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Elgin Public House

219 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
847-468-8810
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Ranked #2 of 175 Restaurants in Elgin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Randolph, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I found this restaurant through several positive reviews on Tripadvisor and figured I'd give it a try. I'm glad that I did! The food was impressive; a nice variety of American cuisines, including salads, burgers, steaks, etc. Also, there is an excellent beer selection. Service was overall very good. There aren't a ton of options out in Elgin. But if... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I took my Dad here for his Birthday yesterday, our second time here. The spinach and mushroom ravioli in a red pepper Alfredo sauce with balsamic vinaigrette tomatoes is wonderful. I added grilled chicken to it. This is my new favorite dish out off anywhere I have eaten in the past year. The decor is a bar/restaurant in a very... More

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Elgin, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is one of Elgin's most unique places to dine! The chef is excellent and will cater to any needs you might have. The beer selection is outstanding. You will not be disappointed!

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Geez I love to be surprised at a restaurant, especially one that has got a rep for burgers - you know, that's what I write about. Like I was supposed to be amazed at Los Angeles' Umami Burger, but wasn't. Across town in West L.A., tho, I was blown away by the burger at Golden State Cafe. Go figure. Elgin... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I've been here many times in the evenings for a pint and a burger, but this morning decided to try out the Sunday brunch. Simply put, the food was amazing. I counted 22 different entree and veg selections not including the fresh fruit and pastry platters. Everything was delicious and at $13.95 the value is great. An added feature that... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

I've been here 2x, both for the beer fest in June. We enjoyed ourselves so much the first time we went back again. It's a really fun & laid back event. It's on a smaller scale attendee wise but offers more than enough brewers to do some good sampling. Because of the smaller size you are actually able to talk... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a neat place. I have been there for lunch twice & will go there again when I am in the area. Its a casual pup. They have a great number of beers. The food is sandwiches & they do have dinners. I had the meatloaf last time as it was the noon special for the day. It was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

This is the second time we've been to EPH, and the food is just outstanding! My nephew had the special bison burger with duck bacon and it was just incredible. Food is always top notch and beer selection is awesome! And as a plus, the waitstaff is always friendly and very knowledgable. I highly recommend Elgin Public House.

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Elgin
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have lived in Elgin for over 25 years and only recently discovered the great food and drinks at Elgin Public House. Thanks to a recent Groupon, I was able to enjoy their bar atmosphere as well as a casual meal with a friend. Many food options are available and both meals I enjoyed for their freshness and flavor. There... More

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chicago, il
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

sat at bar. female btender was just rude to all customers including the waitstaff getting drinks for there tables. Had the bbq sandwich it was ok. Not a good experience. there are better options in area.

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Additional Information about Elgin Public House

Address: 219 E Chicago St, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
Phone Number: 847-468-8810
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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