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Elgin Public House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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219 E Chicago St, 219 E Chicago St, 60120-6502, Elgin, Illinois, Elgin, IL 60120-6502
+1 847-468-8810
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Elgin, Illinois
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58 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always have a good experience at EPH! Their food is always great and they have a pretty good beer menu also!

Thank Kelz225
Chicago, IL
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant with family and friends and thoroughly enjoyed our experience! Burgers were off the chart! Thanks!

Thank kitzbuhelkid
Putnam, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

I must say that I am very happy that we discovered this place. Food : Amazing! Service: amazing! Great atmosphere good beer. What else can you ask for!? Definitely coming back.

Thank Agata N
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while in the area. Glad we tried it and will definitely be back. Good craft beer selection and good food! Bison burger was awesome! Service was very good, too.

Thank tj152
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for years. Great food. Great service and nice to walk around the area. Tasty appetizers and drinks. Good presentation. Nice place.

Thank Bridget D
Elgin, Illinois
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Been here a few times and always have had good food, mainly burgers. A friend of mine and I went here most recently a few weeks ago. The place was busy, but we were seated quickly and our orders taken relatively fast too. Food was also delivered soon there after. Drinks were refilled, we were checked on to make sure... More 

Thank Andrea S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The selection of food is large, beer list is even larger. Have eaten there a few times and always have been happy with the service and food.

Thank Termc9074
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

100% fantastic place! Families will love the eatery and friends will love the bar too. The service is awesome, very attentive and bar staff are highly competent, helpful and friendly. The atmosphere and ambience is homely, with loads of bench or table seating in three different downstairs sections and an additional upstairs room. It can cater for couples to larger... More 

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Los Altos, California, United States
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519 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Elgin Public House has 2 floors of seating, a huge menu, and lots of beers to choose from. A great place to meet friends or family in the west Chicago suburbs. Open late at night, a great place to hang out and wait for the traffic to get better while in Chicagoland.

Thank Rhett L
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We were going to an event at festival park that was overcrowded with extremely long lines for food. We decided to go to Elgin Public House instead. We had been there once before. Although they were very busy, because many people were there for the same reason, we found a place at the bar in about 15 minutes. The bartender... More 

Thank nhagel8840

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?