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The Kerryman

661 N. Clark St. (Erie St.) Send to Phone
Elevated Irish pub grub and one-pot meals make this wood-heavy nook a hit with the upper 20s, beer-and-shot crowd.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 4 reviews
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The Kerryman Restaurant Review

: Trevor and Micheal O'Donoghue, siblings who called the Emerald Isle home, managed to fashion a classy, stylish pub that stands out from the myriad of like-minded Irish joints in Chicago. Diners wind through the multi-level space, which is adorned with compass-inspired details, artsy flower arrangements and leather booths, to procure better-than-average ale-battered onion rings and nicely poured black and tans. Irish cheddar and bacon quesadillas are addictive, but the kettle-fried fish is limp and lacking in flavor. A better bet is the homey chicken and mushroom potpie, meatloaf, shepherd's pie or curried breakfast skillet, jammed with many meats, plus red onions, green peppers, potatoes, Irish cheddar and eggs. It comes with toast and a slab of butter, too. On weekends, wake up to a corned beef hash Reuben or chocolate-battered french toast with orange, vanilla cream and syrup.

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