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Public House

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Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM
2

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$13 - $30
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Menu

BAR SNACKS
$10.0
Fried Cheese Curds
312, tomato caponata, parmesan peppercorn
$9.0
Fried Pickles
dill pickles, foothill farms ranch
$9.0
Deviled Eggs
thick cut bacon
$7.0
Sweet Potato Tots
ipa honey mustard
$11.0
Crispy Brussels Sprouts
balsamic, parmesan, lemon-garlic aioli
$12.0
Roasted Garlic Hummus
herb tomato, naan, garden vegetables
$8.0
Hand Cut Fries
dry rubbed, sea salt, parmesan garlic - 2
$12.0
Buffalo Charred Cauliflower
foothill farms ranch
ESSENTIALS
$12.0
Seasonal Sausage
ask your server today!
$9.0
Housemade Pretzel
baked daily, cheddar beer fondue
$14.0
Crispy Chicken Wings
carrots + celery; smoked: spicy bbq or white bbq; spicy buffalo: foothill farms ranch or blue cheese
$14.0
Classic Single Sliders
american cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, house sauce, brioche bun
$18.0
Tuna Poke
marinated raw ahi, avocado, scallion, jalapeño, mango sesame glaze
$10.0
Seasonal Guacamole
juagillo rubbed chips, seasonal fruit, cilantro
$15.0
Fried Calamari*
pickled peppers, jalapeño aioli
$17.0
Spicy Grilled Shrimp *
quinoa, arugula, cilantro, bourbon sriracha glaze
$13.0
Nachos
sea salt tortilla chips, oxaxca, pepper jack & cheddar blend, beans, pico de gallo, sour cream, lettuce, guacamole
$15.0
Duck Confit Poutine
hand cut fries, gruyere, white cheddar, housemade duck gravy
SOUPS & SALADS
ADD ONS: grilled chicken $5, smoked turkey $4, skirt steak $7, grilled shrimp $6, salmon $8
$8.0
Daily Soup
$16.0
Pulled Chicken
mixed greens, apple, walnuts, dates, avocado, fennel, cornbread croutons, goat cheese, honey-cilantro vinaigrette
$14.0
Quinoa Hearts Of Palm
mixed greens, corn, zucchini, tomato, egg, hearts of palm, green bean, feta, onion, red wine vinaigrette
$14.0
The Chopped
chopped romaine & iceberg, truffle salami, bacon, provolone, parmesan, cherry tomato, kalamata olives, radish, honey red wine vinaigrette
$16.0
Southwestern
grilled chicken, crisp romaine, napa cabbage, avocado, corn, black beans, monterey jack, aged cheddar, chihuahua, pico de gallo, tortilla strips, chipotle lime dressing
$12.0
Greek
chopped romaine, kalamata olives, red & yellow peppers, grape tomato, shaved red onion, cucumber, pepperoncini, feta, naan, red wine vinaigrette
$16.0
Skirt Steak & Arugula
balsamic red onion, cherry tomato, crispy garlic, maytag blue cheese, ginger lime dressing
$13.0
Fall Harvest
spinach, butternut squash, couscous, goat cheese, pear, cranberries, red onion, candied walnuts, dijon dressing
MUSSEL BOWLS*
$18 :: one pound of bar harbor mussels served with sourdough boulet.
Belgian White
hoegaarden, lemon cream, garlic, parsley
Lemongrass-Ginger
tiger shrimp, green cabbage, scallion, red thai chili
Spicy Tomato-Garlic
calamari, tomato caponata, garlic, basil
MULTIPLE CHOICE MAC & CHEESE
$10 :: choice of ingredients - priced per item
$2.0
house smoked bacon
$2.0
smoked pulled chicken
$2.0
chorizo
$2.0
pulled pork
$2.0
burnt end brisket
$1.0
caramelized onion
$2.0
chicken sausage
$2.0
wild mushroom
$1.0
roasted jalapeño
$5.0
truffle oil
CLASSICS
choice of dry rubbed, sea salt, parmesan garlic fries - 2, sweet potato tots - 2
$10.0
Grilled Cheese
sharp american, brioche
$14.0
Fried Chicken Sandwich
american cheese, tomato, shredded lettuce, house sauce, brioche bun
$16.0
The Burger
american cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle, garlic mayo, hawaiian sesame bun
$15.0
Chicken Burger
sharp cheddar, caramelized onion, tomato, avocado, white bbq, hawaiian sesame bun
$15.0
Grilled Chicken Sandwich
grilled chicken breast, bacon, havarti cheese, avocado, lettuce, roasted tomato aioli, brioche bun
$17.0
Blackened Fish Sandwich
grilled mahi-mahi, red cabbage, watermelon radish, pickled carrot, spicy miso aioli
$14.0
House Smoked Turkey Sandwich
havarti cheese, roasted cherry tomatoes, shaved red onions, baby greens, citrus aioli, toasted ciabatta
$13.0
BLT
thick cut bacon, iceberg lettuce, beefsteak tomato, herb aioli, brioche
$42.0
14oz Prime NY Strip
