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Elgin Public House

Burger Joint and Pub$$$$
Downtown Elgin, Elgin
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  • Steve K.
    "Great half price burgers every Monday."(4 Tips)
    Erica L.
    "Great beer selection, and the $1desserts are a perfect serving size."(10 Tips)
    Jim G.
    "The pulled pork sandwich and fried pickles are great."(5 Tips)
    Maddie K.
    "Omg get the strawberry cannoli one dollars desert"(2 Tips)
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  • D J.
    D JSeptember 9
    Loved everything from the server to the food to the atmosphere. Salads, chicken fingers, bison burgers and BBQ chicken amazing House honey mustard dressing was fab too
  • Carrie B.
    Carrie BJune 4, 2016
    Try the Chicken Po Boy. Sweet spicy and just plain delicious!!!
  • Katie K.
    Katie KellerFebruary 19, 2016
    Great atmosphere. Tried the mac and cheese, sweet potato fries and turkey club fold. Everything was good. Service was good too. I'd go back.
  • John C.
    John CarlsonFebruary 12, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Burgers are fantastic--wide variety of beers as well.
  • Stephanie R.
    Stephanie RichterFebruary 4, 2016
    Very extensive beer selection
  • John C.
    John CarlsonFebruary 4, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    great food and a fun atmosphere.
  • Ethan A.
    Ethan AdamsDecember 23, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Monday's=half priced burgers (and the best dang burgers you'll ever have)!
  • Noah A.
    Noah AdamsMay 23, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Best burger in Elgin. Half price burgers on Monday evenings! Other daily specials too.
  • John P.
    John PageFebruary 14, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    Good sandwiches
  • Erica L.
    Erica LavineDecember 25, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Great beer selection, and the $1desserts are a perfect serving size.
  • Cindy O.
    Cindy OlsenNovember 20, 2014
    Kobe burger, any burger, tilapia, Friday fish fry, cheese curds, chicken schnitzel, mac &cheese, meatloaf, patty melt, filet, chopped salad, deconstructed canoli, special dinners w/alcohol themes.
  • Olivia R.
    Olivia ReuterOctober 21, 2014
    Easily the best restaurant in all of Elgin. Extremely nice waiters/waitresses, and quality food every time. If you haven't been here yet, you need to!
  • Bill
    BillSeptember 20, 2014
    Po boy is very tasty. Must try the $1 desert s.😁
  • Guillermo B.
    Guillermo BxSeptember 10, 2014
    Burgers are great! specially on monday when they are 50% off. Also great beer selections.
  • Kai R.
    Kai RushAugust 8, 2014
    Everything!
  • Justin L.
    Justin LundsteenAugust 7, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    Great spicy chicken sandwiches and beer selection.
  • Kelli N.
    Kelli NaughtonApril 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    So many veggie options! Black bean burger and veggie melt are delicious!
  • Sean C.
    Sean CraigApril 18, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Better than average food excellent beer selection
  • Jamie T.
    Jamie TrewarthaApril 12, 2014
    Great service and fantastic beer selection. Try the bison burger ( if it's in season)
  • Emily T.
    Emily TylerApril 8, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    1/2 price burgers on Monday nights, Cajun fries, and the fiesta chicken sandwich. Yum!:)
  • Henry G.
    Henry GraackMarch 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food, can't go wrong with the beer selection either
  • Jan H.
    Jan HerronFebruary 2, 2014
    Asiago mashed potatoes are yummy! Also do not miss the Mac n cheese, it's heavenly!
  • Jason K.
    Jason KopplinNovember 30, 2013
    Bigger than it looks from the outside... 3 or 4 different bars & eating areas. Food was pretty good, too.
  • Kari C.
    Kari ChristensenNovember 1, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    I love the upstairs bar. Jazz music, quiet place to have a drink and a meal.
  • Jane L.
    Jane LentinoOctober 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Pretty darned impressive! I'll be going back!
  • Anne F.
    Anne F.August 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Blue Moon on tap! -
  • Adrianne C.
    Adrianne CacalJuly 29, 2013
    Elise is the sweetest!
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BrichettoJuly 26, 2013
    Fried pickles!!! Score at least two orders. Well worth it.
  • Eric F.
    Eric FordJuly 3, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    I was the first to drink a Mr. Pibb at the Pub! History happening now!
  • Eric F.
    Eric FordJune 28, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Brownie Bites, ...drool...
  • Joshua C.
    Joshua CalhounJune 19, 2013
    Probably our favorite restaurant in Elgin! Great service, great beer, great food.
  • Ben E.
    Ben EubankMay 30, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Tip till it hurts
  • Anne F.
    Anne F.May 19, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Blach Smith -
  • Julie D.
    Julie DillonMay 16, 2013
    Great food, good service, nice beer selection. Check out half price burger night!
  • Karri K.
    Karri KlemmerApril 27, 2013
    Jenna is the best Server!
  • Laura C.
    Laura CraigApril 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Be careful. Groupons cannot be used with promotions.
