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Polk Street Pub

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548 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60607-4321
+1 312-786-1142
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10:30 - 02:00
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CHI
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I always have a great time at this bar. From the cheap drinks to the lively patrons, unless you are uptight, this is a great place to visit!

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Thank K P
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Great staff. Food is good good nightly specials. Drink specials. Blue Collar bar. Wednesday special is 50 Cent chicken wings

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Thank Tony B
Pomona, California
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Not only was the food good but the service, atmosphere just the general feel for this pub is great! Yes it is a small off the beaten path divesh Place but it's outstanding. The girl's who worked on Sunday had our backs. There was a huge storm that blew through they helped us get a cab when most taxis companies... More 

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Thank whaledaker
Holland, MI
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I was in Chicago on business with a co-worker. We stayed in Chinatown, which doesn't have many food options- unless you're in the mood for Chinese. We weren't. We settled on the Polk St. Pub, because it was close-ish, and we were starving- and it meant not going downtown. We got out of our ride and looked around suspiciously. This... More 

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Thank bonds77
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! They have unique burgers, they have ordinary ones as well but there's no fun in that. We got our order to go, even tho it says family friendly it seemed more of a bar pub setting. The staff is super friendly and will go out of their way to help you. Definitely worth giving it a... More 

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Thank Nova F
Southern Illinois
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Great Irish Egg rolls!! Huge selection of beer. Friendly staff!! Seemed to be very clean. Bloody Marys were great too!!!

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Thank Unomartini
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

If your are looking a classic pub, of the beaten road, it's the place you want to be! We had our friends at that evening, ordered our ales, cocktails and burgers. All tasted great and the crowd is very cool. Great place to see Bulls or Blackhawks games. The only handicap is no free parking....but it's ok, if you think... More 

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Thank Davit A
Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2015

off the beaten path, but worth the effort, great hamburgers, cold beer, and a friendly staff makes this a fun place to go, packed with locals, everyone makes you feel like you've always been going there, check it out for a good time.

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Thank WILLIAM W
Clayton, North Carolina
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590 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

On our last night in the town we decided to check out this Pub. The food was great and the service was good. A great place to watch the games. It is loud once it becomes full.

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Thank firebear1961
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

So it looked kind of scary from the outside when I walked up from The Loop area downtown and I was regretting the mile walk. BUT, it was great! It is a dive bar with awesome food. Watched the Blackhawks with a lively crew of locals and feasted on some delicious wings. Try the garlic-cheese sauce you will not be... More 

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Thank Lindsey P

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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 02:00
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
10:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 W Polk St, Chicago, IL 60607-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-786-1142

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