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“a very nice wedding”

The Onion Pub & Brewery
Ranked #11 of 78 Restaurants in Barrington
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 14, 2013

went to a wedding on a friday night at the onion in lake barrington. we got there early and went to the bar for a drink. we learned about a farckin, cask conditioning of beer from english tradtion. they make the beer and mix in a little sugar to make natural carbonation, and they pump it from steel casks in the basement. they started serving it in the afternoon and by evening it's all gone, no CO2, so they can't keep it for long. very educational and really good beggars dark beer. the food was good, but the buffet style left something to be desired.

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Out of our group of 5, I was the only one who had been to the Onion Pub before. Everyone was impressed with the beautiful wood work and decor. Out waitress, Patti, went out of her way to make sure our choices were to our liking, down to our drinks. She had us sample the seasonal beers before we made our final choices--good thing, because we changed our minds. My son wanted a specific twist to his "Arnold Palmer" and Patti did just as he asked.
Our appetizers of calamari and nachos were delicious, as were our sandwiches and salads. We enjoyed the Italian Grilled Cheese (great vegetarian sammie), the Reuben, the Buff Chicken Slider, and Patty Melt.
We were at our table for over 1 and l/2 hours, and Patti never hurried us, and the food came out in a timely manner.
Great Night, and we will be back--and will bring friends :)

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Thank dor s
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

Was in Barrington buying a car and asked the salesman where to eat. He told us he eats here alot and it was just down the street so we tried it. The place is really neat on the inside it has a huge fireplace and lots of neat things. The service was really fast and the food was really tasty. Our waitress was really good she kept our drinks full and made sure we did not want for anything. Would eat here again if ever in Barrington again.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Decent restaurant with decent pub food and decent micro brew beer. Is the best no, is it an amazing atmosphere inside and also back patio(when weather permits). Love the serenity and has an amazing banquet room. Classy joint that deserves a look. Little off the main road but worth it. Burgers and sandwiches are good and cole slaw is homemade, a nice great. Had a few seasonal beers and would order them again, summer wit was my latest one .

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Thank LZfamily
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Average food, service is average and not worth the trip. There are many more options locally for good local brewed beer and competition is much better.

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