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Skoog's Pub & Grill

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American, Bar, Pub
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155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
+1 815-667-5800
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, decent atmosphere, and an OK visit in an area not familiar with. Will probably get in the area again, sometime in the future, and will stop by.

Thank Denny B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here a few times and I will be back! Everyting I have tried has been really tasty and priced right!

Thank giggly711
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Visited after a day hiking. The downtown area is very nice, and this bar/restaurant was as well. My kids had burgers, and I had a grilled chicken sandwich. Food was not bad, wasn't great either. Pretty average bar food. Service was really good. Mozzarella sticks were pretty good! Wish we have tried the wings, the mini tacos were average.

Thank neg2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been to Skoog's a number of times with friends & family. Never disappointed. Staff is great and the food exceptional. Chicken wings are crazy good and can be ordered via a whole bunch of different flavored (6 at a time). Nobody I have brought to Skoog's has been disappointed and the pricing is very good. Parking in front on... More 

Thank Kevin L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

The food was outstanding! We had the wings as an app and the Italian beef sandwiches for dinner. Great service and family friendly setting !

Thank Matt D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped after a day of hiking and wandering around Utica and are so happy we did! The place is clean and inviting. The food was amazing and our server, Johanna, was fantastic!! We will be back!

Thank Mbrady978
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

So, somehow I ended up in the area of Utica over the weekend. I was about 100 miles from home and in what I would describe as pure, remote, Midwest heartland. Utica is actually a charming little town….street really, just about a block, maybe two, long. Quite pleasant and well kept. Well, me and the lads were a bit tired... More 

Thank Tundraclown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I loved the wings! The place was clean and nice as well, good atmosphere. Also be sure to try the Mac n cheese bites! I don't understand why anyone would rate this joint three stars, it's exactly what you want after a long day of hiking at starved rock, delicious comfort food.

Thank alice71289
Michael R, Customer Service at Skoog's Pub & Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and all of us here at Skoog's Pub and Grill couldn't agree with you more! We're a great place before or after hiking at Starved Rock! Thanks for visiting! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Great food! We love their fish, mashed potatoes, and broccoli bites. The service has always been great even when there is a big group of us. Definitely a must try when in the area.

Thank Crystal W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a impromptu weekend with our kids - all the food was excellent and very affordable. The steak sandwich was especially good.

Thank Jason H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 815-667-5800
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic "Starved Rock State Park" region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.

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