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Durty Nellies Pub

) #31 of 112 Restaurants in Palatine $$ - $$$ American, ,
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
+1 847-358-9150
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has an extensive beer list no one seems enthusiastic about. Trendy cocktail list. Food I tried was solidly above average. Service was ver mediocre, nothing glaring just not very attentive. Ate an entire meal with nothing to drink, and they weren't overly busy....More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Durty Nellie's is a great place for a casual dinner or drinks after work. Conveniently located across from the train station in Palatine--it has daily specials and a huge array of imported beers.

1  Thank linda c
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the Boy Band Review and they were very good and entertaining. It was pretty crowded but the bartenders were very attentive. However, for $8.00 mixed drinks, you should at least get an average sized cup. I'm sure it sells more drinks but...More

Thank Tierandy
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Bar is open until 3:00am and the kitchen closes at 10 pm. No bar menu. Rude staff and not well trained in customer service.

Thank aemb1955
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Whether it is family, couples or girl's night out...Durty Nellie gives us great food with atmosphere. One doesn't have to go on a Fri night with bands to enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We dine and imbibe here frequently. The menu is mainly bar food, but it is very well prepared and certainly ample. The beer list is expansive and ever-changing. Most importantly, the restaurant/bar is really friendly, cozy and warm, like a real neighborhood pub. The owners...More

Thank jim1049
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Decent food and service. Management ever-present and seems to care. Menu seems to have had healthier (salmon, etc.) choices that they don't have any more. Great tap beer selections.

Thank daryl l
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Many Palatine natives consider Durty Nellies as a local institution. It's a nice place, great service, extensive entertainment schedule, excellent food.

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been going to Dirty Nelly's since I have been old enough to drink and 30 years later I would say this is a place more for the younger crowd than for us middle age couples who want to grab dinner and couple of...More

Thank Bsch2
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I usually like to keep my post light even if the service was not the best but honestly it was just bad service. I made reservations at 11am on a Friday for that evening right before a show we were going to see. When I...More

Thank Shannon W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL 60067-2401
  • Public Transportation: Metra Palatine Stop
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-358-9150
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