Emmettís Ale House - Palatine | Palatine, Illinois
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Emmettís Ale House - Palatine
Good based on 16 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

110 N Brockway Street
Palatine, Illinois United States 60067 [ print map ]
847 359 1533

emmettstavern.com

Hours: Mon-Thu 11:30a-12a,Fri-Sat 11:30a-12a,Sun 12p-10p


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Emmettís Ale House - Palatine

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Beer Available At Emmettís Ale House - Palatine (arranged by most recent)
Emmetts American Wheat 26, Emmetts McCarthy American Red 77, Emmetts Victory Pale Ale 95, Emmetts Robust Porter 87
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16 reviews for Emmettís Ale House - Palatine
 Ambiance  85%
 Service  71%
 Selection  65%
 Food  78%
 Value  73%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  77%
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68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben  (94) Blaine, Minnesota | November 4, 2005
Very upscale place. Not used to this kind of a venue for beer sampling. Nice variety on the tap list with about seven at a time that span the spectrum of styles. The food was awesome, though the sandwich was so piled high with pork I had to use a knife and fork. Service was pretty slow.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
jeremytoni  (161) Swedesboro, New Jersey | June 14, 2012
Decent selection of their beers, and some pretty good food and service.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
GhostFace  (15) Wisconsin | October 15, 2011
Emmetís is one of my favorite brew pubs in IL! Their Palatine location is is housed in a beautiful building and is warm and inviting. Their bar area is accented by dark tones and a sweet fireplace. The bar itself is very cozy but enough room when full. Dining area is open and classy feeling. Iíve never had a bad item off their menu. The pricing is reasonable considering the quality of the food. On to the beer... itís pretty damn good! 5+ tap lines are a standard. My personal favorites are the McCarthy Red & Victory Pale Ale. There are other locations as well, find one and treat yourself!
68
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
chicagodri  (58) Chicago, Illinois | July 4, 2011
Went here for a party. Nice service, decent beer selection, nice outdoor patio. Okay food. Worth a stop.
84
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2  (706) Hanover, Maryland | June 19, 2011
Emmettís is a large pub across the lot from a Chicago Metra Blue Line station. The place is large and open inside, with the brewery somewhat visible. There were 7 or so house beers available, and all were solid. The food was quite tasty and priced reasonably. Our service was good, along with the attention from the bar tender.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Beermann  (1) California | March 31, 2011
I frequent Emmettís in Palatine. I love the beer and the staff. Very friendly and the food is great. The Robust Porter is delicious along with the Oatmeal Stout (Iím a dark beer guy). Tuesday is $3 pints, Thursday is 1/2 off pitchers (makes them $7.50 a piece). They also recently started a late night menu that has a bunch of the appetizers half off that starts at 10pm. Havenít tried a beer here that I donít like.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick  (746) Columbus, Ohio | March 25, 2011
(Visited 10/2009): Emmettís is a few miles off I-90 on N Brockway in downtown Palatine. There is parking on the street next to the building as well as a lot in front. The interior boasts brewing equipment right as you walk in, and is segmented into a couple different rooms with the bar area on the right and table seating on the left. There is a lot of wood and a cream/dark brown color scheme. The bar has several TVs and a fireplace. Some outdoor seating is available as well. The beer selection veers toward German/Bavarian styles (as it appears the food does) such as a Dortmunder, Zwickel, and Oktoberfest. The beers are all a but above average, and a sampler is available. Service was pretty good on an early weekday afternoon. I was super late getting back to Midway so I was not able to spend a lot of time asking questions. I did not try any food on this visit. Overall this is a pretty nice brewpub that is worth checking out again when I have more time.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
kseecs16  (209) Naperville, Illinois | June 1, 2010
Similar to West Dundee with a small, cozy bar and larger more formal dining area with a big patio that also has a firepit for colder weather. Same menu as the other locations and fairly consistent. The downside, like Downers Grove is that you donít get to seem much more than 1 or at most 2 specials or seasonals beyond the regular rotation. Fortunately the Victory and McCarthy are just as delicious here as everywhere else. Emmettís wonít blow you away at any locations but it is family friendly, serves high quality beer and above average brewpub food.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
msante79  (341) Mount Prospect, Illinois | March 7, 2010
Stopped in with my wife for some dinner. Very large upscale building split into a dinning room and a bar area with quite a few table. Hostess seemed a little stuck up. Waiter was a younger kid and service was a little slow. Food was really good. Had the fish and chips and it was solid. My wife had chicken with goat cheese and pesto and she really like it. Beers were decent. A little too upscale for me to go there just to have a few beers. Will go again for dinner.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Walt  (189) Austin, Texas | March 23, 2008
Great food!!! Nice upscale casual dining restaurant...decent service and solid beers...
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
DoubleBagger  (1) | January 30, 2008
This place just reopened. Beer selection is a little thin, since they are not brewing yet, but word is that they will be up and brewing mid-February. Until then, they are shipping in their beer from the Dundee and Downers Grove breweries.

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