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“great burger bar!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Farren's Pub & Eatery

Farren's Pub & Eatery
Ranked #3 of 319 Restaurants in Champaign
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Charleston, IL
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“great burger bar!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

This place can be a little hard for newcomers to find, but they have great service, great burgers, and good beer. It is underground, so there's no view, but there are a couple of TVs and if you sit at the bar, you can watch your food being made. I like the Krosovice beer they always have on tap. The other draught beers rotate.

On my most recent visit, I had spicy barbacoa beef on a hoagie with a generous side of fries. Yum!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Champaign
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Our Version of "Cheers"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

These folks may not know your name but it's a great lunch and supper place and is a local favorite. Don't be put off by the entrance - its an alley way and definitely worth finding. The burgers are fabulous, a great selection of beers, the homemade chips are highly recommended as are their shrimp tacos (usually a special). Always check the "specials" menu for some surprisingly gourmet pub food.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Roadie66
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Champaign
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Hamburgers”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is my favorite place to eat in Champaign. Their hamburgers and tacos are amazing. I really like the fried mushrom? The wait staff is very friendly and helpful.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Mark K
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Ivesdale
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“The best burgers around”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Farren's has awesome burgers, salads and daily specials. Great fish specials and the fries are amazing! Not your typical bar food, upper scale bar food with the downtown Champaign feel.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lisa K
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Louisville, Kentucky
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183 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good and Fast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

Was there for lunch was served very large portions of delicious food The service was quick and friendly. Located downtown must park in garage. Very good.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Dan6801
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