Craft Beer & Bars

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Whether you’re looking to try something new or just want to stick with your go-to drink, the bars in the Elgin Area offer something for everyone. Plan an evening out exploring our taprooms, breweries, and taverns.

Mott’s Lounge

Burlington

Mott’s is celebrating 100 years in business in 2024! We are the oldest family-run bar in Kane County, Illinois.    Welcome to Mott’s Lounge – a timeless family-owned bar with... more

The Boss’s Signature

Bartlett

We are committed to creating a culinary destination as well as an amazing experience that Bartlett and the Surrounding Areas will be proud of. One that showcases Bartlett’s Finest Restaurant,... more

Vern’s Tavern ELgin

Elgin

Here, classic design meets modern hospitality. A unique Bar located Downtown Elgin IL. We specialize in vintage style cocktails, hand crafted beverages, specialty wines and of course a good ole... more

Grumpy Goat Tavern

Elgin

We have appetizers, salads, soups, burgers, signature sandwiches, chicken, pasta, steak & seafood which all pairs nicely with one of our signature beverages.

Copper Barrel on State

Hampshire

Copper Barrel is Hampshire's first locally sourced restaurant. Focusing on American cuisine, classic favorites, and featured smokehouse selections.

Emmett’s Brewing Co.

West Dundee

Drink craft beer in West Dundee's skyscraper from the 1800's. Emmett's Brewing Co. is a great local spot for lunch, dinner or just stop in for a beer or two.

River Street Tavern

East Dundee

River Street Tavern is an elevated American pub grub, craft beer & taco nights in laid-back digs with weekly karaoke & trivia.

No Manches Mexican Grill

Carpentersville

Authentic Mexican cuisine that from a combination of love for food and culture into one amazing and delicious experience.

Niko’s Tavern & Neighborhood Grill – Pingree Grove

Pingree Grove

Niko's Tavern & Neighborhood Grill is known for their great beer selection and delicious menu.

Niko’s Tavern & Neighborhood Grill – Elgin

Elgin

Niko's Tavern & Neighborhood Grill is known for their great beer selection and delicious menu.

Moretti’s – Elgin

Elgin

Serving up classic, hearty and elevated Italian-American fare

Plank Road Tap Room

Elgin

After traveling the country in search of great beers, we hatched a plan to bring them all right back here, to our home in Elgin.

Mockingbird Bar + Garden

We offer an espresso bar, cocktail lounge, and food that makes you feel good.

The Distance Social

East Dundee

The Distance Social is locally owned and sits in the heart of East Dundee, nestled in a refurbished building dating back to 1855.

Diamond Jim’s Tavern and Gas Grill

East Dundee

Located on the Fox River Trail in East Dundee, IL, Diamond Jim’s is the perfect location to enjoy great food, drinks and friends. Outdoor dining options.

Kubo Sushi & Sake Lounge

Elgin

Kubo Sushi & Sake Lounge is a combination of traditional Japanese culture and food, with a slight Cali twist.

The Walnut SpeakEasy

Elgin

Restaurant/bar serving American Fare such as Wings, Burgers, Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads and more!

Bleuroot

West Dundee

West Dundee’s Farm to Table Restaurant that is located right along the Fox River. Diners can enjoy outdoor seating with views of the Fox River.

Johnny’s Supper Club

Elgin

Johnny’s serves your favorite Italian classics in true supper club tradition where friends, neighbors and golfers gather together to enjoy great food and classic cocktails with attentive service.

Bamboozels

West Dundee

Enjoy comfort food made from scratch, and big-screen TVs to watch your favorite sports game.

Hart’s Garage

Pingree Grove

Featuring our famous smash burgers and homemade pizza, Hart's Garage is for everyone to relax, enjoy some great food, and meet new friends.

Chicago Street Pour House

Elgin

An upscale gastropub featuring scratch-made fresh food served alongside cocktails, craft beer, and wine.

Rookies All American Pub & Grill

Elgin

Rookies All American Pub and Grills are great sports bars with excellent food, great drink, and food specials, and music.

D.C. Cobb’s East Dundee

East Dundee

While we're famous for our award-winning burgers, D.C. Cobb's made-from-scratch kitchen has something for everyone!

Old Republic Kitchen + Bar

Elgin

Our Kitchen is American-focused and features specialties from all over the country, including burgers, pizza, smoked meats, fish, steaks and drinks!

Elgin Public House

Elgin

Partake in our better than average "pub grub" and our fine line of beverages.

Jimmy’s Sports Bar

Hampshire

Sports Bar in Hampshire, Illinois.

Newman’s Corner Pub

Hampshire

A cozy little place set right on Rt 72 & State St Hampshire. Great drinks, live music & great people.

El Diablo Cantina

Carpentersville

This restaurant features authentic Mexican cuisine, drinks and craft beer selection.

