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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
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
103 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
93 helpful votes 93 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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Newark, Delaware
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Booked a small wedding reception for our oldest son and his fiancé who live in Elgin and was not disappointed! Made all the arrangements via phone and email as we live out of state and Lou and her team could not have been more accommodating. We were in a private dining room with our entrance, bar and restrooms and it's... More

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Elgin, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

EPH is Blessing to Elgin IL ... Time after time they plate better than pub grub to us all There beer selection is vast and varied and the staff always aims to serve All in all time (and money) well spent

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Elgin, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Amazing beer selection with an awesome menu. They do a lot of activities, like quiz night and things like that. Really a fun fun place, highly recommend.

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