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

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.

June 17, 2018

Happy Father's Day to all the dads out there!  Have a great day and hope to see you at the Pub!

June 15, 2018

We are still experiencing system updating issues with our Facebook page;  there has been problems the past couple days.  Facebook is aware of the issue, so as soon as it is resolved new bostings on that page will resume.

  June 14, 2018

We will of course be showing as many games as possible for the 2018 FIFA World Cup; below is our early opening schedule for the group stage round which runs through June 28.  We will be open for every knockout stage match (June 30 - July 15).  Kitchen services will begin approximately 1/2 hour after early openings.  Please also click on the below schedule with CST times listed for info on all games.

Sunday June 17 10 AM (Germany-Mexico)

Monday June 18: 10 AM (Belgium-Panama)

Tuesday June 19: 10 AM (Colombia-Japan)

Wednesday June 20: 10 AM (Uruguay-Saudi Arabia)

Thursday June 21: 10 AM (Denmark-Australia)

Friday June 22: 10 AM (Nigeria-Iceland)

Saturday June 23: 10 AM (Germany-Sweden)

Sunday June 24: 7 AM (England-Panama) *no kitchen service*

Monday June 25: 9 AM (Saudi Arabia-Egypt, Uruguay-Russia)

Tuesday June 26: 9 AM (Australia-Peru, Denmark-France)

Wednesday June 27: 9 AM (South Korea-Germany, Mexico-Sweden)

Thursday June 28: 9 AM (Japan-Poland, Senegal-Colombia)

KNOCKOUT STAGE: 9 AM on 6/30, 7/1, 7/2, 7/3, 7/6, 7/7, 7/14, 7/15

June 6, 2018

The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins on June 14th... who's your team?  Stay tuned for info on what we'll be doing at the Pub for this great event!

June 1, 2018

Announcing our JUNE Beer of the Month: New Belgium's Hemperor HPA.  This is truly a unique offering, and at $7 per draft pint all month long it's a bargain!  Check out our General Specials page for a few more details on this great new brew.

May 31 2018

Tonight is the first Barrington Cruise Night of 2018! It's the 15th season of this annual summer event, which runs every Thursday (weather pending) throughout the summer. They typically run from 6 PM - 8:30 PM, are family friendly and FREE to attend. The Pub and our neighbors at Remember Charlotte's will be serving food outside at several of these events over the course of the summer.  Crusise Nights take place about a block south of the Pub; fo rmore information visit the village website

May 26, 2018

Tickets WITH T-Shirts for the 15th Annual Barrington Brewfest are now on sale at the Pub!  For the ninth consecutive year we are the Grand Brewmaster Sponsor for this fantastic event; this year we're actually co-sponsors with our neighbors at Remember Charlotte's.  The Pub is the ONLY place where you can get both your ticket and a t-shirt together.  The event is Saturday July 7th from 3 PM - 7 PM in the north parking lot of the Barrington metra train station.  Early bird regular tickets (through June 15th) are $40, then they increase to $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.

May 25, 2018

We hope everyone has a fun & safe holiday weekend!  On Memorial Day (Monday May 28) we are open our regular business hours (11 AM - 1 AM) with full service for both bar & kitchen.

May 24, 2018

Tonight we welcome Keith Harkin (of Celtic Thunder fame) back to the Pub for a special ticket-in-advance performance for his "Happy Days" tour.  Please check out Keith's official website and ticketleap for more info.

May 22, 2018

This coming Memorial Day weekend is the 9th Annual Barrington Art Festival, Saturday & Sunday right in the center of downtown Barrington (Cook & Station streets).  Incredible artwork, live music, great food and fun activities for kids make this festival a destination for art lovers of all ages.  Free admission, free parking, and we are in the center of it selling drinks!  Note that the Pub is located on the north end of the event, very convenient for all festival patrons.

May 16, 2018

Chili season is officially over... however we will continue to offer our usual Soup of the Day (occasionally two) along with our fantastic "every day" Baked French Onion soup.

May 15, 2018

We'd like to formally announce Ed Beekil as our Executive Chef, who brings us a lifetime of chef & management experience.  He's been running the kitchen for our neighbors at Remember Charlotte's since they opened a year ago; now he'll be overseeing both establishments.  We already have a great kitchen staff, and with Ed's leadership in place helping streamline operations we'll just keep getting better! 

