HAPPY HOUR runs Monday-Friday 4 PM - 6 PM.  Late Night Menu starts 10 PM every night.

September 20, 2018

This Saturday mornings 9 AM Mancheser United-Wolverhampton match isn't being broadcast through our sports package, and we have some concerns with the quality of our streaming abilities.  So, unfortunately we will NOT be showing the match at the Pub.  We apologize for the inconvenience, but please join us on September 25th for the match vs. Derby County.

September 17, 2018

Today it's officially HALFWAY TO ST. PATRICK'S DAY, and though we're not having a huge party fo rit, enjoy some Imperial Pints (20oz drafts) of our favoirte Irish beers - Guinnes, Harp, Smithwick's & Murphy's - for just $5 all day long!

September 13, 2018

This Saturday we have an early double-header of sports:  Nebraska vs. Troy, 11 AM - our doors will open at 10:30 AM for all our Huskers faithful which includes the Chicagoans for Nebraska group. We'll be watching the game with sound in the Pub's main level.   Additionally we have Manchester United vs. Watford, 11:30 AM. The Loft will be open for our MUFC fans so everyone can watch the match with sound. $4 Heineken 20oz drafts, $5.50 Hacker-Pshorr Oktoberfest drafts, $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz bottles are our main drink specials for this gameday. GO BIG RED! GO MUFC!

september 11, 2018

We'll never forget the horrific tragedy that happened seventeen years ago today...

September 7, 2018

Attention Huskers fainthful: after the cancellation last week we're finally ready to usher in the Scott Frost era this Saturday with the Nebraska-Colorado game at 2:30 PM. We will be showing the game with sound in the Pub's main level.  Thank you once agian to Chicagoans for Nebraska for your participation and support.  GO BIG RED! 

September 6, 2018

A exceptionally delicious and seassonal brew takes center stage as our September Beer of the Month: Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest$5.50 drafts through the rest of the month and maybe a little beyond.  Enjoy!

September 1, 2018

Just a heads up, we will be open normal business hours on Labor Day (11 AM - 1 AM).  Have a safe holiday weekend!

August 31, 2018

McGonigal's Pub is thrilled to once again be working with Chicagoans for Nebraska as an official "watch site" for all Nebraska Huskers football games! With ownership roots from Nebraska embedded in the Pub, plus featuring their games since we first opened, we are the perfect location in our region for all local and visiting Huskers fans. The season starts this Saturday vs. Akron, and we will be showing the game (with sound) in The Loft.  Check out the group on their website and Facebook page.  More gameday details to be posted soon.  GO BIG RED!

August 24, 2018

On behalf of the entire Pub staff, we wish our hometown Barrington High School's football team the best of luck as the kick off the 2018 season at Warren High School tonight.  We are once again a proud sponsor of the program... GO BRONCOS!

Also, our last series of the DOG DAYS OF SUMMER specials start today; they run through August 31st and are good while supplies last.  Check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 23, 2018

To make our Thirsty Thursday and all the village happenings today even better, we have a group of Irish Dancers in The Loft tonight at 7:30 PM!

August 16, 2018

The third week/round of our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER soecuals begin today ;they are good while supplies last, so check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 10, 2018

Manchester United kicks off the 2018 Premier League season today at 2:00 PM vs. Leicester City.  Every MUFC gameday we offer $4 Heineken 20oz drafts in addition to our usual daiily specials.  We're THE place to watch the matches... GO MUFC!

August 7, 2018

The second week of our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER begin today.  There are fantastic offers on several beverages, so many in fact that these great deals are replacing our August Beer of the Month!  Everything listed is while supplies last, so check out the specials on the right side of this page or visit our Facebook page.

August 6, 2018

This coming Wednesday (August 8th) we are hosting a Special Guinness Themed SIP & Paint event from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM in The Loft. Drink, paint and laugh at this “Lovely Day" SIP paint party, plus receive a Free Guinness Pint Glass with the purchase of a Ticket.  Click here for info on tickets and other ipertinent details.

August 1, 2018

Our DOG DAYS OF SUMMER specials start today... every week throughout the month of August we're featuring some crazy-good specials to make your Pub visit that much more enjoyable and inexpensive!  Info will be posted on the right side of this page and our Facebook page.  

July 31, 2018

NOW HIRING! We are currently seeking experienced, qualified COOK candidates to fill part-time and full-time positions in our kitchen.  Please stop in to fill out an application; visit our Employment page for additional details.

July 19, 2018

Starting tomorrow we are increasing our weekend food specials and will keep most of them available into the following week.  So, if you don't have the chance to visit us over the weekend - or just really liked one particular masterpiece - you'll have more days to give them a try!

July 13, 2018

We will be opening early this weekend for the World Cup 3rd place match and championship match:

Saturday July 14: England-Belgium, 9 AM. Doors open at 8:30AM, kitchen services start at 9:30 AM.

Sunday July 15: France-Croatia, 10 AM. Doors open at 9:30 AM, kitchen services start at 10 AM.

July 9, 2018

We're finally pleased to announce Sam Adams Sam '76 as our July Beer of the Month.  It has the flavor of an ale and the crisp refreshing finish of a lager!  4.7% ABV, 12 IBUs, 131 calories per serving, and it's $4 pints all month long!

July 8, 2018

NOW HIRING! We are currently seeking experienced, qualified candidates to fill a few positions: Servers/Waitstaff and Kitchen line cooks.  Please stop in to fill out an application; visit our Employment page for additional details.

