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Emmett's Brewing

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5200 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4688
+1 630-434-8500
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“potato skins” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (5 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5200 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4688
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Reviewed January 26, 2018

I was always impressed by downtown Downers Grove and noted a number of pubs and restaurants that looked like they were worth checking out. Emmett's was on the list and so I enlisted a group of friends from the area, none of whom had ever...More

Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Haven’t been here in awhile, but took my son here for steak birthday dinner and we were both pleasantly surprised by the food and the spot on service. Wonderful steak cooked perfectly and great scallops risotto.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise! Even though neither of us drink beer, we were so excited with the menu! We just wanted a few appetizers, but everything looked so appealing... and they offered small bites! It was perfect. We were able to try a variety without...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We've been meaning to try Emmett's for some time and were glad when we finally got down here on a summer Sunday and ate dinner on the patio. We really appreciated their menu options, particularly the small bites, a collection of single serving appetizers at...More

Thank ghp3
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We were in town for a family event and had a private room. Very nice space to entertain and converse with family and friends. Food was good and properly prepared and the pretzel with mustard dipping sauce was especially good. Service seemed to be either...More

Thank David F
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

We live in the area and it is walking distance so we figured why not walk to dinner and relax. Their beers are good and the burgers were great! We'd definitely go back.

Thank Beth M
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

We were here for a baby shower. It was a nice private room and perfect size for about 30 people. The room seemed to be divided up so I'm sure if your party was larger they could accomodate that. They had a nice brunch. There...More

Thank Melisx33
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Food was so good. Husband had one of the local beers and said it was great. He had the crab cake sandwich and I had the Brie burger. Both were amazing. Great staff.

Thank Alana B
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I love this quaint little brewery in downtown Downers Grove. My partner and I came for appetizers and beer on a snowy Monday evening and watched the snow sprinkle from the sky from our indoor table. I can't wait to go and sit on the...More

Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

As I passed daily by this place I imagined that is somehow set aside from the irish pub down the street...but is not! It was lunch time on Saturday and busy.Adjacent to bar and two room there is a catering area that looked nice.Beautiful framed...More

Thank boemiana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5200 Main St, Downers Grove, IL 60515-4688
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-434-8500
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