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“Great pork tenderloin sandwich”
Review of Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern
Ranked #4 of 19 Restaurants in Utica
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Irish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great pork tenderloin sandwich”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

We always stop at Duffy's on our way to Starved Rock. We've tried other places in Utica but like Duffy's the best. Nothing fancy, just a corner pub, but the food's delicious. I love the breaded pork tenderloin sandwich--haven't had a better one since leaving Iowa.

  • Visited January 2013
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Ottawa, Illinois
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155 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Love the Reuben”
Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Gotta love the Reuben, not that dry deli sliced meat, but slabs of slow cooked corned beef.... Delish.
Beer was so so, Horny Goat on tap, but still had lots of good bottled stuff to choose from as well.

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1 Thank Dandlit
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ottawa, Illinois, USA
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“beer thirty”
Reviewed January 24, 2013

we love the selection of beers and the food. but what really stands out are the onion rings and the nostalgia in this place...brings back memories...

Visited October 2012
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Sycamore, Illinois
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60 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Another nice local eatery in Utica”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Duffy's is a simple little place in downtown Utica. The food is pretty good...there are reasonable choices and the prices are fair. The atmoshpere is pretty good and families are welcome.
It is a nice place to stop iwhen you are in the area.

Visited August 2012
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Thank EurofileSMNelson
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Nice pub.”
Reviewed January 12, 2013 via mobile

Fantastic onion rings and food beer. Entrees are average. Atmosphere is fun and service is great! Good place to go after bald eagle watching at Starved Rock. Good value.

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