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The Irish Legend Pub

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
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8933 Archer Ave, Willow Springs, IL 60480-1205
11:00 - 02:00
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Lemont, Illinois
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156 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Maybe it's just what I ordered but I thought the Shrimp appetizer (the waitress called them "jumbo" shrimp) was just average. The sauce can be served on the shrimp or on the side and I was so glad I ordered it on the side because it was horrible prepared salad dressing (parmesan garlic). My husband ordered the sliders and was... More 

Thank Mickie T
Kyoto, Japan
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

If you've been to Ireland, then you know that a lot of the great pubs are family friendly places, which is what happens on Sundays 3-5pm here. The Murphy Roche school of Irish music and dance gets together, and the restaurant is filled with great craic altogether.

1 Thank PetertheJustOkay
Countryside, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Just had a semi- large crowd for a birthday party. The food was excellent, the service impeccable and the private room was beautiful with its own bar. Courtney was extremely helpful setting up the party and making sure everyone was happy. I would highly recommend for a party or just lunch or dinner. Great place!

Thank Diane S
Willow Springs, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I have only been here a couple of times but I see this turning into a regular place that I would like to go to. Good food, good service, good atmosphere.

Thank jax147
Willow Springs, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Authentic Irish pub/restaurant. Delicious food and drinks that are reasonably priced. Great place for couples or gathering any time of day.

Thank Patti108
Darien, Illinois
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This has become a new favorite for a night out that includes Irish food fare. We have been back several times, great little gal from Ireland always provides top notch service, fast, friendly even when they're busy. She never stops moving or letting the glass empty out. Others have provided similar service on our visits. Food is great, no haunting... More 

Thank sathern0522
Willow Springs, Illinois
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

From the moment we walked in to the Legend, it was love at first sight. From the cozy bar room with fire place and round tables to the tall tables in the "sports bar" section. Hawk season brings out the folks in jerseys and everyone enjoys beer, spirits and of course some super bar food including corned beef bites and... More 

Thank reniev
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Went on a Sunday, kids were playing Irish music. My 8 year old loved it! Great French onion soup, my husband had a really good burger, good beer selections.

Thank Bobbi M
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

First off, I really like the pub-like atmosphere, it is really warm and inviting (and there is an outdoor beer garden and a deck) Went there with my son, he had a Guinness and I had a Sam Adams Oktoberfest. The beer was cold, glassware clean and bright and the beer was enjoyable. We were both not extremely hungry so... More 

Thank RhotanVonRhotan
Chicago, United States
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226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Nothing special about this place, but the food is good when they finally get the order right. I ordered a Buffalo Chicken wrap, and was brought hot wings. When I told my server of the error, she disagreed and said thats not what she wrote down. It wasn't until the others I was with told her I did order a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Irish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8933 Archer Ave, Willow Springs, IL 60480-1205
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Willow Springs

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?