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Elephant & Castle

$$ - $$$
Downtown / The Loop
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111 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-4106
+1 312-236-6656
06:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 02:00
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Pontiac, Illinois
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95 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyable lunch in a Pub atmosphere. A bit loud, but that added to the moment. Food good. Tight seating which adds to the winter cold comfort.

Thank Dan R
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really awesome steak & mushroom pie and my workmste a burger which was nice too. Staff is really friendly. I liked this place a lot.

Thank Noobinchen
Macomb, United States
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favorite places to stop before taking the train to head home. The food is nothing special but there is something for everyone and the atmosphere is pure Chicago. Service was slow today, but the butter chicken and anti-hero on tap were excellent.

Thank Heather M
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123 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were relatives visiting Chicago from Australia and Canada. We toured Chicago and stopped here for lunch. It was cute and cozy and the food was good

Thank baghdadlian
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing. Craig E&C Ops More 

Corpus Christi, Texas
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210 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a light lunch. Silly us. It is British pub style and pretty realistic of a city pub. They had true british pints and cider on draft which is not usual for the US. We had to try the putine, but I have to admit it is not my thing. It is just a bit heavy for... More 

Thank sandra s
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed nextdoor at Club Quarters and ordered room service from Elephant and Castle. It was reasonably priced and hit the spot for our pub food craving.

Thank Ben R
San Salvador, El Salvador
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Central Loop Hotel and decided to have breakfast during my stay. I was impressed by the quality and flavor of my corned beef hash!!! On my return from the local convention, after a long day of walking, I decided to give the dinner menu a try. Again, I was more than surprised with their Jalapeño Mac and... More 

Thank luistona
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle, responded to this review

Great to hear. Thanks for reviewing. Craig More 

Charleston, West Virginia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Maybe it was because I was really hungry but I really enjoyed the food here. I believe I had a black and bleu hamburger and a Magners Irish Cider. YUM. It may be average for food snobs but it was great for me!

Thank Laura P
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle, responded to this review

Thanks Laura. We love Magners! Craig E&C Ops More 

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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes, all a business traveler wants is a cold beer, a halfway decent meal and TV to watch sports. You'll find that at Elephant and Castle. It's not a "foodie" destination, you're not going to find exotic items on the menu, but you will find a decent selection of beverages and food items to satisfy whatever you might be hungry... More 

Thank THartman17
South Bend, Indiana
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149 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We stopped in for drinks before going out. We stayed next door so it was very convenient. The place was really happening after work on Friday. Many craft beers on tap and a full list of apps and cocktails.

Thank bmwdiscman
Craig W, Owner at Elephant & Castle, responded to this review

It can get a little rowdy during Happy Hour on a Friday. THanks for dropping by. Craig More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603-4106
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Downtown / The Loop
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / The Loop
  • Phone Number: +1 312-236-6656

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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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Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a good starting point to sample the city's energy and flavor. This central business district boasts Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. A stunning skyline coupled with cultural attractions like the Art Institute of Chicago present a Downtown where work and play peacefully coexist.
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