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All 61 Woodstock Restaurants

Woodstock Public House

101 N. Johnson Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
+1 815-337-6060
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Ranked #10 of 61 Restaurants in Woodstock
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Owners Brian & Kathryn Loprino, veteran restaurateurs opened their first Public House Restaurant in 2003. By holding true to their creed - Exceptional Food - Great Spirits! They opened an additional location in 2008 serving Crystal Lake.
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Let me start by saying that this is (and has been) one of my favorite places in the area. Not in Woodstock, in the area. They have quality food and offer gluten free options that aren't a standard in McHenry County. Their move into the Old Courthouse building is, in my opinion, fabulous. I always despised the underground location down... More 

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Kathryn L, Owner at Woodstock Public House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to publicly share your thoughts, compliments and criticisms. As a local business in Woodstock in our 12th year we are so excited to have had the opportunity to grow within our community in a new location. Being able to grow has also afforded us the opportunity to employ more local people as... More 

woodstock, IL
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The new location didn't do anything to improve the variety of food choices. I know a lot of people in Woodstock rave about this place, but I just don't get it. The atmosphere is cold and uninviting. Crammed in tables that the hostess and owner are unaware of. We were first taken to a table right by the kitchen door.... More 

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Huntley, Il
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited the "new" place for the 1st time, Like that they kept the colonial, plainness of the old court house but the velvet paintings of Europe do not go with the décor. Seating was packed in, sat at a two seater table where waiters went back and forth around us to the kitchen. Food was good as usual...They had a... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Public House is one of my favorite places to meet in the area. The food is good, lots of gluten free choices, and the service can't be beat. This is a local place that has the friendly feel whether you're a regular or not!

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is the very first restaurant we went to when we were looking to move to Woodstock, IL. Located just off the town square it felt inviting the moment we entered. The lunch menu has lots of tempting options and they have daily specials. They offer about five soups which are definitely homemade! I'm pretty sure on our first visit... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is always a great choice for dinner out. Lots of great choices of soups, sandwiches, dinner. Definitely try the Shrimp Diablo! Drinks are excellent as well.

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WONDER LAKE
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Excellent food and atmosphere but slightly overpriced. Downstairs location can be a little gloomy on a bright, sunny day. Clientele is older and family oriented, so a good place to go for a business lunch or to have a respite from extremely hot weather or the winter! I LOVE the loaded Baked Potato Soup!!

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Woodstock, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We frequent this restaurant often and not only because of the great food but also because of the super staff staff and clean environment. We take friends family and clients here often. Try the fresh Mahi tacos and the spinach artichoke dip... Outstanding!!!

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Woodstock, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The baked potato soup here is reason enough to go back! Their salads are tasty, and the entrées and sandwiches varied and good

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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Agreed, freeways provide the quickest route from point A to B, however Interstate 94 from MN to Chicago or Milwaukee is boring at best. Try a back road, see what America has to offer! While housed in Mc Henry, IL for a wedding, we attended the grooms dinner in Woodstock, IL. This is vintage America, old time charm with country... More 

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Additional Information about Woodstock Public House

Address: 101 N. Johnson Street, Woodstock, IL 60098
Phone Number: +1 815-337-6060
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Woodstock
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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