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Skoog's Pub & Grill

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155 Mill Street, Utica, IL 61373
815-667-5800
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 36
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent food at a decent price

We were in Utica and decided to stop at Skoogs for lunch. There was a decent amount of seating and the waitress was quick to take our order and make sure we we had everything we needed. We ordered cups of chili to start and were impressed with not only the size of the cup (more like a bowl), but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Kona J
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Argenta, Illinois
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Argenta, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were in Utica and decided to stop at Skoogs for lunch. There was a decent amount of seating and the waitress was quick to take our order and make sure we we had everything we needed. We ordered cups of chili to start and were impressed with not only the size of the cup (more like a bowl), but... More 

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Elkhart, Indiana
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7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food was very good. I had the wings and they are huge. I ordered 12 and only could finish 3. My husband had the bacon wrapped pork chops and real mashed potatoes. Husband was Very impressed that they made real mashed potatoes. We will be back when visiting the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

We came into Utica when the brunch was sold out at Starved Rock Lodge. Food was really good far better than we expected for a local bar!

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Chicago, Illinois
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386 restaurant reviews
432 helpful votes 432 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you visit Starved Rock State Park and don't take a before or after side trip along "the strip" or Mill Street in nearby Utica with its restaurants, bistros, specialty shops and tourist attractions, you're missing part of the experience, like going to Mount Rushmore and passing up Deadwood and Custer and Spearfish. Part of that experience is eating and/or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Ate here last time we visited Utica. My husband had to have the wings again and I enjoyed my 8-layer salad again too! It is popular and busy, even at 3pm, but the service and food was as good as we remembered. We will come back again!

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New Lenox, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We stopped in to Skoogs with our family of five after a day of hiking at Starved Rock State Park. Most of us ordered their fried chicken, which comes out piled impossibly high on the plate and proved to be WAY too much food for any one of us to eat. Despite the massive quantity, this was also good quality... More 

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Chicago
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47 reviews 47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I was kind of disappointed after reading the reviews. I was there in a fairly big group & we all thought the good was ok, not great. The biggest hit were the Wings. Everything else was average & not really worth the long wait. It was a nice bar to sit in & watch sports on the TVs.

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Homer Glen, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice people friendly good food and kid friendly full bar menu on line had wings and tacos and the cod and all was very good

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Windham, New Hampshire
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39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nothing fancy, but a better than average pub. Sandwiches were delicious and definitely hand crafted. Good value.

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Decatur, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I was going to leave because the atmosphere is bland. Ordered a hamburger and was pleasantly surprised at the quantity and yumminess of it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 155 Mill Street, Utica, IL 61373
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 815-667-5800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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