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Elgin Public House

) #2 of 151 Restaurants in Elgin $$ - $$$ American, ,
219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
+1 847-468-8810
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“fried pickles” (10 reviews)
“bison burger” (9 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall a good meal with good service. The burger and Mac & Cheese were very good...the cheese curds were a tad overcooked and I am surprised they'd serve a Fat Tire in a can. Solid experience. Would we go back. Yes.

Thank metntex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting for business, great surprise with space on back and attendance, place was packed. Family friendly atmosphere. Following waitress recommendation ordered a Burger Saltimbocca and will never forget. It was simply delicious!!! A must in that beautiful city.

Thank 179miltonc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly energetic vibe. Great bartenders and wait staff. Drinks are good. Food is good. Clean and well managed.

Thank webster p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the street, Elgin Public House looks like a little store front shop, but once you step through the doors, you discover a very large and fun atmosphere. Great selection of menu items! Everyone in our group had something different and everyone enjoyed their meal.

Thank Arnel R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They had a lot of differnt choices than most brunch places, and everything was delicious, really delicious! We'll be back!

Thank Patti D
Reviewed June 18, 2017

Fathers' Day brunch was wonderful with a spectacular assortment of food, outstanding service, and family friendly. Great selection of brews.

Thank theschoolnurse
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Twice we've dined there with a group and both times the separate checks were wrong and coincidentally in favor of the house. Hmm?

Thank George M
Reviewed May 23, 2017

For casual food, EPH is a great choice anytime. Our friend visiting from Dallas loved the ahi tuna sandwich and my blue cheese burger was great as well. It's a great place to go if you are hungry in the late evening.

Thank haefligers
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Best pulled pork ever, especially if they have the blue cheese slaw on special! Good beer selection and speciality dinners.

Thank Marge R
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We are here on Sunday for the 1pm seating. The place was very busy but got seated pretty quick. Reservations was a must for this day. They had so many options on the Buffett from breakfast to lunch items. Overall I wasn't that impressed with...More

Thank JPH7916
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Nearby Attractions
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.51 miles away
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.09 miles away
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.35 miles away
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January 4, 2017|
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Response from kitzbuhelkid | Reviewed this property |
I would certainly think so. Very spacious restaurant with a great atmosphere. Enjoy.
sandra b
October 2, 2016|
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Response from nhagel8840 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. they do. We went there once because we love brunch and had enjoyed our dinner there. Some of the other customers seemed to be repeat customers. It wasn't for us. We did not like the Eggs Benedict. They were... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 12:00 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: 219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 847-468-8810
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