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Bub City is Rosemont's destination for barbecue, whiskey and live country music. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. We are temporarily closed due to COVID-19.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $30
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service, Free Wifi, Live Music
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Reviewed October 13, 2020 via mobile

Bub city has great food, Service , and staff the pulled pork sandwich was amazing and so was the Wings wish we would have gotten there earlier so i could of tried the Brisket

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

The service was WOW! There was a full house and we had our meal served very quickly. Great service as well.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

The restaurant is located in a neat part of town. Stopped by after a recommendation from a nearby hotel clerk. Atmosphere is fun and could be loud on a live music night. One of my pet peeves is eating at a restaurant and spending more...money than the value of the meal...that's what happened here. I spend $40 on a beer, some pulled pork, and tater tots. IMO, it's overpriced.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019

The night we dropped in there was no live music (Bub City has a large stage) but that didn't stop us from have an enjoyable time. We shared the Deluxe Combo platter which had smoked chicken wings, pulled pork, grilled brussels sprouts and waffle fries...- more than enough for three people and quite tasty. Lots of great local beers on tap to try and creative cocktails including the Back Porch Tea (sweet tea vodka, bourbon and lemonade). Service was great (thanks to John) and the prices very fair.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 28, 2019

Always enjoy the LEYE Group of eateries, but this is a Rosemont tourist trap. Very small overpriced BBQ portions with not even one side included. An entire pound of cole slaw at a grocery store costs .99 to $ 1.25 can they at least portion...a small bowl and not a thimble full. Nachos had next to no meat at all on them. Doubt the burger was a 1/2 pound either.First server was so disorganized had to ask for a different server which helped. It is such a lovely atmosphere with good live music. Many reviews point out the same flaws which are such as easy fix so don't understand why this can't be another great LEYE experience like L.Woods or Wildfire.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

This place was #1 BBQ place in Rosemont, so I had to check it out. The staff was less than helpful, I asked to sit at the bar. I didn't realize there were 2, so I sat at the one where 1/2 of the seats...were roped off. There were people standing near the bar drinking and there was a female bartender behind the bar that was obsessed with her phone and not interested in talking with me. She walked around the bar (staring at phone) and said bar's closed. Strike 1. Go to high tables in bar area, another staff member there bussing tables. Me: "hi, can I sit at one of these tables?" Busboy: "NO, talk to front desk." Strike 2. Why I didn't walk out then, I don't know. Finally, hit the bar on the other side of the place, bartenders there are nice enough, get a beer, order some food, ribs. Food was tasty, but the portions are small. I ordered a half rack AND an extra side, left hungry. Toast is warm bread, slaw is a shot glass size. Strike 3. For a place that is trying to put out the country bar vibe, they need to work on midwestern friendliness. Simple advice: Walk right past this place and go to Park Tavern 2 doors down. Super nice staff, healthy portions for the same prices.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 24, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner with friends while staying in Rosemont last night. Great place. Great service. Fun atmosphere and decorated really festive for the holiday !

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019

Great place for lunch and dinner. Nice bar restaurant Good drink selection, food was very good. Barbecue is very good. Smoked Ribs and pull pork sandwich was good. Would recommend. Place was very busy but they moved people thru rather quickly

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2019

Nice lunch stop. Prices are good, food was good. Group of five very happy. Staff were friendly and fun. Great way to start out day before heading down to Chicago. Excellent Bloody Mary's-- spicy but good!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

We didn’t know much about this place, but stopped in for dinner while on a work trip. Was pleasantly surprised. Food and service were very good! Prices are reasonable as well. They have a stage but the night we went there was no entertainment. It...looks like a fun place to come on a weekend.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from aislinno939 | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly casual dress but many of the people are just dressed in regular jeans n shirts but i did see some people dressed nice.
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