Chief's Pub

Chief's Pub

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Hours
Sun
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Mon
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tue
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wed
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thu
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Fri
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Sat
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.6 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.8 of 5 bubbles
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Welcome to Chief's Pub! We are a family friendly restaurant by day and a full bar by night. We serve American fare and offer many choices for alcohol, including over 75 different beers. Sports fan? We offer 16 HDTV's and 1 huge 135" TV! Live music every other Saturday and an awesome happy hour deal!
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Table Service
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles18 reviews
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Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Ross F
Highland Park738 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 family
Nice little local sports bar, with tons of televisions on all four walls. Good Guinness beer on tap. The Buffalo Wings were about average for a sports bar, spicy and pretty flavorful, but nothing special, with good chunky blue cheese. The boneless wings were spicy but overcooked and dry. Good tater tots.
Written January 1, 2024
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TobyE
15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 couples
A friend recommended and enjoyed a casual dinner; nice atmosphere, good food, and great service. Clearly will return for another casual occasion, and hope Patrick is serving!
Written May 18, 2023
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Kimmarie S
Lake Forest201 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 none
I hadn't been here in years and was pleasantly surprised! We had the caesar wrap and it was delicious. The truffle fries are great, too!
Written August 21, 2022
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725Gus
Atlanta41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 none
As a retired firefighter, I always have a partiality to anything related to the firefighting industry, or businesses and interests of other firefighters. Having said this, don't think that this is gonna be one of those one sided reviews. Chief's Pub has the chops. A nice place to hang out and have a few beers. And a great menu to satisfy any of the cravings you get after consuming said brews.
Written December 20, 2019
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James H
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 none
Chief’s is a fun neighborhood bar and one of our favorite places. We usually go with a group of friends and always have a good time. The food is consistently good along with interesting craft beers - try the Zombie Dust beer. If you are in the neighborhood give Chief’s a try.
Written December 16, 2019
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illinois travelere
1566 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 friends
Everything we ordered for lunch was delicious. We tried two of the signature burgers and both the truffle and regular fries. About three years ago, Knollwood Fire Chief Chuck's son and daughter took over the Chief's Pub. Recently, Sarah bought out her brother, Joe. They are both firefighters -- Sarah in Chicago and Joe in North Chicago. The three enormous firehouse murals still stand as a tribute to the family history/dedication.
Written June 30, 2019
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Nycethings1234
17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 couples
Great bar with good bar food. We got the fried samplers and it was so much food for 4. The pizza is good too, thin crust
Written April 14, 2019
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ttkura
Lake Forest68 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 family
Pizza is very good, tables tend to be a bit too small esp. for pizza, can get a little noisy at times, decent place for lunch and early dinner
Written January 22, 2019
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tommywilks64
Gurnee1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 couples
Chief's is a solid sports bar in Lake Forest. It's our "go to" spot for great food and solid beer choices. It's usually very busy when we are there, so that has to mean it's the place to be. A young local family owns it, and they are usually there working and helping out. Staff is always friendly. They have the NFL Sunday Ticket so if you need to find me on Sunday look here. Por Roast sandwich is my favorite, and my wife swears by their salads. Chief's is my kind of place!
Written October 21, 2018
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whisox
Tucson285 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 family
Chiefs really should be one of the "go to" places for families in Lake Forest but, unfortunately, the restaurant's food and service haven't lived up to the opportunity. The best you can say about the food is that it is average - although some swear by the pizza. Service can be hit or miss. The bar is very nice. Wish I could give a better review.
Written October 7, 2018
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G6737IBthomass
Mundelein13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 none
Whenever in the Lake Forest area there are a few choice dining locations I tend to frequent, and Chief's rates as the preferred lunch spot. Service is always friendly and attentive. The food selections are varied, well proportioned (at least at lunch), and served hot. Net-net for lunch, all you would demand and appreciate.
Written October 2, 2018
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millamy
Naperville315 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 family
Came here after a long day at Great America, looking for ‘real’ food and this did not disappoint! Nice smaller sized sports bar / pub atmosphere but was still friendly for kids (including a kids menu and all 3 enjoyed their food). Hubby enjoyed the pork tacos and I enjoyed the Italian beef. Kiddos had a hot dog, spaghetti with meatball, and chicken tenders. Also had a good beer selection with some good, unique beers. Very enjoyable spot and would stop here again if we’re in the area.
Written August 17, 2018
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Christopher M
Lake Forest2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 family
Food, drinks and service are all great, as are the prices. The place has a casual, comfortable feel with lots of TVs to watch the White Sox and Bears when they are on (OK, you can also watch the Cubs if you must). High ceiling and good layout make it never feel too crowded even when it is.
Written January 17, 2018
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Traderjoey
Chicago785 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2017 family
The line at Egg Harbor was out the door,so we walked over a feet and turned brunch into lunch. Good burger (pretzel roll) and fries, big screen TV with sports. Both families and Lake Forest College students there. Jeanette our server was nice. It's close to the college and there is plenty of parking. I was temped to try the Chicken Salad or a Meatball sandwich, maybe next time.
Written October 2, 2017
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Joe K
First off, TraderJoey, love it being my name is Joe! Thank you for the kind review! It's not often that our restaurant takes business from Egg Harbor, they have great food and the best breakfast in town. However, when you are looking for sports, pizza, big salads and an awesome burger, we are the go to spot and I'm glad you were able to come in and see that, and we hope to see you soon....with your college friends. Don't forget that next time you are in, show your college I.D. and you receive a 10% discount on your entire check, including alcohol if your of age. Cheers!
Written October 6, 2017
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Jeff M
Highland Park180 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 friends
Ok, how is Chief's only #33/49 in Lake Forest? I know it isn't a high end steak place...or a seafood restaurant that catches fish off a dock, but as far as good food, great service and easy location it's awesome! I went with a couple from LF and was so happy with our waitress. I enjoyed the buffalo chicken sandwich and fries and welcome a return visit soon. It's a shame that Chief's Pub is so low in the ranking behind others that can't hold its proverbial water. Come now. You won't regret it.
Written August 10, 2017
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Joe K
Jeff, I have to say this is one of my favorite reviews ever! So nice of you! Thanks for the great comments, we really appreciate your business and we cannot wait to see you again! Cheers!
Written September 6, 2017
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