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BEER AVG
3.78/5
Based on:
51 Beers
4,530 Reviews
Place Score: 92
Reviews: 52
Visits: 155
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: 50
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

30W315 Calumet Ave.
Warrenville, Illinois, 60555
United States
phone: (630) 393-4800

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @twobrothersbeer

Notes:
Place added by: BeerAdvocate

Two Brothers is a full production brewery.
The building houses the Tap House, Brewery, and Brewer's Coop homebrew shop.

Tap House:
 http://www.TwoBrothersTapHouse.com/ 

Monday-Thursday 3-11
Friday 3-12
Saturday 12-12
Sunday 12-11

Brewer's Coop:
 http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/4064 
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Photo of Northsider
4.13/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I had a family function out in Bolingbrook so I figured as I was sort of in the area I'd check this place out finally.

The location is god awful...nestled in an industrial park with no signage whatsoever to mark the building. It's a giant white industrial/warehouse building that I almost missed had it not been for the group of people walking in the doors.

As soon as you enter you are in the 'gift shop' area and hostess/register area. You can buy tshirts, 6packs, a variety of malts, glassware, and all kinds of homebrew equipment. I picked up a weizen glass for 5.99, awesome!

As we waited (45min) for our table, we went to the bar area and had a few drinks. The dining area was much smaller than I had expected, especially since the outside building looks massive. The bar staff was great and let do a few tasters before settling on a Can and Ebel and Imperial Stout.

We all were seated finally and I ordered the fish taco which was awesome! Everyone in my group generally enjoyed the food very much. You can also get cinnamon root beer and almond cream soda for those that don't drink. The guest bottle list is decent, although why bother when you got house taps right there...

Overall, I can't say I'd make the 30 mile trek out to the boondocks again, but it was a fun experience to finally see this place. (1,318 characters)

Photo of Dogbrick
4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

(Visited 11/2010): Visited Two Brothers after thinking I was lost, which is evidently a common experience for visitors. I actually visited two nights in a row because there was a private event being held at the brewery the evening of my first attempt. The brewery is located on the northwest side of Warrenville on Talbot in a seemingly residential area. There is a private lot as well as street parking.

The interior is softly lit, with the bar on the left side and table seating throughout. The bar area boasts TVs and a view of brewing equipment.

Two Brothers has about 10 of their beers on draught, including most of their flagship brews plus a couple less common offerings like Heavier Handed IPA, Long Haul Session and Resistance IPA. They also offer a 5 beer sampler. There are about 30 bottles on the menu too.

Service in the restaurant area on a weeknight was solid. Our server was familiar with the beers and efficient.

Food at Two Brothers is good. My colleague and I both enjoyed our dishes.

Overall this place is worth the difficulties finding it. Recommended for any visitor to the area, and may even be worthwhile visiting from the Chicago area. (1,165 characters)

Photo of leschkie
4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5

Visited Two Brothers last week while in Chicago. Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Not the easiest place to find. Had to rely on my iPhone. Pulling into the parking lot, there are no signs identifying that I was actually at the right place. Only thing that saved me were the people I noticed on the outside patio.

The brewpub/restaurant was quite nice and clean. Reminded me much of a Gordon Biersch. Lots of TVs for sports fans. Large tanks behind the bar made me wonder what concoctions they were thinking of next.

As far as selection, I was surpised that most of their styles available at the time were on the lighter side. A couple of standard IPAs, but nothing very heavy (e.g., weiss, bitter, golden ales). Luckily Northwind was on tap, so I went with that to start. Followed that up with a Cane & Ebel. Both solid, but did not blow me away. The waitress was very friendly and made herself known when my glasses were running low.

