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3.68/5
Ram Restaurant & BreweryRam Restaurant & Brewery
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

1901 E. McConner Pkwy
Schaumburg, Illinois, 60173
United States

(847) 517-8791 | map
theram.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
40
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
304
PLACE STATS
Score:
81
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
56
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
11.88%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by Vdubb86:
Photo of Vdubb86
3.83/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Amongst the few times I've come to this place, the last time I came here was was when my girlfriend brought me for my birthday (does she know me or what).

Anyway, The atmosphere of the places looks similar to the other ones I've been to it does have that chain restaurant feel to it, but the brewing equipment and bar area do look rather unique.

The overall quality of the establishment is pretty good there is no visual problems or out right complaints that I've had with anything in particular in my visits with the place. Or else I probably wouldn't come back as many times as I have.

The service is pretty darn good, they have a pretty good knowledge of the beer types that they serve. As well as the majority of the individuals have been attentive and friendly. And as far as I recall they've never messed up an order.

The selection is anywhere between 6-8 beers depending on the season. They have their standard brews as well as some rotating seasonals. For the most part I don't care for a few of the regulars save the Porter, but the seasonals tend to be rather nice. Even with the limited options it's rather nice that they have their own style of beer.

The food is good as well I believe that I've never been dissatisfied with it. I particularly enjoy several of the meals that either beer batter or use beer in the bbq sauce. Overall, the food and the beer combined keep me coming back.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Gambyt20
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of eifster82
4/5  rDev +15.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of badmotorgrunge
4.09/5  rDev +18.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of puftdank
3.63/5  rDev +5.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of laketang
3.78/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

had a couple three four bighorn blondes at the bar and dinning area. had the 1 lb. cub burger and tha huge carrot cake. I was stuffed. the food is good, big bar, a large row boat on wall in dinning for fun.so was the beer. its been a few years tho, I don't think it changed much. I know people who go there preiodicaly.

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Photo of MattMorin
3.18/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of tjk135
3.04/5  rDev -11.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.75 | food: 2.75

Photo of JDoHo
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Purp1eOne
3.83/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of rgons77
3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of rossracing
3.64/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of mynie
4.01/5  rDev +16.2%

Can't believe I've never rated a RAM before. I've been to a handful, and the quality has been pretty consistent location by location. Since I'm most familiar with the Schaumburg location, that'll be the one I review.

The vibe and aesthetics are markedly like a neighborhood chain restaurant, although that's not really a bad thing. Chain restaurant aesthetics are bad when they're too aggressive--Applebee's is aggressively stupid, Red Lobster is aggressively ersatz, Buffalo Wild Wings is aggressively masculine, etc. RAM's have a little bit of a soulless prefab feel to them, yes, but they're not in your face about it--they don't make the waitresses dress slutty, bad music isn't blasting, and there's no kitschy crap on the walls.

The beers are consistent. I've never had a RAM beer that knocked my socks off, but I've also never had one that wasn't at least pretty good.

The food is maybe a step above your standard chain restaurant fare, and the beers are a step above, say, Granite City, or even a good number of smaller, non-chain brewpubs. Stopping by RAM doesn't generate the same king of enjoyable adventure vibe you get from checking out a new, completely independent brewery. But it does mean you're in for solid beer in a pleasant atmosphere.

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Photo of twb0392
2.75/5  rDev -20.3%

All of the beers served icy cold whether they are an Oatmeal Stout or a pils.

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Photo of WestHam973
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of Crispy21
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of EdwardIV84
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of maxcoinage
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of stouts4me
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Surprised on the lower ratings on this location; stop by on a Fri or Sat night, jammed. Rest of the time, steady. Must not be anyone taking time to review.

Have stopped here many times on the way to or from O'Hare. Great place for a beer, solid choices, not over the top, but good beer, good service, have always had that, and solid atmosphere. Nice outdoor patio, good merch, if you like. The $5 summertime growler fills were nice, too.

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Photo of robotiks
3/5  rDev -13%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.25/5  rDev +23.2%

Photo of KAF
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Kubrickx
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of brandoman63
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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Ram Restaurant & Brewery in Schaumburg, IL
3.68 out of 5 based on 304 ratings.
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