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The Publican

Not Rated.
The PublicanThe Publican

Taps: 12 / Bottles: 46
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
99
world-class

60 Ratings
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 7.02%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

837 W Fulton Market
Chicago, Illinois, 60607-1318
United States
phone: (312) 733-9555

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thepublican2008

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: rhoadsrage on 11-26-2008)
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GoldenVIKE

Illinois

4.9/5  rDev +7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$$

This is the best "gastro pub" in Chicago if not the world. They have an incredible selection of meats and organ meats, and all are prepared, cooked, and served masterfully. The sweet breads is my personal favorite. Unreal.

Then there's the beer list. They've got hundreds of craft brews available including many on tap. You can even order hard to find brews like Goose Island Rare Bourbon County Stout and Founder's Breakfast Stout--of course you have to pay a heavy price for beers like that, like $45 for a bottle for example.

My only beef with this place is that I don't really care for the atmosphere. It sort of feels like a cafeteria due to the high ceilings, open rectangular room, and long bench tables. I know that's what they're going for, but it makes the place a bit loud and crowded feeling. This place would be even better if it felt more like a tavern.

05-20-2011 23:33:23 | More by GoldenVIKE
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-21-2014 20:12:05 | More by kingjohnh
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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ariceclemson

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

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Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-25-2014 02:38:13 | More by Halfbrother83
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justlovebeer

Illinois

4.89/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75 | $$$

This place is outstanding. It has a great combination of outstanding beer list, menu and bourbon line-up.

When I went there were probably 30 different beer selections including a one off collaboration with Three Floyds and their own lambic. If you can't find something to like you aren't looking hard enough.

The food is served small plate style so you can try some different options and all of the options were outstanding. Prepared perfectly and each delectable. Definitely try the charcuterie option.

The bourbon selection included all vintages of PvW so you know you can get a treat. They were pricey, but for a special occassion splurge.

The service is impeccable and you will not wait or want for anything.

Definitely make this a stop if you are visiting or live in the Chicago area, you will not be disappointed.

06-20-2014 13:08:57 | More by justlovebeer
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cadaugherty

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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DangleBerries

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

06-08-2014 18:49:04 | More by jophish17
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sbricker

Illinois

5/5  rDev +9.6%

06-06-2014 02:49:33 | More by sbricker
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The Publican in Chicago, IL
99 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.