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Donkey Inn

$$ - $$$American, ,
923 S Plum Grove Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7256
+1 847-359-5451
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“walleye” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
923 S Plum Grove Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7256
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great spot for a reasonable burger and beer. Crowded but in a good way. Very friendly staff. The bar area has numerous big screen TV's with different sporting events. Only drawback is the parking.

Thank zed298
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Old style dark wood joint. Good food (clean food) drinks, plenty of tv's and music. The makeup of it is clients are younger to old, beer to scotch! Comfortable..good food..good parking!!

Thank Dino S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Saturday we arrived at 12:15. We received our menues at 12:30. Our waitress did not take our order until 1:00 and our meal arrived at 2:00. This is unexcusable! We asked our waitress to change the tv channel and she said she would, but never...More

Thank Adam054
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We like to try different places for a Friday Night Fish Fry. We had gone by this place many times over the years, but never went in. We were pleasantly surprised to find a very nice pub/restaurant. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. It...More

1  Thank RPS1971
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Been here many times. Good solid bar food- burger was good. Apps good also. Nice friendly place - long time customers all around the bar you could tell. Decent beer selection - but nothing great

Thank James C
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Local spot , great food, never had a bad meal Really good specials reasonable prices food And drinks. Been there forever

Thank babyhuey59
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We usually go for the burger night special! They also have a lot more to offer on their menu...salads, soups, sandwiches, etc.! I like their Ceasar Chicken Salad!

Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

If you are ever in the area on a Wed night stop by the donkey for a $5.00 burger and fries. Service is super fast, beer is cold and burger is super hot. Your choice of fries, tots or waffle fries makes the deal even...More

Thank Cari M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My new neighbor introduced me to this homey neighborhood kinda place! She loves it because they actually will serve a RARE burger. That speaks to the confidence and freshness of the beef served there. We also had BBQ ribs on a Saturday Special. Full slab...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Great burgers, chicken pot pie and comfort food. Sports on TV, friendly service and reasonable prices make this a favorite for a quick casual meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 923 S Plum Grove Rd, Palatine, IL 60067-7256
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palatine
  • Phone Number: +1 847-359-5451
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