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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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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (3 reviews)
“cobb salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Irish, Bar
$$ - $$$
260 E Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb, IL 60115-3229
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The few times we can have eaten at O'Leary's... maybe ten.. it's just a waist... Always a local DeKalb joint mostly city employees and lacking in authenticity...it's the locals that bum this establishment out. . Regular staff and manager are always attentive...much better options in...More

Thank Hack W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times and have always had great service and excellent food!! Fun atmosphere and fun people!!!

Thank 663donna
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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 28 August 2017

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 19 August 2017 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 18 August 2017 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 16 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

1  Thank unclevad
Reviewed 6 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 16 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Irish, Bar
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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