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Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown / The Loop
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185 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-3625
+1 312-345-1710
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 02:00
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by for a lovely lunch whilst out shopping. The service was good and quick and the food was good. The Elephant & Castle is an English pub in a great location downtown just across the road from Macy's. Highly recommended.

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Thank KarenHR
Toronto, ontario
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113 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in for a quick lunch and we both had the chicken salad with mandarin. Very big salad, lots of chicken, nice dressing. Very enjoyable, simple but good. Service was good.

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1 Thank lemorley
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing. Craig E&C Ops More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried this on a recommendation of a friend. Couldn't have been more pleased. Walked in and was told a 15-20 min wait, so we made our way to the bar for a cocktail. Before we could get bar service our table was ready (seated in 5-10min). They had a decent selection of draft beers, wine & cocktails. Service was attentative,... More 

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Thank Shelley S
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Shelley, appreciate the review. Craig E&C Ops More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went after a day of convention and the service was incredible! Nice British pub... we returned next day and they remembered witch beer we liked.. You must visit this Place!

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Thank Robin D
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Appreciate your comments Robin. Thanks for reviewing. Craig More 

Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the salmon with garlic mash and green beans. It was very tasty. Wednesdays they have half off price for bottles of wine.

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Thank Deborah P
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Monday is One and Done, and Tuesday 25% off all Craft Tins. Thanks for dropping by and reviewing. Craig E&C Ops More 

Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

NOthing too special about the place BUT, after midnight on a weekday this was one of the few places open that served a full menu. Food was standard pub/diner type food. Good but not gourment. Just what we needed after a Blackhawks game on a sunday night.

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Thank Diego2STL
Olen, Belgium
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135 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Elephant and Castle with a group that travelled in from all over the world - every single person found something of their taste on the menu and really liked the food a lot. I had a double burger and fries (in the US, I had to...) and it was really great. There are some TV's with sports... More 

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Thank IvesDB1973
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad we managed to get something for everyone! Craig E&C Ops More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Went in on a chance when walking by. The food was really good and so was the price. There was a good atmosphere in the bar, staff were friendly and the service matched. Well worth it.

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Thank Andrew W
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Andrew! Craig E&C Ops More 

Dowagiac, Michigan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Fun "Irish" pub, was comfortable, clean, lots of choices. Easy in and out, friendly. Lots of different beers and alcoholic choices.

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Thank Brian H
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks Brian. We do our best to please. Craig More 

Little River
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is absolutely amazing, authentic British fair. However, our waitress Olga barely spoke to us, brought our food and disappeared until we were completely finished eating. No offer for refills, no questions about how our food was, nothing. The food was worth the trip. The service was extremely disappointing.

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Thank leah840
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dropped the ball on the service side for you, sorry. We'll speak with Olga. Thanks for reviewing and visiting us. Craig More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60601-3625
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-345-1710

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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