Overall, a very nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon. (992 characters)

Photo of SirBenton
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

On our way to Two Brother's, we thought we got lost as we drove through a neighborhood. After double checking the address online, we continued and came upon what looked like an old warehouse. With no sign's to tell us we had found the right place, we entered hesitantly. once in though, are doubts were put aside.

you enter through their gift shop, which have supplies for home brewing and plenty of souvenirs. Once you enter the restaurant, the atmosphere is super pleasant. the lighting is perfect and the bar very nice. They had all their fresh brewed beer on tap and plenty of others offered in bottle form.

the food is absolutely fantastic! I had their special tavern burger which was hand packed with fresh jalapenos. the fries were hand cut and great with malt vinegar! the only thing better than the food was the beer! with the majority of their beer own tap, everything is fresh and delicious. I was able to try their Dog days two minutes after it came out of the fermentation tanks! it was so fresh and delicious. every beer was reasonably priced and well worth it! If you're in the Chicago area, this is worth the trip! (1,132 characters)

Photo of uberez8
4.13/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Two Brothers is my mainstay; my local brewery. Since it is only 15 minutes from where I live currently I am there quite often. Cane and Ebel and Ebel's Weiss cannot be beaten on tap but that is not my only reason I love Two Brothers. The prices are always great, not too expensive and just right for the great quality of the food and around 4 to 6 bucks for the beers. I can't recommend the Ruben and pulled pork sandwich enough. Their brewery tour is outstanding and in depth and with an added bonus of 3 4oz samples of what's on tap, there is no reason not to do it.

Go there and go there often I say. (605 characters)

Photo of ChugginOil
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

When I pulled up to this spot, I was wondering if my GPS had failed me. The outside looks like an industrial factory of some sort and doesn't have the look of a brewpub. But looks can be deceiving.

When I entered, I found myself inside of a Two Bros gift shop sporting all kinds of homebrew equipment including malts and hop pellets used for Two Bros recipes. A friendly women sat my friends and I at a large round table where conversation and beer sharing was optimal.

The lighting was nicely dimmed and there was subtle tunes being played over the speakers. At the bar there were a couple flat screen T.Vs and behind the bar was a glass wall allowing us to see the inner workings of the actual brewery. Awesome site this was.

The waitress was very good at keeping up with everyone's beverages and was pretty friendly at that. A buddy and I split an Old Ruffian bomber at a reasonable price and the waitress brought out two small snifters and poured a small amount in each to warm (seems like she knew her stuff).

The beer menu offered all of Two Brother's best on tap, including Northwind and a coconut infused light ale called Pahoehoe or something like that. Interesting to say the least. Besides the their brews, there was a good selection of Belgians, stouts, and hoppy brews.

The price wasn't too harsh (4-6 for draft craft) and I will for sure be returning in the near future! Great place! (1,404 characters)

Photo of WoodBrew
4.6/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Turn left...then make an immediate left...then first right...goto second street on your left....turn and it is on you right! Where?? I don't see any signs!!! For those you have visited Two Bros....know exactly what I am talking about...it is very difficult to find..I mean there are no signs....if it were not for the beer trucks outside you wouldn't find it! HOWEVER, this place is always busy....the locals know exactly where it is and enjoy every savor dish their kitchen and drip from their taps!! The food here is excellent, but menu is somewhat limited....although perfect if you ask me...the beer in general is very very good....I am quite partial to the Cane&Ebel. Some of the atmosphere diminishes as you get away from teh bar area and into the dining area. It is very industrial with windows looking into the warehouse/production (where the real magic happens)! The place is best if you can get a hightop in the bar area that is encompassed by big flat screens! Highly recommend this establishment! (1,008 characters)

Photo of MilwaukeeCrusher
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Stopped here on a Friday last year... apparently a little too early. Was confused where it was, and stopped to asked a man in the parking lot where the brewery was. I was there but they were closed. I asked what the hours were and from how far I've driven and they were nice enough to let me inside to try a flight and another glass or two. Considering I was the only one there for most of the time, atmosphere is a little skewed, but could sort of get a feel for what it would be like. Two Brothers has a good line up of beers and if I wasn't far away I probably would visit again. It goes without saying the service was truly outstanding. (640 characters)

