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Skoog's Pub & Grill

££ - £££American, ,
155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
+1 815-667-5800
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (43 reviews)
“fries” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had two Laguanitas IPA draws to quench our thirst after a gallon of water. We both had a Hoagie or Hearty Skoog burger which was 3/4 pound of ground beef with the trimmings to include fries and coleslaw. Pattiour server was quick and friendly.

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice relaxed friendly bar, great beer and menu, nice big portions to build your strength up after a hard days hiking, we had wings, fries and steamed vegetables 😋 lagunitas ipa & local Tangled Roots, helpful staff and everything cooked superbly 😚👌🏻

Thank LordDylington
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I ordered the smothered chicken and then sampled the ribs plus the cod ordered by my dining companions. Thumbs-up for all three tasty entrees! Each was a healthy portion and plated well too. The salad and potatoes choices filled out the meal. It was reasonably...More

Thank FawnBN
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

They have amazing wings. My wife and I live their buffalo wings and their garlic and parmesan wings. They have good cheese curds. But the best item I’ve had from hear is their turkey burger. It’s perfectly seasoned. Skoog’s also has a variety of beers....More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for a late lunch. Not wanting to eat too much, we each ordered small. I had cream of chicken soup which was one of the best I've ever had; clearly home made and loaded with chicken. Huge portion on...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Visited this town in Oct. of 17... walked past many patrons dining outside and noticed some great looking burgers. We had already dined, so we visited on our most recent trip to the area for lunch on a Sat. This place looked so vintage and...More

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Me and my husband stopped in to get a bite to eat the food was very good and the appetizers ..We will be back....

Thank Vonnie M
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Warm beer, bar cold, chicken wings cold, bathroom cold, bartender cold, in November!!! great Grilled chicken sandwich with Swiss.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Skoogs is a small pub and grill. My favorite in Utica. Everything is delicious. I love the wings and the beef sandwich. The staff is top notch. I’ve heard good things about their Bloody Marys

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We picked Skoog's pub and grill based on the reviews. I was not disappointed. We both had the chicken salads and found them very tasty. Be warned they grill the chicken with the skin left on. Good atmosphere, good service, good food. What more could...More

Thank Clifford D
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Questions & Answers
Ted V
5 September 2016|
Response from Kevin L | Reviewed this property |
My experience has taught me to always call the establishment to verify Holiday hours. Seems some places close earlier than usual depending on demand (and severe weather).
Joan B
7 July 2016|
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Response from Brandee B | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed throughout the town providing they are on a leash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 815-667-5800
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic "Starved Rock State Park" region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.
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