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The Office

American, Bar, Pub
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201 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2040
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great place to unwind with a drink or grab a beer and a bite with friends. I've met friends and business associates on the patio on more than one occasion. We have yet to have a poor experience.

Thank SandraParga1306
Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food but a bit on the pricier side. The out sort seating is awesome! A large selection of beers and wines.

Thank Carl C
Chicago, Illinois
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155 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner and drinks. We sat outside. Service was fair. Food was good. Basic menu. Atmosphere was great. Firepits were lovely. They kept the bugs away on a summer night

Thank Rudypup
Richmond, Virginia
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168 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used to like to come here when this space was McNally's Pub. Change of ownership and menu aside, this is still a good watering hole in downtown St. Charles. Service and food are both good and you don't feel like your being rushed so they can turn a table.

Thank Ziganki
Aurora, Illinois
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stopped in with my daughter to have dinner before a concert at the Arcada Theatre. We both really enjoyed our meals and had a very responsive server. The only thing I didn't appreciate was the intoxicated patron at the bar who was making loud comments to his buddy in reaction to a sporting event on TV and cursing. I... More 

Thank David P
Saint Charles, Illinois
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go regularly because, inspite of the traffic noise, we enjoy the space and ambiance of the bar and patio. Nice place to come for drinks. The nachos are excellent, otherwise food is mediocre, nothing to write home about. At our last visit on July 25th we order from the food menu. Apparently there is a separate drink menu and... More 

Thank TravelingM52
Elgin, Illinois
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have tried every Friday throughout this summer to go to The Office on Fridays for the Fish of the Day. We sit outside which has a higher noise level due to the traffic. We have always had excellent service that is quick and friendly making an enjoyable afternoon or evening. The fish, just plain excellent, cooked to perfection. This... More 

Thank barry b
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice attractive space with a nice patio. It's a little loud on the patio because it's on the street, but that's OK. I recommend doing the 1/2 and 1/2 lunch special, you'll get to sample more.

Thank Christine D
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place is awesome, I loved their patio and the food and the drinks were very very good. Would love to come back.

Thank TheBeginner
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I have been to the office several times and with the exception of their substantial salads I have been slightly underwhelmed by the food flavor and quality. Our last visit was disappointing as none of the speciality beers on the menu were available and we were offered some less desirable options. In the end it is a great location and... More 

Thank Mihai S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2040
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: 630.549.0287

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?