house char, grilled asparagus, roasted garlic
DAILY SPECIALS
$12.0
Monday - Cheesesteak
$10.0
Tuesday - Burger + Beer
$16.0
Wednesday - Tacos
$14.0
Thursday - Crab Cakes
Friday - Chef's Choice
TACOS
flour tortillas, corn tortillas, lettuce wraps
$15.0
Skirt Steak
queso fresco, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, salsa roja
$15.0
Pork Carnitas
roasted pork, onion, cilantro, oxaxca, salsa verde
$15.0
Baja Fish*
crispy mahi-mahi, citrus slaw, pineapple, habanero crema, guacamole
$15.0
Braised Chicken
avocado and cabbage slaw, salsa roja, pickled peppers
FLATBREADS
$18.0
Wild Mushroom
mozzarella, caramelized onion, spinach, white truffle
$18.0
BBQ Pulled Pork
spicy bbq, mozzarella, cheddar, jalapeño, pineapple, crispy shallots
$18.0
Pesto Chicken
chicken sausage, tomato, mozzarella, goat cheese, arugula
$18.0
Burrata
roasted tomato-garlic, lemon, basil, arugula
SMOKED BBQ
$14.0
Brisket Sliders
spicy bbq, crispy shallots, mini brioche bun
$16.0
Pulled Pork Sandwich
crisp napa slaw, spicy bbq, brioche bun
$18.0
Wagyu Brisket Dip
swiss cheese, grilled onion, stout jus', butter roll
$18.0
BBQ 1/2 Chicken
spicy bbq, white bbq, napa slaw, sea salt fries
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sports bar type atmosphere. Ordered chicken burger & it was different. Great fries. Expensive sangria but good. Wished I had the cheesesteak sandwich. Friendly service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Roitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Public House with friends for a casual lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The bar is close to public parking and not super busy on a Sunday when there is no game on. I had the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Suero20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These guys were open for business. Excellent beer selection and the food is top notch! Nothing bad to say in any way about thos place. Really enjoyed it. Send me out the door full and warm on the coldest day in chicago ever.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank madmaximus79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to eat and watch a game. Would be my go to place for a sports bar in downtown Chicago as of now. A lot of food options and all very good in our group.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank trtraveltheplace
Reviewed January 7, 2019

My wife and I ate here for dinner while visiting Chicago. We started out with the cheese curds for an appetizer and I had a Daisycutter to wash it all down. The cheese curds were excellent, especially for not being in Wisconsin! For dinner I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nateviland
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Passed by on my final day in Chicago as never been before, as it was close to Xmas there were Xmas parties going on so I sat at the bar and paid $13 for a vodka, very expensive. What I liked the most is on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jermaine J
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Overall this place was great. Good game day specials and a great atmosphere. The servers were great! The nachos and mussels were great.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ellenp202
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop in and get a drink late at night. Would definitely go back. Nothing not to like about this place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bullitt78
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Good bar feel...big screens...large bar with people congregating around it...sat of uncomfortable bar stool at the table for four. Good service. BBQ chicken was good and plentiful...salads were generous and very good...good list of beer on tap...food was overall very good and would recommend this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank eyeu
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We were lucky to find this after early voting. It was empty and early but we had a breakfast flat bread and an egg burrito. The food was delicious. We are going back on Saturday morning. Staff was attentive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johndS6267VU
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