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Esquire Lounge

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106 N Walnut St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4010
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A LOCAL FAVORITE

This is the go-to for me and my local pals. On Sundays they feature $1 Hamm's. The food is always... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ryan H
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Champaign, Illinois
Great Food to go with the good drinks

The bartenders pour a good drink... but it's the pizza that is the true reason to visit Esquire... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
JoeYates
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Sao Paulo, SP
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  • Excellent42%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
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“free peanuts” (3 reviews)
“local hangout” (2 reviews)
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106 N Walnut St, Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61820-4010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the go-to for me and my local pals. On Sundays they feature $1 Hamm's. The food is always good and the bartenders are always friendly. A fun place to stop when out in downtown Champaign.

Thank Ryan H
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

The bartenders pour a good drink... but it's the pizza that is the true reason to visit Esquire Lounge. They serve the absolute best pizza in Champaign. You won't find that fun tip advertised anywhere.

Thank JoeYates
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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat before an ILLINI basketball game. We usually always get the steak sandwiches which we love!! So flavorful and tender. The sandwiches come with a bag of chips but can get other sides for a small up...More

Thank Sehler
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

Like going here occasionally but sometimes overlook me when I want a drink, may be prefer locals. Good food though.

Thank Jean B
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

We where in Champaign for police convention and we had to find a place for lunch, so took the car to downtown on Neil 1st which has all the restaurants that we needed? Picked the closest one with outdoor seating, we sat inside anyway because...More

Thank Joan P
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Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

The Esquire Lounge has been one of those “go to” locations in Champaign, Illinois for decades and it is well-deserved. They are not only a very nice lounge with a full bar, but their food is very good too. Their burgers have always been one...More

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

The Esquire is a unique local bar where all are welcome--children, college students, and adults. The bar food is good, and I especially like the fried broccoli and the chicken sandwich. Free peanuts in the shell, and you can throw the shells on the floor....More

Thank maryP2565DU
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

Esquire is a great place for late night food after drinking. The gyoza / potstickers here were amazing, as was the pizza.

Thank AandE_G
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Reviewed July 24, 2017

we popped in for a quick lunchtime drink - sat at the bar - it was a busy Friday lunchtime - service a little on the slow side but they were busy - beer was ice cold - did not eat whist we were there...More

Thank JC1064
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Reviewed July 22, 2017

Feel comfortable if you're older, this is not a youngster crowd. Food was all very good and great service considering how busy they were. Very laid back and friendly atmosphere. Can't go wrong stopping by here.

Thank JavaJunkie59
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