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Durty Nellies Pub

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) #31 of 112 Restaurants in Palatine $$ - $$$ American, ,
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
+1 847-358-9150
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
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11 - 20 of 64 reviews

Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Saw Tony Ocean show on a Saturday. Not too busy. Good burgers and Mac & Cheese. Scotch egg was also nice. Wine list was adequate.

Thank AnnElizabeth97123
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

We saw Run Forrest Run (90s) and Spazmatics (80s) cover bands. It was moderately crowded. Easy to get a drink at the bar in the "stage" room. Was moderately cold early but likely intentional for when it gets crowded/hot. Accoutics sounded great for the 90s...More

Thank nlman1985
Reviewed March 18, 2016

We expected that a restaurant with the name Durty Nellies and reputation for being an Irish pub would have great corned beef and cabbage. We were dead WRONG. The worst meal of CB & C we've ever had. 30 or so yrs ago I lived...More

Thank Paul N
Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Food is hot & delicious - service is fun & friendly - any night of the week is a great time to stop & enjoy! Also right at the train station stop - handy to meet friends with plenty of parking!

Thank SusanStar88
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We went to Durty Nellies for the Super Bowl and they did it up just right. Great atmosphere with TVs everywhere you looked. The food was very good, it is bar food but better than bar food. The pizza was so good I think they...More

Thank chicagohartnett
Reviewed November 2, 2015

They always have a unique/rare Revolution, Three Floyds, or other quality brewer on tap along with an even larger bottle selection. If I'm looking for a beer on draft this is my first thought. Food is at minimum decent with some very good efforts. Definitely...More

Thank Marc L
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Good Bar food that about it. Not really memorable. It's better known for it's nightclub with the younger set.

Thank toothdiver
Reviewed October 21, 2015

Was there in Sept., 2015 for Cancer fundraiser and ordered a glass of wine and grass fed burger (cheese). Was there with 2 friends and it was great. 1 friend ordered the meat loaf dinner and she said that was very good too and the...More

Thank nancyflys
Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

You choose, sit inside or out at Durty Nellies. Always a fun place to meet friends and enjoy a casual atmosphere for food and drinks. Their burgers are very good and you can get Bison, much leaner than beef but very flavorful, just don't over...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Went there with my family and some friends of us on a Wednesay night, around 6.30-ish. The service was okay, but the wait for our meals was somewhat long. It personally was my first time there, and I was quite surprised by the (super) small...More

Thank CathP4T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
  • Public Transportation: Metra Palatine Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-358-9150
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