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The Celtic Knot Public House

626 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-4507
+1 847-864-1679
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Irish, Pub
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626 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-4507
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Irish bar in Evanston with a restaurant. Only place I know to get great Fish and chips or shepherd's pie on the Northshore. Cheerful servers and bartenders Always greet you like old friends whether a newcomer or not! Love holiday high tea and story...More

Thank Carehb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice irish pub with excellent food and a great atmosphere!Anytime i go to Evanston i have to call in for a pint! Love this place👍👍👍

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is OK but the atmosphere is a bit depressing. Very dark. Wish they had an outdoor area during the summer.

Thank Faustodinapoli
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful cold pasta, chicken, cucumber dinner! It was new to the menu and bound to be a hit. Delicious and filling. I'm going back again to sit outside and have another perfect meal. Everything was great. No complaints from anyone and all left...More

Thank Mablesmama
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Came here with a few friends for dinner when everything else in Evanston had a long wait for tables. Had a burger- very good but nothing over the top. The onion rings, however, were by far some of the absolute best onion rings I have...More

Thank Lina L
Reviewed June 12, 2017

My friends and I gather here often for a delicious Irish themed meal. Not only is the waitstaff cordial but they are unconcerned when we spend time chatting long after the last morsel is devoured. Irish chicken soup, homemade chips, Shepard's pie, and toffee pudding...More

Thank JB7274
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Was there this evening for a professional group meeting. Service and menu selection is very good. Honestly though, the food was not. I ordered a lamb burger, medium/pink. It arrived almost well done. I sent it back and the replacement was fine...when I bit into...More

Thank RPCV66
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

As Irish as they come. Welcoming, comfortable and friendly pub serving traditional pub grub whilst enjoying a pint or two... live music entertainment during the week adds to the charm of this casual reliable venue.

Thank Juggy333
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Went to Celtic Knot twice in a few weeks and had a great time. Visited on St. Pattys Day, food was great and enjoyed the fmusuc and dancing. Visited again later for a friend's birthday, the staff was very attentive and totally coo with letting...More

Thank Mandamarie76
Reviewed April 22, 2017

The food is good Irish pub fare, and it's about as authentic as you can get. If you're lucky there will be live Irish music playing in the background.

Thank Terence B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $20
Irish, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201-4507 (Formerly Celtic Knot)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: +1 847-864-1679
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The Celtic Knot Public House is a locally owned and independently operated pub and restaurant located steps from hotels, Northwestern University and public transport in downtown Evanston.
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