Photo of ahq514
4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Visited Two Bros. on a Sunday and did the brewery tour too. The brewery tour is great. Its free and takes around an hour or so. They run you through the basics of brewing and the history of Two Bros. In addition you get three free samples of their beers. I hung out here for awhile after the tour. The guy who did the tour was extremely knowledgeable and knew pretty much everything about the brewery. He was real cool and hung out with us in the restaurant afterwards. The waitress we had was pretty knowledgeable about the beer and was an excellent waitress. She was always making sure everything was ok and we had everything we needed. They had an additional 50 bottles or so that could be ordered in addition to their beers on draft. The only real negative is the difficulty in finding the place. No real signs or anything and tucked back in an industrial area, but all in all I am looking forward to going back here again. (927 characters)

Photo of MowryJC
3.45/5  rDev -16.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

I had recently had a few of the Two Brothers' beers, and when I heard about the brewpub I figured I had to check it out. My wife and I went on a Saturday evening, and the place was definitely busy, the parking lot was full. Despite this, we were seated immediately, which was a plus.

The atmosphere was laid back, which was nice, but the place could use a little facelift as there isn't much character to the layout or decor (minor gripe in my opinion). They definitely should keep the "hidden" entrance with just a sheet of paper telling you its the brewpub, I got a kick out of that.

The food was great, my wife had a bowl of their creamy mushroom soup which was absolutely outstanding, and I had a solid Cuban Sandwich with sweet potato fries.

The beer was as solid as the food. Their Cane and Ebel is my top favorite rye beer, and the Resistance IPA had a great subtlety and balance to it. The Heavy Handed Willamete is also tasty, but Resistance won out IMHO (disclaimer: I look for balance over hopbomb with IPAs). The selection could be a bit more varied, as I felt there were too few house beers available (a bit made up for with a lot of reasonably priced out of house options in bottles).

The only downside to our experience was our server. I could tell from around me that the other servers weren't as bad, but this guy was terrible. He barely ever came over, was not helpful with the menu at all, and didn't seem very knowledgable about their beers. I would have had another beer for sure if he had come over whenever I had finished one, but there were a couple times where we had empty beer and water glasses for at least ten minutes. I'm a former server, so I know what is and isn't in the control of the server, and I can tell you all issues we had were totally in his control, as the place was packed but thumbs up on having a lot of servers to keep them from getting overwhelmed.

All in all, we'll totally come back for the beer and food, and just hope we get a competent server next time. Goose Island will still be my homebase brewpub, but Two Brothers is still recommended. (2,100 characters)

Photo of Antihippy6
4.78/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I am just starting off here at Beeradvocate and have been excited to try some new beers out. So when I learned that the Two Brothers Brewing Company was so close to home I had to try it. So I treated my girlfriend and I to a night out.

For a Friday, the environment was really nice, it wasn't overly croweded (which is what I expected). Every table and seat was filled, but they have enough room to make it very comfortable.

The service was very kind, quick, and helpful. The food was amazing, and my girlfriend agreed. I had their beer brat and she had their cheese burger. The food will remind you of something you would make on your grill at home, simply amazing. As far as beer goes, I had their second edition seasonal (Heavy Handed IPA 2560 Willamette), it is very good! Just take a look at their reviews on this website.

If you are in the Chicago area I urge you to give the Two Brothers Tap House a try! Great service, great food, and especially great beer. I will definitely be making another visit. (1,012 characters)

Photo of kbnooshay
4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

My brother knowing that I am a beer freak had planned n taking us here while we visited him and the family in North Aurora Illinos.

I will first start with my only complaint. i wish this place was open later! Its our fault but i think last call was 11 o clock, and we really wanted to stay later because we were having such a nice time.

