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100 W. Grand Ave. (Clark St.) Send to Phone
312-836-0066 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Imported-feeling Irish watering hole where traditional pub grub is washed down with perfectly poured pints.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Fadó Restaurant Review

: With a name that’s Irish for “long ago,” this pub proclaims itself the best Irish joint in the city. It gets props for the fact that its interior was shipped piece-by-piece from Ireland and assembled by Irish craftsmen; the bar alone is worth a look. Yes, the menu is likable, too. Fish 'n' chips, shepherd's pie and corned beef and cabbage are a taste of the rather extensive options, which are not all Irish-classic; chicken boxty quesadillas and Guinness barbecue wings offer updates on staples. And speaking of "chips," here you can get them with an array of dipping sauces, including Guinness barbecue and green peppercorn. Expect entertainment some nights as well as a great selection of beer.

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