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Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.58/5
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

22221 North Pepper Road
Lake Barrington, Illinois, 60010
United States

(847) 381-7308 | map
onionpub.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
40
Reviews:
413
Ratings:
1,452
PLACE STATS
Score:
86
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
54
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
8%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 54
Reviews by Vdubb86:
Photo of Vdubb86
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I've been to the Onion Pub on several occasions with my family. Overall it seems like a classier place than it actually is. I'm not really sure how to describe the atmosphere. It's a really very quiet place, but that may be due to the fact that every time I'm there it's relatively empty. The quality is average across the board the food is good sometimes depending on what you get. The brews are average at best I prefer the Maibock as their best but in all honesty there is nothing special. It's a place to go for different brews than the mainstream. Sometimes there is a gem in the seasonals but the standbys aren't really the best. The service is always pretty good. I would venture a guess to say that there are better brew pubs out there, but since this one isn't overpriced at all it's worth a try if you find yourself in the area. I wouldn't go and seek it out but every once in awhile that is well worth a stop by

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More User Reviews:
Photo of JeffSK
4.32/5  rDev +15.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of CreedeSon
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of pkeating59
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Sparky44
3.75/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of AuntBea
4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

British Pub atmosphere. Our server was attentive. The food was very good. Decent selection of their own beers. I liked what I had picked. The parking lot was full but, we didn't have to wait with 4 of us. I'd go back again.

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Photo of zaraspook
4.46/5  rDev +18.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Chris912
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of BeerLover99
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of ajgood04
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of SeanLC
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Purified
4.52/5  rDev +20.5%

Photo of ralerwen
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of 77apm
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of PickleBucket29
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Photo of mbmiche
4.5/5  rDev +20%

Decent food and decent distro brews. Where they really hit it is with their on-tap-at-the-brewery-only-and-we're-not-bottling-it experimental brews. If you missed the BA Drago, that is unfortunate...

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Photo of beatenbyjacks
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Lots of beer to choose from, however there was no patio. Some people love the German Beer Hall kind of atmosphere, but on a 70 degree day I want to enjoy my beer outside. I enjoyed the beer quite a bit though and they had a ton of variety.

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Photo of gotek
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of stouts4me
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Great building, greater outdoor patio overlooking the 'lake'. Beer pretty good, nothing outstanding, just steady quality, food very good, nice place for dinner, and drinks on the deck.

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Photo of maxcoinage
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of PopnLoads
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of carmike813
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Quattrofiend
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co. in Lake Barrington, IL
3.58 out of 5 based on 1,452 ratings.
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