Kind of a weird location. We took a forrested country road and ended up in an industrial park area. While this was in a warehouse building the brewpub looked nice. I had cane and able, then the bitter end while the others did beer flights. Food sounded good but we had just eaten dinner. Guest beer menu was pretty impressive but i stuck with 2 brothers offerings.

Service was friendly and easy to joke around with. (755 characters)

Photo of jrallen34
3.3/5  rDev -20.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 2.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This review is going to stick to the quality of the experience of the brew pub food and atmosphere and the brewery tour.

A place thats a little hard to find but just follow the directions on their website and you'll find it easily. Hard to find the actual entrance though. A pretty nice brewpub, wharehous feel. The food was really good, recommend most things there.

The beer selection on taps sucks as its just their year round beers, which suck, and only 2 seasonals of their. If you are a prebub have some unique stuff brothers.
Bottle selection is varied and nice.

The tour is pretty good, its free takes about 45 minutes and you get 3 free samples at the end. The problem is its heavy on backstory of the brothers, which was mildly fascinating and short on actual brewing.

The brewery is really nice, you can tell these guys have some money.

Its worth a Saturday afternoon trip to eat lunch then go on the tour. Do not go to drink good beer as there is very little of that there, and its lack the creativity of one offs and special brews that most brew pubs have. (1,075 characters)

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.88/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Two Brothers has always been one of my favorite breweries in the midwest, constantly pumping out awesome brews. Even when I lived in Illinois I never made it out there until recently when I was visiting my girlfriend. It's only a 30 minute-ish drive from her so we went for the free tour on a Saturday afternoon.

It was a bit difficult to find as the large white building had no clear signage and seemed in the midst of neighborhoods. The grain silo on the side of the building gave it away though. Even for a Saturday afternoon the lot was packed. We walked around the building trying to find which door to enter through and proceeded into the Brewers' Coop, a small little homebrew supply shop located in the building. We then entered the tap house and were seated without hesitation even for how busy it appeared.

Our server was nice and constantly checking up on us even thought we didn't order any food. The atmosphere was average in the tap house. Neutral colors were painted on the walls and the ceiling was exposed industrial-like rafters. The only real décor came from giant vinyl prints of Two Brothers beer labels on sheet metal all of which were bolted to the wall.

Then came the tour. It was rich in the history of the two Ebel, (pronounced "able" for those wondering) brothers and the start-up of Two Brothers Brewing Co. From there a little bit of the brewing process was shared but not as much as many other tours I've been on. The part that I found interesting, and also insulting, was when the tour guide began talking about their large oak Fodures from France they have. This wasn't so insulting initially until he asked the tour if anyone had previously had barrel-aged beer. When he asked me what the main flavor profile was and I replied, "bourbon", he proceeded to talk shit about bourbon-barrel aging beer and how it's "not traditional." Sorry, but the second you talk shit about Founders KBS, your appreciation of craft beer plummets in my book.

Following the insulation, we made our way to the bottling and packaging area where I learned something interesting; Two Brothers has their own distribution company next door. It's also always awesome to see pallets of beer ready to go to thirsty people. Overall the tour was mediocre, peppered lightly with comedy, and full of a good history lesson. Oh, you also get to drink on the tour, but it's gotta be a glass of beer purchased before departure. At the finish each tour-goer receives 3 tickets for 3 samples of Two Brothers beer.

Prices for Two Brothers' beer was fair but seemed pretty high for the food, which we didn't try because we ate before we got there. As far as selection went, I was pleasantly surprised at what Two Brothers was on tap. They also had guest taps (I believe - memory is a bit hazy) but I know they had a slew of bottles in a fridge behind the bar. These seemed a little over-priced as well but the selection of different choices was good. I can't say I'd make another trip out there without a specific reason, say, a special beer release, but I can say it was cool while I was there. (3,091 characters)

Photo of y1fsm8s
4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

I live within walking distance of the brewery (awesome), so I go there quite a bit.

