just got done hiking miles and decided we needed a burger and a Bloody Mary. Both Available Here! You need to stop this place is clean, friendly and the Burgers are huge and handmade. Thanks Skoog's for a great lunch.

Thank Jakics
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Questions & Answers
Ted V
5 September 2016|
Response from Kevin L | Reviewed this property |
My experience has taught me to always call the establishment to verify Holiday hours. Seems some places close earlier than usual depending on demand (and severe weather).
Joan B
7 July 2016|
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Response from Brandee B | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed throughout the town providing they are on a leash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 815-667-5800
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic "Starved Rock State Park" region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.
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