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Skoog's Pub & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
+1 815-667-5800
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

oh boy, we just got done hiking miles and decided we needed a burger and a Bloody Mary. Both Available Here! You need to stop this place is clean, friendly and the Burgers are huge and handmade. Thanks Skoog's for a great lunch.

Thank Jakics
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277 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for a change of pace. We were seated right away and we were in the back room close to the fireplace. The restaurant has the lights turned down and it was a little hard to see the menu. The restaurant was packed and it was a little noisy. We ordered some appetizers and some drinks from the... More 

Thank Achung70
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Utica, or North Utica via navigation, is a small town where visitors can live large, with four or five great places to eat in a single block. Skoogs anchors one end of the block, Duffys the other and Canalport and a breakfast n lunch diner capably serve the middle. Now a wine bar and cupcake bakery here, too. Had a... More 

Thank Scott A
Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We went in looking for a fish fry and the girl from the wine bar next door recomended this place. we had the bluegill. It was very good, and great service also

Thank gary k
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Best wings you will ever get try the Kamkazi flavor.Great bloody marys as well as fish and soups.We always make it a point to stop here when in the utica area.

Thank Tim R
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Kamacaze wings are amazing. Wings are huge. Brocoli cheddar bites are out of this world. Staff friendly, attentive and quick. Prices fair. Clean business. A Peru favorite!

Thank Kristen C
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490 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

After spending the better part of our day hiking, we were starved and drove into Utica in search of somewhere, anywhere, to get a bite to eat in the middle of the afternoon. Skoog's Pub was the first restaurant we came to and they had a table so we stayed. Good selection of beer and pub food on the menu.... More 

Thank Jewelsworld
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We discovered Skoog's Pub & Grill on our drive to Starved Rock State Park through its TripAdvisor reviews, and were not disappointed. It was busy for lunch, but we we seated quickly. Service was prompt and all four of us were happy with what we ordered. Selection was larger than we expected and those of us who took advantage of... More 

Thank Chicag0Frank
Davenport, Iowa
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Here for Burgoo festival. Very busy but our waitress was awesome. Got our food fast, tasted great, and met nice people at other tables. Got the tenderloin, good sized. Nice vibe. Go here every year.

Thank beentheredonethatia
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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862 reviews
640 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, decent atmosphere, and an OK visit in an area not familiar with. Will probably get in the area again, sometime in the future, and will stop by.

Thank Denny B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Mill St, Utica, IL 61373-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 815-667-5800
Located in Utica Illinois, Skoog's Pub & Grill is famous for their great homemade food. Opening in 2000, Skoog's has quickly become one of the most popular gathering spots for locals and park visitors in the historic "Starved Rock State Park" region. Skoog's was built on the idea of great food, large portions, and an enjoyable dining and drinking experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?