As other reviewers said, this place is not easy to find, especially since you are looking for a brewery. Giant white industrial building. Small sign on the door leading to tap house.

First time I went, it was relatively unknown and quite empty. Now is another story since everyone seems to make this their spot to go. On a busy friday night the noise in the place is ridiculous. That comes from the lack of any type of noise absorbers. Flat tin roof with tons of echo. Good luck talking to anyone at your table, let alone the servers.

Service is generally awesome, the bartenders get a little overwhelmed on busy nights, but that is to be expected. I always suggest sitting at the bar itself.

They always have their year rounds as well as some seasonal selections and oddballs. Lately they have been bringing guest taps in (finally) You have about 12 beers on tap and over 50 beers in bottles to choose from. Great selection

Food is AWESOME. The pulled pork and the tap house burger are amazing. Only been disappointed one time with the food, but one out of a ton aint bad :P

Overall this is a great spot if you dont mind it being pretty noisy if it is busy. (1,248 characters)

Photo of bashiba
4.78/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

What a cool place, besides having a complete assortment of all of two brothers current offerings and some special ones as well, they have an unbelievable beer menu featuring some of the finest beers in the world. How often do you see Angel's Share or DueS on a beer menu. The food was fantastic with many of the recipes featuring their solid beers. They even had this fantastic Almond Cream soda which was great for my non beer drinking wife.

The only drawback is bring a GPS, this place is out of the way, even knowing that I still drove by it multiple times, there is some sort of local zoning law that prohibits them from any large signs, so be prepared for that.

Also very cool to see all their Giant Oak Fermentors, very unusual and cool. (745 characters)

Photo of ChadQuest
4.13/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 5

I work about 5 miles from this place, and it was the first brewery i went too, and bow that i've been to about a dozen, i think i can fairly rate it.

This place is off the beaten path, but it is a diamond in the rough. Anyone from the midwest area is familiar with their beers, but where this place really hits a homerun is there food. Chef Tommy is awesome and the food is top notch, I have been making it a point to try everything on their menu, but it is hard as alot of the items are soo good its hard to pass them over when i go. They use organic everything that is possible too.

The beer is solid, not mind blowing (though IMO the Heavy Handed is a top notch IPA). They always have all the year round beers available, but they need to do more limited or unique beers, sometimes i go there and there is not anything i haven't had numerous times before. My only complaint. Sometimes i go just for the food.

The wait staff is friendly, especially if you sit at the bar area.

Little known for now, in any case if they blow up or stay small ill always have my little diamon in the rough brewery restaurant. (1,112 characters)

Photo of Bellabananas
3.7/5  rDev -10.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4

I have been here twice, both times specifically for the brewery tour. First time was just me and my boyfriend, and this time we brought my parents. The first time was over the summer and apparently the brew tour was not as popular. Today we arrived and the place was packed. The first tour had just finished and the bar was swamped to fill the samples. We stood by the bar and were completely ignored. Fortunately we put our name in for a table. We were seated 15 minutes before the tour, so no time for food. The waitress still tried to serve us, and it took some explanation for her to understand that we were waiting for the tour, since there was no time for food. The tour was pretty great, definitely wouldn't recommend going more than once though. Nothing new discussed and kinda boring. It was great the first time around though. The food is pretty good, I had an amazing Reuben. Their tap house burger has jalapeno inside it and it had a great kick to it. Our waitress was excellent once we got back from the brew tour; she put in our food order right away. But the bar staff literally never exchanged a word with me other than telling me how much my growler cost. Bar staff could use some lessons on service. Their beer is reasonably priced, $4-6. Definitely a great place otherwise! (1,292 characters)

