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O'Leary's Ale House

260 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3229
+1 815-748-0000
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Irish, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
260 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3229
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Pub atmosphere that offers some salads, meals and irish-themed appetizers. Great bar selection and friendly staff. Large groups accommodated well.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate Lunch here and loved the Sloppy Joe sliders, wife had the sample platter and loved it, Beer was good and cold!! prices were good too, Also lovedthe beer can wall, and all the tappers.we will be back!!

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service is always great usually. Servers friendly. The food though is too variable. Before they redid the menu's would say that they were a rock solid 4 star. I like the mac and cheese burger. Hubby likes the Philly cheese steak.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience from the beginning to the end. Parking was a little bit far away but overall a great time with my family. We had sweet potato tater tots as our appetizer, my husband had a couple of draft craft beers (including...More

Thank Jamie T
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We have patronized O'leary's Ale House several times since Fall 2016. We have noticed that the meal entrees have been eliminated (Spring 2017?) so now the menu is strictly pub grub. The craft beer selection remains varied but apparently shifts seasonally. Summer beers are not...More

Thank unclevad
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great pub atmosphere. Wide range of drinks served quickly even when busy. The food is way above bar food. They ribs are very tasty and tender. The Guinness battered onion rings are ridiculously good. Whether you just want a beer and a snack or a...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I was moved to write a very unhappy review which I'm not accustomed to doing. Glenn was our server. We started with a desire for a beer. Many were beers I never had heard of which has never stopped me but when I asked for...More

Thank wendythewiseone
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We walked in and we're quickly seated. Drinks ordered fairly fast food order soon after. We wound up getting 2 salads and a flat bread. The food seemed to take awhile for what it was but the flat bread might have been slowing the order...More

Thank TheRiddleBox
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is actually a real nice place located in the heart of downtown DeKalb. Pretty much a bar / sandwich place for the college town patrons. Service was very good. The menu has a lot of choices but my diet is very restrictive to high...More

Thank HOTROD37
Reviewed 4 January 2017

When we get a chance, we love to come here for their burgers and especially the onion soup. It is so tasty. They have excellent sandwiches too. Half a Sandwich and this French onion soup is sooooo good.

Thank Bonana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Irish, Bar
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3229
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DeKalb
  • Phone Number: +1 815-748-0000
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