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Skoog's Pub & Grill

155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
+1 815-667-5800
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (34 reviews)
“burger” (18 reviews)
“italian beef” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a hike at Starved Rock my husband and I were very hungry and wanted someplace close. Based on the reviews we decided to try here. Normally we avoid pubs but we were pleasantly surprised from the time we walked in. It was clean, cute,...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

oh boy, we just got done hiking miles and decided we needed a burger and a Bloody Mary. Both Available Here! You need to stop this place is clean, friendly and the Burgers are huge and handmade. Thanks Skoog's for a great lunch.

Thank Jakics
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for a change of pace. We were seated right away and we were in the back room close to the fireplace. The restaurant has the lights turned down and it was a little hard to see the menu. The restaurant was packed...More

Thank Achung70
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Utica, or North Utica via navigation, is a small town where visitors can live large, with four or five great places to eat in a single block. Skoogs anchors one end of the block, Duffys the other and Canalport and a breakfast n lunch diner...More

Thank Scott A
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went in looking for a fish fry and the girl from the wine bar next door recomended this place. we had the bluegill. It was very good, and great service also

Thank gary k
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Best wings you will ever get try the Kamkazi flavor.Great bloody marys as well as fish and soups.We always make it a point to stop here when in the utica area.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Kamacaze wings are amazing. Wings are huge. Brocoli cheddar bites are out of this world. Staff friendly, attentive and quick. Prices fair. Clean business. A Peru favorite!

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

After spending the better part of our day hiking, we were starved and drove into Utica in search of somewhere, anywhere, to get a bite to eat in the middle of the afternoon. Skoog's Pub was the first restaurant we came to and they had...More

Thank Jewelsworld
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We discovered Skoog's Pub & Grill on our drive to Starved Rock State Park through its TripAdvisor reviews, and were not disappointed. It was busy for lunch, but we we seated quickly. Service was prompt and all four of us were happy with what we...More

Thank Chicag0Frank
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Here for Burgoo festival. Very busy but our waitress was awesome. Got our food fast, tasted great, and met nice people at other tables. Got the tenderloin, good sized. Nice vibe. Go here every year.

Thank beentheredonethatia
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Ted V
What are the hours of operation on 9/5 Labor Day?
5 September 2016|
Response from Kevin L | Reviewed this property |
My experience has taught me to always call the establishment to verify Holiday hours. Seems some places close earlier than usual depending on demand (and severe weather).
Joan B
Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?
8 July 2016|
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Response from Brandee B | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed throughout the town providing they are on a leash.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 815-667-5800
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic "Starved Rock State Park" region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.