Photo of bruachan
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

not the easiest of places to find (and i was coming from hyde park...no quick jaunt) but worth finding. use the directions from the brewery website, not whatever the map webites give you

where to start....
the beer was phenomenal: had myself glasses of heavy handed and red eye. brought home a bottle of heavier handed and growler of cane & ebel. awesome

atmosphere was positive. standard brewery taproom: spartan building with decent effort put into the restaurant and bar. we sat at the bar itself and gawked at a great fridge of bottles (crafts and belgians)

shared a zucchini and goat cheese pizza, which was certainly better than average. other decent-looking offerings but this was the cheapest (i'm on a grad student budget)

the growler was delightfully economical so everyone should come and fill up with one of chi's finest

i wil mos def be back (i bought a growler, didn't i?) (891 characters)

Photo of tatt2ed
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2

took the tour this weekend , got there at noon for the 1pm tour. we were the 3rd table to be seated. place was clean ! simply decorated, very open but on a crowded night i can see long lines for the small bathrooms. during the warmer times they have an outdoor seating area. parking is plentiful. tour was fun and its amazing how they put out so much beer from a relatively small looking brewery. but dont get me wrong they are #2 in the state for production. service was above average but to me the food was a little lacking. like i said we were 1 of only 3 tables at the time and the fries came cold. the burgers are good, but i was looking forward to the pulled pork sandwich and it was such a major let down (hard ,dry and tough). our server didnt seem to be concered that we were unhappy with the food, but she knew the beer, and thats what we ware there for anyways. after the tours there are free samples , i liked them all and really liked the cane and able and the heavier handed ipa. way way better than the heavy handed ipa. anyways i will be returning whenever i have a chance , to me it's well worth driving past the 25 other taverns to get there. but beware and i caution anyone who goes ... you will never drink a miller or bud product after leaving two brothers brewery ! (1,287 characters)

Photo of JohnnyTightLips
4.22/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

They've just added the restaurant wing about a year ago and the food will catch you off-guard. Its not your typical pub grub that was just thrown in a fryer from the freezer. Their menu selections are pretty diverse with selections such as Barley Risotto, Fish Tacos, Cuban Sandwich, and The Rueben. For an appetizer, I got a 8'' cheese pizza which tasted homemade and the cheese seemed very fresh with lots of flavor. For my dinner entree, I got the Pulled Pork Sandwich ($9) which was a decent size w/ coleslaw on top and fries on the side and the sandwich tasted like it was freshly prepared. It had a vinegary-like sauce that didn't overwhelm the flavor of the pork. My favorite were their fries, which were hand-cut that were so flavorful, that you didn't need to season them or dipped them in ketchup. The bill came to about $21 with the pizza, pulled pork sandwich and a Domaine DuPage. The beer was nicely priced as well. The Domaine DuPage (biere de garde) $4, Bitter End (American Pale Ale) $4, Prairie Path (Blonde Ale) $4, Ebel's Weiss (German Hefeweizen) $5, Rye Eye Coffee Porter $5 (porter) Cain & Ebel (red rye ale) $5, & Heavy-Handed (Seasonal IPA) $5. They also had 2 brews that were only executive to the tap house Clark Street Ale House $6 (American Pale Ale) and don't remember the other one. The service was pretty good considering the bartender was playing the role of waitress, while he had people to tend to people at the bar. The place wasn't too busy (15-20 customers) on a Tuesday night with mainly 20 to mid 30 year-type crowd. They also said that the place gets pretty crowded on the weekends with a wait of a hour sometimes. There's also homebrew store that's to your left, right when you open the outside door entrance. Even the homebrew employee was very accommodating & knowledge to my friend's questions about their yeasts, even though there's been some criticisms about the workers lack of help & constantly being out-of-stock of their inventory. While the beer might bring you there, the food will leave a lasting impression on you. I give major props to Two Brothers (2,104 characters)

Photo of thewimperoo
4.65/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I try to make it to the Two Brothers Tap House at least once a month. This review is based on an accumulation of visits.

Atmosphere: I love the atmosphere here. It's a real laid back, fun place to hang out and unwind after a long week of work.

