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Public House

$$ - $$$American, ,
400 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-5624
+1 312-265-1240
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“nachos” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-5624
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re looking for a lively bar/restaurant that has to long bars and outside eating area, then give Public House a shot. I sat at the bar and the open doors gave me a great look south on State Street. I had the Spicy Mussels...More

Thank dino758
Reviewed 2 days ago

We asked my cousin (who lives in Chicago) where would be a good place near the loop to watch sports for good food, good pint, and decent screens. My husband and I were watching the World Cup. This pub was excellent and nice that there...More

Thank katieladyny
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had business close by, wish I had stopped here last time. Sat at the bar and had a great lunch with a ton of folks watching soccer. The brisket was fantastic and the service was prompt and welcoming. I will be back!

Thank Michael T
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We went to watch baseball and basketball, have some food and drinks for dinner. They had a huge beer selection. The food was surprisingly great for a bar type atmosphere. We ordered fried pickles, wings, and cheese curd for appetizers. The group enjoyed all of...More

Thank jab54401
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

However enjoyable the meal was, the room was too loud that it was difficult to talk to the people sitting at the same table, a downpoint when you're meeting with friends you haven't seen in years. They do serve good hamburgers tough.

Thank Luiz Francisco M
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

First night in Chicago and we wondered around and stumbled across this place, really happy we did too. Great food with lots on the menu and reasonably priced, and I hate paying through the nose for grub, and I was happy with the prices in...More

Thank Mavs801
Reviewed April 4, 2018

In Chicago for a convention, Great atmosphere, Fabulous Food and Service!! Great place to bring clients for a drink and apps. Definitely will go back next time in town!

Thank Kathy C
Reviewed April 2, 2018

My wife and I spent a couple of hours watching college hoops and enjoying a couple "pops". The place is loud and full of energy, but still chill enough to have a conversation. Real nice beer selection, including a few that I had never tried,...More

Thank IndependentTravelAK
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

We came for an afternoon snack. We enjoyed the nachos and the cheese curds. The latter were delicious. We also tried a non alcoholic cake shake. The food was goood. The service was mediocre

Thank leojtracnik
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Had dinner and went back a few hours later for desert. The bbq pork sandwich and fries were really good and the beer selection was off the charts. The bbq sauce was sweet but not overly, we really liked it. If you go get the...More

Thank Dwayne T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $30
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654-5624
  • Public Transportation: Public House is located 2 blocks South of CTA Red Line"s Grand stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-265-1240
  • E-mail
Public House is the perfect place to watch any big game - with over 100+ beers in-house and a 30-foot HD video screen to catch all the action live. Located at the corner of State & Kinzie, the 10,000 square foot restaurant and beer hall sits in the heart of River North. Public House offers American fare with a smokehouse twist in addition to mouth-watering libations; house favorites include bar snacks, flatbreads & tacos, soups & salads, sandwiches & plates, multiple choice mac & cheese, and of course, burgers. On the weekends, Public House transforms into a lively nightlife hotspot where locals and tourists alike unite to enjoy a live DJ, three full-service bars in addition to signature table tap booths, where guests can pour their own beer and shots. Open 7 days a week, Public House offers a full lunch, happy hour, dinner, late night and weekend brunch menus, in addition to catering & events.
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