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McGonigal's Pub

$$ - $$$Irish, ,
105 S Cook St, Barrington, IL 60010-4311
+1 847-277-7400
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“pot roast” (6 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (8 reviews)
“scotch egg” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
105 S Cook St, Barrington, IL 60010-4311
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

I ate here, for an early afternoon Saturday lunch while in town for a bridal shower, while my wife and daughters were at the shower. The place had a good crowd and it was loud due to people cheering for a World Cup soccer game....More

Thank irishbogs
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I have been going here for the past five years. Never been disappointed. Service and food is excellent.

Thank jca6352017
Reviewed April 8, 2018

The food is good, very good. there were so many people there that it was hard to hear my husband and the server. The group that was there were drunk and thought it was ok to keep yelling.

Thank Elisabeth S
Reviewed March 12, 2018

This is my second time and it was just as good as the first. Met a buddy of mine here and this was his first. Very cool little Irish Pub. Nice décor. Vintage brick walls. I tried The Denny Rueben. Nice sandwich. A lot of...More

Thank Trav_LN_now
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

The best pot roast and potatoes I've ever had! The Guinness barbecue wings were delicious! Clean, great service, lovely place. We will definitely be back!

Thank Nicole C
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

If you want to feel like you’ve gone back to Ireland, this is the place. Food is very good, well portioned, and has a good mix of comfort and Irish/English food items (not that the later doesn’t make you comfy). Good selection of on tap...More

Thank JohntheLast
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I ended up at this Irish Pub because the place we had hoped to dine at had closed. For a Thursday night, it was pretty crowded. I loved the decor-wood, stained glass, Irish themes...we were placed in a corner booth by the...More

Thank Calmac3
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Several of our cousins were in town for the holidays and we decided to meet up at McGonigal’s pub for dinner. Because of the size of the group we were able to arrange a separate room which worked out well. Our sever was attentive and...More

Thank crownct938
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times, but the last time we were there was with a large group after an event in town. The food at that time was served family style and was tasteless. The fastest service is when you order drinks,...More

1  Thank funinthesun526
Reviewed April 26, 2017

McGonigal's Pub is everything that you could want in an Irish pub. They have great pub food and they have a nice selection of beers, at least 40, I think. McGonigal's Pub is perfect for stopping after a long day at work and you have...More

Thank Allen21096
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Irish, Bar, Pub
Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 S Cook St, Barrington, IL 60010-4311
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 847-277-7400
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Established in 2010 in the center of downtown Barrington Illinois, McGonigal’s Pub has been voted “Best Suburban Irish Pub” in the Chicagoland area and is also ranked as one of the top Irish Pubs in the nation. We provide a traditional Irish Pub setting with a warm, fun and inviting atmosphere. Over twenty beers on tap with our “perfect pour” recognized Guinness pints being some of the best you’ll get anywhere outside or Ireland. Our full food menu has a great variety of options and features delicious Irish fare - fish and chips, shepherd's pie and boxtys are some of our top sellers - plus we easily have the BEST reubens and burgers in the region! We also have a kids menu, late night menu for dining after 10 PM and provide fantastic daily food & drink specials. McGonigal’s Pub is open at 11 AM seven days a week for lunch and dinner.
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