  • JoAnn R.
    JoAnn RieckApril 20, 2013
    The Special Prohibition Burger!! Fantastic!
  • Ss1183
    Ss1183April 12, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Hawaiian burger. It's the special today.
  • Derek S.
    Derek StrisselMarch 21, 2013
    Try the Jambalaya Pasta - #chicken, #andouille sausage and #shrimp in a #creole sauce. Use the spoon when eating the pasta, the sauce is good and has a balanced #heat.
  • Amy W.
    Amy WitzMarch 16, 2013
    Might just be the best corned beef and cabbage I have ever had. Yum!
  • Jill S.
    Jill Schuman DieckhoffFebruary 3, 2013
    Grouper sandwich was awesome! Fast service!
  • Sharon M.
    Sharon MorselloJanuary 6, 2013
    Great food and beer options! You won't be disappointed!
  • Steve K.
    Steve KnightNovember 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great half price burgers every Monday.
  • Kristin A.
    Kristin AndrusNovember 24, 2012
    Everyone always raves about the food here so I stopped by to check it out. Didn't think it was that great. Guess I ordered the wrong thing.
  • Tabitha W.
    Tabitha WalshNovember 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The BEST restaurant in Elgin!! I love the fried pickles omnomnom.
  • Rich J.
    Rich JacobsAugust 21, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the Kc Burger (Cheddar, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce & Onion With Onion Crisps And Kc Bbq Sauce) And Fries
  • Rich J.
    Rich JacobsAugust 19, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the BLT With Fries - Awesome sandwich! Hits the spot post church service.
  • Keith L.
    Keith LessertMay 31, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The Cobb Salad is the best, seriously.
  • Ss1183
    Ss1183April 27, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't leave without trying the $1 desserts. The strawberry cannoli is great.
  • Tomasz M.
    Tomasz MelnarowiczApril 8, 2012
    Two brothers Monarch white limited edition on tap!!!
  • Maddie K.
    Maddie KoldosMarch 29, 2012
    Omg get the strawberry cannoli one dollars desert, it's so friggin yummy ^.~
  • Scott B.
    Scott BrunstingMarch 29, 2012
    Do not ask for anything mixed with fountain drinks, such as amaretto...way too expensive!!
  • Don C.
    Don ClemensMarch 14, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken Po' Boy Fold - it rocks!
  • Pete K.
    Pete KruseMarch 6, 2012
    Best burgers and brews in town!
  • Lenore A.
    Lenore AdkinsFebruary 23, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the new PAMA drinks!
  • Hannah G.
    Hannah GrappJanuary 25, 2012
    Try the chili my husband loved it :)
  • Brian S.
    Brian SutherlandJanuary 15, 2012
    EPH carries a great gluten-free beer: St. Peter's Sorgham.
  • Tori V.
    Tori VonglamDecember 31, 2011
    Try their best Portabella burger, it's super delicious! I also like how they name their WiFi ( drink ur beer ) hahaha.....
  • C S.
    C SDecember 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    $10 for unlimited mimosas or bloody mary's all day Sunday!
  • Adam P.
    Adam PerlySeptember 18, 2011
    Shepard's Pie is amazing. Stop in and grab one!
  • Alex K.
    Alex KassabovSeptember 9, 2011
    The menu has changed. Prices are slightly up. Bruscheta burger, one of my favorites, is off the menu but they can still make it if you ask.
  • Eric
    EricJuly 19, 2011
    One of the best beer selections in the suburbs and darn good food too
  • Jim G.
    Jim GrayMay 6, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The pulled pork sandwich and fried pickles are great.
  • Javier L.
    Javier LabbeFebruary 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food! #nomnomnom We love the fried pickles & one of a kind Horseradish Thousand Island dipping sauce.
  • Joe J.
    Joe JJanuary 6, 2011
    Do not get the side of fruit! Blegh!
  • Wendy C.
    Wendy CovichApril 18, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    The Cajun Chicken Sandwich with Goat Cheese and sauteed mushrooms and onions is delish!
  • Tami S.
    Tami SimmonsMarch 15, 2010
    Go to Elgin Public House and try one of the many brews available Read more
  • Sarah E.
    Sarah EvansJanuary 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The Cajun chicken sandwhich with goat cheese is AMAZING!
  • Ula B.
    Ula B.January 26, 2010
    great food! love fried pickles :-) really!
  • Ruth M.
    Ruth MunsonJanuary 21, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Haitian vibe tonight.
  • Ruth M.
    Ruth MunsonJanuary 16, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Pulled pork ++ sandwich special tonight.
  • Tonya L.
    Tonya Lucchetti-HudsonDecember 29, 2009
    Don't miss half-price burger night on Monday nights. Bruschetta burger...wow! Read more
  • Sarah E.
    Sarah EvansAugust 16, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Going to order the awesome Cajun Chicken sandwich (comes with a lot of goat cheese)! "Not your avg pub food."
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