July 5, 2018

We've reached the quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and the Pub is of course opening early for the matches.  Friday July 6th we're open at 9 AM for Uruguay-France, with Brazil-Belgium to follow at 1 PM.  On Saturday July 7th it's also 9 AM for "big event" - Sweden vs. England - the we have Russia-Croatia at 1 PM.  Kitchen services will start at 9:30 AM both days.

July 4, 2018

Happy 4th of July, have fun but please be safe!  Reminder, we are open at 9:30 AM and closes at our uaual 1 AM time.  

July 2, 2018

The Pub and Remember Charlotte's will be open at 9:30 AM on Wednesday July 4th to welcome all early parade attendees!

June 29, 2018

The 15th Annual Barrington Brewfest is next Saturday July 7th, and the Pub is still selling advance tickets WITH t-shirts.  Early bird regular tickets are $45, VIP tickets are $80 and Designated Driver ones are $20.  Cash or check only at the Pub (checks made out to BACOA).  Full details available at the Brewfest website and Facebook page.

Also, the knockout stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup starts Saturday, and we will be open at 9 AM for this and all other early matches throughout the tournament (6/30, 7/1, 7/2, 7/3, 7/6, 7/7, 7/14, 7/15).

June 28, 2018

Just a reminder that every Thursday throughout the summer there are two events happening in the area of the Pub:  Barrington Farmer's Market (3 PM - 7 PM) and Barrington Cruise Night (6 PM - 8 PM).  We also have our Thirsty Thursday specials these days, which will enhance these events for all patrons!

June 18, 2018

Just a reminder, we are open early every day for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.  We'll miss a few of the very early morning group stage games, but most are good-to-go!  See our June 14th posting (directly below) for a full scheudle.

Visit the News & Media section for older saved updates.

Voted/Awarded as the

2017 Hospitality Member of the Year!

We are are proud members of the

Voted BEST BAR/PUB in in the region

and best Live Music Venue in Barrington

"Best of Barrington" 365Barrington.com

Voted the Suburb's BEST IRISH PUB

2012 & 2013 "Best of the Burbs"

One of Urbanspoon's

Top Rated Irish Pubs in America

Exceptional reviews and ratings

from all these major sources

2013 - 2017 Best of Business Award

2017 Best Bar Category Winner!

Thursday Specials

September 20th

$5.50 Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest

$4 Blue Moon Drafts 

$4 Lagunitas Drafts

$4 Bells Oberon Drafts

$4 Jameson Irish Whiskey

$4 Powers Irish Whiskey

$4 Smirnoff Flavored Vodkas


$2.50 “You Call It” Well Drinks

$4 Guinness 20oz Drafts

$4 Harp 20oz Drafts

$4 Smithwick's 20oz Drafts

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts

$2 Bottles of Miller Lite, Bud, Bud Light & Coors Light

$4 Glasses of our house Chardonnay, Cabernet & Merlot

Chicago Dog with Fries - $4.00

Plain Jumbo Dog with Fries - $4.00

Beer Brat with Fries - $4.00

Nachos - $4.00

Boneless Wings - $4.50

Food Specials

(while supplies last)

Orange Glazed Salmon - $16.95

Served with rice and seasonal vegetables.

The Cuban - $10.95

Pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles & Dijon mustard stuffed in a French roll.  Includes choice of side.

Chicken Marsala - $15.95

Served over garlic mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetables.

Cream Cheese Poppers - $7.95

Served with ranch dressing for dipping.

Strawberry Lemonade Cheesecake - $6.95

Soups of the Day

1) Ed's Famous Chili

2) Please ask your server

Visit our SPECIALS page for all daily drink specials and additional themed food specials

If this section is not updated, sorry!  Ask your server or bartender for the daily food specials, or check out our Facebook page for details.  For a listing of ALL regular daily specials, visit our Specials Pages

A new every day special!  Combine one of our Irish draft beers with one of our signature Irish Entrees and get the combination for just $13!  Visit our Everyday Specials page for details and restrictions.

Upcoming Entertainment

The Fluffers

Saturday September 22, 9:30 PM

The Brown Liquor Boys

Saturday September 29, 8:30 PM

JET Set Qiuartet

Saturday October 6, 8:30 PM

Irish Music with the

Ragged Rascals

Sunday October 7, 4 PM - 7 PM

The Fluffers

Saturday October 13, 9:30 PM

Morgan Fingleton

Saturday October 20, 9:00 PM

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules


Beer of the Month

$5.50 Drafts

Monday - Friday

4PM - 6PM

Tremendous discounts on many of our drinks along with some amazing food specials!  Visit our Happy Hour page for all the details.

We're the only real LATE NITE

food option in Barrington!

Visit our Menus Page for full list of offerings

We will open for all Manchester United games starting at 9 AM or later.  Please check our Facebook page for updates on earlier start times.

Manchester United Gamedays

$4 Heineken 20oz Drafts



We carry Fox Sports 1 (formerly Fox Soccer), Fox Soccer Plus, beIN, NBC & CBS Sports Network channels and various other DirecTV feeds.  Technology & price pending we hope to have GAA Games here someday too!

Available in the Pub

Hours of Operation:

Sunday through Thursday, 11 AM - 1 AM

Friday and Saturday, 11 AM - 2 AM

The Loft (2nd level) opens at 4 PM Monday-Saturday

(pending private event use)

General Kitchen Hours:

Sunday-Thursday 11 AM - 11:30 PM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 1 AM

(Late Nite Menu starts at 10 PM)

Sorry, we do not take reservations for dining

For inquiries on planning private/special events,

contact Lisa Lesniak-Brady at 224-717-9199,

or events@barringtonpub.com

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847-277-7400 or info@barringtonpub.com.

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