Pub 72

Gilberts

We’re a neighborhood pub, serving great food and cold beers!

Martini Room

Elgin

Martini Room in Elgin is the premier lounge - nightclub and entertainment venue in the northwest suburbs

Grand Victoria Casino

Elgin

Enjoy over 700 slots, classic Vegas-style table games, and gaming promotions and giveaways you’ll love.

D Hangout Bar and Grill

Elgin

As well as great service and an unforgettable experience including 26 flat screen TVs, perfect for all of your spectating needs!

Black & Gray Brewing Co.

East Dundee

Black & Gray Brewing has 14 taps flowing a variety of handcrafted beer from their dankest NEIPA to the ultra-smooth Light American Lager.  These taps will be split into four sections:

Chunky Dog

West Dundee

Chunky Dog is a neighborhood Bar & Grill that offers something for everyone to enjoy and we look forward to serving you!

Barones Sports Bar & Pizza

Carpentersville

The food is always delicious and the daily specials cannot be beat.

Stanley’s Ale House & Restaurant

South Elgin

In 2011 Scott Stanley wanted to leave the corporate restaurant world and bring something different to the town he grew up in. He created a place with great food and the best beers in town before anyone had even heard for craft beers. Today he and his wife Dawn offer 22 draft beers, many other beers from local Chicagoland breweries, […]

Rosie O’Hares Public House

East Dundee

At Rosie’s you’ll feel right at home – whether you stop by to quench your thirst with our vast selection of beers and spirits, or dine on our authentic pub grub – we want you to catch a big game on our TVs, or to just watch the river roll by on a nice day outside on our pretty patio. […]

Bannerman’s Sports Grill

Bartlett

From the skybox room in the front to our sports-themed areas in the back you’ll feel like you’re a part of the game and not just visiting your typical restaurant.

Randall Roadhouse Tavern & Grill

Carpentersville

With our extensive background in the pizza business, the Roadhouse has quickly received a reputation for having the best non-corporate pizza in the area.

Hooper’s Sports Bar and Grill

Elgin

Dine-In or Carry-OutParty. Room for 60 People Catering Available. Family Friendly

Drift Inn

Gilberts

Not your typical small town tavern.

Cruisin Bar & Eatery

Gilberts

Cruisin Bar and Eatery was established on February 1st, 2003.  They are just 1.5 miles west of Randall Road on RT 72. They serve great lunches, dinners, and drinks.

Bracht’s Place

Bartlett

Everyone who comes to Bracht’s Place loves the owners, the people you get a sense of community here. They do have awesome events and you get to know everyone who goes there or who works there. Where else can you get $3 tall ones $4 bombs, any kind you want and other week day specials such as the Monday .50 […]

Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern

Elgin

Welcome to Bennigan’s, a legendary, chef-driven neighborhood pub and the perfect place to kick back and experience the genuine spirit of Irish Hospitality. We just remodeled our location! Stop by to see our new look!

Blue Line Bar & Grill

West Dundee

Blue Line Bar & Grill is located inside of Leafs Ice Arena in West Dundee. This bar & grill is a great place to hang out and watch a hockey game or any sports game for that matter, on one of their many large flat screen TV’s. The restaurant offers a nice view of the ice rink so you can see […]

Johnny’s Supper Clubs

Elgin

The public golf club at Bowes Creek offers a unique “member-for-a-day” rate (instead of greens fees) as well as annual memberships. Amenities include: Porter’s Pub, an English-style restaurant and bar first-class banquet facility full practice area, complete with an elevated, 30-station driving range putting and chipping greens private lesson tees fully-equipped proshop multipurpose clubhouse To learn more about the Bowes […]

Bandito Barney’s Beach Club

East Dundee

Bandito Barney’s is northern Illinois’ premier beach club and sports bar! Located five minutes from I-90, Bandito’s is the place to find the ultimate party! Over 100 tables in our famous outdoor beer garden!

The Still Bar & Grill

Bartlett

McMae’s Tavern & Grill

Bartlett

Wanna catch a game, hang out with friends, or celebrate a special event? McMae’s casual atmosphere is perfect for any occasion.

Bikini Bottom Bar

West Dundee

The Afterset

Elgin

A fun bar with a great atmosphere.

Red Ox Restaurant and Bar

Hampshire

Hoppe’s Tavern

Elgin

Legendary Elgin bar! Great atmosphere and bartenders. It's the perfect place to meet up with friends and family to watch the game!

Carol’s Corner

East Dundee

Pub and Bar & Grill

O’Hare’s Pub & Restaurant

Bartlett

O’Hare’s Pub is a family-owned Irish Restaurant and Sports Bar. Our warm, friendly environment is the perfect setting for conversations with friends and neighbors. Enjoy traditional Irish classics as well as the best pub burgers in Bartlett. Check in for daily specials including our 50 cent wing Saturdays while you watch your favorite teams on either of the eight large, […]

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