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The Curragh

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Irish
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8266 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-2410
+1 847-675-9600
11:00 - 02:00
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Morton Grove
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Sat outside on the patio. Who could sit inside on such a lovely afternoon?! the burgers are huge and come with fries or sweet potato chips. There are lots of choices on the menu. They have big tvs that show football games.

Thank Sidrasmom
Omaha, Nebraska
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396 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I'm as Irish as sauerkraut... But after visiting Ireland a couple times, I have fallen in love with the country. SO when I have the opportunity to visit and Irish pub, I pounce on it. However, my wife and I dined on the very large, very nice patio and never made it inside to see the pub details. I had... More 

Thank SidSidow
Chicago, Illinois
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3,117 reviews
2,438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 524 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is one of four "The Curragh", in Skokie, one in Chicago, one in Glenview and even one in Holland, Michigan. This one is located in a quiet area in Skokie, The Curragh has street parking, as well as parking in the rear. The interior has a nice pub ambiance. There are only about ten tables inside, none of which... More 

Thank Allen21096
Lincolnwood, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is my favorite Irish pub and I'm a regular customer here for since grand opening. They have a good selection of local and Irish beer, cider for gluten-free persons and good wine and cocktails.Food is typical for pub. My recommendation is fish steak, chicken wings, Guinness - cheese soup and burgers. Very friendly staff. Cozy atmosphere. It is obvious... More 

Thank Daria M
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The food is typical Irish - stick to your ribs. We meet with friends after a Skokie event. The server was very good and offered suggestions on Irish drinks- Jameson and Ginger Ale for one.

Thank Rebecca B
South Bend, Indiana
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Five of us ate a late lunch here on a weekday afternoon. The place was pretty deserted, which was great for us! There were a few people out on the shaded patio on a hot summer day, but we chose to be inside. The burgers were good, the shepherd's pie was okay (kind of runny under the potatoes on top... More 

Thank William N
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Nice place for some fresh homemade food. Only knock is that the bartender also has tables to wait on and was slammed. Need to have the bartender tend to the bar and a waitress handling the tables.

Thank tom s
Chicago, Illinois
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380 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Enjoyed a delicious Irish meal with friendly service just N of downtown Skokie in an unassuming pub that can be easily missed unless you're looking for it. Huge portions good for sharing... We sat in its very casual covered patio area because the fan broke inside so it was kinda smoky there. It rained hard during our meal & so... More 

Thank Justsaygrace
Skokie, Illinois
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

My family very much enjoys a weekend night out at the Curragh. The food is basic, but there are Irish specialties that keep my husband happy and enough vegetarian options for my daughter as well. The drink specials are also fun. This is just a great cozy hangout.

Thank Carol W
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2014

So happy to have them finallyopen in my town. The food is great but the beer is amazing. There are so many choices and the team is well educated on all their items. The live music is my favorite. I can't wait to return!

Thank draven602

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8266 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL 60077-2410
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-675-9600

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