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January 26, 2023
Today we officially start "CHILI-PALOOZA" Thursday, which features our fantastic Pub Chili both with discounts and special items for the day. Check it out - along with all new & revised specials - on our Specials page.
January 23, 2022
Over the next week we'll be introducing a few new daily specials - some of the current favorites such as our "Irish Mondays" and "Burgers Wednesday" will remain, but other exciting options will become available on different days. By this time next week the full slate of offerings will be complete! Updates will be posted here and on our Facebook page.
January 20, 2023
The Pub will open at 10:30 AM this coming Sunday (January 22) for the Manchester United - Arsenal match. We'll be featuring Sunday Brunch menu options, $6.50 Bloody Marys, $5 Mimosas and of course our match day special $4 Heineken drafts.
January 14, 2023
We are officially a Loyola University Chicago watch site for many of the away basketball games! Join us on the following dates and cheer on the Ramblers with us:
Saturday, January 14 - Loyola vs. St. Joseph's, 11:30 AM
Tuesday, January 31 - Loyola vs. Dayton, 8:00 PM
Saturday February 11 - Loyola vs Richmond, 3:00 PM
Saturday February 25 - Loyola vs. St. Louis, 5:00 PM
January 12, 2023
To our Manchester United faithful fans - unfortunately we will not be opening early this Saturday for the 6:30 AM match vs. Manchester City. However our $4 Heineken draft match day special will remain in effect. Please join us for other upcoming matches on January 18 (Crystal Palace) and January 22 (Arsenal).
January 4, 2023
Effective through the end of March, our Fork & Cork expansion side will simply be offering the full Pub menu food options. We plan to return to some "themed" menus in April 2023.
December 30, 2022
Our website updates are taking a mini-break; the next one will be on Monday January 2nd. In the meantime check our Facebook page for any updates. On behalf of all the Pub staff, have a happy and safe New Year!
December 29, 2021
Our delicious Asian Fusion themed menu served exclusively in our Fork & Cork expansion side officially ends at the end of 2022, so you need to try it out now! Visit our Fork & Cork page for details.
December 27, 2022
If you haven't made plans for New Years Eve yet and just want to do something local & casual, join us at the Pub (and Fork & Cork expansion) and ring in 2023 with fellow patrons at our New Years Eve party. Please visit our Events page for all the details.
December 25, 2022
On behalf of all the Pub staff, Merry Christmas to you and yours! We open today at 5 PM for full bar service, however our kitchen will be closed.
December 24, 2022
We are open for regular business and regular hours today but our kitchen closes at 9 PM so those staff members can spend some evening time with their families. Also, our Fork & Cork expansion side is closed.
December 21, 2022
Join us tonight at 7 PM for a special "Christmas edition" performance from our Traditional Irish Sessions group. Special guests will be joining, and Christmas carols sheets will be handed out for all to sing along!
December 19, 2022
Congratulations to Argentina on their World Cup win over France in what was an outstanding final match! We'd like to sincerely thank all our awesome patrons who frequented us throughout the tournament; it was our pleasure being here for you and opening early many of the days.
December 16, 2022
The Pub will be opening early for the final two World Cup matches, this Saturday for Croatia-Morocco (third place play-off) and this Sunday for the Argentina-France finals. Doors should open around 8:45 AM. A couple breakfast options will be offered for Saturday, and our full Sunday Brunch menu will be available for the Sunday finals.
December 14, 2022
Our revised menu is now in effect, featuring several new items that we feel will be quite popular! Check it all out on our Menus page.
December 12, 2022
Upcoming holiday schedule:
Saturday December 24 - normal business hours, but our kitchen will be closing at 9:00 PM so BOH staff can spend some evening time with family. Fork & Cork expansion side will tentatively be open 5 PM - 9 PM.
Sunday December 25 - MERRY CHRISTMAS! The Pub will open at 5:00 PM with full bar service but no kitchen service. Various snacks may be provided.
Saturday December 31 - normal business hours, and at the time of this writing we are working on a "casual" New Years Eve party for both the Pub and Fork & Cork expansion side. More details forthcoming soon.
Sunday January 1, 2023 - HAPPY NEW YEAR! Normal business hours and full service at the Pub.
December 9, 2022
We are open at 9 AM today and tomorrow (Saturday) for the World Cup quarterfinal matchups. Limited breakfast options available until 11 AM.
December 7, 2022
Our full Pub menu is going through a few exciting "winter" revisions that begin next week. Today (and through the weekend) we will be offering a few food specials that highlight some of the new offerings; these will be posted on the right side of this page (and in the main menu section next week).
December 4, 2022
We will be open and showing the Poland-France World Cup match at 9 AM in the Pub (doors open at 8:45 AM), and at 1:00 PM the England-Senegal match will be shown with sound in our expansion Fork & Cork side (open at noon). This way we can accommodate all our soccer fans and the Bears-Packers game, which is on at noon (in the Pub with sound).
December 2, 2022
Just a reminder, the Pub will be opening early for Saturday's USA-Netherlands World Cup match. Doors open at 8:45 AM, match starts at 9:00 AM. Full bar service and a small breakfast menu will also be available. The same opening will also happen on Sunday for the France-Poland match.
December 1, 2022
Our latest themed menu served exclusively at our Fork & Cork expansion side - ASIAN FUSION - starts today and runs for the entire month of December! Take a look at the offerings here. The Fork & Cork side is open at 5 PM every Thursday, Friday and Saturday and is also available to be rented for private events any day of the week.
November 30, 2022
USA World Cup news: the Pub will be opening at 8:45 AM this coming Saturday, December 3rd for the USA-Netherlands match, the first of the "knockout round". Full bar service and several breakfast offerings will be available (more info to follow). Updated viewing and early opening schedules will be posted on the right side of this page as they become available.
November 28, 2022
World Cup news: tomorrow (Tuesday November 29) is a "win or go home" match for the USA as they take on Iran at 1 PM, with England-Wales playing at the same time. It should be a festive crowd so we suggest getting here a little early for a seat.
Also through December 2nd we won't be opening early for any of the 9:00 AM matches but will begin doing so for major matches when the knockout round commences (December 3rd).
November 25, 2022
As an official Nebraska Huskers watch site we will be showing the 3 PM Nebraska-Iowa game today with sound in our main level; it is the last game of the season for the Huskers. Note that this immediately follows the 1 PM England-USA World Cup match but viewing should still start on time.
November 23, 2022
As a reminder the Pub opens on Thansgiving Day at 5:00 PM for full bar service but NO kitchen services ("bring your own leftovers"). Also, starting today there is plenty going on throughout the entire Thanksgiving weekend; see the right side of this page for details.
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