Quality: Quality of beer and food is always top notch. I've never had a bad pour or dirty glasses.

Service: The service is usually pretty great. The bartenders do a great job attending to you without being in your business. Plus they're fun to talk to when they have some free time. Service out in the dining area has been sketchy a couple of times. I usually just sit at the bar now, unless with a bigger group.

Selection: Most of the time there is a beer on cask. Occasionally there is a special tap house only beer. They have 2 house made sodas as well for those non drinkers that are really good.

Food: The food is high quality ingredients and freshly made. Favorites for me are the chicken wings, tap house burger with fresh cut fries or fresh cut sweet potato fries and the fish and chips.

Overall, this is my favorite place to hang out and enjoy craft beer. (1,116 characters)

Photo of haveaduff2
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

My first visit to to the Tap Room.

The food was very good. I had the chicken tacos and they tasted homemade. The appetizers were delicious, too.

I've always been impressed with their beers. I had an oak aged french country ale...outstanding.

Atmosphere, well, let's just say it's a bit cavernous, and very, very noisy. Industrial.

Location: hard to find, in the middle of an industrial park. Follow the directions to the letter.

Bottom line, because the beers are outstanding, it's worth a trip, but don't expect warm and fuzzy. (538 characters)

Photo of TheSSG
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Made my way out here a Wednesday night in late August.
I've tried to get out here a few times previously, but the limited hours kind of make that rough...

Situated literally next to Fermi Labs, it can be tricky to find, but it worth the adventure.

The place is 1/2 restaurant, 1/2 bar, with an open floor plan; one side had benches and table, the other has tall tables and stools. We sat in the bar area. I was surprised to see a kid was having his B-day in the restaurant area, but don't let this make you think it's going to be Chuck E Cheeses.

Service was prompt and attentive, and I started off with a my Beloved Dupage County French Country Ale, but one AGED in oak. Was interesting.
They had a special bier that was a joint effort with Urthel Brewery; Moaten. VERY tasty.
As always, the Ebel Weisse is delicious.
Tried the Cane and Ebel, and that was pleasantly surprising.

Split a pizza with my buddies. HOLY CRAP was it delicious! Pale Ale in the crust, excellent sauce, delectable blend of cheese on the top; one of the best pizzas ever.

Prices were alright. I am from west of the suburbs, to Chicagoland is always more $ for me, but it's $5/pint for most biers, a few are $4/pint. 14" Pizza was like $11 for cheese. Overall, not a bad deal.

Can't wait to go back, since I work late, and like almost 2 hours away, unless they start staying open a bit later, that may not be happening...soon... (1,408 characters)

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4.43/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Okay this place is a little bit of a witch hunt to find but honestly just trust your directions (GPS or internet generated). Located just off 56/59, its perfect location. When you are close just look for a white warehouse with a branded truck outside.

I went this past Tuesday Night and the place was pleasantly full. Inside the seating is more upfront and the bar is at the back looking into the brewery itself. The feel of whole place is quite cozy, despite being a large common room which holds the bar and tables. A fair number of the patrons apparently knew the bar tenders. The wait staff knew their beers and had a fair idea of the upcoming events.

The tap list was really impressive of house brews. They even had a tap handle pouring some Northwind Stout. No guest brews on tap, but most of their main sellers were pouring ($4-5). If you wanted to try something else, then flip the menu over and behold a solid list of different imports and domestic craft choices.

As for the place itself it is a bit loud, however the noise isn't just from a few people, its from everyone- producing a white noise, which doesn't get in the way of any conversations.

The food was really good and the menu was quite varied from the traditional pub grub to some good looking combinations. My friends commented this was one of the few places that gives you toppings then chips for the nachos and the main dishes were really good.

It is worth the effort to search it out. Highly Recommended especially if you are in the suburbs. (1,525 characters)

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Two Brothers Brewing Company in Warrenville, IL
92 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.