May 12, 2018

With Mother's Day taking center stage, the Pub will NOT be opening early for tomorrow's match vs. Watford. However, we will still be honoring our gameday $4 Heineken 20oz drafts.  Thanks for your understanding and please join us next Saturday (May 19th) for the final round of the FA Cup vs. Chelsea!

May 11, 2018

Cubs-Sox series all weekend long... if you can't make it to Wrigley to cheer on our Cubs, watch 'em here and enjoy our $2.50 Bud & Bud Light 16oz aluminum bottles special!  Also, we'll have some additional specials for Mother's Day this Sunday.

May 7, 2018

Our May Beer of the Month made it's triumphant return to our taps right before St. Patrick's Day and we wanted to feature it now: Murphy's Irish Stout, a comparable (and delicious) alternative to Guinness... and for just $5.00 for a 20oz pint all month long, it's one you must try!

May 2, 2018

We will be making a few changes to our daily food specials to better feature some of our fantastic menu items.  Stay tuned for all the details!

April 23, 2018

The Barrington Spring Wine Walk is Saturday, April 28th from 3 PM - 6 PM throughout downtown Barrington.  As usual we are a participant on the tour!  For information on the event and to purchase tickets, please visit the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce website.  

April 13, 2018

Our Chicago Cubs home gameday specials have officially returned for 2018... we will be offering $2.50 Budweiser and Bud Light 16oz aluminum bottles all day on EVERY HOME GAMEDAY. If you can't make it to Wrigley, cheer on the Cubs at the Pub and enjoy some Bud for a lot cheaper than what you'd pay at the ballpark!

April 9, 2018

Today was supposed to be the season home opener for our Chicago Cubs, (vs. Pittsburgh) but alas the April snow has postponed the event.  Later this week our beer vendor will have all our season specials ads & product for our home game specials, so stay tuned for details.

April 3, 2018

It was a popular choice when we started it in mid-March, but since it was on for just a short time Sam Adams New Englaind IPA is being extended as our Beer of the Month April.  Give ths one a try, it's excellent and with $5 draft pints all month long you can't go wrong!

March 30, 2018

On behalf of everyone at the Pub we wish you and your families a happy and safe Easter holiday weekend.  The Pub is open regular hours every day, and were offering an additional Easter Sunday Brunch food menu too... no reservations required!  Be sure to check out the right side of this page for all the weekend events, which includes our Final Four party!

One more fun note from the homeland - Pubs in Ireland open for Good Friday for the first time in 90 years.

March 25, 2018

Loyola University alumni & fans, Pub patrons and anyone who loves college basketball: join us this Saturday, March 31st for a big FINAL FOUR PARTY in the The Loft and Remember Charlotte's!  More details to follow ASAP.

March 23, 2018

We have been proud supporters of the American Cancer Society since we opened, and we just received this nice message from our friends who run the local Relay for Life:

Dear Bryan & Joel,

Thank you so much for your unending support to the American Cancer Society.  The 2018 Relay For Life of Barrington is off to a great start thanks to your assistance during Barrington Celtic Fest. Thanks to the generous donations from most every attendee and the donated basket from Clarke’s Bakery, we are able to make a significant donation to ACS and raise awareness of its mission to our community.  Everyone interested in ending cancer is welcome to attend the Relay For Life of Barrington on Friday, June 8 at Citizen’s Park.  More information can be found at www.relayforlife.org/barringtonil

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Exceptional reviews and ratings

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2013 - 2017 Best of Business Award

2017 Best Bar Category Winner!

Monday Specials

August 13th

Dog Day Specials

August 8th - 14th

$2.50 Newcastle Bottles

$2 Hemperor HPA Drafts

$2.50 Twisted Tea Bottles

$2.50 Sol Bottles

$4 Barcadi Flavored Rum Drinks

$4 Truly Spiked Cans

$2.50 Bud 16oz Bottles

$2.50 Bud Light 16oz Bottles


$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

& Soup of the Day

(good all weekend)

Please ask your server or bartender

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 August 11, 9:30 PM

Morgan Fingleton

Saturday August 18, 9:00 PM

TBD (due to cancellation)

Saturday August 25, 8:30 PM

Get Back

Saturday September 1, 8:30 PM

Irish Music with the

Ragged Rascals

Sunday September 2, 4 PM - 7 PM

Kevin Purcell & the Root Doctors

Saturday September 8, 8:30 PM

Vist our EVENTS page for full schedules


Beer of the Month


This month we're replacing our beer of the month with several SUMMER DOG DAY specails.  Please check out these great offerings on a variety of beers!  Our regular Beer of the Month will return in September.

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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